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Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 30,516
Posted By randy5235
BlindSpots.

I found this video on youtube showing the blind spot a truck has. Please take a quick look and be careful.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzL0Kyk4m-8
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 37,225
Posted By randy5235
Just an update. I found a couple of places around...

Just an update. I found a couple of places around town that carry what I was looking for. They have ridiculous prices. I ended up ordering some 4130 (straight gauge way cheaper for practice) online....
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 37,225
Posted By randy5235
Looking for some 4130 Tubing around town

I am looking to try my hand at some bronze brazing ( then silver once I feel comfortable with it). Looking for some 4130 tubing to practice with.

1" od. .035 Thickness and 1 1/8" OD. .058...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,160
Posted By randy5235
She has a bit of road rash ( not a lot...

She has a bit of road rash ( not a lot thankfully). We did call the police. (I wanted to take a ride out there myself, she wouldn't let me go) We are waiting for the police to get here to take her...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,160
Posted By randy5235
Wife was pushed off of her bike on spring water east of Powell butte. around 8:30 PM

My wife was pushed off of her bike on spring water east of Powell butte. around 8:30 PM 8/6/12. Thought the community should know. She was not robbed. She got back on her bike and rode off. Two...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,136
Posted By randy5235
It is my understanding that in the vehicle code...

It is my understanding that in the vehicle code it the person doing the passing that the responsibility of safety falls to. That said passing on the right ( unless the person has signaled that they...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 798
Posted By randy5235
Safe Passing bill.

Last I heard this had died....Which is quite unfortunate... Has anyone thought about trying to get a local city or county law passed to this effect in Portland? I'm up late and the idea ran through...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By randy5235
Just thought I would say hi. I would imagine...

Just thought I would say hi. I would imagine http://www.bikely.com would be a good starting place to find a route to the coast. I wish you luck and hope you enjoy portland.


Randy
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,013
Posted By randy5235
Wow..... Hi-tensile steel frame....eh?? no...

Wow.....

Hi-tensile steel frame....eh?? no thanks....not to mention that I like my knees.


:P


Randy
Forum: Route Info 07-13-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,508
Posted By randy5235
I have a ride planned for later this month most...

I have a ride planned for later this month most likey... Out to Ainsworth state park camp overnight and across the Bridge of the Gods and back in via 14 in Washington. Let me know if anyone is...
Forum: Route Info 07-10-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,508
Posted By randy5235
Anyone interested in doing some touring?

I apologize if this comes off as spam... If so please feel free to delete this thread. I am interested in finding some people in the area that are interested in doing some bike touring. Just to start...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,041
Posted By randy5235
Roommates bike STOLEN!!!

Here is the info he put together this evening for me to post...

As Follows:

Please everyone be on the lookout for it.

I'm looking for all eyes I can get in helping me find my bike... it is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,520
Posted By randy5235
Unless you are riding within 15' of me you are...

Unless you are riding within 15' of me you are not going to get blinded by my tail light. If you are riding that close to me ....honestly maybe you shouldn't be. Since most bikes don't have brake...
Forum: Book Talk 01-17-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 218,225
Posted By randy5235
The art of urban cycling .... by Hurst I...

The art of urban cycling .... by Hurst I believe.. I found it to be a pretty nice book. He bashes a bit too much on VC for my taste, but makes a couple of good points on a couple of issues. Worth the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,520
Posted By randy5235
I think it is more a matter of people not...

I think it is more a matter of people not understanding how to aim their lights properly. When you have a light of that magnitude there is NO EXCUSE to have it aimed directly at eye level. Aiming it...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,780
Posted By randy5235
So I am loving this town. The riding here is so...

So I am loving this town. The riding here is so fantastic. Now I just need to find a job. Thought I would come to the community first :) So any leads anyone might have would be seriously appreciated....
Forum: Notices & Feedback 07-16-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,761
Posted By randy5235
I got one too for uncensorced youtube or...

I got one too for uncensorced youtube or something like that from thx1138


Randy
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,780
Posted By randy5235
Well .... life turns out different than you...

Well .... life turns out different than you think.... Fiance needed her space after 9 1/2 years and I am here in Portland. Not at all how I wanted to get here. Did some riding this evening. Ross...
Forum: Notices & Feedback 07-07-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,185
Posted By randy5235
Same here The person trying to log into...

Same here


The person trying to log into your account had the following IP address: 212.143.129.216


havent done a reverse lookup on it yet but i would imagine that the box in question (...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-11-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,849
Posted By randy5235
I am glad to see this topic...It seems to me that...

I am glad to see this topic...It seems to me that most people don't use U-locks they way they are meant to be used.
here is a link to sheldon browns site with the appropriate way to use one.
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,780
Posted By randy5235
Yeah I ride for a living so I am used to the...

Yeah I ride for a living so I am used to the weather ( all weather) rain etc. Grew up up North so the cold isn't a thing, just worried a touch bout the fiance and how she will react. She has never...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,780
Posted By randy5235
Fairly new around here...

Hello folks,
My name is Randy and I thought I would take a moment and introduce myself. I have been in the process of moving to Portland for A LONG TIME. However, thankfully my fiance gets her...
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