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    what's rideable this weekend?

    other than sierra azul.

    sc/wilder?
    demo?

    not sure what to make of the forecasts or how much rain is expected.

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    Kennedy! Road ride!

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    Hope doesn't rain to much Saturday-

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    other than sierra azul.

    sc/wilder?
    demo?

    not sure what to make of the forecasts or how much rain is expected.
    also subscribed to this thread, was hoping to ride demo on sat AM, but the various forecasts are conflicting.

    north bay (santa rosa/annadel), indicates rain on and off throughout the weekend into next week as multiple fronts move thru, but south bay (san jose) just has rain on fri, but overcast on sat and sun (if its not too heavy, it might make for good conditions at demo?)
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    They were grading Hihn's Mill between Braille and Sulphur Springs yesterday, so if it does rain, be ready for some softer-than-normal fire roads at Demo. Also the recent work on Sulphur may get sloppy if it rains much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nelson34 View Post
    Road ride!
    Wet road is bad, slippery on paint (road lines, limit lines, etc.). Not going to even bother.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    Wet road is bad, slippery on paint (road lines, limit lines, etc.). Not going to even bother.
    And hurts more than mud.

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    You can't really tell. Just stick your tongue out of the window on saturday morning and make the call.

    The data point is all trails right now are absolutely perfect. None are waterlogged yet.

    So the critical part is how much rain has actually fallen in the last 48 hours before you ride. Inches matter. Tenths of an inch are a joke. Then understand that it's a Northern storm so the more south you go, the less rain you get.

    So I suspect all the usual jaunts will be good except for the sticky trail and skyline blvd trails. Kennedy and Ord are always there when it's pouring inches.

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    Isn't everyone practicing hauling turkeys up Kennedy anyway?

    Or if you're Kramer, working on a 10/20 record.
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    stationary bike or elliptical!

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    If it ends up being >~1" of rain ill be hitting up st joes and doin laps! Or running. Or maybe going for a hike in the rain. Or a cross race. Or a road ride.

    If its just little bits here and there... Ill be out somewhere on dirt!

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    Looks like total accumulation ~ 1" by Sunday morning in the East Bay. Sunday should be fairly dry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rho View Post
    If it ends up being >~1" of rain ill be hitting up st joes and doin laps! Or running. Or maybe going for a hike in the rain. Or a cross race. Or a road ride.

    If its just little bits here and there... Ill be out somewhere on dirt!

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    This. St joes is always ridable after heavy rain. Most usually...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cohenfive View Post
    stationary bike or elliptical!
    God just killed a kitten because you mentioned such things.

    I was going to go to a BMX flatland Jam in Santa Roas this weekend, but I think that thing is going to get rained out. I was looking forward to it, too.

    Oh, well. If all looks good, I'm going to be goofing off and testing my new-to-me 150mm Revelation fork.

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    I rode Demo today and ALL fireroads were graded including a reGrade of Sulfer (another round beyond the first one last week). If it rains, it will be really muddy as there are loose/dust bowl spots everywhere. I ran into Ed on my way out and he says we should not ride Demo this weekend if it rains...if you do, it will probably suck. Just sayin'
    I'm not sure how this works.

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    If the BMX thing falls through, I'm going to edit my last riding footage. That's just like actually riding, from my desk, drinking cold coffee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    If the BMX thing falls through, I'm going to edit my last riding footage. That's just like actually riding, from my desk, drinking cold coffee.
    If it rains decently and St Joes becomes a viable option, you in for some loops?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rho View Post
    If it rains decently and St Joes becomes a viable option, you in for some loops?
    I'm probably going to ride Kennedy in that case. Got the single speed set up, and going to suffer up it. Shooting for 3+ hours, 32x18 pain....maybe I should set it up for 32x20 instead.

    St. Joe's might be more enjoyable though, since it's not as steep or extended.

    It would be nice if there were an indoor pump track....

    Still hoping for no rain and the weather people are all on crack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    I'm probably going to ride Kennedy in that case. Got the single speed set up, and going to suffer up it. Shooting for 3+ hours, 32x18 pain....maybe I should set it up for 32x20 instead.

