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  1. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    That kitty needs to be renamed Escobar

    That kitty needs to be renamed Escobar
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    We got my parents a pre paid cell phone (flip...

    We got my parents a pre paid cell phone (flip phone) years ago and they couldn't handle it. Couldn't even handle plugging it in occasionally to keep it charged. Nevermind turning it on to use it. ...
  3. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    No need to say anything, just start coughing.

    No need to say anything, just start coughing.
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    Just be thankful Utah isn't closing stuff fast as...

    Just be thankful Utah isn't closing stuff fast as elsewhere. Anything in Socal that attracts crowds has been closed. Beaches, parks, trailheads. Outside of SD and a few other land managers who...
  5. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    I'm not sure anyone else would have restricted...

    I'm not sure anyone else would have restricted travel from China sooner. Despite warnings this thing crept up on everyone. I don't blame Trump for that. But rather than stick their heads in the...
  6. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    One word....hyperbole. Sure that is a big...

    One word....hyperbole.

    Sure that is a big accomplishment, but Trump won the presidency in spite of himself and by taking advantage of a perfect storm of circumstances, not because he is talented...
  7. Why doesn't that surprise me :the_finge ...

    Why doesn't that surprise me :the_finge

    Another reason not to buy specialized. And they'd probably sue the independent places to prevent them from working on the bikes.
  8. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    If this goes on into summer there are going to be...

    If this goes on into summer there are going to be a lot of bummed #vanlifers. Locals will have pretty quiet trails all to themselves.




    Came across this YT channel yesterday. This girl...
  9. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Ask Roseanne..... ...

    Ask Roseanne.....

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/celebrity/roseanne-calls-coronavirus-a-ploy-to-get-rid-of-all-my-generation/ar-BB12ecRJ?ocid=spartandhp
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    This thread needs a bump. Local-ish stuff today...

    This thread needs a bump. Local-ish stuff today

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/01-SanDiego/Crestridge/4-4-20/IMG_9378.JPG
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    My company uses a notification system that can...

    My company uses a notification system that can send to any device, and require acknowledgement/response. The idea is choose the device based on urgency. For something that's not urgent, send to...
  12. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Not so much lags as my internet has randomly been...

    Not so much lags as my internet has randomly been going down. It does this normally an annoying amount, but it has gotten much worse this week. Was trying to work on something last night and it...
  13. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    A while before the virus came along I had been...

    A while before the virus came along I had been smugly imagining that Trump would abandon most of his base if he is re-elected. He doesn't give a shit about any of their causes - Jesus, abortion, etc...
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    Not recent but when I moved from Vancouver to San...

    Not recent but when I moved from Vancouver to San diego 12 yrs ago it cost around 3k (Cdn) for a 1 BR/BA place. Had a couple reputable/national companies come by and give a quote, picked the better...
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    All parks and trails that are City of San Diego...

    All parks and trails that are City of San Diego property are closed. Other cities like Chula Vista and some land managers have followed. Unfortunately as each place gets shut down it pushes people...
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    It's almost more annoying when they are still...

    It's almost more annoying when they are still online at 6pm my time. In the afternoon after east coast close of business is when I get the most done because I'm not getting interrupted as much. But...
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    Most of our company is east coast. Their favorite...

    Most of our company is east coast. Their favorite thing to do is set up calls for 9 or 10am their time so us in CA have to get up early or skip. Used to have one woman who would set up calls half...
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    I work for a company that does cloud-based...

    I work for a company that does cloud-based emergency notification for business continuity/disaster recovery. Every time a hurricane, earthquake, flood, winter storm, forest fire, or pandemic hits...
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    Old phone was acting up. Work gave me a new...

    Old phone was acting up. Work gave me a new Iphone 7. Turns out it came with gremlins. Not when I'm at work or at home though, but if I try to use it when I'm away from home. You know, when a...
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    Love that area! Glad you're able to take...

    Love that area! Glad you're able to take advantage. We're quickly having everything closed on us in SoCal. What's the atmosphere like over there for trail / camping access right now?
  21. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Sure there are reasonable people everywhere, and...

    Sure there are reasonable people everywhere, and hopefully they are making good decisions and taking appropriate precautions in light of the virus.

    Moving back into the dorm because Falwell says...
  22. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Saw that, came here to post it. ...

    Saw that, came here to post it. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/liberty-university-welcomes-back-students-despite-coronavirus/ar-BB11DUVF?ocid=spartandhp

    And meanwhile, Trump wants the economy...
  23. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    I think you are underestimating how truly...

    I think you are underestimating how truly clueless and selfish a lot of people are.
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    Went for some more backcountry riding yesterday. ...

    Went for some more backcountry riding yesterday. El Cajon Mtn is one of the more visible peaks from much of central and south San Diego and sits above a granite wall named El Capitan. There is a...
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    Was that Roosevelt Lake or Apache Lake? I...

