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08-04-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,749
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Posted By ooga-booga

picked up a look kg 131 old carbon fiber frame...

picked up a look kg 131 old carbon fiber frame earlier this year, built it up and was riding it hard but fell in love with an Ď88 nishiki olympic steel frame. built it up with campy potenza and...
08-04-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 479
Posted By ooga-booga

you can still “enroll.” there are a bleep ton of...

you can still “enroll.” there are a bleep ton of races still coming down the pike. milan-san remo classic is in a few days.
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,022
Posted By ooga-booga

um yah...forget the hokey-pokey, this is what...

um yah...forget the hokey-pokey, this is what it's all about. great pics Seattle Forrest. can't wait to get back to the pnw. owl's clover, lupines and indian paintbrush, among others. so sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 12,913
Posted By ooga-booga

going back to the concession stand to replenish...

going back to the concession stand to replenish the xl coke and large popcorn tub...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By ooga-booga

what were the tires getting too many flats before...

what were the tires getting too many flats before the gatorskins?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 388,184
Posted By ooga-booga

yerba buena road, santa monica mountains, ca ...

yerba buena road, santa monica mountains, ca
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08-01-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

c-note in the san berdoos with fellow forumite...

c-note in the san berdoos with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe. started just after 6am near silverwood lake and the ca hwy 138/173 junction.
climbed the 138 into crestline, angled over to lake gregory,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 07:07 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 01:57 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 12,913
Posted By ooga-booga

full disclosure...rapha bleep...i have two pairs...

full disclosure...rapha bleep...i have two pairs of arm warmers, a neck gaiter, seven short sleeve merino wool base layers, four long sleeve merino wool base layers,
a winter jacket, four classic...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 388,184
Posted By ooga-booga

decker rd. in the santa monica mountains above...

decker rd. in the santa monica mountains above malibu, ca
...
07-26-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

95-miler in my fave socal riding area...west side...

95-miler in my fave socal riding area...west side sammos. usually don't ride in the santa monica mtns on the weekends. auto/motorcycle traffic not that bad in the mtns
but pch was a hot mess after...
07-25-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,926
Posted By ooga-booga

it's not nuts if you've got a roadie, a mtb, a...

it's not nuts if you've got a roadie, a mtb, a gravel bike, a fixie or cruiser or foldie or whathaveyou. what's nuts is having 4 road bikes with very little versatility...guilty.
07-24-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By ooga-booga

besides the san diego county stuff mentioned...

besides the san diego county stuff mentioned elsewhere:

anything along the coast from the edge of san diego county (san onofre state beach) north to san simeon...with the exception of wilmington...
07-24-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

70 local miles in metro san diego and when i say...

70 local miles in metro san diego and when i say local, i mean like every street in two neighborhoods near me. they acccounted for approx 48 miles.
boring as hell for the most part. turned into a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 12,913
Posted By ooga-booga

it would seem rapha needs to sell watches as well.

it would seem rapha needs to sell watches as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 12,913
Posted By ooga-booga

making popcorn non-stop and have perfected the...

making popcorn non-stop and have perfected the salt/butter ratio.
07-23-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

60-spot on a relatively coolish day in july. the...

60-spot on a relatively coolish day in july. the mesa into dtown the ferry to coronado. toodled around coronado and crushed a large pistachio + chocolate gelato, then down to imperial beach and a few...
07-22-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

a 50-miler to a fave bbq spot east of el cajon...

a 50-miler to a fave bbq spot east of el cajon for lunch from metro san diego and back. a little warm, but not as warm as usual out there.
the most exciting part of the ride was the beef brisket...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 12,913
Posted By ooga-booga

popcorn with butter for this thread

popcorn with butter for this thread
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 388,184
Posted By ooga-booga

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piuma road-santa monica mountains, ca
07-21-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

a dawn patrol ride in the sammos along some of...

a dawn patrol ride in the sammos along some
of old topanga cyn, mully, ascent of stunt, descent of schueren, up to top of piuma and down piuma to cold canyon. cc to
mully then west to las virgenes...
07-21-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

you have a lot of roadie options. canít speak to...

you have a lot of roadie options. canít speak to gravel or mtb but they would seem to
be fairly well represented.

from solvang, fig(ueroa) mountain is north and a tough climb (clockwise or...
07-18-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

50+ miles mostly coastal metro san diego (just...

50+ miles mostly coastal metro san diego (just can't escape the haus before 11am these days) to mitigate inland heat. cabrillo national monument was perfect today as was the tidepool climb.
not as...
Forum: Introductions
07-17-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By ooga-booga

a bunch of la-based riders officially joining...

a bunch of la-based riders officially joining lately. i like it. howdy!!
07-16-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

north from metro san diego along kearny villa rd...

north from metro san diego along kearny villa rd (parallel to the 15 fwy), meandered through some mira mesa neighborhoods and settled
at gravity heights brewery for lunch. post-lunch, mira mesa rd...
07-11-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

made it up to palos verdes to do a ride with...

made it up to palos verdes to do a ride with fellow socal forumite Tycho Brahe. started in torrance near the i-section of hawthorne and 190th. took 190th west up the big hill, did some braude beach...
07-08-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

dropped off the car for servicing in mission...

dropped off the car for servicing in mission valley area and rode over to the old town san diego train station. took the train up to oceanside and rode the coast back. a little over 60 miles of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,977
Posted By ooga-booga

oh, that's an absolute guarantee...along with...

oh, that's an absolute guarantee...along with said jersey being no longer available/replaceable in your size. every time. pretty much the only reason why,
when i find a jersey i love, i buy a backup...
07-06-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 47,297
Posted By ooga-booga

^despite the directives on the can to drink out...