    St. Joe's might be more enjoyable though, since it's not as steep or extended.

    It would be nice if there were an indoor pump track....

    Still hoping for no rain and the weather people are all on crack.
    Is this your first time up Kennedy on SS? Is the bike 29 or 26 with that gearing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    I'm probably going to ride Kennedy in that case. Got the single speed set up, and going to suffer up it. Shooting for 3+ hours, 32x18 pain....maybe I should set it up for 32x20 instead.
    It's been a while, but I found Kennedy pretty tough with 32x19 on a 26er. I think 20 or 21 is just right for Kennedy. 18 or 19 is perfect for Joe's, Saratoga Gap and everything else around here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rensho View Post
    Is this your first time up Kennedy on SS? Is the bike 29 or 26 with that gearing?
    Yes, 26. I actually don't use SS much at all. Had it for a bit last year, but was still n00b then and was riding Arastradero. Less n00b now, but I can't middle ring Kennedy at all. I figure the best way is to just do it and eventually I will. I'd probably turn around after the tree...or shatter a knee trying.

    Quote Originally Posted by mboldt View Post
    It's been a while, but I found Kennedy pretty tough with 32x19 on a 26er. I think 20 or 21 is just right for Kennedy. 18 or 19 is perfect for Joe's, Saratoga Gap and everything else around here.
    thanks for the advice, I'll go set up a 32x20. I need a better tensioner so I can swap to the smaller cogs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    I'm probably going to ride Kennedy in that case. Got the single speed set up, and going to suffer up it. Shooting for 3+ hours, 32x18 pain....maybe I should set it up for 32x20 instead.

    St. Joe's might be more enjoyable though, since it's not as steep or extended.

    It would be nice if there were an indoor pump track....

    Still hoping for no rain and the weather people are all on crack.
    but loops! and there are the two 1/8th of a mile single track sections. hah!
    Its boring, but its riding and its not that stupid fire road. I'll take it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rho View Post
    If it rains decently and St Joes becomes a viable option, you in for some loops?
    Only if we're gonna be rolling skinny tires, cantilever brakes and loopy handlebars with tape on them

    If not, I got my PR breaking 1986 Rockhopper. IDK what the hell is going with that bike, but it has become a viable contender. Ooh, I may need to replace those plastic rocksTektro passes off as brake pads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    Yes, 26. I actually don't use SS much at all. Had it for a bit last year, but was still n00b then and was riding Arastradero. Less n00b now, but I can't middle ring Kennedy at all. I figure the best way is to just do it and eventually I will. I'd probably turn around after the tree...or shatter a knee trying.



    thanks for the advice, I'll go set up a 32x20. I need a better tensioner so I can swap to the smaller cogs.
    Kennedy is a mental crusher on SS. Just go with that thought, and if it is a hair better, sweet. It gets better after a couple times, but then you go faster and the pain comes back 2x.

    Gap is awesome on SS.


    Looks like SC mtns is due to get 2+" of rain by Sunday end. Hmmm, looks like it may be a wee bit wet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    Only if we're gonna be rolling skinny tires, cantilever brakes and loopy handlebars with tape on them

    If not, I got my PR breaking 1986 Rockhopper. IDK what the hell is going with that bike, but it has become a viable contender. Ooh, I may need to replace those plastic rocksTektro passes off as brake pads.
    I can be easily convinced to take the cross bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by locoyokel View Post
    They were grading Hihn's Mill between Braille and Sulphur Springs yesterday, so if it does rain, be ready for some softer-than-normal fire roads at Demo. Also the recent work on Sulphur may get sloppy if it rains much.


    I was hoping to sneak out to Demo mid-morning tomorrow for a quick loop. Totally forgot about this rain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    ...I'll go set up a 32x20. I need a better tensioner so I can swap to the smaller cogs.
    I'd definitely go 32x20 or higher on Kennedy. I typically will swap out to 32x22 on my 29er if I am going to climb Kennedy and Powerpoles SS... especially in the mud. IMO, Kennedy is a crusher on SS in any gear though.
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    PS - Hoping/planning to hit up Skeggs this afternoon if the rain holds off long enough. I'll have to keep an eye on the rainfall map for that area today. I'll probably try to get in a SS Kennedy ride this weekend if we get too much rain for the singletrack.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gddyap View Post
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    yea baby. there will be mud. i don't think there was a mud race last season b/w CCCX, SC, and BASP.

