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2014-08-11
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It is generally not a good idea to mix different brands of brakes and brake leve
2014-08-11
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I got these for my used bike, but decided to just keep the ultegra ones on it al
2014-07-28
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Price reduced to $550.­00.­
2014-07-26
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Frame size: captain (46cm), stoker (40cm) Frame material: Aluminum Upgra
2014-07-26
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19 inch frame, burgundy color, ridden less than 10 miles.­ Sale price is $59

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How much incline is too much for a new rider? view
2014-08-26
Something else you can try is working on your cardio.­ Do you have gym member
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2014-08-26
Ok thanks for all the tips.­ I don't know much about bikes just yet and I'm
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How much incline is too much for a new rider? view
2014-08-22
Check your gearing.­.­.­on my single I have a 28 tooth cog and admit I
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2014-08-19
Ok I tried the ride again yesterday and I got past one of the 2 last hills, but
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2014-08-16
Abel: Jamboree is about 4-5% in most spots and occasionally reaches 6%.­
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Current weather in Irvine (from National Weather Service): Mostly Cloudy, 63.0 F (17.2 C), 78 % humidity

Sat Nov 01, 2014 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 837-8841 Lake Forest
Bake & Trabuco
Short: 15.8 Miles FLAT Irvine Blvd / Trabuco, Irvine Center Dr, Yale
Medium: 27.1 Miles HILLY Irvine Center Dr, Muirlands, Irvine Center Dr
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Nov 02, 2014 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Coffee Bean: (714) 542-5307 Bruegger's: (714) 547-5369 Juice It Up: (714) 835-3629 Santa Ana
Tustin & 17th
Medium: 22.5 Miles FLAT+1 HILL 11% HILL Main / Bryan, Irvine Center Dr, Red Hill
Long: 31.7 Miles VERY HILLY Main / Bryan, Jamboree, Yale
Long Plus:53.5 Miles VERY HILLY Harvard, E. Serrano Blvd., Hidden Hills Rd. / Esperanza Rd. / Orangethorpe Blvd.
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Nov 02, 2014 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bake and Trabuco Starbuck's Lake Forest
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Location: University Park

Wed Nov 05, 2014 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Nov 07, 2014 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Einstein Bagels/ MV
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Nov 08, 2014 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Starbuck's 949-857-2737 Irvine
Walnut & Franciscan
Short: 10.7 Miles FLAT Yale, Peter's Canyon Bike Trail, Walnut Bike Trail
Medium: 27.4 Miles HILLY 863' CLIMB big climb Turtle Rock to Ridgeline Harvard, Tustin Ranch, Culver
Long: 36.1 Miles 1300' CLIMB Harvard, University / Jeffrey, Turtle Rock
Other Members comments for this rest stop
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l2forecast shows rain on saturday, will the ride still happen? or will it be cancelled? thank you Ride goes on Rain or Shine. Use your judgment if you are unsure about riding when the roads get slick.

Members enter your comment about the ride here if you like. Please include ride designation and route (e.g. SUN23,m1)
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Nov 09, 2014 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 643-2465 Laguna Niguel
S.E. Corner Alicia & Pacific Park
Medium: 33.8 Miles ROLLY Irvine Blvd., Irvine Blvd., Jeronimo
Long: 42.9 Miles 1800' CLIMB Alton, Los Alisos, Bake
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Nov 09, 2014 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Nov 11, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bison and MacArthur Panera Bread
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Location: University Park

Wed Nov 12, 2014 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Crystal Heights/ Laguna Newport
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Nov 16, 2014 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SAT09) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Santa Margarita and Los Alisos
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Location: University Park

Wed Nov 19, 2014 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Santa Margarita and Ave de las Flores
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:00 AM - Saturday Special Ride

Special ride to site of BCI holiday Party at Working Wardrobes. WW will have coffee, water, and some snacks available. Trails End will help out with the snacks
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Nov 25, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Rubys Newport Beach
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Location: University Park

Wed Nov 26, 2014 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Nov 28, 2014 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Bagel Me Villa Park
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride GlenRanch Starbucks Lake Forest
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE05) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Dec 03, 2014 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Ladera Ranch
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri07) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Peet's Coffee Orchard Hills
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE0b) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Dec 10, 2014 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Dec 12, 2014 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - San Juan Capistrano
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri12) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Dec 16, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bagels and Brew Lake Forest
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE07) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Dec 17, 2014 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Dec 19, 2014 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Dana Point
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri06) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bayside and PCH Starbucks, Newport Beach
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Location: University Park

Wed Dec 24, 2014 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Dec 26, 2014 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Orange
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Location: Deerfield Park

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