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08-30-18, 07:40 PM
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Posted By DreamRider85

no shoulder

no shoulder
08-30-18, 06:52 PM
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Posted By DreamRider85

Come on guys

Come on guys
08-30-18, 06:17 PM
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Posted By DreamRider85

Had a flat going down a steep hill

it was a scary moment. Car was behind me going downhill. It slowed but it should have stopped. I had a hard time getting out of the clippless pedals. Because I had a flat my bike kept swerving. Why...
11-27-17, 03:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,026
Posted By DreamRider85

Well you know what Iím saying. How is not...

Well you know what Iím saying. How is not awkward? First how would you prevent it and secondly how would you generate enough power to go uphill? Seems awkward positioning. Why do you ride like that?
11-27-17, 02:57 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By DreamRider85

That would be awkward plus your toes might...

That would be awkward plus your toes might accidentally find the clip
11-27-17, 01:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,026
Posted By DreamRider85

I hope Iím explaining myself correctly. Sure it...

I hope Iím explaining myself correctly. Sure it takes time to learn clips. Iíve been doing clips for a while. But thereís 2 situations that I canít really practice. And that is unclipping when the...
11-20-17, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,026
Posted By DreamRider85

Hmmm Iím wondering if maybe u clipped out at the...

Hmmm Iím wondering if maybe u clipped out at the top.
11-20-17, 06:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,026
Posted By DreamRider85

So when Iím going uphill, practice? The problem...

So when Iím going uphill, practice? The problem is itís hard to get back on and in the clips once Iím going uphill.

Iím not sure why I fall to the other side sometimes. Iíve beeb using clipless a...
11-20-17, 04:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,026
Posted By DreamRider85

2 Concerns coming off my bike

This issue has happened. When I was going up a hill, I got off my bike. I got out of my clips. And for some reason I wasn't able to transfer my weight to my right side and I ended up falling to the...
05-17-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 109,586
Posted By DreamRider85

Would a self driving car world make it safe for cyclists?

Remember about a year ago, I was obsessed about the world becoming safer for cyclists. I literally wish we had our own cycling highways. But everyday I hear more and more about safer self driving car...
04-21-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,432
Posted By DreamRider85

I don't quite understand what u mean. Mount your...

I don't quite understand what u mean. Mount your clipless for a century ride and be in worse shape.
04-21-17, 03:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,432
Posted By DreamRider85

I've learned that you can't get the best of all...

I've learned that you can't get the best of all worlds with this. When I'm not clipped in, I want to be clipped in. When I'm clipped in, I feel too locked in and not free. When you use toe clips,...
04-21-17, 03:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By DreamRider85

Well there are some days when my grip is looser...

Well there are some days when my grip is looser and other days when I can't make it looser because I feel I need to hang tight. Not sure why that is. Maybe just depends on how strong I feel.
04-20-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,432
Posted By DreamRider85

Is it hard to switch back and forth? And also do...

Is it hard to switch back and forth? And also do I need new shoes for the standard pedals? I use mountain bike shoes with clips for my clipless pedals.
04-20-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By DreamRider85

Why do my hands always hurt on my bike?

I find that out of all my body parts, the hands are the ones that hurt the most when I'm on my bike. It's hard to grip. I don't know how you're supposed to make it more comfortable. I've tried...
04-20-17, 09:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,432
Posted By DreamRider85

I'm gonna go back to Standard Pedals

For now.. Long time no hear, I'm back. I haven't been riding consistently. It's been raining hard in the bay area but the weather is finally getting better. I became an Uber Driver, but now I need to...
10-19-16, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,943
Posted By DreamRider85

When the Road Reads BIKES NOT ADVISED

I was on Tunitas Creek Road in Half Moon Bay. Going up the hill but in the forests, I believe it read BIKES NOT ADVISED. I guess the gravel is loose. So I turned around and rode back. But in your...
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10-19-16, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,640
Posted By DreamRider85

Honestly she acts like her. But Amy Schumer you...

Honestly she acts like her. But Amy Schumer you can tell is acting. My sister cannot help herself.
Forum: Foo
10-18-16, 03:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,640
Posted By DreamRider85

My sister is unbelievably immature

She's in her late 20's but acts like a B. Acts like she's still in high school or even worse. I mean you see immature girls in the movies and she is worst than the epitome of one of them. We were...
10-18-16, 03:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,035
Posted By DreamRider85

What is the best hope for the future of safe...

What is the best hope for the future of safe cycling in the far future? What's the best idea you've ever heard that has a remote chance? My personal dream would be if there were bike highways...
10-17-16, 12:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

I would love to do this, like in this video with...

I would love to do this, like in this video with a group this big. Not sure I could quite make it 80 miles, but my dream scenario would be to be able to and to have a group like in this video to ride...
10-16-16, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By DreamRider85

That's what I'm trying to look at. Stage Road or...

That's what I'm trying to look at. Stage Road or somewhere. And you're right the Tunitas Creek Bridge is in fact the part I'm talking about. Btw, do you know how long it's shoulderless for?
10-16-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

Well what I want to say is that it may look like...

Well what I want to say is that it may look like 100 yards, but I really believe those photos are outdated. I'm wondering if they just took out the bike lane completely starting from Tunitas Creek....
10-16-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

Thanks but I think it's more than 100 yards. I...

Thanks but I think it's more than 100 yards. I was peddling hard for more than a minute to a minute and a half and could not see a lane anywhere in sight. I don't beli be there's any sidewalk on that...
10-16-16, 12:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

I'm trying to find out if there's a group that...

