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Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281,838
Posted By wsbob
Thinking of using the Pibal in scooter mode, I...

Thinking of using the Pibal in scooter mode, I expect a concern some people will have, is possibly hooking the pedal with their leg as they kick back. To help counter that from happening, maybe use a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292,252
Posted By wsbob
Do you? Not knowing the guy at all, or New...

Do you? Not knowing the guy at all, or New Yorkers knowledge of, and opinion of him, I have no idea what he has to say about swimming or riding in cars. Cherry picking some off-hand personal feeling...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292,252
Posted By wsbob
Story here is that Suffolk County Legis. Thomas...

Story here is that Suffolk County Legis. Thomas Barraga responded to a letter sent by one of his constituents, saying...in addition to what Alan quoted him having said:

"...I have lived in West...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265,287
Posted By wsbob
Spiffy...thanks for your thoughts. Avoiding...

Spiffy...thanks for your thoughts.

Avoiding instances of collisions is the main point of responses to the OP's examples presented in the bikeforum discussion.

What people in that discussion...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265,287
Posted By wsbob
Situational positioning, and Avoiding Right Hooks

Very good back and forth discussion over at bikeforums 'Advocacy & Safety' category, that so far, in large part, touches on how people riding where motor vehicles are traveling alongside them to...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-02-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,060
Posted By wsbob
U-shaped: Is that the type rack people refer to...

U-shaped: Is that the type rack people refer to as a staple? Just two bends, with a single horizontal span?

Doesn't the design and installation locations of those type racks have people locking...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 10-30-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By wsbob
Year's not over...you've still got November and...

Year's not over...you've still got November and December to rack up mileage! You did good as it is.
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-28-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 86,220
Posted By wsbob
Bike Gallery Beaverton: deal on a nice hi-vis...

Bike Gallery Beaverton: deal on a nice hi-vis green jacket. Endura brand. Has a fair bit of retro-reflective material on shoulders and back. Underarm zippers. Heavier jacket, I would think it would...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-27-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 86,773
Posted By wsbob
I've had a few thorns piercing tires...but...

I've had a few thorns piercing tires...but dozens? Never that bad. I'm aggressive when taking them out. Grab the outside of the tire between thumb and forefinger, then dig them out with the tip of a...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-25-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,044
Posted By wsbob
A bit off topic, but still west side/Beaverton...

A bit off topic, but still west side/Beaverton related: Some of you may have noticed the Oregonian recently has put a bit more emphasis on covering news happening in Beaverton. Created a special...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-19-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 86,220
Posted By wsbob
Today, over at TJ Maxx...Hi-vis green with some...

Today, over at TJ Maxx...Hi-vis green with some black insets and bits of retro-reflective silver trim, men's full zip, zip front pockets. Brooks running jacket, water resistant, limited availability,...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-19-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,044
Posted By wsbob
Except for reading about them some...in fact, I...

Except for reading about them some...in fact, I think reading about roundabouts I've done, was by way of a discussion here in the forums some time back, in which maybe q`Tzal or Simple Nature...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-17-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 86,220
Posted By wsbob
Simple Nature....good find...nice picture of it...

Simple Nature....good find...nice picture of it posted here too...looks like the jacket may be a fair investment of $55...nice discount from retail.


Another hi-vis deal: Old Navy has an active...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-17-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,044
Posted By wsbob
hey q`Tzal...for the area in which this new...

hey q`Tzal...for the area in which this new development is proposed, roundabouts could be worthwhile infrastructure to look at for major roads on its perimeter having intersections such as...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-14-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 86,220
Posted By wsbob
Price update on the fleece vests...bright orange...

Price update on the fleece vests...bright orange and other colors...at Fred's: surprising to me, the previous sale price has dropped another $3, making it $9.99. I think I may be able to walk in...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-12-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,044
Posted By wsbob
Okay you guys, with the 'Land of Milk and Honey'...

Okay you guys, with the 'Land of Milk and Honey' reverie....:rolleyes: .

Again from the local news source, The Oregonian, that many people love to hate, is another piece on the South Cooper Mtn...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-09-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,044
Posted By wsbob
Simple Nature...you sound like a weary veteran of...

Simple Nature...you sound like a weary veteran of local public meetings!! Relax, have a little fun...let your mind imagine something good.

I think one of the reasons departures from the standard...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-09-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,044
Posted By wsbob
"When the city planning department decides they...

"When the city planning department decides they want housing, they leave the infrastructure to the other departments. .... In short, the approving agencies get to turn a blind eye to what is obvious...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-08-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,044
Posted By wsbob
Guys...thanks for the input. For the area's size,...

Guys...thanks for the input. For the area's size, it's a huge number of people the powers that be anticipate bringing in: 15,000-17,000. All those people will have places they need to go, so whether,...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-07-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,044
Posted By wsbob
Planning community infrastructure design for South/North Cooper Mtn

Some of you living on the West Side may be aware of and interested in details about efforts that are going on, to develop parcels of land referred to as South Cooper Mtn, and North Cooper Mtn. With...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-05-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 86,220
Posted By wsbob
For guys, maybe gals, depending: Bright orange...

For guys, maybe gals, depending: Bright orange micro fleece vest, at Fred's...$12.99 sale price. 'Great Northwest' brand: Not quite hi-vis orange...In the store, I compared it side by side, next to...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-19-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,259
Posted By wsbob
Cabot St bike lane obstruction cleared

This is Cabot St just east of a Hwy 217 overpass. For some reason, don't really know why, for the last 4-5 days, a resident has left his big ol' flat black Jimmy parked in the bike lane about one car...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-04-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,840
Posted By wsbob
Indicated by your comments posted to the forums,...

Indicated by your comments posted to the forums, you'll do fine. Keep it simple and to the facts. Hearing from dozens of people...hundreds of people, is what it may take to bring this issue to a...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-03-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,840
Posted By wsbob
Simple Nature...any progress/luck, with the...

Simple Nature...any progress/luck, with the letter writing?

I hoped the recent Hwy 101 insufficient shoulder paving debacle, may have roused the public's awareness of the insidious short shrift...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-22-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,840
Posted By wsbob
Busier elsewhere than usual the last few days, I...

Busier elsewhere than usual the last few days, I nearly missed a story in the Oregonian about 'fog seal' road paving being used in Portland. Also has some good info about 'slurry seal', relative...
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