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Forum: Route Info 05-08-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,197
Posted By andrew
So I did the 5 Boro Bike Tour in New York City...

So I did the 5 Boro Bike Tour in New York City last weekend and thought I'd give a little report. It's sort of the New York equivalent of our Bridge Pedal, only longer (42 miles) and larger (30,000...
Forum: Route Info 01-22-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,197
Posted By andrew
Five Boro Bike Tour

Sorry for being WAY off topic for the Portland bike scene, but has anyone here ever done the Five Boro Bike Tour in New York City?

http://www.bikenewyork.org/BNY-TOUR.htm

It sounds like a...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-05-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By andrew
Yeah, I've noticed that. Although it does create...

Yeah, I've noticed that. Although it does create the illusion of working my butt off even when I've only been pedaling casually for a few minutes. :)
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-30-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By andrew
Thanks to both of you! I'll check out some other...

Thanks to both of you! I'll check out some other options. I like the cost of the one I have (free) but it does make one heck of a racket.
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-30-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By andrew
Trainer Advice

A friend gave me a bike trainer -- one that uses wind for resistance -- and I'm digging riding indoors when the weather is bad. But, as you know, it's loud. Really quite loud. Does anyone have any...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-17-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,259
Posted By andrew
Thanks, everybody! I got ANOTHER flat...

Thanks, everybody!

I got ANOTHER flat yesterday (broken glass) and replaced my tube with an ultralight version of the slime tubes (purchased at REI). It claims to be no heavier than other tubes.
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Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2006, 12:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,275
Posted By andrew
So let's see, you're 50% more likely to get hit...

So let's see, you're 50% more likely to get hit by a car if you're wearing a helmet, and 100% more likely to die if you get hit by a car when you're not wearing a helmet.

I'll take my chances with...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-02-2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,259
Posted By andrew
Self-sealing tubes opinions?

After getting a couple flats this summer I'm starting to ponder self-sealing tubes again (the ones filled with slime). I tried them last year but found that if I didn't ride for a while they would...
Forum: Route Info 08-30-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,705
Posted By andrew
What about cutting across to Interstate sooner...

What about cutting across to Interstate sooner and doing the whole ride down Interstate? Is that viable from where you commute?
Forum: Route Info 08-30-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,163
Posted By andrew
If you're coming on the bike trail from the...

If you're coming on the bike trail from the intersection of Sandy and the I-205 on-ramp, look for the entrance to the Glen Jackson Bridge bike trail basically right across from (and above) the Home...
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