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01-26-16, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Harun

No personal experience with anything north of...

No personal experience with anything north of Bodega Bay or Santa Rosa for me, but two areas that come to mind when I do finally ride up around there are Avenue of the Giants...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 175,099
Posted By Harun

22g for both cages including bolts (every gram...

22g for both cages including bolts (every gram counts).

Those cages are only compatible with conical (tapered) shaped bottles. Tacx and a couple others make them. Regular bottles fall right...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 175,099
Posted By Harun

Here's mine. SLR frameset, mechanical DA9000,...

Here's mine. SLR frameset, mechanical DA9000, eecycleworks brakes, alligator ilink housing, stans/bhs/cx-rays running tubeless. It's a bit of a porker at 13.2 lbs. With lighter (non-tubeless) tires...
02-23-15, 07:09 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,862
Posted By Harun

Rode around the same area a week ago. Even with...

Rode around the same area a week ago. Even with the soggy roads and low visibility these roads feel like riding through a magazine ad.
...
01-11-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Harun

south bay ride suggestions/help (Henry Coe/Gilroy, Hollister, Salinas and beyond)

One of the areas I've been trying to branch out my riding is the area south of Gilroy and beyond. I just got an all-terrain bike from santa so I am trying to explore some of the mixed terrain around...
01-11-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By Harun

my '2014 strava story'...

my '2014 strava story' (http://2014story.strava.com/video/175013)

memorables:

* self-supported double century out & back to big sur
* hamilton-diablo back to back self-supported (pretty much...
01-09-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By Harun

Choosing your route depends on your preferences -...

Choosing your route depends on your preferences - Tunitas is quiet going up or down, but descending is a bit technical and the ground might be wet/slippery in the shaded areas if it's colder. Same...
Replies: 2,486
Views: 238,900
Posted By Harun

Ryokou: Docu on Shane Perkins and track racing in...

Ryokou: Docu on Shane Perkins and track racing in Japan

trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcQxSCAkaZw

link to full-length playlist:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 24,350
Posted By Harun

I get angry/jealous that other people have nicer...

I get angry/jealous that other people have nicer bikes than me, which makes me train harder, which makes me faster.

So having a nicer bike makes you slower. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-14, 05:22 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-14, 11:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,653
Posted By Harun

No matter what brand I make sure the valve is...

No matter what brand I make sure the valve is fully threaded and long enough to reach the pump-head. I've found that presta tubes with only the end threaded tend to not attach to pumps as securely as...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,996
Posted By Harun

75km around town to finish off the Festive500....

75km around town to finish off the Festive500. I've ridden the same roads countless times, but considering that it's the last ride of the calendar year there's some additional satisfaction I guess....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By Harun

a better article...

a better article (http://www.manualforspeed.com/domestic/stretching/) written by the guy in the photos who's a US continental pro, not some hired model lady who probably doesn't even ride a bike and...
12-31-13, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,950
Posted By Harun

stop caring about the numbers (a little less)....

stop caring about the numbers (a little less). Coming from a fellow Aaron and sprinter - I don't even have a power meter, but do sprint training by all out time-based efforts. I don't care about...
12-31-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,950
Posted By Harun

tried to do an as easy as possible 75k to...

tried to do an as easy as possible 75k to complete the Festive500, came back home to hand grate fresh mozzerella for some homemade pizza. my arms are more sore than my legs. #cyclistproblems...
12-30-13, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,950
Posted By Harun

super easy 80min z1, partially because I want to...

super easy 80min z1, partially because I want to recover for a bigger ride tomorrow, but mostly because I wanted to go see The Hobbit.
Replies: 1,005
Views: 106,179
Posted By Harun

I can't afford a gym membership, should I just...

I can't afford a gym membership, should I just ride around looking for smart cars to deadlift?
Replies: 5,581
Views: 494,531
Posted By Harun

oh ***** it's al 'elpinoymamba'. :o no i...

oh ***** it's al 'elpinoymamba'. :o

no i didn't, didn't get me enough omnium points when the turnout was low and they grouped the p/1/2/3's. Only have a couple points left, hopefully everyone will...
Replies: 5,581
Views: 494,531
Posted By Harun

Speaking of dying on a bike, Australian pursuits...

