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Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,437
Posted By dmc
Cool idea. Does anyone else just use their pedal...

Cool idea. Does anyone else just use their pedal to scooter around though?
Forum: Route Info 12-13-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,753
Posted By dmc
Thanks for the great info Simple Nature. I had...

Thanks for the great info Simple Nature. I had been curious about SW Multnomah BLVD. I am definitely going to incorporate some of your route into my ride. Thank you!
Forum: Route Info 12-12-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,753
Posted By dmc
Thanks for the links and Ideas. Using google...

Thanks for the links and Ideas. Using google map's bike feature in conjunction with some of the maps on the washington county website I was able to create a nice loop. Thank you!
Forum: Route Info 12-11-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,753
Posted By dmc
Fanno Creek Trail loop - Downtown and back

The first time I did this, I did it cowboy style. No maps and little information on how to get to the start of Fanno Creek Trail in Beaverton. After that, I "winged" the whole thing. It was a fun...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-22-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 63,972
Posted By dmc
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-21-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 63,972
Posted By dmc
bike pedals?

One of my pedals snapped off yesterday. Was looking to find some used steel pedals. Maybe ones with toe clips. Can anyone recommend a bike shop with an ample selection of used bike parts that might...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 151,903
Posted By dmc
"Californians" "Washingtonians"..... This...

"Californians" "Washingtonians".....

This thread does more damage to any cause you all support than it does service.
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 29,555
Posted By dmc
Vancouver Bicycle Club offers a "Cruiser" ride on...

Vancouver Bicycle Club offers a "Cruiser" ride on Thursdays. It is a slow calm ride that you can enjoy. Their calender can be seen at: http://www.vbc-usa.com/calendars/rides

That being said, they...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 16,841
Posted By dmc
I'm sorry you had to encounter just a childish...

I'm sorry you had to encounter just a childish individual the other day. You did absolutely the right thing. When dealing with situations such as this remember that you are not alone. You are one of...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 18,829
Posted By dmc
Maybe ride up Red Bluff Rd? It's not a mountain...

Maybe ride up Red Bluff Rd? It's not a mountain biking trail but it is gravel and low traffic. It runs along the canyon wall of rock creek. You could even dismount your bike and find a nice trail...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 59,468
Posted By dmc
"Passin N' Gassin"

Dedicated to the folks that pass me and then "gas out" a block or two later.

In probably 25% of my rides I encounter this phenomenon. I am traveling at a consistent rate of speed to be passed by a...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-31-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 44,001
Posted By dmc
AJ08, Alan's advice is spot on. K'Tesh,...

AJ08, Alan's advice is spot on.

K'Tesh, thanks for moving the post the to more appropriate forum. I had plans of attaching the images to the post but the images were massive and I was only allowed...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-31-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 44,001
Posted By dmc
Cool DIY Mud Flaps - NW Rain Edition

Gonna keep my kicks clean this year. :)

Shower pan liner. Home depot.
http://i.imgur.com/rYapa.jpg

Took measurements. Drew out some designs on notebook paper. One design was selected and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 43,396
Posted By dmc
It reminds me of those infomercials where they...

It reminds me of those infomercials where they make very simple tasks look difficult and messy as to glorify their product.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHoZRr1dvOo
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 35,497
Posted By dmc
Bicycling in pop culture music video

Karmin's "Hello" on American Top 40 (www.at40.com) shows her sporting fashion and her love for bicycling at the 45 second mark and beyond.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_I0DBUA_GI
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,128
Posted By dmc
I still listen to Le Velo:...

I still listen to Le Velo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jn0FF1KwL4I

:D
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,210
Posted By dmc
Consistency counts most. Be on your bike...

Consistency counts most. Be on your bike everyday. Even if you are only doing 10-15 miles. I like to call those days my mental days. When I ride slow and enjoy the scenery.

When you start riding...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-28-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By dmc
"SPAM!!!" *passes around torches and...

"SPAM!!!" *passes around torches and pitchforks*
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,085
Posted By dmc
http://bikeportland.org/2009/08/24/a-visit-from-mo...

http://bikeportland.org/2009/08/24/a-visit-from-motorhome-bike-builder-brian-campbell-22672
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 175,444
Posted By dmc
I'm gonna start a new bike commute. I know which...

I'm gonna start a new bike commute. I know which route I want to take. I'm traveling from Hudson's Bay High School in Vancouver, WA to Farragut Park, OR. I'm using the neon green line as a travel...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-16-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,411
Posted By dmc
http://www.showerspass.com/catalog/closeout/hybrid...

http://www.showerspass.com/catalog/closeout/hybrid-jacket-sale

I'm gonna try and work as much as possible to get in any extra income to afford that jacket hopefully in time for Christmas.
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,359
Posted By dmc
Dovestrobe, ahahah! That reminds me of the 90s...

Dovestrobe, ahahah! That reminds me of the 90s video game Road Rash where you can punch, kick, and whip opponents off their bikes with chains.
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 11,388
Posted By dmc
Regional Trip Planner - Possible updates in the near future

I received an email response from Grant Humphries of TriMet with some cool info that I thought I would share.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
"Hi James,

Thank you for...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,359
Posted By dmc
I road the full stretch of Vancouver Ave...

I road the full stretch of Vancouver Ave yesterday. A couple guys were tailing me the whole way. Just before Dawson Park a cyclist joined our pack. The very next red light we encounter after he joins...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 175,444
Posted By dmc
near freezing commute

Hopefully everyone made it out of the cold snap ok.

My girlfriend and I have been biking 4 miles and up a big hill at 4:30 am to get her to her bus stop. We carefully walk our bikes up the steep...
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