Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: peckma
Showing results 1 to 50 of 220
Search took 0.08 seconds.
08-09-17, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By peckma

the RB/HB/MB section of the bike path is, for...

the RB/HB/MB section of the bike path is, for serious cyclists, merely a way of getting from one end of the South Bay to another. It is too crowded/sandy/full of Freddies to safely ride at speed. ...
08-01-17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By peckma

Bogart's Coffee in Seal Beach, on Ocean Ave...

Bogart's Coffee in Seal Beach, on Ocean Ave across from the Seal Beach Pier. Also Pierside Sandwich Shop right next door. Both are frequented by cyclists - especially Bogart's. Park your bike right...
01-27-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,901
Posted By peckma

thanks for the tip -

thanks for the tip -
01-27-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,901
Posted By peckma

saw that - but if I look at the various Strava...

saw that - but if I look at the various Strava segments for GMR/GRR, a few people have been up there since Monday.
01-27-17, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,901
Posted By peckma

GMR/GRR anyone ride them lately?

Was thinking of taking a road trip and taking in GMR/GRR et al. Anybody else been up there after last weekend's storms?
01-05-17, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By peckma

take each for a test ride at your LBS and decide....

take each for a test ride at your LBS and decide. Trek and Giant are both good solid brands, and these models seem similar in terms of pricing and components. Take into consideration the LBS where...
08-15-16, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By peckma

Big T is a rough road, better to ascend it than...

Big T is a rough road, better to ascend it than descend it. If you go that way, maybe start in Sunland. 2 large bottles should see you to Clear Creek Station.

Why not just take Hwy 2 all the way...
02-24-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,610
Posted By peckma

His garage currently. Looking for shop space,...

His garage currently. Looking for shop space, probably in Old Torrance somewhere. Call him - he'll pick up and deliver!
02-24-16, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,610
Posted By peckma

Ted's is closed. Manny, the former head mechanic,...

Ted's is closed. Manny, the former head mechanic, can be reached at 310.618.4425 or manfelare@yahoo.com. He's in business for himself. Top notch mechanic, bike/wheel builder.
11-09-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By peckma

Hawthorne is within the city limits of Ranchos...

Hawthorne is within the city limits of Ranchos Palos Verdes. The LA Sheriff's Lomita station provides law enforcement services to RPV. You might contact them and share your video. Can't hurt.
06-16-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,610
Posted By peckma

Ted's in Manhattan Beach - Manny/Armando - do...

Ted's in Manhattan Beach - Manny/Armando - do great work. They'll tell you what needs to be done, versus the typical "menu" services at other shops. I take my bike there with a general "do what...
08-20-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By peckma

Water/bathrooms at Sycamore Canyon park, a few...

Water/bathrooms at Sycamore Canyon park, a few miles past Los Posas Road interchange. The porcelain facilities are at the north end; otherwise there are port-a-potties. Water is from spigots and is...
05-16-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,098
Posted By peckma

How was the road? Clean or littered with debris?

How was the road? Clean or littered with debris?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By peckma

Get which ever bike gives you the biggest smile,...

Get which ever bike gives you the biggest smile, assuming that if you dollar up for the Fuji you have something left over for the inevitable extras (kit, helmet, shoes, bidon cages).

San Diego is...
03-24-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By peckma

Portland to Astoria - any suggestions?

Hello,
In July I will be visiting Portland, and going over to the coast for some riding. I'm thinking of riding from Portland to Astoria. It looks like I can go out Mt .St. Helens road and pick up...
02-11-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,164
Posted By peckma

I use the same LBS, with 2 mechanics, for all my...

I use the same LBS, with 2 mechanics, for all my work, and try to buy my parts/supplies from them as well. At Christmas, I drop off a large gift basket with fresh fruit, Peets coffee and Belgian...
02-04-14, 11:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,572
Posted By peckma

apparently she's being released pending "further...

apparently she's being released pending "further investigation"......

http://ranchosantamargarita.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/suspect-in-cyclists-death-to-be-release-from-jail-today
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,302
Posted By peckma

At the price range for Roubaix 105, a better bike...

At the price range for Roubaix 105, a better bike is generally worth the money. As others have written, there is a noticable difference when moving up in the componentry - i.e. Sora to Tiagra to 105....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,139
Posted By peckma

Definitely something looks odd here. However,...

Definitely something looks odd here. However, despite that, I've heard, and experienced myself, that prolonged use on a trainer will wear out the tire prematurely. Might be worth your while to go to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-13, 01:39 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,575
Posted By peckma

Distance 6,013.6 mi Time 391h 31m ...

Distance
6,013.6 mi


Time
391h 31m


Elev Gain
242,595 ft
12-27-13, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By peckma

This blog post has some additional info about the...

This blog post has some additional info about the incident: http://bikinginla.com/2013/12/22/breaking-news-apparent-fatal-bike-collision-on-pch-in-pacific-palisades/

Towards the end of the post,...
12-26-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By peckma

Ditto the LA Sheriff SUV on PV Drive East down...

Ditto the LA Sheriff SUV on PV Drive East down the switchbacks.
12-23-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,950
Posted By peckma

There really is no avoiding PCH if you are going...

There really is no avoiding PCH if you are going to ride north or south. If I only had one day to ride, I'd go north from Santa Monica (take the bike path to Temescal) and head towards Malibu. The...
12-22-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,950
Posted By peckma

Helens Cycles in Santa Monica rents road bikes,...

