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09-26-10, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By bajadock

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/sep/26/tho...

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/sep/26/thousands-join-rosarito-ensenada-bike-ride/

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=lf#!/rosaritoensenada...
09-24-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By bajadock

Best wishes to all of the Rosarito-Ensenada...

Best wishes to all of the Rosarito-Ensenada riders and support teams. Weather should be perfect and finish line party will be a blast. Salud!
09-24-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,051
Posted By bajadock

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Agree that bicycles on hwy1 are not a good idea.

But, I do know of some crazies who actually live and bicycle around the Ensenada...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-10, 10:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,459
Posted By bajadock

D.A.B. , my experience is also the 3x to 4x ratio...

D.A.B. , my experience is also the 3x to 4x ratio of running v. cycling caloric burn.

Interesting that the original poster's main exercise is running, but, reason for this post is losing weight....
Forum: Foo
08-21-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,069
Posted By bajadock

Alfster, Your question is the topic of endless...

Alfster,
Your question is the topic of endless discussion with my friends still working their bunz off. Keeping to this thread, they also are deep in debt chasing after I don't know what.

For...
Forum: Foo
08-21-10, 10:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,069
Posted By bajadock

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Interesting that so many replies in this thread are financial conservatives. Could be that the big debt crowd is too embarrassed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-10, 11:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,015
Posted By bajadock

Mount Evans altitude is refreshing. If you don't...

Mount Evans altitude is refreshing. If you don't go too anaerobic, the scenery and mountain goats are spectacular fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By bajadock

Good job on rehab, Sib. What was the reason for...

Good job on rehab, Sib. What was the reason for ambulance ride home? My question comes from jealousy of no such luxury after my 7 knee surgeries.

And does your leg grow a nose or did you mean...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-10, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By bajadock

UMD, thanks for the calculator. Mountain biking...

UMD, thanks for the calculator. Mountain biking friend of mine asked me about mtn v. road bike. I guessed approx 15-20%, but, didn't get into all of the variables.
07-28-10, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By bajadock

DJH, It's a fun ride. Your friends watch too...

DJH, It's a fun ride. Your friends watch too much network news if they are afraid to visit Baja.

My first R-E ride was this spring and it was well-organized. Only problems for me were all of...
07-28-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,863
Posted By bajadock

+1 on Univox suggestion for bodyweight training. ...

+1 on Univox suggestion for bodyweight training. http://bodyweightculture.com/ is one source. I'm a big fan of variety in diet and exercise. Bicycling is wonderful, but, its time ROI is not very...
07-25-10, 01:42 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 45,604
Posted By bajadock

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1. I'm convinced that all of the top guys are using the latest technology, chemicals and techniques.
2. If you are serious about...
Forum: Foo
05-31-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By bajadock

Thanks

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Thanks, Dad. And, thank you to all who have served and are serving.
05-24-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,440
Posted By bajadock

+1 to my former neighbor, DnvrFox, though he and...

+1 to my former neighbor, DnvrFox, though he and I have never met.

I still enjoy competition. But, there is always someone faster and stronger. Congrats to them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,457
Posted By bajadock

I'm going to get into my team kit pajamas and...

I'm going to get into my team kit pajamas and read Seuss' "Sneetches on the Beaches".
05-13-10, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By bajadock

Road Maintenance Crew v. Bike v. Truck

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One of my favorite training hills is about halfway between Rosarito Beach and Ensenada on the Baja coast, south of San Diego. It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 11:21 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,130
Posted By bajadock

Retired runner here. Well semi-retired. I get...

Retired runner here. Well semi-retired. I get in 5k once or twice a week, as I'm still addicted. 7 knee surgeries and 3 foot surgeries in 20 years threw me on the bicycle in 2002.

Apology for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,233
Posted By bajadock

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100 miles from my home in Ensenada to Alex & Deya at http://www.worldcycles.com/

It's just beyond the hills above. 2 hour+20...
Forum: Foo
05-09-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 27,357
Posted By bajadock

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Make mine mexican, solamente!
Forum: Touring
05-09-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,164
Posted By bajadock

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If it's not asking, "What's yours?' at happy hour, it doesn't get a name. My boat wouldn't get a name, except my marina requires it.
04-30-10, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,356
Posted By bajadock

I always ride with my melon protector. And 99%...

I always ride with my melon protector. And 99% of those I rode with in Colorado did same. I simply don't like the logic of GOOD IDEA = LET'S MAKE IT A LAW
Now, please excuse me, as I'm going to...
04-28-10, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By bajadock

San Diego ride/race websites & group rides?

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Greetings San Diego County. What websites are your sources for rides and races?

Also, wanting to jump in with some group rides...
04-24-10, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 356,895
Posted By bajadock

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Interesting lifestyle thread. I believe that travel and experiencing other cultures provides a wonderful tutorial on alternatives to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 11:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,768
Posted By bajadock

Bryroth, your post reminds me of an old golfing...

Bryroth, your post reminds me of an old golfing buddy. We used to call him "Winnebago" due to the amount of accessories he had on his golfbag/handcart setup.

I'm a minimalist on my bike setup. ...
Forum: Foo
04-21-10, 05:04 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 27,357
Posted By bajadock

International & Redneck

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04-21-10, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By bajadock

Hey, I'm a fan of all sorts of fruit/veg juices. ...

Hey, I'm a fan of all sorts of fruit/veg juices. There are very few foods that I dislike. Beets makes me barf.

