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08-07-12, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By chrisoco

Mt. Tam Double - Pt. Reyes Primo Rest Stop

It was a great day for the Double Century: overcast and relatively cool. I want to give a big thanks to Mr. Lance Oldstrong who I believe was the captain of Pt. Reyes Rest Stop. I recognized him from...
10-06-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By chrisoco

Yes, I am a little curious about the fast...

Yes, I am a little curious about the fast climbers v. endurance oriented. But since it is a low key event, I guess there is no need to worry.

Also, I am a Western Wheeler Club member so I have to...
10-06-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By chrisoco

No problem. I don't even know any of my times up...

No problem. I don't even know any of my times up the climbs. Plus it will be good to see Ruth. I look forward to riding with you the OLH climb.
10-06-09, 01:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By chrisoco

I guess the reason I thought we could "win" was,...

I guess the reason I thought we could "win" was, for one powpow and uspspro's ability, but also that the Western Wheelers won the first round. But then upon reading your point above, I realized, damn...
10-05-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By chrisoco

I would like to do this and be part of the team....

I would like to do this and be part of the team. And I would want to ride some more afterwards. I've never done one of the Low Key Climbs, intending to but it just hasn't worked out.

We could...
09-22-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,713
Posted By chrisoco

Exactly, cracked rim at the eyelet, with a small...

Exactly, cracked rim at the eyelet, with a small piece of metal missing, too. These are RealDesign Wheels which came with the Merlin and come with some Lightspeeds, so presumably a pretty good wheel....
09-22-09, 12:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,713
Posted By chrisoco

It is the rear wheel. And yes, I did know it was...

It is the rear wheel. And yes, I did know it was like this at the beginning of the ride. I noticed it a few days earlier while cleaning, and then realized I had seen it before so knew that it had...
09-22-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By chrisoco

Ok - thanks, guys. I figured as much but in...

Ok - thanks, guys. I figured as much but in retrospect, I put in a pretty lot of miles with it like this. I better quit while I am ahead.
09-22-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,713
Posted By chrisoco

Thanks rydaddy for the lift. I was sluggish at...

Thanks rydaddy for the lift. I was sluggish at the start - 99% of the time I am asleep at this hour. But around mile 2 you came past with a posse in tow and Chris and I jumped in with the group which...
09-22-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By chrisoco

Rim damage

I noticed this when cleaning my bike last week. Then I rode a double century on it. Wheel is slightly out of true here but I am a little concerned about adjusting this spoke. Is this wheel toast? Or...
09-20-09, 10:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,713
Posted By chrisoco

Chris picked me up and we drove up to register...

Chris picked me up and we drove up to register Friday night and crash at Motel 6. Thanks for the ride, ygduf. Everything went well, we ate, we slept, we ate some more and were able to start rolling...
09-18-09, 01:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,531
Posted By chrisoco

I did escape public opprobrium but yes, you could...

I did escape public opprobrium but yes, you could say I forgot my helmet and wheels on the Mt. Tam double. We drove up late Friday afternoon and on the way home from dinner, out of nowhere I suddenly...
09-16-09, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By chrisoco

Thanks, Ben. I posted the photos on BikeForums,...

Thanks, Ben. I posted the photos on BikeForums, then just noticed tonight that were removed. That's because I subsequently moved them into a new photo album so the links were broken. So I did fix...
09-15-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By chrisoco

Here are some photos from the ride. You can check...

Here are some photos from the ride. You can check this link - Ben's Mt. Madonna ride (http://s468.photobucket.com/albums/rr41/chrisoco/Mt%20Madonna%20Hicks%20Sept%2012%202009/?start=20) - for my full...
09-14-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By chrisoco

Yes it was a great ride. Thanks for organizing...

Yes it was a great ride. Thanks for organizing Ben. I have a bunch of photos. I must deal with them and will post some later tonight.
09-11-09, 12:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By chrisoco

I am good to go and will be there.

I am good to go and will be there.
09-09-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By chrisoco

26th works for me.

26th works for me.
09-09-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By chrisoco

Whatever you need to do is fine but I can't make...

Whatever you need to do is fine but I can't make it on the 19th as I plan on doing the Knoxville Double. Keep me posted.
09-03-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,808
Posted By chrisoco

I would join you but I am leading a Western...

I would join you but I am leading a Western Wheelers ride out to Pescadero and Pigeon Point on the 5th. Have fun.
08-30-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,848
Posted By chrisoco

Yes, thanks for putting this together Richard. I...

Yes, thanks for putting this together Richard. I can check off "the most difficult half and full mile of climbing in the U.S." or one of them at least. Definitely the hardest mile I ever climbed.
...
08-28-09, 01:51 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 9,357
Posted By chrisoco

I am reviving the night bike ride, at least for...

I am reviving the night bike ride, at least for the next 2 weeks, and longer if there is popular demand. Meeting Wed. Sept. 2 and 9th at Edgewood and Canada Rds. for a 7:30 pm start. We will ride in...
08-27-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By chrisoco

Long distance, dirt sections, relatively car...

Long distance, dirt sections, relatively car free... wild horses couldn't keep me away. Count me in.
08-19-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,906
Posted By chrisoco

Count me in.

Count me in.
08-07-09, 03:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,572
Posted By chrisoco

I plan on doing the ride, too. The only...

I plan on doing the ride, too.

The only time I ventured to Mt. Umunhum was on July 4th. But one mile up the road was closed. Guys had chairs out and probably shotguns out of view. It felt like...
08-07-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,572
Posted By chrisoco

On an old cue sheet I have, Mt. Umunhum is listed...

