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Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 307,526
Posted By bp071117
Patience in West Linn

In yet another dangerous situation caused by a bike lane (eastbound 43 under the I-205 overpass.), a Chevy van driver paced me and allowed me to merge into the right most through lane before he...
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-19-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,962
Posted By bp071117
Why limit yourself to one option? You can get...

Why limit yourself to one option? You can get pedals like the Shimano PDM324 that have SPD on one side and a platform on the other. You can stop and start on the platform side and then clip in once...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-31-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,953
Posted By bp071117
Since you're already "bent", have you considered...

Since you're already "bent", have you considered a SWB RANS like a V-Rex or an F5? Both have a wheelbase of under 45" and should fit on the MAX or a Trimet rack.
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,924
Posted By bp071117
Why limit it to just e-Bikes? I'd gladly crank...

Why limit it to just e-Bikes? I'd gladly crank along at 20 if it meant I could stay out of the bike lane. :)
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,924
Posted By bp071117
There are many whose limitations prevent them...

There are many whose limitations prevent them from doing what you and I can do. I think we should help these people. If you don't like them classified as bicycles, let's tell the congress critters...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,924
Posted By bp071117
Any law can be abused. If speeding e-bikes get...

Any law can be abused. If speeding e-bikes get out of hand, I sure the PPB would love to issue them tickets like driving an unregistered moped without insurance or a DOT helmet.

I think 20 mph is...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,924
Posted By bp071117
E-bikes are limited to 20 mph by Oregon law as...

E-bikes are limited to 20 mph by Oregon law as well...

A good summary of the rights and requirements of e-bikes (and other 2 wheel vehicles) in Oregon can be found here:

pocketbikeguide.pdf...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,036
Posted By bp071117
No, VC section 814.420(3)(c) allows one to be...

No, VC section 814.420(3)(c) allows one to be outside of the bike lane when it is in a door zone.
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 184,082
Posted By bp071117
For the BB size stuff I encountered yesterday my...

For the BB size stuff I encountered yesterday my visor and balaclava worked fine. For the big stuff I just find shelter until it passes.
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 184,082
Posted By bp071117
Ouch! Was it recent? I didn't notice it on my...

Ouch! Was it recent? I didn't notice it on my commute yesterday. Was it in the north bound or south bound lane?
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By bp071117
I think it shows a need for people to learn to...

I think it shows a need for people to learn to ride like a vehicle. Every bike that is getting buzzed is riding too far to the right IMNSHO. On lanes like that I'd be riding in at least the right...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By bp071117
http://www.go-one.us/Pictures_of_go-one3.html ...

http://www.go-one.us/Pictures_of_go-one3.html

Base model is only 8 grand. :-P
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,379
Posted By bp071117
I can go 20mph and I'm not what I would call...

I can go 20mph and I'm not what I would call "very fit". :)

I think most older people wouldn't want the speed but instead the torque to get up hills and to haul some groceries home or the extra...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,379
Posted By bp071117
The only thing you have to fear is fear itself. ...

The only thing you have to fear is fear itself. Teaching people to properly ride in traffic is the best solution to this, not adding an electric motor.




I disagree. Ever since I learned to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,421
Posted By bp071117
A cause for whose swimming, you or them? ;)

A cause for whose swimming, you or them? ;)
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,379
Posted By bp071117
This article states that a GreenWheel can do...

This article states that a GreenWheel can do 30mph so it's technically an electric moped: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29259226/

Legally an electric assisted bike can only assist the rider up to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,095
Posted By bp071117
The tax provision is basically up to your...

The tax provision is basically up to your employer. I talked to mine and they said the tax savings to them wouldn't be worth the overhead of administering it so they said no. YMMV if you have a lot...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,525
Posted By bp071117
Really? I always thought that was legal. I...

Really? I always thought that was legal. I searched the Oregon DMV site and couldn't find any reference that suggests such a maneuver is illegal. In fact, they have a publication that says "Solid...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,351
Posted By bp071117
"southern crossing"

It would be do-able from the east side but where would the bridge end on the west? SW Military Rd? SW Riverwood Rd? Peter Kerr Park? The last is too far and there's too much money living around...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,193
Posted By bp071117
AirZound! :D ...

AirZound! :D http://www.deltacycle.com/product.php?g=1
Forum: Newbie Forum 11-21-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,786
Posted By bp071117
To keep road grime off your legs and feet you...

To keep road grime off your legs and feet you need mud flaps for your fenders.

DIY: http://www.phred.org/~alex/bikes/fendermudflap.html

$7 plus shipping: ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,412
Posted By bp071117
In case anyone is wondering how to do this: ...

In case anyone is wondering how to do this:

Click on "User CP"
Click on "Edit Ignore List"
Enter "Attornatus_Oregonensis" in the "Add a member to your List..." box.

HTH
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,013
Posted By bp071117
So would I. Seems people are getting arrested...

So would I. Seems people are getting arrested for it but they don't quote the code or the circumstances. From http://www.westlinntidings.com/news/story.php?story_id=122047017233264000

"8/26,...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-04-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,598
Posted By bp071117
I've commuted with a pair of Jandd Mini Mountain...

I've commuted with a pair of Jandd Mini Mountain panniers on my front lowrider rack for years with much success. They expand nicely by just unzipping the lower half.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,504
Posted By bp071117
Doing what you suggests is perfectly legal since...

Doing what you suggests is perfectly legal since ORS 814.420(3)(c) allows for "Avoiding debris or other hazardous conditions" and riding in the door zone is definitely a hazardous condition. Any cop...
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