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11-30-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 687
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Posted By ooga-booga

laguna/cuyamaca triangle ride (laguna meadows...

laguna/cuyamaca triangle ride (laguna meadows variation) in the cleveland national forest/cuyamaca rancho state park/anza-borrego state park on a beautiful fall day.
normal "triangle" ride is just...
11-30-20, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By ooga-booga

great question. it's a decent downhill heading...

great question. it's a decent downhill heading westward as it would appear both the cyclist and vehicle were enroute. if memory serves, there's an island between lanes there so unless
the cyclist,...
11-29-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 139,255
Posted By ooga-booga

20-spot in metro san diego.

20-spot in metro san diego.
11-28-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 700
Posted By ooga-booga

had a 2002 coppi ksc aluminum/carbon frame which...

had a 2002 coppi ksc aluminum/carbon frame which was my favorite frame of all time and put 50k+ miles on it until it got "retired" by a rear end collision in dec 2019.
once in a while, one of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 412,084
Posted By ooga-booga

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just south of the moro rock turnoff/giant forest...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 412,084
Posted By ooga-booga

i'd hit that in the spring.

i'd hit that in the spring.
11-28-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By ooga-booga

bought the 520+ about two months ago to replace...

bought the 520+ about two months ago to replace an older garmin unit that had been refurbished and actually got run over by a ford f150.
i've never been a map on the fly kinda guy. if i'm in...
11-28-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 57,679
Posted By ooga-booga

thanks. trying to squeeze in a few more higher...

thanks. trying to squeeze in a few more higher mountain forays before the snows. the widebody san bernardinos are already too cold for me.
the semi-wide san gabriels are a day by day, case by case...
Forum: Introductions
11-27-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By ooga-booga

let us know in the regional discussions...

let us know in the regional discussions forum-southern california-if you need route advice. happy cycling and see you out there!
11-27-20, 01:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By ooga-booga

buyer lucked out.

buyer lucked out.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 412,084
Posted By ooga-booga

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mount gleason rd, angeles national forest north of...
11-25-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 57,679
Posted By ooga-booga

another visit to big tujunga canyon + bonus...

another visit to big tujunga canyon + bonus round. met up with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe at the clear creek area (ach/angeles national forest rd) and dropped down into the btc. purposefully started...
Forum: Introductions
11-25-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By ooga-booga

howdy!

howdy!
11-24-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 139,255
Posted By ooga-booga

a little 16-spot after throwing the bike in the...

a little 16-spot after throwing the bike in the car and driving 15 mins. i find i'm more receptive to trying new roads in an area
when i'm not in the to/from home mode. occasionally come across...
11-24-20, 11:18 PM
11-23-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By ooga-booga

if you want a quickie getaway, hit carrizo plain...

if you want a quickie getaway, hit carrizo plain national monument west of taft, ca at the 33/166 junction. climb elkhorn grade and glide down a spell and then roll west to your desire.
hang a left...
11-23-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 57,679
Posted By ooga-booga

33-spot loop in encinitas and carlsbad east of...

33-spot loop in encinitas and carlsbad east of the 5 fwy. low 60's with a little breeze. roads good. traffic generally behaved except for one truck (twice) that had both
signaling and cornering...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 412,084
Posted By ooga-booga

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marked as angeles national forest road but better...
11-22-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By ooga-booga

nearby verdugos, griffith park and entire angeles...

nearby verdugos, griffith park and entire angeles nf are your playground. youíre tired of all that? the sammos and san berdoos are a relatively short drive away. here are a few other la area rides...
Forum: Foo
11-22-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By ooga-booga

agreed. did both the titan missile site and the...

agreed. did both the titan missile site and the pima air museum on a big history day trip a few years back. either is definitely recommended for those that havenít been.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,415
Posted By ooga-booga

op says "hills.." are said hills connected to...

op says "hills.." are said hills connected to bigger mountains or ridiculously steep? where exactly is this riding area in question? makes a difference as
well as how often you're using that...
11-22-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By ooga-booga

went as well as could have been expected w/o...

went as well as could have been expected w/o cancellation(s) during the races. i mean, with the pandemic hovering over every day, every stage...

everyone's taking a big hit this year. the...
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By ooga-booga

sabotage had a few decent moments but yah...right...

sabotage had a few decent moments but yah...right there wth you.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By ooga-booga

released recently...this was a near-revelation....

released recently...this was a near-revelation. such a fertile period for tom petty. adds to the legacy of wildflowers from 1994.
...
11-21-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By ooga-booga

frankly, i'm shocked all three gt's went the...

frankly, i'm shocked all three gt's went the distance (with the vuelta being 3 days/stages shorter than usual).
there were some issues-obviously-but they seemed to generally do a great job at...
11-21-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By ooga-booga

wow. simply wow. both ecstatic and pissy that it...

