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Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258,772
Posted By fourknees
"Welcome to America's Bike Captial" - Sign Change?

I stopped in to Pedal Bike Tours today and commented how I had never been in the shop before, but loved the mural.

The employee commented: they like it was well, and that they hope to keep it up...
Forum: Route Info 04-20-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,127
Posted By fourknees
Should be complete soon.

There was a Metro representative at the City of Tigard Bike/Ped meeting last night that mentioned this project. I didn't write it down in my notes, but I believe he said it was going to be complete...
Forum: All About the West Side 03-29-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,658
Posted By fourknees
Santiam Bicycle

Looks like it will open soon.


http://santiambicycle.com/
Forum: All About the West Side 03-28-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,658
Posted By fourknees
New Bike Shop by Target in Tigard?

I had some friends tell me that a new bike shop was being put in between Target and Quiznos on SW Hall Blvd in Tigard. Anyone hear/see this? I'm going to try to check it out tomorrow.
Forum: All About the West Side 03-26-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,760
Posted By fourknees
Community Invited to Plant Trees, Celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Beaverton

For those that frequent the Fanno Creek Trail - this looks like it's along the new section that was just completed.

BEAVERTON, Ore. In support of its commitment to increasing the tree canopy and...
Forum: Route Info 03-20-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,747
Posted By fourknees
I've ridden up Marquam Hill/Gibbs a few times and...

I've ridden up Marquam Hill/Gibbs a few times and it has an incline, but nothing significantly more than any of the other approaches going up to the Fairmont loop.
Forum: All About the West Side 09-01-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By fourknees
I live in the Greenway neighborhood and have...

I live in the Greenway neighborhood and have often thought that myself. The only area of concern I see is from SW Hall to SW Davies as there are several entrances to apartments. Cars do drive to...
Forum: All About the West Side 08-02-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,826
Posted By fourknees
Meeting #2

Reminder that tomorrow, Wednesday 8/3/11 is the second meeting on this issue for those that can attend.

Conestoga Rec Ctr, Room 202
9985 Southwest 125th Ave.
Beaverton, OR 97008

6:30 - 8:30...
Forum: Newbie Forum 07-28-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 32,817
Posted By fourknees
To secure your bike without a lock, if you have a...

To secure your bike without a lock, if you have a road bike, put your brakes in the "open position" and adjust them for braking (before you are out for a ride). Then when you need to leave your bike...
Forum: All About the West Side 07-27-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,050
Posted By fourknees
I can offer a few words. First great job so far!...

I can offer a few words. First great job so far! You'll get stronger and the ride will become easier. It may take a few weeks.

For the hall crossing either cross at the nimbus light or go to the...
Forum: All About the West Side 07-26-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,814
Posted By fourknees
I guess I should rephrase. I like all the hills,...

I guess I should rephrase. I like all the hills, I enjoy them more when I'm in shape.

Tile Flat is a favorite flat road.
Forum: All About the West Side 07-26-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,814
Posted By fourknees
Hills

I like all the hills on the westside, when I'm in shape.

My favorites are:

Weir road
The road that goes to matrix hill park - great view of Tigard/Beaverton.
Bald peak road
Ascension road on...
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-15-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 81,600
Posted By fourknees
Another tip is I used a grommet punch to make the...

Another tip is I used a grommet punch to make the holes. It just happened to be the perfect size.
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-15-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 81,600
Posted By fourknees
Old Tube to Hold Flashlight Pics

MAGlight (2AA) with LED conversion and how tube is cut: (basicially a big rubberband).

Easier to mount under handlebars so all weight is below and not having to balance.

Another angle with...
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-05-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 81,600
Posted By fourknees
You can make something similar with an old bike...

You can make something similar with an old bike tube for smaller flashlights. Cut a section of the tube about 2 inches wide (more or less depending on your flashlight size), cut this small tube...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,308
Posted By fourknees
I run into that often, especially evenings and...

I run into that often, especially evenings and weekends.

I always remind myself that this trail is very clear the other 9 months of the year when it isn't sunny and dry.
Forum: All About the West Side 07-05-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,826
Posted By fourknees
Fanno Creek Trail at Hall Blvd Trail Crossing

I didn't see anything recently posted on this, but so eveyrone is aware this crossing is being studied. They just set up a dedicated website:

http://www.fannocrossinghall.org/

The first...
Forum: All About the West Side 06-27-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,917
Posted By fourknees
Link to Map

You can now view the map online as well.

http://www.visitwashingtoncountyoregon.com/bikemap/
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