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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-11-18, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 546,263
Posted By robncircus

Just picked up a Dahon Speed Uno. I'm tired of LA...

Just picked up a Dahon Speed Uno. I'm tired of LA traffic so I'm going to take a train 2X per week and commute the 3 miles each way to my office from the train station. I've already replaced the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 397,148
Posted By robncircus

My Spooky Skeletor. ...

My Spooky Skeletor.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4712/40572796032_70d9358045_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24PhbJ5)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/24PhbJ5) by Rob Clouthier...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,539
Posted By robncircus

I use this as well. Never had any issues with it....

I use this as well. Never had any issues with it. Easy on, easy off, decent battery life, can be recharged easily, and can be mounted anywhere on the bike (for example, I mount mine on the non-drive...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-17, 07:46 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,045
Posted By robncircus

I have a Spooky Skeletor and I love it. They...

I have a Spooky Skeletor and I love it. They don't make this model anymore but they make others.

In the past I had a custom Tsunami (small builder from AZ). Also a great bike. Mine was stolen...
09-05-17, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,899
Posted By robncircus

I heard about this group from someone else. I'm...

I heard about this group from someone else. I'm going to try and make one of the rides at some point.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,032
Posted By robncircus

I also had a Tsunami custom a few years ago. I...

I also had a Tsunami custom a few years ago. I got mine with an edge fish as well. Great frame and I think it was something like $600 for the custom geometry. Unfortunately mine was stolen about 8...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,787
Posted By robncircus

I've had these since the fall of 2012. Still...

I've had these since the fall of 2012. Still using them and love them dearly. Good fit, super light, and the laces make them have no hot spots.
...
05-24-17, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,899
Posted By robncircus

I'm fine with hills. Having ridden in LA for 10...

I'm fine with hills. Having ridden in LA for 10 years now they don't bother me. I'm just unclear of what roads are bike friendly vs. which ones are "off limits" and require the MUP. I plan to join a...
05-22-17, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,899
Posted By robncircus

New to the Santa Clarita area

Hi there


Long time member of the forums. I've recently moved to Santa Clarita from Winnetka (and previously Santa Monica by way of Burbank). I'm new to the SCV, and was looking for suggestions...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,908
Posted By robncircus

From last week. Not a paved road but a road...

From last week. Not a paved road but a road nonetheless.


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 146,837
Posted By robncircus

This was my first "real" road bike. Loved this...

This was my first "real" road bike. Loved this bike and if my Spooky ever dies I'll be back on the Giant train.
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,398
Posted By robncircus

It's a total hodgepodge of parts but I love it...

It's a total hodgepodge of parts but I love it as-is.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/robncircus/Biking/791D2024-7D35-4E32-9BC1-5AC43C0E2429_zpsahu89x6h.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-16, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,908
Posted By robncircus

Annual Mt. Baldy trip last weekend. ...

Annual Mt. Baldy trip last weekend.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/robncircus/IMG_5899_zpsx5xuhhh9.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/robncircus/media/IMG_5899_zpsx5xuhhh9.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By robncircus

Not road but I'm on a bicycle! ...

Not road but I'm on a bicycle!

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,303
Posted By robncircus

Not sure if he is still making bikes but I had a...

Not sure if he is still making bikes but I had a Tsunami and it was awesome. Full custom frames for under $1k.

Tsunami Bikes (http://tsunamibikes.com/wordpress1/)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,271
Posted By robncircus

My nugget was born in August. Prior to that I was...

My nugget was born in August. Prior to that I was lucky to get maybe 3 days/week. Now I'm at 1 if I'm lucky. I thought about getting a jumper for the garage so I could just use the trainer when I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-15, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,252
Posted By robncircus

Serfas Seca RS. I've used these for training and...

Serfas Seca RS. I've used these for training and racing in the past and they have been great.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,187
Posted By robncircus

I had a set of Pearl Izumi ones until a crash...

I had a set of Pearl Izumi ones until a crash retired them after about 13 years of service.

Now I have these: Arm Warmers - Pissei (http://www.pissei.com/product/arm-warmers/)

They are...
Forum: Foo
09-24-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

The good news is $500 is a great budget for...

The good news is $500 is a great budget for watches in the "affordable" spectrum. So many unique choices offered by the micro brands.

Not sure of this is considered exceptional but certainly one...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 434,518
Posted By robncircus

Man this thread is tough haha. I agree with all...

Man this thread is tough haha. I agree with all of you on the shifters - hopefully a drivetrain upgrade is in my near future.

Cheers

Rob
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 434,518
Posted By robncircus

Posted in the other hot or not thread as well. ...

Posted in the other hot or not thread as well.

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Forum: Foo
09-22-15, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

Thought I'd share pictures of my newest...

Thought I'd share pictures of my newest acquisition - Seiko Sarb 065 "Cocktail Time". Really enjoying it.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26,478
Views: 16,203,777
Posted By robncircus

Not sure. Just got the wheels recently as I was...

Not sure. Just got the wheels recently as I was quickly approaching the weight limit on my Williams System 19s ha. I'd guess in the 15 range but I'll have to double check.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26,478
Views: 16,203,777
Posted By robncircus

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/robncircus/...

