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07-02-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By cxwrench

Hmmmm...won't accept credit cards? Hmmmm...no...

Hmmmm...won't accept credit cards? Hmmmm...no reviews online? Hmmmm...the fact that Giant no longer makes a bike called the Rapid and by all accounts hasn't for 11 years? Seems totally legit to me.
07-01-22, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By ooga-booga

it's better to drive up ca hwy 154 over san...

it's better to drive up ca hwy 154 over san marcos pass and park at the large lot/turnout just west of the big traffic circle where the 154 meets the 246 and happy canyon rd.
you'll know it when you...
06-29-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,562
Posted By Reflector Guy

Using a bike for transportation..... Isn't that...

Using a bike for transportation..... Isn't that what cyclists do?
06-28-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,562
Posted By Rolla

Taking delight in the misfortune of others. How...

Taking delight in the misfortune of others. How classy.
06-20-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 185,810
Posted By ooga-booga

local/metro san diego. yawnfest except for...

local/metro san diego. yawnfest except for hitting cabrillo national monument and the tidepools climb.

https://www.strava.com/activities/7342069083

looking to hit peevee mañana. previewing a...
06-20-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 185,810
Posted By Eric F

Struggles with schedule, health, and motivation...

Struggles with schedule, health, and motivation have kept my riding over the last few months pretty minimal, but I'm starting to get things turned around. Yesterday, I joined the group ride I used...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,786
Posted By phrantic09

They stay in place and are far more comfortable.

They stay in place and are far more comfortable.
06-19-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 185,810
Posted By CAT7RDR

Broke the trend staying in the hills and took the...

Broke the trend staying in the hills and took the 29er on an O/B to Seal Beach over Turnbull Cyn and down the SGRT.
First ride south in about a year. Some observations: the SGRT was not blocked by...
06-18-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 185,810
Posted By joesch

Took the Temecula winery back door to Vail lake. ...

Took the Temecula winery back door to Vail lake.
Was a dirt road and then rocky path to the top of Oak Mountain back way to the lake.
Really needed a mtn bike but the gravel ride got me there....
06-16-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,867
Posted By urbanknight

Stupidest thing was a guy in a pick-up telling me...

Stupidest thing was a guy in a pick-up telling me I shouldn't ride during that time of day or in that direction (I was commuting from work) as he almost ran me over because he couldn't see me with...
06-15-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 185,810
Posted By joesch

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Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,897
Posted By RubeRad

laundry is shackles. be a free nudist

laundry is shackles. be a free nudist
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 03:55 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,897
Posted By SurferRosa

:wtf: :lol:

:wtf: :lol:
05-23-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,833
Posted By Rolla

Since you have an appetite for low-hanging fruit,...

Since you have an appetite for low-hanging fruit, dunk on BMWs next.
05-14-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 715
Posted By gobicycling

My wife, Nora, approaching her 85th birthday.

Nora, in her 85th year, riding the neighborhood with human power.
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05-08-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 185,810
Posted By CAT7RDR

Messed around the Whittier Hills again on a...

Messed around the Whittier Hills again on a cloudy cool morning.
Really digging Edgeridge Dr and the views. The third time up, not so much. :D
48 miles and 6300 feet of climb....
05-07-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,306
Posted By wolfchild

[QUOTE=Ttom;22496676] I saw a guy riding in 90...

[QUOTE=Ttom;22496676] I saw a guy riding in 90 degrees with a long sleeve jersey, really?/QUOTE]

Some people don't like to use sunscreen so instead they will use clothing to protect themselves...
05-06-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,653
Posted By indyfabz

Even though it’s early… ...

Even though it’s early…


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Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By datlas

Snarky comments? In this place?? ...

Snarky comments? In this place??

Inconceivable.
04-05-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,804
Posted By MarcusT

As soon as somebody starts talking about watts,...

As soon as somebody starts talking about watts, I'm out
04-03-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Phil Gaimon first broke the everesting record on...

Phil Gaimon first broke the everesting record on Mountain Gate Rd off of Sepulvada: https://www.strava.com/activities/3437284857

He tried to get it back on Trancas Canyon:...
03-30-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,183
Posted By GhostRider62

TWA airlines scratched the downtube on my 1972...

TWA airlines scratched the downtube on my 1972 Masi.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,118
Posted By merlinextraligh

Restoring the Merlin ( or why Titanium is still cool)

I decided to restore my 24 year old Merlin Extralight. In its current configuration it has a mishmash of Shimano 10 speed mechanical components.

A few years back, I added S&S couplers to make...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,987
Posted By big john

Don't pass on the right. If you're going to say...

Don't pass on the right. If you're going to say "on your left" precede it with "passing". I like to announce my presence far enough back to see what they are going to do.
03-15-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,783
Posted By Koyote

I'm not talking about what YOU do; I'm talking...

I'm not talking about what YOU do; I'm talking about responsibility.

