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04-12-21, 09:11 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Did some nice hilly rides around Anaheim Hills,...

Did some nice hilly rides around Anaheim Hills, Brea/Olinda Hills, YL & Orange Park Acres this weekend. Wife & I were discussing how we could've designed a nice stage route for the now-defunct Tour...
03-19-21, 03:54 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Left the house at first light headed east over...

Left the house at first light headed east over Santiago, Live Oak & Trabuco Cyn Roads. Beautiful sunrise not a cloud in sight. Light winds & light traffic. The hills were glistening with a rich...
03-05-21, 03:43 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Drove out to Poverty Village again this morning....

Drove out to Poverty Village again this morning. Basically did a counter-clockwise loop around the peninsula. A few small detours aside PVDr. West, South down to the end of Western for a pitstop....
03-01-21, 09:21 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Sounds like you need to order up some Acme Coyote...

Sounds like you need to order up some Acme Coyote Repellant (won't work on Roadrunners though).:thumb:
02-28-21, 06:10 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I escaped the howling Santa Anas by taking...

Wife & I escaped the howling Santa Anas by taking a nice ride around the PV peninsula. Start/finish at the parking lot above Hags. Up Paseo Del Mar/PVD West around & down PVD South then down (&...
02-26-21, 04:41 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Spent last weekend getting blown around the...

Spent last weekend getting blown around the Coachella Valley. This am left before sunrise for Santiago Cyn Road. Beautiful morning. No cyclists until the top at Gertner Road when a few were...
02-26-21, 04:35 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

I know he meant it as a joke but I'm far more...

I know he meant it as a joke but I'm far more interested in discreet "p" spots!! ;-)
02-12-21, 07:35 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Got out early & got drizzled on a bit. Stopped...

Got out early & got drizzled on a bit. Stopped at my shop to dry off & wait out the rain. Had a hot mug of veggie juice. Headed out when the clouds cleared @ 9 up the SGRT to & around the Santa Fe...
02-08-21, 12:08 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

I'm curious if there are any documented crashes...

I'm curious if there are any documented crashes in any race mens or womens that the rider directly attributed to being in the super-tuck position as the deciding factor when it occured.
02-08-21, 08:35 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Couple nice rides this weekend Fri. wound my way...

Couple nice rides this weekend Fri. wound my way thru V Pk & Orange Hills down to Mason Park in Irvine & back.
Sat. headed for the hills up Brea Cyn over to Pathfinder then snuck into CAT7 territory...
01-29-21, 01:36 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

As with most situations throughout life, physical...

As with most situations throughout life, physical stress is much easier to deal with than mental/emotional stress (small business owner speaking from experience).
Physical stress: diet, training,...
01-27-21, 12:25 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Ah probably my favorite J Geils song. Since...

Ah probably my favorite J Geils song. Since you're driving in may I suggest parking at the Brea Sports Park on the N side of Birch St. just W of Valencia. From there take Birch W to St. College N. ...
01-22-21, 03:09 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Felt like a nice meandering "trails" ride today...

Felt like a nice meandering "trails" ride today so I headed out just before first light. Was greeted by picturesque cloud formations scattered over a sailor-take-warning red sunrise. Rode the...
01-15-21, 07:22 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Hit Santiago Cyn Road this morning. Left my...

Hit Santiago Cyn Road this morning. Left my house in the dark & enjoyed a nice sunrise peeking over Saddleback. Started to get a bit blustery heading up the hill from Jamboree but I was mentally...
01-14-21, 08:11 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Spot on! I've had to exit the lane to avoid...

Spot on! I've had to exit the lane to avoid broken glass over the Westminster bridge more than once. Whenever I'm on that section of Studebaker I always ride on the access road.
West
12-18-20, 06:46 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Rode out to Santiago Cyn Rd. then took Silverado...

Rode out to Santiago Cyn Rd. then took Silverado Cyn Rd. all the way till it ends at the Maple Springs trail. Good news is that from what I could see the fires didn't touch any structures along the...
12-16-20, 08:09 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

....said a woman had hurt his pride.... ...

....said a woman had hurt his pride....
Seriously I've seen people with no clue at all hours. My main peeve is the large number of cars (& trucks) with front windows tinted so dark that you can't...
12-08-20, 01:16 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

"though I am willing to follow the guidelines"...

