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05-30-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,089
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I’m honored, thank you.

I’m honored, thank you.
05-30-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,089
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Thanks G! Riding that Davis DC with you is a fond...

Thanks G! Riding that Davis DC with you is a fond memory.
05-29-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,089
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

50th Davis Double Ride Report (Belated)

Cccorlew asked me to write an old school Bike Forums ride report, anybody remember that custom?
So, here it is...

Lance Oldstrong's 50th Davis Double Ride Report.

I wanted this 50th Davis...
04-17-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Oinksters on the hoof shell.

Oinksters on the hoof shell.
03-01-18, 11:02 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 96,140
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I signed up for the Davis Double today, it made...

I signed up for the Davis Double today, it made me think about the many folks I know from this forum. So, I dropped by and found it more lively than I thought it would be.

Good on you NorCal...
03-01-18, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I did my bit. Never been there, ride carbon...

I did my bit.
Never been there, ride carbon with disc brakes, and Di2, but I salute the Riv’ mission.
Forum: Touring
09-25-17, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,475
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

fify:)

fify:)
07-31-17, 02:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,111
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Rode over to see the kid at his house yesterday,...

Rode over to see the kid at his house yesterday, with Midland.
A nice little Metric, round trip.

He is in great spirits, his wife and son are taking great care of him.
Like most...
07-22-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,111
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Midland and I visited Glenn in the hospital...

Midland and I visited Glenn in the hospital today, he is in fine spirits.
His prognosis is excellent and the care he's getting is top notch.
He is probably going home tomorrow.
07-18-17, 10:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,111
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Update: One Surgery done, front side of hip...

Update: One Surgery done, front side of hip socket bolted back together with titanium upgrades. It went well.
Surgery #2 tomorrow, to fix the back side of the hip socket. Expect some...
07-17-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,111
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

It is the section southbound between the Las...

It is the section southbound between the Las Lomas High School sports fields and Rudgear Road.
07-17-17, 10:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,111
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Great suggestion, I reported it.

Great suggestion, I reported it.
07-16-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,111
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Long Time Forum Member gw_12 Injured in Crash

I wasn't with him, this is from his report when I spoke to him today.

Great guy, and super strong rider, gw_12 crashed yesterday.
He hit a shade obscured tree root/raised asphalt hump on the...
07-09-17, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I hope this helps: ...

I hope this helps:
https://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=bikerentals&find_loc=Truckee%2C+CA+96161
06-27-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 123,418
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

We need more evidence. Did he dissolve into...

We need more evidence.
Did he dissolve into fits of laughter while he struggled to clip in?
Did he fall over when he tried to bunny hop a twig?
06-15-17, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

A loud hiss sound that I make works every time...

A loud hiss sound that I make works every time for me on the little critters.
They are deathly afraid of snakes, and dart for cover.
This means they head for the brush, not for the open terrain...
06-08-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,443
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I mentioned I'm cheap right? $5 at my local...

I mentioned I'm cheap right?
$5 at my local Ace Hardware, I have used it for a couple years now.
Clips securely on any old baseball cap, and takes AAA batteries. ...
06-08-17, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,443
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I feel your pain there, I'm also 54. These days I...

I feel your pain there, I'm also 54. These days I keep a pair of 1.25x, or 1.5x, reading glasses in almost every room of the house. In the garage I keep a pair of 2.0x for working on some of the...
06-04-17, 09:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,148
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

What a nice note. Thank you so much for your kind...

What a nice note. Thank you so much for your kind words and fair mindedness.
Ride on.
05-25-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 123,418
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

A colorful crew on North Gate road yesterday...

A colorful crew on North Gate road yesterday evening.
I favor red/black, while Midland favors blue/white....
05-16-17, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I couldn't make Stage 1, Mother's Day got the nod...

I couldn't make Stage 1, Mother's Day got the nod that day.
Here is a little glimpse of my Stage 2 experience on the Del Puerto Wall: ...
Forum: Introductions
05-02-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Norcal regional section: Northern California -...

Norcal regional section: Northern California - Bike Forums (http://www.bikeforums.net/northern-california/)

Welcome to Bike Forums.
You've got some tremendous roads in your area.
Pleasants...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I have a great condition 2004 Klein Aura XV in 52...

I have a great condition 2004 Klein Aura XV in 52 cm.
It is in my garage, less than an hour from Davis.
It could be had for a reasonable offer of college student money.
PM me if interested. ...
04-28-17, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

That is a classic route. Enjoy blasting down...

That is a classic route. Enjoy blasting down Franklin Canyon, a fun road in a tall gear.
04-26-17, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I second that emotion.

I second that emotion.
04-19-17, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

We drove and rode. Parked in Patterson. I forgot...

We drove and rode. Parked in Patterson. I forgot my jersey and rode in my slinky see through base layer. :p

Thanks for taking, and posting the great pictures, gw-12.
04-13-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,830
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I'll second this tip. I got the same tip in my...

I'll second this tip. I got the same tip in my LBS from their expert mechanic.
He was doing it to my bike to solve a mystery tick-tock, and he showed me how to do it as home shop maintenance....
Forum: Foo
04-01-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

To Celebrate here are a few good Foo Day pranks...

