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08-10-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 385
Posted By Polaris OBark

That, and the consequence of fscking it up can be...

That, and the consequence of fscking it up can be catastrophic.
08-08-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By ooga-booga

quickie visit up to oc to hit the 1984 olympic...

quickie visit up to oc to hit the 1984 olympic road race course in mission viejo along with live oak canyon/trabuco canyon.
mixed in a little el toro paved trail up to cook's corner. in the low 90's...
08-08-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By Eric F

Saturday Dirt Therapy...Sullivan Ridge Rd -...

Saturday Dirt Therapy...Sullivan Ridge Rd - Farmers Ridge/Bent Arrow singletrack - Dirt Mullholland to The Hub - Backbone Trail to Will Rogers Park. Longest MTB ride in a very long time, and my buddy...
08-07-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I had another great weekend in the...

Wife & I had another great weekend in the mountains at the Tour de Big Bear. A little drizzly Fri. am but cleared out by mid-morning. Rode the Fri afternoon Poker Run for a warm-up.
Woke Sat...
Forum: Foo
08-06-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12,352
Views: 2,673,904
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/ElI1FKd.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ElI1FKd.jpg
08-05-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 184
Posted By NoWhammies

I shelled out the cake for the full Shimano bleed...

I shelled out the cake for the full Shimano bleed kit. Included the bleed cup for road and mountain bikes as well as the syringe. The kit worked perfectly for the front and back bleed. Did I...
08-05-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 184
Posted By Iride01

Bleeding your brakes should be a very rare thing...

Bleeding your brakes should be a very rare thing unless you are taking the hoses off for some reason or let the pads and rotors wear down to less than the stated spec by the mfr.

I figure I can...
08-05-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 184
Posted By Polaris OBark

The key is to have parts that fit properly. The...

The key is to have parts that fit properly. The funnel obviously has the correct part to insert into the caliper opening. At the other end, it is very dependent upon what model of caliper you have,...
08-04-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By Koyote

Someone’s gonna steal your bike eventually.

Someone’s gonna steal your bike eventually.
Forum: Foo
08-03-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12,352
Views: 2,673,904
Posted By Steve B.

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08-03-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By igorgroks

Recovery

Monday's metric century on a fixed gear along SGRT was in preparation for a full century, but I have decided to add a freewheel for that. Gonna have to do some mods to the bike. I would have to add a...
08-03-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,134
Posted By redcon1

As I said initially, what gave it away was the...

As I said initially, what gave it away was the one pedal that blew apart on the first ride. He took the pedals and packaging to a local shop and they couldn't believe the level of detail in the fake...
08-02-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By ooga-booga

45-miler in the julian area. fave area to ride in...

45-miler in the julian area. fave area to ride in san diego county and arguably tied with the sammos for me as fave area in all of socal to ride.
outta shape and in zero rush and altho a bit warm,...
08-02-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By igorgroks

Metric Century on a Fixie.

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End of the line. Too much hill.
Due to circumstances beyond my control...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,047
Posted By WhyFi

I probably go through a set of rear pads once per...

I probably go through a set of rear pads once per year, so about 6,000 miles or so. I live in a fairly flattish metro area, so it's a lot of stop & go but not a lot of hard braking for descents or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,047
Posted By Iride01

5000 plus and counting. Still on my first set. ...

5000 plus and counting. Still on my first set. I bought pads at about 3000 just to be ready.

Wide range of values you are seeing are likely because some people are in areas with high demands for...
07-30-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By ooga-booga

triangulated up to del mar, east to rancho...

triangulated up to del mar, east to rancho peñaquitos and circuitously back down to the sdsu area. 63 miles.

https://www.strava.com/activities/7556445175
Forum: Foo
07-28-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 522
Posted By 79pmooney

Back to the R&RHoF - is Jeff Beck in it? (He...

Back to the R&RHoF - is Jeff Beck in it? (He better be or it has zero credibility in my book.)
Forum: Foo
07-27-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 74,690
Posted By RubeRad

Or at least that's where you and your scooter...

Or at least that's where you and your scooter were when you STARTED drinking...
07-27-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By jsigone

Wednesday lunch along the 56 bike trail and Del...

Wednesday lunch along the 56 bike trail and Del Mar, wind in all directions kind of day :(

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52245841328_66c029d8fd_b.jpg
07-25-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Back on Bike After 1 Month Hiatus

Usual 33 mile ride down to and around Newport Back Bay after 1 month enforced hiatus due to let foot metatarsalgia: sounds serious, but is just a big word for (undiagnosed) pain in the ball of the...
07-24-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By jsigone

took the gravel bike (diverge) with some...

took the gravel bike (diverge) with some friends..... to Mt Soledad + some laps on Fiesta Island.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52239383778_6d59bf3dc2_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By BTinNYC

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Congrats! I love mine.
The power meter is a really nice add-on.
I'm...
07-18-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By rsbob

Interesting thought.

Interesting thought.
07-17-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By CAT7RDR

Cruised the Puente Hills including Vantage...