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    so far, this rain is a dud. 0.00 inches in san jose with no rain in sight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    so far, this rain is a dud. 0.00 inches in san jose with no rain in sight.

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    it was raining nice and steady in santa cruz when i left this morning. also raining down here in salinas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jct View Post
    it was raining nice and steady in santa cruz when i left this morning. also raining down here in salinas.
    Yeah, the rain went south and completely missed the south bay.

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    IAH: meet me at Kennedy at 9:00. Low key Hillclimb tomorrow, I'm shooting for a sub-40 to the top. Where is AR, I figured he'd be all up in this thread telling us about the awesomeness that is Kennedy.

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    Francois can you post the link to the weather site you use. I can't find it. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by ask View Post
    PS - Hoping/planning to hit up Skeggs this afternoon if the rain holds off long enough. I'll have to keep an eye on the rainfall map for that area today. I'll probably try to get in a SS Kennedy ride this weekend if we get too much rain for the singletrack.
    What time you planning on rolling from Skeggs? If you want company, I'm in.
    I'm not sure how this works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squashyo View Post
    What time you planning on rolling from Skeggs? If you want company, I'm in.
    I was planning to email you once I got a chance to see what the weather was doing. I am shooting to leave Palo Alto / office ~2pm. Probably take 20 minutes to get up there. I could be convinced to leave earlier though if that is better for you / weather.

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    ya know it starts getting dark now around 4pm in the woods...can we make it earlier?
    I'm not sure how this works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    Yes, 26. I actually don't use SS much at all. Had it for a bit last year, but was still n00b then and was riding Arastradero. Less n00b now, but I can't middle ring Kennedy at all. I figure the best way is to just do it and eventually I will. I'd probably turn around after the tree...or shatter a knee trying.



    thanks for the advice, I'll go set up a 32x20. I need a better tensioner so I can swap to the smaller cogs.
    If you have a 21t or 22t I would use those. I use 21t and find that you can do a bit more spinning and a bit less standing ,but it is still very tough. 22t IMO is where you should start. I am running 22t for the challenge season and it allows me to clean almost everything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by squashyo View Post
    ya know it starts getting dark now around 4pm in the woods...can we make it earlier?
    4... wow, that is early. Yes, lets go earlier. I can leave here (downtown Palo Alto) at noon. Roll out from the lot at 12:40 or so... that work for you? That gives enough time for a good 2.5+ hour ride @ Skeggs. Might even beat some of the traffic home on 280S.
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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    so far, this rain is a dud. 0.00 inches in san jose with no rain in sight.

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    FC - you interested in testing that Scott 720 @ Skeggs this afternoon? Dirt should be pretty good if it doesn't rain more today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Froride1 View Post
    IAH: meet me at Kennedy at 9:00. Low key Hillclimb tomorrow, I'm shooting for a sub-40 to the top. Where is AR, I figured he'd be all up in this thread telling us about the awesomeness that is Kennedy.
    I'm riding in santa cruz. BS rain, weather people with their build up. No rain so far, or very little where I'm going to be. < 0.1" so far.

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    If you have a 21t or 22t I would use those. I use 21t and find that you can do a bit more spinning and a bit less standing ,but it is still very tough. 22t IMO is where you should start. I am running 22t for the challenge season and it allows me to clean almost everything.
    Hmm, I got the Performance Bike kit, it only has a 16, 18, and 20. I could move to a granny front and the 16 or 18 rear. But, you know what, I don't care. I'll mash it and stop to rest a bit, and repeat. That is the SS way, from what I understand. It'll likely take me 3-4 hours to make it to the top, but who cares. If I enjoy SS, I might get some BMX cranks with their wondrous selection of rings and easy chainline adjustment.

