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10-01-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 961
Posted By Garfield Cat

Age 55 and recently within 2 years: "more...

Age 55 and recently within 2 years: "more affordable" "buying used" - By now you have 2 years of riding and now have a pretty good idea as to what you like about the bikes you already have. It is...
09-30-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 961
Posted By Garfield Cat

You have 3 steel alloy frame bikes. That in...

You have 3 steel alloy frame bikes. That in itself may indicate why you're asking the question. Indulge a little and get a different frame material bike to tryout. It's like in many other things. ...
09-30-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By Garfield Cat

The 5 foot wide will work until broken glass from...

The 5 foot wide will work until broken glass from a bottle is all over the place. The street sweeper will need to double up on that part of the road. By the way, what does the street sweeper do...
09-21-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,782
Posted By Garfield Cat

I like the idea of a recumbent; I would prefer a...

I like the idea of a recumbent; I would prefer a two wheel bent with some aero attachments. Trouble is, the garage space.

Did you have a garage storage problem with a bent?
09-21-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By Garfield Cat

There's aggressive and then there's passive...

There's aggressive and then there's passive aggressive.
09-21-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By Garfield Cat

The river trails seem to be the place for the...

The river trails seem to be the place for the marginalized. I wonder what would happen when the project to revitalize the Los Angeles River is started or completed. Will the marginalized element...
09-21-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By Garfield Cat

Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell ...

Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94bdMSCdw20
09-19-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Garfield Cat

Google algorithm – It would seem to me that this...

Google algorithm – It would seem to me that this algorithm needs to be reviewed every once-in-awhile.

For instance, the music posting is YouTube sourced.

The position: algorithm to...
08-29-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Garfield Cat

I ended up calling Schwalbe and talked with the...

I ended up calling Schwalbe and talked with the tech guy. He explained that Schwalbe from time to time will manufacture different versions of that G-One Allround. This explains why some vendors are...
08-29-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Garfield Cat

Schwalbe G-One Allround versions

I called Schwalbe directly and spoke with the technician.
https://www.schwalbetires.com/contact/SCHWALBE NORTH AMERICAFerndale, WA 98248
United States
Toll Free 1-888-700-5860 (M-F 8am - 4:30pm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By Garfield Cat

Elastic Interface ...

Elastic Interface

https://www.elasticinterface.com/cycling-pad/

CyPad Group

The CyPad Group is an industrial multinational that encompasses Elastic Interface® (EIT), the leading...
08-24-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Garfield Cat

Rab Wardell died

Cyclist Rab Wardell Dies 2 Days After Winning MTB XC Championships in Scotland37 year old.
04-28-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,731
Posted By Garfield Cat

Sounds like SAG support - a restatement and...

Sounds like SAG support - a restatement and extension.

SAG because those people know what it's like. They have some of the tools and know-how. They have a certain love for the sport. Oh, and...
04-24-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,113
Posted By Garfield Cat

You probably know this about the design, its...

You probably know this about the design, its Gerard Vroomen at Open Cycle. That would be a good "compare and contrast" exercise for you.

https://opencycle.com/
04-24-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,866
Posted By Garfield Cat

Yet, cyclists don't seem to turn into runners. ...

Yet, cyclists don't seem to turn into runners. And if they do, its because they are doing a short triathlon. Even then, their least favorite is the run.
04-24-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Garfield Cat

Very few Italian pizzas out there in Southern...

Very few Italian pizzas out there in Southern California. They all claim to be, but there is a big misconnect.

If you ever go to Manhattan, near New York University, on Carmine Street, there's...
04-20-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,430
Posted By Garfield Cat

rsbob Of all the things, the first thing I...

rsbob

Of all the things, the first thing I would look at is the "fore/aft" position of the saddle. Just by some movement front or backwards may make a difference. I mean sit bone pains. This...
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...
04-19-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Garfield Cat

Gina's Pizza - I see the thin pizza. But I'm...

Gina's Pizza - I see the thin pizza. But I'm thinking East Coast or Chicago style. I mean not the Chicago deep dish, but even older when deep dish wasn't even created. Thin crust.

Now, the...
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...
04-12-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,391
Posted By Garfield Cat

Hey George, Just curious: what do you do after...

Hey George, Just curious: what do you do after 500 miles or so? Re-lube or clean and re-lube?
04-10-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,391
Posted By Garfield Cat

One thing I disregard is the intervals in which...

One thing I disregard is the intervals in which to re-lube.

Some make claims that it's "so many miles" before re-lubing, as if there is a right or wrong to this.

I have been to the TdF and...
04-10-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,116
Posted By Garfield Cat

The organized ride does have a SAG food and drink...

The organized ride does have a SAG food and drink wagon. That way you do not have to carry liquids and food. Maybe except for yourself. Just don't spill the coffee.

