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06-17-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ooga-booga

stage four...looks like yet another stage for the...

stage four...looks like yet another stage for the hard men aka classics bros. could be sagan again. could be matthews or *gasp* even vivi. gonna ride with gva to break a little dry spell.
06-17-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ooga-booga

“the case of the missing italian...

“the case of the missing italian sprinter”...paging frank/joe & nancy.
06-17-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ooga-booga

i got 4smoked. that leaders jersey wasn’t even...

i got 4smoked. that leaders jersey wasn’t even warm. i like that mix of sprinters/classics guys ya got.
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By ooga-booga

sounds like a beautiful tour. can't believe all...

sounds like a beautiful tour. can't believe all the campsites at gbnp are gonzo...it's like the least visited national park in the lower 48.
hope you brought the bike to ride at least a little of...
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By ooga-booga

love it or leave it. you can find nearly anything...

love it or leave it. you can find nearly anything you want there. is it simultaneously maddening and seductive? yes.
does the city have major issues? yes. is it difficult to match/beat the food and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,322
Posted By ooga-booga

i wouldn't worry too much about it. workplace...

i wouldn't worry too much about it. workplace hygiene levels aren't as strict/disqualifying as they should be. now if there's someone you're trying to impress at work, that's a different story.
06-17-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ooga-booga

stage three... sprinters with a little bit of...

stage three... sprinters with a little bit of classics punch with that slight uphill finish. would love to pick matthews but will pick sagan ftw.
06-17-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

a little late to coronate the dauphine king...the...

a little late to coronate the dauphine king...the crown goes to slcbob and team X Merckx the Spot. nailed 4 of the top 9 riders
with significant contributions from others. very well played. a small...
06-16-19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 33,855
Posted By ooga-booga

a modern times (san diego) "ice"...

a modern times (san diego) "ice" pilsner.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 02:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,322
Posted By ooga-booga

love a good rain ride when the temps are...

love a good rain ride when the temps are mid-seventies or higher. drop the tire pressure a little bit, wear my worse (but visible) kit,
watch out for the thick white road striping paint, metal...
06-16-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

stage eight...i like any of the troika of martin,...

stage eight...i like any of the troika of martin, yates or pinot to win but i think fuglsang does enough to win the overall.
06-16-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ooga-booga

stage two prediction...as much as the stage lines...

stage two prediction...as much as the stage lines up for the classics-style guys (viviani, sagan, benoot, gva, etc), going with albasini ftw.
06-15-19, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ooga-booga

he won the first stage last year...and he's a...

he won the first stage last year...and he's a favorite again...going with kung with a stage one win.
06-15-19, 02:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

stage seven horrible prediction...thinking pinot...

stage seven horrible prediction...thinking pinot or quintana. quintana ftw.
06-14-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,648
Posted By ooga-booga

this. multiple people at work had difficulty...

this. multiple people at work had difficulty imagining i wasn't racing the amgen toc (i have zero illusions personally) and it was difficult to explain that i rode 20+ miles up to
catch the race....
06-14-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,648
Posted By ooga-booga

yes. i have let it drop at work that i am an...

yes. i have let it drop at work that i am an active cyclist and i like to get around town/regionally to keep tabs on what's happening. coworkers see my crazy farmer tan and will ask me if i've ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,857
Posted By ooga-booga

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1980x2000/e197fd27_25af_4608_9803_bd8aa900ef81_431ea120e016b448cccaf81e68e3957147045758.jpeg

angeles crest hwy (ach)/ca hwy 2 east of dawson...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,857
Posted By ooga-booga

sweet. the picture quality isn't the greatest...

sweet. the picture quality isn't the greatest (looks like one of mine), and it still looks amazing. don't be shy tho. keep the pics coming.
06-14-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

actually, imma agreeing with slcbob. looks to be...

actually, imma agreeing with slcbob. looks to be a great classics-styled stage.
so kwk, julian, gilbert/stybar, ebh, wout wout (what can't he do?!), lutsenko, et al in the running.
methinks kwk...
06-14-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ooga-booga

taco...i saw that and thought best cycling name...

taco...i saw that and thought best cycling name since lars boom.
06-13-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ooga-booga

Fantasy Tour de Suisse + general TdS discussion

yah...it’s that back to back, one-two combo of the dauphine and the tour de suisse. some awesome riders participating in the tour de suisse: sagan, matthews, viviani, dennis, thomas, bernal, carthy,...
06-12-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

the overall consensus is that stage five will be...

the overall consensus is that stage five will be a sprint finish and i'll take a bennett win if it comes but thinking alaphilippe ftw...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,857
Posted By ooga-booga

yellowstone np?

yellowstone np?
06-12-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,539
Posted By ooga-booga

recovery ride from yesterday's mountain-fest. a...

recovery ride from yesterday's mountain-fest. a flattish 51 miles around metro san diego and dropping down to imperial beach,
up the silver strand to coronado, then the ferry back across to metro sd...
06-12-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By ooga-booga

the post office fountain is in the shade under...

