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Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 475,021
Posted By edki
One of many 'interesting rides featured in the...

One of many 'interesting rides featured in the Life Magazine photo essay 'hell on wheels (http://life.time.com/curiosities/hell-on-wheels-in-praise-of-mutant-bicycles/#1)
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-29-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,878
Posted By edki
Inflatable boat repair kits are wonderful things.

Inflatable boat repair kits are wonderful things.
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-27-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,878
Posted By edki
If it were in the tips and advice forum and...

If it were in the tips and advice forum and actually contained tips or advice it might make sense. Here it just seems like spam to me.

I'm sorry you may have found my sardonicism offensive.
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-26-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,878
Posted By edki
Lemme guess, you layer spam on real thick?

Lemme guess, you layer spam on real thick?
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 43,735
Posted By edki
Had a lovely coarse textured headwind this am. ...

Had a lovely coarse textured headwind this am.
Glad I wore safety glasses. . .
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 61,250
Posted By edki
lacorota_________ 7019.5 Bobcycle_________6752 ...

lacorota_________ 7019.5
Bobcycle_________6752
rolinon___________4694.12
Simple.Nature_____4645
Drosen___________4468
edki _____________3681.4
K'Tesh___________3157.2
rpc______________1761...
Forum: Newbie Forum 10-17-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,539
Posted By edki
You're unfairly judgemental. Many of those guys...

You're unfairly judgemental. Many of those guys get bikes from places like JOIN or other social service agencies who recognize that having a bike is a major economic advantage if you're homeless....
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,735
Posted By edki
'Willamette' is likely the roadway

Especially since it'd be rather difficult to ride on the river.

I infer that a spandex wearing cat-6 jackass made a rude comment to another person riding along Willamette, further proving that...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,691
Posted By edki
I'd like to see more unannounced stings. Not just...

I'd like to see more unannounced stings. Not just pedestrian efforts, but enforcement of cell phone laws, the no right turn status at south bound Willamette and Rosa Parks, and turn signal laws. ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,691
Posted By edki
Enforcement Action

If they're going to advertise it everyone ought to know about it. Next Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 pm at the corner of N Williams and N Morris there will be a pedestrian crossing sting operation. For more...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 61,250
Posted By edki
Bobcycle_________4470.3 lacorota__________3790 ...

Bobcycle_________4470.3
lacorota__________3790
Drosen___________3139
edki _____________2130.4
rpc______________1761
Simple.Nature_____1726.5
K'Tesh___________1684.4
dmc_____________1599.5...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,001
Posted By edki
Cents sense

How about the price? The Burley is about twice as much. If they're not 100% sure if a cargo trailer is the way to go that might be a deciding factor.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 61,250
Posted By edki
Bobcycle_________2164.8 lacorota_________...

Bobcycle_________2164.8
lacorota_________ 2016.0
rolinon___________1736.26
Drosen___________1481
edki _____________1354.4
K'Tesh___________1243.5
Simple.Nature_____1000!
rpc______________935...
Forum: Route Info 04-10-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,059
Posted By edki
path less taken

Yes, that's the one. The trouble lies in crossing Columbia when there are high traffic volumes. Portsmouth is a signalized intersection but then you have to ride across the grass or carry across the...
Forum: Newbie Forum 04-08-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 33,071
Posted By edki
"extra weight of my u-lock " I've found that...

"extra weight of my u-lock "

I've found that the few pounds a lock weighs is easily compensated for by attaching it to my bike.

It's nice to be able to stop if I want without worrying too ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,156
Posted By edki
Ahh ... that's a little different. I moved here...

Ahh ... that's a little different. I moved here from a small-town and had the same trouble. I think that Portland is just big enough that people expect a certain level of anonymity. I found that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,156
Posted By edki
It's situational

I generally say hello back, but mostly I'm trying to get to work, or home, or the grocery and not looking to have a conversation.

On the other hand the guy who passed me on the right as I was...
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-09-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,881
Posted By edki
pay on a credit card?

I found that my Visa card covers the CDW/LDW portion of the insurance. Still no liability coverage but it's better than nothing.

To find out coverage on any cards you may have go to...
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-27-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,093
Posted By edki
defense in depth!

I run multiple types of lights.
On front: handle bar mounted niterider dual (700?) and a helmet mounted planet bike light (1/2 watt).
I use the niterider in a steady on mode (except in daylight)...
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-08-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By edki
Tires?

I've been running Conti Gatorskins since November '09 and I've had one flat in that time. That set is sarting to get a bit worn so it might be time to replace them but I've been very satisifed with...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,813
Posted By edki
As long as they don't trade in 50 or more "items...

As long as they don't trade in 50 or more "items of regulated property during any one-year period" they aren't required to record serial numbers or fulfill any of the other obligations (including...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 07-31-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 199,789
Posted By edki
UJE 602, Chevy Van

Northbound on N. Concord Friday evening 7/30/10, about 6 pm. Van driver passed aggressively and far too close (about 12 to 18 inches). Made immediate next left onto Emerson.
Vehicle is a battered...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,765
Posted By edki
How can they not?

Sharrows use funds that could be used for other safety improvements and add to the public perception of cyclists as a specialized, preferentially treated class of users and not as legitimate road...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By edki
On the routes that I checked bycycle.org is still...

On the routes that I checked bycycle.org is still superior.
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,388
Posted By edki
don't pass real close on my right and you'll be...

don't pass real close on my right and you'll be fine.
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