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10-16-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By eja_ bottecchia

My very hideous, undesirable, unwanted, unloved,...

My very hideous, undesirable, unwanted, unloved, low class Colnagos.

Haters will always hate. :rolleyes:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 304
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

When I saw the two horseback riders on the beach...

When I saw the two horseback riders on the beach I immediately thought about POTA’s scene with Captain Taylor and Nova. That scene was filmed on Westward Beach (Zuma Beach) about 10 -15 miles south...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 304
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I have gephyrophobia, fear of bridges, especially...

I have gephyrophobia, fear of bridges, especially long and/or high bridges.

I have crossed the Golden Gate Bridge twice on my bike and twice on foot (this phobia does not affect me while driving)....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,310
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Fascinating!!!

Fascinating!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,310
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I am waiting for this one to hit the market....

I am waiting for this one to hit the market. :thumb:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,310
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

This short, asthmatic, diabetic, 60+ year old guy...

This short, asthmatic, diabetic, 60+ year old guy with 7 coronary stents easily rides over 6,000 miles a year. So I agree with you 100%
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 294,672
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

From today’s Columbus Day ride...(sorry if I give...

From today’s Columbus Day ride...(sorry if I give offense to anyone, but my DNA is Spanish and Italian, so it is Columbus Day for me).
...
10-14-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Hoping for a quick and complete. Go...

Hoping for a quick and complete.

Go cannibal.

The framed picture behind me is the only cycling related item in my office. He is an icon.
...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 865
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

When the Zombie Apocalypse hits, watch out for...

When the Zombie Apocalypse hits, watch out for re-animated saber toothed tigers coming your way,
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 865
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

You still need a “reader.” ...

You still need a “reader.”

https://youtu.be/-0bzi-xUTUc

https://youtu.be/-Oc0C9ZiVso
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I don’t have a dog in this “fight,” but I didn’t...

I don’t have a dog in this “fight,” but I didn’t see datlas comment as critical or particularly smarmy. I think that he was simply suggesting that for some people outdoor riding, even in the dark, is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

To some degree yes, you are right. The designer...

To some degree yes, you are right. The designer of the fUCI bike works for Specialized.

Imagining what the future will look like is never easy; translating a vision to an actual model, however, is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

You’d be missing a great collection of cars. Take...

You’d be missing a great collection of cars. Take the extended tour to The Vault and you will see even more examples of automotive history. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/93789b47_f4ef_42c3_a319_af6acd368e65_598b6aa101401a684ce84cdd684334cfacee9a33.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/40ca29ed_1c4f_4338_9d3e_ce05f7d19059_d77bac75248fd74bf65aff61f1e0b924063ec349.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The creator of that bike had some other wild...

The creator of that bike had some other wild “contraptions” on display.
...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 1,333,004
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

At the Petersen Auto Museum... ...

At the Petersen Auto Museum...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/d19999a3_2a8a_445d_baf1_028267dd927a_c4c361f27ef71bc52cf0670cd0be309729ecbc1e.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The Future of Road Cycling

Today I took a break from riding and, together with my son, we visited the Petersen Auto Museum in Los Angeles. Among the expensive, exotic, and just plain weird cars in display, I came across these...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 294,672
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Point Mugu Beach. ...

Point Mugu Beach.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/c6b638c6_1f6a_41d0_a86f_90d1cc5da4ef_4a3ad9e09a5cbaa354b2d2ae21e60c81ad33154c.jpeg
Forum: Introductions
10-11-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Welcome. BTW that Softride bike sure looks...

Welcome. BTW that Softride bike sure looks interesting. How do you adjust seat height?
10-11-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

GnipGnop, that’s an interesting ride. How do you...

GnipGnop, that’s an interesting ride. How do you adjust seat height?
10-11-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Should have been more specific...mental...

Should have been more specific...mental Lilliputians.

How is that?
10-11-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Look, how adorable, an old angry Ti guy. ...

Look, how adorable, an old angry Ti guy.

You need to watch your blood pressure bro, you are going to have an aneurysm.

Peace out.

BTW, here is a class clown, incredibly funny, incredibly...
10-11-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

We can all agree that you have a very pretty...

We can all agree that you have a very pretty bike...there is no need to put down other people's choices. :thumb:

It happens here (and in other forums) that some individuals find it necessary to...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 220
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I know...the moment that I saw my post’s...

