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Forum: Tips & Advice 09-30-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,772
Posted By fetishridr
DJ jasonpenny

dont just spout out brand names, the actual model is what's important. the schwalbe stelvios are great for training/ racing. i would steer clear of them for commuting. the schwalbe marathons are...
Forum: Route Info 09-30-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,578
Posted By fetishridr
response to sherwood route

i'd steer clear of sherwood. i was run into the curb there on tualitin sherwood road. its called the eric kautzky memorial route for a reason. tons of crappy commuter drivers with phones and the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,597
Posted By fetishridr
k'tesh- i went over 60 mph on park street too:)

i often hit 60+ on park street on my mt bike back then. for those non-believers think 20% for 4-5 blocks in a straight line followed by a gradual leveling out over the next 5 blocks. the road was...
Forum: Route Info 07-31-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,293
Posted By fetishridr
i forget the road names but

from the ferry go into wilsonville. you can do it relatively easily and end up at the north wilsonville exit. cross I5 to the west, then take wilsonville Rd. north into the mess of tualitin sherwood...
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-23-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,036
Posted By fetishridr
car seat adapter for certain trailers

yes it seems stupid to have a car seat adapter for a bike trailer, but it allows newborns to wheel around without jostling the head. burly and chariot have them.
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,500
Posted By fetishridr
you are correct

the bikes go into a truck and go to socal. or they get parted out and traded for meth.
thats where my poorly locked bike is. i'd have ninja kicked the person riding it by now if it was still in...
Forum: Route Info 06-08-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,152
Posted By fetishridr
i hate to be a jerk but. . .

whats the time consuming thing about going up to the road deck. its maybe a two minute detour from being on the lower deck, and after you know about it it take the same amount of time. its actually...
Forum: Route Info 05-23-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,210
Posted By fetishridr
takes some exploring but

take 53rd across the 84, then cross halsey. take 57th north to cully, go through crazy 5 way stop, cross two 4 lane roads, take cully across colombia . hang a right at the T, then quick left into...
Forum: Route Info 05-21-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,278
Posted By fetishridr
snow and more snow

why dont people just explore a little? you can ride to about 4 miles from the top right now.
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-11-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,198
Posted By fetishridr
i caution against a semi slick/ Scwalbe Marathon + FS

some people have delusions about a semi slick tire. they dont work. ride knobbies mountain biking, especially here in the mud, or ride slicks on the road. you can ride slicks on dirt, gravel, and...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-30-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,568
Posted By fetishridr
i have noticed that

thats why i ride arterials downhill and the bike blvds up. i make a lot better time on the higher volume streets cause the lights are more often green. i only do this when i'm riding near the speed...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,302
Posted By fetishridr
Its not either or

its not an either/or argument. we have potter and sho debozo saying it is, but Sam has political capitol to actually improve infrastructure in the entire city and not just pander to political...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,924
Posted By fetishridr
yes but,

so what if he can finish a marathon. he's a stud, regardless of any dope. but comparing a marathon to the TDF is ABSOLUTELY FREAKING RIDICULOUS! the endurance and stamina needed to ride/race a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,924
Posted By fetishridr
Big Tex/ La/ Big Giant Liar

pull your head out of the sand ARMSTRONG wannabee. i know the "i never failed a drug test line" and "i've been tested more than anyone". you know what i say to that, BS.

What did Chechinni...
Forum: Route Info 04-17-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,538
Posted By fetishridr
its hard to get a license when traffic passes that fast

i've definitely seen speeds that fast eastbound on the bridge. closing speeds are still fast when you compare 30 mph to 60 mph. the whole crossing is unpleasant. either you're trying to move at a...
Forum: Route Info 04-16-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,538
Posted By fetishridr
i ride the sidewalk up and then bail into traffic

i feel uncomfortable on the bridge, but some traffic is over 60mph, so i use the sidewalk up , and then jump off at the towers where you have to slow. if you have strong wheels you can just bunny...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,967
Posted By fetishridr
what i carry

2 CO2
CO2 cracker
tube, patch kit,
no levers, i prefer the monk method ( of the monk or punk)
1 tire shim made out of 2 liter pop bottles, but any urban debris can substitute

i should carry an...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-03-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,568
Posted By fetishridr
US made bikes in this price range are impossible

400-600 bucks will not buy a US made bike, unless you know a very cheap artisan builder.
as for commuter bikes, i would avoid the bells and whistles like the plague. bikes in that price range are...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,877
Posted By fetishridr
what are you doing?&*^%

underwear has NO place under a chamois!!!
yes, we go commando. the chamois is designed to be against the skin. underwear, (most often cotton), chafes and bunches. this does present problems if...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By fetishridr
you forgot the cassette

after that much riding you will have probably worn out a few cogs on the cassette ( unless you're riding fixed). when you ride through the entire year stuff gets worn.
my best advice is to have...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,346
Posted By fetishridr
Invest in lights, good ones,

then ride those enticing single track trails at night in a place that rhymes with horest dark. excellent, excellent riding. just not legal :), and before anyone types viciously at me for riding...
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-18-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,320
Posted By fetishridr
42 by 18

try a 42 18 to work your spin on. thats 65 inches. 100rpms at 15 mph.
you can climb anything, and learn to spin 150 rpm on the down hills.
Yes, riding fixed is hard on your knees. rocking a...
Forum: Route Info 03-17-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,760
Posted By fetishridr
i forgot to add this

the other toutes go through residential, but they are STEEEEEP. so come with climbing legs and be ready to work. the other routes arent flat either.
43 would be nice with a bike lane, what time...
Forum: Route Info 03-16-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,760
Posted By fetishridr
i dont know exactly where you are,

but check out either Tryon creek park and the bike path or go the opposite route and go west to I5 and hit lesser road around the bottom of PCC and then up capitol hwy to terwilliger and then barbur....
Forum: Route Info 03-16-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,071
Posted By fetishridr
sellwood bridge is allright but. . .

i would just ride the hawthorne. the Sellwood bridge is out of the way if you're coming from barbur, unless you come from LO or SW terwilliger area. the bridge sucks to ride on. you either have to...
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