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Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,807
Posted By joeb
It looks like we get to make the transition this...

It looks like we get to make the transition this week.

I find that getting TOO warm is more an issue that staying warm in Portland. I usually just wear a layer of wind/rain break (aka a Burley...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,210
Posted By joeb
Thank you erth4net. I don't know enough about...

Thank you erth4net. I don't know enough about off-the-beaten-path routes to the beach. Originally, I expected my choices to be Hwy 6, 26 or 30. This is what I was looking for.

Here also is a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,210
Posted By joeb
Reach the Beach 2008 - Round trip ride

Since I can't find information anywhere about a round trip Reach the Beach ride, I thought I'd try getting some ideas here. Ideally, I'd like to camp near Pacific City Saturday night, ride to a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,465
Posted By joeb
I walked around New Season's in spandex one day. ...

I walked around New Season's in spandex one day. I think naked would feel less conspicuous. I usually wear a pair of shorts over the spandex. These from REI are holding up ...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,686
Posted By joeb
Good lists

I keep a small trunk of items:
Spare tube
2 Tire levers
Patch kit
Multitool
Wallet size Portland map

Additional Items:
Pump
Front and rear light on helmet
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,328
Posted By joeb
That is what Iíve always wanted to see

... a guy pulling up to his job at the Ford dealership on his bike. :cool:
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 182,980
Posted By joeb
Bikieboy's route to Gateway is the one I take. ...

Bikieboy's route to Gateway is the one I take. It's great for a quiet ride and to avoid hills. Hit the base of the climb at 84th and Burnside at 19MPH and that hill goes away too. The I205 bike...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-09-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,090
Posted By joeb
Thanks for this thread. I've been researching...

Thanks for this thread. I've been researching trailers. I was looking at the Nomad. Iíll check out the Croozer.

About a month ago, I got stuck needing to pick up some rental equipment before...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-09-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,090
Posted By joeb
Wow. These are neat.

http://www.carryfreedom.com/bamboo.html
http://www.carryfreedom.com/products.html
http://www.carryfreedom.com/custom.html
Forum: Route Info 12-13-2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,325
Posted By joeb
Me too

... at 58th and Davis. The hill on 58th between Davis and Everett was really icy and no warning. While I was getting myself back together 2 other people went down and I was able to warn 2 others. ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,886
Posted By joeb
0.00 0/0

I want the sticker I saw on a bike outside Redwing Cafe showing the price of gas. 0.00 0/0.
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,259
Posted By joeb
Last week somebody rolled down their window to...

Last week somebody rolled down their window to yell, "Hey your really visible from behind. That's great." I asked if the lights were working (two blinkies on the back). He said it was the...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-06-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,683
Posted By joeb
This is about the time of year I got into cycling...

This is about the time of year I got into cycling and I decided to ride the junker (a beat up ill-fitted Schwinn Woodlands) I got for free and invested in lights, racks, packs and rain gear to set...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-06-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,853
Posted By joeb
Oh yeah, great place... which may be why they are...

Oh yeah, great place... which may be why they are busy. I was afraid I was down for the weekend, but they called the next day. Go in and do-it-yourself if you want an amusing afternoon of politics....
Forum: Report your Close Calls 08-06-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,902
Posted By joeb
Nice Bike Gallery will replace a spoke and...

Nice

Bike Gallery will replace a spoke and true the wheel, normally as a walk in, for about $26. I believe the Bicycle Repair Collective on 44th and Belmont charged me $16 or $18 about 18 months...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 07-25-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,314
Posted By joeb
East Burnside

On Sunday, July 22, I was riding legal, but not safe when I bombed Burnside westbound to catch the light at 82nd. I had the momentum to legally proceed through the yellow light, but it didnít feel...
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