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05-28-08, 01:47 PM
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Posted By jslopez

Congrats!

Congrats!
04-24-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,770
Posted By jslopez

As a person recently banned from PU events all I...

As a person recently banned from PU events all I can say is the PU events are awesome accomplishments and I would recommend it simply because they are one of the few around that have rides of that...
04-23-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By jslopez

I rode from culver city to the rosebowl last...

I rode from culver city to the rosebowl last saturday.

try bikemetro.com to help you map out your ride.
04-16-08, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By jslopez

Not exactly a Ballona Creek incident for me...

Not exactly a Ballona Creek incident for me yesterday but riding by Fox hills mall a car with a bunch of teenagers pulls out ahead of me, yells profanities and tries to cut me off a few seconds...
04-15-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 20,349
Posted By jslopez

Next up I'll be reading how I pillaged the...

Next up I'll be reading how I pillaged the village and ate all the babies...

I actually had more than enough food and gels even gave some to the other riders who were hurting. If one is saying...
04-15-08, 03:43 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 20,349
Posted By jslopez

Quite true but I'm guessing people were thinking,...

Quite true but I'm guessing people were thinking, water soon, water soon... crap it's further up the road.

Unofficially people should get a -10% on their time for heat in my opinion hehe.
04-15-08, 03:26 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 20,349
Posted By jslopez

So anyway, what did everyone think of Decker ? ...

So anyway, what did everyone think of Decker ?

Heat definitely was a factor there and I had to keep my eyes closed for short stretches because sweat was causing my eyes to water (there's no...
04-15-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 20,349
Posted By jslopez

Am I really going to continually get dragged into...

Am I really going to continually get dragged into this?

I congratulated people and said thanks for water.

After that I get banned, I acknowledge the mistake, sent you a PM wishing Planet...
04-15-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 20,349
Posted By jslopez

A major mistake on my part was looking at this as...

A major mistake on my part was looking at this as a social event vs a race. I invited and helped train a few people to do this event and I had thought I could not make it (hence the missed...
04-08-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 20,349
Posted By jslopez

ofcourse I miss the registration for this darn...

ofcourse I miss the registration for this darn thing.

If anyone has one that they won;t be using please let me know. Otherwise good luck to all as this is a really nice ride.
01-16-08, 10:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,602
Posted By jslopez

I may be out of town for BA, anyone planning on...

I may be out of town for BA, anyone planning on doing the worker's ride?
01-05-08, 11:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,608
Posted By jslopez

Did hill intervals on Mandeville and Westridge...

Did hill intervals on Mandeville and Westridge today. I would concur that the overcast made the ride seem more epic/beautiful but unfortunately a teamate had a spill going down westridge. He's ok and...
10-06-07, 07:22 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,563
Posted By jslopez

Just looking for people to train with. Anyone...

Just looking for people to train with. Anyone riding out/near Culver city?

I know there are a lot of clubs out there (I've ridden with most of them) but I am just looking for a bunch of people...
10-05-07, 08:44 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,563
Posted By jslopez

details but yes interested.

details but yes interested.
10-05-07, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By jslopez

In my very not so expert opinion, there are chain...

In my very not so expert opinion, there are chain bike shops and there are "small owner" bike shops. Chain bike shops make their money via whole sale prices (would not hurt if they had good service...
10-05-07, 08:27 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,563
Posted By jslopez

I'm signed up. When/where are the LA peeps...

I'm signed up.

When/where are the LA peeps going to be training/riding?
09-20-07, 07:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By jslopez

Very informative reply. Thank you very much. ...

Very informative reply. Thank you very much.

As proven by this thread there are a ton of opinions out there and while I've used training peaks as a starting point, I definitely know that there...
09-19-07, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By jslopez

I plan to get as much racing as I can for next...

I plan to get as much racing as I can for next year but that's still a few months away. What are the experienced racers doing in the "off season" just finidng group rides and blasting away?
09-18-07, 09:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By jslopez

Virtual coach pretty much makes your schedule for...

Virtual coach pretty much makes your schedule for you (after you input certain factors about yourself and note your races - listing priorities of said races it computes your trainng schedule).
...
09-18-07, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By jslopez

Live in Sunny California actually. I have no...

Live in Sunny California actually.

I have no fantasies of being some wunderkind and riding away from anyone but I was trying to understand the pros and cons of a longer (30 weeks vs 20) base...
09-18-07, 08:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By jslopez

Want to give racing a try next year

So I'm using Trainingpeaks Virtual Coach (follows Joel Friel's training schedule methods), started the offseason training 9/10 and I currently have two scenarios.

Scenario A - Plan to peak at...
08-15-07, 07:25 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,711
Posted By jslopez

5'6 128 lb

5'6 128 lb
06-17-07, 07:06 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,505
Posted By jslopez

I at PV yesterday but am up so I guess I'll see...

I at PV yesterday but am up so I guess I'll see you all in a bit
06-15-07, 10:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,505
Posted By jslopez

Will be riding with my club tomorrow but it will...

Will be riding with my club tomorrow but it will be in the same area. Look out for a skinny filipino on a black/orange orbea :)
06-12-07, 10:07 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,505
Posted By jslopez

Where in Marina Del rey is the start point? I...

