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11-29-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By Popeyecahn

The first place off the top of my head is Carbon...

The first place off the top of my head is Carbon Frame Repair in Cardiff (north of San Diego):

Contact « Carbon Fiber Bike Frame Repair (http://www.carbonframerepair.com/index.php/contact/)
11-27-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Popeyecahn

Nice tour, I bet it was pretty warm as well, so...

Nice tour, I bet it was pretty warm as well, so the aqua vitae should have been thoroughly sweated out lol.

Yeah, some wave many don't nothing personal, I only acknowledge others if I sense they...
11-21-17, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Popeyecahn

Oh no, North Torrey Pines Road between the state...

Oh no, North Torrey Pines Road between the state beach and the golf course. He could take the turn at UCSD from NTP Rd onto LJ Shores and drop down past SIO and head into LJ that way...
11-20-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Popeyecahn

If you ride Torrey pines grade (which you...

If you ride Torrey pines grade (which you should), take the inside path for the scenic views of the ocean and more of a work out.
09-20-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By Popeyecahn

I keep saying and or thinking about doing this...

I keep saying and or thinking about doing this route, but I have yet to make good on that. Maybe next year...
07-21-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By Popeyecahn

The most useless lane installation lately is on...

The most useless lane installation lately is on Balboa through Tecolote canyon. Are there many of those spring loaded barrier poles still standing? lol
07-13-17, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By Popeyecahn

Yeah, I figured as much. I forgot the freeway is...

Yeah, I figured as much. I forgot the freeway is ground level there when I posted and then did some recon and came to the same conclusion. Nevertheless, it's great they put that path there :thumb:
07-12-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By Popeyecahn

Cool! Now I can ride to the Ken theater from home...

Cool! Now I can ride to the Ken theater from home ;-) I assume there is some connection from the Murphy Canyon path?
06-25-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By Popeyecahn

Sounds like the OP may want to look at the D4...

Sounds like the OP may want to look at the D4 ride. Also some Performance Bike shops around town have a weekend ride program that focuses on a more basic beginner type group ride.
06-20-17, 05:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,806
Posted By Popeyecahn

Not vintage, but a classic - '97 Serotta Legend...

Not vintage, but a classic - '97 Serotta Legend Ti.
06-15-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,286
Posted By Popeyecahn

Great Western Loop - 40+ mi loop ~ 3000' of...

Great Western Loop - 40+ mi loop ~ 3000' of climbing

A favorite among many in San Diego county. Nice two lane back country roads, punctuated by some good climbs and fun descents, plus the views...
05-17-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By Popeyecahn

Near La Jolla you have Rose and San Clemente...

Near La Jolla you have Rose and San Clemente canyons, Penasquitos along with various and sundry areas a little further out from that point. SDBC rides from UC Cyclery on Saturday mornings, there are...
04-21-17, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By Popeyecahn

Say hello to my brother Steve at the top, he's...

Say hello to my brother Steve at the top, he's there most days polishing the mirrors on the telescopes.
04-03-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By Popeyecahn

^^^This. Also check the brake pads, they may have...

^^^This. Also check the brake pads, they may have hardened after all those years (like pencil erasers).
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By Popeyecahn

This is a worthy read: ...

This is a worthy read:

http://www.bikeforums.net/13565788-post1.html
03-27-17, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,237
Posted By Popeyecahn

Have only ever use the liquid dispenser, but I'd...

Have only ever use the liquid dispenser, but I'd try what the others have suggested.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,551
Posted By Popeyecahn

My experience is limited to the one test ride on...

My experience is limited to the one test ride on the Felt, but once I understood the SRAM shifting I was good and the 1x was growing on me. What I didn't like was that the frame was more compliant...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,551
Posted By Popeyecahn

I think a couple things I had read gave me pause,...

I think a couple things I had read gave me pause, one of which was the gear spacing. And something that would probably annoy would be the high gearing. I like an 11/50 to descend on simply because...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,551
Posted By Popeyecahn

OP, Felt VR4... VR4 - Felt Bicycles...

OP, Felt VR4...

VR4 - Felt Bicycles (http://www.feltbicycles.com/USA/2016/Bikes/road/endurance/VR/VR4.aspx)

I test rode one last weekend, a nice bike very "compliant" in the back end. I wasn't...
Replies: 134
Views: 86,883
Posted By Popeyecahn

^^^This. (It applies for any bike, and the poster...

^^^This. (It applies for any bike, and the poster indicates as much.)

I'll quintuple the motion on hydration and food and add some thoughts having just completed my first century ride a couple of...
Replies: 55
Views: 44,004
Posted By Popeyecahn

A quick thanks to The Octopus for sharing his...

A quick thanks to The Octopus for sharing his insights in this post. I rode my first century yesterday and while I did not ride it on a FG (doubt I could, this one went up Mount Palomar) his words of...
02-09-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,818
Posted By Popeyecahn

:roflmao2::phttp://www.outsidethebeltway.com/wp-co...

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02-06-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,482
Posted By Popeyecahn

His wisdom finds every corner of the known...

His wisdom finds every corner of the known cycling world and continues to shine its light into the darkest recesses. Salut Sheldon Brown!
08-15-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,415
Posted By Popeyecahn

Hopefully they have 100% containment by the end...

Hopefully they have 100% containment by the end of this month (which has been their mission), but even still the lingering effects may pose an issue for several weeks.
08-05-16, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,677
Posted By Popeyecahn

And then there's this: Deadly 51,000-acre...