    Don't you have a 29er? I'm running a 26.

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    Welp, I was going to go ride but it just got mighty dark in LG and now the rains are coming down pretty good. That new James Bond flick looks promising all of a sudden.
    I'm not sure how this works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    I'm riding in santa cruz. BS rain, weather people with their build up. No rain so far, or very little where I'm going to be. < 0.1" so far.
    Mate!! Don't know where you're planning to be in SC. This morning was ok, but now it's pouring pretty steadily here in Felton. It is in fact a good weekend for places that are sandy/sandstoney/drain well. Ft. Ord, Big Basin, Butano, that kind of thing. Wilder will most likely shut down the trails as usual.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shredchic View Post
    Mate!! Don't know where you're planning to be in SC. This morning was ok, but now it's pouring pretty steadily here in Felton. It is in fact a good weekend for places that are sandy/sandstoney/drain well. Ft. Ord, Big Basin, Butano, that kind of thing. Wilder will most likely shut down the trails as usual.
    Oh well.

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    Here is my backyard as of noon today - what's rideable this weekend?-imageuploadedbytapatalk1353097484.473745.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by abeckstead View Post
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    Oat hill mine looks nice. I take it that it holds up to rain well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ask View Post
    FC - you interested in testing that Scott 720 @ Skeggs this afternoon? Dirt should be pretty good if it doesn't rain more today.
    I'm going to Waterdog with Gregg. That Scott 650b has a longer wheelbase than the Epic 29er!

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    I'm going to Waterdog with Gregg. That Scott 650b has a longer wheelbase than the Epic 29er!

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    Is this a weight weenie xc hardtail or is it some sort of AM/FR sled?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    Is this a weight weenie xc hardtail or is it some sort of AM/FR sled?
    AM bike. 650b hardtails are a waste of time.

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    Kennedy lunch run to the tree

    Started to get some rain at lunch time today. what's rideable this weekend?-1116121247b.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    AM bike. 650b hardtails are a waste of time.

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    Holy crap, that's hot!

    Quote Originally Posted by ancient rascal View Post
    Started to get some rain at lunch time today.
    It looks wet out there. I guess I should take off my semi-slicks and put some knobs on.

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    Oh so now its pouring

    And no chance of rain less then 50% until Sunday night.

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    Yeeep. Looks like I'll be doing laps at St Joes tomorrow instead of going somewhere more interesting.

    Santa Clara County rainfall totalls:
    CNRFC - Hydrology - Observed Precipitation - Past 24 Hours - Santa Clara County

    Santa Cruz County rainfall totals:
    CNRFC - Hydrology - Observed Precipitation - Past 24 Hours - Santa Cruz

    SF and San Mateo County rainfall totals:
    CNRFC - Hydrology - Observed Precipitation - Past 24 Hours - San Francisco and San Mateo Counties

    Rest of the bay area:
    National Weather Service - NWS San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area

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    Here. Waterdog this afternoon. It's the Scott 650b filmed with a GoPro Hero3


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    Skeggs Report

    Skeggs was pretty good today. It was mostly dry right up until I pulled into the parking lot... then it poured for 10 minutes, stopped and got dark and foggy.

    The trails ranged from tacky/dry to small puddles with slick roots. Sierra Morena and the trail leading to Blue Blossom and the first half of Blue Blossom were near perfection. Basically all the singletrack with good tree cover that are not in a runoff area was very good. However, the other sections were starting to puddle a bit.

    This weekend looks a little rough. If it rains much more, then I'd give Skeggs a few days to dry out.

    Glad I got out there... I have not had much of a real ride since the Demo 10k. Most of my rides lately have consisted of shuttleing kids to school in the morning...

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    Oat hill mine looks nice. I take it that it holds up to rain well?
    OHM takes rain the best. When things get even to saturated at Rockville, which rarely occurs, I head to Oat Hill.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rho View Post
    Yeeep. Looks like I'll be doing laps at St Joes tomorrow instead of going somewhere more interesting.
    Wanna ride out to St. Joes? Let's meet up and ride out.

