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04-13-21, 11:32 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

had to get out of town to do a substantial ride...

had to get out of town to do a substantial ride but looking to do something fun next mon or tues-weather/wind permitting.
04-06-21, 08:08 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

64-spot in the semi-local environs on the '85...

64-spot in the semi-local environs on the '85 steel pinarello. se to city heights, lemon grove and spring valley, then south to sunnyside, bonita and chula vista, then west to the flatitudes of...
04-05-21, 07:09 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

17-spot including the usual local metro san diego...

17-spot including the usual local metro san diego confines. looking for a little more tomorrow.
04-05-21, 06:45 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

atta boy!

atta boy!
03-29-21, 12:58 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

hopefully, it's just an isolated case of heat...

hopefully, it's just an isolated case of heat exhaustion. the losing consciousness part is scary. would seem to be a good time for a checkup

with your physician based on your experience today and...
03-27-21, 12:44 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

go for it! the first mile or so with the...

go for it! the first mile or so with the switchbacks is the steepest part but itís not too daunting. the views are spectacular. try to hit it early because it can heat up rather quickly and thereís...
03-26-21, 01:21 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

i thought there was a post or two about you...

i thought there was a post or two about you cycling in texas during the deep freeze there...sounded like less than ideal beach weather.
03-26-21, 01:19 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

we've got warmer weather starting (i think)...

we've got warmer weather starting (i think) saturday. looking forward to more posts and hoping to mix it up a little more last few daze of march and the beginning of april.
03-23-21, 11:50 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

nice write up and welcome back to socal.

nice write up and welcome back to socal.
03-22-21, 04:11 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

dropped off the car for a little repair in metro...

dropped off the car for a little repair in metro san diego and headed south by southeast, riding through bonita, spring valley and la mesa for a total of 40 miles.
nice to see the greenery and the...
03-22-21, 03:46 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

back to the nose to the grindstone drag. the easy...

back to the nose to the grindstone drag. the easy daze of riding wherever, whenever waay over. hope to throw out a decently respectable ride
on the occasional monday or tuesday. a huge thank you to...
03-09-21, 10:37 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

thanx. pizza port-san clemente on el camino real...

thanx. pizza port-san clemente on el camino real at mile 40. the lunch special slices o' pepperoni were just out of the oven (not reheated) and were fab.
that half-full/empty beer tho...swami's ipa...
03-09-21, 08:59 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

c-note from fullerton train station back to san...

c-note from fullerton train station back to san diego via scr (which is nice and green already) and antonio/la pata vs the coast or the 5 fwy corridor. a tad windy today.
...
03-09-21, 08:56 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

just under that but i usually stop or slow down...

just under that but i usually stop or slow down to take at least one pic. such a benchmark for socal. next time...no pics and a little more aggressive at the start!
03-08-21, 10:10 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

yes and no. they both have plenty of tight spots...

yes and no. they both have plenty of tight spots but gmr has better "far" visibility until the very bottom so you know if you can safely go over the double yellow
to negotiate that tight curve more...
03-08-21, 08:01 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

havent seen him. descended south palomar fairly...

havent seen him. descended south palomar fairly recently and, as you can tell, road is not perfect. the upper part shown on the vid is really buzzy. the lower part (not shown and less technical) is...
03-08-21, 04:12 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

just a local metro san diego 20-spot. totally...

just a local metro san diego 20-spot. totally unmotivated lately and the relatively (by socal standards) gloomy weather isnít helping. may hafta force feed myself tomorrow to see if i can shake the...
03-06-21, 01:25 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

this is all right up Tycho Brahe's alley. it's a...

this is all right up Tycho Brahe's alley. it's a nice change from the sammos, peevee, san gabes and not too far away with a good amount of diversity. climbs are short(ish) and sweet.
03-02-21, 06:16 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

a total of 30 miles split between two rides. one...

a total of 30 miles split between two rides. one out near jamul and up jamul dr/skyline truck trail until the borderline too windy to ride out there
wind forecast made itself readily apparent as...
02-28-21, 02:35 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

banner grade is a fun descent but has a few,...

banner grade is a fun descent but has a few, deceivingly tight curves so you gotta be careful descending. ascending it, not even the motorcycles are going super fast and
if they are, it's a simple...
02-27-21, 02:50 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

on something like what you just did (40+70 miles...

on something like what you just did (40+70 miles with at least one long effort/climb, looking to have some protein and lots of carbs.
works for me. i'm not the fastest (and don't care about that);...
02-27-21, 01:08 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

glad you pulled it off! hope you brought that...

glad you pulled it off! hope you brought that windbreaker/rainjacket. can't say i've ever seen substantial debris in the bike lanes on s2 between teofilio summit and scissors crossing.
the s2 > ca...
02-26-21, 02:42 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

depends. if you haven't done the laguna/cuyamaca...

depends. if you haven't done the laguna/cuyamaca triangle, i'd hit that one first

https://www.strava.com/routes/2800306743422260982

but if weather/conditions are more favorable for the borrego...
02-22-21, 08:40 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

took the 6:08am amtrak from old town-san diego up...

took the 6:08am amtrak from old town-san diego up to union station in dtown la. headed south on alameda, then zigzagged thru dtown to hit venice blvd for a while. hopped over south to washington and...
02-17-21, 12:11 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

maybe. maybe not. the main thing is to try and...

maybe. maybe not. the main thing is to try and challenge yourself occasionally +/-, get out and enjoy your choices always and to keep the rubber side down.

you picked a hard and beautiful stretch...
02-16-21, 12:11 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

deer creek > pacific view > cotharin > yerba...

deer creek > pacific view > cotharin > yerba buena > mully ain't no picnic. super scenic but a beast. congrats. one of the most beautiful segments in all of socal.
02-07-21, 07:50 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

finally got off my assets and back on the bike....

finally got off my assets and back on the bike. 37-miler ne of jamul in an area i like to call the "skyline wilderness." kind of a poor man's, 33% of santa monica mtns here in san diego east county....
02-01-21, 08:24 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

63 miles down to bonita, eastern chula vista,...