Second, before the ride,...
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.
03-05-22, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,282
Posted By Garfield Cat

https://www.jbl.com/dw/image/v2/AAUJ_PRD/on/demand...

https://www.jbl.com/dw/image/v2/AAUJ_PRD/on/demandware.static/-/Sites-masterCatalog_Harman/default/dw53d11974/JBL_Clip3_Hero_Ocean_Blue-1605x1605px.png?sw=537&sfrm=png
Clip 3
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, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,664
Posted By Garfield Cat

Take a look at Ultima Replenisher. ...

Take a look at Ultima Replenisher.

https://www.ultimareplenisher.com/products/electrolyte-hydration-powder?variant=30324810285159
02-04-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,223
Posted By Garfield Cat

Oh, I meant the 115 pound rider 5'-2" would be...

Oh, I meant the 115 pound rider 5'-2" would be like your 16 year old daughter, skinny thing

Tires like the Schwalbe on deep dish carbon rims, its usually that combination. Also the new tires...
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
01-29-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,465
Posted By Garfield Cat

Pedaling technique is part of the problem. Just...

Pedaling technique is part of the problem. Just think of the saddle positioning, fore and aft, height etc. They're all related to the pedaling. Then the rider's ability to recruit the muscles to...
01-22-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,465
Posted By Garfield Cat

In the long run, when the hips tend to rock side...

In the long run, when the hips tend to rock side to side due to saddle height too high, the unintended consequence is hip pain after many years of wear and tear. Hip replacement surgery is what may...
12-17-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By Garfield Cat

The surrounding neighborhood will still be the...

The surrounding neighborhood will still be the same. Fixing up the Los Angeles River is a good thing. Fixing up the surrounding neighborhood is also a good thing.

Attempts to fix up the River...
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,...
12-17-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,473
Posted By Garfield Cat

Annoying: Yes, bright lights can be annoying. ...

Annoying: Yes, bright lights can be annoying. The solution or part solution is to adjust the light to the proper angle. But there is one observation.

Police cars and other emergency vehicles...
11-30-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,521
Posted By Garfield Cat

The "light bike" is the one with the light...

The "light bike" is the one with the light frameset. That kind of frameset is designed to be fast on descents and ascents. The next thing is the wheelset. Some shops carry certain brands of...
10-10-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By Garfield Cat

If its just electrolytes then just get that. ...

If its just electrolytes then just get that. Every rider has an entry point to get into this activity. That, I think is the real starting point.

The electrolytes that I use is actually from...
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,...
09-09-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Garfield Cat

Cameras: Is GoPro Still on the Short List?

Is GoPro camera still on the short list? Or are there others just as good and even better for cycling?
09-09-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By Garfield Cat

Cameras: Is GoPro Still on the Short List?

Is GoPro camera still on the short list? Or are there others just as good and even better for cycling?
08-24-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Garfield Cat

Germany Auto show IAA Mobility

The auto show in Germany also has a section on E bikes. check this...
06-20-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By Garfield Cat

If its a high end BH road bike, then its not...

If its a high end BH road bike, then its not intended for commute under those conditions. Save a good bike for your longer and more challenging racing days.

Get another bike that can handle...
06-20-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,099
Posted By Garfield Cat

Definition of criterion 1: a standard on...

Definition of criterion

1: a standard on which a judgment or decision may be based

Criteria is defined as the plural form of criterion, the standard by which something is judged or assessed.
...
06-20-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,099
Posted By Garfield Cat

Definition of criterion 1: a standard on...

Definition of criterion

1: a standard on which a judgment or decision may be based

Criteria is defined as the plural form of criterion, the standard by which something is judged or assessed.
...
Forum: Southwest
06-20-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By Garfield Cat

Arizona Vehicle Struck Down 9 Cyclists

Arizona police shoot suspect who struck multiple cyclists with vehicle

Hollie Silverman & Dakin Andone byline

By Hollie Silverman and Dakin Andone, CNN

Updated 2:47 PM ET, Sat June 19, 2021...
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...
06-06-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,819
Posted By Garfield Cat

Perhaps a better description of the bike. ...

Perhaps a better description of the bike.

Also, how long you been riding that bike and during that time period, when did it start? I mean how long in terms of years, months, weeks, not "how...
06-06-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,507
Posted By Garfield Cat

In today's Los Angeles Times, Sunday June 6,...

In today's Los Angeles Times, Sunday June 6, 2021, an Article on the Venice Beach MUP.

It reminds me of the SART a few years back when the homeless encampments took center stage.

But now, its...
05-18-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By Garfield Cat

It may depend on your age and how many years you...

It may depend on your age and how many years you have been riding.

Of course, you may look at saddle and fitting. But also look at systemic reasons for pain.

If pain persists, its time to...
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