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Forum: Newbie Forum 10-03-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,214
Posted By jgadamski
what I've learned..

is to not remove the tube completely from the rim. inflate it to find the leak, and look at the corresponding area where the leak is to find that thorn, shard of glass,etc
But yeah, at $5 a pop...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,031
Posted By jgadamski
Much of it to Rick Baughman, I am sure

When he sold a chunk of the events he promoted to Good Sports Productions, he kept BridgePedal for himself. IF this isn't true, I hope someone corrects me.
15,000 riders at $35 a pop is quite a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 26,795
Posted By jgadamski
Perhaps a North Portland forum?

We seem to have beaucoup of commuter cyclists up here, but once we get home, that it.
Perhaps a forum to encourage more spontanious fun, more peninsula specific events. Just a suggestion...
Forum: Route Info 05-14-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,990
Posted By jgadamski
sidewalks uphill to past the crest of the bridge,...

sidewalks uphill to past the crest of the bridge, and then taking the lane to take advantage of the downhills, better visibility, especially for lane changes and turns. I may have the right to the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By jgadamski
Jimi Hardin/ St Johns Parade

Jimi is the drummer in question, and while he now has an indoor place to practice, he still plans on coming out to the Portland Rd entrance to Smith and Bybee Lakes this summer. I know Jimi through...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,858
Posted By jgadamski
How soon we forget.

I can't buy that line. While there were no doubt some 'anarchists' in the ranks, a good many of regular participants were pretty mainstream. CM was a social event. Being a cyclist in Portland was no...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,858
Posted By jgadamski
CM was fun for some,but not all.

the constant police pressure and expensive tickets were certainly a large part of the equation. And many of the cops there were certainly aggressive and enjoyed using force. But when CM first arrived...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By jgadamski
Emergency lighting

My helmet mounted Planet Bike flashy blinky LED light went out one dark night. As luck would have it, I had in my pocket a cheap 2 for $3.99 harbor freight 9 LED lights. And since I ALWAYS keep a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By jgadamski
Bicycle Master Plan

So the draft of the Bicycle Master Plan is out. It will be going to Planning soon, and then on to Council. Have you read it and understand the implications? What will it mean to us as cyclists in...
Forum: Route Info 10-02-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,170
Posted By jgadamski
I spoke with an ODOT worker last week when I was...

I spoke with an ODOT worker last week when I was out there,he said the completion goal is mid-October,but his assessment was probably November. While inconvenient, the project is being worked on and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,951
Posted By jgadamski
Lance was right..its not about the bike...

When I started commuting, a 15 mile adventure between outer SE and industrial NW, it took me about and hour and a half to get home. I made it an internal competion, trying to cut my time. I usually...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,586
Posted By jgadamski
First of all I would ask your tenents what they...

First of all I would ask your tenents what they prefer. Depending on location and feelings of safety, it could be a toss up whether they would use a corral or not,depending on how safe they feel...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,392
Posted By jgadamski
OK.. my dream..

the Esplanade and Waterfront Park become the hub of many trails leading into the City. From North Portland, Sullivans Gulch, West Hills,Sellwood, wherever. The outer 40 mile loop connecting with all...
Forum: Newbie Forum 07-01-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,639
Posted By jgadamski
be sure to check out the resource links on...

be sure to check out the resource links on BikePortlands main site to find local resources that fit with the kind of riding and activities you like to do. This is at the top of the page of BP....
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By jgadamski
Ray Thomas, who holds classes on bicycle law for...

Ray Thomas, who holds classes on bicycle law for riders, jokingly refers to this phenomenom as the 'urban deer' reaction.. you just never know what those silly deer/cyclists will do !
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By jgadamski
Ever consider a lawsuit?

Oregon statue has specific requirements for providing bike/ped facilities when road construction occurs. Of course, if nobody challenges a City, they often do as they please. A lawsuit, or threat of...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By jgadamski
but be careful in the rain...

yesterday, a woman either had a collision or fell at Albina and Rosa Parks. It was raining hard and when I came on the scene, medics were attending her and police had traffic diverted. A pickup with...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By jgadamski
Note that its an affluent community...

complete with $40K per space parking. Now look at many high density low income developments in and around Portland and see what their lot is. No stores close by, frequently on high volume...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,396
Posted By jgadamski
its your money.

There are some incredibly small and very good quality speakers available for only a little bit.. ( $15 to $30) and,depending on bike and mechanical skills,it would be easy to set up something you...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,715
Posted By jgadamski
as a guy.. you look past the attractive young...

as a guy.. you look past the attractive young lady and focus on her ride.
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,382
Posted By jgadamski
Sounds like a snap decision, made in the moment....

Sounds like a snap decision, made in the moment. Right or wrong? dunno.
But you are the one in the midst of it. Everythings subjective. Namecalling only ramps things up. The other cyclist MIGHT have...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By jgadamski
Look on the Shift list and rides and events here @ BP

several things look good to me.. esp the tryon creek bike n hike. Close access to natural areas and our slowly growing network of trails would be a natural bikey thing to do. Hopefully I will be up...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,142
Posted By jgadamski
Careful there, fella...

Conrad, I have to caution you not to shoot your toe off with that there blunderbuss.

These folks you have put up as stool pigeons or lackys of the evil CRC are chosen to represent their...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By jgadamski
bike forums.


i avoid Craigslist bike discussions as they are usually just a pissing match
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 862
Posted By jgadamski
Washington DC by bike..

I know Earl does it. He's a Congressman, who lives there. I haven't a clue.

So, my comfort zone is PDX. My wife and I are discussing a DC trip this spring, and my inclination is to eschew transit...
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