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08-04-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By adamhenry

I'd be using the outer turn lane for sure and...

I'd be using the outer turn lane for sure and then merging back across the lane when safe in that situation.
08-01-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By fietsbob

Expecting a race bike posture to be comfortable...

Expecting a race bike posture to be comfortable is an expectation problem..
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 738
Posted By Squeeze

Wow, that's a great looking VW. My first car...

Wow, that's a great looking VW.

My first car was a 1974 SuperBeetle. My second was a 1971 SuperBeetle.

I still have my copy of John Muir's book "How To Keep Your VW Alive For The Compleat...
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10,840
Views: 2,255,309
Posted By skidder

That IS odd, fans seated behind the plate...

That IS odd, fans seated behind the plate actually watching the game (even though they are cardboard fans). The pitcher must be very confused. Watch a game on TV when fans return to the stands and...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10,840
Views: 2,255,309
Posted By fietsbob

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07-24-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By CAT7RDR

Needed some saddle time so rode my beach loop...

Needed some saddle time so rode my beach loop using the SGRT and SART. Sun came out as I stopped for a cookie break at doggy beach. What's with the e-fatbikes with 5+" treads buzzing the MUPS at 25...
07-24-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By Garfield Cat

Last weekend Back Bay was closed but most riders...

Last weekend Back Bay was closed but most riders went around the barrier at Eastbluff entrance. Then just before University Drive, is where the big rock slide occured. There was a very narrow path to...
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By CyclingFool95

Rescuing someone else's used cookwear from the...

Rescuing someone else's used cookwear from the rubbish bin for anything other than, say, shooting at it, or chemical experiments, ranks right up there with buying their used bike shorts (or...
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By FiftySix

You know, the real question should be is, "What...

You know, the real question should be is, "What did the prior owner do with that cookware?"

I'm bettin' he was melting varieties of wax for lubing bicycle chains.
07-10-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 262,174
Posted By Jagamov

Decided a carbon bike needed some carbon parts. ...

Decided a carbon bike needed some carbon parts.


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07-06-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By N2motorsports

Parked at sorrento valley and rode to oceanside...

Parked at sorrento valley and rode to oceanside pier and back but had some fuel left in the tank and decided to climbed torrey pines. Alternating on and off saddle, I though, "this isnt too bad,...
07-05-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,449
Posted By skidder

SART Closure from July 6-12 Costa

The SART will be closed from July 6 - 12 where it goes under the 405 freeway, about 4.5 miles inland from the beach. Can't find anything on the 405 freeway construction website (oc405partners), I...
07-04-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By Chinghis

First time on the GMR/GRR! 38.5 miles, a nice...

First time on the GMR/GRR! 38.5 miles, a nice long ride for me.
07-04-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By CAT7RDR

50 miles this morning along the Santiago Cyn...

50 miles this morning along the Santiago Cyn corridor. Hopped on Silverado, Live Oak, Glenn Ranch/Saddleback in an O/B. First time on Glenn/Saddleback, nice combo on a warm day to get the lungs...
07-03-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By Elvo

Rode up to Painted Cave and La Cumbre. Painted...

Rode up to Painted Cave and La Cumbre. Painted Cave road is the steepest sustained climb I've ever done but thanks to my granny gears it wasn't too bad.
...
06-29-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By Genaro

Have a good 4th!

Have a good 4th!
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,938
Posted By indyfabz

Luck has little (if anything) to do with it. Hard...

Luck has little (if anything) to do with it. Hard work, creating a niche for myself career-wise and living below my means. And I took two year off from the working world starting at age 34 with no...
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,938
Posted By indyfabz

Never had any credit card debt. Paid off the...

Never had any credit card debt. Paid off the mortgage early. Just paid off the car last month. Took nearly the entire 4 years because it was a no interest loan.
Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,938
Posted By Digger Goreman

In my past, I went in and out of credit card debt...

In my past, I went in and out of credit card debt (where I was doing good to pay the interest) twice. Didn't learn my lesson the first time. Also got into student loans....

Been a decade since...
Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By tyrion

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06-27-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By CAT7RDR

Since you like venturing north on the SGRT, get...

Since you like venturing north on the SGRT, get off on Dunlop Crossing (turns into Mimes Bl) heading east to Broadway. Make a left to Hadley then right all the way thru Whittier downtown to Painter...
06-27-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By bigd777

117 miles from Simi Valley to Fillmore to Santa...

117 miles from Simi Valley to Fillmore to Santa Paula to Ojai to Ventura back to Simi Valley Long Day
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, 05:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,482
Posted By AndyB.

I paid $300 for a fit that consisted of two retul...

I paid $300 for a fit that consisted of two retul captures on a fit bike, then measurements applied to my bike with a tape measure and pieces of wood with bubble levels attached.

My bike was much...
06-22-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By shelbyfv

Both. CO2 so your friends don't have to wait,...

