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Forum: Route Info 01-15-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,627
Posted By bikieboy
coyote!

that's a treat!

(insert howling here)
Forum: Route Info 12-28-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,627
Posted By bikieboy
rp, you might consider Saltzman up from US 30 -...

rp, you might consider Saltzman up from US 30 - it's a closed road, good gravel (might have once been paved?) & not hideously steep. Takes you to Skyline, hang a right & go for a mile to Springville....
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,381
Posted By bikieboy
Thumbs up "California Rental"..?

jr, i love it -- ! maybe i need to get out & about more often, but I'd never heard that term.
Forum: All About the West Side 12-10-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,036
Posted By bikieboy
wsB, our SmartTrips Business program makes...

wsB,

our SmartTrips Business program makes these maps with genuine cardboard brochure holder available to businesses that want it, among other transportation services - here's the program...
Forum: All About the West Side 12-08-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,036
Posted By bikieboy
wsB, we make our maps available to whoever is...

wsB, we make our maps available to whoever is interested in displaying them & giving them away. We also include a fabulous cardboard brochure holder.
they can be ordered, individually or in bulk,...
Forum: All About the West Side 12-08-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,036
Posted By bikieboy
Washington County bike map?

wsB - it was published by the Washington County Visitors Association (11000 SW Stratus St., Suite 170 Beaverton, OR 97008 Phone:(503) 644-5555 ) - I believe it's out of print..? Sold for $3. Similar...
Forum: All About the West Side 12-08-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,036
Posted By bikieboy
Washington County Visitors Association11000 SW...

Washington County Visitors Association11000 SW Stratus St., Suite 170 Beaverton, OR 97008Phone:(503) 644-5555Fax:(503) 644-9784
Forum: All About the West Side 12-07-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,036
Posted By bikieboy
Thumbs up Great suggestions, all!

Westsiders --- I really appreciate your thoughtful suggestions on this, as well as your on-the-ground cycling expertise. Keep 'em coming. I haven't had the time to sort through all the...
Forum: All About the West Side 12-03-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,036
Posted By bikieboy
Lightbulb Any suggested Beaverton area bike map revisions?

greetings westside cyclists -- Im starting in on updating the City of Portland bike map, and thought Id ask if there are any suggestions for revisions/additions/corrections, etc. needed for the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,281
Posted By bikieboy
My TopoUSA software says it's 208 feet of...

My TopoUSA software says it's 208 feet of elevation gain in just over 1000 feet distance - a 21% grade.
Forum: Route Info 11-24-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,709
Posted By bikieboy
Greg, your question piqued my curiousity. I...

Greg, your question piqued my curiousity. I tried to dig up some info from the H-DOT website on bicycling, but it's got to be the most disfunctional government website i've ever seen - just a mass...
Forum: Route Info 11-17-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,415
Posted By bikieboy
Thumbs up to Clackamas TC

here's the route map on Bikely :

http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/SE-Fuller-Rd-to-Beaver-Creek-Rd-in-the-O-C

It's pretty nice (rode it again Sat.) -- the 82nd Ave bike lane stretch is no...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-15-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,002
Posted By bikieboy
toby, the Showers Pass rainpants are nicely made,...

toby, the Showers Pass rainpants are nicely made, but in my experience with them if you sweat in the SP jacket you'll definitely sweat in the rainpants, even more so. It's got to be a pretty...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 09-22-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 714
Posted By bikieboy
All-Season Cycling Sessions - Wed., Sept 23rd and Wed., Sept. 30th

Join Transportation Options for an interactive discussion of how to stay dry, comfortable, and safe on a bike all year 'round.

Wednesday, September 23rd - 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Friendly House, 1715 NW...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 09-19-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,342
Posted By bikieboy
it's ODOT. Basil Christopher is the Region 1...

it's ODOT. Basil Christopher is the Region 1 ODOT bike/ped person - i don't have his phone/email at hand but he'd be the guy to talk to.
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-15-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,397
Posted By bikieboy
BB, you might want to swing by Union station and...

BB, you might want to swing by Union station and talk to the baggage folks in person - as you noted, the Amtrak website is vague on these matters. But for the Coast Starlight (points south of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,496
Posted By bikieboy
FD, I'd try the Commissioner in charge of Parks -...

FD, I'd try the Commissioner in charge of Parks - that would be Nick Fish, i think. Let his office know that you've tried unsuccessfully to get some action from Parks people, and that this is not...
Forum: Route Info 09-08-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,884
Posted By bikieboy
Thumbs up ;) actually, it's on the City of Portland Bureau...

;) actually, it's on the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation website - ;)

always have wanted to take that ride from Powers to Riddle - you confirm the need to do this.

thanks for the...
Forum: Route Info 09-02-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,687
Posted By bikieboy
i-205 path status

From the Tri-Met website:

August 13, 2009

The ODOT I-205 multi-use path is open north of SE Harold. South of Harold to SE Sunnyside Road, the multi-use path remains closed while crews install...
Forum: Route Info 08-29-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,936
Posted By bikieboy
east end of the Springwater...

...is in Boring. The paved portion of the actually trail ends a few miles to the west. Here's a link to the trail map:
...
Forum: Route Info 08-22-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,379
Posted By bikieboy
bike mapp for SW

gibby, the bike map for SW Portland may be of some help in selecting a route:

http://www.portlandonline.com/transportation/index.cfm?c=34809&a=70221#nhood.maps
Forum: Route Info 08-20-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,629
Posted By bikieboy
B-V trail map

Laz, there's also a pretty useful Banks-Vernonia trail map/brochure:

http://www.oregonstateparks.org/images/pdf/bv.pdf
Forum: Route Info 08-19-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,349
Posted By bikieboy
insta, Orcas was nice riding - except the eastern...

insta, Orcas was nice riding - except the eastern part out toward the state park, which was heavy traffic -- I'd avoid that. I've heard that Lopez is nice, quiet riding, with a good county park...
Forum: Route Info 08-06-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,105
Posted By bikieboy
two words: granny gear. maybe even a...

two words: granny gear.

maybe even a great-granny gear.

what's the hurry?
Forum: Route Info 08-03-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,349
Posted By bikieboy
insta, i'd highly recommend the county park...

insta, i'd highly recommend the county park campsite on the west side of San Juan Island, an absolutely beautiful location with a view of Vancouver island and the Olympic Mts. Did some riding on...
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