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Visiting CA - San Francisco & LA

Old 02-16-10, 04:12 PM
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Visiting CA - San Francisco & LA

Hey I am planning on taking my bike away from all this winter here in Pittsburgh and getting to ride in the sunshine a little early.

My trip's sposed to be March 2-8. I'll be in SF first then LA for the weekend.
Anything going on those times/places?
anyone want to ride?
shows?
I haven't been to CA since I lived there in 03-04. what's new?
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Old 02-16-10, 04:33 PM
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It's still the best state for the time being. Better have fun before it completely goes to hell.
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Old 02-16-10, 09:04 PM
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You can find local rides on LAFixed.com or SFFixed.

What's new? The 405 flows super smoothly now, especially during rush hour. --- --- --- --- --- OK, not really.
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Old 02-16-10, 09:30 PM
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not bike related, but philipes in la is one of the best damn sandwich places i've ever been too.
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Old 02-16-10, 10:04 PM
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Oh man, if you want a great sandwich you should check out Ike's in Mission/Castro. Also you should visit Montano Velo in Oakland. Citizen Chain seemed pretty rad for some funky used parts but BoxDog was a pretty big letdown.
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Old 02-16-10, 10:13 PM
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boxdogs had more used parts for sale in the past. i guess hype caught on and people went crazy over there.

pedal revolution in mission is pretty cool, nice/friendly people too.
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I hate California.
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Old 02-16-10, 11:22 PM
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well for one, there is a hell of a lot of construction going on in the East Bay since they are widening the highways going into the central valley and towards LA.

Haha.

The state is going to the dumps since we keep on adding projects to the to-do list when we are still about $50B in DEBT.

It doesnt make sense to me. But other than that, CA is still a wonderful state.
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Old 02-16-10, 11:35 PM
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Originally Posted by ph4nt0mf1ng3rs View Post
well for one, there is a hell of a lot of construction going on in the East Bay since they are widening the highways going into the central valley and towards LA.

Haha.

The state is going to the dumps since we keep on adding projects to the to-do list when we are still about $50B in DEBT.

It doesnt make sense to me. But other than that, CA is still a wonderful state.
Well, it goes back to property taxes, as far as I can tell. I guess it's a matter for the Bike Forums Politics Forum though.
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Old 02-17-10, 12:26 AM
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here's some stuff for the weekend in LA, doesn't seem like too much is posted though, but it may change as time passes https://midnightridazz.com/events.php?pgnum=4
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california is laaaame...

just throwing that out there
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Avoid west and east Oakland at all costs you might get your bike and life stolen.
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Avoid west and east Oakland at all costs you might get your bike and life stolen.
Also avoid Richmond the CITY, not the borough of SF, avoid Vallejo (certain parts). If you go to vallejo, check out the scraper bike movement.
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