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02-23-12, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Rushfan

Check in with these guys....

Check in with these guys. http://www.eaglecyclingclub.org/

I've enjoyed riding on Silverado Trail, up 128 into Pope Valley etc. Hard to go wrong but stay off Highway 29 unless you are north of...
02-08-12, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Rushfan

Joel, have you ever ridden on Mosquito Ridge...

Joel, have you ever ridden on Mosquito Ridge Road? We drove up there last weekend-pretty cool area. There's a grove of sequoias pretty far up.
01-18-12, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Rushfan

Mike's Bikes and City Bike Works have frequent...

Mike's Bikes and City Bike Works have frequent sales. Might make sense to find out when the next one is to save some cash. Also, you're likely to get more attention if you spend your money in one...
12-19-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rushfan

I saw them all the time on campus from '85 to...

I saw them all the time on campus from '85 to '90. Fall quarter was always the worst with the influx of freshmen on campus. Only hit once but saw accidents several times a week...
11-23-11, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Rushfan

Go over the ridge to Butano State Park. I hiked...

Go over the ridge to Butano State Park. I hiked some great fireroads there over the summer and saw some folks having a good time riding.
10-27-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,893
Posted By Rushfan

I was in several wicked thunderstorms this summer...

I was in several wicked thunderstorms this summer in the Sierras. Good advice.
09-22-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Rushfan

Chico Wildflower. The metric has a nice long...

Chico Wildflower. The metric has a nice long steady climb and a fun descent. It's in April so weather is usually cooler. One of my favorite rides. It's a little further but well worth the drive. It's...
08-31-11, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,310
Posted By Rushfan

RR Velo is another option. Owned by a guy who...

RR Velo is another option. Owned by a guy who used to work at Calfee. Here's a discussion from another forum...I've not used either but may need to in the near future.
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08-31-11, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Rushfan

Agreed. Ride the Napa Valley. I really like...

Agreed. Ride the Napa Valley. I really like Redwood Road on the west side of the valley-up Mt. Veeder through the redwoods, fun descent.

Here's a great website with rides all around the area in...
08-20-11, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Rushfan

I've ridden around Bass Lake a couple of times,...

I've ridden around Bass Lake a couple of times, the short route on this ride. It's really nice riding. Took my scout troop a couple of years ago. Tough for most of the kids, but all finished.
...
08-17-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Rushfan

Hey Joel, the website below describes a couple of...

Hey Joel, the website below describes a couple of routes in the area well.
http://centralcaliforniacycling.com/NBV.html
http://centralcaliforniacycling.com/VF.html
You can change your start or...
08-09-11, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Rushfan

Thanks for the confirmation. Sounds like AotG...

Thanks for the confirmation. Sounds like AotG will work.
08-09-11, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Rushfan

Where should I bring the Boy Scouts?

My troop in Woodland has decided to make next summer's big trip a bike ride. Two years ago we camped at Bass Lake near Oakhurst and rode around the lake for one ride (1,000' of climbing in 26 miles,...
08-09-11, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Rushfan

I brought my bike down on vacation a couple of...

I brought my bike down on vacation a couple of years ago and loved the riding. Start with the SLO Bike Club website. http://www.slobc.org/local-rides/index.html I enjoyed riding from SLO to Pismo...
01-26-11, 12:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,285
Posted By Rushfan

I also have had great service at Davis...

I also have had great service at Davis Wheelworks, including my fitting. Free followup fitting two years later too.
03-22-10, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Rushfan

You see all sorts of folks out there, from rank...

You see all sorts of folks out there, from rank beginners to long distance folks using it for speed training, to triathletes, to riders with $15,000+ pro level time trial machines.
03-22-10, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Rushfan

Not bad for March! Well done.

Not bad for March! Well done.
03-22-10, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Rushfan

City Bike Works is having a big sale, just got a...

City Bike Works is having a big sale, just got a flyer. Mike's Bikes is huge. Both worth trying. And it's Louis Garneau, I believe. I think Wheelworks might have Garneau, so if you want to stay in...
03-14-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Rushfan

Davis Time Trial Series

From Joe Santos of Davis Wheelworks. This is a fun event, and it's free:

Hey All,

It's that time of year again...time trials! Or, as it has become affectionately know as, the Putah Creek...
03-12-10, 01:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,439
Posted By Rushfan

Things picking up for you? December & January...

Things picking up for you? December & January sucked, February was better, March so far even better....
11-17-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Rushfan

Here's a website with great writeups of local...

Here's a website with great writeups of local rides of all levels:

http://centralcaliforniacycling.com/

As for racing, the Davis Bike Club has a very active team, with past members moving on to...
11-11-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 83,961
Posted By Rushfan

Selle Anatomica seat. Got it lightly used from a...

Selle Anatomica seat. Got it lightly used from a friend for more than half off.

http://selleanatomica.com/images/110209%20010.jpg

Best seat I've ever used so far. No pressure at all down the...
11-10-09, 10:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Glad you all made it. We'll do this again in...

