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03-04-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By CAT7RDR

Messed around in the Puente Hills again. No...

Messed around in the Puente Hills again. No wildlife tried to take me out this time. Mid 60's, sunny and great views from PVP to Mt Baldy.
Hopefully, will be able to ride a couple gran fondos this...
03-04-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By JohnDThompson

Pretty much anywhere bicycle cables are sold....

Pretty much anywhere bicycle cables are sold. Otherwise:

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51VsGUVQHgL._AC_.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 356,703
Posted By caloso

It's been a year since I've been on a group ride....

It's been a year since I've been on a group ride. I miss the yelling.
03-04-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,767
Posted By tomato coupe

And, why some people should ride solo.

And, why some people should ride solo.
03-03-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,767
Posted By downtube42

When I ride alone, I prefer to be by myself.

When I ride alone, I prefer to be by myself.
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 876
Posted By no motor?

Have you tried the pamplemouse? It's tres delicis!

Have you tried the pamplemouse? It's tres delicis!
03-03-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,767
Posted By Goofball

When riding solo I am a sleek, sexy, spandex-clad...

When riding solo I am a sleek, sexy, spandex-clad stallion on my way to winning another Tour de France
when riding with others I realise I am a fat, slow old slob 😭
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 876
Posted By noisebeam

Fosters?:eek: Easy to give up beer for a...

Fosters?:eek:

Easy to give up beer for a month if you were never really drinking beer in the first place.
03-02-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By ooga-booga

a total of 30 miles split between two rides. one...

a total of 30 miles split between two rides. one out near jamul and up jamul dr/skyline truck trail until the borderline too windy to ride out there
wind forecast made itself readily apparent as...
03-02-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,767
Posted By caloso

Agreed. That's how it's always worked on those...

Agreed. That's how it's always worked on those types of rides I do here.
03-02-21, 12:50 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By N2motorsports

Took the bro-in law out for his longest ride thus...

Took the bro-in law out for his longest ride thus far. Started on pomerado/scrips ranch and made our way thru La Jolla and then some gravel thru rose canyon trail, approx 80% rideable and carrying...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,125
Posted By WhyFi

If you think that your hoods are as secure as...

If you think that your hoods are as secure as your drops, you haven't used your drops nearly enough.



Then you should work on the rest of your setup. Drop bars should give you multiple viable...
03-01-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,767
Posted By WhyFi

This is why I mentioned that results might be...

This is why I mentioned that results might be different in different forums. I'm primarily a road cyclist and I wouldn't at all say that there's a default either way - cycling is different things to...
03-01-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,776
Posted By Germany_chris

You missing something, or many things

You missing something, or many things
03-01-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By Snotrub

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience...

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience the dreaded fall over at a stop sign/light in front of EVERYONE. Anyone that has switched to clipless pedals has done it. Once done, you have...
03-01-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By sjammer

First Ever Ride Clipped In.

About a month ago I purchased my first road bike and knew at some point I would want start riding clipped in. After I got my bike I started researching about clipless pedals and ended up going with...
03-01-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,767
Posted By WhyFi

It's interesting how many people are staunchly...

It's interesting how many people are staunchly solo. It makes me wonder how this question would go, with an included poll, in different sub-forums.
02-28-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By burritos

19 mi mtb ride in sycamore canyon in pt. I'm slow...

19 mi mtb ride in sycamore canyon in pt. I'm slow like a snail but managed to get a PR on Hell Hill. Helps when you're chasing someone faster than you:...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 197,234
Posted By BluFalconActual

The new bike, which has been named “Shadowfax”. ...

The new bike, which has been named “Shadowfax”.
Canyon Ultimate CF SLX
Force AXS with Quarq PM
November Cafe Racer wheels laced to Chris King hubs
K-Edge computer mount
Specialized Power...
02-28-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I escaped the howling Santa Anas by taking...

Wife & I escaped the howling Santa Anas by taking a nice ride around the PV peninsula. Start/finish at the parking lot above Hags. Up Paseo Del Mar/PVD West around & down PVD South then down (&...
02-28-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By UCantTouchThis

A flat but very windy 26 miles. Didn't really...

A flat but very windy 26 miles. Didn't really want to go out today but needed a few to put me over 400 for the month. 421 total for Feb, I'll take it!
02-28-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By CAT7RDR

Stayed in the Whittier Hills and the La Habra...

Stayed in the Whittier Hills and the La Habra Heights circuit. Everything was gravy until the final descent on Turnbull Cyn when I had to quick stop from about 25 mph to avoid hitting a coyote....
02-27-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Solo 43 miles at 17.4 average on a flat ride....

Solo 43 miles at 17.4 average on a flat ride. Thought about doing GMR but a little pimple last night changed my mind. Figured it best not to grind too hard on it while climbing. Oh well, only have 20...
02-26-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By CAT7RDR

Stayed local just in case the dreaded winds...

Stayed local just in case the dreaded winds kicked up. Was rewarded with clear skies and low 70's. Mucked around the Turnbull Cyn area and also threw in Edgeridge, Hadley/Hill and Rideout to the tune...
02-26-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By 2seven0

Spent last weekend getting blown around the...

Spent last weekend getting blown around the Coachella Valley. This am left before sunrise for Santiago Cyn Road. Beautiful morning. No cyclists until the top at Gertner Road when a few were...
02-26-21, 01:42 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Just a 22 mile solo ride last night in the...