    Was that Roosevelt Lake or Apache Lake?

    I saw a lion while riding the Coconino loop back in 2012. After climbing up Mingus Mtn in the dark we got to a forest road at the top. I was ahead, and...
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    Cool ride yesterday up Lawson Peak ...

    Cool ride yesterday up Lawson Peak

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/01-SanDiego/Other/LawsonPeak_3-21-20/IMG_0086.jpg


    Started at a different trailhead and rode in. It was packed everywhere,...
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    From the other night. Caught a break in the...

    From the other night. Caught a break in the storm and went for it.

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/01-SanDiego/MtWoodson/3-19-20/IMG_0013.jpg

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  28. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    That'll get him fired when Trump sees it later on...

    That'll get him fired when Trump sees it later on Faux news
  29. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Check your LBS if it is still open. They usually...

    Check your LBS if it is still open. They usually have bins of old random parts.
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    duh.... needs to stock up on toilet paper and...

    duh.... needs to stock up on toilet paper and bottled water!
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    Dunno. I seem to have the impression it would be...

    Dunno. I seem to have the impression it would be dispersed camping like yellow post sites, not reserved camping. With higher traffic from the Zion side able to access the mesa it could make it very...
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    Dunno, but I wouldn't be upset if the yurt up by...

    Dunno, but I wouldn't be upset if the yurt up by Gooseberry went away.

    But supposedly that whole area is going the route of camping only in designated spots (many of the dispersed sites will be...
  33. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Thanks. I've avoided centerlock for 10+ yrs so...

    Thanks. I've avoided centerlock for 10+ yrs so am not up on these new developments : )
  34. Have had the same thing happen so I now carry a...

    Have had the same thing happen so I now carry a couple spare valve cores in my kit.

    Have also had my hand pump that has been reliable for 15+ yrs suddenly stop working on presta valves. I...
  35. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    So of course Trump is calling it the Chinese...

    So of course Trump is calling it the Chinese Virus now.
  36. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I've seen people get the chain stuck in the...

    I've seen people get the chain stuck in the spokes so bad taking the cassette off would have been a huge help. Have had a cassette come loose before as well.

    That tool I linked to works great,...
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    Yup! Summer is our only non-prime riding season...

    Yup! Summer is our only non-prime riding season - shorter early/late day rides due to heat, or have to get up to elevation.

    The rest of the year it is always prime somewhere nearby. Higher...
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    Sunday was big ride day in Palm Springs. Start...

    Sunday was big ride day in Palm Springs. Start at the bottom.


    Got a late start and missed the best spot for sunrise
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  39. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I have a whole box of old adaptors. I have no...

    I have a whole box of old adaptors. I have no clue what most of them are for. Hayes used to stamp part #s on them and I had a chart showing what fork and rotor size each one worked with. But that...
  40. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    I read in an article that people will be allowed...

    I read in an article that people will be allowed to go outside to exercise. I will be taking my MTB with me, naturally. Not hard to get away from people on a bike.


    I think everyone is about...
  41. Vegas might actually be good for that. Even...

    Vegas might actually be good for that. Even Bootleg has some nice xc riding. Maybe check out Caliente NV as well. You could head up and check out Death valley as a side trip. Then go a bit...
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    What do you see happening with rates in that time...

    What do you see happening with rates in that time frame? I had held off hoping rates would drop a bit more from last week or two.
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    Met up with some friends for some more raw...

    Met up with some friends for some more raw backcountry singletrack exploration

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/POD/POD3/IMG_8243.jpg


    Views were good
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  44. I think most places are going to fail #4 if not...

    I think most places are going to fail #4 if not most of those criteria the next little while.

    Maybe fly to Tucson, Phx or Socal? Desert and coastal riding is prime right now, temps are good. ...
  45. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Reinstate bum wars? Except this time make it...

    Reinstate bum wars?

    Except this time make it literally bum wars. Throw some TP rolls from your stockpile towards a costco lineup and watch people brawl over them.
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    Got some riding in this past weekend. Headed up...

    Got some riding in this past weekend. Headed up to OC. Climbed up Chiquito and descended San Juan trail. Chiquito is more of a descent but reports of downed trees and lots of poison oak left me...
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    Death to thieves! Solid contender. ...

    Death to thieves! Solid contender.
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    Are you filling out applications for Rampage yet?

    Are you filling out applications for Rampage yet?
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    "Thank you for calling the City of LA Finance...

    "Thank you for calling the City of LA Finance department. We are currently experiencing extremely high call volume. Calls are answered in the order received. There are 3,185 people ahead of you"
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    That would fit. So this summer I can just fly in...

    That would fit. So this summer I can just fly in and take it for a long weekend demo? :smile: Sorry to hear about the hiatus. Do some hiking to scope out new lines and some trail building?
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