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Forum: Route Info 12-12-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,817
Posted By canuck
Use maps.google.com and turn on the bicycling...

Use maps.google.com and turn on the bicycling view.

This is a good starting point giving you dedicated infrastructure, like mups and trails. It also shows roads with bike lanes.

There also...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 10-31-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By canuck
Aiming for 5K this year. Just over 4700 so...

Aiming for 5K this year.
Just over 4700 so feeling pretty good that I can do it.
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-28-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,794
Posted By canuck
Never had an issue with black berry. All...

Never had an issue with black berry.

All those lovely tree lined bike lanes, sections of Evergreen Parkway, Tualatin Rd and many others.

Seems the tree of choice to provide shade is oak.
...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-08-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,519
Posted By canuck
I ride that area 2 - 3 times a week. I've...

I ride that area 2 - 3 times a week.

I've always had issues with Scholls Ferry to the east of that area, up and over the hill and it's lack of bike lanes or even a useable shoulder. I will take...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-03-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,592
Posted By canuck
I take back what I said about the better than...

I take back what I said about the better than average chipseal on Kerkman Rd.

That was the sub layer, which now has a second layer applied and the lines painted. Kerkman is now as bad as Padgett,...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-20-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By canuck
I agree with their route issues. Which is why I...

I agree with their route issues. Which is why I kept seeing them throughout my ride. I cross over the highways as I ride the quieter roads.
Forum: All About the West Side 08-19-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By canuck
The Portland Century

Got a good laugh yesterday as I kept running into Portland Century riders all over Washington County.

Seems the Portland Century doenst cover many miles in Portland or even Multnomah County.
...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-02-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,592
Posted By canuck
Wsbob, The smaller the aggregate used the...

Wsbob,

The smaller the aggregate used the better.

Aggergate is measured in size minus, so 1/2" minus aggregate consists of pieces 1/2" and smaller.

If you've ridden Padgett Rd or Zion Church...
Forum: All About the West Side 07-22-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,592
Posted By canuck
When you asked about the chip seal did they give...

When you asked about the chip seal did they give any indication of how they determine which roads are to be done?

I've been riding Kerkman Rd 2-3 times a week for the last 10 weeks. It was a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 22,060
Posted By canuck
So he used cheap paint. Was he painting...

So he used cheap paint.

Was he painting $5000 Cervelo road bikes or cheap Huffy frames?

If poor paint jobs indicated a stolen bike, half the fixies in Portland are stolen.

It's easy to jump...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 22,060
Posted By canuck
What makes you think it's a chop shop? Could...

What makes you think it's a chop shop?

Could it be that he's buying up used bikes at yard sales and the like, fixing them up and selling them off?
Forum: All About the West Side 07-09-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,770
Posted By canuck
Found Pedals SW Hall & SW 5th Beaverton

Good news, found a pair of Campagnolo Record Titanium road pedals in the road.

Bad news the right pedal is trashed.
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 38,552
Posted By canuck
From my own experience, if you don't press the...

From my own experience, if you don't press the button and only one car has triggered the light, the green can be very short. Many of these intersections have multiple sensors to determine how many...
Forum: All About the West Side 05-22-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,970
Posted By canuck
That is east of Cornelius Pass Rd. Still no...

That is east of Cornelius Pass Rd.

Still no bike lanes in that section.

I would assume the bike lanes were not put in there due to the now unused rail line. Widening the road at that point...
Forum: Route Info 04-15-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,059
Posted By canuck
Here's the ODOT link. ...

Here's the ODOT link.

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION4/Pages/index.aspx

Snow is being cleared but it's not open yet
Forum: All About the West Side 10-15-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 50,472
Posted By canuck
Not so sure it's purposely broken bottles in the...

Not so sure it's purposely broken bottles in the bike lane.

I find that after recycling day there tends to be more glass on the roads in general due to the recycling truck.

The sections of Hall...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-04-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 50,472
Posted By canuck
Amazing what you find on the internets, Hall Blvd...

Amazing what you find on the internets, Hall Blvd is also known as the Beaverton Tualatin Highway, No 141 a state rd. All these years and never saw a state route marker.
Forum: All About the West Side 10-04-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 50,472
Posted By canuck
Just curious, but why would ODOT have anything to...

Just curious, but why would ODOT have anything to do with Hall Blvd south or 99W?

Isn't that that Tigard's responsibility since that lenght of road is in the city limits and it is not a state...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,781
Posted By canuck
Yes if your der goes south, which usually is due...

Yes if your der goes south, which usually is due to the cable snapping, you can tie it off and make it a single speed. If it has really bit the dust and something in the der has broken, if you have a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,781
Posted By canuck
That terrible rear derailleur makes life a lot...

That terrible rear derailleur makes life a lot easier.

The simple task of fixing a flat with an internal hub is a PITA.
Gotta undo the shift cable to take the wheel of.
Then on reinstalling the...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-24-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,820
Posted By canuck
Community Cycling Center 1700 Northeast...

Community Cycling Center

1700 Northeast Alberta Street Portland, OR 97211
(503) 288-8864
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,781
Posted By canuck
You have to allow a break in the frame to install...

You have to allow a break in the frame to install the belt, something not required with a chain.

Either a seat stay or chain stay needs to have a removable section. This can create issues with...
Forum: Newbie Forum 05-01-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,265
Posted By canuck
I had an issue when I got out of the saddle to...

I had an issue when I got out of the saddle to pedal. Every pedal stroke there was that noise. I knew it wasn't the saddle or seat post and figured it was in the front end; adjusted my headset,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,031
Posted By canuck
Any bike shop should be able to set you up with a...

Any bike shop should be able to set you up with a rack using readily available adapter kits that clamp on to the seat stays.

Or if you are feeling in a do it yourself mood, head over to you...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,057
Posted By canuck
The head tube and bottom bracket on a bike the...

The head tube and bottom bracket on a bike the thickest tubing on your bike. So combating rust here isn't a huge priority. But any rust should not be left for long.

When you start talking about...
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