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Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,500
Posted By jake_m
I've done both. Sellwood and the cemetery were...

I've done both. Sellwood and the cemetery were part of my commute back in the day, and I would ride the sidewalk. In more than 2 years, the only problem I had was a guy in a car yelling at me to walk...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,717
Posted By jake_m
Question spring classics

It's getting to be that time of year, and I'm wondering if anyone knows of places that might be showing some races on TV.

Ideally close to Hollywood/Laurelhurst...?

Thanks, in advance for any...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,135
Posted By jake_m
Campy Bottom Bracket

I'm not sure where else to post this. I am working on a friend's bike and I need to remove his Campy bottom bracket. I can do everything but get in there because it requires a special tool that I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By jake_m
Thanks. I'll get an email into Potluck in the...

Thanks. I'll get an email into Potluck in the Park, and I'll get in touch with the Trauma Nurses.
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By jake_m
Help Organize a Safe Cycling Event

A couple of years ago, I heard about an event where volunteer mechanics (with tools) were needed to help do minor tune-ups and repairs for those experiencing homelessness. The event doesn't happen...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 01-10-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,412
Posted By jake_m
Actually Got Hit

A buddy of mine and I were riding in the bike lane west on NE Tillamook across NE 39th, when a blue Toyota SUV turned into the lane next to us. She passed us, and signaled to turn onto NE 38th. I...
Forum: Route Info 09-18-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,597
Posted By jake_m
SE 12th and Stark to Columbia River Path

I'm wanting to get some nice easy miles in tomorrow (Saturday 9/19) and am meeting some people at SE 12th & Stark and would like to ride the Columbia River path (which I've never ridden).

How do I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By jake_m
I'm flying Southwest. As far as I've been able...

I'm flying Southwest. As far as I've been able to tell, as long as it's no bigger than their normal luggage requirements it's just a regular suitcase. I thought about using a bike box, but that's...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By jake_m
Borrow a bike suitcase?

I realize this is a long shot, but I'm headed to Texas to visit family for 10 days, and was wondering if any generous individuals would be interested in loaning me a bike travel case. My g/f, our...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By jake_m
Also if you're in the market, look at these: ...

Also if you're in the market, look at these:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3162/2927054098_230e28f274_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3212/2927054900_8e5912ed4b.jpg...
Forum: Newbie Forum 12-03-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,850
Posted By jake_m
A friend of mine and his wife live on SE 42nd,...

A friend of mine and his wife live on SE 42nd, just south of Hawthorne, and that's a great area if you can get something near there. It'll be a lot better when New Seasons (a locally owned grocery...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 28,920
Posted By jake_m
Hawthorne

I've taken some random pictures while riding, but this one is my favorite. These cool, sunny fall days have been incredible. This is my girlfriend riding behind me and our daughter (you can just...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 10-02-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,768
Posted By jake_m
Angry Almost run down, and PPB said no harm no foul

I wanted to share this directly with you guys because after the way the cop treated me I want to tell some folks who will give a damn.

Today at about 5:30pm I was leaving downtown via Broadway. ...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-18-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,366
Posted By jake_m
Question Frame Repair

I have a '79-'80 steel Univega that I love but unfortunately I somehow managed to crack the dropout/frame. It's one of Univega's nicer frames so I hate to let it go w/o a fight. Do you know a welder...
Forum: Route Info 03-02-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,927
Posted By jake_m
I prefer the left turn and taking the route...

I prefer the left turn and taking the route parallel to Hawthorne. I've done almost all of the above options, save the cutting through the gas station, and just prefer the bike boulevard.

I...
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-27-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,789
Posted By jake_m
+1 The other thing that happens is when I...

+1

The other thing that happens is when I coast, I immediately think I dropped my chain or something and double-check.

I would say for advice and maybe an inexpensive conversion, check out...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,493
Posted By jake_m
Cyclist Killed in Beaverton in collision with bus

Oregonian Story
(http://blog.oregonlive.com/breakingnews/2008/02/cyclist_killed_by_trimet_bus_i.html) (just in case they update it).

A bicyclist was killed in a crash involving a TriMet bus...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,749
Posted By jake_m
great to have you. i moved here from dallas in...

great to have you. i moved here from dallas in '05. grew up in lubbock, spent a couple years in dallas, then houston, then back to dallas before finally got smart and moved out here. no plans on...
Forum: Family Riding 01-27-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,794
Posted By jake_m
I'm a car-free dad of a 3 day old baby girl. ...

I'm a car-free dad of a 3 day old baby girl. Obviously it'll be awhile before we're making any family rides, but I can definitely say that we will be out there as soon as she's able to hold her head...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By jake_m
I'm going to second the inverse relationship...

I'm going to second the inverse relationship between high quality and low prices. I've been wanting an excuse to go to this place for a while. I don't have any reason to get anything printed, but the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By jake_m
I often feel as though the safest thing to do is...

I often feel as though the safest thing to do is make myself as visible as possible by doing something that is illegal.

One example is a four way stop. If I arrive at an intersection at or...
Forum: Route Info 10-25-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By jake_m
I can't speak to the legality of it, but I prefer...

I can't speak to the legality of it, but I prefer to not ride on the bridge roadway of the Sellwood. I've rarely, if ever, seen anyone doing it, but I often pass and am passed by people riding the...
Forum: Route Info 10-24-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By jake_m
I ride this just about everyday. My ride...

I ride this just about everyday.

My ride takes me past Reed on Woodstock to 28th to Bybee. Then depending on traffic on at the lights I usually turn south on 18th, as that's where the bike lane...
Forum: Route Info 09-27-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,871
Posted By jake_m
My partner goes from SE 42nd and Holgate to the...

My partner goes from SE 42nd and Holgate to the Hollywood Transit Center a few times a week.

It might be best for you to ride Holgate from 72nd to 42nd and then go up that bike route to the...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 09-26-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,678
Posted By jake_m
Way to go on sticking with it. I've had a...

Way to go on sticking with it.

I've had a couple of close calls in the past week or so too. I think the key really is to get back on the bike. It sounds cheesy, but it's true.

Stay safe.
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