the post office fountain is in the shade under the tree in front of the post office. it’s almost impossible to spot it riding past unless someone is filling up at the time.
06-12-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By ooga-booga

agreed. granted, it probably saved them multiple...

agreed. granted, it probably saved them multiple people tromping in daily in search of but it’s still a great addition. i have never actually stopped there to grub but after i saw that, i will next...
06-12-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By ooga-booga

wow...turned off/out. they recently installed...

wow...turned off/out. they recently installed (überkudos btw) a water bottle refueling station on the outside wall of the restaurant which i used in march. have usually used the water source across...
06-12-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

slcbob is killing it so far.

slcbob is killing it so far.
06-12-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

my predictions are just horrible whilst slcbob’s...

my predictions are just horrible whilst slcbob’s are...bone crushing. too soon?

van aert. van wow.
06-11-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

blaming aso-again.

blaming aso-again.
06-11-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

i'm not smart enuff to do the math so this'll be...

i'm not smart enuff to do the math so this'll be stage results. my faves (inpo) for stage four: dumou, kiryienka, froomie, richie and (my boy) tejay. oh boy.
dumou and kiryienka had had health...
06-11-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

^pm me. just kidding. no, i'm not. anything to...

^pm me. just kidding. no, i'm not. anything to keep slcbob off the podium...it takes a village.
06-11-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,539
Posted By ooga-booga

looking to beat the heat and get high, got out of...

looking to beat the heat and get high, got out of town and met up with fellow socal forumite Tycho Brahe at crystal lake.
dropped down from the store (only day closed? tuesdays of course), hung a...
06-10-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,193
Posted By ooga-booga

yes. so many rides up there for all types of...

yes. so many rides up there for all types of riders.

Rides - SLOBC (http://www.slobc.org/rides/index.html)

it is probably the best area of california for cycling. granted, it's a big area...
06-10-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,539
Posted By ooga-booga

woke up early (for me) but literally laid around...

woke up early (for me) but literally laid around for two hours until i got slightly motivated. left the house around 12:15pm, rode thru balboa park and old town.
grabbed a coaster ticket but had 45...
06-10-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

and yah...stage three-bennett. second? colbrelli....

and yah...stage three-bennett. second? colbrelli. boy, would slcbob be pleased.
06-10-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

was it the dauphine last year or the year before...

was it the dauphine last year or the year before that I was dfl? not just in our little league but in the entire competition. that took talent. i only selected riders in the 8-12 points range as an...
06-10-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

was stoked to see fuglsang get that high placing...

was stoked to see fuglsang get that high placing today, then realized about 2 seconds later that we all have fuglsang so it didn’t matter. haha.
06-10-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,429
Posted By ooga-booga

i can only begin to imagine the fighting for your...

i can only begin to imagine the fighting for your back wheel at those critical moments for the town line sprints.
06-10-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

not even a decent one-two combo, flurry of jabs...

not even a decent one-two combo, flurry of jabs or an uppercut...bou-bou is bye-bye. oh, such a love/hate relation with the whole two sprinter approach. hopefully, he’s saving his best behavior for...
06-10-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

richie is solidly in the talansky, tejay, aru and...

richie is solidly in the talansky, tejay, aru and menchov pantheon currently. nairo needs to bring it-hard-this year or he'll
fit right in to this exclusive company. landa the panda pulled himself...
06-10-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

ebh had been awfully awfully quiet until yday....

ebh had been awfully awfully quiet until yday. glad to see he's still got it. came on initially like a hurricane and kinda went
roll another number for the road (sorry, neil y.) for the last few...
06-10-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,193
Posted By ooga-booga

wut. someone's feelin it...

wut. someone's feelin it...
06-10-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,664
Posted By ooga-booga

awesome! it was (finally) gorgeous today.

awesome! it was (finally) gorgeous today.
06-10-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By ooga-booga

it's on a thursday. game and willing but will...

it's on a thursday. game and willing but will need to start at 6:30am or before from
glendora high or the base of gmr as i gotta work and be back to the car by 11am at the latest.
no lifts for me.
06-10-19, 02:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

stage two-pretty much the same guesses as stage...

stage two-pretty much the same guesses as stage one but nigel turns it up to eleven with this classics-styled stage.
picking alaphilippe as he along with gilbert and stybar are a formidable trio but...
06-09-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

*shrugs* a high-level security breach to be sure.

*shrugs* a high-level security breach to be sure.
06-09-19, 04:04 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 33,855
Posted By ooga-booga

^ had a heady topper tonight but poured it into a...

^ had a heady topper tonight but poured it into a glass as it's a beautiful beer (heresy, i know). it doesn't suck. i think they also make focal banger which is fab as well.

iniskillin makes some...
Forum: Foo
06-09-19, 03:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By ooga-booga

i notice more reefer aromas riding thru metro san...

i notice more reefer aromas riding thru metro san diego/oc/la (usually when stopped at lights or riding along the waterfront/beach/bike paths) than i do in the relative boonies.
06-09-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By ooga-booga

who's the rider not on your team that you'd pick...

who's the rider not on your team that you'd pick to win the dauphine? i'm going with bardet.
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