wow. simply wow. both ecstatic and pissy that it doesn't fit me. helluva bike. really nice and if you're shedding this, the remainder must be museum-worthy...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By ooga-booga

looks to be in great shape. i prefer this era of...

looks to be in great shape. i prefer this era of lemond bikes/graphics vs the earlier or the later.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By ooga-booga

thems fire sale parameters.

thems fire sale parameters.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By ooga-booga

dunno if you've ever hit the pima air museum...

dunno if you've ever hit the pima air museum adjacent to tucson, az but thinking you'd dig it if you haven't.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By ooga-booga

isn't/wasn't the tarawa an amphibious assault...

isn't/wasn't the tarawa an amphibious assault carrier? no. 1? worked at the fish market resto for a few years on the bay there and it was always cool to see it boogie past.
we had the peleliu no. 5...
Forum: Foo
11-20-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By ooga-booga

we've got the midway aircraft carrier museum here...

we've got the midway aircraft carrier museum here in san diego. definitely worth checking out. it was feared that it would possibly turn into an unsightly
rust-bucket because of the intensive upkeep...
Forum: Introductions
11-20-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By ooga-booga

welcome Bane. been cycling san diego (county) and...

welcome Bane. been cycling san diego (county) and most of southern california the last two + decades. let me know if you need roadie recommendations or advice.
Forum: Foo
11-20-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By ooga-booga

cool! am i the only one that clicked on the...

cool! am i the only one that clicked on the thread thinkng it was an ibm tribute...?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By ooga-booga

you could do a lot worse but it depends. i'm...

you could do a lot worse but it depends. i'm assuming it's a full bike-including wheels. i think the original release had shimano ultegra
components which tend to last. still rocking 2002 shimano...
11-20-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 892
Posted By ooga-booga

give your rearside two weeks (if riding 4-5x a...

give your rearside two weeks (if riding 4-5x a week) to acclimate. stand on the pedals every ten minutes or so and count to 15
before sitting back down.
11-19-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By ooga-booga

right?! 2021 w or w/o covid zaniness should be a...

right?! 2021 w or w/o covid zaniness should be a phenomenal year for the young guns.
11-19-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By ooga-booga

someone had some free time...personally? still...

someone had some free time...personally? still destroyed from the compressed schedd in sept/oct. omfg.

something tells me i'll be digging into my old wcp dvd's this winter to watch the '98 giro,...
11-18-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 15,144
Posted By ooga-booga

yes...four current bikes and four names...the...

yes...four current bikes and four names...the most accurate is "blitzen." next bike (already have the vintage red steel frame)
will have downtube shifters and be named "lolita" when it gets built up...
11-18-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,267
Posted By ooga-booga

i'm sure the tubeless honks/advocates would be...

i'm sure the tubeless honks/advocates would be thrilled to death...sure, add glitter.
11-18-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 57,679
Posted By ooga-booga

yes x 2. this would be the weekend for it....

yes x 2.

this would be the weekend for it. looks to be the swan song for warmer temps until march. that northern slope/final approach to mt. wilson is always chilly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 412,084
Posted By ooga-booga

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big tujunga canyon rd, angeles national forest...
11-17-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 57,679
Posted By ooga-booga

a tale of two cities: started off in sunland...

a tale of two cities:

started off in sunland area and rolled up 12 miles of big tujunga canyon rd to the clear creek connector rd and then to ach/hwy 2 and a right on foothill blvd
at the bottom...
11-16-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 139,255
Posted By ooga-booga

43 lo cal socal metro san diego miles. nice day...

43 lo cal socal metro san diego miles. nice day in the upper 70's+ inland but in the low 70's at the coast. nothing too exciting...just filling in the strava heatmap...
11-16-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 139,255
Posted By ooga-booga

17-spot.

17-spot.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 412,084
Posted By ooga-booga

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11-15-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By ooga-booga

in before the lock...

in before the lock...
11-14-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,107
Posted By ooga-booga

the quality of the ride, the vibes, the...

the quality of the ride, the vibes, the appreciation, the recycling, the restoration, the history, the ease of repairs/maintenance.
11-14-20, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By ooga-booga

it's harsh but doable. i'll ride it about once a...

it's harsh but doable. i'll ride it about once a year...that and the tight stretch of pv dr west near the (illegal left turn onto paseo del mar heading northbound)
to the fire/police station/4 way...
11-14-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 75,833
Posted By ooga-booga

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1985 treviso-58 cm-with internal cable routing and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,206
Posted By ooga-booga

altitude is usually the biggest game-changer.

altitude is usually the biggest game-changer.
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