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08-01-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 45,070
Posted By calamarichris

Just rode PCH from Carlsbad to Del Mar and back...

Just rode PCH from Carlsbad to Del Mar and back on this windy, humid day. The sea breezes were cool, but the traffic was nuts. At least the Saharizona tourists aren't flying the Confederate flag this...
05-22-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By calamarichris

The ski lifts are brutal even if you're riding a...

The ski lifts are brutal even if you're riding a mountainbike with a triple.

About 10 years ago, (in the middle of my powermeter honeymoon) I couldn't believe how easily I was FLYING up GMR/GRR....
04-03-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,531
Posted By calamarichris

I'm just glad we have confirmation that we're...

I'm just glad we have confirmation that we're within the letter of the order. I was feeling guilty on my two road ridesI'm caffeinating up right now and getting ready for a PCH cruise and the weather...
04-03-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,443
Posted By calamarichris

Guess I'll be the first belt-rider to chime in....

Guess I'll be the first belt-rider to chime in. I've got twin bikes, both with Alfine-11 internal gear hubs; one has the Gates carbon drive, the other a standard chain.

~The Gates belt is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By calamarichris

I felt like an utter tool walking out of the bike...

I felt like an utter tool walking out of the bike fitter's room after 2.5 hours and minus $180. The fitter (Nate Loyal in Santa Monica) only shifted my seat a little under a cm up and forward, and my...
08-07-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 45,070
Posted By calamarichris

This was last Saturday with Comrade Jimmy and...

This was last Saturday with Comrade Jimmy and Greg: the scenic route from Carlsbad to downtown SD, then took the train back. My first ride on the new Stuttgart Merckx (stiff SLX frame + 36-spoke...
07-14-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,258
Posted By calamarichris

Your best bet is to offer to pick them up and...

Your best bet is to offer to pick them up and drive them home, if that's an option. Either that, or encourage them (while they're sober) to take an uber or other option. With Uber and Lyft, there's...
07-14-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,060
Posted By calamarichris

Sorry about the lapse. Been busy. Great day on...

Sorry about the lapse. Been busy. Great day on the mountain. Pity there weren't more riders out to enjoy the cool weather and voluptuous road.
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06-16-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,376
Posted By calamarichris

Good work. I've always believed a man without...

Good work. I've always believed a man without scars is a sad, sorry animal.
Just broke my femur a year and a half ago, preparing for BWR. Snapped the ball off the bone right before it joints into...
04-15-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 25,606
Posted By calamarichris

She sure made enough money for Trek, Pro-Tec, and...

She sure made enough money for Trek, Pro-Tec, and for the cycling magazines. :(

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-SoAWYftleBU/VPOorJ-nqVI/AAAAAAAAFRw/s7K9AZNZlZU/s1600/Scan%2B6.jpeg...
03-26-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,279
Posted By calamarichris

Not as pretty as that '74, but here's my '84....

Not as pretty as that '74, but here's my '84. I've owned it since 1988, it was my racer and primary transport during my 3 years in the South of Holland, and it's been to Cyclart twice in it's...
03-26-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,466
Posted By calamarichris

Back in the 70s, we were on a pick-up truck road...

Back in the 70s, we were on a pick-up truck road trip from California to visit North Dakota relatives. Mom asleep, sis asleep in the back of the truck with me, Dad bored & staring ahead at the empty,...
02-12-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,386
Posted By calamarichris

Nothing sweet than a high-miles dog. There's no...

Nothing sweet than a high-miles dog. There's no such thing as a spoiled dog, but that doesn't excuse us hairless upright primates from at least trying.
02-01-19, 02:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,066
Posted By calamarichris

How heavy is your dog now? If you can find a...

How heavy is your dog now? If you can find a Globe Live 2 or Live 3, that makes a pretty excellent dog bike. The max listed weight is 20kg, which is almost exactly 45 pounds, but I've seen the...
09-29-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,580
Posted By calamarichris

The problem with completely upright is ALL of...

The problem with completely upright is ALL of your weight is on your junk.
Add to this the fact that our spines are a row of pointy bones with little silly-putty pillows between each which must...
02-04-10, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,912
Posted By calamarichris

Why don't you post it in here? :) This thread has...

Why don't you post it in here? :) This thread has whet my appetite for a train ride north on a 3-day weekend and I'd like to hear more insights too. (Just because I've ridden those stretches doesn't...
02-03-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,912
Posted By calamarichris

It's entirely doable, but it does get a little...

It's entirely doable, but it does get a little ugly in some spots, like Hwy 1 just before Santa Monica. (Unless someone can chime in here with an alternate route.) But you can always plan your trip...
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