Where in Marina Del rey is the start point? I would also like to suggest Dock 52 but let me know otherwise.
06-07-07, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By jslopez

Love ballona creek path as well (rode there this...

Love ballona creek path as well (rode there this morning). The main issue I've seen show up sporadically are some random gang activity where kids attack solo riders. Because it's isolated it sort of...
06-03-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,505
Posted By jslopez

just did that ride today. For those who want to...

just did that ride today. For those who want to add on the pain you could also go back about halfway up Hawthorne, then go thru crest adn Silver spur.

51 miles with about 5500 feet of climbing.
06-01-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,460
Posted By jslopez

Depending on how you place the pics either I'm...

Depending on how you place the pics either I'm riding ok or just got caught hehe.

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/221/524439572_d50c23af3e.jpg...
05-30-07, 09:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,760
Posted By jslopez

Buy the best bike you can afford is always my...

Buy the best bike you can afford is always my advice. Best being relative to the buyer (could be weight, heritage, color etc).

I bought my orbea based on looks (didn't even get a chance to test...
05-29-07, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By jslopez

Bumping as I'd want to start working on this. ...

Bumping as I'd want to start working on this.

Thanks.
05-29-07, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By jslopez

Am classic carbon Circa 2005. Thanks.

Am classic carbon Circa 2005.

Thanks.
05-28-07, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By jslopez

Am Classic Carbon Shimano wheel convert to Campy

Just won a pair on wheels of ebay. It's Shimano, I have campy. Want to see what my options are and what it would cost me.

1) Am Classic conversion Cassete ($70ish) - Can anyone tell me how these...
05-28-07, 10:58 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,460
Posted By jslopez

Try swallowing one....

Try swallowing one....
05-28-07, 10:53 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,460
Posted By jslopez

Thanks Brandy. Was good riding with you and...

Thanks Brandy.

Was good riding with you and Vireo (he was in the Kenda JErsey correct?) as well as the rest of the BF family. Looking forward to more "tame" rides in the future (once I shed off...
05-28-07, 10:39 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,460
Posted By jslopez

Congrats Brandy (and to everyone who completed...

Congrats Brandy (and to everyone who completed KOM)!!!

I'm so of a high from the results (been a hard road back from injury) that I just bought a pair of nice wheels off ebay. Hopefully it won't...
05-28-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,460
Posted By jslopez

Hey Caligurl, never got to thank you for that...

Hey Caligurl, never got to thank you for that "Don't use armwarmers advice". I was basing the weather from last year's heartbreak (cold and windy) and am glad I dressed down for this year.
05-27-07, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By jslopez

managed to finish as well. Time to order the...

managed to finish as well. Time to order the jersey :)
05-15-07, 10:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,592
Posted By jslopez

http://www.bicyclekitchen.com/

http://www.bicyclekitchen.com/
05-12-07, 11:30 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,595
Posted By jslopez

6:18 for me (28 min improvement from last year)....

6:18 for me (28 min improvement from last year). I swear everyone is getting so much faster. Next year one will need sub 6 hours just to be competitive :)

Congrats to all!!
05-11-07, 08:21 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,595
Posted By jslopez

Holy Crap Those Ladies Are Fast!!!

Holy Crap Those Ladies Are Fast!!!
05-11-07, 07:34 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,595
Posted By jslopez

Thanks for checking me out ;)

Thanks for checking me out ;)
05-10-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,595
Posted By jslopez

Does the vest make me look fat ? :D

Does the vest make me look fat ? :D
05-08-07, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By jslopez

What about CSC

So Basso admits to doping and so one has to ask, how involved was his team (Bjarnes Riis in particular) in all this?

He should definitely get 2 years, more if he doesn't really spill the beans on...
05-05-07, 11:08 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,595
Posted By jslopez

I am mulling over several things I could have...

I am mulling over several things I could have done to ride better today but I did manage to beat my time last year's time by a healthy 28 mins. Ride time 6:03 total time was 6:18 I believe.

Time...
05-05-07, 09:29 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,595
Posted By jslopez

wasn't there a website at one point for the Socal...

wasn't there a website at one point for the Socal BF people with their pics (if not then there should be). Felt kinda bad when I didn't recogzine Ms. Brandy. Plus outside the few people wearing the...
05-05-07, 09:04 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,595
Posted By jslopez

did you have the cool retro jersey on (got any in...

did you have the cool retro jersey on (got any in small you wanna give away ? :) ) So good to chat with the lot of BF. I need to order the jersey now.

PS if anyone happened to pick up a small...
04-26-07, 02:04 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 38,641
Posted By jslopez

I don't think Floyd will be cleared, here's why: ...

I don't think Floyd will be cleared, here's why:

You are the USADA (or anyone who thinks he's guilty). Mishandling, not following procedures, questionable testing methods does not sway you to at...
04-25-07, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,702
Posted By jslopez

Well assuming he's not guilty that would mean...

Well assuming he's not guilty that would mean that the anti doping lab/authorities are :
1) Incompetent as hell
and/or
2) The have a massive conspiracy to down Landis

My problem with the...
04-21-07, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 968
Posted By jslopez

ack and I was looking for a good training ride...

ack and I was looking for a good training ride today. Maybe next week.
04-20-07, 10:12 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 7,066
Posted By jslopez

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/193/465904523_a587b...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/193/465904523_a587b79edc.jpg

Here I am :)
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