Speaking of dying on a bike, Australian pursuits have to be both the funnest and most painful track events I've ever done. It feels like persistence hunting by the time there are only two guys on the...
Replies: 5,581
Views: 494,531
Posted By Harun

the trick for points races is to lap the field...

the trick for points races is to lap the field and get 20 points, then hang on for dear life to try to keep them. :twitchy: :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,616,943
Posted By Harun

if anyone is wondering if i actually ride my...

if anyone is wondering if i actually ride my bike: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/755119-Show-me-your-BLACK-bike!?p=16366723&viewfull=1#post16366723
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-13, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 402,217
Posted By Harun

i didn't just jump into that position. It took...

i didn't just jump into that position. It took over a year of riding and daily stretching/foam-rolling. I still stretch at least an hour a day along with the roller if I'm sore/tired. Only bad thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,616,943
Posted By Harun

frame/fork/headset: '08 Al Fuji team frame/ ENVE...

frame/fork/headset: '08 Al Fuji team frame/ ENVE 2.0 / Cane Creek Is-2
stem and bars: 3T arx team/ Rotundo pros
bottle cages: Far & Near
drivetrain: 10 speed SRAM Red
cable housing: Alligator...
12-29-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,950
Posted By Harun

It's a couple miles from my house to the mup...

It's a couple miles from my house to the mup where I start my gps, so I technically did over 100. I just don't count those since I'm just warming up/cooling down. I live inland near Morgan Hill, and...
12-29-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,950
Posted By Harun

did one of my favorite loops...

did one of my favorite loops (http://www.strava.com/activities/102710746) today.

http://distilleryimage8.s3.amazonaws.com/03816b7e70e611e396201228ce4a3274_8.jpg

was 34 F when I left, couldn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-13, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 402,217
Posted By Harun

you caught me, it's all show and no go from...

you caught me, it's all show and no go

from last racing season:

tailgunning

http://i.imgur.com/9ES3rjQl.jpg

same race, hands (not) in the drops
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 306,406
Posted By Harun

Eureka Canyon, Corralitos, CA ...

Eureka Canyon, Corralitos, CA

http://distilleryimage8.s3.amazonaws.com/03816b7e70e611e396201228ce4a3274_8.jpg

Mt Madonna Rd (Gilroy side), CA
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 402,217
Posted By Harun

sorry for the low-res, i can take better pics if...

sorry for the low-res, i can take better pics if anyone cares to see them...

http://distilleryimage1.s3.amazonaws.com/a138f31465e211e3a1d00ec1df5821cd_8.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-13, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,616,943
Posted By Harun

do cheesy instagram photos qualify ITT? if not I...

do cheesy instagram photos qualify ITT? if not I can take some with my actual camera. :p

http://distilleryimage1.s3.amazonaws.com/a138f31465e211e3a1d00ec1df5821cd_8.jpg
Replies: 19
Views: 3,413
Posted By Harun

+1 For us thunder-thighed folk, they fit good at...

+1 For us thunder-thighed folk, they fit good at the waist and have enough room in the legs without looking too baggy below the knee like the 569+s. Even though I'm a 30ish waist my legs are trackie...
12-22-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,936
Posted By Harun

For most riders in decent shape and with enough...

For most riders in decent shape and with enough gears, most gradients < 8-9% do not seem 'hard' unless you really push yourself, whether it's shifting back into a bigger gear, targeting a higher...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,638
Posted By Harun

oh, and though not very close to SLO (but worth a...

oh, and though not very close to SLO (but worth a day's trip), heading up towards Big Sur to ride along there and hit Nacimiento-Fergusson Rd is worth considering as well:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,638
Posted By Harun

near SLO: * Highway 1/Old Creek/Santa Rosa...

near SLO:

* Highway 1/Old Creek/Santa Rosa Creek/Cambria/Highway 1 loop. You can start in Morro and go counter-clockwise. Decent amount of climbing but very pretty.