"though I am willing to follow the guidelines" and other like statements are simply euphemisms for one's being a billboard for institutionalized fear and subjugation- good intentions or not.
West
12-08-20, 08:28 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Leaving my house in north Anaheim I'm either...

Leaving my house in north Anaheim I'm either comiong in from Santa Gertrudes or Fullerton Rd. Thanks for the tips I may just go full copycat mode and print out some of your cue sheets you've been...
12-07-20, 08:16 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

What impresses me is how you navigate that...

What impresses me is how you navigate that conglomeration of roadways with such precision. I'd love to deviate from East/West but fear my wife would have to organize a search party.
11-30-20, 09:07 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Pedaled around North/Central OC & Diamond Bar...

Pedaled around North/Central OC & Diamond Bar area all 4 days. Saved Serrano for Sunday. Beautiful cloudless skies & visibility unlimited. Save an early start Thurs. started out @ an hour later...
11-23-20, 10:20 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I had 2 nice rides around OC enjoyed the...

Wife & I had 2 nice rides around OC enjoyed the sunshine both days. Sat. as we headed up the SART to exit at Lincoln a petite woman in a Sunweb kit was motivating down the trail. She smiled, waved...
11-13-20, 09:12 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Yep that's "the cove" alright. The little patch...

Yep that's "the cove" alright. The little patch of whitewater at the top of the screen @ 45 secs in absolutely fires on a long-period west swell. You probably had fun on that punchy last bit of...
11-12-20, 09:51 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

My wife loves that movie. Jonathan Winters was a...

My wife loves that movie. Jonathan Winters was a gem. How bout the Cajon Pass as a 2 lane road?
11-12-20, 08:24 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Thanks for the info re. the fire I was planning...

Thanks for the info re. the fire I was planning to ride SCR tomorrow but too much work has come in back to a 5 day workweek for now.
Maybe next Fri.
11-11-20, 08:22 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

I'm only a welder but it seems to me using a...

I'm only a welder but it seems to me using a weapon (vehicle) to deliberately kill someone is (and should be) 2nd degree murder.
11-01-20, 06:05 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I did our Brea Cyn/Pathfinder/East-West...

Wife & I did our Brea Cyn/Pathfinder/East-West Roads loop this am. Best part was no smoky smell or irritation at all even in Diamond Bar/Rowland Heights. Beautiful morning with generally light...
10-30-20, 03:13 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Yep found this out the hard way this morning. ...

Yep found this out the hard way this morning. Rode a big loop up the SGRT from Beverly up to Encanto Park then took Royal Oaks to California down to the Rio Hondo trail at the Peck reservoir park. ...
10-27-20, 07:45 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Yes very sad. I rode Portola up from Jamboree...

Yes very sad. I rode Portola up from Jamboree until it ends at the toll road just this past Friday. On Sunday wife & I rode in that area as well it was cool & misty and many of the roads were wet...
10-19-20, 03:36 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Aerospace welding is my profession. It will take...

Aerospace welding is my profession. It will take far more time to properly clean & prep the joint area than it will to weld it. Don't MIG it use GTAW (TIG). The weld joint & Heat Affected Zone will...
10-19-20, 01:23 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Well I don't think it reaches "dogmeat" status :)...

Well I don't think it reaches "dogmeat" status :) but it isn't great either - it's no worse than the rougher sections of the northern part of 1000 Palms. I certainly wouldn't consider it hazardous...
10-19-20, 07:01 AM
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Wife & I were in Cathedral City for the weekend. ...

Wife & I were in Cathedral City for the weekend. Hit the road at 0 dark thirty to beat the heat. Fri wound our way south thru R M, Palm Desert & La Quinta down to Lake Cahuilla for a rest stop then...
10-13-20, 09:24 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Easy peasy! Hwy 1. Start at Ft. Bragg and head...

Easy peasy! Hwy 1. Start at Ft. Bragg and head south till I've clicked off 125 miles. Done it by car & motorcycle someday I'll pedal it.
West
Edit: sorry just noticed you said "socal ride" so my...
10-10-20, 05:43 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Thanks for going into so much detail I think I'll...

