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Forum: Tips & Advice 10-04-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 104,107
Posted By Alan
rear lights (blinkies)

Bike Gallery has rear "blinky" lights marked down: Blackburn Mars 3.0 for $9.99 and Mars 4.0 for $13.99. That's $10 and $11 off the regular price, respectively. It may be an in-store only special. I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309,453
Posted By Alan
Is riding a bike safe? (pt III)

Continued (http://bikeportland.org/forum/showpost.php?p=29735&postcount=2): 09-04-2014

http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/booth/risk/sports1.jpg ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116,548
Posted By Alan
Have you looked at https://www.spinlister.com/?...

Have you looked at https://www.spinlister.com/? Also, try posting your message on the Shift list (http://www.shift2bikes.org/) (https://lists.riseup.net/www/info/shift). Good luck and I hope you...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 519,043
Posted By Alan
Exclamation Clark County: Vancouver uses optical traffic light sensors

Last Friday night I encountered a traffic light for crossing Mill Plain which wouldn't change for my bike. I rolled over the paving cuts for the detectors, even lowered my frame over that area and...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-18-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 51,255
Posted By Alan
That should bring you some good bike karma! Like...

That should bring you some good bike karma! Like finding a stolen bike, social media is probably the next step. There's also the shift2bikes (https://lists.riseup.net/www/arc/shift) and OBRA "chat"...
Forum: Newbie Forum 08-12-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 177
Sticky: Who rides what?
Views: 263,829
Posted By Alan
Cool, and love the bottle opener! I like that...

Cool, and love the bottle opener! I like that green-and-black color scheme, and I just happened to see a seat that might interest you, the Portland Design Works Dios Thronous...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282,825
Posted By Alan
Lots of hosting changes, too, from Hostgator to...

Lots of hosting changes, too, from Hostgator to Codero to (now) Cloudflare.
Forum: Newbie Forum 07-24-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 30,496
Posted By Alan
Schwalbe Marathon Plus are widely considered to...

Schwalbe Marathon Plus are widely considered to be the most puncture resistant commuting/touring tire ever. They also last a long time and distance, have reflective sidewalls and some tread for...
Forum: Notices & Feedback 07-22-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139,062
Posted By Alan
My last couple page loads have shown me this...

My last couple page loads have shown me this error:

Warning: require_once() [function.require-once]: Unable to allocate memory for pool. in...
Forum: Notices & Feedback 07-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139,062
Posted By Alan
I'm seeing it in Firefox, not every time,...

I'm seeing it in Firefox, not every time, hit-or-miss. I'm guessing that Jonathan's web guy is experimenting a bit.



Catacombs are so cool and quiet in the summer.
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282,825
Posted By Alan
Jonathan made a comment a month or so back under...

Jonathan made a comment a month or so back under an article on the front page, saying he wanted to keep the forums but wasn't sure how he was going to structure them in terms of the overall site, and...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-27-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 86,824
Posted By Alan
Schwalbe Marathon Racers

Followup: Spring has sprung and the Schwalbes are in the mail.

The last straws for the Comets were a couple weeks back at Sunday Parkways. I unloaded the bikes and we headed down the Springwater...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282,929
Posted By Alan
Oh yeah, now I recall that. But the 'forums' link...

Oh yeah, now I recall that. But the 'forums' link came back for awhile after that, I've used it several times since then, and now it's gone again. Hmmm. Ain't web-dev fun? ;)

Thanks for the sanity...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282,929
Posted By Alan
Question New BikePortland homepage

Lookin' nice, JM. I like the new nav-bar at the top of http://bikeportland.org/.

One thing I don't see is a link to these forums. Is that forthcoming? Are these being shunted off to the side, or...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 05-01-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176,355
Posted By Alan
Hey NA_CA, here's the flyer you attached to your...

Hey NA_CA, here's the flyer you attached to your post:

http://bikeportland.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=241&d=1398716496

This forum's software is sorta funny about displaying...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299,530
Posted By Alan
Yep. I use that especially on sidewalks for short...

Yep. I use that especially on sidewalks for short hops, shop-to-shop sort of thing. I do it both ways...right foot on left pedal, or cyclocross dismount style with left foot on left pedal and right...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299,530
Posted By Alan
Thanks, Spiffy!

Thanks, Spiffy!
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299,530
Posted By Alan
Cool idea but sounds like it won't be widely...

Cool idea but sounds like it won't be widely available, at least for now:

"3000 of the bikes are expected to be manufactured by Peugeot by the end of this year, and will be added to Bordeaux’s...
Forum: Newbie Forum 03-26-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 62,006
Posted By Alan
One other thing: just start riding! Pump up...

One other thing: just start riding!

Pump up the tires on one of those bikes, check the brakes, and take it for a spin. Around the block is enough to tell you what needs adjusting for gradually...
Forum: Newbie Forum 03-23-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62,006
Posted By Alan
Hi Samandor, welcome! The two Portland shops...

Hi Samandor, welcome!

The two Portland shops I think of for used bikes and parts are CityBikes (http://www.citybikes.coop/) and the Community Cycling Center...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 474,300
Posted By Alan
spokeless wheels

Why? I have no idea! Maybe someone said it couldn't be done, so they did it.
(All I know about it is where I saw it: http://i.imgur.com/54SRrQC.jpg .)

...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309,453
Posted By Alan
If you put 'Suffolk County, NY...

If you put 'Suffolk County, NY...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309,453
Posted By Alan
Wow, Thomas Barraga's ignorance is truly...

Wow, Thomas Barraga's ignorance is truly astonishing. From that patch.com article:



A highly scientific survey he made, no doubt. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 357,749
Posted By Alan
more sources on road budgets...

cont'd from upthread... (http://bikeportland.org/forum/showpost.php?p=29188&postcount=17)
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http://www.oregon.gov/odot/pages/subject_index.aspx "Budget"...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280,651
Posted By Alan
grrrr @ bike thieves. Here are the images with...

grrrr @ bike thieves. Here are the images with bbcode tags on them:

[IMG]http://bikeportland.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=235&d=1389892780
...
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