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05-30-11, 01:02 AM
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Posted By kyle16

Long time no post here. I rode Hamilton for...

Long time no post here.

I rode Hamilton for my first time today. Campbell, to top, then back. Chatted with a guy that looked somewhat familiar, but couldn't place him, so maybe a guess that he...
08-04-10, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By kyle16

Even when commuting to school at 6 in the morning...

Even when commuting to school at 6 in the morning when it was about 35 degrees out, the most I wore was 3/4 length pants, full fingered gloves, and a windbreaker to keep my torso warm. Granted, I...
08-02-10, 11:16 PM
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Posted By kyle16

Last Friday, went with a friend up Highway 9 for...

Last Friday, went with a friend up Highway 9 for both of our first times. Last year, I had climbed it to Redwood Gulch and it was kinda tough then. This year, was expecting to be gasping for air...
07-19-10, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By kyle16

High unemployment rate would seem to do the trick.

High unemployment rate would seem to do the trick.
01-06-10, 10:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,760
Posted By kyle16

I did about 3000-3500 miles this year and climbed...

I did about 3000-3500 miles this year and climbed _____ feet. Never really kept track of that stat at all, but I would have to guess somewhere around 100,000 feet? Most of my riding came in the...
11-23-09, 11:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,198
Posted By kyle16

I have also been thinking about getting a trainer...

I have also been thinking about getting a trainer for a while as well especially since I am giving serious thought to doing my first double this coming year.

My big question is what to get. I...
11-16-09, 01:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By kyle16

I should be down for it.

I should be down for it.
11-16-09, 01:49 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 8,941
Posted By kyle16

3. yes, I am thinking Davis Double next year. I...

3. yes, I am thinking Davis Double next year. I just got to start training now.

4. yes, I am thinking Triple Crown, but in 2011.
11-11-09, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By kyle16

Yep. Really sad. I hope the best for the family...

Yep. Really sad. I hope the best for the family of the victim.
11-11-09, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,941
Posted By kyle16

First off, I will just say that it is not a good...

First off, I will just say that it is not a good idea to ride on 17 anywhere. Traffic is almost always heavy enough to make for a safety concern in itself because people usually drive 55-65 on most...
11-01-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By kyle16

because I am a camera junkie and such, what...

because I am a camera junkie and such, what camera/lens combination did you use?
11-01-09, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By kyle16

Weak if true.

Weak if true.
10-24-09, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Pho
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Posted By kyle16

Ahh, nice. I just ate there tonight after Planet...

Ahh, nice. I just ate there tonight after Planet Granite. Though the location is meh, it is still easy to get to. I second the good food. Though it was slow there when we went, we got our food...
10-22-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By kyle16

Oh, sorry. my bad.

Oh, sorry. my bad.
10-22-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By kyle16

I already started a thread on this exact same...

I already started a thread on this exact same subject earlier today.

Moderator, might want to merge these threads.
10-22-09, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By kyle16

Familiar cities hosting 2010 Tour of California

Looks like the Northern California sections of the Tour of California will be the same again.

Mercury News article: http://www.mercurynews.com/sports/ci_13618099

TOC website:...
10-20-09, 02:05 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 96,100
Posted By kyle16

Welcome Pigou! There sure are tons of bikers...

Welcome Pigou! There sure are tons of bikers around Davis and a great community at that. Check out these guys. They seem well organized with good outreach. Plus, they seem to be intense with all...
10-19-09, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 84,021
Posted By kyle16

I was gifted my friend's old Powertap. I just...

I was gifted my friend's old Powertap. I just put it together and swapped out the cassette. I really couldn't go for a real ride because of the nasty rain, but still went up and down the block and...
10-19-09, 01:25 PM
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Views: 256,386
Posted By kyle16

On Thursday, I went with a couple friends and a...

On Thursday, I went with a couple friends and a couple other people from my place up to the top of OLH. It was still really wet on the road, so on a couple of the steeper parts, my rear tire lost...
10-19-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,211
Posted By kyle16

Haha, nice. I didn't know hover bikes were...

Haha, nice. I didn't know hover bikes were invented yet.
10-19-09, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,211
Posted By kyle16

That will be a good bday present. Great photo. ...

That will be a good bday present. Great photo.

I got all excited for a second when I saw it was from the Hollister Freelance. I know another photographer at the newspaper and I would have...
10-17-09, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By kyle16

But I am left handed!

But I am left handed!
10-13-09, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By kyle16

I drive through Escalon many times per year on my...

I drive through Escalon many times per year on my way up to Pinecrest and Dodge Ridge. All I really remember from there is that there are a lot of churches for a seemingly small population of the...
09-28-09, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By kyle16

I would say visit Yosemite if you never have...

I would say visit Yosemite if you never have before. It is well worth the trip. December is not the best time to ride up there for sure, but you should try to get up there by other means then....
09-27-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,427
Posted By kyle16

I got my entry, but I can't make it next weekend....

I got my entry, but I can't make it next weekend. I am going to be in LA. Does anyone know if the entry is transferable? And if so, I am looking for takers. Send me a PM if you would like it. I...
09-23-09, 02:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,193
Posted By kyle16

While I do not agree with riding with headphones,...