Thanks for going into so much detail I think I'll print out a copy for future reference! Most of the roads you cited I rode @ 35 years ago (albeit at a slightly faster pace) on my Suzuki GS750 one...
10-05-20, 07:08 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Yeah the forecasts I've seen are calling for "La...

Yeah the forecasts I've seen are calling for "La Nina" conditions meaning little rain.
09-22-20, 11:46 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

The positive aspect is you are alive and healthy...

The positive aspect is you are alive and healthy enough to ride! We only have a finite number of sunrises each one is a blessing enjoy them while you can!
Best way to deal with idiots as you...
09-21-20, 06:56 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I went up to Big Bear since we still had...

Wife & I went up to Big Bear since we still had our resort reservations for the postponed now cancelled Tour. The El Dorado fire & closure of the 38 would have caused major problems anyway. The...
09-11-20, 02:49 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Santiago Cyn. Road early this morning. Passed...

Santiago Cyn. Road early this morning. Passed one (1) cyclist heading NW until the downhill almost to Cook's when a handfew were just starting the climb. Sun came up a foreboding hazy orange. ...
09-09-20, 02:25 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

I don't have a Strava account so can't post a...

I don't have a Strava account so can't post a map. Bear in mind my wife & I both work so the routes we take may be crowded on weekday commute times. That said I assume you're familiar with the area...
09-08-20, 07:16 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

No waves & packed beaches meant 3 good rides. ...

No waves & packed beaches meant 3 good rides. Sat. looped around Tustin/Irvine/Costa Mesa. Sun. went up Brea Cyn/Pathfinder/Fullerton Rd./East-West Rds. Added a few hills to start with up...
09-02-20, 08:41 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

if you need to step out of the office to "make...

if you need to step out of the office
to "make a personal call" while riding on cogswell dam rd...be very aware there is an absolute ton of poison oak on the north side of the road (and some on the...
08-24-20, 03:28 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Hi Chris I used an Easton EA90 10 deg. 130 mm...

Hi Chris I used an Easton EA90 10 deg. 130 mm stem and EC70 Aero-style bars. Put a 5mm spacer above & below the stem using negative 10 degree mounting worked out perfect. I bought the stem on sale...
08-21-20, 02:19 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Santiago Cyn Road NW to SE again this am. ...

Santiago Cyn Road NW to SE again this am. Beautiful morning felt a little cooler. Only saw 3 cyclists going other way & was passed by 1 midway. Liking it better on Fridays than the weekend. ...
08-10-20, 03:16 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I ride the Peters Cyn Trail frequently. ...

Wife & I ride the Peters Cyn Trail frequently. South from Portola it turns 90 deg. before the RR tracks and exits onto Harvard. Take Harvard south & pick up the S D Creek trail just south of...
08-01-20, 04:19 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

I've been trying to go to a 4-day workweek for...

I've been trying to go to a 4-day workweek for awhile but fortunately have been too busy to actually take Fridays off. Yesterday was the first Fri. in months that I haven't worked so mostly weekend...
07-31-20, 04:51 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Wife had to work today so I set off early on a...

Wife had to work today so I set off early on a wandering ride over Santiago Cyn. Hardly any cyclists & light vehicle traffic. Wanted to recon the Aliso Creek bikeway so I entered it on the north...
07-27-20, 06:57 AM
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Views: 78,984
Posted By 2seven0

Sat. through Anaheim Hills up & over Serrano. ...

Sat. through Anaheim Hills up & over Serrano. Sun. Brea Cyn/Pathfinder/Fullerton Rd./East-West loop. Clear & sunny on Sunday.
West
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 21,594
Posted By 2seven0

As with just about any manufactured product there...

As with just about any manufactured product there can be a big difference between "inexpensive" and "cheap".
Disclaimer: Don't own any Rapha gear and am completely neutral on them.
West
07-23-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By 2seven0

Best wishes for a speedy recovery hope you get...

Best wishes for a speedy recovery hope you get back on the bike soon.
West
P.S. "The bike is fine it landed on me." LOL!
07-13-20, 06:56 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Spent our anniversary weekend Fri. & Sat. in Big...

Spent our anniversary weekend Fri. & Sat. in Big Bear riding all over hill & dale. Beautiful weather both days! Heard it was a bit warm down here in the flatlands.
West
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