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08-17-11, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,034
Posted By nachomc

I ride from Discovery Park all the time. I have...

I ride from Discovery Park all the time. I have passed many shady looking characters. I have never had a problem with any of them. I typically look them in the eye as I approach, say hi, and keep...
07-18-11, 02:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,751
Posted By nachomc

I hate when I'm cruising along the bike trail,...

I hate when I'm cruising along the bike trail, particularly when I'm riding home from work and I catch a guy who is riding slower than I by maybe a half mph or so, they see me, slow down so I pass...
07-15-11, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By nachomc

I can't play this Sunday.

I can't play this Sunday.
07-12-11, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By nachomc

I'm planning to meet you at Folsom Bike, Joel. ...

I'm planning to meet you at Folsom Bike, Joel. I'm gonna PM you for your phone # as there is a slight chance I won't make it ;)
07-12-11, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By nachomc

Hmmmmmmmm. My calendar may have just opened up. ...

Hmmmmmmmm. My calendar may have just opened up. I may need to call in that comp day my boss owes me..
07-10-11, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By nachomc

Thanks for the ride today. T'was FUN. My Edge...

Thanks for the ride today. T'was FUN. My Edge 500 recorded 52.5 miles and 3,867 climbing. My belly recorded a giant turkey sandwich and chips post ride. It was good from start to finish :D
07-07-11, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By nachomc

I'm coming down from a cold but if I feel well...

I'm coming down from a cold but if I feel well Sunday I'll meet you at Folsom Bike. This looks like a fun ride.
07-07-11, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By nachomc

Sorry I was mad. You scared me.

Sorry I was mad. You scared me.
06-08-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,324
Posted By nachomc

It was toasty this morning.

It was toasty this morning.
06-06-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

Unfortunately the Jun 4 date was pretty much my...

Unfortunately the Jun 4 date was pretty much my only chance for this month.
06-04-11, 11:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,324
Posted By nachomc

Just a couple months to go. It's only January 4.

Just a couple months to go. It's only January 4.
06-04-11, 08:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

I think I'm going to work on gaining weight this...

I think I'm going to work on gaining weight this weekend. My commute has been getting too easy.
06-03-11, 07:08 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

Typically the rain cleans the bike on the drive...

Typically the rain cleans the bike on the drive home, or you can just hose it down, dry it off and re-lube. Not a huge deal, IMO.
06-02-11, 10:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

It's looking like I may mtb on Saturday now. I'm...

It's looking like I may mtb on Saturday now. I'm not wasting a sitter day :D
05-31-11, 04:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

I'll probably keep mine whether or not this ride...

I'll probably keep mine whether or not this ride happens. I'll either do another ride, or I'm sure I can find something to do with a whole day to myself. :)

Joel: any fun climbing in the area,...
05-31-11, 04:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

Maybe I'll Amazon prime myself some shoe covers..

Maybe I'll Amazon prime myself some shoe covers..
05-31-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

It only says 40% chance for Davis right now lol.

It only says 40% chance for Davis right now lol.
05-31-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,281
Posted By nachomc

I hate that climb.

I hate that climb.
05-31-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

Isn't Steady Eddy's our lunch stop on this one?

Isn't Steady Eddy's our lunch stop on this one?
05-31-11, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By nachomc

:lol: Your avatar is awesome.

:lol: Your avatar is awesome.
05-30-11, 11:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

I'm in. Potentially +2 now.

I'm in. Potentially +2 now.
05-30-11, 08:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,281
Posted By nachomc

I just looked; it's a 4. And I did not like...

I just looked; it's a 4.

And I did not like Ridge Rd. :)
05-30-11, 12:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,281
Posted By nachomc

The ride today was a bunch of fun. It rocked to...

The ride today was a bunch of fun. It rocked to ride with Joel again, I made some new friends and I rode a bunch of stuff I haven't hit previously. The pace was good - us bigger guys were out on...
05-30-11, 12:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,281
Posted By nachomc

When I was in to cars and such I'd do drives with...

When I was in to cars and such I'd do drives with the Subaru club on Mosquito Ridge Rd. FUN road. Especially in the snow! Actually, I don't think I have been out there in summer :)
05-28-11, 07:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,281
Posted By nachomc

Tomorrow should be a good day for it. I did this...

Tomorrow should be a good day for it. I did this ride with Joel a few years ago (I think it was his first attempt on that ride) the hardest parts were:

Pilot Hill
Not rear ending cars on 49 from...
05-25-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,281
Posted By nachomc

hehe this looks fun. I'm doing a big mtb ride...

hehe this looks fun. I'm doing a big mtb ride Saturday too, guess I'll make sure to bring some serious rehydrating/recovery Sierra Nevada with me :D
05-23-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,281
Posted By nachomc

OK I'll meet you at Folsom Bike. This should be...

