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05-12-16, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,435
Posted By Rumpled

My basic plan is to ride from Santa Fe Station to...

My basic plan is to ride from Santa Fe Station to the start and see the area and the start.
Then, so far Pizza Port in OB sounds like a decent idea. (I will have a lock)
Hopefully there or...
02-22-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By Rumpled

I've gotten single serving packets of lube at...

I've gotten single serving packets of lube at races and events. Pro-Gold, I think. Not my favorite, but I tuck one in every seat bag I have.
02-11-16, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,435
Posted By Rumpled

I'm thinking about riding the train with my bike...

I'm thinking about riding the train with my bike down to Old Town with my bike (or downtown if necessary) and going to watch the start or something.
Pizza and the end sounds like a good plan....
01-01-16, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Rumpled

Crosswalks exist even if they are not marked. ...

Crosswalks exist even if they are not marked.
I generally slow and look for pedestrians and other traffic, then proceed.
AFAIK one must stop if the light or sign indicates so.
11-11-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By Rumpled

2015 Fatcyclist's 100 Miles of Nowhere #100MON

So, I'll be doing the 100 Miles of Nowhere this year on Saturday, November 14th. (Yeah, I know - late notice)
What is that you ask? Well, here's a little background reading.

Fat Cyclist Blog...
10-28-15, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 24,276
Posted By Rumpled

What's your original file type? Gpx files can...

What's your original file type?
Gpx files can be edited in simple text editors.
If you are stuck on starting with csv, the website GPS Visualizer (http://www.gpsvisualizer.com) might be able to...
09-12-15, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By Rumpled

Um, it's closed right now. Fire in Silverado last...

Um, it's closed right now. Fire in Silverado last year (started by residential gardening protection) "forced" USFS to close it for one year minimum.
I think it's scheduled to open in a few weeks. ...
07-01-15, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Rumpled

It's on NBC Sports Network. Sorry, don't know...

It's on NBC Sports Network.
Sorry, don't know what that is for Charter.
05-18-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,803
Posted By Rumpled

What, no "Shut up legs" ? Jensie has a bunch of...

What, no "Shut up legs" ?
Jensie has a bunch of funny things he's said.
05-16-15, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By Rumpled

Friend posted a video from near the ski lifts on...

Friend posted a video from near the ski lifts on Thursday night. Snow!
Could be dicey.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-15, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Rumpled

Check the county bike map. Usually put out by...

Check the county bike map. Usually put out by county transportation agency. IIRC Santa Clara Co is a good one. They tend to be pretty good with the classes of bike trails/lanes.
The descriptions of...
04-27-15, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,647
Posted By Rumpled

73 has some pretty good hills, though 3900 ft...

73 has some pretty good hills, though 3900 ft might be a bit much.
I think people will be totally flying down the downhills, I'm guessing lots of people hitting lifetime max.
I'm thinking about...
04-20-15, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By Rumpled

I haven't, but if anyone has - it's likely My...

I haven't, but if anyone has - it's likely My Bike Bill.
Just google for his site and see if he has.
Very good informative site, pretty sure he's SD area.
04-16-15, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,979
Posted By Rumpled

Looks like you can buy direct from their ...

Looks like you can buy direct from their website.
Worked for me last year when I bought a RD.
Shipped right to USA.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 12:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,321
Posted By Rumpled

I read about this on probably the same other...

I read about this on probably the same other forum, think he said needs 15mm exposed. Not sure my tubeless valves have that much. They are close with my current pump head, which happens to work just...
02-24-15, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By Rumpled

USAC strong arm. Like they did to Colorado. ...

USAC strong arm. Like they did to Colorado.
Oregon is still holding out..
02-21-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,183
Posted By Rumpled

I'm looking at N+2-3. I'd like to get a C&V and...

I'm looking at N+2-3.
I'd like to get a C&V and a Tri bike, maybe a FS MTB.
I'll be asking here for advice on the C&V relatively soon.
02-19-15, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By Rumpled

I wrote ahuge response, and then my phone crashed...

