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02-27-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By JMH714

Updated: I received a Ritchey part almost...

Updated:

I received a Ritchey part almost similar with above and it fits perfectly. I haven't put saddle on it yet - but the clamp slide in bottom perfectly.

I couldn't even find it without any...
02-24-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By JMH714

Thank you, guys, for being helpful. Ordered...

Thank you, guys, for being helpful.

Ordered one and hopefully it worked out.

Again, thank you!
02-23-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By JMH714

Umm... Is it similar something like this: ...

Umm... Is it similar something like this:

https://www.amaincycling.com/giant-contact-switch-seatpost-clamp-assembly-9mm-carbon-rails-150000048/p440696
or...
02-23-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By JMH714

Need locate a part for Kestrel 4000 seat clamp part

My next door decided to take apart almost all components for his newer bike frame and gave me the Kestrel 4000 aero road bike. I thought I'd use it for stationary bike since I already have...
08-11-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,391
Posted By JMH714

Ehm... depends on where.... If central Santa Ana,...

Ehm... depends on where.... If central Santa Ana, yes there's high crime area. but north and south Santa Ana isn't that bad. And yes, I agree that Santa Ana isn't exactly bike friendly except for new...
07-28-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,391
Posted By JMH714

Irvine is not 100% flat - but most of the area...

Irvine is not 100% flat - but most of the area are fairly flat - the hill part are on Shady Canyon/Turtle Rock/UCI area and Portola PKWY.

As everyone said above - Irvine is great place to ride...
12-23-18, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,573
Posted By JMH714

Ha! I remember that! I used to call it "E ride"...

Ha! I remember that! I used to call it "E ride" not "E coupon" or "E ticket."

I do remember going in Knotts free but had to buy ride tickets. I have not been to any of amusement park since 1990's...
07-24-18, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By JMH714

That's cool. I usually come up from Newport Beach...

That's cool. I usually come up from Newport Beach to Jefferey Rd and then into Hick's Canyon. I do agree that it goes downhill on Hick's Canyon. I don't think anyone like me riding 25-30 mph on...
07-20-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By JMH714

That way is easy way because it's mostly...

That way is easy way because it's mostly downhill. I've rode opposite way than the video shown - it's bit hard work because you're mostly climbing. Yeah, too many people on that trail. I haven't ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,597
Posted By JMH714

Motor vehicle drivers will still yell and horn at...

Motor vehicle drivers will still yell and horn at you - same issue.
06-17-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By JMH714

Yeah, that's one. Hated that one. I almost...

Yeah, that's one.

Hated that one. I almost got hit while across the bridge - I mean, the truck drove by just inches from me - it was scary. On my next ride, I took sidewalk for my safety....
06-17-18, 08:54 AM
06-15-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By JMH714

I'm surprised that no one mention PCH/Dover Rd in...

I'm surprised that no one mention PCH/Dover Rd in Newport Beach (the bridge across the upper bay). Many cars would go right into Dover at high speed. My step-dad that lives near that area, he told me...
03-30-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 70,911
Posted By JMH714

I live in Edgewood street area - Santa Clara is...

I live in Edgewood street area - Santa Clara is not on both sides of Main St. Just Edgewood and Santa Clara that connected to Main Street.

I wouldn't recommend riding bike south of Main St. from...
02-25-18, 09:58 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 70,911
Posted By JMH714

I couldn't wait till it's completely cleared and...

I couldn't wait till it's completely cleared and cleaned up, so that I can ride bike from Green River to Huntington Beach! I haven't attempted it yet. :( I just begun riding road biking since 2014 -...
01-28-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 70,911
Posted By JMH714

I heard a rumor that some homeless moved into...

I heard a rumor that some homeless moved into Santiago Creek Park (there's bike path there). But it's unconfirmed rumor. I live pretty close to Santiago Creek Park and I haven't visit there yet.
01-09-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,622
Posted By JMH714

I didn't mean that way. I was speaking of my own...

