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Forum: Bikepool Connections 08-05-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179,553
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Thanks! I'm surprised that CO doesn't have a...

Thanks! I'm surprised that CO doesn't have a forum section to encourage car pooling. Maybe it would be too unweildy.
Forum: Bikepool Connections 08-01-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179,553
Posted By Oldguyonabike
CycleOregon?

Not sure if this is the right forum to ask this, but I need a ride to/from Cycle Oregon. My ride bagged out on me and I really don't want ot take the bus.

PLEEAASE!!! Can someone in Portland...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-01-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,414
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Thanks for all the info. The O ran an article...

Thanks for all the info. The O ran an article last fall about Light & Motions Urban 400 as being lightweight and powerful, but spendy. '

I love the idea of hub generators but I'm not in the mood...
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-30-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,414
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Who likes their lights?

I felt the cool air last night while walking the dog and saw the dimming dawn this morning riding in. Since someone apparently needed my small battery front light more than they thought I did I am...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 32,066
Posted By Oldguyonabike
I agree with the weekly tire inspection. Seems...

I agree with the weekly tire inspection. Seems like I always find a couple shards to pick out.
I also carry a broom strapped to my top tube. The 205 path is a brew pub for Portland's urban...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 28,423
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Thanks K'Tesh for the e-help It would be great...

Thanks K'Tesh for the e-help
It would be great for a concept like this to get traction locally
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 28,423
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Night Ride in Oaxaca

Greetings from Oaxaca

So, looking for a night ride?

We were in Oaxaca last month and I heard about a weekly ride. It took awhile to figure out the logistics, but they have a weekly night rides...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 24,991
Posted By Oldguyonabike
You would think so to see my ride

You would think so to see my ride
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 24,991
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Another good reason to carry a broom. I'm used...

Another good reason to carry a broom. I'm used to sweeping glass, but this is anew angle. Where are they? If I ride through there I'll give them a push.
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,318
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Car talk - "Just because you are on a bike..."

I'll let my fellow bikers draw their own conclusions from this, but thought it was worth running up the flagpole.

IMHO - he DOES make a good case for treating all road users as we would have them...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Here's a pic of the wind chime. Looks cool, but...

Here's a pic of the wind chime. Looks cool, but sounds dull as tin (aluminum, actually). Every piece was once part of my good friend.
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By Oldguyonabike
I did that with my old Bianchi when the frame...

I did that with my old Bianchi when the frame when the down post split from the crank. Cut up the frame. Used the front gear to separate and suspend the tubes and the smaller gear as the clanker. ...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-17-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Agree that it depends on the situation. If...

Agree that it depends on the situation.
If there are multiple cars I'll squeeze by on the right and look on the turn signals (that hopefuly they are using). If the first car at the sign is turning...
Forum: Route Info 05-17-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,047
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Congrats, Champs! It's a beautiful ride and well...

Congrats, Champs! It's a beautiful ride and well worth the return trip downhill. So you actually rode through the snow or had it had cleared enough pavement to get to the parking area?
Forum: Route Info 05-17-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,047
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Congrats, Champs! It's a beautiful ride and well...

Congrats, Champs! It's a beautiful ride and well worth the return trip downhill. So you actually rode through the snow or had it had cleared enough pavement to get to the parking area?
Forum: Route Info 05-14-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,047
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Larch Mountain - almost....

Those of you who have made the beautiful trip up Larch Mountain will appreciate the poignancy of this photo.
It did look like it cleared again after about 30-40 yards, but I turned around. At that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 925
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Bicycle Safety Tips from The Onion

I've been doing it all wrong!

http://www.theonion.com/articles/bicyclesafety-tips,8077/
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-25-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,327
Posted By Oldguyonabike
RainX

Greetings!
I'm resurrecting this post because I was talking to motorist co-worker who told me about using RainX on her windshield and how the water just slid off.

I've tried just about everything...
Forum: Route Info 01-23-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,956
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Clackamas

I've had 4 flats since Christmas and I hardly ever get flats. Glass twice and staples twice. They've all been somewhere between Clack Town Center south to Sunnybrook. Possibly west on Sunnybrook. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 43,686
Posted By Oldguyonabike
I use kevlar tires and check them for wear and...

I use kevlar tires and check them for wear and debris every Saturday. Inflation kept up. I can usually go a year without a flat. There's some badness on my route (intentional or just bad luck is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 43,686
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Flat again!!!

Fourth flat in 3 weeks. Stapled again! Same general area south of clackamas town center. Ice and snow I can get through if my tires are inflated.
I'm really getting sick of this. I have scanned...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 43,686
Posted By Oldguyonabike
Smile The 2012 Daily Commute Thread.

K'Tesh here... I've been thinking that Schrauf's idea (http://bikeportland.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1490) for the Daily Commute Thread should be restarted each year, so I'm going to start the new...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-23-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 39,264
Posted By Oldguyonabike
I get the point - I just can't see

I agree that a main reason for bright front lights is more to be seen than to see, but there are a few darkness riders who use the 205 path and have such incredibly bright lights that I lose sight...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 188,393
Posted By Oldguyonabike
How much fun was THAT?!?

Congrats to fellow die-hard commuters this morning!
I actually started laughing at the ludicrous nature of it all at one point fighting my way south on the 205 bike path to Clackamas.
Dark. >20mph...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,757
Posted By Oldguyonabike
The auto impaction I can't figure out is the 5:00...

The auto impaction I can't figure out is the 5:00 I205 northbound at Johnson Creek. Really not a lot of volume coming on at Johnson Creek there but there is almost always a traffic jam.
I love to...
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