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07-23-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,499
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I stopped at the fire station drinking fountain...

I stopped at the fire station drinking fountain today, water is on. Not the nice bottle filler like the Temple has, but it will fill a bottle just fine.
07-19-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,842
Posted By caloso

We were in Tahoe this weekend and got a...

We were in Tahoe this weekend and got a spectacular view of the pyrocumulonimbus from Ellis Peak. Lucky for the folks at the lake that the wind pushed all the smoke NE. Not so lucky for folks in...
06-28-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,499
Posted By terrymorse

There’s a faucet at the old Woodside Store, at...

There’s a faucet at the old Woodside Store, at the corner of Tripp Rd. and Kings Mountain Rd.

As far as I know, that one is still working.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,924
Posted By big john

The difference is on a motorcycle you're...

The difference is on a motorcycle you're (hopefully) wearing a full-face helmet, protective boots and gloves, leather jacket, nylon or leather pants, and maybe some pads.
On a bicycle you're wearing...
11-07-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By genejockey

Is it just me, or do there seem to be a hell of a...

Is it just me, or do there seem to be a hell of a lot more people descending OLH than there used to be? It used to be that almost nobody would go DOWN OLH. In fact I still won't - though I LOVE going...
09-21-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Cyclist0108

I wasn't suggesting that, but he most certainly...

I wasn't suggesting that, but he most certainly could.



Public health concerns are hardly "no good reason." If you are a COVID-denier, please stop whining that not everyone is marching in...
09-10-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,718
Posted By genejockey

One does not simply walk into ride in Mordor...

One does not simply walk into ride in Mordor NorCal....It is a barren wasteland, riddled with fire and ash and dust, the very air you breathe is a poisonous fume
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,988
Posted By Psimet2001

We're over 10 years into the power wars and...

We're over 10 years into the power wars and people still don't get the basics.

1. Your peloton is wrong.

2. Even though I own stock in Peloton - who cares if it's wrong?

3. Getting 2 power...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By rubiksoval

If they are going to use it, they should at least...

If they are going to use it, they should at least include banana peels or turtle shells or something interesting.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,978
Posted By genejockey

Thank goodness I have actually climbs to climb,...

Thank goodness I have actually climbs to climb, instead of having to pretend on the flat. No descent as a reward for half an hour or more of effort? Bleah.
08-19-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,718
Posted By genejockey

The sky is blue in San Mateo,and the haze is...

The sky is blue in San Mateo,and the haze is largely gone. AirNow has us at "Unhealthy For Sensitive Groups", so I'mma go for a ride later.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,548
Posted By noisebeam

Double flats are not that common but failure to...

Double flats are not that common but failure to properly diagnose and/or repair a flat can be resulting in the need for 2nd repair immediately. Like most others I bring both tubes and a patch kit.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,548
Posted By bruce19

I've had that double flat experience. Hit a pot...

I've had that double flat experience. Hit a pot hole at speed. Fortunately I was carrying a tube and was with my GF and others so there were more tubes available. Patching tubes on the road is a crap...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,548
Posted By WhyFi

I always carried a tube and a patch kit, just in...

I always carried a tube and a patch kit, just in case. Particularly on longer rides, it gives a little more peace of mind.

If you're generally happy with tubes, don't worry about tubeless,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,030
Posted By AlgarveCycling

100% No one has to justify themselves or...

100%

No one has to justify themselves or explain how parts of it, like KOM's, mean nothing to them. Those of us who like Strava pick and choose which elements of it we enjoy and that's fine. Many...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,192
Posted By genejockey

My hardest climb barely registers (Page Mill...

My hardest climb barely registers (Page Mill Road), but I used to climb it every year just to say I'd done it.

The first year, I got to a steep pitch, all out in the open, no shade, and thought,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,779
Posted By ooga-booga

just ride. your body will tell you whether to go...

just ride. your body will tell you whether to go slow or fast or some unstable incestuous blend. embrace it.
04-08-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,067
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Please be careful with the terror and fear. ...

Please be careful with the terror and fear. Hospitalization for COVID-19 is absolutely NOT a death sentence in New York. My wife and I live and work as health care professionals in NY state and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,680
Posted By colombo357

1. All else equal, 2x20s are harder and more...

1. All else equal, 2x20s are harder and more effective. That said, 4x10s will sometimes be at a higher % of FTP, in some cases 100%. Just depends on your objectives for the day. Good to mix it up.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,680
Posted By jpescatore

Three thoughts, well - 4 really: I have...

Three thoughts, well - 4 really:


I have created a set of Tabata interval workouts in Zwift - I'll throw one in every now and then when I only have 30-45 minutes or less to ride. I've become a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,148
Posted By terrymorse

coleman Valley is steep but not very long....

coleman Valley is steep but not very long. Beautiful views of the ocean.

Kings Ridge, Fort Ross, Meyers Grade, Sweetwater Springs are nearby climbs that are tougher.

The roads around the...
10-03-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By DiabloScott

Dude - Trinity Road and Oakville Grade to Napa...

Dude - Trinity Road and Oakville Grade to Napa and back. Part of the Coor's Classic many years ago. All hill, iconic. You could probably find a loop rather than an out-n-back, but it would be less...
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