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Forum: Report your Close Calls 10-27-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By Let's Bike
Post It's illegal according to ORS 814.210

814.210 Operation of moped on sidewalk or bicycle trail; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of operation of a moped on a sidewalk or bicycle trail if the person operates a moped upon a...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-08-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,152
Posted By Let's Bike
Planet Bike's taillight rack bracket

Planet Bike does have a taillight rack bracket:
http://ecom1.planetbike.com/3108.html
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By Let's Bike
Lightbulb O-ring or rubber band

Cheap -- a rubber band/rubber bracelet (e.g. Livestrong)/O-ring and a rubber spacer between the handlebar and the flashlight will do the job:...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By Let's Bike
Thumbs up Twofish LockBlock or the universal bike mount

I use the Twofish Lockblock (https://www.4sevens.com/advanced_search_result.php?osCsid=81663b4cb1460393bc5d3a72b181750e&keywords=twofish&x=0&y=0) for my Fenix flashlight...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,967
Posted By Let's Bike
Trek Recalls Girls Bicycles Due To Frame Failure

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2008
Release #08-186

Firm's...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By Let's Bike
Critical Mass is tomorrow

Info about Critical Mass:
http://rosecitycriticalmass.org/

The next one is tomorrow (Friday, January 25th) :
Meet at 5:30pm under the West side of the Burnside Bridge.

Make sure you have a...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-16-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,980
Posted By Let's Bike
Thumbs up Planet Bike BRT

I use two Planet Bike BRT Strap Multi-Use LED Bicycle Safety Light (http://www.amazon.com/Planet-Bike-Multi-Use-Bicycle-Safety/dp/B000AO7JP0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=sporting-goods&qid=1200511305&sr=8-1)...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,967
Posted By Let's Bike
Pacific Cycle Recalls Children's Trailer Bicycles

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2008
Release #08-156

Firm's...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,967
Posted By Let's Bike
Exclamation Bicycle-related product recalls

I'm on U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prerel.html)'s recall notification mailing list. Occasionally there are bike-related products being recalled. I...
Forum: Route Info 11-30-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,611
Posted By Let's Bike
Smile Thanks for all your suggestions!

Thanks lynnef for the detailed route suggestion! I like the idea of avoiding Cedar Hills Blvd as the stretch that crosses Hwy26 always makes me uncomfortable. I'd also like to avoid Walker west of...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 11-29-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,799
Posted By Let's Bike
Sorry to hear about your scare. Your close...

Sorry to hear about your scare.

Your close call sounds very similar to mine (http://bikeportland.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1327). It seems that a lot of people in the suburbs don't look when they...
Forum: Route Info 11-29-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,611
Posted By Let's Bike
Question Please help me avoid NW Cornell Rd

I live approx. 1 mile west of NW Skyline between Cornell and Thompson and work near OGI. The most direct commute route for me is via NW Cornell between NW 102nd and NW Amberglen Parkway. Heading...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-23-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,003
Posted By Let's Bike
Color of lights

That's a great idea! I'd love to be able to change the white lights to amber (trying to follow the statute). Do you know where I can get those films?


I have white, red, blue, green, and purple...
Forum: Route Info 11-20-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,437
Posted By Let's Bike
Maps for GPS

I think Heerda's 2nd post is about maps for GPS devices.
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-18-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,003
Posted By Let's Bike
Unhappy A cold cathode bulb snapped last night!

I broke the cold cathode bulb under my top tube by accident last night while trying to untangle my bike with a bike rack -- I was lifting the bike from the top tube, forgetting the bulb was there...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-17-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,003
Posted By Let's Bike
Thumbs up No problem in the rain so far

Actually the setup holds up very well in the rain so far. It endured the parade, the ride to the Lucky Lab, parking in the rain, the ride with K'Tesh to the MAX stop, the ride home (3 miles up...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-14-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,003
Posted By Let's Bike
Lightbulb Cold Cathode lights from vibelight.com

those are quite expensive @ $99 a pop.[/QUOTE]I don't know how they compare to Down Low Glow, but I got a pair of Cold Cathode lights (http://www.vibelights.com/pococabili.html) from Vibelights...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,820
Posted By Let's Bike
Planet Bike offers helmet bracket

You can get a helmet bracket from Planet Bike for $5 (free shipping):
http://ecom1.planetbike.com/3101.html

http://ecom1.planetbike.com/planetbike/media/3101.jpg...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 11-05-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,020
Posted By Let's Bike
Unhappy Just want to ride my bike without being maimed or dead

Thanks, K'Tesh! I was so shaken up by the experience that I did not get on my bike over the weekend. :( I'm happy to report though that I'm commuting by bike again today. :)


I'll try to post a...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 11-03-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,020
Posted By Let's Bike
NW Walker Rd at OGI, Beaverton

Yesterday (Friday, 11/2) around 7:45pm, I was riding home from work eastbound on NW Walker Rd. next to OGI. While passing the OGI driveway in the bike lane/shoulder(?), a guy driving a large SUV...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 10-26-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,440
Posted By Let's Bike
Sorry!

Sorry to hear that you are hurt.

Seeing your bike, I realized that we have met (I'm the girl asking you about bike lights at Beaverton Performance a few weeks ago).

Wish you a speedy recovery!
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-26-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,003
Posted By Let's Bike
Thanks Pdxrunner for the heads-up. I ordered a...

Thanks Pdxrunner for the heads-up. I ordered a DiNotte 200L this morning and it was shipped by noon (Wow, I'm impressed ).

Amazon.com is selling the Planet Bike SuperFlash for $16.95 right now. ...
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