Glad you all made it. We'll do this again in March.
11-09-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Thanks for coming out Chris. Notice that...

Thanks for coming out Chris.

Notice that there's no pictures of me in this? It's better to take the photos. ;)
11-09-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Sorry, you're absolutely right, should have read:...

Sorry, you're absolutely right, should have read:

"One DNS-equipment failure and one DNS-nice guy who didn't force his friend to sit in a casino because he left his helmet and shoes at home."
11-08-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Thanks all for a fun ride today. Twelve of us...

Thanks all for a fun ride today. Twelve of us gathered in the Cache Creek Casino parking lot, with two DNS-equipment issues. Oh well, next time. Absolutely spectacular weather, hope you rode today,...
11-07-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Thanks!

Thanks!
11-07-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Here's the route & profile. See you tomorrow. ...

Here's the route & profile. See you tomorrow.

http://www.mapmyride.com/route/us/ca/cache%20creek/984125757518227061
11-07-09, 02:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Sourdough starter? I'm definitely interested. ...

Sourdough starter? I'm definitely interested.

Thanks Joel.
11-06-09, 12:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Hope I'm not jinxing it, but it looks like the...

Hope I'm not jinxing it, but it looks like the extended forecast is holding up for Sunday. I think we're going to have good weather. Certainly was nice today before the clouds rolled in...
11-06-09, 12:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Never mind. I'm going to pick him up.

Never mind. I'm going to pick him up.
11-06-09, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Rushfan

One that might work is the Chico Wildflower....

One that might work is the Chico Wildflower. There are flat and family options. Plus, it's in April instead of later in the year.

http://www.chicovelo.org/wildflower.html
11-04-09, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By Rushfan

Here's some things that worked for me: -Ride...

Here's some things that worked for me:

-Ride more often to toughen the skin.

-Get a pro fit. Made a big difference for me because my homebrew idiot fit was way off.

-Get shorts/bibs that...
11-04-09, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By Rushfan

Do you have excess hair down there? Wait,...

Do you have excess hair down there?

Wait, that's another thread. ;)
11-03-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Anyone in Davis with a spare space in the car?

Got an email from a non-driving Davis resident looking for a spare space in the car. Anyone have room?

I can take him but it's a little out of my way...
11-01-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Thanks from all of us wheelsucking wusses....

Thanks from all of us wheelsucking wusses....
11-01-09, 10:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

You have my sympathy. Accounting sucks. Hope...

You have my sympathy. Accounting sucks.

Hope to see you.
11-01-09, 10:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

"...just above the gas station, at 9am." ...

"...just above the gas station, at 9am."

Glad you're coming. Always nice to have a tandem or two to hide behind...
11-01-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

So, you're bringing the donuts?

So, you're bringing the donuts?
11-01-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Expect wind. Don't jinx my ride. :notamused:

Expect wind. Don't jinx my ride.

:notamused:
11-01-09, 10:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Yeah, noticed that too. Third time in a row there...

Yeah, noticed that too. Third time in a row there was "technical difficulties" with my ride submissions. It is in the ride descriptions, funnily enough. It's now on the online version.

You all...
11-01-09, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By Rushfan

Is there a significant difference between your...

Is there a significant difference between your setup on the two bikes? Sounds like there is if you have a problem on the mountain bike but much less so on the road bike. First step might be to try to...
11-01-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

This is a reminder, weather permitting, I will be...

This is a reminder, weather permitting, I will be leading this ride on Sunday the 8th. PM me or post questions here.

Also, don't be too stressed about the pace. We can easily break up into...
11-01-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

No worries. I'll have this again in March.

No worries. I'll have this again in March.
10-22-09, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By Rushfan

Best choice in town. Not that there is much...

Best choice in town. Not that there is much besides Mexican and chains....
10-22-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By Rushfan

You didn't go to Murillo's? Or Vasquez Deli? Or...

You didn't go to Murillo's? Or Vasquez Deli? Or Pietro's? :rolleyes:

Happy birthday.
10-20-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By Rushfan

Is your family in Davis? That could be the...

Is your family in Davis? That could be the issue-Davis is very different from Del Paso. I've ridden the ARBT without problem on numerous times but not at night. On weekends, I've taken my son's boy...
10-19-09, 12:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,097
Posted By Rushfan

Were you wearing a Benicia club jersey? I think I...

Were you wearing a Benicia club jersey? I think I saw you at lunch after about 1:30...
10-18-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,097
Posted By Rushfan

I planned on completing the century but low miles...

I planned on completing the century but low miles had me switch to the metric. I spent the day looking for tandems to draft, found two good for 30 miles of suckage, ended up feeling a lot better than...
10-15-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rushfan

Just to consider-it's an out and back route so...

Just to consider-it's an out and back route so you can always turn around along the creek instead of going all the way up the canyon if it becomes an issue. Climbing is not that big a deal on this...
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