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Forum: Route Info 11-11-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,007
Posted By ski_pdx
I was just saying Barrows back to Scholls to...

I was just saying Barrows back to Scholls to avoid the hill.
Still better than 99w if we are voting.
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,103
Posted By ski_pdx
Inspiration

Sometimes I need some:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHJErrp4eOw
(4:10 gives me chills every time I watch this video)

What gets you up and on the bike when it takes a little inspiration?
Forum: Route Info 10-31-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,223
Posted By ski_pdx
Skyline is cool. You will not be the first bike...

Skyline is cool. You will not be the first bike anyone sees up there.

NW Thompson is your easiest way to get up there from Beaverton.
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 28,919
Posted By ski_pdx
clip_id. "clip_id" is Vimeo's id number for your...

clip_id. "clip_id" is Vimeo's id number for your clip. You can find it in the Vimeo embed code for your clip.

As for pics, all of these are from this last Sunday. A couple from Parrott Mt and our...
Forum: Route Info 10-28-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,233
Posted By ski_pdx
I agree, no fun at all. That little section is...

I agree, no fun at all. That little section is bad, then you get to descend to Murray after. It feels like you will be taken out at any moment from all directions as you are flying down that hill....
Forum: Newbie Forum 10-16-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,774
Posted By ski_pdx
A first bike should be off craigslist. Then you...

A first bike should be off craigslist. Then you can sell it for the same you bought it for, after you figure out what you really want.
Forum: Notices & Feedback 10-05-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,241
Posted By ski_pdx
Gear Swap?

I like to deal with people that are like me. I like getting and giving good deals on gear. I don't think I am alone, as I subscribe to OBRA's chat and there is a ton of gear floating around over...
Forum: Newbie Forum 10-05-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,961
Posted By ski_pdx
I meant the axle. Thanks for the resources. ...

I meant the axle. Thanks for the resources. Heading out to the garage.
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,727
Posted By ski_pdx
Bwahahaha! That is awesome! Nice way to go with...

Bwahahaha! That is awesome! Nice way to go with that. The $15 is worth the time not spent near that guy.

Good call. Portland Police prolly should pay him a visit.
Forum: Newbie Forum 10-04-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,961
Posted By ski_pdx
Old rain bike build - - fixed gear question

Built a rain bike and went fixed gear. Going as cheap as possible always leads to problems. The front and rear wheel set I got set me back $120 shipped.:D It is a ss and fixed flip/flop with tubes...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,727
Posted By ski_pdx
a bike thief is the worst type of thief... they...

a bike thief is the worst type of thief... they steal your freedom.

take it back, man. take it back!:mad:
Forum: Route Info 10-03-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,301
Posted By ski_pdx
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3136/2819907087_541...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3136/2819907087_54173ef467.jpg?v=0
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3018/2820732912_f090a087a6.jpg?v=0
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3231/2819881499_39d6345124.jpg?v=0...
Forum: Route Info 10-03-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,301
Posted By ski_pdx
Some pics from Windy Ridge

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3120/2819847663_ac8117e697.jpg?v=0
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3190/2820769452_2dc1837f94.jpg?v=0
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3229/2820761540_6f8d68f93a.jpg?v=0...
Forum: Route Info 09-30-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,301
Posted By ski_pdx
That's what those are?!!? That clears up one...

That's what those are?!!?

That clears up one of my life's mysteries. Seriously. This is working out for me.
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,838
Posted By ski_pdx
never happened to me. but I could see a...

never happened to me. but I could see a well-placed/nonchalant lugie, on the ground right in front of their rig (with no eye contact), might release some stress for you.:D
Forum: Route Info 09-30-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,301
Posted By ski_pdx
Heh, I bet we have passed eachother on this...

Heh, I bet we have passed eachother on this route. I love this ride. Your map is crazy, but perfect to get all of the key hills in. 5000 ft of climbing right in your backyard.:cool:
Forum: Route Info 09-30-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,301
Posted By ski_pdx
No real reason for staying on 99. I ride with a...

No real reason for staying on 99. I ride with a crew and it feels ok I guess. But I hate it (I hate cars). I have kicked around actually driving out there (gasp) to avoid having to ride there at...
Forum: Route Info 09-28-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,301
Posted By ski_pdx
Another good one...

Bald Peak to Canby Ferry Loop
http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/or/portland/893518665250
Forum: Route Info 09-28-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,301
Posted By ski_pdx
Highly Recommended Routes

Figure having one thread with loops in (and around) PDX would be a good idea.
I'll start...

http://www.mapmyride.com/route/us/or/lake%20grove/801074946088

This route is my new favorite. The...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,051
Posted By ski_pdx
60.98 mph over by Lake Oswego Muni. But that was...

60.98 mph over by Lake Oswego Muni. But that was with a calculated lead-out and a killer bike setup.

Still hitting a max of 55mph on Bald Peak. That decent is my fave.

70 is a lot.
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