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Forum: Route Info 10-20-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,630
Posted By bikejunkie
Flattest low-traffic route NE to SE

For any of you who have ever struggled with a trailer between SE Division and Burnside, or Portland to Woodstock, here is my favorite route. It's as flat as possible with the exception of the climb...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 10-19-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,370
Posted By bikejunkie
2nd Annual Fruit Loop Ride

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2402/2220415271_9c1394acf6.jpg?v=0
Fruit Loop ride -full details (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ExchangeCycleTours/message/764)

What is better than heirloom apples,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,336
Posted By bikejunkie
Talking Support the Springwater Corridor

Please see the reminder notice for the Springwater Corridor and Boring Station Trailhead Park meeting scheduled for September 3, 2008 (http://www.yourbodypower.org/springwater_announcement.pdf).
...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 07-02-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,056
Posted By bikejunkie
Talking Exchange Cycle Tours camping trip

Exchange Cycle Tours Presents: Bike Camping!

This upcoming weekend is the Fourth of July, and in accordance with the long weekend, ECT is taking a long trip up the Clackamas!

This...
Forum: Route Info 05-15-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,505
Posted By bikejunkie
Lightbulb Virtual Tour of Portland -routes from everywhere to Portland

:DOver the past couple of years I have researched an extensive number of low-traffic routes from far away areas like Troutdale, Gresham/Boring, Oregon City, and Tigard back into downtown Portland....
Forum: Route Info 05-15-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,906
Posted By bikejunkie
virtual tour Beaverton to PDX

Does this help?
http://www.yourbodypower.org/transportation_options/virt-tour/route-beaverton.htm
Aaron
Forum: Route Info 05-15-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,541
Posted By bikejunkie
Portland to Tanasbourne

try this route from portland to 185th then follow others' routes up to PCC
http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Tanasbourne-to-Portland138699
Forum: Route Info 05-15-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,737
Posted By bikejunkie
Thumbs up Virtual Tour update for Tanasbourne to Portland

Thanks a lot for this awesome connection. This makes the Virtual Tour for Tanasbourne to Portland much better.
http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Tanasbourne-to-Portland138699
I welcome your...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 05-15-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,028
Posted By bikejunkie
Smile Carrie's Bike n Hike Saturday May 17th

Who said you have to drive to the trail head? Strap you day pack to your rack cuz we're going hiking!

Join us as we bike out to Latourell Falls in the Gorge, then go on a beautiful 2 mile hike,...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 05-15-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,280
Posted By bikejunkie
Talking ride leader -I can help

If you haven't found a ride leader, let me know. I've led bike rides through Shift and Exchange Cycle Tours.
Do you have a route yet?
How many people (approx) do you expect?
email please to ...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,269
Posted By bikejunkie
Exclamation Bike missing from Filmed by Bike is safe

Hello;
Your bike was locked to the temporary bike racks for Filmed by Bike tonight. The racks had to be removed and I didn't feel comfortable leaving the bike locked only to itself. Therefore I...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,140
Posted By bikejunkie
Talking Brand New Invention

Just released is my submittal for the Google/Specialized 'Innovate or Die' contest.
This is a one of a kind bicycle-powered revolution.
Check it out
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpiwDQr7OTs

I...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 09-25-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,100
Posted By bikejunkie
Talking ECT -Forest Park Ride - 9/30/07

ECT will be enjoying the peace and solitude of Forest Park on Sunday.
This is a closed biking/hiking trail right in your backyard. The road
surface is gravel which transitions to dirt towards the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,787
Posted By bikejunkie
Corrections

You have all brought up some good points. So here is an addendum to the origional post. I believe that it was a mistake to use the term 'eliminate' since nothing is concrete. Bicycle use does not...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,787
Posted By bikejunkie
Which is better - meat free or car free?

So a discussion came up with a few friends regarding what helps the planet more, car-freedom or a meat-free diet.
So this is a discussion comparing the effects of auto use and a meat-free diet. I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,708
Posted By bikejunkie
Thumbs up workaround

A great and legal (check on this) solution is to turn right or left onto the sidewalk and ride down the sidewalk to the next intersection or driveway. Then travel across the street just as if you...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,708
Posted By bikejunkie
Thumbs up Quick workaround

Here is a great and legal (check first) alternative to sitting at unresponsive lights. First you make a right turn (or left turn onto the sidewalk. Ride down the sidewalk to the next intersection...
Forum: Bikepool Connections 09-05-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,027
Posted By bikejunkie
Cool Fellow Woodstock commuter

Kenny;
What time do you leave for work? I live just south of Woodstock and ride to the SW Max stop. We could go to downtown together.
I ride a junkie lookin cannondale with a super-big blue...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-07-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,380
Posted By bikejunkie
Talking Kind soul offers free bike repair

While riding down SE Ogden I came across a sign "Free Bike repair on Sundays"
Just like Exchange Cycle Tours (http://www.exchangecycletours.org) has been offering free repair clinics on Saturday,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2007, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,247
Posted By bikejunkie
Great experiences on today's ride

I thought I'd share just what makes me love Portland.
On my way to work this morning, one of the Shift folks was behind me at the light, and he mentioned that Fred Meyer has spoke lights on sale. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,301
Posted By bikejunkie
Talking Be a Part of EarthDay

Hey bikey folks, we're going to need plenty of volunteers for both ride leaders to Woodlawn park as well as bike
parking diplomats. If you want to help out all the shiny happy bikers (holding ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,215
Posted By bikejunkie
Talking 40 minute traffic

I can give you lots of reasons.
Driving costs $.50 per mile ($20/day to the beav) to drive (AAA).
Drivers inhale 3 times more pollution than cyclists (transalt.org)
numerous health effects from...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,407
Posted By bikejunkie
Lightbulb Sharrows Good, Bad, Ugly?

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/27/47461236_aad42e5f11_m.jpg

Hey folks;


Here's an interesting article on sharrows.
http://www.svbcbikes.org/crank/nov-dec-04/sharrows.php
The author...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,625
Posted By bikejunkie
Lightbulb Sharrows Good, Bad, Ugly?

Hey folks;
Here's an interesting article on sharrows.
http://www.svbcbikes.org/crank/nov-dec-04/sharrows.php
The author concludes that,
"for the time being the symbols can charitably be ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,509
Posted By bikejunkie
Talking interested

I would be very interested. However it should be known that there is currently bus service btwn Portland and Tillamook.
http://www.tillamookbus.com/route-schedules.html#portland
There's also...
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