I didn't mean that way. I was speaking of my own "practice" with SPD before I move onto SPD-SL, it's like moving up level.
01-08-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,622
Posted By JMH714

Thanks, guys. It was interesting reading. To...

Thanks, guys. It was interesting reading.

To clarify, I did not come from mountain bike. SPD was on my road bike because it's good introduction me into clipless world - well, actually, it's...
01-07-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,622
Posted By JMH714

I read somewhere that Shimano Light Action pedals...

I read somewhere that Shimano Light Action pedals are easier to unclip (I learned that this morning...) Not sure why higher level of pedals are much more stiff. Maybe because of aggressive pedaling...
01-07-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,622
Posted By JMH714

I don't know anyone that is road cyclist......

I don't know anyone that is road cyclist... except for bike shops and out on road with strangers.



I looked in manual and my assumption is right. ;) It was set on very loose and it's still...
01-06-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,622
Posted By JMH714

I had trouble unclipping a brand new pedals

I bought a new Ultegra SPD-SL carbon pedal today and installed on my primary road bike. Previous, I had 2-hole SPD and I had no issue with it.

But with SPD-SL, I found it really difficult to...
10-10-17, 07:06 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 70,911
Posted By JMH714

You will have to go through homeless tents in...

You will have to go through homeless tents in Anaheim. The Santa Ana River starts at Corona and ends in Huntington Beach and Anaheim is right in the middle.

Have you look into different route -...
09-04-17, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,907
Posted By JMH714

Yes, spoke protector. I don't know what it called...

Yes, spoke protector. I don't know what it called and I was just guessing. :)

Here's an image of spoke protector loose.
http://imageshack.com/a/img924/1668/YKDE2K.jpg

The spoke protector that...
09-04-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,907
Posted By JMH714

Chain Guard - Is it really necessary?

Today, I rode road bike and I felt a loud vibration from rear wheel. I looked at it and it turned out the chain was loose and banging on bike's frame. The chains aren't off track, but it seems that...
06-25-17, 09:08 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 70,911
Posted By JMH714

This is pretty frustrating... I love to ride bike...

This is pretty frustrating... I love to ride bike to Huntington Beach. Now I'm stuck with San Diego Creek Trail that is more difficult to reach beach (Newport Beach). It seems that county is not...
06-13-17, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,210
Posted By JMH714

Santiago Creek Trail does not go beyond 5 (not to...

Santiago Creek Trail does not go beyond 5 (not to mention not safe for any of us going under 5 due to drug users and male prostitute). But it ended at the mall instead of going under 5.
04-26-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By JMH714

I like Rock N Cyclery in Anaheim Hills, they're...

I like Rock N Cyclery in Anaheim Hills, they're great customer service. Probably too far for you.
04-17-17, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,446
Posted By JMH714

I just drove on it last Saturday... I wouldn't...

I just drove on it last Saturday... I wouldn't recommend it at all for some reasons:

1. Narrow road - It's pretty narrow and there's no way for anyone to pass cyclist on shoulder.
2. Crazy...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 66,327
Posted By JMH714

I'm putting my CF building project on hold for a...

I'm putting my CF building project on hold for a while. I spent too much money on my new computer and Oculus Rift.

That's fine since I already have CF bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-17, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,101
Posted By JMH714

OnTrac is bit creepy... One day, I got an email...

OnTrac is bit creepy... One day, I got an email from them saying that my package have been delivery and they even attached a picture of package at my front door. lol WTF?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,101
Posted By JMH714

Each carriers at each locals is varied...

Each carriers at each locals is varied experience. I work in receiving area, I saw many boxes coming from FedEx Ground and UPS Ground. Some day, I would see they delivery boxes in excellent condition...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,726
Posted By JMH714

I agree that there's no such "overkill" if it's...

I agree that there's no such "overkill" if it's for video editing. But it's overkill for something like iRacing or other gaming.

That's my "iRacing" rig - you tell me how overkill I have done? :D...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,726
Posted By JMH714

Wow... lol. I'm member at iRacing - that's the...

