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Forum: Route Info 09-04-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,954
Posted By shnshni
My first tour

okay, so I did it. 700 miles solo around oregon. I'll breifly tell about my route so you can all do it too!! Over the nestucca river pass to the coast. Beautiful. Its option 3 in the ODOT's 'routes...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,612
Posted By shnshni
bike parking

yeah.....would have thought they;d have upgraded the bikes form 4 to 6 or something...per train, that is. Haven;t ridden. read the specs a while ago. we'll see. dunno about all the complaints. I...
Forum: Route Info 08-08-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,238
Posted By shnshni
I AM in my granny gear.......oh well. I've been...

I AM in my granny gear.......oh well. I've been doing Germantown road...the cemetery will seem easy afterwards.
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-06-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,386
Posted By shnshni
regarding the numbness, I reide wth toe clips...

regarding the numbness, I reide wth toe clips (hopefully switching soon!) and my right leg is about 13 mm shorter than the left. I get numbness in my right foot after some good miles. I will look...
Forum: Newbie Forum 08-03-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,028
Posted By shnshni
north portland baby

I live in kenton, its awesome. A lot of very friendly people, quite cheap, really close to the MAX line, good bars, eats, etc. All the neighborhood roads are great for biking and there are many...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By shnshni
Hey Devian

I'm the one that started the " now to the coast" thread. If you can leave on the 17th you should leave with us. Me and a friend from portland and two out of town friends are all riding over nestucca...
Forum: Route Info 07-25-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,238
Posted By shnshni
oh come on

Even the best way through the cemetery (keep to the right after the parking lot) is hard.....right? Don't make me feel weak! It's hard!!!!:-) But its also fun and worth it and you don't feel scared...
Forum: Route Info 07-20-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,674
Posted By shnshni

I was thinking of that.....but the Forest Service emailed me a PDF of a map of the route I was talking about. It is the 10 mile-longer version, but sounds really nice, with good campsites along the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,842
Posted By shnshni
I do think that the best evidence of his not...

I do think that the best evidence of his not doping was already stated: Why come out of retirement, after "getting away clean" (if he did use drugs) and winning the record TDF's. just to soil his...
Forum: Route Info 07-19-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,674
Posted By shnshni
Powers to Riddle--More form ME!!!!!

Okay, okay, sorry if you're annoyed with this....but I'm excited and just love finding routes and stuff!!!! I'm planning on crossing over the coast range through Myrtle Point and Powers to Riddle. If...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By shnshni
I saw K'Tesh on TV

did anyone else? How was the night ride? All those lights looked pretty from where I was, watching TV on 112th and Powell......
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,368
Posted By shnshni
I had that idea on my own the other day. Its...

I had that idea on my own the other day. Its about to fall down under the weight of cars, but bikes and people would be fine!!!! and it saves the state money--they wouldn't ahve to totally retrofit...
Forum: Route Info 07-09-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,984
Posted By shnshni
Timed light speeds.....

okay, I have questions, maybe for those of you with cycloputers....

at what speed are the lights timed on:

Broadway downtown headed north (S of Burnside)

Williams headed north (from Russel...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 40,807
Posted By shnshni

Isn't that the maritime museum?
Forum: Route Info 07-09-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,043
Posted By shnshni
okay, now to the coast

SO.......I am planning this ride, see, and the first night I really want to spend near cape lookout. I'm planning on taking the MAX as far as I can (hillsboro gov't center?). but then....its about 20...
Forum: Route Info 07-09-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,150
Posted By shnshni
I would reccommend going over the Hawthorne...

I would reccommend going over the Hawthorne Bridge, then heading south along the waterfront. follow the marked signs, go through the roundabout near mcCormick and Schmicks and keep heading south....
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,978
Posted By shnshni
I rode a bike in Palau, a tiny Island 500 miles...

I rode a bike in Palau, a tiny Island 500 miles east of the Phillippines in the Pacific Ocean...

And Ecuador........

And Cape Cod...

It really is cool getting that familiar old feeling...
Forum: Route Info 07-07-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,206
Posted By shnshni
thanks. I DO have a dealine--Ween in Bend on the...

thanks. I DO have a dealine--Ween in Bend on the 28th. But if I miss that, then...it will be a bummer but I'll have more riding to do. And, looking at the map, there are a lot of ways I could not go...
Forum: Route Info 07-06-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,206
Posted By shnshni
thanks for the advice. I'm thinking about the...

thanks for the advice. I'm thinking about the powers/tiller/myrtle point route. Am I crazy to think I can do this in 10 days? Also, is it possible to sleep places that aren't designated campsites...
Forum: Route Info 07-01-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,206
Posted By shnshni
Bend route Redux

okay, so I will probably be posting way tooo much in the coming days, but I now am thinking about riding south, either along the coast or through the valley, then turning east towards klamath and...
Forum: Route Info 06-30-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,432
Posted By shnshni
a good route to bend?

Hi. trying to do some LIGHT touring this august. Thinking about going to Bend. Anyone know of any good (i.e., not dangerous, not heavily trafficked) routes? I don't mind some bad hills if there's no...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 871
Posted By shnshni
Stolen Bike 2/6/09

there may be a batter place for this, sorry if there is. couldn't find it. thanks for your help.

A Green shogun bike, with green paint spray painted almost all over the shogun writing (49-53 cm)...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-17-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By shnshni
the race crown?

the fork looks fine, right? maybe the race crown (in the headset) doens't fit on perfectly flat? The race crown is the little ring that is the first thing to tough the fork among all the little...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-12-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 859
Posted By shnshni
ENO cranks

hey. anyone know a good bike shop that can order or stocks ENO sionglespeed cranks by White Industries, and does anyone have any experience with these that they would like to share?
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-12-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By shnshni
i generally try and sell my stuff for what I...

i generally try and sell my stuff for what I would think was fair to buy it for if it was a part/frame that was exactly what I wanted.
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