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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-08-2018, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
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First "just for fun" ride

Rode CA130 from Patterson to San Jose today. Because I can't just ride without a destination, I decided to go to Frys Electronics.

I started out pretty tense, and had trouble with proper cornering as a result. After I finally loosened up, things got better.

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Found an observatory about halfway through...

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Fry's gives the impression they might be closing down. Lots of empty shelves, not a lot of staff.

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Found an observatory about halfway through...

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Looks like a nice ride!!

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Overall, it was a good trip. One thing of note, I noticed the rear tire was feeling a little greasy on certain corners. I was a bit concerned at first, but then I looked closely.

After that I was laughing at every corner I screwed up, and giddy at the ones I didn't.

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NICE! Your pics w/ the observatory remind me of Kitt Peak here in AZ!

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NICE! Your pics w/ the observatory remind me of Kitt Peak here in AZ!

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Exactly the same thing I was thinking when seeing this the first time.
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Nice and thanks for sharing your ride.
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Good o'l Lick Observatory.

The 130 is on my bucket list of roads yet to ride. Problem is it's 2 hours of boring freeway just to get to the start of the 130.

That means it's also 2 hours of boring freeway on the return trip.
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I had 2 hours of really annoying freeway on the way home, since I was too tired to ride 130 back. Traffic was horrible, and I needed to hurry to get to my kid's basketball game.

I did get to adjust someone's mirror that day, though.
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