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Forum: Route Info 06-29-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,394
Posted By Jakelin
Springwater from Gresham to Boring...paved?

I was hoping to experience a smoother portion of the Springwater out past 82nd as I usually boke in town. In the back of my mind I thought I remember reading a while back that it wasn't paved or...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,755
Posted By Jakelin
I'm glad to hear you are okay. I know the exact...

I'm glad to hear you are okay. I know the exact spot you were hit. Over the summer I travelled 4 days a week down that road and I would say that it is probably the diciest spot in my 30 mile RT...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,964
Posted By Jakelin
Another thing I find funny is that the same...

Another thing I find funny is that the same people who spout off about the bike tax idea are people who think nothing of leveling huge tax burdens on tobacco to discourage smoking and help pay for...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,196
Posted By Jakelin
I saw a news piece on this years ago and like a...

I saw a news piece on this years ago and like a few others have said it all comes down to problems that restaraunts have had in the past with people on foot reaching in the window and taking cash,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,254
Posted By Jakelin
I'm another who will not be anywhere but up front...

I'm another who will not be anywhere but up front if I have to put my bike on the bus. I had heard of this happening before the one time I had to actually take the bus with my bike, so I just sat up...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,208
Posted By Jakelin
Props to PSU security

I walking up by the bike racks next to the Stott Center by the football field and I saw PSU security (on bikes no less) writing what looked like a ticket and putting it on a bike. As I walked by I...
Forum: Route Info 09-23-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,724
Posted By Jakelin
I was looking this up last month and the latest...

I was looking this up last month and the latest news was that the bridge is to be closed until at least next spring. Apparently the insurance company that covers the bridge is dragging their feet on...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,614
Posted By Jakelin
There is a light at the bottom of my hill that is...

There is a light at the bottom of my hill that is like this. I'll roll over to the pedestrian crossing button and hit it and then roll back into the lane of traffic. Then I don't have to walk my...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jakelin
Was there room for a third bike on the same pole?...

Was there room for a third bike on the same pole? If there wasn't I'm guessing she probably thought she would beat you guys out of the store and figured locking her bike to a bike that is locked to...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-19-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,923
Posted By Jakelin
I agree with wyeast, a longer U-lock isn't always...

I agree with wyeast, a longer U-lock isn't always a bad thing. What you want is to leave as little space as possible in the lock.

But if you are set on having a smaller lock, I read an article...
Forum: Route Info 08-16-2007, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,680
Posted By Jakelin
If you use bikely.com and map out your route...

If you use bikely.com and map out your route there is an elevation button that will graph out the elevation for you. The cool thing about bikely is you can save the route, name it, put comments and...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-05-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,580
Posted By Jakelin
I bought a Giant FCR 3 and my wife bought a Giant...

I bought a Giant FCR 3 and my wife bought a Giant Cypress DX and we both love our bikes. I'll also give a shout out for Bike 'N Hike. In addition to the standard 30 day tune up, they offer free...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By Jakelin
Great video...thanks for the heads up!

Great video...thanks for the heads up!
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,424
Posted By Jakelin
This is the weakest response ever. What proof do...

This is the weakest response ever. What proof do you want? Should we all carry cameras and recording devices so that we might catch someone who is possible dangerous or at the least improper and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,424
Posted By Jakelin
?? I don't know how you reached that...

??

I don't know how you reached that conclusion from the original post. Please explain.
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,424
Posted By Jakelin
I have to commend you on not only how you handled...

I have to commend you on not only how you handled the situation, but the attention to detail that you paid to the guy. You may have saved someone else an escalated situation with this guy since he...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jakelin
If I'm not mistaken, that clip of Yak is from the...

If I'm not mistaken, that clip of Yak is from the movie "Red Light Go" which is a documentary on alleycat races in NY. You can rent it on Netflix. It was okay, but not as good as I had hoped. The...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jakelin
My wife and I were leaving a movie at the...

My wife and I were leaving a movie at the Bridgeport Plaza in Tualatin and one of the shops we passed by had a bike helmet mounted cam in the front window display. I didn't pay attention to the name...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jakelin
Ya, download the video from Toddistic's link. It...

Ya, download the video from Toddistic's link. It is the original with the original music. The youtube one is a version where someone jacked the video and put their own music to it. The original...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,776
Posted By Jakelin
The City of Portland Office of Transportation has...

The City of Portland Office of Transportation has literature out for cyclists that says both the left arm pointed to the sky or the right arm out are legal and acceptable signals for a right hand...
Forum: Route Info 07-11-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,129
Posted By Jakelin
I usually catch the Hawthorne Bridge off of...

I usually catch the Hawthorne Bridge off of Madison, there is a lane that goes directly onto it. But once you are across the bridge head a few blocks north to Salmon. It is a low traffic street...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,177
Posted By Jakelin
Nishiki, you obviously don't understand what...

Nishiki, you obviously don't understand what 'road rage' means. I would politely suggest you do some research on it before using that term in future posts.
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-29-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,344
Posted By Jakelin
Not that being in rock bands for a decade makes...

Not that being in rock bands for a decade makes me an expert, but I have only heard of men having taints. I do believe that it is the same area as choad references though.
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By Jakelin
How about a WBUI?

My friend claims his buddy got a ticket for walking his bike home from a bar in Oak Grove because he didn't feel safe riding it after drinking. I asked him if it was a ticket for drunken in public...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 23,907
Posted By Jakelin
One of my Prof's in college had a son who was...

One of my Prof's in college had a son who was riding down a hill in PDX and had a stray dog run out in front of him. He ends up going down, breaks his arm in a few places and completely cracks his...
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