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Forum: Tips & Advice 08-27-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,521
Posted By letsroll
Protecting paint

So finally got a new bike, and I have ridden it once and I already has a scratch. Is there any thing I can put on it to prevent scratches?
Forum: All About the West Side 08-24-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,407
Posted By letsroll
Donate bikes

Where do I donate used bikes? Yes they are in need of some tlc, one way more than the other. Thought I would ask before I cut them up and put them in the trash. Would have repaired them but I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 405,519
Posted By letsroll
like how the car backs up 2 foot and not the...

like how the car backs up 2 foot and not the whole distance, why not more. I can see the reason for the creep for the car however. Poor visibility to see cross traffic at the stop line.
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-06-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,877
Posted By letsroll
THanks guys I will go and check out the Surly,...

THanks guys I will go and check out the Surly, Salsa and the Raleigh. I have shoes and lights and clothing. Well I need to get new bike shorts (according to the g-friend), mine are 6 years old and...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-05-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,877
Posted By letsroll
Drop bars and room for fenders and decent...

Drop bars and room for fenders and decent components are the must. Want to be able to put full fenders, not the cut and fit setup I have now. Not totally sold on the idea of panniers, but thinking...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-05-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,877
Posted By letsroll
Lookin at a new bike

My current bike is too small (got it when I was 15) and I finally have some extra coin. The Trek Portland http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/urban/portland/portland/ The fenders suck but those...
Forum: All About the West Side 05-04-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,673
Posted By letsroll
I bet when this intersection was put in the...

I bet when this intersection was put in the railway was in use and the railroad was unwilling to change/move the signals for when a train comes through. At this point Hillsboro might not see the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By letsroll
Hope you said something to them and they heard...

Hope you said something to them and they heard you. Texting while doing anything but sitting in a chair is just not smart.
Forum: Report your Close Calls 09-02-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,351
Posted By letsroll
Let me see if I got this straight. The door...

Let me see if I got this straight. The door closed on you and your peddle hit your leg and cut you. You talked to Trimet and they offered you a FREE monthly pass for your trouble. It sounds like...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,020
Posted By letsroll
I don't see how the segway could be a pedestrian...

I don't see how the segway could be a pedestrian impliment. You have to stand and lean, and at 12 mph rather fast. How fast can those wheele chairs go? 5 mph or less? If you head a true health...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-18-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,106
Posted By letsroll
Try bathing more that once a month.......... :) ...

Try bathing more that once a month.......... :)

I know what you mean about the synth shirts. Two things I have found. Besure to wash that sucker in HOT water when you do. Only wear it once...
Forum: Newbie Forum 05-07-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,534
Posted By letsroll
welcome back to the best coast ;)

welcome back to the best coast ;)
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By letsroll
Never lived there but the last two times I was...

Never lived there but the last two times I was down there I took my bike and loved it. It is a great city to ride around (rode mostly downtown and north of Golden gate). That being said I like...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,620
Posted By letsroll
WOW. Glad everything worked out, and yes there...

WOW. Glad everything worked out, and yes there are jerks out there.

One thing, were there a lot of riders behind you? They did this to you and scared you, they might possibly do it to the next...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By letsroll
fredlf, If not a bridge and growth will...

fredlf,

If not a bridge and growth will happen anyway then what do you propose to help ease congestion to make use of the freeway practical. Do we ban WAers and ORers from commuting across the...
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-26-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,540
Posted By letsroll
Well if you were core you would not use socks or...

Well if you were core you would not use socks or shoes.

I have not used sandles but my shimano shoes are mostly mesh. As for socks I use cotton low cut socks. Super check and I use them for...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By letsroll
Wast of $$$. What is a wast of $$$ is not...

Wast of $$$. What is a wast of $$$ is not planning for the future and designing a freeway that will be too small in a few years time. I hate to break it to everybody but population growth is NOT...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By letsroll
mtbr.com Been looking at a new mountain...

mtbr.com

Been looking at a new mountain bike. 33 now, bought bike when I was 15 or rather parents bought it. It is a tad on the small side....lol, just a tad.

Other than that, just this one.
Forum: Report your Close Calls 03-14-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By letsroll
I have had to get off my bike once as a lab went...

I have had to get off my bike once as a lab went after me and I could not get out of there fast enough. Owner yelled at the dog, then I yelled at the owner.

Back in the day on one of my regular...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By letsroll
LMAO. That is great!! Now if I had a roller set...

LMAO. That is great!! Now if I had a roller set up.
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-14-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,718
Posted By letsroll
You will end up with different gloves for winter...

You will end up with different gloves for winter and summer. Summer I typically don't use any gloves. Winter if it is dry you can get away with a suprisingly thin glove. I had an old pair of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By letsroll
which ever body type is having the most fun at...

which ever body type is having the most fun at the time ;)
Forum: Report your Close Calls 02-22-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,729
Posted By letsroll
Way to take the bull by the horns. Two thumbs up...

Way to take the bull by the horns. Two thumbs up from this guy. I do the same thing when road conditions or jerks make me feel the need to.
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-27-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,202
Posted By letsroll
car battery and some wire. You sit on the saddle...

car battery and some wire. You sit on the saddle and grab the handle bars, complete the circut. You keep your bike and get the bad man:D
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,135
Posted By letsroll
I think most people just don't realise that they...

I think most people just don't realise that they are doing anything wrong. It is unforunate that most of the time they jump to the defensive side instead of hearing what you are trying to tell them.
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