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Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,091
Posted By flying_dutchman
Gold Bicycle

The Blog was discussing the extremes of Portland bicycling. This is one bike I have yet to see on my commute to work. It is wall decoration. Sorf an upscale version of the bronze duck sculputres...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,101
Posted By flying_dutchman
True and true Still the next time there is...

True and true

Still the next time there is an enforcement sting at a stop sign and riders who blow through the stop sign are caught and fined this forum and the BikePortland web page will light up...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,128
Posted By flying_dutchman
On motorcycles riders usually give a wave or nod...

On motorcycles riders usually give a wave or nod to other riders. It is common that Harley riders will not wave or nod to riders of other machines because they are not in the (self perceived) "cool...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,128
Posted By flying_dutchman
There are so many riders on my cycle commute that...

There are so many riders on my cycle commute that it is unusual that I chat up fellow riders. Still if stopped at a light I might comment on how fine the sun gold, showers pass jacket is that the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,448
Posted By flying_dutchman
I am always happy to tip a pint at the Lab, but...

I am always happy to tip a pint at the Lab, but after finding a dead mouse on the floor I have ceased eating there.

Down in Sellwood I enjoy the Muddy Rudder, just east of the Springwater on...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,593
Posted By flying_dutchman
I live in that neighborhood and ride the Sellwood...

I live in that neighborhood and ride the Sellwood Bridge frequently. I always ride the sidewalk. It is crazy narrow. Never insist on right-of-way (ROW), never play "chicken" with other bridge...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,803
Posted By flying_dutchman
I believe you mean "Grand Prix" which the name of...

I believe you mean "Grand Prix" which the name of formula 1 racing. This is pronounced Grand Pree. The if the x is pronounced pronunciation, Grand Pricks is also the description if the definition...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By flying_dutchman
The woman told the police that she always ran...

The woman told the police that she always ran that stop light and that the was never opposing traffic. To her credit she took full responsibility for causing the collision.
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By flying_dutchman
coworker hit a cyclist

Outside our office bldg. is a stop light. It was dark and pouring rain. My coworker was stopped at the light and when it turned green he proceeded. A woman cyclist blew through the red light and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,095
Posted By flying_dutchman
Yea, That pretty much duplicates my commute home...

Yea, That pretty much duplicates my commute home every night. Except I wear a...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 12-06-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 198,322
Posted By flying_dutchman
Did both :?

Did both :?
Forum: Report your Close Calls 12-03-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 198,322
Posted By flying_dutchman
Cantell Sweeping On Friday December 3 at...

Cantell Sweeping

On Friday December 3 at about 10 AM I was rolling down SE Spokane Street toward the Springwater Trail and this street sweeper truck just blows through the stop sign at 7th right...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,189
Posted By flying_dutchman
http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/product/index.js...

http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/product/index.jsp?productId=10793937&cp=2367438.2367824.2292572.2292648

Dicks sporting goods has neoprene gloves for $10 in the hunting apparal section. They...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,379
Posted By flying_dutchman
Smile It appears that cyclists are not subject to the...

It appears that cyclists are not subject to the slow vehicle law, and there is some sense to that. Still if 20 vehicles were stacked up behind the bicycle it would be courteous for him to pull over...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,054
Posted By flying_dutchman
If you think it is bad now, wait until there is...

If you think it is bad now, wait until there is some winter gravel on the roads. When I see that I have ridden through glass I drag my hand over the tires, while rolling, to dislodge the glass bits...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,053
Posted By flying_dutchman
Bicycle Hazard

What is worse than broken glass by the roadside?

http://www.bikeportland.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=131&d=1283964011
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,528
Posted By flying_dutchman
Paron? What is a paron... like paronoia?, and...

Paron? What is a paron... like paronoia?, and how does it fit into a thread celebrating the President of the United States riding a bicycle with his family. Me thinks you could find other threads...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By flying_dutchman
Spam?

I am sure it is a worthy cause, but even if it is not spam, it is clearly off topic. Should cancer, ALS, humane society, Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Friends of Forest Park and other worthy...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,111
Posted By flying_dutchman
Good point, and ultimatly that is the question.

Good point, and ultimatly that is the question.
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,111
Posted By flying_dutchman
Should the cop arrested him, put him in the squad...

Should the cop arrested him, put him in the squad car and hauled him to jail for no lights? Should the cop have been his free taxi? Clearly the LEO envisioned the posibility of an accident, but...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,873
Posted By flying_dutchman
Get your "A" game on! - Pay attention and act on...

Get your "A" game on! - Pay attention and act on your instincts

Let the bus drivers work - The pull over at bus stops (simple huh?)

Ride so you can see bus driver's mirrors. That way the bus...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By flying_dutchman
One can be incompetent at driving (cycling) while...

One can be incompetent at driving (cycling) while on a cell phone, or incompetent at using the cell phone while cycling (driving), but the truth is that multi-tasking makes performance on one of the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,520
Posted By flying_dutchman
Stolen Bike

Is there any update on the stolen titanium folding bicycle?
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 25,989
Posted By flying_dutchman
Yea! A thread, fixed to the top of the forum,...

Yea! A thread, fixed to the top of the forum, for photos of bikes.
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,629
Posted By flying_dutchman
Respect noted

And respectfully back:

From where I sit, which is frequently on a bicycle seat, but sometimes watching news or reading the paper, the outward manifestation of CM is how I reported it. I recall CM...
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