OK I'll meet you at Folsom Bike. This should be a good pre-Cantelow ride and I'm riding around Lake Tahoe in June so I could use some road hills (though I have been getting some nice climbing in on...
05-23-11, 01:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,281
Posted By nachomc

I may be in for this. I'm still trying to figure...

I may be in for this. I'm still trying to figure out my weekend plans.
05-19-11, 11:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

We're still confirmed for the 4th right? I have...

We're still confirmed for the 4th right? I have my sitter all lined up. And I will be +1 :)
05-18-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By nachomc

Thread does NOT deliver :(

Thread does NOT deliver :(
05-16-11, 10:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

Have you ridden Cantelow? I recall that only the...

Have you ridden Cantelow? I recall that only the end was "difficult" - it wasn't that bad. It mostly stepped up along the way.
05-14-11, 10:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

I'm going to commission my baby sitter. I intend...

I'm going to commission my baby sitter. I intend to be there.
05-13-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By nachomc

That race just cannot win. Every year they get...

That race just cannot win. Every year they get stormed on.
05-11-11, 02:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

I believe this was it: ...

I believe this was it:

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/17968574
05-10-11, 12:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,955
Posted By nachomc

Just focus on the down town area and provide...

Just focus on the down town area and provide cruisers - maybe that could be your niche? :)
05-05-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,512
Posted By nachomc

And you didn't crash, killing pedestrians?!?!?!?!...

And you didn't crash, killing pedestrians?!?!?!?!


Oh that's right it almost never happens.
05-05-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,972
Posted By nachomc

That Cantelow ride is a fun one. I'm doing mtb...

That Cantelow ride is a fun one. I'm doing mtb festivities during memorial day weekend but the weekends after I could probably secure a baby sitter and come out for a ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-11, 01:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,317
Posted By nachomc

It's fun to have. Get an Edge 500 on Amazon for...

It's fun to have. Get an Edge 500 on Amazon for about $300 with the cadence and HRM, or buy the 300 from www.strava.com and you'll get a year free of Strava Velo so you can geek out against other...
05-04-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,075
Posted By nachomc

A friend invited me to their house at Squaw that...

A friend invited me to their house at Squaw that weekend. I think I'll take my daughter up with my Allez and her Burley and we'll do some cruising around Squaw and watch the race starts.
05-04-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,139
Posted By nachomc

What kind of power meters are you guys using? I...

What kind of power meters are you guys using? I don't race seriously so a power meter would be a 'fun' thing to have and they are $$ it appears.
05-03-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,139
Posted By nachomc

I'm starting to enjoy the wind :o Well, not...

I'm starting to enjoy the wind :o Well, not enjoy, but not shy from it either. The only thing worse than riding in the wind is staying inside because it's windy.
05-03-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,955
Posted By nachomc

BTWD is May 19 in Sac Region. FYI.

BTWD is May 19 in Sac Region. FYI.
04-30-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By nachomc

^^ I am friends with quite a few people who work...

^^ I am friends with quite a few people who work at Mike's. They all seem to like it. They have a fairly low turnover on the sales floor at Sac, and most of the same people who worked in service...
04-30-11, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,139
Posted By nachomc

I wouldn't go out in this, but I did ride...

I wouldn't go out in this, but I did ride Thursday in the wind, and on Monday of this week. I'm willing to ride through a lot more stuff now that my riding time is so limited. Before the baby was...
04-26-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,955
Posted By nachomc

Now that the weather is getting better I'm going...

Now that the weather is getting better I'm going to start riding regularly. I may do my first commute in a couple months on Thursday, and start doing so more regularly in the coming weeks.
04-22-11, 10:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,512
Posted By nachomc

Using the average numbers from GG.org for cyclist...

Using the average numbers from GG.org for cyclist usage, between 2000-2009 there were 8,768,700 cyclists on the bridge and about twice as many pedestrians. And during that time, 164 accidents were...
04-06-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,243
Posted By nachomc

The main reason I don't just stop and give up is...

The main reason I don't just stop and give up is that I have to get back to the car so I can get home. That's pretty motivating.

The reason I don't give up on a hill and walk it, is personal...
04-06-11, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,684
Posted By nachomc

I prefer SRAM to Shimano shifting. I have the x9...

I prefer SRAM to Shimano shifting. I have the x9 rear der, but x7 shifters. It's awesome, super reliable (almost never had to adjust in 4 years outside of cable replacements), shifting is great,...
04-01-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By nachomc

Frankly, even the non-armadillo tires are pretty...

Frankly, even the non-armadillo tires are pretty good on flat protection, as long as they have the flak jacket. Love my Mondo's on my road bike.
02-22-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 181,455
Posted By nachomc

It's awesome. A little on the heavy side but...

It's awesome. A little on the heavy side but weight wasn't a huge concern. It rides really well - comfortable, smooth steel ride, handling not as sharp as my Tarmac but good. I really dig the DT...
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