I am ignorant of the tastes of beetroot juice and the black current cordial...
Forum: Foo
04-21-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By bajadock

April 4 Quake

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Ho Hum, the April 4 quake was my first seismic experience.

I live approx 100 miles southeast of the Mexicali quake area that has...
Forum: Foo
04-21-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,278
Posted By bajadock

Gitarzan, that NYTimes article also popped up all...

Gitarzan, that NYTimes article also popped up all the way over here on the Pacific.
http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?tid=45337 cilantro thread is in a forum all about the Baja peninsula. ...
04-21-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,913
Posted By bajadock

My one ticket on a bicycle was 2005, Denver, on...

My one ticket on a bicycle was 2005, Denver, on Quincey Ave on south side of Cherry Hills Country Club. There are several stop signs along this tree-lined street that is one of the light car...
04-20-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By bajadock

Powerade

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Dizzy, my sincere apologies to you and others. Above, taken near start line, is a sample of the wonderful scenery in northern Baja....
04-19-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 2,018,791
Posted By bajadock

Ensenada Greeting

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New to B.F. and adding intro here to SoCal Forum. Also coming out of a 5 year bicycle hibernation.

Located 2 hours south of SD, on...
04-19-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By bajadock

Rosarito-Ensenada April 17 Ride

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Any SoCaler Bike Forumikators ride this one? Photo is of 2009 finish/fiesta in downtown Ensenada....
04-16-10, 09:06 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 32,938
Posted By bajadock

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Any bean tastes better in my press, +1 on Hammy's. I take mine black with a heaping helping of views from my "pub" here.
04-15-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,159
Posted By bajadock

Garlic, onion, red wine, celery, tomatoes, olive...

Garlic, onion, red wine, celery, tomatoes, olive oil, basil, peppers. I'll go with McManis Petite Syrah, which is what I'm having with my cajun seafood stew tonight as prep for this Saturday's...
04-15-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By bajadock

*****3/Viva Zapata, Count me in as a "sports...

*****3/Viva Zapata,
Count me in as a "sports drink" naysayer. I do like the taste of the Ades/Aids, but, usually go with a variety of fruit juices during/after rides.

Recent visitor brought on...
04-14-10, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By bajadock

TMB, happy birthday, great photos. Friends in...

TMB, happy birthday, great photos.
Friends in Vernon and Kelowna keep pestering me about my next visit.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,149
Posted By bajadock

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Hope all of you winter zone bikers are getting some springtime relief and more great rides.

I'm in week 10 of my latest biking...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-10, 08:22 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,006
Posted By bajadock

fyi comparison that cars use mileage and...

fyi comparison that cars use mileage and boats+several other mechanical devices use hours as indicators of wear.

I keep a rough idea of my miles, but, no written log. My distance running days...
Forum: Introductions
04-12-10, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By bajadock

Agreed on the need for a tough bike for most of...

Agreed on the need for a tough bike for most of the rough pavement and dirt/rock roads here in Baja.

But, my need for speed and distance brought my road bike out of 5 year retirement. Road to La...
04-11-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By bajadock

Thanks for the chef's perspective. Most chefs I...

Thanks for the chef's perspective. Most chefs I have known are incredibly creative in preparing wonderful dining experiences. But, most of them didn't practice good personal diet choices.
...
Forum: Introductions
04-10-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By bajadock

Ocelotito, Hope your bicycling goes well in TJ....

Ocelotito,
Hope your bicycling goes well in TJ.

Curious if you are working with a bike shop in TJ or in San Diego. If you have found a good bike shop in TJ please share for a beverage of your...
04-07-10, 09:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,731
Posted By bajadock

Interesting thread. I have seen two major...

Interesting thread. I have seen two major categories of retirees: CAT:Explorer includes those who enjoy new or repressed adventures like travel, new musical instrument, art, reading, cooking,...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By bajadock

April 4 Baja Earthquake

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Was at friends home in my neighborhood, just south of Ensenada, having a birthday dinner celebration yesterday/Sunday afternoon. ...
Forum: Foo
04-04-10, 09:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,734
Posted By bajadock

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Rural is my "back yard". This is the area where I kayak. Ocean temps are still a bit cool, but, should warm up next few weeks.
Forum: Foo
04-03-10, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By bajadock

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My lazy morning interruption is french press coffee and a peanut butter on a flour tortilla preparing for 80 miles on the hills north...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-10, 06:20 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 16,897
Posted By bajadock

Enjoying the thread as I learn a little bit...

Enjoying the thread as I learn a little bit every day. Today, I realized that my saddle and foot position felt very comfortable. That friendly, familiar feeling came thanks to a few pounds of fat...
04-02-10, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By bajadock

Boredom? If you are past age 10, that's an...

Boredom? If you are past age 10, that's an interesting mental choice.

Not as stimulated as you once were about one of your regular routes? Ok.

Now in my 8th week training after 5 years of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-10, 06:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,394
Posted By bajadock

My rural setting is peaceful, but, lacks...

My rural setting is peaceful, but, lacks cyclists. Interesting that so many in this thread ride alone. Work priorities, ability levels, training schedules leave us alone on the road. Hope to find...
03-30-10, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By bajadock

Missing Colorado and its great trails and safe...

Missing Colorado and its great trails and safe streets for bicycling along front range. DnvrFox, did most of my training on the hills of south Aurora and Parker with great views. Hope you Colorado...
Forum: Introductions
03-30-10, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By bajadock

Bajadock Intro

Found new information here so decided to join in hopes of gaining knowledge from this bicycling community. Also hope to find some San Diego riding buddies when I'm up there.

I'm an early retiree...
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