Category Archives: cycling

So This is What Winter Is Like

We haven’t had a whole lot of rain, and even when we did, it was just wet, and not really too cold. Recently, we had some cold fronts from Alaska, bringing in cold temps. It did rain, and it brought … Continue reading

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Yes, I Still Ride my Triple

You don’t find many LBS carrying triple chainrings, with the thought that a compact double has the gearing enough for any rides. Well, for the Bay Area, that may be fine for fit racers, but for us average weekend riders, … Continue reading

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Another Year, and More Time to Reflect

Another year has gone by, and it is one frankly, I would like to just move on.  However, it does make me think about everything I do, what I enjoy, etc … As we get older, me, and my family … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2018

I must be getting old, or my priorities are more clear. Yeah, I know, a lot of people want to socialize, party, to celebrate this past year, and ring in the new, but I haven’t felt that need. Instead, I’d … Continue reading

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First Time up Cloud Burst Summit

Ever since I left Southern California, about 19 years ago, I would keep visiting LA and actually doing more climbing than when I used to live in LA. Yes, I’ve done all the epic climbs Mt. Baldy GMR/GRR Mt. Wilson … Continue reading

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Time to Revisit Crystal Lake

It’s time to visit Southern California again, but this weekend, most of my buddies are out doing Solvang Autumn Double. I’m not in double shape at all, so that is out of the question for me. My friend Rick was … Continue reading

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Changing a Flat Can Be Such a B***ch

I love my Williams wheels, but changing a flat on this can be such a b**ch.  Normally, when changing a flat, you should be able to get any tire iron in, to pry off the tire, so you can get … Continue reading

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