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Posted by on August 15th, 2009 at 10:21 am

Tall Bike Tour

Doc, the mechanic at Portland Pedalworks, poses with his steed partway through a tallbike tour from Portland to Astoria and back via Tillamook.
(Photo by Flickr user Portland Pedalworks in the BikePortland Photographers pool)

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Did you partake of the good natured debauchery of Tour de Fat? Did you smile for hours at Sunday Parkways? Did you complete the Portland Century and scarf down the local-veggie feast at the end? Or did you just quietly pedal your cargo-laden tallbike to the coast?

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    bearcub August 15, 2009 at 10:28 am

    whooo! way to go doc. Northfreeeeeak!

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    cupcake August 15, 2009 at 11:17 am

    POWNED!!!!!!

    dock killed it!
    way to go dude!

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    hanmade August 15, 2009 at 8:54 pm

    thank you, New Belgium, for coming our way and putting on another great ride and party! Crazy how last year it was really hot for the ride and today it was cool.

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    natallica August 16, 2009 at 5:47 am

    this photo is the hotness. way to go doc!!!

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    Laura August 16, 2009 at 6:28 pm

    Ayleen and crew…thank you for a great PDX Century!!! 100 mile course was really fun. Great food at the rest stops…Thank you Sponsors!!! And the dinner…

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    Larrythenurse August 17, 2009 at 8:24 am

    PDX Century rocked. Definetely the best ride of the year. What a blast to leave our fair town and head to the deep dark dank woods, miles away from the city. Then to return to the urban vibe for a very fine feast. Well organized, well routed, well done.

    I did hear of some bad crashes- hope everyone is OK

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    tr August 17, 2009 at 2:38 pm

    Doc makes the sickest bikes and rides them better than most.

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