While I do not agree with riding with headphones, earbuds, etc. for the purpose of listening to music because it impairs hearing, I have also not seen anything myself concerning 'headphones' in the...
09-20-09, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By kyle16

Very nice! Congrats on that.

Very nice! Congrats on that.
09-20-09, 04:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By kyle16

Well, this is a good one. I have never heard of...

Well, this is a good one. I have never heard of a jersey smelling after washing...

I will do my best to give suggestions though:

Let it air out for a few days outside.

Try a different...
09-19-09, 01:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,212
Posted By kyle16

+1000 I have doubles in my sights, 400k,...

+1000

I have doubles in my sights, 400k, 600k, 24 hours... Come on... That takes a whole new type of dedication. One that I hope to aspire to one day in my life. Well, the double century is...
09-19-09, 01:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,212
Posted By kyle16

Oh no, you go around Los Gatos too much. There's...

Oh no, you go around Los Gatos too much. There's your problem. Well, except those few that actually ride more than a mile to get to the coffee shop. (yeah, I went to high school in LG. ...
09-18-09, 03:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,193
Posted By kyle16

Good luck, you are going to need it. I really...

Good luck, you are going to need it. I really don't think you are going to win. I will agree that the law is poorly written out, to the extent that it did not include enough specifics to types of...
09-18-09, 03:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,212
Posted By kyle16

Yes, when I rode my first century, they thought I...

Yes, when I rode my first century, they thought I was crazy. When they donated money for the Livestrong Challenge, they thought I was crazy. I take it with a bit of pride (but don't you worry, you...
09-16-09, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By kyle16

Happy bday Marco!

Happy bday Marco!
09-13-09, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By kyle16

Well, the best thing I can say is to get on the...

Well, the best thing I can say is to get on the bike and keep pushing yourself more every time you are riding. If the classes helped you in the past, do it again. If you have the motivation to...
09-07-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,386
Posted By kyle16

Sounds like you did what you could in that...

Sounds like you did what you could in that situation. As long as there was enough room for you to get out of the way safely, that is good. Also, if someone is really upset, they would say...
09-06-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By kyle16

+1 on the Conzelman-Marin Headlands loop. It is...

+1 on the Conzelman-Marin Headlands loop. It is a good little climb and once you get to the top, the view is spectacular... unless it is fogged in. Still worth it though. Plus, when you ride down...
09-03-09, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 84,021
Posted By kyle16

Love that website. Bought a few things there...

Love that website. Bought a few things there myself.
08-31-09, 12:30 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 96,100
Posted By kyle16

Welcome to the boards penguin!

Welcome to the boards penguin!
08-26-09, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By kyle16

What time you starting? I might join you in...

What time you starting? I might join you in Woodside and head up King's Mountain then down 84 with you.
08-23-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By kyle16

Somewhat OT: Synchronized cyclists

In my boredom, I came across this video today. This is simply amazing. Those crazy Germans :thumb:

http://www.break.com/index/amazing-synchronized-cycling-girls.html
08-23-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By kyle16

Thanks for the help guys.

Thanks for the help guys.
08-23-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 96,100
Posted By kyle16

Welcome to the boards Paul. Nice on the Apple...

Welcome to the boards Paul. Nice on the Apple job.

Ask away, there will be numerous responses to all your questions.
08-23-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,850
Posted By kyle16

Ooohhh, that's no good. I hope he will be...

Ooohhh, that's no good. I hope he will be alright.
Replies: 23
Views: 3,848
Posted By kyle16

I have done 2 centuries to date. First,...

I have done 2 centuries to date. First, unsupported 116 miles and about 3500-4000 feet of climbing. I probably stopped 3-4 times for water/electrolytes and it was pretty easy. The second time was...
08-22-09, 01:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,384
Posted By kyle16

Beer... yes. I have on several occasions. After...

Beer... yes. I have on several occasions. After a ride, you feel as though you need to relax. Beer is a great solution.

Yes, I know that it is not very good for a possibly dehydrated person,...
08-22-09, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By kyle16

Coming to visit San Diego/Los Angeles area

Hey all down south,

I am a Bay Area cyclist and sometime in late September, early October (except for the Diablo Challenge in which I am participating), I am hoping to come down to the San Diego,...
08-22-09, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By kyle16

I have never really had problems, thought I have...

I have never really had problems, thought I have not done much riding through there except on Foothill on a somewhat frequent basis and a few other various streets once in a while. The downtown area...
08-22-09, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By kyle16

Happy bday Rich! I hope the bday has been good. ...

Happy bday Rich! I hope the bday has been good. Sleep the after effects off.
08-21-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,850
Posted By kyle16

I am going to back out for tomorrow. I am really...

I am going to back out for tomorrow. I am really lacking the motivation for biking right now and I should be responsible and get more work done.

Stay safe and have a great time tomorrow!
08-21-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By kyle16

Wow, sorry to hear about the accident, but happy...

Wow, sorry to hear about the accident, but happy to hear that the healing proccess is going well. Hope you are back to 100% soon.

By the way, nice bike. :thumb:
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