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04-20-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,430
Posted By Garfield Cat

Get someone to ride behind you. Take a close look...

Get someone to ride behind you. Take a close look at your pedal stroke...the length.

Some riders go for a long pedal stroke where, during the downstroke, the knees are not bent (enough). As you...
04-19-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,430
Posted By Garfield Cat

Several things: The fore and aft position...

Several things:

The fore and aft position of the saddle are important. That is also connected with the measurement of the pedal stroke. They're both related.

If you shove the saddle back...
04-15-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Garfield Cat

Corona de Mar - Fernleaf Avenue

Daily Pilot Article
https://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/story/2022-04-14/block-of-fernleaf-avenue-to-see-trial-one-way-closure-with-newport-beach-council-approval

The residents of...
03-05-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,131
Posted By Garfield Cat

Old means how old would be really old? Good...

Old means how old would be really old?

Good music is still good music, no matter the age of the composition.
03-04-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By Garfield Cat

Cambria to Ragged Point is the ride to do. It...

Cambria to Ragged Point is the ride to do. It will take a while and towards the finish to Ragged Point, its uphill.

Plenty of places to stay at Cambria. Food is good there.

Sea Chest...
02-04-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,223
Posted By Garfield Cat

Why is it that when I watch a YouTube for...

Why is it that when I watch a YouTube for changing tires, its the easy tire to change? How about a deep dish rim with a tire known for its difficulty (size) to get onto the rim?

Same goes for...
02-04-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,079
Posted By Garfield Cat

Open UP

https://opencycle.com/w/gbi.ashx?&w=1440&id=6871
12-17-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,473
Posted By Garfield Cat

By the way, Cygolite is located in Irvine,...

By the way, Cygolite is located in Irvine, California. And before that, Santa Ana, California.

The company has never been outside of the United States. Now, the parts like the plastic lenses,...
10-10-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 207,899
Posted By Garfield Cat

Yesterday, Saturday Oct 9, 2021 I rode in...

Yesterday, Saturday Oct 9, 2021 I rode in Huntington Beach where I live.

I rode from the Pier to the SART on the MUP just to see what the real damage smells like.

Lots of clean up crew,...
06-06-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,148
Posted By Garfield Cat

Depends on where you are at in your riding. Some...

Depends on where you are at in your riding. Some beginners start with hybrid and then get in aerobic shape soon to discover that their conditioning now takes center stage. The rides get longer and...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,270
Posted By Garfield Cat

bike riders with sacroiliac pain. You may...

bike riders with sacroiliac pain.

You may need several types of health care providers. Chiropractors who have a larger practice will also have massage therapists. But the ultimate in massage...
04-17-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By Garfield Cat

Mountain Biker Mt Wilson Rescued

L.A. Times

A mountain biker who fell off the side of a cliff in the Mt. Wilson area on Thursday morning dangled face down hundreds of feet off the ground before the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s...
03-18-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,371
Posted By Garfield Cat

Its about riding in general and then applying...

Its about riding in general and then applying other skills for the group ride. Those other skills involve looking and how to do it in a group ride.

That means the OP was having difficulty even...
12-26-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By Garfield Cat

For So Cal, the ideal way is to have a change of...

For So Cal, the ideal way is to have a change of clothes somewhere during the ride when the sun begins to warm up the air. If riding solo, it would be rather difficult. If riding in a "somewhat"...
11-04-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,795
Posted By Garfield Cat

Try to set an example to the drivers. At...

Try to set an example to the drivers.

At stop lights, make sure the drivers behind you may turn right without waiting for you to move over.

At 4 way stop signs, don't use track stands, instead...
10-27-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By Garfield Cat

Helicopter streaming feed by the local news...

Helicopter streaming feed by the local news helicopters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sHD5tIA9zQ
09-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,334
Posted By Garfield Cat

No torque wrench. The carbon frame has a metal...

No torque wrench. The carbon frame has a metal sleeve for the bolts.
08-26-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,846
Posted By Garfield Cat

Not only that but I use that 5 gallon bucket like...