63 miles down to bonita, eastern chula vista, proctor valley rd (w/4 miles of dirt) into jamul, descending into rancho san diego,
up into la mesa and back to metro san diego. mixed along dirty...
01-30-21, 10:32 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

80-miler starting/finishing at elysian park by...

80-miler starting/finishing at elysian park by dodger stadium. low 40's at the start. rambled through echo park and silver lake areas before
slow climbing up to the griffith observatory. met up with...
01-27-21, 12:43 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

i was wondering why belle river sounded familiar...

i was wondering why belle river sounded familiar today...ugh. had to roll thru this thread to remind myself. road is a dead ringer for silver arrow rd on the palos verdes peninsula.
was having (bad)...
01-26-21, 10:50 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

47-miler in the puente hills. wanted to do the...

47-miler in the puente hills. wanted to do the sammos but too windy out there today. puente hills coolish but not cold and low winds today.
sw side ascent of turnbull canyon, some colima, hacienda...
01-26-21, 04:20 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

always nice. a little windy out there today?

always nice. a little windy out there today?
01-25-21, 09:08 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

thanks for the intel! contemplating the early...

thanks for the intel! contemplating the early wake-up for a sammos ride tomorrow.
01-25-21, 08:38 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

nice ride. how clear were the roads with the...

nice ride. how clear were the roads with the winds/rain? not too much mud/debris/branches?
01-22-21, 07:51 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

definitely. a little tough to enjoy from tax day...

definitely. a little tough to enjoy from tax day to early november tho.
01-22-21, 05:36 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

yday...a 50-spot in the anza-borrego desert state...

yday...a 50-spot in the anza-borrego desert state park area.

https://www.strava.com/activities/4659785927
01-20-21, 07:29 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

25-miler in north county san diego along the 15...

25-miler in north county san diego along the 15 fwy corridor. still monster winds out and about coming from the southeast so had to find
an area/route that kinda minimized the headwinds. parked at...
01-20-21, 10:13 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

no such luck but i knew what i was getting into ...

no such luck but i knew what i was getting into
based on the forecasts. figured if it got too bad, could just hop on the train back to the start.
01-19-21, 06:52 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

took the 6:02am amtrak from old town san diego up...

took the 6:02am amtrak from old town san diego up to d-town santa ana. got off just before 8am and started making my way back
via east 4th st > irvine blvd > trabuco rd > marguerite pkwy. relatively...
01-17-21, 07:25 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

a quick descent down texas street into mission...

a quick descent down texas street into mission valley to hit a taco shop for lunch, then westward to the old town
train station. train up to oceanside and then a ride along the coast back to the...
01-16-21, 10:52 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

sorry about the punishment honk on east pal. i've...

sorry about the punishment honk on east pal. i've been lucky i guess. usually see maybe a total of <10 cars/motorcycles both sides
of the road in 11 miles.

kitchen creek isn't my fave. i'd rather...
01-14-21, 11:28 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

comparable. kitchen creek once into the pines for...

comparable. kitchen creek once into the pines for the last two miles or so...a 3-4.5. before that? a 6-7 on the closed part if you can avoid the scat.
lower down, it's an 8. scenery-south to...
01-14-21, 08:35 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

finished up wednesday's ride by doing all 22...

finished up wednesday's ride by doing all 22 miles of south main divide road from south (tenaya rd.) to north
(ca hwy 74) and made it a loop ride. nice day. low 80's and only saw 5 cars in 22 miles...
01-12-21, 08:13 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

then yah...you're going to want disc brakes for...

then yah...you're going to want disc brakes for sure. descents like los gatos and tuna canyon in the sammos scream for disc brakes.
01-12-21, 08:10 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

pretty much anywhere. maybe the great western...

pretty much anywhere. maybe the great western loop. your mesa grande/east palomar there and back sounds nice and relatively low traffic
on a weekend. if you do the laguna/cuyamaca triangle ride, i'd...
01-12-21, 08:02 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

so went to lake elsinore and did the climb of ca...

so went to lake elsinore and did the climb of ca hwy 74 up to the summit (5 mile climb) and descended
to the 74 candy store (closed). turned around there (9 miles in) and headed back. hung a right...
01-11-21, 10:12 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

yah...can't recommend the los gatos ascent or...

yah...can't recommend the los gatos ascent or descent because it's so damned steep. it's a handy descent tho, if you're looking to nibble at de luz
or roll through to fallbrook/temecula, it's a def...
01-11-21, 03:42 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

glad you tackled it. de luz area is an outlier in...

glad you tackled it. de luz area is an outlier in socal riding. the navigation is difficult. it's an insular area with great views but they're usually short-less than 3 miles.

the nearly constant...
01-09-21, 10:18 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

since san diego is surrounded on all sides...

since san diego is surrounded on all sides (pacific ocean, camp pendleton, cleveland national forest, mexico), there's only so much suburbia that can take hold.

instead of the la/phoenix/san...
01-09-21, 08:23 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

you could do that. pavement is pretty wretched on...

you could do that. pavement is pretty wretched on the lower/flat part of highland valley close to pomerado rd/15 fwy but the rest is excellent.
highland valley is a stiff climb heading west to east....
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