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07-06-15, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By John R

Nobody beats Performance on parts...

Nobody beats Performance on parts prices....except online stores.
07-06-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,619
Posted By John R

Santiago Canyon Road, Glendora Mountain Road, Hwy...

Santiago Canyon Road, Glendora Mountain Road, Hwy 38 up to Big Bear.
07-06-15, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By John R

I just put my fourth chain on my mountain bike on...

I just put my fourth chain on my mountain bike on the original cassette. The bike has 4000 miles on it. One thing I have noticed is the more often I clean and lube the chain the longer it lasts. One...
01-10-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,373
Posted By John R

I'm still alive!!!! For now

I'm still alive!!!! For now
09-11-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By John R

Be sure to carry plenty of water on your ride....

Be sure to carry plenty of water on your ride. It's supposed to be in the 100s this weekend.
09-05-14, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By John R

We are starting from Lone Hill and Route 66 at...

We are starting from Lone Hill and Route 66 at 730 am. Hope to see you guys. Stay Safe!!
09-04-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,113
Posted By John R

I cut the bead off old folding tires and make my...

I cut the bead off old folding tires and make my own boot. On the tandem I carry two tubes. Nothing replaces being prepared.
09-04-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,113
Posted By John R

There's nothing like changing a flat in front of...

There's nothing like changing a flat in front of a bunch homeless people and gangbangers. I stay off SART south of Edna park.
09-03-14, 11:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,113
Posted By John R

I'm in no way trying to tell riders to stay off...

I'm in no way trying to tell riders to stay off of SART or SGRT. It's nice to be able to ride for 25 miles with no stop lights or cars. What I am trying to suggest is that riders show some common...
09-03-14, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,113
Posted By John R

When will these clubs, pelotons, and fast groups...

When will these clubs, pelotons, and fast groups realize that both SART and SGRT are public trails? Joggers, walkers, mothers pushing strollers, and slow riders have just much right to the trail as...
03-07-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,909
Posted By John R

I've ridden Skyline many times in the rain. It's...

I've ridden Skyline many times in the rain. It's one of the few trails that holds up in the rain. It's wide and groomed. It's the road the communication companys use to do maintanance on the towers...
03-07-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,909
Posted By John R

According to Pres Enterpirse, Andres body was...

According to Pres Enterpirse, Andres body was found on Skyline trail above Corona. Skyline is totally rideable during a rain. I don't think the Sheriffs dept is being totally honest in saying it was...
03-06-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,909
Posted By John R

Should emergency response be based on the bad...

Should emergency response be based on the bad judgement of the victim? I don't think so. I've ridden Main divide many times in the rain and in the dark. How hard would it of been to cover his route...
03-06-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,909
Posted By John R

That route could of been covered by motorcycles...

That route could of been covered by motorcycles with lights in couple of hours. I've ridden up to Santiago peak in the rain and seen trucks at the towers doing repairs. We spend millions of dollars...
09-27-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By John R

After strikng a cyclist from behind, most...

After strikng a cyclist from behind, most motorist will say "the rider swerved out in front of my car" Sometimes cyclist do move to the left to avoid debris or pot holes. Now the motorist will have...
09-25-13, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By John R

After listening to numerous talk shows discuss...

After listening to numerous talk shows discuss this subject, it appears to me motorist hate cyclist. This bill just adds on to the hatred. I commute to work everyday on a bike and drive a 18 wheeler...
08-12-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By John R

We rode up to Crystal lake on Saturday from San...

We rode up to Crystal lake on Saturday from San Dimas. What a Great Climb!! The store owner at Crystal lake needs our support. It's great knowing you can get water and supplies on a hot day. Please...
08-11-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,292
Posted By John R

The way we do it is harder, we climb GMR to East...

The way we do it is harder, we climb GMR to East Fork then down to Hwy 39 and up to Crystal lake.
08-10-13, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,292
Posted By John R

Hey Beanz We did Crystal Lake today. The...

Hey Beanz
We did Crystal Lake today. The weather was perfect!!
07-27-13, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,817
Posted By John R

Your ok.....He's ok.....apply any lesson learned...

Your ok.....He's ok.....apply any lesson learned from this......thank God your ok.....Keep riding...Every day is a new day!!!
07-08-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,669
Posted By John R

I totally agree. It only takes a few to wreck a...

I totally agree. It only takes a few to wreck a good thing for all!!!
07-07-13, 11:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By John R

There's nothing like a tractor trailer passing...

There's nothing like a tractor trailer passing you at 70 mph!!!
07-07-13, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By John R

I live in Orange County and commute to work every...

I live in Orange County and commute to work every night. I leave to come home at 12am. I love it, no cars, no problems. I have a great lighting system and carry pepper spray. So far problems to...
07-05-13, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By John R

Thanks for the info. If GMR is closed we will...