    CX required.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    Wanna ride out to St. Joes? Let's meet up and ride out.

    CX required.
    You're on. I don't want to drive to watsonville sunday, so this will have to do.

    What time?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeng View Post
    OHM takes rain the best. When things get even to saturated at Rockville, which rarely occurs, I head to Oat Hill.
    Didn't all the dirt on that trail pretty much wash away decades ago? It's all sand and stone now.
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    Currently pouring. CX with TJ tomorrow: part road, part dirt, good mileage.

    I dusted off my rear fender!

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    Steady showers in South San Jose/Almaden tonight...just stopped. Get-out there early enough tomorrow and you might be able to beat the rangers before they put the signs down. Or, wait a day for true hero dirt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    Currently pouring. CX with TJ tomorrow: part road, part dirt, good mileage.

    I dusted off my rear fender!
    I should have bought 29er wheels for my CX or not converted my rigid to SS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    I should have bought 29er wheels for my CX or not converted my rigid to SS.
    just toss some knobbies on your weight weenie road wheels and RIDE.

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    Ok, I stuck my tongue out the window and it's raining. I looked at the radar map and it says it clear for most of the day today and rain this evening. I looked at the precip map and it says Santa Cruz and north of SF got over an inch. Skyline blvd trails got half an inch and San Jose area got a tenth or so.

    So the smart money says ride St. Joes or Kennedy after lunch.

    Tell your family you miss them and go to breakfast with them or some other expensive stuff like that. I'm to Half Moon Bay with them to get to get some monster crab. Then I'll hit Kennedy after lunch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darich View Post
    Steady showers in South San Jose/Almaden tonight...just stopped. Get-out there early enough tomorrow and you might be able to beat the rangers before they put the signs down. Or, wait a day for true hero dirt.
    Dude, with that much rain, STCP is not going to be good at all. Not only that, riding there after a good soaking really ruins them in a big way, you end up leaving ruts everywhere and it damages the trails.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rho View Post
    just toss some knobbies on your weight weenie road wheels and RIDE.
    That's I'm talking about.

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    Yeah you can see by the inch fall map that there's plenty of percip up here in Son Co NorthBay. Good timing for me as this cold crud kicked in and won't be riding til some time next week anyway.
    Wait whuuut, who did he tell you that!?!?....

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    Quote Originally Posted by rho View Post
    just toss some knobbies on your weight weenie road wheels and RIDE.
    21mm external, 13.5mm internal. The other problem is that I have no tires. I'll do a MTB ride if/when I decide to crawl out of bed today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    21mm external, 13.5mm internal. The other problem is that I have no tires. I'll do a MTB ride if/when I decide to crawl out of bed today.

    PPPssssssh you're already up. And those are about the same dimensions as the rims on my cx bike. NO EXCUSES.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rho View Post
    PPPssssssh you're already up. And those are about the same dimensions as the rims on my cx bike. NO EXCUSES.
    I'll be out there later today on my MTB, HT or my SS rigid.

    You're right, I should have bought some knobbies to prepare, but I didn't and only have road slicks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    I'll be out there later today on my MTB, HT or my SS rigid.

    You're right, I should have bought some knobbies to prepare, but I didn't and only have road slicks.
    Just in case anybody was thinking of hitting Santa Cruz - Don't. We have gotten a lot of rain in the last 24+ hours. I expect that some trails may be OK after a couple days of drying out, but we are pretty soaked now. I'm sure we have hit the saturation point in a few spots now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by icantdrive65 View Post
    Just in case anybody was thinking of hitting Santa Cruz - Don't. We have gotten a lot of rain in the last 24+ hours. I expect that some trails may be OK after a couple days of drying out, but we are pretty soaked now. I'm sure we have hit the saturation point in a few spots now.
    Yeah, listen to icantdrive - last night was the bulk of the big rainfall. There is like, one rain cloud left and of course it's sitting right over my house.

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    I'm going to get some monster crab!! Here's my lunch date on Thursday on the raddest trail on earth... freakmont older.
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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    I'm going to get some monster crab!! Here's my lunch date on Thursday on the raddest trail on earth... freakmont older.
    It's in season! I want some too.