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,299
Posted By robncircus

New tires on the Skeletor. ...

New tires on the Skeletor.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,908
Posted By robncircus

A few from the past few months. Stunt Road ...

A few from the past few months.

Stunt Road
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,573
Posted By robncircus

If $1000 is your frameset budget, you could...

If $1000 is your frameset budget, you could easily go the custom route. I had a Tsunami that I loved before it got stolen:

Tsunami Bikes (http://tsunamibikes.com/wordpress1/)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 21,587
Posted By robncircus

Spooky is a northeast based company. I think they...

Spooky is a northeast based company. I think they started with mountain bikes in the 90s. I knew of them as they were into the hardcore music scene at the time. I actually had a Spooky bikes east...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18,536
Views: 3,650,317
Posted By robncircus

Bought this US Release Hunter Brothers kit. Can't...

Bought this US Release Hunter Brothers kit. Can't wait for it to get here.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 08:03 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 21,587
Posted By robncircus

I've owned all 3 of these bike. Spooky and...

I've owned all 3 of these bike. Spooky and Tsunami are both Made in in America which I think is pretty cool. I've seen 1 other Spooky in the wild in So Cal, 1 Tsunami, and I've never seen another Van...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-15, 08:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,136
Posted By robncircus

Right around 15lbs as-is on my build. This is a...

Right around 15lbs as-is on my build. This is a truly terrible picture though.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/robncircus/Biking/80C1993F-743F-4EA9-B1A2-39DDB76C6B96_zps0d8ed9a7.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,299
Posted By robncircus

Voted hot from a fellow Skeletor owner!

Voted hot from a fellow Skeletor owner!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By robncircus

Really enjoying this one. ...

Really enjoying this one.

http://www.pactimo.com/shop/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/t/h/the_goldman_tweed_112270_men_s_ascent_jersey_front.png
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By robncircus

I walked about 3 miles in road shoes once....

I walked about 3 miles in road shoes once. Sucked, but it's doable.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By robncircus

I have these in silver and they are awesome....

I have these in silver and they are awesome. Light, stiff, and the laces even distribute pressure on the foot. Only downside is you can't really adjust them on the fly if you're one of those people...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-15, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,524
Posted By robncircus

Old old mode: ...

Old old mode:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/robncircus/IMAG0366-1-1.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/robncircus/media/IMAG0366-1-1.jpg.html)
Old mode:...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,299
Posted By robncircus

Man I love this thread. I need to come back here...

Man I love this thread. I need to come back here more often. I think I'd get more hots with a slammed stem and black tires. I've done well in the past with that bike when I had deep wheels and white...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,299
Posted By robncircus

Haven't posted the Spooky in a while. Newer...

Haven't posted the Spooky in a while. Newer wheels and tires since last time.

Cheers!
...
07-16-14, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By robncircus

This looks interesting thanks! Thanks...

This looks interesting thanks!



Thanks I'll check that out!
07-14-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By robncircus

Seeking Route Guidance - Woodland Hills area to Glendale (Glenoaks/Brand area)

Hi there

I don't pop in here much but when I do it's because I'm clueless. I live in the Valley - Woodland Hills area. My offices are in Glendale. Looking for the best route to get from home to...
Forum: Southwest
02-10-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,413
Posted By robncircus

Rides in Henderson

Hi

I'll be in Vegas this week for work and will naturally have the road bike with me. I'm looking for 25ish mile rides originating from the Henderson area, either group rides or just good solo...
Forum: Foo
12-24-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

Thought some of you may like this one that came...

Thought some of you may like this one that came in today:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/robncircus/IMG_20131224_164146640_zpsvxqfpqkl.jpg...
Forum: Foo
11-15-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

Received my SARB 017 this week. Liking it so far....

Received my SARB 017 this week. Liking it so far.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/robncircus/IMAG1456-1-1_zps03ba3de8.jpg...
Forum: Foo
09-23-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

Picked this up last night. Green sapphire...

Picked this up last night. Green sapphire Mulgauss. My grail watch.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/robncircus/IMAG1350_zpsa5daada7.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-06-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

Fair enough :) . You have put together a very...

Fair enough :) . You have put together a very well thought out collection. Good work!
Forum: Foo
08-06-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

Beautiful collection. Love the UN and PP. What do...

Beautiful collection. Love the UN and PP. What do you do for a living if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Foo
08-02-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

Helson finally came in! Loving it! ...

Helson finally came in!

Loving it!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/robncircus/IMAG1164-1_zpsb83c95db.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/robncircus/media/IMAG1164-1_zpsb83c95db.jpg.html)
Forum: Foo
08-01-13, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

Top one comes with rubber and mesh. Not sure on...

Top one comes with rubber and mesh. Not sure on the gauge although I suspect just rubber. You can always buy a SS band aftermarket if you really wanted to.



They do make some great watches....
Forum: Foo
07-30-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,432
Posted By robncircus

Orderd this yesterday for my vacation to HI. Nice...

Orderd this yesterday for my vacation to HI. Nice FF homage:

http://www.helsonwatch.com/resources/Skindiver%202%20C3%20no%20date.jpg.opt409x492o0%2C0s409x492.jpg

I REALLY wanted this, but I...
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