Thanks for the info. If GMR is closed we will ride up 39 to Crystal lake.

Be safe
John
07-05-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By John R

Is GMR Still Open to bikes?

After the emergencies on Thursday, is GMR open to bikes? We are riding there tomorrow. If anyone rode there today and had problems with the police, post up and let us know! Thanks Mucho
07-05-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,669
Posted By John R

I know it had to be a little worse than...

I know it had to be a little worse than scratches, he was transported by ambulance to the hospital.
07-05-13, 11:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,669
Posted By John R

In all my cycling years, I have never seen that...

In all my cycling years, I have never seen that many riders on GMR at the same time. I knew the law of percentages meant the increase of riders would mean the chance someone would crash. There is no...
07-05-13, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By John R

It depends on how much sand your riding through....

It depends on how much sand your riding through. If you use a wet chain lube the sand might build up on the chain, causing a crunching drive train. I would use a wax based lube. Be carefull cornering...
07-04-13, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By John R

Rider Down On GMR 4th of July ride

Does anyone have any information about the rider that crashed on GRR. When we passed he looked pretty bad. I hope the guy is ok.
07-04-13, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By John R

Have there been more bike jackings on SART...

Have there been more bike jackings on SART recently?
07-04-13, 10:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,669
Posted By John R

It looks like there were two seperate incidents...

It looks like there were two seperate incidents today. Both required emergency responce. When we finished at the lower gate there were two Glendora police cars. They were stopping riders from going...
07-04-13, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By John R

Where on SART?

Where on SART?
06-22-13, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By John R

Very Nice!!! lol If your not cheating your not...

Very Nice!!! lol If your not cheating your not trying!!
06-22-13, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By John R

Fred, shouldnt you be on your bike right now?

Fred, shouldnt you be on your bike right now?
06-22-13, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By John R

Wow!!!! another dope.

Wow!!!! another dope.
06-22-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By John R

What list is that?

What list is that?
06-10-13, 08:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,201
Posted By John R

The heat was killer this year....

The heat was killer this year. http://app.strava.com/activities/59238514
06-06-13, 12:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,468
Posted By John R

Hey BG, My girlfriend and myself will try to make...

Hey BG, My girlfriend and myself will try to make it. It would be nice to see MR Beanz there.
06-05-13, 02:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,201
Posted By John R

Hey!! don't call my wife a fat guy!!

Hey!! don't call my wife a fat guy!!
06-03-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,201
Posted By John R

It's funny, just the name scares most riders off....

It's funny, just the name scares most riders off. OCWs websight description of the ride is intimidating. Actually its one of the best centuries on the schedule. The support is awesome, the comradery...
05-31-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,201
Posted By John R

Ride Around the Bear

Who's in for Ride Around the Bear this year? I noticed they have same day registration this year.
02-28-13, 01:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,553
Posted By John R

HWY 38 is a great way to get up to Onyx summit....

HWY 38 is a great way to get up to Onyx summit. It's the final climb on Breathelss Agony. Just use common sence, If you hear a huge truck or bus comming up behind you, move as close to the shoulder...
02-17-13, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By John R

Bending over to tighten the buckles on my Sidis...

Bending over to tighten the buckles on my Sidis is all the streaching I need.
12-11-12, 12:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,871
Posted By John R

I commute on SART everyday. My return commute is...

I commute on SART everyday. My return commute is in the evening around 11pm. The best advise (given to me by a police officer) is this, Mind your own business, keep moving, don't stop for anyone or...
12-11-12, 10:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,871
Posted By John R

After the bike jackings last year on SART, I have...

After the bike jackings last year on SART, I have started carrying pepper spray and have a huge knife hanging from my backpack. I want anyone approaching me from the front to know, taking my bike is...
12-09-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By John R

Is that a new Go Pro on your bars? Very Nice!

Is that a new Go Pro on your bars? Very Nice!
12-02-12, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,798
Posted By John R

There are no issues riding SART during daylight...

There are no issues riding SART during daylight hours. When you consider getting hit by a car, it's safer then any of the roads in OC.
12-01-12, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By John R

Funny thing, I put over 10,000 miles a year...

Funny thing, I put over 10,000 miles a year commuting on a 9 speed system. I clean and lube my chain once a week. I wipe the chain clean with wd40, wipe it dry then apply regular motor oil, yes motor...
12-01-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,426
Posted By John R

What city did this happen in? This kind of news...

What city did this happen in? This kind of news is always disturbing.
11-19-12, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By John R

There used to be 2 stores, one at the bottom of...

There used to be 2 stores, one at the bottom of the canyon across from the post office, and one near the top next to the fire station. The one at the top was wrecked when a huge bolder crashed...
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