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Forum: Book Talk 06-27-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 217,733
Posted By kenl666
Most of these have already been mentioned but...

Most of these have already been mentioned but here goes:

- Ten Points, Bill Strickland. A tremendous story about the chilling abuse he suffered interspersed with his efforts to get sufficient...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,986
Posted By kenl666
I recently picked one of these up but have only...

I recently picked one of these up but have only used it on one ride so far (but it was a century). I also got the Strapette accessory, so of course with that on you absolutely can not slide it around...
Forum: Route Info 10-01-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,229
Posted By kenl666
Fall color rides?

Well, the leaves will be turning color soon. Can anyone recommend rides that showcase the upcoming fall colors? I'm thinking HCRH might be a good one, any others?
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-01-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,943
Posted By kenl666
I'm just guessing here, but you may need to...

I'm just guessing here, but you may need to double-over the lycra that you sew the patch seam into?

The reason being that when I look at the seams in my shorts it looks like that's that the...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 11-24-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 843
Posted By kenl666
anyone want to ride this weekend?

I think I'm gonna need to work off some calories...

I'm on the east side, maybe from the Gateway freddies, up the HCR highway to the Women's Forum?
Forum: Route Info 11-18-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,269
Posted By kenl666
oh snap, I didn't even see you mention the...

oh snap, I didn't even see you mention the clackamas max in your original post, just call me Capt. Obvious... or Oblivious... :confused:
Forum: Route Info 11-17-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,269
Posted By kenl666
Max?

Don't forget the new max line starts at Clackamas Town Center, if you can get there then just take max to the Parkrose/Sumner TC and then, uh, somehow get to 21st & Columbia, maybe via Killingsworth?...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 11-12-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By kenl666
I'll be there unless it's pouring (and I mean...

I'll be there unless it's pouring (and I mean pouring) down rain.

Yellow/Blue Lightspeed Classic
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By kenl666
Today was a great day for a ride

I've been having some significant personal issues and was off the bike for the last two months, just got back on this last weekend and today. Today I did ride #10 from the Rubber to the Road vol 2...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 07-07-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By kenl666
Any portland-area riders carpool to the Tour des Chutes?

I'm planning on giving this a try on July 18th, just trying to gauge interest in some sort of car-pool. I have a minivan, can get at least three bikes in there.

I'm also still trying to figure out...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,902
Posted By kenl666
lighten up dude. I was expressing disappointment...

lighten up dude. I was expressing disappointment in a fellow Oregonian not being in the TdF, I wasn't saying he should be out there snapping his leg in two again...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,902
Posted By kenl666
2009 TdF

Looks like Horner didn't get the call, I'm really bummed, probably more than Chris himself; that guy is annoyingly optimistic!
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By kenl666
If you're looking for organized rides, also check...

If you're looking for organized rides, also check out http://www.bicyclepaper.com/calendar/nw.

They also have guides that are usually available at most area LBSs. Just make sure to get the right...
Forum: Route Info 06-08-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,510
Posted By kenl666
I was able to get 3 or 4 miles past the gate on...

I was able to get 3 or 4 miles past the gate on Saturday before stopping due to snow. I don't remember exactly because it was unbelievably cold and rainy/dripping condensation off the trees. I was...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,051
Posted By kenl666
I have the tan where it looks like I dipped my...

I have the tan where it looks like I dipped my hand in bleach ;)

I think I'll skip the gloves for a while...
Forum: Route Info 04-28-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,012
Posted By kenl666
Well, I don't go that route anymore, I use the...

Well, I don't go that route anymore, I use the Barbur/72nd route now. In the morning southbound on 43 was OK due to light traffic, in the afternoon coming back I just got tired of getting honked at...
Forum: Route Info 04-27-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,012
Posted By kenl666
This is practically my commute. Blast down...

This is practically my commute.

Blast down Division until you get to the springwater trail by the opera house. Here you have two options:

A: left (south) on springwater trail until Sellwood...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,894
Posted By kenl666
+1. If anyone claims that they're a cop, just...

+1. If anyone claims that they're a cop, just politely ask to see their identification. Make sure to get their license plate number when they drive off in a huff ;)
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,870
Posted By kenl666
This would just give more ammunition to the...

This would just give more ammunition to the <whiny>it's toooo confusing</whiny> argument.

Personally, I think that anyone who truly finds the Idaho Stop concept confusing should have their...
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-11-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By kenl666
I got a set of the sealed derailleur cables at...

I got a set of the sealed derailleur cables at River City Bicycles last year, you could call 'em and see if they're still in stock (and they're having a sale this week too).

Unfortunately, you can...
Forum: Book Talk 02-26-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,216
Posted By kenl666
I have an old copy of Zinn's MTB book which is...

I have an old copy of Zinn's MTB book which is helpful for my old MTB. For my newer road bikd, I have Park's blue book. The park tools web site also has a lot of helpful information; basically...
Forum: Route Info 02-09-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,451
Posted By kenl666
I just head straight east on Division, the only...

I just head straight east on Division, the only tricky part is between 60th & (approx) 78th. The lanes narrow down but I just take the right lane and have never had a problem. At 92nd, hang a left...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By kenl666
It's illegal to get over to the left too early?...

It's illegal to get over to the left too early? Can you explain, I wasn't aware of this (or am I misunderstanding your post?)
Forum: Route Info 10-21-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,380
Posted By kenl666
What time of day? If it's early enough (say,...

What time of day? If it's early enough (say, before 6:30am-ish) then you can just take Division all the way down straight to the south end of the Eastbank Esplanade (by the Opera), hang a right and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By kenl666
I'd be interested.

I'd be interested.
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