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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

I love a good mud race, be it bicycles or...

I love a good mud race, be it bicycles or motorcycles, as a fan. Their skills are shown and there is usually one who deals with it better than the others.
I don't race but it's a blast riding a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

This woman is the promoter for the CX series...

This woman is the promoter for the CX series here. She is very awesome.
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

My friend raced CX for a few years and won the...

My friend raced CX for a few years and won the California/Nevada championship for her cat once. She has incredible bike handling and can fly down a technical mtb trail better than most of the guys...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Gonna try and ride for a slice today. Still very...

Gonna try and ride for a slice today. Still very wind here but the ride start is 20 miles southeast and in the shadow of the mountains which usually provide wind free cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Some of them climbing. ...

Some of them climbing.
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

They put up some pictures from the coaster brake...

They put up some pictures from the coaster brake event yesterday. I found one of the guy I met on Saturday.
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Not well said.:p

Not well said.:p
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Who needs winter when you have naughty goats?

Who needs winter when you have naughty goats?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

I'll allow it.

I'll allow it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Let's have an Everesting event where you have to...

Let's have an Everesting event where you have to eat a Nathan's hot dog at the top of each climb.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

I like to eat. That doesn't mean I am going to...

I like to eat. That doesn't mean I am going to enter the Nathan's hot dog eating contest.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

A friend used to race the local circle tracks and...

A friend used to race the local circle tracks and even figure eights. He spent all his money building cars and engines. One day he discovered 4 cylinder claiming races. He said it was the most fun...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,397
Posted By big john

I bought a used Seven in 2012. It's quite stiff,...

I bought a used Seven in 2012. It's quite stiff, similar to a CAAD 5 I used to have. It's a great bike except for the bone jarring ride on bad roads. It's partially painted and it hasn't flaked but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

I have some rides that I do on my plus bike that...

I have some rides that I do on my plus bike that gain 3k feet. These rides take less than 3 hours and I could easily do them 3 times per week along with a road ride. Those would be 450k per year and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

We had the thing that looked like a small wheel...

We had the thing that looked like a small wheel with a throwing star attached to it mounted on the end of a stick. Worthless....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Took the Covid test Wednesday and got results...

Took the Covid test Wednesday and got results just now. Test came back negative. This means one of two things; false negative or some other bug has invaded me. Since I am usually the recipient of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Maybe he was a raccoon in a former life.

Maybe he was a raccoon in a former life.
01-12-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,659
Posted By big john

I've noticed that about the people you ride with....

I've noticed that about the people you ride with. Actually, a lot of the people I ride with are awesome, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Could be. Could also be inspiration from a public...

Could be. Could also be inspiration from a public figure.
01-12-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,576
Posted By big john

Of course NASCAR drivers put out effort but it's...

Of course NASCAR drivers put out effort but it's not the same as a pro cyclist or a downhill skier. I have seen a NASCAR driver being lifted out of the car due to exhaustion. When a downhill skier is...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

If I could use my junk like a lasso I'd call a...

If I could use my junk like a lasso I'd call a press conference.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

My second coastal ride in two weekends. I don't...

My second coastal ride in two weekends. I don't like the south coast so much because of the crowding and the northern coast rides involve too much driving. These two rides turned out very well,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Did 60 mile today with 10 others. Here, we are...

Did 60 mile today with 10 others. Here, we are taking a bathroom break on the MUP before we go and do a loop on the hill in the background. I'm sitting on the wall behind my bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

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01-09-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,487
Posted By big john

Why would anyone find the topic of sleep...

Why would anyone find the topic of sleep embarrassing?
01-07-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By big john

What a great day!

What a great day!
01-06-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,118
Posted By big john

I'm not younger because of cycling but doctors...

I'm not younger because of cycling but doctors have told me I look good for my age. I hate when they say that.
01-04-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,936
Posted By big john

You could do a little climb up to Onyx Summit.:p

You could do a little climb up to Onyx Summit.:p
01-03-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By big john

Here is my Gunnar a few years ago when I wanted...

Here is my Gunnar a few years ago when I wanted to ride to the snow. The descent was freezing!...
01-03-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By big john

I have a 62cm Gunnar and they have off the shelf...

I have a 62cm Gunnar and they have off the shelf frames up to 68cm. Also KHS makes lower priced bikes in a similar size.

Of course you could always go custom.
...
01-03-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By big john

What makes a rider fast on the flats is power vs...

What makes a rider fast on the flats is power vs aerodynamic drag.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Very perceptive.

Very perceptive.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Yes, even with rubber legs I did a group ride of...

Yes, even with rubber legs I did a group ride of 45 miles or so. These 4 ladies came along and put their masks on for the picture. One of them is a triathlete and had the seatmount bottle cages. She...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

Two of my friends started this store. ...

Two of my friends started this store.
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

I usually do the Mount Wilson climb on NYD. Today...

I usually do the Mount Wilson climb on NYD. Today I wasn't sure if anyone was going who I could ride with. Plus, I didn't feel like dealing with the wind and the freezing descent. This guy was on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 36,772
Posted By big john

I opted to do the coastal ride today. Beautiful...

I opted to do the coastal ride today. Beautiful day and a fun ride. I stole a couple pictures from one of the ladies.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 190,400
Posted By big john

great minds

great minds
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 190,400
Posted By big john

I did get a pic from Tuesday's pizza ride. ...

I did get a pic from Tuesday's pizza ride.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 190,400
Posted By big john

Yesterday some people I know did a road/dirt ride...

Yesterday some people I know did a road/dirt ride in the Santa Monica Mountains. I rode near home but I stole this picture from them....
12-31-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,469
Posted By big john

My friend who I have ridden with on and off since...

My friend who I have ridden with on and off since 1989 just turned 75. He was one of the best climbers in our club 30 years ago and still climbs pretty well.

He was pissed because when you're over...
12-29-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,576
Posted By big john

These things have been topics throughout the time...

These things have been topics throughout the time I've been here. Probably always will be.
12-29-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,576
Posted By big john

I wonder what all of this means?

I wonder what all of this means?
12-29-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 332,240
Posted By big john

I remember when we all made those mini-movies, It...

I remember when we all made those mini-movies, It was free then.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 190,400
Posted By big john

I heard they're both 5G. Easier for Gates to keep...

I heard they're both 5G. Easier for Gates to keep track.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 190,400
Posted By big john

https://images.fineartamerica.com/images-medium-la...

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 190,400
Posted By big john

https://static1.funidelia.com/6725-f4_large/black-...

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 190,400
Posted By big john

Wind will be back tomorrow after the rain moves...

Wind will be back tomorrow after the rain moves out so we will ride for a slice of pizza in the wind sheltered area.
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