I wrote ahuge response, and then my phone crashed before I pushed the button.
Check out some maps esp Irvine.
02-16-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Rumpled

San Diego has the Great Western Loop, I haven't...

San Diego has the Great Western Loop, I haven't done it - just read about it.
Maybe some of the Santa Barbara rides? Those are Surflinerable.
I'm curious what some of your Surfliner rides were.
Replies: 43
Views: 2,432
Posted By Rumpled

For those of us in the USA, Universal Sports is...

For those of us in the USA, Universal Sports is going to televise it.
If you have that channel, and I do.
Hope they have the live onboard coverage.
Forum: Foo
02-13-15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,156
Posted By Rumpled

I make sure I have plenty of cold beer, put on...

I make sure I have plenty of cold beer, put on clean shorts and a T-shirt.
Open a beer and watch the weather channel.

(It was 90 here today in SoCal)
01-27-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,165
Posted By Rumpled

I go about 215 and race two sets of Ultegra...

I go about 215 and race two sets of Ultegra tubeless 10 speed (6700?) in cyclocross.
The rears just don't stay true.
CX is much different than road riding.
I bought my wheels used, with unknown...
Forum: Touring
12-27-14, 12:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rumpled

This thread reminds me that I need to buy one of...

This thread reminds me that I need to buy one of those bottle cages that can carry a growler.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-14, 02:13 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,544
Posted By Rumpled

OP, so you are a Cat 1? Why don't you just use...

OP, so you are a Cat 1?
Why don't you just use whatever your teams' wheel sponsor is?
If not, maybe a better team?
I have a few friends that are very good Cat 1's, they use the wheels they are...
11-19-14, 02:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,583
Posted By Rumpled

I was met Udo through cyclocross. A race he...

I was met Udo through cyclocross.
A race he organized is now named in his honor.
Odd that there has been a settlement before the criminal case is done.
I think this would be a federal case as...
10-24-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,636
Posted By Rumpled

Any ideas on where the Pismo to Avila stage will...

Any ideas on where the Pismo to Avila stage will go?
Most of the other stages are easier to figure out possibilities.
09-13-14, 02:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,887
Posted By Rumpled

On one near me I regularly see a patrol car in...

On one near me I regularly see a patrol car in the evenings.
It is the old road, one lane each way, so there basically is room.
Also see service vehicles often enough there.
09-01-14, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By Rumpled

Black star Canyon Road is a local fire road with...

Black star Canyon Road is a local fire road with many haunting stories.
Hundreds? of natives were forced off a cliff back in the 1800's.
Horse thieves lynched and other myths.

I MTB it at...
08-02-14, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Rumpled

TH - parallel to Barranca and then turns 90...

TH - parallel to Barranca and then turns 90 degrees to be roughly parallel to Harvard and then along University to the Back Bay. Go to OCTA.net and get the bikeway PDF map.
07-31-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Rumpled

Can't speak to the 91 crossings, but Trojan...

Can't speak to the 91 crossings, but
Trojan horse - parallel to Barranca is San Diego Creek Trail which you can take to Back Bay and a little PCH takes you to SART. It also now crosses 405 which can...
06-05-14, 11:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,788
Posted By Rumpled

I know the manager of the team the cyclist rides...

I know the manager of the team the cyclist rides for. (Actually, I think this rider is involved with running the team as well; I've never met him)
Apparently he has found a Facebook pic of the girl...
04-15-14, 12:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,669
Posted By Rumpled

I doubt much of this training will help riders...

I doubt much of this training will help riders until all drivers give a crap.

In other related news, the Spy Belgian Waffle Ride will have a kUDOs award given to a happy rider like Udo.
04-07-14, 02:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,270
Posted By Rumpled

I gotta side with CommuteCommando on this. It...

I gotta side with CommuteCommando on this. It should not take so long to rearrange trainsets.
I've done a couple of CicLAvia events and enjoyed them.
I don't commute by Metrolik, but I do ride it...
03-13-14, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,352
Posted By Rumpled

I just picked up the Shimano top pull for my new...

