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11-23-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By Tycho Brahe

All dirt paths in Griffith Park are closed to...

All dirt paths in Griffith Park are closed to cyclists.
11-17-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By Tycho Brahe

In honor of this post, I decided to dedicate my...

In honor of this post, I decided to dedicate my longer weekend ride to the Malibu area. Tried to go up every road that was not private, hoping to get a glimpse of the view. The best I can figure out...
10-28-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Thanks everyone. I am a worker drone, so I will...

Thanks everyone. I am a worker drone, so I will attempt it on the weekend, very likely on Saturday.

Did not think to see if the Lodge is open. They have a website, easy as pie! Speaking of pie, I...
10-20-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,907
Posted By Tycho Brahe

My post was missing a smiley face. I hope you got...

My post was missing a smiley face. I hope you got my intent! I did a shortened Argus one year (fires), but was able to do the closed bits later. At least I got to ride on a closed highway on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Posted By Tycho Brahe

BTW, have I ever shown you my birthmark? It is...

BTW, have I ever shown you my birthmark? It is shaped exactly like Corsica. It is destiny that I go.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,916
Posted By Tycho Brahe

I lived very close to your starting point, just...

I lived very close to your starting point, just on the other side of the Mendel Pass. That pass is not too difficult in either direction (if you are used to climbing), but a lot more difficult from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,916
Posted By Tycho Brahe

I meant to say Las Flores, not Tuna. Tuna going...

I meant to say Las Flores, not Tuna. Tuna going down is scary! Both brakes all the way.

I actually went up Gibraltar two weeks ago. I was pushing it since I wanted to beat my time, which I did....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,916
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Meh. I did Onyx peak very hungover. Luckily for...

Meh. I did Onyx peak very hungover. Luckily for me, my riding partner that day was also my drinking partner the night before, so he was hurting as well. I really do need to try to summit it a bit...
06-16-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By Tycho Brahe

I have done the ski lifts three times. Once in...

I have done the ski lifts three times. Once in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

First time was with a mid compact (52/36) and an 11/28 cassette
Second time 50/34 and 11/28
Third time 50/34 and 11/30

IT...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,307
Posted By Tycho Brahe

It would be nice if they fixed the Starred...

It would be nice if they fixed the Starred Segment view. Sort by date added, elevation gain, distance, etc....
Create groups around these segments. I have some that I train on, some that I want to...
05-11-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 57,453
Posted By Tycho Brahe

The descent on Bin Pines with the view of...

The descent on Bin Pines with the view of Antelope Valley was really nice. Could not appreciate it during the ascent with the view to our backs. Some nice switchbacks to make it interesting.
04-20-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,554
Posted By Tycho Brahe

This one:...

This one: https://www.strava.com/activities/2461171894

Was looking at various rides in the area and found this one that does a loop, descending on the 18:...
04-20-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,554
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Thanks again to everyone that responded almost a...

Thanks again to everyone that responded almost a year ago. In addition to the ride I did last May, I eventually spent a few days in Big Bear last September and rode around the area.

Considering...
04-04-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,576
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Did the 39->East Fork->GMR loop today with some...

Did the 39->East Fork->GMR loop today with some added climbs on the 39 and GRR. 39/East Foirk was completely open with few cyclist. GMR/GRR had more. A few groups of 2-3 cyclists, so people are not...
04-03-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Is GMR really that bad? With the closed road...

Is GMR really that bad? With the closed road (still?) I was thinking it would be better than the Santa Monica mountains.

I haven't been out to those parts since last fall, but want to start...
03-30-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,678
Posted By Tycho Brahe

It is 3 weeks and you are still crying. Read the...

It is 3 weeks and you are still crying. Read the posts above, no one likes you.

Here are some excerpts from the organizer's personal Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/randolph.ice). Shocker,...
02-28-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,678
Posted By Tycho Brahe

If I went, I would be so far ahead of you that...

If I went, I would be so far ahead of you that you would not see me anyways.
02-25-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,678
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Wow, that is incredibly tacky from the...

Wow, that is incredibly tacky from the organizers. I have no idea on what road those pictures were taken from, but the whole area has tons of cyclists. There is bound to be a few cyclists on the road...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,267
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Finally did the Stelvio Pass on the Italian-Swiss...

Finally did the Stelvio Pass on the Italian-Swiss border (41.44 miles, 6,950 ft): https://www.strava.com/activities/2556097333

Nowhere close to being the most challenging ride, but definitely the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,952
Posted By Tycho Brahe

I love riding with my bluetooth speaker. All the...

I love riding with my bluetooth speaker. All the benefits of music and you still get all the ambient sounds. Besides, you will not be passing me, I will be passing you. That is the added benefit, no...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,746
Posted By Tycho Brahe

It's not a race, just enjoy the rental. ...

It's not a race, just enjoy the rental.

Unless you are up front at the start, you will be slowed down by the volume of people.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,669
Posted By Tycho Brahe

ooga-booga and I have discussed in person the...

ooga-booga and I have discussed in person the beauty that is east camino cielo. Beautiful ridge road with ocean views on one side and the valley on the other.

Gibraltar is indeed a beast. At least...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,665
Posted By Tycho Brahe

I wish that site differentiated climbs that have...

I wish that site differentiated climbs that have gravel to those without. Would love to do some of these climbs, but I only ride slicks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By Tycho Brahe

I will be going to Italy tomorrow. First a few...

I will be going to Italy tomorrow. First a few bike-less days in Rome then off to the Dolemites for some riding. Flats are boring, gotta get to the mountains. Will be doing the Stelvio Pass from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,817
Posted By Tycho Brahe

As a fellow SoCal resident, I would love to see...

As a fellow SoCal resident, I would love to see these 90+F summers. Today's high is 71, and the max in the next 10 days is 78. Great riding weather, my tan lines are crisp.
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