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Forum: Route Info 04-14-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,457
Posted By mattmeskill
The Lincoln Hill

I agree that Lincoln eastbound around 54th is pretty steep. It gets my heart rate up but at least it's pretty short too. You know it's steep because when you go the other way you get some pretty good...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 188,168
Posted By mattmeskill
Darn dogs!

Speaking of dogs...I had a similar experience but it was the dog that bolted my way and actually hit the side of my back wheel thus making me a bit wobbly. I suggested in a booming voice that the dog...
Forum: Route Info 04-09-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,757
Posted By mattmeskill
I prefer Williams/Vancouver over Interstate.

I prefer Williams/Vancouver over Interstate.
Forum: Route Info 04-09-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,599
Posted By mattmeskill
Wink You should check out the Portland bike map...It's...

You should check out the Portland bike map...It's awesome.
I would go up to the Hawthorne bridge then over to Ladd's Addition. From there you can connect to either Clinton or Lincoln. They both have...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 04-09-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,707
Posted By mattmeskill
I had a cop scold me downtown because I WAS...

I had a cop scold me downtown because I WAS STAYING TO THE RIGHT when there wasn't enough room for any car, let alone a bus, to pass. He told me quite clearly to "establish my position in the lane"...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 188,168
Posted By mattmeskill
The cop was in a car and he was talking in an...

The cop was in a car and he was talking in an extremely loud voice...sorta like yelling! He did NOT ticket me. I guess it turned out all right.
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 188,168
Posted By mattmeskill
I got pulled over by a cop downtown (lights and...

I got pulled over by a cop downtown (lights and all) who told me I was to ALWAYS take the lane (as if I was a car) when there wasn't room for cars to safely pass etc. He also said NEVER NEVER NEVER...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 188,168
Posted By mattmeskill
My Commute

I commute 5 days per week from Woodstock to Providence at 48th and Glisan. It's not a bad ride. Only about 4 miles each way. I take the bike route on 41st/42nd all the way up to Glisan. Glisan then...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,044
Posted By mattmeskill
This gets my vote as well. I think it works best...

This gets my vote as well. I think it works best and there's no gray area for cars. They simply cannot go through.
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,143
Posted By mattmeskill
Thank you for for your calm attitude. It was...

Thank you for for your calm attitude. It was refreshing.
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