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Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 08-09-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,159
Posted By OutdoorDad
Cool Bridge Pedal anyone?

Do to time constraints and other commitments... (one being not enough trike time this summer) we have elected to do our 1st Bridge Pedal as the 6 bridge route.

Anyone else going? Care to meet and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,593
Posted By OutdoorDad
Exclamation Riding for the kids (protest ride)

When is the protest ride?

If you don't know already....Mitch Greenlick, a Portland Democrat who represents District 33 (Northwest Portland/Forest Park), has decided that itís in the publicís best...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By OutdoorDad
Do you really think the Paron's... I mean Obama's...

Do you really think the Paron's... I mean Obama's sweat the cost of new bikes and gear each ride when they are used to tossing out over 4,000 taxpayer dollars per night on hotel rooms or even pricier...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,515
Posted By OutdoorDad
Anyone try to bring a folded folding recumbent...

Anyone try to bring a folded folding recumbent trike on the MAX? what about on a Trimet bus?
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By OutdoorDad
I'm over in the Cedar Mills/Tan. area And...

I'm over in the Cedar Mills/Tan. area

And you?
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By OutdoorDad
Perfect Spring day for a ride

I hope the weather holds out and there is a beginners group ride soon (hopefully on the westside).
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By OutdoorDad
Cool Perfect Spring day for a ride

Today was a perfect day for a ride... I spun and spun as the miles passed under my wheels... just couldn't get enough and can't wait to go again!

This is a great re-intro to riding (I've not been...
Forum: All About the West Side 06-13-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,227
Posted By OutdoorDad
Great! Can't wait to get out there and give...

Great!

Can't wait to get out there and give it a go.
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,127
Posted By OutdoorDad
Cool That was fun to check out. There were some very...

That was fun to check out. There were some very slick looking trikes I would love have myself.

The electric vehicles were fun to watch and some were a lot quicker than I thought they'd be.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,993
Posted By OutdoorDad
I'm glad to hear the sidewalk will soon be...

I'm glad to hear the sidewalk will soon be well-defined... and sorry to hear about those who used to work there and hope they find better jobs.

Great story, posts, and images. Keep up the good...
Forum: All About the West Side 05-25-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,126
Posted By OutdoorDad
I hope they would have a spot or two for...

I hope they would have a spot or two for recumbent trikes.

Great idea and it will be welcomed into the neighborhood.
Forum: All About the West Side 05-23-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,080
Posted By OutdoorDad
Thumbs up Family bike ride & kid's safety "rodeo" (Sun 5/23)

http://www.ci.tualatin.or.us/news/article.cfm?article_id=824

Free helmets for the kids and a free ride for all. Sounds like a lot of fun.
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,718
Posted By OutdoorDad
Yes - it could. Knowing the Code is the first...

Yes - it could. Knowing the Code is the first step... here's a nice flow chart what might help you on your next step.
http://www.portlandonline.com/bds/index.cfm?c=34181

from there try this:...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,718
Posted By OutdoorDad
Have you checked out the Zoning Code? ...

Have you checked out the Zoning Code?

33.266.220 Bicycle Parking Standards
http://portlandoregon.gov/bps/index.cfm?c=34561&a=53320

There are some good graphic depictions on page 27 of the PDF...
Forum: Family Riding 05-05-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By OutdoorDad
not too far north of Cedar Hills. The trip...

not too far north of Cedar Hills.

The trip up to the VA would be cool. You wouldn't happen to know any good routes from here to Scotties Drive In out in Forest Grove that avoid going down TV HWY?
Forum: Family Riding 05-04-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By OutdoorDad
Sounds like fun... but I think you've got more of...

Sounds like fun... but I think you've got more of the roads down than I do and may be better able to suggest some routes.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,655
Posted By OutdoorDad
That IS the way I experienced it... on foot and...

That IS the way I experienced it... on foot and driving. Guess the same could be said back that had you been driving during one of those days, right.

Sadly, the few causing trouble, from both...
Forum: Family Riding 05-03-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By OutdoorDad
Nothing major, yet. Just some Saturday rides out...

Nothing major, yet. Just some Saturday rides out to the Beaverton Farmer's Market.
Forum: All About the West Side 05-03-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,684
Posted By OutdoorDad
Your right about the tracks. What would it...

Your right about the tracks.

What would it take to widen the road to complete the lane both ways?

Also was wondering about jumping into the mix and staying on the road (especially since the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By OutdoorDad
He used to play there a lot during the summer...

He used to play there a lot during the summer last year. He found a great place way out there away from everyone so he could play as loud and long as he wanted without any neighbors getting in his...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,178
Posted By OutdoorDad
Some interesting points. at what point is it no...

Some interesting points. at what point is it no longer private property but something donated to the public.

I think the garden planted in a public ROW is not quite the same as putting in a bike...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,655
Posted By OutdoorDad
An inclusive group mind-set would work much...

An inclusive group mind-set would work much better than one focused on bullying.

For the longest time, I would NOT ride downtown simply to avoid being potentially linked in any way to CM. What...
Forum: All About the West Side 04-22-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,684
Posted By OutdoorDad
Case of the missing section of bike lane

Why are there sections where for no apparent reason the bike lane disappears for one block and than reappears?!?!?

Here's one example I found over on the west side. The bike lane disappears on...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,803
Posted By OutdoorDad
Here's a link to the TV news investigation and...

Here's a link to the TV news investigation and post-arrest-computer confiscation interview: http://www.abc2news.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=22384@wmar.web.entriq.net&navCatId=14
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,750
Posted By OutdoorDad
Helmet mounted camera gets owner gets gun-drawn on him and a ticket

This is scary on several levels.... having the gun drawn on you by someone jumping out of a car that forced your motorcycle to the shoulder and later for getting a ticket for recording the officer...
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