    Nice jump! I'm too ascared to hit that there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    It's in season! I want some too.

    Nice jump! I'm too ascared to hit that there.
    What trail in F.O. is that on? I NEED to hit that!

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    if i'm not mistaken, that's on Toyon (Lower Toyon) around a blind left. There are a bunch of these little bumps there, especially if you start from the far end.

    If you want to ride FO some time, I'll go with you.

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    FO is right by my house, link if you go. I want to see that jump!

    What time are you guys headed to Kennedy? I wanna tag along.

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    Fort Ord should be good for a Sunday PM loop. That's what I'm thinkin'

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    Quote Originally Posted by shredchic View Post
    Yeah, listen to icantdrive - last night was the bulk of the big rainfall. There is like, one rain cloud left and of course it's sitting right over my house.

    Wundermap is really good:
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    Still looks cloudy on the west side of town. Looks like I'll be stuck riding my commute SS on pavement for this weekend .

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    I was just pouring at SJC for a bit not too long ago.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christieland View Post
    FO is right by my house, link if you go. I want to see that jump!

    What time are you guys headed to Kennedy? I wanna tag along.
    I'll keep you in mind for FO. I ride it quite a bit. It's actually just a water bar.

    I don't think there is a Kennedy group, just a bunch of solo rides. I'm too slow for you. :P I'm also going to do a SS ride and it's going to be extra slow, lots and lots of pain. I might head out soon (wanted to avoid the LKHC crowd), but if my son wants to go, I'll head to St. Joe's with him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    I'm going to get some monster crab!! Here's my lunch date on Thursday on the raddest trail on earth... freakmont older.
    EPIC JUMP! LOL, next week im hitting up FO lol

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    What's that saying? Happy wife...what's rideable this weekend?-imageuploadedbytapatalk1353181523.052106.jpgwhat's rideable this weekend?-imageuploadedbytapatalk1353181558.223391.jpg
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    Everyone's at HMB nowwhat's rideable this weekend?-imageuploadedbytapatalk1353191040.534028.jpg
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    I heard it wasn't bad at UC (not muddy), bummed about that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    I heard it wasn't bad at UC (not muddy), bummed about that.
    UC Berkeley? Can't advertise the contraband...

    I just got home. Missed Kennedy, dammit. Not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    UC Berkeley? Can't advertise the contraband...

    I just got home. Missed Kennedy, dammit. Not.

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    Yep, Go bears!

    Rode St. Joe's, It was wet out there, and a bit slick in some parts but not too much overall. My CST Critter rear slipped a bit, had to taper down the power output. I should have put the big knobs on. The Nevegal in front was a champ.

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    Just left the house and rode

    Hopefully tomorrows the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    St. Joe's.
    Was that the same pit of hell we got stuck in on our first lap?



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    Quote Originally Posted by rho View Post
    Was that the same pit of hell we got stuck in on our first lap?


    Yes, and that's where we got split up. Then I missed the Jones Trail turn, went to the Pit of Despair... and cried.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    Yes, and that's where we got split up. Then I missed the Jones Trail turn, went to the Pit of Despair... and cried.
    The upside is you rode pretty much every trail in St Joes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmHolland View Post
    I'll keep you in mind for FO. I ride it quite a bit. It's actually just a water bar.

    I don't think there is a Kennedy group, just a bunch of solo rides. I'm too slow for you. :P I'm also going to do a SS ride and it's going to be extra slow, lots and lots of pain. I might head out soon (wanted to avoid the LKHC crowd), but if my son wants to go, I'll head to St. Joe's with him.
    I can't even imagine a SS in LG dirt. House of pain.

    Sometimes having company is more fun than going fast.

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    Oat hill mine was wetter and better today than yesterday. what's rideable this weekend?-imageuploadedbytapatalk1353210698.053484.jpgwhat's rideable this weekend?-imageuploadedbytapatalk1353210781.966809.jpgwhat's rideable this weekend?-imageuploadedbytapatalk1353210824.341703.jpg

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