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Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By nborders
Spoke Cards Gallery (around the world)

I found this Flickr gallery sideshow of spoke cards from around the internets. I found it interesting that there are these communities around the world (and nation) that share our bike culture. I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By nborders
Hurray! .... I think. Wait, doesn't this...

Hurray! .... I think.

Wait, doesn't this mean that more farming is done by huge super-farms. Jefferson is turning in his grave.

~n
Forum: Route Info 01-22-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,651
Posted By nborders
Praise be good!

Finally Washington County even acknowledges there are such things as bike lanes.

Now if we can just get them to add bike lanes to urban roads. Beverton-Hillsdale to the Multnomah Co. line is an...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,471
Posted By nborders
Yes

I squeeze my junk into spandex every morning. 10 miles up and over sylvan through downtown. I usually wear them under my clothes after a shower in the morning. Not too comfortable, so sometimes I...
Forum: Route Info 08-22-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,395
Posted By nborders
I'm tired of this crud!

First of all I commute from Beaverton EVERY DAY and never have a problem. I feel proud that I need to commute over the west hills on a daily basis. I feel proud that I can include myself in the...
Forum: Bikepool Connections 10-11-2006, 11:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,576
Posted By nborders
Sunset HW Bike Path Eastbound Mornings

We are a tough bunch. The toughest in town.

Anyone heading to downtown from Cedar Hills over the Sunset HW (HW 26) bike path, can join me at 7:15 at the start of the bike path.

I would...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2006, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,208
Posted By nborders
I always do "the nod" and rarely a wave. Maybe...

I always do "the nod" and rarely a wave. Maybe others don't notice.

I'm to intraverted to actually say Hi or the like. :)

~n
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,311
Posted By nborders
Best Winter Overhaul

I normally fix and maintain my bike throughout the year. However, there comes a time when you need to just have your bike looked at by a proffessional.

I noticed the BG has their winter overhaul...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By nborders
Not to beat a dead horse but, no I wasn't I was...

Not to beat a dead horse but, no I wasn't I was on jefferson next to Higgins in a parking spot.
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By nborders
I'm not going to say that I know what this guy...

I'm not going to say that I know what this guy was thinking, so he may have felt I cut him off.

My point is that we need to be respectful all around and I found it eye-opening to have the roles...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,673
Posted By nborders
I never blow through red lights. . .I take that...

I never blow through red lights. . .I take that back, there is one light that I do treat as a stop sign. It is on Moody, and nobody drives that road in the morning so I coudl sit a a red light for...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By nborders
So I drive to work for the first time in 6 months and. . .

I ride every day but when the weather is really crappy I take the bus and max. My project is to ride 4 out of 5 days in the week. So far so good this year, BTW.

So I have a 2002 4Runner that I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,776
Posted By nborders
Re: NW To Downtown Commute/Ride Help

Here is the route you are looking for. You'll just need to cut-over to Barnes then head up to that Neighborhood near the cemetary and over to the sunset bike trail.

It might be easier to find...
Forum: Route Info 05-26-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,629
Posted By nborders
I have rode this route from Beaverton to Macadam....

I have rode this route from Beaverton to Macadam. The ride isn't that bad when you get into multnomah county on Beaverton Hillsdale HW. I agree, you need to have a good clip on this route it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 27,657
Posted By nborders
Re: I was harassed by a cyclist named James this morning.

Erica, I don't want to downplay your overall point of watching-out who you ride with at all.

However, I must comment on this sentence. Maybe it is a west-side thing, but I have conversations...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,674
Posted By nborders
Jefferson Exit closed till July

Heya all,

Keep in mind that the westboud Jefferson to zoo, IS NOT FUN! I do not recomend it at all. First of all the 3 "pinch" spots are scary as hell because uphill traffic cannot see you while...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,674
Posted By nborders
It was easy enough. I just framed the area I...

It was easy enough. I just framed the area I wanted to show in Google earth, then took a screenshot. I pasted the screenshot in Photoshop, then drew the lines of the route with the pencil tool.
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,674
Posted By nborders
Re: What route to Sylvan?

Here ya go!

NOTE: This ride will take 20-25 min from the base of jefferson to the top of sylvan. If you are trying to save time, you can hop on the max at Goose Hollow and ride to the zoo or...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,674
Posted By nborders
Westside Commuter info

NOTE: See below for commuting options for the Sunset Bike Path

I ride daily up and over Sylvan hill and down to Portland. I see the same 4-5 people in the winter and maybe 10 or so in the...
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