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Forum: Newbie Forum 05-16-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 31,673
Posted By Beltdriver58
I would highly recommend Trader Joes Force...

I would highly recommend Trader Joes Force Primeval Energy Bars. I stick them in my jersey pockets. Good for energy and keep you full, and lower sugar than standard energy bars.
Regarding your...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 05-14-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,981
Posted By Beltdriver58
Newbie Too

Close calls are never a good experience and can often shake your confidence. I moved here in October and commute daily about 20 miles. Portland drivers in my experience are very conscientious in...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By Beltdriver58
Smile Sorry. No offense meant. More commenting on how...

Sorry. No offense meant. More commenting on how out of touch with style I am these days. I have several tattoos and have a sense of humor about some of their significance and lack of as well.
I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By Beltdriver58
Talking I thought it was you......glad to make your day. ...

I thought it was you......glad to make your day.
Your "ear-buds" quote prior was over my head. I'm not as "plugged in" to all things "cool" as I use to be. Are you referring to the giant washers in...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By Beltdriver58
Smile Sweet. Finally, just the response I was looking...

Sweet. Finally, just the response I was looking for.
Forum: Newbie Forum 04-01-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 174
Sticky: Who rides what?
Views: 146,222
Posted By Beltdriver58
Sweet. I did not know such a system existed. It...

Sweet. I did not know such a system existed. It may cause some havoc in the Gates proprietary world. Where were you able to acquire your uber Swiss Sclumpf speed drive?
Forum: Newbie Forum 03-31-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 174
Sticky: Who rides what?
Views: 146,222
Posted By Beltdriver58
Thumbs up Belt Drive Porn

For anyone interested in belt drive bikes, this is the ultimate. If I had a second job and no bills:
Introducing the......Tout Terrain Metropolitan
...
Forum: Newbie Forum 03-31-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 174
Sticky: Who rides what?
Views: 146,222
Posted By Beltdriver58
Lightbulb Another option is the NuVinci n360. I took a test...

Another option is the NuVinci n360. I took a test ride on one at Joe Bike on Hawthorne. They are doing cool belt drive builds with an aluminum frame Stop Cycles bike Proletariat. It has smoother...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,477
Posted By Beltdriver58
Christmas 1983

For my tenth Christmas, my parants.....or Santa, hmmm, got me my first biped. Prior to this I was exclusively a Big Wheel man. The bike was a silver Schwinn Scrambler with red Skyway mag wheels. I...
Forum: Newbie Forum 03-30-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 174
Sticky: Who rides what?
Views: 146,222
Posted By Beltdriver58
My Ride

Hey,
I am also new to the forum and Portland...and for that matter the west coast. I've just relocated from Pittsburgh PA. Before leaving I sold my 70's Motobecane Mirage that I've been using as a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,452
Posted By Beltdriver58
The frame style is common to Dutch Style bikes...

The frame style is common to Dutch Style bikes that are still being produced by many companies. I don't think that they're in style here as much as fixti's. I've seen them more in NY and Boston. A...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By Beltdriver58
Talking Maybe it's damn Canadian's.

Maybe it's damn Canadian's.
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By Beltdriver58
I perhaps was completely clear in my post. I...

I perhaps was completely clear in my post.
I meant that in general everyday street interaction with people, walking, in the store, in the park. I say hello, and about 35-40% of the time they...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By Beltdriver58
Talking The missing mustache and skinny jeans may be...

The missing mustache and skinny jeans may be what's missing.
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By Beltdriver58
Portland Etiquette Policy

Hi,
I'm new to town from Pittsburgh PA. I don't consider myself to be an overtly or obnoxiously friendly person, but I do like to say "good morning" or "hello". I've been here for about two months...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,791
Posted By Beltdriver58
New Danny MacAskill Fan

His videos are on a higher scale than any cycling videos I have seen in the past. The bike skills he exhibits are phenomenal. I really also like the quality of the video. Less about branding and loud...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,791
Posted By Beltdriver58
Nice

Very impressive, especially with smooth road tires and caliper brakes.
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,791
Posted By Beltdriver58
Whaaat?

Awesome video.
I like how they start the video with a failure and then blow you away with him riding the top of that really narrow fencing. Some of those drops were huge!
Sound track was also a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 175,442
Posted By Beltdriver58
Alan, Thanks for the info. That link to the...

Alan,
Thanks for the info. That link to the bicycles routes looks like it's going to be really useful. I'll probably for tomorrow just map a loop around the city and see where I get lost.
Cheers
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 175,442
Posted By Beltdriver58
Getting Ready to Ride

Just moved to NW PDX from Pittsburgh. Will be commuting to SE daily via Hawthorne bridge. A little intimidated by the amount of traffic here. Can anyone suggest a route to ride this weekend to get me...
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