Not only that but I use that 5 gallon bucket like the one I see at Home Depot. I don't fill it up to the top but just enough to use laundry liquid and cold water to soak the clothes. While soaking,...
07-26-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,674
Posted By Garfield Cat

At 70 years, if you cannot safely negotiate road,...

At 70 years, if you cannot safely negotiate road, then off-road will just present even more skill level demands. Stay on the Lemond and actually enjoy it on the road. Can east of Austin TX be that...
07-24-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,503
Posted By Garfield Cat

You don't need to get stronger. Just ride. The...

You don't need to get stronger. Just ride. The stronger comes with the riding. If riding is not fun, then it won't last. Keep it fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,405
Posted By Garfield Cat

Body geometry and ride style. Much has been...

Body geometry and ride style. Much has been discussed by fitters on the body geometry with the millimeter width sizes. What needs to be understood is how the rider actually changes sitting...
07-24-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 207,899
Posted By Garfield Cat

Last weekend Back Bay was closed but most riders...

Last weekend Back Bay was closed but most riders went around the barrier at Eastbluff entrance. Then just before University Drive, is where the big rock slide occured. There was a very narrow path to...
Forum: Triathlon
05-20-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,273
Posted By Garfield Cat

[QUOTE=Flounce;20007913]I don't do triathlons....

[QUOTE=Flounce;20007913]I don't do triathlons. But I have N+1 fever. I do solo rides with long flat straights, uninterrupted by curves or hills.

Perhaps all this is a stupid reason to buy a tri...
01-27-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,915
Posted By Garfield Cat

I went to Oanda web site to see what the...

I went to Oanda web site to see what the conversion would be like:

https://www1.oanda.com/currency/converter/

This says $1 US = $1.31418 Canadian

Then I went to a Canadian bike shop "Wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,418
Posted By Garfield Cat

The most immediate thought is "price". Then I...

The most immediate thought is "price". Then I think about the manufacturer and their array of types of padding. Some short/bib makers don't say too much about their padding. So what do you do? Go...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,511
Posted By Garfield Cat

A 16 lb bike: you can still use the Road Morph. ...

A 16 lb bike: you can still use the Road Morph. Its going to be about the use of that bike. Recreational riding, training rides, no big deal. Group rides with the fast group? Maybe just the...
10-07-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 207,899
Posted By Garfield Cat

Over the weekend (Saturday & Sunday Oct 5 & 6) at...

Over the weekend (Saturday & Sunday Oct 5 & 6) at Huntington Beach, there was the "Air Show"

4th annual show line-up ...
07-27-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,675
Posted By Garfield Cat

Yes, and in dictatorship type governments, the...

Yes, and in dictatorship type governments, the intelligencia groups somehow disappear.
07-27-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,675
Posted By Garfield Cat

I had to find this ...

I had to find this

https://www.shinola.com/mens/bicycles.html
07-13-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,886
Posted By Garfield Cat

Early start times and not quite ready if bowel...

Early start times and not quite ready if bowel movement goes off schedule.
07-01-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,975
Posted By Garfield Cat

A different approach: learning balance is the key...

A different approach: learning balance is the key and one way is not to use that bike. That bike is second to a scooter. The kind you see kids use, the Lazor. I think they call it "Kick Scooters"
...
05-16-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,540
Posted By Garfield Cat

The older riders have gone through the drill of...

The older riders have gone through the drill of buying their first road bike, just to see if they like riding, then later, buying the one they really like to ride, the fit, the everything.

It...
04-24-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,365
Posted By Garfield Cat

How about going to a Podiatrist in your area, Las...

How about going to a Podiatrist in your area, Las Vegas?

https://www.apma.org/Patients/FootHealth.cfm?ItemNumber=988
01-27-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,395
Posted By Garfield Cat

Now you get to enjoy because the lease will...

Now you get to enjoy because the lease will expire. And all your leasehold improvements will revert to the owner.
05-20-11, 08:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 116,298
Posted By Garfield Cat

Kids learn without fear; adults fear the learning...

Kids learn without fear; adults fear the learning process.

Falling is the big thing. The post that talked about scooters is to me, the transition stage. The scooter like the adult laser kick...
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