To Celebrate here are a few good Foo Day pranks from around the world of cycling:

1) The GCN guys announce a crack at the hour record on a trandem bicycle:...
04-01-17, 09:09 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,313
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

The other day, I counted up my 2017 year to date...

The other day, I counted up my 2017 year to date tally:
10 Metric Centuries & 1 Imperial Century.
All were unsupported and with just 1 or 2 friends.
Tomorrow I have Metric # 11 planned with 3...
03-27-17, 03:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,578
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I used a Take a Look for years, loved it. A...

I used a Take a Look for years, loved it.
A year ago, I switched to the Take a Look Compact, and I love it even more.
There is not as much hardware out in front of my sunglasses, and the field of...
03-27-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,457
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I'm gonna pass on Morgan T for a good while. It...

I'm gonna pass on Morgan T for a good while.
It feels to me like it's time to just let the whole thing simmer down with the locals.
They are under a lot of stress with this situation.
People...
03-20-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 123,418
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Mount Diablo State Park’s “Rock City,” once known...

Mount Diablo State Park’s “Rock City,” once known more familiarly as the “Garden of the Jungle Gods.” Rock City’s foundations are riddled with ...wind caves......
03-12-17, 12:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,115
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Welch Creek and Mix Canyon belong on a list of...

Welch Creek and Mix Canyon belong on a list of walls that hurt so good.
03-04-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,457
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I want to be Bikingshearer when I grow up. ...

I want to be Bikingshearer when I grow up.
Nicely put good sir.
03-01-17, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

That's that ticket, best route for sure. Here...

That's that ticket, best route for sure.
Here is a link to a map, route slip etc. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19291643
03-01-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 123,418
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Yesterday I took a 45 mile East County loop...

Yesterday I took a 45 mile East County loop around The Mountain.
(Concord > Pittsburg > Antioch > Oakley > Brentwood > Clayton > Concord)
The Mountain was my homing beacon when I saw it framed...
02-23-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Welome, have fun. I agree with the cycling...

Welome, have fun.
I agree with the cycling only views voiced here, I gave up running in my 30's after doing it since my teens.
Cycling is my true love.
Forum: Touring
02-20-17, 11:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,897
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

http://i3.cpcache.com/product/861362397/epic_ride_...

http://i3.cpcache.com/product/861362397/epic_ride_qualifications_tshirt.jpg?width=550&height=550&Filters=%5B%7B%22name%22%3A%22crop%22%2C%22value%22%3A%7B%22x%22%3A91.7%2C%22y%22%3A0%2C%22w%22%3A366.7...
02-18-17, 11:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,668
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Twice this week, but I didn't notice that section...

Twice this week, but I didn't notice that section being worse than usual.

Then again, that is usually where I am lifting my pace and burying my nose on front wheel,
in full :twitchy: mode, to...
02-17-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,457
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

"...road closures are still in effect in Contra...

"...road closures are still in effect in Contra Costa County:

Morgan Territory Road is closed between Marsh Creek Road and Manning Road. The road is open to local traffic and emergency vehicles...
Forum: Recumbent
02-10-17, 03:38 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 23,405
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

http://www.sherv.net/cm/emoticons/hand-gestures/ha...

http://www.sherv.net/cm/emoticons/hand-gestures/hand-clapping-smiley-emoticon.gif
Great answer.
Again, I say Bravo!...
02-04-17, 11:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,668
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

That was me, racing in London, how cool is that? ...

That was me, racing in London, how cool is that?

Thanks for the thumbs up.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-17, 02:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,637
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I have been on road tubeless for over 5,000...

I have been on road tubeless for over 5,000 miles.
I started using them the last weekend of April, 2016.
They have been a game changer.
Fast, comfortable and amazing grip when I'm whipping it...
01-24-17, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Get well soon. I love Zwift.

Get well soon.
I love Zwift.
01-24-17, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I love, love, love Zwift. ($10 U.S. a month after...

I love, love, love Zwift. ($10 U.S. a month after 7 day free trial)
Zwift makes hours on the trainer just fly by, it really feels like being out on a ride.
I use it with a Windows laptop.
It works...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-17, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,752
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I have a bike expertly fit to my body and riding...

I have a bike expertly fit to my body and riding style, and I ride 6000+ miles a year.
My style has me moving to different saddle positions depending on conditions.

I scoot way forward up on...
01-13-17, 11:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,668
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

I went up North Gate Road to The Junction today,...

I went up North Gate Road to The Junction today, it was glorious.
No debris, no flowing water on the road.
01-12-17, 10:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,668
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Look for me when you Zwift, I am Lance Oldstrong...

Look for me when you Zwift, I am Lance Oldstrong on there too.
I usually "wear" a GCN kit (https://i.ytimg.com/vi/tJCPdx7FxtI/maxresdefault.jpg) like this, but with no helmet.
I just couldn't see...
01-10-17, 12:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,668
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

The rain sent me running for the cover of Zwift,...

The rain sent me running for the cover of Zwift, I finally broke down and tried it.
Love at first sight!
50 miles yesterday, and 30 more today, my first 2 days using it.
I'm hooked.
Forum: Introductions
01-04-17, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Lanceoldstrong

Nice to meet you mcart5. Classic and Vintage...

Nice to meet you mcart5.
Classic and Vintage (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/) will be your good friend here.

I hope you post some pics of you restorations.
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