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01-15-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By Nachoman

In the spirit of Gilligan's Island, a three...

In the spirit of Gilligan's Island, a three island tour is always fun.
Loops on Fiesta Island, loops on Harbor Island and loops on Shelter Island.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-23, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By Nachoman

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Favorite ride was probably a little cycling vacation to Santa...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,156
Posted By Nachoman

Annual PISSING CONTEST: Your mileage 2022

Honor system. No rules.
For me: 3,208 real, outside, road, miles.
12-18-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,127
Posted By Nachoman

I know a guy that carries his guitar in a soft...

I know a guy that carries his guitar in a soft back pack type of case. But he uses a 1\2 size guitar or a 3\4 size guitar when he travels to gigs.
11-28-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By Nachoman

Move to the side AND back. Some guys that pull...

Move to the side AND back. Some guys that pull to the side don't understand cross winds.
11-27-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 228,617
Posted By Nachoman

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Ventura to Ojai with the wife on the tandem.
11-08-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,109
Posted By Nachoman

This pesky little thing called work gets in the...

This pesky little thing called work gets in the way quite frequently.
10-16-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,294
Posted By Nachoman

If I pedal outside the bike lane for a few...

If I pedal outside the bike lane for a few seconds, please don['t honk at me.
10-11-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Nachoman

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Bill Walton's bike.
08-25-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,535
Posted By Nachoman

Personally, I like to have the brightest and the...

Personally, I like to have the brightest and the lightest.
And I don't mind paying more for that.
08-07-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By Nachoman

I used to have a 2 inch hitch and a 1.25 rack and...

I used to have a 2 inch hitch and a 1.25 rack and this was the perfect device to stop all the shaking and rattling.
07-05-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,526
Posted By Nachoman

In theory I like them. (One less car on the...

In theory I like them. (One less car on the road, etc.).
But in practicality they're pretty annoying.
07-03-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,552
Posted By Nachoman

As long as we're talking about sweaty heads: ...

As long as we're talking about sweaty heads:
Pro tip: To avoid really stinging eyes, don't put sun block on your forehead.
06-18-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 228,617
Posted By Nachoman

Point Loma up the coast to Encinitas, and back,...

Point Loma up the coast to Encinitas, and back, for 52 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,785
Posted By Nachoman

The group I ride with has some really fast ex...

The group I ride with has some really fast ex racers and me. So we follow Karl Marx's paceline philosophy :
"From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs".
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 16,268
Posted By Nachoman

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Litespeed Arenberg!
(No longer own it, but still remember it fondly!)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20,589
Views: 4,834,536
Posted By Nachoman

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I just bought this Leyzne Travel Floor Drive for traveling.
I...
04-14-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 8,739
Posted By Nachoman

I was super lame at getting a new garmin 530 to...

I was super lame at getting a new garmin 530 to give me turn by turn instructions.
So I returned it and went back to old school printing out a map and clipping it to my handlebar.
03-23-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,233
Posted By Nachoman

Toe reduction surgery.

Toe reduction surgery.
03-23-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,316
Posted By Nachoman

I have a mind-searing 350 lumen cygolite rear...

I have a mind-searing 350 lumen cygolite rear light and for my pre-dawn rides I get tons of complaints from all my cycling buddies that ride behind me.
But I get exactly zero complaints from them...
03-19-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,335
Posted By Nachoman

That's quite heavy. I think my bike weighs about...

That's quite heavy. I think my bike weighs about a third of that.
01-31-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,047
Posted By Nachoman

I know a lot of people are really rough on their...

I know a lot of people are really rough on their sunglasses. For that reason alone, framed are nice. They're more rugged.
01-17-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,351
Posted By Nachoman

No winter shaving. And no waving ever. But I...

No winter shaving.
And no waving ever. But I will nod and say hey.
01-09-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,866
Posted By Nachoman

One window at a local bike store had a big sign...

One window at a local bike store had a big sign that said "SALE - GOING OUT OF BUSUNESS".
In the window, on the other side of the door, another big sign said "FREE LIFETIME TUNEUPS".
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,755
Posted By Nachoman

About 3,500 road miles. And less than 500...

About 3,500 road miles.
And less than 500 trainer miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,248
Posted By Nachoman

Lots of MIPS out there. Just find one that fits.

Lots of MIPS out there. Just find one that fits.
12-24-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 228,617
Posted By Nachoman

Trainer ride in the garage watching the pouring...