I'm trying to find out if there's a group that rides Highway 1. I like it, but just cannot put on my big boy pants yet and ride that section on the bridge.
10-15-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By DreamRider85

Well I like the road where there's a bike lane...

Well I like the road where there's a bike lane and it is there for miles until that point. Riding that road is the only way to be next to the coast. What roads do you ride on? Sometimes I like bike...
10-14-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By DreamRider85

Very nice selection. this is all in the...

Very nice selection. this is all in the Woodside/Palo Alto area? That's not too far from me. I'm looking to do lots of roads like the ones you mentioned.
10-14-16, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By DreamRider85

Those look fun. But I noticed that in the photo...

Those look fun. But I noticed that in the photo for Almaden Cycle Club, I'm quite younger than the people in that photo. Are they all seniors? Except one kid is in the photo. I just want to fit in.
10-13-16, 10:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By DreamRider85

Interesting. Where do you find your groups? And...

Interesting. Where do you find your groups? And if you're too slow, you get dropped from the group?
10-13-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By DreamRider85

Riding with traffic. I like bike lanes. For...

Riding with traffic. I like bike lanes. For example I like riding Highway 1 but am intimidated with the bike lane ending and I'm not sure how long it goes on for until the bike lane continues. I...
10-13-16, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By DreamRider85

Do you recommend A Group Ride for Me?

I love to ride. But there has been some frustrations and obstacles on certain roads for me. Would a group ride help me with anything and be useful in your opinion?
10-13-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By DreamRider85

Can you tell me some of the streets you ride?

Can you tell me some of the streets you ride?
10-13-16, 07:20 PM
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Views: 2,690
Posted By DreamRider85

Well I'm still new to cycling in certain places....

Well I'm still new to cycling in certain places. I like Canada Rd though. Is it okay to go slow uphill? Should it derail you?
10-13-16, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,951
Posted By DreamRider85

I noticed lately, my workouts have actually felt...

I noticed lately, my workouts have actually felt better than ever. It's weird. A while back, I'd ride my bike but generally feel wiped out after. Now, it's a different kind of feeling. I feel more...
10-13-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

The main problem for me is I don't know when the...

The main problem for me is I don't know when the lane reappears. If I had some kind of idea, I'd have something to work with. But I feel I went close to 1/4 a mile and saw no lane in sight. It really...
10-13-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

So I looked up where this spot is and it's right...

So I looked up where this spot is and it's right by Tunitas Creek. That is where the bridge is. On Google, it shows the lane reappearing right away. But when I went there twice and kept riding, I saw...
10-13-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By DreamRider85

Any group rides you recommend?

In the bay area, have you ever done a group ride? I'm not looking to race, but I'm wondering if they have group rides that go 30 to 40 miles together. The reason is because I think I need to learn...
10-13-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

Fellows, here is my main concern. I wouldn't have...

Fellows, here is my main concern. I wouldn't have a problem as much if this was for a short period, but I don't know when the bike lane reappears and I don't know how to find out. I was there...
10-13-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By DreamRider85

Are you sure there are no shoulders on Crystal...

Are you sure there are no shoulders on Crystal Springs Road? It looks like there's some.
10-13-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By DreamRider85

I looked at the map and that makes sense.

I looked at the map and that makes sense.
10-13-16, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By DreamRider85

On Crystal Springs Road and Skyline 35, it's...

On Crystal Springs Road and Skyline 35, it's always closed. There's always signs that say no trespassing and there is a fence that blocks it. Are you familiar with this?
10-13-16, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By DreamRider85

Thanks. You've done highway 1. You must recognize...

Thanks. You've done highway 1. You must recognize this picture. How long does this go on without a bike lane?

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g261/DreamRider85/IMG_3680_zps2zpgjlzj.jpg
10-12-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

Well how often does someone honk at you? The one...

Well how often does someone honk at you? The one bad thing about that spot is that on Google Earth, the lane reappears but when I was out there, I could not find it and got scared. There's nowhere to...
10-12-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By DreamRider85

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g261/DreamRider8...

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g261/DreamRider85/IMG_3679_zpscuap8luq.jpg (http://s58.photobucket.com/user/DreamRider85/media/IMG_3679_zpscuap8luq.jpg.html)

anyways this is where the bike lane...
10-12-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g261/DreamRider8...

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g261/DreamRider85/IMG_3679_zpscuap8luq.jpg (http://s58.photobucket.com/user/DreamRider85/media/IMG_3679_zpscuap8luq.jpg.html)
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10-12-16, 05:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

But at that point in the highway, there was no...

But at that point in the highway, there was no bike lane. One of the drivers honked at me even though I was on a thin lane.
10-12-16, 05:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By DreamRider85

Today I was on Highway 1 again. And I reached the...

Today I was on Highway 1 again. And I reached the part again where the lane ends. But on Google Earth, it seems to reappear very quickly. However, I was cycling where it ended and I went about 1/5...
10-12-16, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,663
Posted By DreamRider85

https://www.amazon.com/San-Francisco-Peninsula-Bik...

https://www.amazon.com/San-Francisco-Peninsula-Bike-Trails/dp/0962169439
10-12-16, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By DreamRider85

Very familiar with Sawyer Camp Trail. once they...

Very familiar with Sawyer Camp Trail. once they get to the south end of the San Mateo one, they can get to Skyline from there? Does Skyline get even slower more south than San Mateo?
10-12-16, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By DreamRider85

That's a good tip. I probably won't go on a...

That's a good tip. I probably won't go on a weekend unless it's with a group then. The link you provided me though is very useful. I'm seeing some great routes that I never knew about before such as...
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