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Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 193,730
Posted By dawndol
Smile Cool Commute Home

I saw a cool thing on the way home: Shady, low traffic, neighborhood street, a fellow on his bike giving his girlfriend a speed boost. She had only one leg and was in a wheelchair, he had one hand on...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 08-27-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 203,963
Posted By dawndol
Close call on N Skidmore

Riding west on N Skidmore just past MLK, approached and passed a large skip parked on the curb. As I was passing it, this light blue minivan (Oregon plate 533 CLC) approached and passed me on the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,820
Posted By dawndol
And, no, it wouldn't help if you were naked.

And, no, it wouldn't help if you were naked.
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,086
Posted By dawndol
Bike lanes! More of them, and more that make...

Bike lanes! More of them, and more that make sense - with good connections. My personal peeve? The Rose Quarter Transit Center if you're not coming in to it from Interstate. If you come toward...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-03-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,967
Posted By dawndol
Talking NewB!

Hooray for your friend! If she hasn't ridden in a while, I hope she has as much fun as I did when I started bike commuting last year. I totally felt like a little kid - except my bike now is a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,792
Posted By dawndol
What I wanna know is where's the Bacon? ...

What I wanna know is where's the Bacon?

Quiksilver... you know... okay, I'm old.

Dude - when are they gonna make a cool new bike movie? They just kicked butt with parkour in District...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,511
Posted By dawndol
Yeah, I have neighbors like that too. You can...

Yeah, I have neighbors like that too. You can call the non-emergency police line and report anonymously if you are afraid of retribution. I sure am. Good luck - be safe.
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By dawndol

So cute! I'm at work so I didn't turn on the sound, but those are way cute wheels and the kids all look so happy! :) Man. I love bikes.
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,016
Posted By dawndol
I signal with my left hand for right turns - so...

I signal with my left hand for right turns - so cars can see better and so my back brake hand is free. I try to to remember to signal slowing down, but I forget sometimes. :(
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,525
Posted By dawndol
Say wha?

Yeah, but at the same time, before my friend got a ticket for going through a yellow light at the foot of a hill on her bike, I had no idea there was even an official state bike manual. There's no...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,881
Posted By dawndol
Talking Kudos for Karmic Kindness

Huzzah for polite cyclists! I've always tried to be super polite on my bike - I'm not going to piss off a rhino in the veldt, why would I piss off a soccermom in an SUV? I also have a soft spot for...
Forum: Route Info 05-31-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,377
Posted By dawndol
Rose Festival and esplanade

Also, if you would normally ride the esplanade from south of Main towards the north, the nice new bike lanes on Naito are a great alternative to the madness on the esplanade itself. You can ride...
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