Trainer ride in the garage watching the pouring rain.
12-21-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,837
Posted By Nachoman

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My favorite ride every year is always Kitchen Creek.
11-19-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,980
Posted By Nachoman

Very unique. You must get so many comments every...

Very unique. You must get so many comments every time you pedal.
11-12-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,949
Posted By Nachoman

If you go with any of the big boys, lezyne,...

If you go with any of the big boys, lezyne, nightrider, light & motion, dinotte, cygolite, you'll end up with an excellent product.
10-30-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 65,979
Posted By Nachoman

Life's too short to ride a crappy bike or drink...

Life's too short to ride a crappy bike or drink cheap wine.
10-23-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,075
Posted By Nachoman

Depending on the mileage desired, my 'go to' ride...

Depending on the mileage desired, my 'go to' ride involves a loop or two around Shelter Island, Harbor Island and\or Fiesta Island.
10-16-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,468
Posted By Nachoman

Right now listening to a Grateful Dead show. June...

Right now listening to a Grateful Dead show. June 28, 1988.
And in less than two weeks, I've got tickets to see Dead & Company.
10-15-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,813
Posted By Nachoman

Under 50, usually no stops.

Under 50, usually no stops.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,868
Posted By Nachoman

Yeah this whole covid \ supply chain thing has...

Yeah this whole covid \ supply chain thing has really messed with bicycle prices.
It wasn't that long ago that you could easily find 30%-50% off last year's models, odd sized models and models that...
10-11-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,756
Posted By Nachoman

I personally don't feel like bicycles are high...

I personally don't feel like bicycles are high maintenance. But to each their own. My daughter thinks pumping up her own tires is a big imposition. So I get it.
10-10-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,623
Posted By Nachoman

"Enjoy cycling: Stunt bikes are very suitable for...

"Enjoy cycling: Stunt bikes are very suitable for mountain, wasteland, and effective on roads, trails, cities, beaches or snow."

WTF is a stunt bike?
10-06-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,961
Posted By Nachoman

Actually I agree with this statement. Personally...

Actually I agree with this statement. Personally I'm much more comfortable wearing a too tight jersey versus a too loose jersey.
09-29-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,719
Views: 371,740
Posted By Nachoman

Just 18. Two loops around Fiesta Island in a...

Just 18. Two loops around Fiesta Island in a double rotating paceline.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 11,053
Posted By Nachoman

If you have to ask why, I'm pretty sure you're...

If you have to ask why, I'm pretty sure you're not going to get it.
09-28-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,774
Posted By Nachoman

Could I bang out 50 miles in jeans? Yes. But why...

Could I bang out 50 miles in jeans? Yes. But why would I?
I suit up into my superhero costume even for a 10 mile ride!
09-22-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,396
Posted By Nachoman

When my kids were into cycling I went through a...

When my kids were into cycling I went through a 'lock' phase.
I bought kryptonite, steel, cables, chains, u-locks, combos, keys, stretchy, light weight, heavy, you name it, I got it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 11,053
Posted By Nachoman

I haven't read this whole threat and I suppose...

I haven't read this whole threat and I suppose it's already been mentioned, but don't just pull up and start drafting some random woman who's out on a solo ride.
That's especially creepy.
09-15-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,166
Posted By Nachoman

There's no dignified way to eat a banana in...

There's no dignified way to eat a banana in public, especially if you're female.
09-15-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,430
Posted By Nachoman

That's some messed up **** right there.

That's some messed up **** right there.
09-14-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,555
Posted By Nachoman

I've seen three bicycles stored in a three person...

I've seen three bicycles stored in a three person dorm room.
Where there's a will, there's a way.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,173
Posted By Nachoman

In principle I agree with you. But I can't stop...

In principle I agree with you. But I can't stop buying Specialized saddles.
You can take my specialized saddle from me when you pry it from my cold dead hands.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,905
Posted By Nachoman

Try lubing the quick releases. Just a wild guess.

Try lubing the quick releases. Just a wild guess.
09-09-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,559
Posted By Nachoman

I also us the cygolite 350 as my everyday rear...

I also us the cygolite 350 as my everyday rear light. It's so obnoxiously bight, the group I ride with hates me.
09-07-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,226
Posted By Nachoman

I recently cracked a saddle rail and had to pedal...

I recently cracked a saddle rail and had to pedal the last 15 miles home while standing. I survived.
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