^despite the directives on the can to drink out of the can vs pouring into a glass, both this beer and their equally fab heady topper
should be poured into a proper glass, at least once, to...
07-04-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By ooga-booga

otay lakes rd is nice. del dios hwy is sweet....

otay lakes rd is nice. del dios hwy is sweet. harmony grove is bucolic. lilac rd/rice cyn/couser cyn is awesome.
the de luz area on the northern border of san diego county/southern border riverside...
07-04-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By ooga-booga

best times for gwl and palomar are any time of...

best times for gwl and palomar are any time of year. have ridden both in every month of the year with careful weather following.

you can ride great western loop/great western divide any time of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,966
Posted By ooga-booga

you're both completely nutzo and i'm certifiably...

you're both completely nutzo and i'm certifiably cuckoo as is everyone following this thread. climbers are a special, mutated breed. effing diphthongs.
07-02-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By ooga-booga

usually. i've got the medium-sized ottolock and...

usually. i've got the medium-sized ottolock and frequently run that around the frame + the helmet through the spokes of either tire simultaneously
even if i think i'm not going to use the...
Forum: Introductions
07-02-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 953
Posted By ooga-booga

hopefully you've already gotten out and about a...

hopefully you've already gotten out and about a grip in la. depending on where exactly you lie, much of angeles national forest is nearby or the santa monica mountains
or palos verdes peninsula or...
07-02-20, 03:26 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

you know what...i don't remember and i pride...

you know what...i don't remember and i pride myself on remembering little road details. there wasn't on the upper half but the single-lane road was wide enough until the stop sign/road branching off...
07-01-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,848
Posted By ooga-booga

^seems like there have been a few people that...

^seems like there have been a few people that wore masks to gain admittance to whatever store, then lowered/removed said mask at some point to make some ridiculous point, usually via social media....
07-01-20, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By ooga-booga

haven't ridden it recently but if you haven't...

haven't ridden it recently but if you haven't ridden intersecting and neighboring east camino cielo, that would be one of my highest recommendations in all of socal.
i know you've done gmr/grr but...
07-01-20, 01:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By ooga-booga

it will be busy there on the 4th but some will...

it will be busy there on the 4th but some will defray and do it on the 3rd or the 5th. some people stage from encanto park. some from pioneer park. some from the high school.
some from the very...
06-30-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By ooga-booga

youíll be fine then. just make sure youíve got...

youíll be fine then. just make sure youíve got enough water.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 388,184
Posted By ooga-booga

nice. i really want to get up to bend when this...

nice. i really want to get up to bend when this is all over. got fairly close (to madras, coming from seattle) a few years ago with the eclipse. pics like this get me through the workweek.
06-29-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By ooga-booga

having done this exact ascent and descent several...

having done this exact ascent and descent several times, dude(s) woulda been six feet under or alive with serious injuries had a car/truck come around that bend that was overshot.
it's not exactly...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,362
Posted By ooga-booga

RIP Pcad. happy eternal astral trails, roads and...

RIP Pcad. happy eternal astral trails, roads and monster mashing on both. we will all miss the experience and advice subtly hidden beneath the snark, disdain and tough love faux grumpiness.
you...
06-27-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

drop down to huntington/sunset/seal beach and...

drop down to huntington/sunset/seal beach and head south to newport and do the newport back bay. head north on the irvine bike path.

veer eastish towards the irvine train station and head towards...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 770
Posted By ooga-booga

iíd go with any of the disc brake options vs rim...

iíd go with any of the disc brake options vs rim brake ones. as another poster mentioned, it will give you more than one or two tire size options. comes in handy if you want to do a ride that has a...
06-24-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,930
Posted By ooga-booga

^ihave found that resorting to easier to spin...

^ihave found that resorting to easier to spin gears (on two different bikes) has made it much easier to do longish (3+ mile) climbs
but made it harder to power up and over the shortish, (.10-.50...
06-23-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,930
Posted By ooga-booga

it would be nice to have a 34-34 bailout gear or...

it would be nice to have a 34-34 bailout gear or a triple to assist but in my experience, rock whatcha got. the legs and tendons will adjust if you ride the hard hills frequently enuff. youíre light...
06-23-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

it will probably be that of a cyclist in garish...

it will probably be that of a cyclist in garish kit heading southbound on the path having just hit that massive grapefruit lump bump on the bike path .5 miles north of bike village.
06-23-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

23-miler from encinitas down to solana beach and...

23-miler from encinitas down to solana beach and east to rancho santa fe, then back to cardiff and start point.
newish bike path through cardiff fraught with dog walkers and peds so (as predicted)...
06-21-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

5,500 ft el gain?

5,500 ft el gain?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,341
Posted By ooga-booga

yes...the big sale is usualy at the end of the...

yes...the big sale is usualy at the end of the year after december 25th. granted, the stock isn't the best but it is a great time to pick up summer/warmer gear.
if you're a little (or a lot)...
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