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Forum: Route Info 01-18-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,025
Posted By Buckwad
Biking advice - the part of my route that's trouble

I cycle-commute from 60th & Steele to the Lloyd district and use the stretch of Steele from 41st - 60th every day and I've had some problems with auto traffic on this stretch, despite it being a...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-16-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,884
Posted By Buckwad
Nice article in Bicycling on cold gear

I just saw a nice article in Bicycling magazine (Jan/Feb 2007) about gear for wet/dry and cold weather. A nice spread of ideas. They also recommend the Pearl Izumi Infero glove for cold/snowy...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By Buckwad
http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/b.html ...

http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/b.html

Daylight Saving Time; no 's' at the end.
Forum: Report your Close Calls 10-17-2006, 08:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,714
Posted By Buckwad
Unhappy Bike crash on SE 42nd and Holgate - 2006/10/17 ~7:30am

Anyone know any more info on this? Saw this on my commute in (I ride by here every day). Saw a green mountain bike on the ground with the front wheel taco'd. A firetruck and Ambulance were...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 09-27-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,759
Posted By Buckwad
If you got the car number, you can file a...

If you got the car number, you can file a complaint with the police department. My wife did the same for a police car that was driving slow/wobbly. It is important that the police set a good...
Forum: Route Info 09-22-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,618
Posted By Buckwad
A great route/trail mapping tool

Give WikiWalki (http://wikiwalki.com/) a try to map out routes for yourself and others. It even supports import/export of GPS if you're into that kind of thing.
Forum: Route Info 09-22-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,674
Posted By Buckwad
What about SR-14 in WA?

What you really need is this Map:

http://skamania.com/pdf/biking-guide.pdf
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,076
Posted By Buckwad
Bike repair concepts

At the mention of fasteners and torque wrenches, I remembered a great article I'd read on the Park Tool website regarding threaded fasteners. It's basically a physics problem to determine the right...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-18-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By Buckwad
I wear my wife's North Face snow pants... Shhh,...

I wear my wife's North Face snow pants... Shhh, don't tell her!

I'm 6'1", but they are nice because they have mesh net on the inside to keep the nylon outside from hanging directly on my bum. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2006, 07:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,770
Posted By Buckwad
OT: Harper's Magazine on Cycling

I read a great statistic (I know they all lie a little), that mentioned that an average cyclist that does not drive can save 105 Megawatts of energy over 35 years.

But, since that cyclist lives...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-11-2006, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,969
Posted By Buckwad
Try checking out Buff (http://buffusa.com/). I...

Try checking out Buff (http://buffusa.com/). I got one as a gift, and it actually works well as a balaclava/neckwarmer/hat under my helmet. Basically it's a tube of fabric; there's a fleece version...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-08-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,189
Posted By Buckwad
Just a bad idea really... On a bike path is one...

Just a bad idea really... On a bike path is one thing, but on the street at least keep one ear open.

Also, it is specifically illegal in Beaverton:
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