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02-06-12, 11:29 AM
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Posted By obie

Harding TT 25 Feb. 2012

http://www.hardingtt.com/


Prizes, schwag and good times.

Course Record: 48" Floyd Landis
05-18-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By obie

Thanks for info.

Thanks for info.
05-17-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By obie

Sebastopol?

Anyone live/ride around here?

Interested in hearing from locals about the town and MTB/road scene.
04-27-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By obie

Ukiah is a beautiful place to ride. ...

Ukiah is a beautiful place to ride.
http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/mendocino/wildponies2.jpg
04-05-11, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By obie

Mendocino Monster 2011

Who's in?

http://mendocinomonster.com/Mendocino_Monster/Home.html
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,639
Posted By obie

How's this sweetheart? ...11 weeks after surgery...

How's this sweetheart? ...11 weeks after surgery with a 10" s.s. plate and 13 screws:

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/wildinthestreet010.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-10, 08:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,371
Posted By obie

How to beat boredom? Started with music...

How to beat boredom?

Started with music then went to books. Reading was OK till I started pushing higher gears and the bike vibrated just enough to make my eyes tired. Moved the TV in front...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,371
Posted By obie

Been on a rehab routine for 2.5 months (broken...

Been on a rehab routine for 2.5 months (broken leg) and spin 3-4 hrs. a day/ 7 days a week.

Got off crutches today and, without the ortho-boot, did an easy 12 mile loop on the MTB. Went OK but...
11-07-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By obie

Those trailers are OK but the side-mount rack...

Those trailers are OK but the side-mount rack worked for me best. I carried everything from my 6'8" to a 10' 0" and really liked the ease of negotiating thru/around downtown Huntington ( I lived near...
11-03-10, 12:13 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,714
Posted By obie

Here: ...

Here:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?620658-Show-Us-Your-BMC
10-11-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By obie

Slow's the word. How's Stan doing now?

Slow's the word.

How's Stan doing now?
10-11-10, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By obie

Village-GRR-little GMR-East Fork-39-AC to Shady...

Village-GRR-little GMR-East Fork-39-AC to Shady Hollow-back to Village-Ski Lifts-Village = 116 miles/15,600'

Nice ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-10, 08:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,476
Posted By obie

Well done George! ...

Well done George!

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/508/5082/george.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-10, 10:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,476
Posted By obie

Looks like George has finished but the results...

Looks like George has finished but the results line for him has bad data....so until then.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-10, 10:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,476
Posted By obie

With an asterisk tho....Cara Gillis did 508 as...

With an asterisk tho....Cara Gillis did 508 as part of a Two-Mixed. Great riding though. Style points for this kit.

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/508/EC508.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,476
Posted By obie

Terry Lentz (note pedals & shoes) ...

Terry Lentz

(note pedals & shoes)

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/508/508x.jpg

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/508/508xx.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,476
Posted By obie

Terry Lentz - finishes in 29.19:35. New 50+...

Terry Lentz - finishes in 29.19:35. New 50+ and Classic Bike Record.

Nice looking rig.

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/508/508f.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-10, 10:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,737
Posted By obie

Onion Valley, Eastern Sierras Comes as...

Onion Valley, Eastern Sierras

Comes as advertised - steep, long and painful.

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/Ancient/Ancient010.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,254
Posted By obie

Excellent stuff again. Those are such great...

Excellent stuff again. Those are such great climbs. When did you do Whitney? I did it Saturday morning 9/4 on the roadie.

My EC training ended later that day on Movie Road - broke my leg a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-10, 08:21 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 158,809
Posted By obie

Cool looking ride.

Cool looking ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 158,809
Posted By obie

Soul 4.0's.

Soul 4.0's.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-10, 06:56 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 158,809
Posted By obie

No changes, just wanted to throw this up again. ...

No changes, just wanted to throw this up again. I've yet to see another BMC around here - the Team Machine in the big LBS is shown front/centre in the showroom - and I've yet to hear any friends...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-10, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By obie

Thanks for your interest & info bigdaddy. I'll...

Thanks for your interest & info bigdaddy. I'll locate the cassette and throw it on...let you know how it goes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-10, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By obie

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/u...

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/ultegra/ultegra001.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-10, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By obie

Harris Cyclery recommended that I use the Shimano...

Harris Cyclery recommended that I use the Shimano XT setup: RD-M773 SGS (long cage) and a CS-M771-10 cassette (11-32/11-34 or 11-36). This should work with my Ultegra shifters. Will need to add...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-10, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By obie

Good lead, thanks. For the record: SRAM...

Good lead, thanks.

For the record: SRAM 11-28 on a Shimano hub, Ultegra R/D & F/D (2007 vintage) and a 105 Compact.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-10, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By obie

Well, thanks for the help. Interesting stuff.

Well, thanks for the help. Interesting stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-10, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By obie

Thanks. So where does that leave me if I'm at...