Wow... lol. I'm member at iRacing - that's the reason I kept upgrading my PC to keep ahead. I'm working on new PC with Oculus Rift. It's going to kill my saving!



That's bit overkill unless...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,726
Posted By JMH714

Only "upgraditis" I have is on PC. I customize my...

Only "upgraditis" I have is on PC. I customize my own PC and I always upgrade whenever there's new components came out.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 66,327
Posted By JMH714

Yeah, but it's aero bike. I don't want aero...

Yeah, but it's aero bike. I don't want aero frame.

I'm the guy who like to ride bike casually and going places. So, endurance is ideal for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-17, 04:37 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 66,327
Posted By JMH714

What I really wanted is frameset that are...

What I really wanted is frameset that are designed for disc brake. 093, 085, and 066 are designed for rim brake. :-/

Since I already have Specialized Roubaix (rim brake) and would like to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 66,327
Posted By JMH714

lol... sorry! I do meant zymphad deserved an...

lol... sorry! I do meant zymphad deserved an explanation.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-17, 10:21 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 66,327
Posted By JMH714

There's must be more in the story than they told...

There's must be more in the story than they told you... There's must be some reason your order delayed while others got theirs quickly and I don't think "this is normal" really answered to your...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 66,327
Posted By JMH714

Not sure how WW works. But when I ordered iPads...

Not sure how WW works. But when I ordered iPads and iPhones and they had to ship it straight from China and I got it within 2 days - I don't think it even went through U.S. custom.

A question to...
03-23-17, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,529
Posted By JMH714

I was in same boat as you were. I haven't rode a...

I was in same boat as you were. I haven't rode a bike for almost 30 years and 3 years ago I decided to take biking again. I was 260lbs that time, I bought a Specialized Contour (hybrid bike) and rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-17, 04:07 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 66,327
Posted By JMH714

I've heard that the reason they do that to make...

I've heard that the reason they do that to make us (and Europeans) feel comfortable communicate them using western names. Or less confusing foreign name. Maybe it's the reason why they're using it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 66,327
Posted By JMH714

Wow... that sucks! :( I have been following...

Wow... that sucks! :(

I have been following this thread because I'm looking into getting new carbon fiber frameset and was going to order via Workswell. Now I'm hesitated... Now I need to find...
03-08-17, 07:57 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,050
Posted By JMH714

I have seen few - very few homeless just under 73...

I have seen few - very few homeless just under 73 freeway. But no tent or anything like on Santa Ana River. They just wandering around and relieved themselves on bush by the drinking fountain....
02-22-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,312
Posted By JMH714

I like her... but I would be worried about me if...

I like her... but I would be worried about me if I pissed her off. :eek:
02-21-17, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,312
Posted By JMH714

Anyone know what happened? (gif-related)

I saw it on one of forum (non-bike related forum) -

https://i.imgur.com/4R3wztr.gif

Okay, what did the van did to her before she chased it down and ripped its mirror? Anyone know?
02-21-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,050
Posted By JMH714

I think Santa Ana River is control by county, not...

I think Santa Ana River is control by county, not cities.
02-19-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By JMH714

Unfortunately, this June 11 will be last Happy...

Unfortunately, this June 11 will be last Happy Mosel event according to their website and Wikipedia. :(
02-17-17, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,099
Posted By JMH714

You could sneak a ride on Sunday which supposed...

You could sneak a ride on Sunday which supposed to be less chance of raining. I planned to do it on Sunday.
02-11-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,568
Posted By JMH714

I don't know what it will look like... It did...

I don't know what it will look like... It did mentioned that they're going to add bike lane there. I need to see the plan before I make any judgement.
01-26-17, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By JMH714

'Severe storm damage' closes Ortega Highway;...

'Severe storm damage' closes Ortega Highway; unclear when it will re-open - The Orange County Register (http://www.ocregister.com/articles/caltrans-742193-highway-ortega.html)
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