If any vehicle - car, bike, whatever - is advertised as 'for sale,' and a test drive or ride is allowed, then it's the seller's...
03-13-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,393
Posted By Koyote

Yes, I'm sure this will backfire on Specialized....

Yes, I'm sure this will backfire on Specialized. I mean, the bf brain trust surely knows more about market trends than the people who run a billion dollar corporation.
Forum: Foo
03-10-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,751
Posted By indyfabz

I am boycotting everything with "Russian/Russian"...

I am boycotting everything with "Russian/Russian" in the name to make a statement. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
03-10-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,751
Posted By Zinger

2019 J Vinyards Pinot Noir I found it...

2019 J Vinyards Pinot Noir

I found it locally for 14.99 plus tax

You can't go wrong with just about any Russian River Valley Pinot Noir.
03-06-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,544
Posted By Koyote

I've never had a bike fall over while leaned...

I've never had a bike fall over while leaned against a wall.

I also sometimes lean my bike against my car.

Good god, I'm living dangerously.
03-04-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,886
Posted By livedarklions

Works great for me. I have no opinion on whether...

Works great for me. I have no opinion on whether it's a good or bad idea for others and I haven't suggested anyone try it. I have ridden up to 168 miles in one day wearing such attire without any ill...
Forum: Foo
03-03-22, 02:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,751
Posted By ooga-booga

wine thread-what’s in your glass?

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03-02-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,099
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I have had the "same" issue (sound wise) and it...

I have had the "same" issue (sound wise) and it was due to the spoke nipples fretting in the rim eyelets. I just put a tiny drop of oil at each nipple/eyelet union, and it went a way. Sometimes that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By indyfabz

Try riding with cold rain blowing at you all day...

Try riding with cold rain blowing at you all day for three straight days.

Just don’t use the circulars to line your leg warmers.

...
02-21-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,042
Posted By rosefarts

The suggestions to remove entire seats won’t...

The suggestions to remove entire seats won’t work. I’m traveling with two kids and my wife and we need a fully functioning vehicle once there. We need to be a two vehicle family once in a place.
...
02-15-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,531
Posted By Koyote

If you need that in order to ride the bike...

If you need that in order to ride the bike comfortably...You just need a different bike.
02-11-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,534
Posted By motochick

As the stoker who NEVER wanted to ride on a...

As the stoker who NEVER wanted to ride on a tandem bike, I will say that riding a tandem has improved our relationship. To start from the beginning, we have been riding road bikes together since we...
02-11-22, 04:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,534
Posted By Groasters

Great thread and greetings from Scotland! I've...

Great thread and greetings from Scotland! I've returned to tandeming after a few decades of solo-only riding.

TAKE #1: Back in the late 80s my girlfriend and I toured a bit on a Gitane tandem. ...
02-04-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Fastfingaz

Remembering Sheldon Brown

Sheldon died on this day !!!!!! RIP .......
02-03-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By UniChris

Thinking about giving nephew a bike - as a box of loose parts

I've been thinking about disposable culture, how despite biking "some" growing up there was never any need to do real maintenance, and how much fun I've been having lately wrenching on used bikes.
...
02-02-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,340
Posted By obrentharris

When you think stamps still have to be licked... ...

When you think stamps still have to be licked...

Brent
02-01-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 185,810
Posted By jonathanf2

I did 34 miles up Verdugo Mountain on Sunday,...

I did 34 miles up Verdugo Mountain on Sunday, taking the uphill on Walnut from Burbank. It was my first time taking that route and I have to say it sucks, because the road climb was a pain! I much...
01-31-22, 01:02 AM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 185,810
Posted By ooga-booga

yeah, we'd all rather be catching and passing...

yeah, we'd all rather be catching and passing people with authority. the main thing is to be out and about and racking up those serious or junk miles.
even the junk miles add up. challenging...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 548,285
Posted By ooga-booga

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mount helix drive, la mesa/el cajon looking west...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 548,285
Posted By obrentharris

Point Reyes Peninsula ...

Point Reyes Peninsula

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Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 548,285
Posted By Ogsarg

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Santa Ana Valley Rd. San Benito county, CA.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-22, 01:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,512
Posted By Seattle Forrest

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01-16-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By Airfehr

Rain, tsunami warning and dealing with my very...

Rain, tsunami warning and dealing with my very aged relatives. Great day for a ride. Didn't have a lot of time but two hours worked good with the tide. Rode from the Cape Rey hotel to the Del Mar dog...
01-16-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,915
Posted By indyfabz

I was expecting to actually see a burger and...

I was expecting to actually see a burger and fries. I once finished a long weekend tour with a blackberry pie duct taped to the platform of my front rack. Not a crack despite some 45 miles.
01-16-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,915
Posted By wolfchild

I prefer to carry a spare tube, pump and tire...

I prefer to carry a spare tube, pump and tire levers.
01-16-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,915
Posted By Homebrew01

Strange logic. I always thought NOT knowing was...

Strange logic. I always thought NOT knowing was the reason to ask questions.
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