Cruised the Puente Hills including Vantage Pointe, Cypress-Avocado Crest-Walnut-Skyline, Ardsheal, Murphy Ranch and Turnbull Canyon.
47 miles and 5.7K of climb under partly cloudy skies helped keep...
07-15-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By CAT7RDR

A couple of get out early rides to beat some of...

A couple of get out early rides to beat some of the heat in the Puente-Whittier Hills.
Enjoyed the East-West Rds corridor on Weds and ran into a roadie and MTB rider on Cypress and again on Fiore....
07-08-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,778
Posted By CAT7RDR

I wonder if this call was recorded for training...

I wonder if this call was recorded for training purposes. :D
Forum: Foo
07-06-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 1,571,706
Posted By Altair 4

I would like to see what the vehicle looked like...

I would like to see what the vehicle looked like after everything was over.
07-05-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Uhhhhh, yeah, this was pretty okay I guess. ...

Uhhhhh, yeah, this was pretty okay I guess.

HAHA no this ride was a stunner! Up Gibraltar, across El Camino Cielo, and down Painted Cave for a gorgeous loop. Unforgettable views, an epic climb to...
06-27-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,248
Posted By Juan Foote

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other...

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other members.
06-24-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,623
Posted By OldTryGuy

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind...

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind why political opinion needed to be brought up in this thread. :foo: :bang:
06-20-22, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,303
Posted By Lady82

Well, it has everything to do with the terrain...

Well, it has everything to do with the terrain you are planning to ride on. Are you planning to ride mostly on pavement and light dirt trails, or are you planning to start riding it on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3,058
Views: 877,692
Posted By WhyFi

If that's what you're looking for, start another...

If that's what you're looking for, start another thread - this isn't the "is this vendor legit?" thread.
06-15-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 2,046,362
Posted By igorgroks

I'm back. Bad crash had me off the bike for about...

I'm back. Bad crash had me off the bike for about a year. Most of that was at the insistence of my wife. She made me give my road bike to my nephew. About a month ago I snuck the only bike I have...
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By Bob Ross

Nearly every correspondance I have with the IRS...

Nearly every correspondance I have with the IRS gets sent Registered Mail, Return Receipt Requested. I save all the return receipts along with my tax info for any given year in a file for 7 years.
Forum: Foo
06-13-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By clemsongirl

Send another form1040X (with the CP11) and with...

Send another form1040X (with the CP11) and with the right ssn number for the dependent on line 29. Explain why you're filing the amended return in Part III of Form 1040X. "Filing to correct the...
Forum: Foo
06-13-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By RubeRad

If I mail a letter, would it be helpful if I...

If I mail a letter, would it be helpful if I mailed it such that I have a tracking number and can prove it was delivered? Or that more tracked kind where they have to sign so I have proof they...
06-13-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,475
Posted By Rolla

People are dicks. Doesn’t matter what they ride...

People are dicks. Doesn’t matter what they ride or if they ride
06-12-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I had the right eye done May 5th and left May...

I had the right eye done May 5th and left May 19th, also had corrective IOL lenses put in where I can do without my prescription glasses and just get by with reading glasses for up close. That...
06-03-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14,797
Views: 3,601,223
Posted By MLyon18

Chicago Schwinn Middleweight

Before and after of this bike rescued from the dump, and given to me a year ago, a 26-inch,1961 Schwinn Tornado Twin-Bar. I just finished the restoration and upgrade. New wheels on Velocity Atlas...
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 6,255
Posted By Polaris OBark

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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San Jose Mercury News photo
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By big john

Does it whistle when you get up to speed?

Does it whistle when you get up to speed?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 923
Posted By PeteHski

I would sell it for sure as it's complete BS...

I would sell it for sure as it's complete BS bling. But I'm far more curious how you got it for free?
05-22-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,070
Posted By tomato coupe

"Don't waste your time on online...

"Don't waste your time on online forums."
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By seypat

You always need a chain catcher. You don't want...

You always need a chain catcher. You don't want your chain to fall off and get ran over by a car.
Replies: 25
Views: 955
Posted By trailangel

Those were nice frames, but the way it's put...

Those were nice frames, but the way it's put together and the hard life it's had......not good...
Replies: 25
Views: 955
Posted By nesteel

Wrong forum. But that's the least of your...

Wrong forum. But that's the least of your worries.....
Forum: Foo
05-03-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By SurferRosa

Too bad OJ Simpson and Heidi Fleiss weren't...

Too bad OJ Simpson and Heidi Fleiss weren't available.
04-27-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,199
Posted By jonathanf2

Did 30 miles on Tuesday, from my house riding up...

Did 30 miles on Tuesday, from my house riding up to the Rose Bowl, a dirt loop around Hahamongna watershed park and single track climbing on Fern Truck Trail. My friend recently bought a gravel bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,801
Posted By Bald Paul

Just imagine one of those riders on the $10,000...

Just imagine one of those riders on the $10,000 carbon superbikes looking at you and thinking, "Man, I wish I had a classic steel bike like that!"
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