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Forum: Family Riding 07-07-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Mondofresh
Awesome ride on the streets of PDX. We had about...

Awesome ride on the streets of PDX. We had about 15 people or so.

Stumptown was a zoo. St. Cupcake was quiet, empty and had great parking. St Honore and Steve's Cheese were pretty good stops...
Forum: Family Riding 07-07-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,513
Posted By Mondofresh
My son switched to a tagalong at 4yo but only...

My son switched to a tagalong at 4yo but only after he showed a lot of interest in riding his own bike w/training wheels. One incentive for him to ride the tagalong was the install of a loud/crazy...
Forum: Family Riding 07-04-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Mondofresh
lovetobikedaily - I sent you a private message. ...

lovetobikedaily - I sent you a private message. I think you can meet as at Steve's Cheese or maybe the Hollywood Farmers market. We should be there around 11 or so.
Forum: Family Riding 07-03-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Mondofresh
I updated the google maps route with the basic...

I updated the google maps route with the basic route info:...
Forum: Family Riding 07-03-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Mondofresh
Scott, I couldn't put together a bycycle...

Scott,

I couldn't put together a bycycle route that showed the entire ride. Basically we are thinking of hitting the following in this order:

Stumptown Coffee
St. Cupcake
Steve's Cheese ...
Forum: Family Riding 07-02-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Mondofresh
Saturday July 5th Family Bike Ride

Join me and my friends and family for an informal, family bike tour which we call Tour de Snacks.

Start Time - 9:30AM, Saturday July 5th
Start/Finish location - SW Bancroft and SW Bond,...
Forum: Family Riding 05-13-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By Mondofresh
Tagalong Info Needed

So...I've been towing my now 6yo son to and from school on a Adam's Shifter-7 tagalong for the last 2 years. Has worked quite well - a little rickety but he and I are used to it by now.

My wife...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 02-21-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mondofresh
Full disclosure: I used to own a Volvo 740 Wagon...

Full disclosure: I used to own a Volvo 740 Wagon - great car when it ran!

In my bike travels I've observed Death driving the following vehicles (no offense to anyone that also drives these rigs):...
Forum: Route Info 02-21-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,397
Posted By Mondofresh
Cemetery shortcut

Brad - I had the same interest in the Cemetery shortcut:

http://bikeportland.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1158

I've not had a problem making the climb through the cemetery in the evening. I've...
Forum: Family Riding 08-29-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,504
Posted By Mondofresh
Adams Shifter-7

I've had good luck with the Adams shifter-7 for 2+ years of daily commutes with my 5yo son. As long as you confirm the pin is in properly and lube the universal joint regularly, the linkage seems to...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-29-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,841
Posted By Mondofresh
white lightning

WL works well. I apply after every rainy ride. But make sure to lube with teflon lube (tri-flow) every 20 miles or so.

Every 100 miles or so, soak your chain in gas or white-gas to get ride of...
Forum: Route Info 08-21-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,598
Posted By Mondofresh
Riverview Cemetary Access

Does anyone know if bike commuters are allowed in Riverview Cemetery after the gates close in the evening?

There are signs posted that indicate the Cemetery is closed from 6PM to 8AM (or something...
Forum: Route Info 07-18-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,519
Posted By Mondofresh
Recommended route

I recommend :


take barbur,
right on miles (at Fulton community ctr),
right on brier,
left on custer,
left on corbett (make sure you have good brakes),
then right at the bottom of the...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 07-18-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,321
Posted By Mondofresh
NE 6th and Multnomah

I had a very close call while commuting into work to Lloyd District at about 8:15 this morning

Eastbound in the bike lane on Multnomah, riding about 10 miles an hour, visibility is marginal as it...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 05-07-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,483
Posted By Mondofresh
Willamette Park - near head-on with another bike

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?q=&ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=118053296797946511441.00000111d75b8070bc481

Midday Saturday, I was proceeding North on bike path just past sailing center (see map link...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 04-09-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,302
Posted By Mondofresh
Thanks Brock

I often come home by Terwilliger. I've been resistant to that route in the morning because of the climbing involved. That's something that I don't usually enjoy first thing in the morning. Of...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 04-09-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,302
Posted By Mondofresh
Barbur & Hamilton - Hit by car

Riding Northbound in the bike lane on Barbur. After crossing Hamilton a woman in smallish gold car turned right suddenly to go into the Swan Mart parking lot. I was only going about 15 mph or so. ...
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