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Forum: All About the West Side 10-24-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 51,048
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Here's a link to my flikr set for Hall Blvd. ...

Here's a link to my flikr set for Hall Blvd.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/80858068@N00/sets/72157631698979425/

I highly doubt the glass Cory from ODOT saw on Hall Blvd are "glass beads from...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-05-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 51,048
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Oh yeah, and I forgot to mention: Hall Blvd...

Oh yeah, and I forgot to mention:

Hall Blvd and Upper Boones Ferry are both state roads and as such the cities of Tigard, Tualatin and Durham will not go out and sweep up any debris in the roadway.
Forum: All About the West Side 10-05-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 51,048
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
I have been working with Basil, Cory Hamilton,...

I have been working with Basil, Cory Hamilton, Michael Strauch and Richard Garrison.

Cory called me yesterday around 11am after he went out and walked the stretch of Hall Blvd from the Library to...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-04-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 51,048
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Hall Blvd hazards

I've been trying to get ODOT to clean up the Hall Blvd bike lane south of hwy 99W, to no avail.

They say they've sent someone out to sweep twice in the last two weeks; I'm not sure where they were...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,581
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
ORBike.com has a very good calendar of rides,...

ORBike.com has a very good calendar of rides, charity and club. I signed up for their newsletter and now I get notice of all kinds of rides, all over Oregon.

Plus they have a pretty good bike...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,018
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
The bike lanes do NOT extend into the...

The bike lanes do NOT extend into the Borland/Stafford circle. Having experienced this roundabout as both a car driver and as a cyclist, I can tell you that for certain. If you are looking at it in...
Forum: All About the West Side 05-21-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,989
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Beaverton needs to fix the curb cut ramps if they...

Beaverton needs to fix the curb cut ramps if they want bikes to go up on the sidewalks around the roundabout. Currently, the grade from roadway up onto the sidewalk is almost vertical. I ignore it...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 05-18-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Tigard Community Ride May 19

Hi all!

I thought I'd post this here-- several citizens in Tigard have put together a community ride for this Saturday morning, May 19.

The route is essentially the same as the family ride on...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 43,532
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Took the Fanno Creek Trail from Tiedeman to Hall...

Took the Fanno Creek Trail from Tiedeman to Hall (with a short on-street section at Johnson past St Anthony's and down Main St where it picks up again at Max's). So quiet, peaceful, and beautiful. ...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-16-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,934
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Here's the link to the laws pertaining the...

Here's the link to the laws pertaining the pedestrians.

http://www.leg.state.or.us/ors/814.html

I believe the laws covering a runner's use of the bike lane are part of 814.070; the code...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 43,532
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Interesting ride in this morning. Lots of...

Interesting ride in this morning.

Lots of snowflakes, luckily none of them sticking.
Nice fellow commuters, giving me space when I need it to get around debris in the bike lane (reporting it to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,089
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Wow. That makes a huge difference right there! ...

Wow. That makes a huge difference right there! Way to go, K'Tesh, for pushing, and a tip of the hat to Don for making it happen!
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-11-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 35,833
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
There's a man who commutes by bike most evenings...

There's a man who commutes by bike most evenings down Durham and Hall Blvd. I see him all the time, and here's mainly why:

He has a bright white blinking light on his helmet, and a really nice...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 182,800
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Ironic moment on my ride in this morning: I...

Ironic moment on my ride in this morning:

I decided to shake things up and ride all the way down Durham Rd this morning instead of Hall. Traffic started backing up about 0.2 before Tigard High...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 218,164
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Alan, I really liked your rebuttal to the...

Alan, I really liked your rebuttal to the Columbian letter to the editor. I don't see how you can get it down to 200 words, it's all very good info!

I would suggest going for the...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-08-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,925
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
The gap between the 8" wide line and the 4" wide...

The gap between the 8" wide line and the 4" wide line is for the car and truck drivers-- a lot of them encroach on the bike lane (at least the paint) for some reason; now they have a nice line they...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-07-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,925
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
My partner and I rode out that way a couple...

My partner and I rode out that way a couple weekends ago. LOVE the new pavement, all the way to the curb. LOVE the new bike lane design. I hope they get a lot of good comments on it, and it...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-01-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,257
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
DaveT, for debris removal either use CoT's street...

DaveT, for debris removal either use CoT's street hazard reporting tool on their website

http://www.tigard-or.gov/city_hall/departments/public_works/streets/report_hazard.asp

Or contact Vance...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-31-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,257
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
No problem, K'tesh! I went through there...

No problem, K'tesh!

I went through there yesterday evening on my way home and the city has removed the no parking signs and ground up the bike lane markings, so it's now a parking lane.

The...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-30-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Question-- where can one recycle old bike tires...

Question-- where can one recycle old bike tires (not just tubes) around these parts? I've got a bad cut in a tire and have to toss it but I don't like just sticking it in the garbage can.
Forum: All About the West Side 08-30-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,257
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Speaking of bike lane work--- Over on...

Speaking of bike lane work---

Over on Tiedeman, they have installed a bike lane on the side of the road opposite the school grounds. There is a curb-side parking lane, then a bike lane, then the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 381,082
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Squeeky wheel gets lame excuses but eventually,...

Squeeky wheel gets lame excuses but eventually, it gets greased.

For the last 2 or so months there has been a huge pile of glass in the bike lane on Hall Blvd outside of the Tigard Library.
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 297,328
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
So.... the van passed you while straddling the...

So.... the van passed you while straddling the line between the two lanes, turned kind of in to the driveway and then stopped, and then pulled back into traffic and turn at the light.

Sigh. So...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-15-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,443
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
Also, if riding from hwy 99 down Durham Rd...

Also, if riding from hwy 99 down Durham Rd towards I-5, turn RIGHT at the light at 92nd, immediately before Tigard High School. Follow the road all the way down the hill to where the road ends in...
Forum: Route Info 08-05-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,261
Posted By Haven_kd7yct
You and I must have been on the same wavelength;...

You and I must have been on the same wavelength; I was just thinking about the Springwater, and if they've paved the gravel part of it yet. I was looking over google maps for route info, and...
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