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Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 820
Posted By mike_khad1
New Artist - East Coast Bicycler

I live in NY state now and I came across a new artist, Rachel VanSlyke, who bicycled from Florida to Quebec performing in coffee shops and cafe's up the coast.

Her website is...
Forum: Book Talk 11-26-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 218,708
Posted By mike_khad1
Try These

1. Park Tool's Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair

2. Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook

3. Metal Cowboy's Momentum Is Your Friend
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,375
Posted By mike_khad1
You'd better keep your nose clean

Two rules for you

Keep your nose clean,

Keep the rubber side down.

Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By mike_khad1
Hello from New York

Hello everyone. Some of you may remember my handle or may remember me from assorted bicycling events. I moved from Clackamas to New York this past July.

I pedaled in to work today - 15 miles,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By mike_khad1
Job is in Buchanan NY

I think Peekskill is about 40 miles north of New York City. My job though is in Buchanan NY. Right now it is a short 3 mile pedal to work.
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By mike_khad1
I'm here

Well - I'm in New York. I flew out here last week with two kids and two of my bikes - my Burley and my $4.00/gallon city bike (thanks RCB).

I'm living (temporarily) in the Peekskill Inn in...
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-26-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By mike_khad1
I wash mine

In the summer when I sweat a lot, I throw my helmet in the top shelf of the dishwasher about once a month. I make sure there are not other dishes in there and also throw in a bicycle cap or two.
Forum: Route Info 06-24-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,924
Posted By mike_khad1
Tillamook to Coos Bay

Tillamook runs a bus from Union Station/Beaverton to Tillamook. They will take bikes (10 dollars one way). Pedal to Cape Lookout and then head down the coast to Coos Bay - three 60 mile days to Coos...
Forum: Route Info 06-24-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,479
Posted By mike_khad1
My two-cents

I'd avoid 26. Two routes I've taken to the coast:

1. Highway 30 all the way to Astoria and then 101 South.

2. Highway 30 to Scappoose and then turn towards Vernonia. Vernonia to Astoria on...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By mike_khad1
Gee - Thanks Everyone

Thanks for your goodwill everyone. You're all making me blush. I really am going to miss Portland and its because of you.

Where else can you see someone dressed up like a pop-cycle, go off to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,191
Posted By mike_khad1
City Cycles - Ankeny and 20th

I was at City Cycle's Repair shop and they had a really good selection of stickers for sale. Over 20 different ones to choose from
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,441
Posted By mike_khad1
Tail Wagon

Burley has a trailer called the Tail Wagon. I don't know anyone who has ever used it though.
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,126
Posted By mike_khad1
K'Tesh Get out of Jail Free Card

I'll contribute to your Get Out of Jail Free Card.

Keep on fighting!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,663
Posted By mike_khad1
Bicycling Hub

I'd check this website out http://www.bicyclinghub.com/. They also have a retail store that's open on the weekends.
Forum: Route Info 05-28-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,834
Posted By mike_khad1

I edited my post - you head north at 87th and Foster.
Forum: Route Info 05-27-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,834
Posted By mike_khad1
I-205 bike path detour

Take Foster to 87th. Take 87th North and follow the bike path signs. Keep following the signs until you get to Caruthers (just north of Division). Take the bike path north until you get to Burnside....
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,676
Posted By mike_khad1

I've washed my helmet in the top shelf of my dishwasher. With no dishes in it. I've done the same for those bike hats with the small bill.
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,594
Posted By mike_khad1
Hudson's the name

Hudson is what I call my bike. Not very original since it is a Burley Hudson, but I do refer to it by name.

(My wife and kids say that I need help).
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,898
Posted By mike_khad1

Welcome to the club!! I hope to see you pedaling around.
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,278
Posted By mike_khad1
Why is it being presented as an "either or" scenario

Personally, I like the idea of recycling something and reusing it rather than throwing it away and subsequently building something else. I'm for the bridge proposal for that reason. It seems quite...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 54,498
Posted By mike_khad1
Good Morning Vietnam is a bit of a stretch. But...

Good Morning Vietnam is a bit of a stretch. But along that line, The Wizard of Oz opened with a bike scene. Before the witch flew on a broom, she rode a bike and stole Toto with it.

On the TV...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,938
Posted By mike_khad1
commuting and touring list

Here is what I carry.

When Commuting:
Spare tube
Patch kit
3 tire levers
Park emergency tire boot
6 inch length of old chain
1 Kevlar emergency spoke
9-speed master link
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,255
Posted By mike_khad1
My prayer's are with him

I hope he turns out to be all right.
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 04-09-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,634
Posted By mike_khad1
I'll be there!!

I'll be there and I may bring a kid or two.
Forum: Newbie Forum 04-07-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,222
Posted By mike_khad1

Welcome to a great city - where are you moving from?
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