I just picked up the Shimano top pull for my new build.
I should have a report in a few months.
03-12-14, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By Rumpled

Slowtwitch.com has a very active classified...

Slowtwitch.com has a very active classified forum. (Triathlete forum) Got shifters, a tribelt and cranks there.
EBay got CX frame, stem, seat post, pedals,,34t ring.
CL for an Ultegra wheel, bars...
03-12-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,352
Posted By Rumpled

I've been considering going 1x10 to race as I...

I've been considering going 1x10 to race as I rarely use my big ring when racing. I'm a fat slow back of the pack kinda guy.
Thinking I would put something like that Salsa ring on and then getting...
03-12-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By Rumpled

Both sets of those rings should be 110 BCD and...

Both sets of those rings should be 110 BCD and can interchange at will.
I've changed both my CX bikes from 46/36 to 46/34.
If you think you might be changing back and forth, just buy rings.
If...
02-26-14, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By Rumpled

The Tour de Cure route is somewhat boring, if you...

The Tour de Cure route is somewhat boring, if you can say that about Napa Valley riding. It's mostly a loop around the valley on 29 and Silverado Trail.
I'd say try some of the climbs out of the...
02-12-14, 11:09 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 105,322
Posted By Rumpled

Have 36t 110BCD FSA inner ring off Gossamer...

Have
36t 110BCD FSA inner ring off Gossamer crank. Ridden maybe 200 miles. Can get pic later

Want
Same or similar in 34t

Also looking for 10sp Shimano brifters, prefer X700 series
and...
02-08-14, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,325
Posted By Rumpled

I know I'm raising this post from the dead; but...

I know I'm raising this post from the dead; but it just came up on one of my random searches.
I'd like to see the pics you posted as they are dead now.

I owned a NIC bike in the late 70's. ...
01-31-14, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By Rumpled

I do believe that one movement for CX in the...

I do believe that one movement for CX in the Oly's is pushing a change from "on snow or ice" into "winter sport" with the IOC. This would then give the IN for CX.
Personally, I don't think CX...
01-31-14, 02:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By Rumpled

I'm laid up with a bad knee right now. But would...

I'm laid up with a bad knee right now. But would have totally ridden tonight if I wasn't. In just a jersey. Long sleeve or short with warmers - barely wet out in OC.
01-30-14, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By Rumpled

Bike Building Guide?

I'm getting close to having all the parts to build CX bike from an old frame. I'm looking for a guide for assembly. I've only done a few basic repairs. Crankset might be a bit intimidating, but I...
12-30-13, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,255
Posted By Rumpled

Uh, all Death Valley events are canceled this...

Uh, all Death Valley events are canceled this year.

Tour de Cure OC is in late Sept or Oct, I think. I should be in that and possibly LB TdC.

I'll probably be doing Fat Cyclist's 100 Miles...
12-25-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By Rumpled

Pretty sure that the San Onofre Campground and...

Pretty sure that the San Onofre Campground and maybe even SONGS itself are both on land leased from the Marines. If not actually Pendleton; they are adjacent and those hills in view are of Pendleton.
12-25-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By Rumpled

In a word, no. Crystal Cove and its neighbor...

In a word, no. Crystal Cove and its neighbor Laguna Coast have a lot of steep fireroads and steep rutted singletrack.
From Ridge Park off of Newport Coast staying on the ridge "might" be OK.
...
11-17-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,073
Posted By Rumpled

I've wondered myself. Can't remember the year,...

I've wondered myself. Can't remember the year, but it might have been when it was still a private ranch.
11-16-13, 11:33 PM
11-16-13, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By Rumpled

There was a cyclocross race last week at Lake...

There was a cyclocross race last week at Lake Hodges renamed in Udo's honor.
There will be a memorial ride leaving from SPY this weekend, I think Sat morning.
I met him a few times racing against...
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