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Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By CapnSnarls
large selection of handlebars?

Is there anyplace in town with an especially large collection of different handlebars? Looking at them online is worthless since they never show the bars from the rider's POV and I've already...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,350
Posted By CapnSnarls
Recumbent shops in town?

Anyone know where in town I can find an Under-Seat-Steering recumbent to test-ride? Coventry doesn't sell USS bikes anymore... Preferably I'd like to find a shop in SE or SE portland, but if...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,182
Posted By CapnSnarls
I have been caught off-guard by those super-quiet...

I have been caught off-guard by those super-quiet hybrids. It served as a good reminder to me that I must make use of both my hearing and vision to be aware of others. Since I've had more...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,232
Posted By CapnSnarls
which local bike builder?

Maybe I'm just dreaming, but... I've never found a bike that really really fits me. I've been fitted twice and have been told by both shops that because of my slightly irregular proportions I would...
Forum: Route Info 01-18-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,230
Posted By CapnSnarls
I looked up the location of Faraday Dam. By "old...

I looked up the location of Faraday Dam. By "old highway just out of estacada" do you mean Faraday Rd? My route will take me along it from Estacada until it intersects with 224 and turns into SE...
Forum: Route Info 01-18-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,230
Posted By CapnSnarls
Great info, thanks much!

Great info, thanks much!
Forum: Route Info 01-17-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,230
Posted By CapnSnarls
biking, camping, and hiking near Three Lynx or Timothy Lake?

I'm planning a short bike tour in the spring along 224 and I hope to find a place to camp somewhere between Three Lynx and Timothy Lake. The plan is that my girlfriend will drive out there and meet...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2007, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By CapnSnarls
Hopefully you just had a run of bad luck. I find...

Hopefully you just had a run of bad luck. I find many drivers to be considerate and aware. Note, I did not say all of them were like that. There are also jerks and hate-mongers out there ready to...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-20-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By CapnSnarls
I can't tell you exactly what you should get, but...

I can't tell you exactly what you should get, but I can tell you one that you shouldn't bother with. I recently bought and then returned a Light & Motion Solo (not to be confused with the Light &...
Forum: Route Info 11-17-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,397
Posted By CapnSnarls
Thanks bikieboy, that is just what I was looking...

Thanks bikieboy, that is just what I was looking for! I had forgotten about the bike route maps at the ODOT site.
Forum: Route Info 11-16-2006, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,397
Posted By CapnSnarls
Biking near Rockaway Beach

I'm going to be staying at a house on Rockaway Beach over the long thanksgiving weekend. I dunno if I can spend 4 days away from my bike so I'm hoping one of you can tell me about a good ride I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,835
Posted By CapnSnarls
Congradulations! Today 3 miles, tomorrow THE...

Congradulations! Today 3 miles, tomorrow THE WORLD!
Forum: Women for Bikes 11-08-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,684
Posted By CapnSnarls
I had the same experience this week and a bikey...

I had the same experience this week and a bikey co-worker re-educated me. You have to clean off your rims frequently in our rainy winter. In the rain your rims will pickup a lot of road grit which...
Forum: Women for Bikes 11-06-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,684
Posted By CapnSnarls
Andy & Bax sells some awesome marino wool socks...

Andy & Bax sells some awesome marino wool socks for $8. I bought a pair a few weeks ago and then last friday went back to buy two more. I rode 25 miles on sunday and although my feet were...
Forum: Women for Bikes 11-06-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,831
Posted By CapnSnarls
Hi Daisy, I also work at Reed and bike to work...

Hi Daisy, I also work at Reed and bike to work everyday. Seems like there should be someone else riding along the springwater around the same time as you... I ride everyday from Reed along...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,479
Posted By CapnSnarls
That's right, once you get the right gear you'll...

That's right, once you get the right gear you'll be very happy about the decision to bike commute. This morning on my ride in it suddenly started to rain pretty hard and I soon found myself grinning...
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