I know...the moment that I saw my post’s truncated title I knew that this exactly where the thread was headed. Good job. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 220
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I meant...the Santa Ana winds...gee I need more...

I meant...the Santa Ana winds...gee I need more coffee.
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 220
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The Santa winds are back and...

...it is fire season in So. Cal.

Be safe out there.
10-11-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,563
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The only “problem” with articles, like the...

The only “problem” with articles, like the Velonews write up, is that new lubricants, with better formulations, keep popping up all the time. Hard to keep up with all the new stuff.
10-11-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,563
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Cut the guy some slack, the OP is a newbie. ...

Cut the guy some slack, the OP is a newbie.

I’ve been riding for more years than I care to count and I am still experimenting with different chain lubes.

As someone mentioned earlier, Muc-Off...
10-10-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

You are funny. How is that TDS coming along ...

You are funny. How is that TDS coming along

Ti Derangement Syndrome. :roflmao2:

Remember one thing, to be sarcastic you must be funny first. Leave it to the pros.

https://youtu.be/oJ85nfcDOBY
10-10-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

No, we are touchy-feely...we are stardust, we are...

No, we are touchy-feely...we are stardust, we are gold, we are billion-year old carbon. :roflmao2:
10-10-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

You are barking up the wrong tree bro. This...

You are barking up the wrong tree bro.

This so-called nouveau carbonboy, as you choose to call me, is plenty old, owns his own house, plus rental property, has put four kids through private...
10-10-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Relax, I was not referencing your comment/post....

Relax, I was not referencing your comment/post. In fact, I didn’t even read your post (what did you write?).

I was agreeing with velopig’s general observations. He was, I believe, commenting on...
10-10-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,048
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

My Master is from the new generation of steel...

My Master is from the new generation of steel frames coming out of Ernesto’s shop.

it is a great riding bike. It would be interesting to do a side by side comparison and figure out where the...
10-10-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,155
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

You took the words right out of my mouth. I...

You took the words right out of my mouth.

I too find it odd that Ti owners feel the need to denigrate other frame materials, whether steel, aluminum or carbon. Maybe it is insecurity about their...
10-09-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,339
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I lost a saddle bag during a fast descent. I...

I lost a saddle bag during a fast descent. I didn’t notice that I had lost it until I got a flat a few miles later and...no spare inner tube! :notamused:

I had to make “the call” to get bailed out.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 325,543
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The view from the top is always good...:thumb: ...

The view from the top is always good...:thumb:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/aefe0500_bdf9_46df_b0fd_dffcce3d5e14_04a9b69fe4040cadbd8ee3f356f5759580ecbb47.jpeg...
10-06-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Rest days should be part of your training...

Rest days should be part of your training program.


https://youtu.be/CidjqKFD3r4
Forum: Foo
10-06-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,181
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Don’t worry, you are in no real danger of...

Don’t worry, you are in no real danger of becoming either.
10-05-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,610
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Typical BF thread. You start on a lighthearted...

Typical BF thread. You start on a lighthearted note and soon it all goes to heck.

I know what you were trying to do. :thumb:
10-05-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,610
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Video or it never happened. :rolleyes:

Video or it never happened. :rolleyes:
10-03-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Win’s Wheels in Agoura, close to Westlake...

Win’s Wheels in Agoura, close to Westlake Village.

https://www.winswheels.com/
...
10-03-19, 09:14 PM
10-03-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,193
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

DAs have an immense amount of discretion when...

DAs have an immense amount of discretion when charging crimes.

This discretion often leads to absurd results such as over-charging a defendant hoping that he or she will plea to “something” and...
10-03-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,783
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I could echo many of the reasons listed above,...

I could echo many of the reasons listed above, and they all would mostly apply to me.

But let's face it, I am vain and I ride because at 63, riding makes my shaved legs look incredibly sexy....
10-02-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Check the SCICON line of saddle bags with the...

Check the SCICON line of saddle bags with the roller mount system.

I have used them in the past and like them a lot. I no longer use a saddle bag, so I don't need to use my SCICON. One of their...
10-01-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

60? You are a youngster around here. :D ...

60? You are a youngster around here. :D

Congrats. :thumb:
10-01-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,783
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Give it a proper send-off.

Give it a proper send-off.
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