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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,434
Posted By norse rider
Yup, riding in black makes no sense to me. The...

Yup, riding in black makes no sense to me. The Showers Pass jacket has been great for me. I am on year two with mine and it holds up great.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By norse rider
The more lights the better. I ride with two front...

The more lights the better. I ride with two front LED flashing and a Tri-Newt on steady. My rear has two Blinkys on the steam and another two on my backpack. Call me overkill but when I ride 15 miles...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 02-11-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,428
Posted By norse rider
Reading this makes me wish for us all to light up...

Reading this makes me wish for us all to light up as much as our budgets will allow. In fact, can't the fuzz give us a ticket if we are riding at dusk/dawn/night without lights?
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,489
Posted By norse rider
RIP. My thoughts and prayers go to you and your...

RIP. My thoughts and prayers go to you and your family.
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,336
Posted By norse rider
Um, that is a big weapon. I think we should all...

Um, that is a big weapon. I think we should all roll with these on the next Bridge Pedal. I found a twenty dollar bill on the corner of Baseline and Brookwood this summer out in Hillsboro. Twenty...
Forum: Route Info 01-23-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,731
Posted By norse rider
Yup, this is true. This is my third winter on a...

Yup, this is true. This is my third winter on a bike and I can't stress enough the importance of a good light system, no matter what route you are taking. BTW, the route shown in the above post looks...
Forum: Route Info 10-03-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,084
Posted By norse rider
Yup, thumbs up on this. Watch all the...

Yup, thumbs up on this. Watch all the construction around Hilsdale toward the now defunct Donut shop. (man I do miss them maple bars) and the hill going up to the MJCC is a crusher.
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By norse rider
Welcome. Glad you are here.

Welcome. Glad you are here.
Forum: Report your Close Calls 09-19-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,294
Posted By norse rider
Sorry to hear of your trouble....we would love to...

Sorry to hear of your trouble....we would love to have you here on the west side of town however! Commuting on the west side, except for the weekend warrior traffic, is a rather sparten undertaking....
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-18-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,176
Posted By norse rider
Yea, I stick with a basic black length of leg...

Yea, I stick with a basic black length of leg bike pant for the rain and winter months. I generally will buy whatever is on sale. I find the rain not that big of a deal as long as fender, mudflaps,...
Forum: Route Info 09-04-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,373
Posted By norse rider
Hey, To the Sherwood take Scholls Ferry all the...

Hey,
To the Sherwood take Scholls Ferry all the way out to Roy Rogers. I used to work in Sherwood and know the route pretty well. The 217 overpass is scarry by washington square but other then that...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-04-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,753
Posted By norse rider
Rock and Roll Lube. Bike and Hike has it. I would...

Rock and Roll Lube. Bike and Hike has it. I would assume everyone else does as well. Da stuff is great.
Forum: Route Info 07-28-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,895
Posted By norse rider
26 is scary. If time allows come out Barbur, go...

26 is scary. If time allows come out Barbur, go strait up past Tewiliger and take BHH out to Milliken. From Milliken look for Hocken, the road runs behind the New Seasons and Powells on Cedar Hills...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 07-25-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,223
Posted By norse rider
Glad you are alright.

Glad you are alright.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,609
Posted By norse rider
Yup, right on.

Yup, right on.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,363
Posted By norse rider
I think what you did was just fine. It really...

I think what you did was just fine. It really makes me mad when other cyclists blow stop lights, stop signs, and do not follow the rules of the road.
One of the chief reasons I biked all winter and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,468
Posted By norse rider
It would appear we have ourselves quite the...

It would appear we have ourselves quite the collection of metal heads here at ye'ol Bike Forums...good thing to as the ride in to Hillsboro today was made all the more sweeter by the new Dark...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,429
Posted By norse rider
Did someone say METAL? Ammon Amarth, Iced Earth,...

Did someone say METAL? Ammon Amarth, Iced Earth, Slayer, Carcas, At the Gates....the list is long. So is the metal. Nothing better then bomming down Patton Rd listening to a little Morbid Angel. ( I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,747
Posted By norse rider
Great question to pose ephany. I have often...

Great question to pose ephany. I have often wondered this myself. Is there any evidence that indicates that helmets DONOT make a difference in a crash? I happen to wear a helmet and in fact,...
Forum: Route Info 06-24-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,732
Posted By norse rider
I take this way to work four days a week. The...

I take this way to work four days a week. The path is short and can be very slick, watch for this when we have not had rain for a week or so. The path will lead you through the burbs to Jameson Rd....
Forum: Route Info 06-05-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,613
Posted By norse rider
Yup, Walker was not bad today. Baseline has a...

Yup, Walker was not bad today. Baseline has a more direct bike lane to the part of Hillsboro that I work in but I will bb mixing the route up to keep it intresting. Evergreen is FUN BTW, thanks for...
Forum: Route Info 06-03-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,613
Posted By norse rider
Thanks Simple Nature for the recomendation. I...

Thanks Simple Nature for the recomendation. I have been taking this route now for a month now and have found it pretty mellow. Cheers and I hope to see you on the road.
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,547
Posted By norse rider
I, good sir, agree. This should be the post of...

I, good sir, agree. This should be the post of the day.
Forum: Report your Close Calls 05-23-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By norse rider
Well I am glad that you are alright. I am...

Well I am glad that you are alright. I am starting to sound like a broken record but taking the whole lane might be the way to go. I call the Cedar Hill/217/downtown beaverton thing a real nasty part...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-22-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,202
Posted By norse rider
Hell yeah, take the whole lane.

Hell yeah, take the whole lane.
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