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Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,082
Posted By captawol
Rookies are usually assigned the worst shifts (ie...

Rookies are usually assigned the worst shifts (ie weekends, graveyard, etc).
Likely worked all night and had been told/asked to work overtime because of some Veteran office with a hangover.

wsbob...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 10-09-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,352
Posted By captawol
I have had a few 'incidents' with Tri-met buses. ...

I have had a few 'incidents' with Tri-met buses. My latest was surprising.
I approached a light. The bus was second behind a car. I was even with the middle of the bus when the light changed. I...
Forum: Route Info 06-22-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,529
Posted By captawol
Smile It is rideable. There is a bike crossing button...

It is rideable. There is a bike crossing button on both sides, it turns on the flashing "Bikes on Bridge" signals. Bikes should ride across in the road. If you use the sidewalk you must walk your...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 04-24-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,521
Posted By captawol
Talking Donald, Yes the bus was passing him. "I was...

Donald,

Yes the bus was passing him. "I was nearly at the intersection when a trimet bus slowed along my left side, then the front of the bus swung directly into my pathway, completely blocking...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 04-20-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,521
Posted By captawol
53rd & Baseline Hillsboro

I am posting this email that a coworker sent to me. It is the email that he sent to TriMet.
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Hello Trimet,

I am a fairly new bicyclist, riding for the last 3 weeks and commuting to work...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 04-17-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,962
Posted By captawol
She did damage. She should pay. You could be...

She did damage. She should pay. You could be litigious, but does it gain you anything or teach her more of a lesson? You say you have a wheel that you would rather put on. But you could have sold...
Forum: Route Info 01-28-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,058
Posted By captawol
If you click below the pan down "in the blank...

If you click below the pan down "in the blank space" it actually pans down. Rely upon the pointer text to help you.
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-19-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,004
Posted By captawol
Do you belong to a Gym/Health Club. Bally's, LA...

Do you belong to a Gym/Health Club. Bally's, LA Fitness, etc. if there is one close to your work join and use their showers in the mornings, and walk or bike slow to your work.

I am lucky,...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-14-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,824
Posted By captawol
Kevin, Tell the insurance company that they...

Kevin,

Tell the insurance company that they have 72 hours to get you a settlement agreement for: (list what you want). After 72 hours you will turn it over to an attorney and they can deal with...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-08-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,185
Posted By captawol
Not illegal

Oregon Drivers Manual page 76:
"The same traffic rules and regulations
apply to both bicyclists and vehicle drivers."

Oregon Drivers Manual page 69:
"It is particularly dangerous to wear...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,890
Posted By captawol
Wave yes, Ding No.

I will wave at other cyclists or nod my head when I need both hands. But a bell on a bike is like a horn on a car, it should be used as a warning device.

Headphones are dangerous to you and me....
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By captawol
One More Coast Pub

Lighthouse Brewpub (McMenamins) - Lincoln City
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,677
Posted By captawol
Roadside Assistance

We often hear about the bad and not the good.

I was commuting home the other day, decided to lenghten my 6 mile commute to 20 because it was such a nice day. Ended up getting a flat on Rosedale...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 04-06-2006, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,622
Posted By captawol
SW Rosa Rd & Rosa Dr

I was traveling east on Rosa Rd., Rosa Dr. is a 'T' intersection with Rosa Rd. A car traveling south on Rosa Dr. stopped prior to turning left to head eastbound. I wrongly assumed they saw me as...
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