* Starting in Morro, go as...
12-20-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,950
Posted By Harun

I'm thinking of doing an imperial 500 next week....

I'm thinking of doing an imperial 500 next week. I'm free all week, with no traveling (besides a day visit for x-mas across the GGB), weather's supposed to be nice and dry - I don't really have any...
12-20-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,950
Posted By Harun

I had one of those soft foam ones. It wore out in...

I had one of those soft foam ones. It wore out in about 6 months of using it every day. Looked into getting one that would last longer. Turns out the ones that cost $40+ are just foam covered pvc...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-13, 05:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,835
Posted By Harun

- Haleakala - Canadian Rockies - American...

- Haleakala
- Canadian Rockies
- American Rockies
- pretty much the entire Continental Divide
- Mt. Rainer (RAMROD)
- Pacific Coast (north of SF)
- US cross-country, like RAAM but without the R...
Replies: 46
Views: 4,945
Posted By Harun

I took plain monohydrate pills last season with...

I took plain monohydrate pills last season with good results. I'm one of those weirdos who likes enduro events as much as sprint events. I don't lift super heavy or go to a gym, mostly...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By Harun

I don't want to hop on the bandwagon, but I'm...

I don't want to hop on the bandwagon, but I'm also a former owner of a Romin. I had one of the original carbon railed Romin Pros before the evos were out and were selling for $150. The carbon rails...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By Harun

Jagwires and other more 'standard' cables are...

Jagwires and other more 'standard' cables are good, in that they are compression-less, easy to set-up, and affordable. But most of these have steel reinforced inners, which corrode over time, and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-13, 07:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,935
Posted By Harun

Most refer to them as tire savers/wipers or flint...

Most refer to them as tire savers/wipers or flint catchers. Hardly anybody makes them anymore, there are some NOS ones you can find once in a while on eBay. The only new ones I found were from...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,935
Posted By Harun

or go old school: ...

or go old school:

http://i.imgur.com/TwThDucl.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By Harun

go down a notch or two in the Vittoria line - the...

go down a notch or two in the Vittoria line - the Rubino pros. They are much more cut resistant than the Diamantes and Corsas, but at 150tpi are still more supple than Continentals and Michelins....
09-18-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 366,860
Posted By Harun

have: brand new set of Look Keo grip (gray 4.5...

have:
brand new set of Look Keo grip (gray 4.5 deg float) cleats.
used but good condition Look Keo grip (black 0 deg float) cleats

want:
good condition red Keo (9 deg float) cleats.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,616,943
Posted By Harun

It's the shallow bars, no cages, and black rims...

It's the shallow bars, no cages, and black rims that make that CAAD look plain. If it had some king cages and polished rims it would complement the post and stem better, and deeper bars would make...
09-12-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,950
Posted By Harun

NVCA rules say from the date of a race, upgrade...

NVCA rules say from the date of a race, upgrade points are only halved after 12 months, and expire after 24 months from the date of that race. Don't know about other velodrome orgs but it might be...
05-29-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,124
Posted By Harun

there's a water fountain on the right side of the...

there's a water fountain on the right side of the grant park visitor center after quimby road. I usually only need one bottle to get to the observatory from there, but when it's hot i fill my second...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By Harun

especially if you're brake happy and descend a...

especially if you're brake happy and descend a lot. The pads can glaze over and compromise stopping power. A couple swipes with a metal file makes the pads like new. Your brakes will work better and...
04-07-13, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By Harun

any these might apply

any these might apply
04-06-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,269
Posted By Harun

i'm a sucker for Trader Joe's Vanilla Joe Joes...

i'm a sucker for Trader Joe's Vanilla Joe Joes (basically vanilla oreos with no preservatives and real vanilla beans). They also have chocolate ones with vanilla filling and double chocolate ones,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-13, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,616,943
Posted By Harun

it'd look good on a volagi, or maybe a y-foil...

it'd look good on a volagi, or maybe a y-foil...
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