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11-01-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,050
Posted By BkSaGo

When I needed an after work up to about 10 mile...

When I needed an after work up to about 10 mile ride, my Go To was a local residential street with a bike lane and not too many traffic lights (Anza for anyone familiar with the area). Could add...
09-16-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,212
Posted By BkSaGo

You got here one year at a time, just like the...

You got here one year at a time, just like the rest of us :)
Turn 50 (13 years ago) was my motivation to start riding regularly again. Iím a low mileage/ low speed rider compared to most of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,159
Posted By BkSaGo

Two that come to mind: One was at the end of...

Two that come to mind:

One was at the end of ride, rolling down my driveway to the garage. Came to a stop then realized “Oh s***, I haven’t unclipped”. Had a zero speed fall. No real damage to...
02-25-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,924
Posted By BkSaGo

Water only on rides up to about 2 to 2 1/2 hours....

Water only on rides up to about 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Beyond that something with some electrolytes (or just sugar) after the first bottle makes the second part of the ride go better. Anything seems to...
02-25-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,952
Posted By BkSaGo

Focus on where you want to go, not on obstacles,...

Focus on where you want to go, not on obstacles, debris, potholes, etc., that you want to miss.
You tend to steer towards where you are focused (at least I do). Before I learned this lesson I rode...
01-21-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By BkSaGo

I’ve used Wardlow / 223rd. Seems to have less...

I’ve used Wardlow / 223rd. Seems to have less traffic, especially on weekends.
Between Wilmington and Western, Watson Center / 228th is an option although I recall it has lots of stop signs.
12-05-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,121
Posted By BkSaGo

Cold affects me more than hot. Although...

Cold affects me more than hot. Although everybody’s definition of “cold” and “hot” are different.
Cold affects my lungs, might have mild exercise-induced asthma which is made worst by cold air.
I...
10-20-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,688
Posted By BkSaGo

Nah, just a patch kit :lol:

Nah, just a patch kit :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,526
Posted By BkSaGo

Because this is BF. Whatever topic you bring up,...

Because this is BF. Whatever topic you bring up, you’re going to get every aspect f it explained in detail whether that’s what you wanted or asked for or not. So you might as well ask for an...
08-25-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,968
Posted By BkSaGo

Depends on the shoes. I have touring shoes with...

Depends on the shoes. I have touring shoes with recessed cleats that aren't too bad to walk in - although I've never tried walking miles in them.
My road shoes have protruding cleats that I've only...
08-18-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,542
Posted By BkSaGo

I have a predecessor model to the current Kirk...

I have a predecessor model to the current Kirk Kinetic Road Machine Smart 2 and it does what I need for "off season" training. (OK, I live it SoCal and we don't really have a "off season". Indoor...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,728
Posted By BkSaGo

I’ve only had one fall (so far) in about 8 years...

I’ve only had one fall (so far) in about 8 years of clipless riding, and unlike most stories here, nobody saw it. I managed to fall in my driveway at the end of a ride. I came rolling down the...
07-13-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,650
Posted By BkSaGo

I have a mental catalog of a lot of routes, but...

I have a mental catalog of a lot of routes, but there's a lot of the overlap between routes.

Personally, I haven't had much luck with specific routing finding apps like Stava and RideWithGPS,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,211
Posted By BkSaGo

I'm not one of the "legends" the OP refers to and...

I'm not one of the "legends" the OP refers to and I don't have a scientific approach based on heart rates or zones, but basically my pacing rule of thumb for longer rides is "slower than shorter...
06-18-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,357
Posted By BkSaGo

Mostly no. Unfortunately for me, I'm too good at...

Mostly no. Unfortunately for me, I'm too good at talking myself out of riding when I don't feel like it.
Most the times that I have managed to get out there when I didn't feel like, after a couple...
06-15-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,596
Posted By BkSaGo

Since the OP said “because the first one wasn't...

Since the OP said “because the first one wasn't good enough” rather than because of wearing out or breaking, my list would be:

Saddle
Seat Bag
Pumps - floor and mini
Bike Computers - been...
06-10-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By BkSaGo

Most of my rides in the past few years have been...

Most of my rides in the past few years have been the short after work rides the OP is talking about.
The most important thing is to not find an excuse not to go.

Koyote has a good list. I'd...
05-24-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 43,548
Posted By BkSaGo

Bk = Bike Sa = Sailing Go = Golf ————— ...

Bk = Bike
Sa = Sailing
Go = Golf
—————
BkSaGo = my three hobbies. All three are outdoor activities, can require expensive equipment (although I sail on other people’s boats so I don’t have that...
Forum: Introductions
05-23-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By BkSaGo

Iím a road biker. Riding a Cannondale CAAD9 5,...

Iím a road biker. Riding a Cannondale CAAD9 5, mostly a flat-lander, not a great climber.
Forum: Introductions
05-23-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By BkSaGo

Hello from SoCal

Long time lurker, finally signed up.

Been riding for fun and exercise most of my life. Kind of got away from riding about 10-12 years ago but got back into it right before turning 50 when I...
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