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Forum: Tips & Advice 03-10-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,644
Posted By Axel
You can make your own anchor for cheap. Buy a...

You can make your own anchor for cheap. Buy a couple of bags of Quikrete, and four sections of steel pipe with 90-degree elbow fittings to make a rectangular shape.

Dig a hole in your garage...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,774
Posted By Axel
Bike Gallery lists a $6 service charge for pedal...

Bike Gallery lists a $6 service charge for pedal installation on their website. (http://www.bikegallery.com/service/service-menu.php)

Last year, I was charged $5 at Southwest Bicycle for pedal...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-10-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By Axel
Bars and tape

On a related note to the "Grip tape adhesive removal" thread ... (as seen here: http://www.bikeportland.org/forum/showthread.php?t=3391)

What is everyone using for handlebars and tape? I'm not...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-09-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By Axel
Simple Green or nail polish remover (acetone) is...

Simple Green or nail polish remover (acetone) is also good for this.

Regardless of what you end up using, you might use a rag or old newspaper to cover your rims, braking surfaces, and moving...
Forum: Newbie Forum 12-09-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 174
Sticky: Who rides what?
Views: 146,127
Posted By Axel
A pair of Konas

http://photos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs267.snc1/9435_539270725401_42001405_31845132_7945415_n.jpg

Racing my 2009 Kona Jake the Snake at Cross Crusade. Jake's my go-to bike for commuting,...
Forum: Route Info 10-22-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,934
Posted By Axel
Kevin, I do hope you're not trolling. I'm...

Kevin, I do hope you're not trolling. I'm willing to give you the benefit of the doubt here.

That said, your original post probably came off as a bit narrow-minded in its focus - you seemed...
Forum: Route Info 10-22-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,934
Posted By Axel
The thing to keep in mind is that the cycletrack...

The thing to keep in mind is that the cycletrack is an incomplete experiment, the outcome of which will determine whether other cycletracks are implemented elsewhere in Portland. Broadway doesn't...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By Axel
Great report, Scott - happy to hear you made it...

Great report, Scott - happy to hear you made it back with no issues!
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TTR125 (http://www.cyclechaos.com/wiki/Yamaha_TTR125)
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By Axel
Scott, you should be fine at long as you're well...

Scott, you should be fine at long as you're well prepared with the basics (food, water, tools).

Highway 8 from Forest Grove to the Highway 6 junction is a nice ride, with low traffic. Highway 6...
Forum: Route Info 08-23-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,145
Posted By Axel
gibby, what exactly about Barbur Blvd. is the...

gibby, what exactly about Barbur Blvd. is the issue? I use Barbur nearly every time I ride and I've never had a problem. It really is the fastest way to get from the Village to downtown.
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Forum: Route Info 08-19-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,430
Posted By Axel
Last rode the BV trail from Vernonia to Banks a...

Last rode the BV trail from Vernonia to Banks a couple of months ago. The trail was in fine shape and completely rideable from start to finish on a cyclocross bike with 32c tires. A great trip!
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Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,488
Posted By Axel
If you're looking at a '09 Dew, you should be...

If you're looking at a '09 Dew, you should be able to wait a bit and get a better deal - Kona just released their '10 lineup, so the older bikes that haven't sold yet will most likely get marked...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 07-25-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,666
Posted By Axel
Bikely was offline for a while today - try the...

Bikely was offline for a while today - try the link again and see if that works for you.
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SP600 (http://www.cyclechaos.com/wiki/Suzuki_SP600)
Forum: Route Info 07-24-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,788
Posted By Axel
While not flat, this route is probably the most...

While not flat, this route is probably the most direct:

N on Macadam from Sellwood Bridge
L at light on SW Taylors Ferry
R on SW Fulton Park Blvd
L on SW Corbett Ave
R on SW Custer
R on SW...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Axel
Also, if you're interested in distance events,...

Also, if you're interested in distance events, you may want to take a look at http://orrandonneurs.org/ as well.
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Yamaha DT175 (http://www.cyclechaos.com/wiki/Yamaha_DT175)
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Axel
http://orbike.com/ ...is yet another...

http://orbike.com/

...is yet another resource with a calendar and registration links for cycling events.
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vaporizer reviews (http://vaporizer.org/reviews)
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Axel
http://portlandracing.com/directions.html ...

http://portlandracing.com/directions.html

The above link has a diagram with directions to PIR via the MAX station. You'll want to go south through the main gate, then follow the access road to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,801
Posted By Axel
http://forum.velonews.com/read.php?f=2&i=346620&t=...

http://forum.velonews.com/read.php?f=2&i=346620&t=346620#reply_346620

Sad...
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TS90 (http://www.cyclechaos.com/wiki/Suzuki_TS90)
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-23-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By Axel
Recently switched from these gloves to a pair...

Recently switched from these gloves to a pair made by Trek ($35 at Bike Gallery in Beaverton, as seen at http://www.bonthronebikes.co.uk/356-231311).

I found that even with a liner glove inside...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 02-20-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,750
Posted By Axel
Might catch you guys on the way back in, I'm...

Might catch you guys on the way back in, I'm going to ride out to Oxbow and return on the Springwater. I'll be sure to say hi if I see you out there.
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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,006
Posted By Axel
Canuck: you guys hiring at all? ;) I don't...

Canuck: you guys hiring at all? ;)

I don't get any sort of benefit from my employer at all. I've even been ordered out of the building by the property manager for daring to store my bike in my...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 02-13-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,935
Posted By Axel
Replies to: Jerk Driver... Oregon Tree License Plate 089 DML

technically the bicyclist in front of the Prius could be said to be in violation of (ORS 814.420: Failure to use bicycle lane or path)....but nowhere in the text of the law does it give the driver of...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,523
Posted By Axel
814.430: Improper use of lanes; exceptions;...

814.430: Improper use of lanes; exceptions; penalty.

(1) A person commits the offense of improper use of lanes by a bicycle if the person is operating a bicycle on a roadway at less than the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,523
Posted By Axel
Sorry to hear about your experience with the...

Sorry to hear about your experience with the Tigard police. It sounds like they need additional training in Oregon bicycling laws. It's not their job to decide what is safe and what is unsafe,...
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-05-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,136
Posted By Axel
Good to hear you're feeling better, K'Tesh - nice...

Good to hear you're feeling better, K'Tesh - nice running into you tonight during my evening commute!
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Scarabeo 500 (http://www.cyclechaos.com/wiki/Aprilia_Scarabeo_500)
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