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Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,751
Posted By DarkStar
Found a great document by Clackamas County on how...

Found a great document by Clackamas County on how to drive, ride, or walk through the roundabout: http://www.co.clackamas.or.us/docs/dtd/roundabout.pdf
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,751
Posted By DarkStar
Unhappy Stafford Roundabout (Stafford Rd & Borland Rd)

Just have to get a quick rant out this morning...

I wanted to thank the two idiots on bikes this morning traveling at about 30 MPH going north on SW Stafford Road and deciding not to yield to...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-22-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,287
Posted By DarkStar
Well, according to that ODOT map I posted it...

Well, according to that ODOT map I posted it doesn't belong to them...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-21-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,287
Posted By DarkStar
The Oregon Department of Transportation is going...

The Oregon Department of Transportation is going to have to take the credit on this one, per their own map it is clearly listed as a "State Hwy" at that location:
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,777
Posted By DarkStar
Thumbs up Looking for a Used Tadpole Trike (or other recumbent trike)

Hey guys,

I'm looking for a used tadpole trike (or other recumbent trike) here in the Portland area (I'm in Hillsboro) that would be good for me so I can get back into biking again. I'm 5' 9" at...
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-29-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,739
Posted By DarkStar
You'll still need a VIN number from a car though...

You'll still need a VIN number from a car though in order to be insured as you will only have vehicle insurance on that one car. I guess you could grab a VIN out of the Auto Trader though... :D
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-10-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,739
Posted By DarkStar
It's not too bad: ...

It's not too bad:

http://www.zipcar.com/how/faqs/one-faq?faq_number=28

It's not called-out on the site, but your insurance is only "active" during your "rental" so no coverage when I'm riding...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,540
Posted By DarkStar
In Oregon, photo radar devices are required to be...

In Oregon, photo radar devices are required to be manned by a police officer (for issuing citations) to certify that a moving violation was committed. Warnings could still be given with an unmanned...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,018
Posted By DarkStar
Exactly! Self-operating bicycles should be...

Exactly! Self-operating bicycles should be created as well, at least ones that automatically steer and brake. :D
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,018
Posted By DarkStar
Or a roadside distraction that causes more...

Or a roadside distraction that causes more accidents...
Forum: All About the West Side 11-01-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,306
Posted By DarkStar
It should be noted that Brookwood is a county...

It should be noted that Brookwood is a county street, not a city street.
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,642
Posted By DarkStar
:confused: Do you also turn in leatherman tools...

:confused: Do you also turn in leatherman tools to the PPD?

No need to turn it in because it doesn't really have any value. You can pick up a brand new machete at Harbor Freight for $4.99...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By DarkStar
Maybe there's some new "bike sharing" program we...

Maybe there's some new "bike sharing" program we don't know about... :D
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,375
Posted By DarkStar
:confused: It's not illegal to be naked. ...

:confused: It's not illegal to be naked.

Maybe you're confused because Sam Adams released a video stating that "If you see a gun, call the police. (http://vimeo.com/13313602)" :D

Doh, I forgot...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-25-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,605
Posted By DarkStar
My insinuation that your organization was misled...

My insinuation that your organization was misled was purely based on your previous statement:


In this case, the organization should have based its "beliefs" on facts, not unicorns and rainbows....
Forum: All About the West Side 08-24-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,605
Posted By DarkStar
My concern is exactly that someone lead the...

My concern is exactly that someone lead the organization to believe one thing, when at the actual meeting, the media is reporting that the opposite happened.

Without a representative there, it...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-24-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,605
Posted By DarkStar
Hillsboro parks commission says bikers cannot...

Hillsboro parks commission says bikers cannot ride through Noble Woods during park ride...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-06-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,874
Posted By DarkStar
Question Well, I went to go register and to participate in...

Well, I went to go register and to participate in the same 10 mile ride my wife and I did last year, it will cost $50.

Wow! I mean, we were expecting 5-10 bucks each after we took the survey last...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-02-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,605
Posted By DarkStar
Wow, I'm not sure why it didn't come up in one of...

Wow, I'm not sure why it didn't come up in one of my previous searches, but I must apologize for thinking there wasn't anything in the Hillsboro Municipal Code regarding biking in Noble Woods Park.
...
Forum: All About the West Side 07-28-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,605
Posted By DarkStar
Here are the questions I would be asking, "Why...

Here are the questions I would be asking, "Why was the variance denied in 2009?" and "Why wasn't the decision appealed to the City Council?"

Then again, why wait until a month before the event?...
Forum: All About the West Side 07-27-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,605
Posted By DarkStar
I live over on Brookwood Ave. and my wife and I...

I live over on Brookwood Ave. and my wife and I frequently go to the Nobel Woods Park. It's interesting to note that bicycling through the park is only banned by policy, not by rule. There isn't...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By DarkStar
I really like the bike parking garage. That's...

I really like the bike parking garage. That's something I would be willing to pay for. Safe and secure!

The problem have with the bike tree I could see a lot of rear wheels getting messed up from...
Forum: All About the West Side 02-26-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,686
Posted By DarkStar
At the bottom of this page, there is a link to...

At the bottom of this page, there is a link to have the City mail you a copy:

http://www.tigard-or.gov/community/bike_tigard/default.asp
Forum: All About the West Side 01-20-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,051
Posted By DarkStar
Yeah, I came across the WCBTC website before,...

Yeah, I came across the WCBTC website before, however they don't list any classes. Are they non-advertised? :D
Forum: All About the West Side 01-20-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,051
Posted By DarkStar
Thumbs up 2010 West Side Bicycle Clinics

I haven't seen a thread like this, so I wanted to get one started.

Heading into the new year, since I'm now dependent on my bicycle (goodbye car) I wanted to find out what bicycle...
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