Thanks. So where does that leave me if I'm at 33t capacity right now? (50/34 & 11-28 = 33t)...get a new chain for the 12-32 or....diff. R/D?

Confused, sorry.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-10, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By obie

I'm running an '07 Ultegra SS. Is that a 6700...

I'm running an '07 Ultegra SS. Is that a 6700 series? I can't find my orig. info on that yet.

Off the Shimano site it says 6700 Ultegra has "Maximum sprocket size of 28T" then follows that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-10, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By obie

Climber's gear: Sram PG 1070 Cassette with 12-32 ?

Anyone running this set-up with a compact?

I was thinking of going with a triple (currently have compact with 11-28 Sram) but this got me thinking twice about that move.

New cassette + chain=...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-10, 11:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,985
Posted By obie

Well, my SL01 is creaking now too. Not all the...

Well, my SL01 is creaking now too. Not all the time...mostly when I'm climbing in the saddle. So off I go to get some of that cell-phone screen protector material.

The noise is loud...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-10, 07:11 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,049
Posted By obie

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/s...

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/summitlab/SUMMITLAB.jpg

Well, it's game on for this one.

Met a MTB'er yesterday who has done this ride all the way past 14,000' on White...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By obie

I would suggest a recon trip. Ride the stage...

I would suggest a recon trip. Ride the stage courses, get your logistics squared away while you're there(hotel, meals, spas -anything you may need) and get as much knowledge as you can from people...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,049
Posted By obie

Also, I'm not sure if you can ride it any old...

Also, I'm not sure if you can ride it any old time. I was there on 1 August and the pipe gate was open. They were having some sort of open house - lots of trucks on the road - very dusty.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 02:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,049
Posted By obie

Barcroft Lab above the White Mountain/Patriarch...

Barcroft Lab above the White Mountain/Patriarch Grove area is over 12,000'.

It's a hardpack sand/gravel ride of about 5 miles beyond the paved road end. I did it on my roadie with 700x23's and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 10:17 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,049
Posted By obie

Nice.

Nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,049
Posted By obie

Has anyone done Haleakala? The Climbybike...

Has anyone done Haleakala?

The Climbybike postings make this sound longish but not steep. And average grade is...well, average.

Why is this ranked so high on lists?

Is there an annual...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By obie

I don't have the experience up there that you...

I don't have the experience up there that you guys have but, this has to qualify as a "technical descent" yes?

I agree - if I looked over the edge I got a bit jittery.

I wonder if they...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-10, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By obie

Really. I told myself if one of those horse...

Really. I told myself if one of those horse trailers rolls up on me I am not giving up the road - that's a crazy looking descent given how bad that road is and the exposure.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-10, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By obie

Sierra Climbs: Onion Valley & Everest Day 2 Climbs

Planned on doing the Day 2 EC climbs on Saturday but was late getting into Lone Pine so I did Onion Valley Road instead.

Onion Valley is everything they said it would be. By the time I made the...
07-30-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By obie

John, are you doing Everest this year?

John, are you doing Everest this year?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By obie

Back on the chipseal again Beanz. The LeMond is...

Back on the chipseal again Beanz. The LeMond is a hanger now. BMC's rock.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-10, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By obie

Overall the quality is good. Cross-road cracks...

Overall the quality is good. Cross-road cracks above 8000' get your attention. I'll look for a spa next time too...where's Keohes?




Go to Southern California forum and do the search. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By obie

California Climbs: Horseshoe Meadows

Left Lone Pine a little before 6am in 80 degrees and humid. Horseshoe Meadows Road is a left off Whitney Portal Rd. about 3 miles up towards Mt.Whitney. Long, rolling climb to the switchbacks. Temp...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,900
Posted By obie

Nice ride & pics - thanks. Glad I read the...

Nice ride & pics - thanks.

Glad I read the exchanges on 'Myoglobinuria'. Mentioned this to my doc while getting a physical today. After I told him I was doing a training ride in the Sierras this...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,956
Posted By obie

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/S...

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/SLO1/SLO1002.jpg

18.2 complete. Fun bike. A couple long rides later and think this is a good all-around rig for the money.

A couple other...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,797
Posted By obie

300 miles & 19,000' climbing later and the bike...

300 miles & 19,000' climbing later and the bike is fine. The seat post does look high doesn't it? I had the LBS set this up and I see no reason to change anything...unless the streampost snaps off...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-10, 12:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,797
Posted By obie

22.

22.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,049
Posted By obie

More Whitney anyone? This was Monday around...

More Whitney anyone? This was Monday around 9am.


http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/whitney/WHITNEY013.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-10, 10:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,049
Posted By obie

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/w...

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk178/obie549/whitney/WHITNEY024.jpg

What a great ride. And a big breakfast to boot. One wild day in the Sierras.

Weather became an issue later so...
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