Helens Cycles in Santa Monica rents road bikes, but call ahead first. There is a bike path from Temescal Canyon to PAlos Verdes, roughly 25 miles in length, which follows the coast. Otherwise,...
12-20-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By peckma

Ride in peace, fellow cyclist.

Ride in peace, fellow cyclist.
12-18-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,112
Posted By peckma

Kudos for wanting to patronize your local LBS. I...

Kudos for wanting to patronize your local LBS. I faced a decision earlier this year: the bike I wanted was not carried by my preferred LBS. I explained the situation to the owner, who said "we...
12-13-13, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By peckma

Try riding with a group to build your confidence...

Try riding with a group to build your confidence on those roads. Conejo Valley Cyclists is a club in your area.
12-11-13, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By peckma

Most people go north to south, as the winds tend...

Most people go north to south, as the winds tend to come out of the north. Cold? If you consider night time lows in the mid 30s cold, then it will be cold. Daytime temps can vary from 50s to 70s.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-13, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,751
Posted By peckma

How to prep for PCH? Update your life insurance...

How to prep for PCH? Update your life insurance first. Then go ride it. Lots of traffic from Santa Monica up to Pepperdine. The shoulders get a little wider, and the traffic thinner, the further you...
11-19-13, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,982
Posted By peckma

I take a spin class, once a week - taught by one...

I take a spin class, once a week - taught by one of our local racers and current state champion in his category. Definitely has helped my cycling - particularly the intervals. Out of a class of 20...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By peckma

and also you're searching in the $500 and below...

and also you're searching in the $500 and below range. The Allez, when new, is at Specialized's lower price point. If you're looking for Tarmacs or Roubaix, then up your price range.
11-05-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,110
Posted By peckma

welcome to a sport where most of the clothing is...

welcome to a sport where most of the clothing is designed for people weighing 150#.... As UnderArmour and Nike, among others, make compression and wicking clothing for pro football players, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By peckma

electrical tape.

electrical tape.
10-29-13, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By peckma

If your LBS doesn't help, send the bibs back to...

If your LBS doesn't help, send the bibs back to PI with a letter/receipts. I've sent 2 bibs in for repairs; PI repaired 1 bib and replaced the other.
10-29-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By peckma

Perhaps it is time to rest? If you've been...

Perhaps it is time to rest? If you've been racing and going hard all summer, you may now experiencing some cumulative fatigue. Take a week off the bike, go for a walk, sleep in a bit, have some...
10-25-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By peckma

don't know. never did this ride but have always...

don't know. never did this ride but have always wanted to, some new territory for me. but I've another alternative, to go ride from Long Beach down to Newport, around Turtle Rock and back.
10-25-13, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By peckma

:thumb:

:thumb:
10-25-13, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By peckma

Tour de Sewer anybody??

Tour de Sewer anybody??
10-25-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By peckma

Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,111
Posted By peckma

Have flatted a few times with the GP4000s; but...

Have flatted a few times with the GP4000s; but the inner tire hasn't separated as shown in your first picture. Will say that I've had pretty good experience with these tires (I use the 4 season...
10-23-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By peckma

where was this picture taken at?

where was this picture taken at?
10-22-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,576
Posted By peckma

True dat. Riding there this weekend, from the LBC...

True dat. Riding there this weekend, from the LBC to Newport.
10-22-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,576
Posted By peckma

at least, not after about 11AM or so. early in...

at least, not after about 11AM or so. early in the morning, most of the motorheads are still in bed; the ones on the road are still sober.
10-21-13, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By peckma

Lots of choices from West LA: Lagrange, LA...

Lots of choices from West LA: Lagrange, LA Wheelmen, Marina del Rey Cycling, Shifting Gears, just to start. Check out Helens Cyclery or Bike Effect, or google. All the local riding groups have...
10-09-13, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By peckma

True. Too many multiple DUI offenders get a pass...

True. Too many multiple DUI offenders get a pass until their luck runs out at the cost of serious injury or death to others.
10-08-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By peckma

Wow. The Cayucos woman who killed the bicyclist...

Wow. The Cayucos woman who killed the bicyclist in Morro Bay gets 11 years in prison.

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2013/10/08/2723506/cayucos-woman-who-killed-bicyclist.html#fb
09-23-13, 11:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,720
Posted By peckma

Actually, perhaps there is hope. Caltrans has...

Actually, perhaps there is hope. Caltrans has agreed to fix the crap-seal job done on Hwy 1 from Cambria to Ragged Point. It sounds like they will put a sealing coat on top of the chip sealed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,998
Posted By peckma

You may find a compact a bit limited on the flats...

You may find a compact a bit limited on the flats if you regularly like to get up a head of steam. I eventually went to a mid-compact - 52x36. I lose a bit on the hills, but probably 80% of my riding...
09-17-13, 05:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,515
Posted By peckma

mmmmm.........Ollalliebery...

mmmmm.........Ollalliebery pie.......drooollllll............
09-17-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,720
Posted By peckma

This situation seems to be happening more often...

This situation seems to be happening more often when Caltrans decides to chip seal a state highway. Caltrans specified a larger size aggregate, or rock, in the chip seal mix when Hwy 1 above Cambria...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 220
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.