Just a 22 mile solo ride last night in the foothills of Glendora.
02-25-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 25,155
Posted By Hproduguidon

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-25-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 25,155
Posted By Roger M

Our Roxi during the bit of snow that hit us last...

Our Roxi during the bit of snow that hit us last week.

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02-24-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,677
Posted By HD3andMe

Beware/avoid the fred, for they are squirrely and...

Beware/avoid the fred, for they are squirrely and unpredictable. Lamentations 50/34 11-32
02-23-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Needed a short and sweet ride tonight after the...

Needed a short and sweet ride tonight after the long tough windy 72 on Saturday. So headed out for a nice recovery ride in the foothills.

11.6 miles with 1,243 ft of gain.
02-23-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Phil Gaimon's Video Guide on Secret Water Stops in Malibu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LatK-W0MOso

Favorite comment: I just watched a 16 min video about where water fountains are in California. I live in Wales.

I knew the non-sneaky ones already,...
02-22-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By ooga-booga

took the 6:08am amtrak from old town-san diego up...

took the 6:08am amtrak from old town-san diego up to union station in dtown la. headed south on alameda, then zigzagged thru dtown to hit venice blvd for a while. hopped over south to washington and...
02-22-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By TakingMyTime

24 miles North on the SGRT from El Dorado Park....

24 miles North on the SGRT from El Dorado Park. We were going to go farther but I didn't sleep well the night before and I felt drained for all 24 miles of it. Plus, it had been a week since I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,189
Posted By big john

Funny, I have a titanium framed bike and it is...

Funny, I have a titanium framed bike and it is quite stiff, bordering on brutal on rough roads. My steel framed bike rides smoother. I rode a friend's titanium Moots and it was springy and soft.
The...
02-22-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By CAT7RDR

A lot of scenic avenues in La Verne, Claremont...

A lot of scenic avenues in La Verne, Claremont and Upland foothills that gain a lot of elevation (not GMR or Mt Baldy Rd)
I have yet to include in a loop.
I'll get there eventually. :thumb:​​​​​​​
02-22-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,155
Posted By Ferrouscious

246 GTS Dino with a few tasteful upgrades. Not...

246 GTS Dino with a few tasteful upgrades. Not mine, but I wish it was!
https://www.coachtrimmers.com/blog/2018/3/12/246-gts-dino-v8
02-22-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By drewellison

FS: Nishiki Ultimate 25” Shimano 600, excellent condition

This is a gorgeous Nishiki Ultimate with an almost complete original Shimano 600 groupset. The frame is in excellent condition with just some paint chips as you’d expect on a 30+ year old bike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 197,234
Posted By illdrag0n

I concede the points. Unfortunately short legs +...

I concede the points. Unfortunately short legs + bad lumber + Future shock = this geometry fits me. I don't mind it so much because it's a beast to ride.

Added some cotton gumwalls.
...
02-21-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By UCantTouchThis

An easy 20 miles I had planned but didn't turn...

An easy 20 miles I had planned but didn't turn out that way. First 10 miles with a big headwind were at 11.5 MPH and passing people ha ha ha! Nice tailwind though. I should have done more but...
02-21-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By CAT7RDR

Picked the right day to ride, not that there is...

Picked the right day to ride, not that there is truly a bad day. Mid 70's, gentle breezes, clear skies, cyclists taking advantage of the day.
Did a loop from Hacienda Hgts, over Turnbull Cyn, north...
02-21-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By Alphabet

East Chula Vista through Bonita onto 54 path,...

East Chula Vista through Bonita onto 54 path, south to C.V. Harbor east on Fst to 1st to J st back east. 26 miles.
02-21-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By Mazatleco17

today was so much better than yesterday, not as...

today was so much better than yesterday, not as windy.
02-21-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 103,990
Posted By steelbikeguy

things are warming up a bit and I can put the...

things are warming up a bit and I can put the cross-country skis away for a while.
Had a nice little ride down to the Illinois river, where I saw geese taking advantage of the open area of water. ...
Forum: Introductions
02-21-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Alfresco

Back to cycling after 30 years

Just bought a new Giant Escape. Havnt cycled for more than 30 years. Had a Super Galaxy then.
02-20-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 72,646
Posted By UCantTouchThis

72 miles. Relentless winds and a massive headwind...

72 miles. Relentless winds and a massive headwind for a 30 mile section. Really tough today, 2,746 ft gain but felt like 10,000 with the big wind. :D
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By Darth Lefty

Well I scratched that itch pretty good ...

Well I scratched that itch pretty good


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,914
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I really like this a lot better than not being...

I really like this a lot better than not being able to find toilet paper.

Of course I already have a carbon road bike.
02-19-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,787
Posted By guy153

I don't get it. There are plenty of places to put...

I don't get it. There are plenty of places to put groceries and small children on that big shelf on the back.
02-19-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,035
Posted By WhyFi

Comment: it seems as if you still haven't looked...

Comment: it seems as if you still haven't looked in to tubeless at all. That or you're trolling weakly.
02-17-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,699
Posted By Drillium Dude

Keeper?

For the past week since selling the Colnago Super (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1223423-last-ride.html) I've been re-thinking the planned sale of the only other bike I've been...
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