And then there's this:

Deadly 51,000-acre wildfire near Big Sur spreads into footprint of massive 2008 Basin Complex fire - LA Times...
06-03-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,644
Posted By Popeyecahn

I can't emphasize this enough.

I can't emphasize this enough.
03-23-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,848
Posted By Popeyecahn

A variation on a theme: How To Adjust...

A variation on a theme:

How To Adjust Shimano Mechanical Road Front Derailleurs (http://www.artscyclery.com/learningcenter/shimanomechroadfrontderailleurs.html)

I'm running 5700 on my Serotta,...
03-13-15, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,619
Posted By Popeyecahn

As you are well aware this city is a crazy...

As you are well aware this city is a crazy patchwork of routes, so I'll forgo explaining the stupidity with which my wife once took the bus to Fashion valley but suffice it to say it was...
03-10-15, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,619
Posted By Popeyecahn

Jersey Wall. That would be nice along KVR...

Jersey Wall.

That would be nice along KVR but given the many on/off ramps along there and the military property, it all may be a non-starter and we gets what we gets. There are 2 roadside...
03-09-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,619
Posted By Popeyecahn

Currently underway. Next time you pass Genesee...

Currently underway. Next time you pass Genesee while traveling I-5 please note the war zone/denuded bluffs all around. Completion in 2017.

I-5/Genesee Interchange Introduction...
02-02-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By Popeyecahn

Chapeau Octavio! This really got me: "What...

Chapeau Octavio!

This really got me: "What finally stopped him was the theft of his bike's front wheel." Now that is sad.
01-27-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,858
Posted By Popeyecahn

It looks like they've headed out from SD and on...

It looks like they've headed out from SD and on to SF. From there they sail to the arctic and through the NW passage and eventually returning to SD. Wow...
01-07-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Popeyecahn

Nice collection of pics and stories! My...

Nice collection of pics and stories!

My first bike was also a Christmas present, 1970 or so. Green Huffy Sting Ray-esque with a white banana seat. Don't recall too much other a melted grip (my...
12-15-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,463
Posted By Popeyecahn

Dayum, y'all's gots too much time on yo hayunds...

Dayum, y'all's gots too much time on yo hayunds...
Forum: Southeast
12-15-14, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,786
Posted By Popeyecahn

Keep us updated when things change, I'm curious...

Keep us updated when things change, I'm curious as to where you land stateside. I would suggest Savannah based on both the above mentions as well as my connection there at Savannah Bicycle Campaign.
12-15-14, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,858
Posted By Popeyecahn

I think if any of you read the linked TOPtoTOP...

I think if any of you read the linked TOPtoTOP page, you'll see this family is probably ready for anything that gets thrown at them...
Forum: Southeast
12-15-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,786
Posted By Popeyecahn

Curious to know if the OP has relocated or...

Curious to know if the OP has relocated or determined the place of choice. An old acquaintance from my days in south Georgia is a cycling activist in Savannah and works hard to bring cycling culture...
10-31-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Popeyecahn

What?!? I see now, part of it follows one of the...

What?!? I see now, part of it follows one of the SDBC dev routes.

I'd say I'll see you out there Egxflash, but the Serotta will be in the shop for a wheel rebuild tmrw.
10-29-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Popeyecahn

Be prepared for possible rain in the early part...

Be prepared for possible rain in the early part of the morning...
10-27-14, 11:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,332
Posted By Popeyecahn

Wrecked once on RR tracks with a very similar...

Wrecked once on RR tracks with a very similar angle to those below on a sunny Sunday morning, warm and dry. 15+ mpg did my best to attack them at 90* but the rear tire came out from beneath me and I...
10-02-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By Popeyecahn

Nice, very nice, green means go!

Nice, very nice, green means go!
10-01-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,503
Posted By Popeyecahn

Recovery ride dude!

Recovery ride dude!
10-01-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By Popeyecahn

Since you haven't got any responses yet I'll give...

Since you haven't got any responses yet I'll give what (little) I know about what you're asking to give this a bump. The first place I can think of since it's essentially in the east county is...
09-26-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,563
Posted By Popeyecahn

Nice find! There's a nice one at work that I...

Nice find!

There's a nice one at work that I eye from time to time, it sat for 3 weeks without moving and just when I was going to put a note on it asking if they would ever consider selling it,...
09-26-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Popeyecahn

Excellent! Then I should have enough to work...

Excellent! Then I should have enough to work with, thanks for doing that.

Yep, they're for 26mm bars that additional .26mm accounts for the slack in the clamp area when loose ;-)
09-26-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Popeyecahn

That would be fine, any help is appreciated. ...

That would be fine, any help is appreciated.


:thumb:

I like the XA/XE design as well but read some negative reports on the XA which were apparently sorted with the XE. Finding either in the...
09-26-14, 10:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Popeyecahn

Thank you all for the responses (correct or...

Thank you all for the responses (correct or not...), I see I left out an 'of' between 'amount' and 'quill' so maybe that was the nebulosity... himespau is correct, and since I don't have a 1A in my...
09-26-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Popeyecahn

So what's the useful range then, Bueller......

So what's the useful range then, Bueller... anyone?

I'm looking at buying new, so maybe those have a limit line?
09-25-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Popeyecahn

Reviving this with a another question on Cinelli...

Reviving this with a another question on Cinelli stems,: Why the lack of data on quill length? How much is there to work with on a 1A for instance? Nitto will tell you all day long on their stems ,...
09-22-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Popeyecahn

SR-52 Bike Path, FOD sweep?

Man what a crap fest that path is, especially the eastbound side where all the debris, sand and trash flows in through the Jersey wall from the freeway after a good rain (which was recently...). I...
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