Both. CO2 so your friends don't have to wait, pump for the backup or multiple.
06-20-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By bigd777

Rode 100 miles from Simi up to the rock store to...

Rode 100 miles from Simi up to the rock store to the cost to Mugu rock Camarillo Santa Rosa Rd back to Simi Valley
Forum: Foo
06-16-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,443
Posted By canklecat

I stopped using ebay around 10 years ago. If my...

I stopped using ebay around 10 years ago. If my account still exists, closing it will merely be a formality. Won't miss it. Let it go the way of MySpace.
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By CVB

About $0.035-$0.055/lb.

About $0.035-$0.055/lb.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,845
Posted By WhyFi

You bought this from an authorized dealer? Who?

You bought this from an authorized dealer? Who?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,845
Posted By GlennR

Hope you didn't pay for a real one.

Hope you didn't pay for a real one.
06-14-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By CAT7RDR

Did another loop around SGV into San Dimas Cyn...

Did another loop around SGV into San Dimas Cyn and also up Wheeler/Stephens Ranch Rd and Marshal Cyn before returning via Puddingstone/San Dimas Ave and Grand. 82 miles and 6K of climb. ...
06-14-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By ooga-booga

glad you rode scr. west to east isn't steep but...

glad you rode scr. west to east isn't steep but it's long. east to west is shorter but steeper west of cook's corner. once you get acclimated with that, the aforementioned side trip up silverado...
06-14-20, 01:46 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By mech986

Nice living vicariously through all you guys. ...

Nice living vicariously through all you guys. Before Covid, I was riding with a group we call Team Type 3, named after the Tour De Cure rides they did. Formerly rode out of the Long Beach Town...
06-13-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By CAT7RDR

Nice going and really lush scenery along Santiago...

Nice going and really lush scenery along Santiago Cyn. In time, reward yourself with a stroll up Silverado Cyn. Only about 12 miles up/down but shady and cool in the morning. Mini-mart about halfway...
06-11-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By CAT7RDR

^^^^Crystal Cove one of the more scenic cycling...

^^^^Crystal Cove one of the more scenic cycling destinations along PCH.
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06-10-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By bigd777

71 miles Simi Valley Moorpark camarillo

71 miles Simi Valley Moorpark camarillo
Replies: 30
Views: 1,142
Posted By TugaDude

I agree with this valuation, but it saddens me...

I agree with this valuation, but it saddens me somewhat. It really is a nice frame and nice tube set. I get why it isn't more valuable, but it still irks me. I love the colors, BTW.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,854,602
Posted By Hikebikerun

My first road bike, Trek Emonda SL5 purchased two...

My first road bike, Trek Emonda SL5 purchased two days ago:

...
06-09-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Depending on the current set up high rise bars...

Depending on the current set up high rise bars and/or a stem with a steeper rise angle are the most solid choices as the steerer would retain it's direct contact to the stem. A steerer...
06-07-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 44,449
Posted By bigd777

50 miles Simi Valley Thousand Oaks Moorpark

50 miles Simi Valley Thousand Oaks Moorpark
Replies: 30
Views: 1,142
Posted By Warren128

Since we're talking about this frame, here's my...

Since we're talking about this frame, here's my 1987 531C in its latest incarnation:

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Replies: 30
Views: 1,142
Posted By plonz

I landed one of these framesets used for $80 and...

I landed one of these framesets used for $80 and built the lightest and fastest machine in my C&V stable. Rarely seen in this colorway which commemorates Pete Penseyres Race Across America. Major...
06-05-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Mtl01

I bought a FX2 with disc brakes last year (2019...

I bought a FX2 with disc brakes last year (2019 model) and have put around 1200 kilometres on it with no issues. It's been a great bike on almost all road surfaces. I'm generally on pavement but do...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By woodcraft

I don't think I've heard that before- pulley...

I don't think I've heard that before-

pulley wheels are wearing and getting loud.
06-03-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,793
Posted By sch

This is something best practiced AT HOME with the...

This is something best practiced AT HOME with the tools you would have with you on the bike. Some wheels
are easy to remove from the frame and some are not, but more importantly some tire/wheel...
06-02-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 262,174
Posted By Night Treker

Gotta love the Kool Stop pads...they really grab !

Gotta love the Kool Stop pads...they really grab !
06-02-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 262,174
Posted By Night Treker

91 specialized Hardrock Hybrid

Added another cage Kool Stop Salmon pads and new pedal w/toe straps
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,419
Posted By tomato coupe

Spolier alert: Lance thinks he's a victim.

Spolier alert:

Lance thinks he's a victim.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,523
Posted By GlennR

I have jockey wheels that have directional arrows...

I have jockey wheels that have directional arrows on my bike.
05-31-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,749
Posted By DrIsotope

Dropper post.

Dropper post.
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