On an old cue sheet I have, Mt. Umunhum is listed as 2.9 miles, 1440' vertical.
08-03-09, 12:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,775
Posted By chrisoco

I finished pretty successfully so I am happy....

I finished pretty successfully so I am happy. Terrible Two was my first double and I plan on doing the Knoxville Double for my Triple Crown Jersey. The wind was pretty tough but cool temps and...
07-19-09, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By chrisoco

RIP. I came across this story in the national...

RIP. I came across this story in the national newspaper:

Christopher Hipp, Who Bolstered Computer Power, Dies at 47 ...
07-02-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,179
Posted By chrisoco

Cool, thanks for the tip. I guess you are not...

Cool, thanks for the tip. I guess you are not able to join us?
07-02-09, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,179
Posted By chrisoco

On Saturday, I will be leading a Western Wheelers...

On Saturday, I will be leading a Western Wheelers Club ride. D means it is for stronger riders, generally [don't worry, Ron, that includes you; we'll wait on the climbs :)].

Sat 7/4: "July 4th" - ...
06-22-09, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By chrisoco

HERE IS MY RIDE RE-CAP (for the bored amongst...

HERE IS MY RIDE RE-CAP (for the bored amongst you)
The Terrible Two is a great ride. The organization is just perfect, with great food and anything you could want or need on a ride like this. My...
06-21-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By chrisoco

Thanks, Trinity. You guys coordinated an...

Thanks, Trinity. You guys coordinated an excellent ride, just really professionally done. It wasn't terrible, it was great.
06-19-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By chrisoco

Thanks guys. We are up here in Santa Rosa and the...

Thanks guys. We are up here in Santa Rosa and the weather looks perfect for tomorrow. Should be a good day.
06-17-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,481
Posted By chrisoco

Yeah, Stage Road is sweet. The ride from Woodside...

Yeah, Stage Road is sweet. The ride from Woodside to Pescadero and back will never get old for me. It's just perfect.

It looks like peacock perched behind and to the right of the skeleton.
06-12-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By chrisoco

Well I was probably about a minute back of Ben...

Well I was probably about a minute back of Ben (maybe more, he really took off near the top) Only my second time up. But we were chatting through the middle section and hardly racing. Maybe Ben...
06-11-09, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By chrisoco

Hope to see you.

Hope to see you.
06-08-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,824
Posted By chrisoco

Here's a nice website that has helped me navigate...

Here's a nice website that has helped me navigate this city on the most bike friendly routes. It allows you to enter the start and finish point and it will chart your bike route based on...
06-04-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,292
Posted By chrisoco

Accidents happen, but this is murder.

Accidents happen, but this is murder.
06-04-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By chrisoco

If you are doing something like this next Wed. or...

If you are doing something like this next Wed. or Thurs., let me know and I will trek south to join you.
06-02-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By chrisoco

I would like to do a ride like this either Wed....

I would like to do a ride like this either Wed. or Thursday night of this week (and next). Is anyone interested? We could skip Kings and stay more local if you'd prefer. Let me know.
06-01-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By chrisoco

I do have a single speed fixed that I like to use...

I do have a single speed fixed that I like to use sometimes to show that I'm cool but since it has no odometer, I did not use it all month as I was tracking myself for Ben's challenge. Now I can...
06-01-09, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By chrisoco

Yeah, I run 2 or 3 times a week for about 60...

Yeah, I run 2 or 3 times a week for about 60 miles a month. But not having a car (not having a choice) is the key to all my commuting. Are there any prizes?
06-01-09, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By chrisoco

I finished the month with 1) 401 commuting miles...

I finished the month with 1) 401 commuting miles over 2) 27 days. The 4 days I did not "commute" were days I did long rides so I had a big month on the bike. 550 road miles for a total of 951 miles....
05-29-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,151
Posted By chrisoco

Hi Pete: Here's wishing you the best. May you...

Hi Pete: Here's wishing you the best. May you have no mechanicals, or physical problems, or mental ones, either. In other words, have a perfect ride!
05-28-09, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By chrisoco

Yeah it was an awesome ride. It was quite an...

Yeah it was an awesome ride. It was quite an experience to be riding as the sun was getting low in the blue sky with perfectly comfortable temperatures. Then to see what looked like smoke pouring...
05-27-09, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By chrisoco

Sounds like a good idea. I plan to join you.

Sounds like a good idea. I plan to join you.
05-25-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By chrisoco

Too bad you couldn't make it. I met Ramon at OLH...

Too bad you couldn't make it. I met Ramon at OLH and we had a good ride. It was cloudy and cool on the other side of Skyline. I did Oak Knoll, Hillcrest, Kings Mtn, OLH, 84, Pescadero Creek Rd, Stage...
05-24-09, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By chrisoco

Well not a large response but we may have a few...

Well not a large response but we may have a few people interested. So Michael, Marco are we still on? The plan stands: Pioneer Hotel at 9:30.
05-22-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By chrisoco

I am in this contest and here is my update. ...

I am in this contest and here is my update.

So far I've "commuted" per the rules every day except for the 2 Saturdays to date where I did long rides for fun and for the experience. With a long...
05-21-09, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By chrisoco

Yes, great job, Curtis. The kids are alright.

Yes, great job, Curtis. The kids are alright.
05-21-09, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By chrisoco

Cool. An early tentative plan will be to meet...

Cool. An early tentative plan will be to meet behind the Pioneer Hotel (Whiskey Hill Rd and 84) in Woodside at 9:30 am. Details and possible modifications to come.
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