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Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 57,132
Posted By Simple Nature
It's quota time, and this is an easy mark :)

It's quota time, and this is an easy mark :)
Forum: Route Info 09-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 23,824
Posted By Simple Nature
There certainly is no one perfect tour through...

There certainly is no one perfect tour through southwest PDX but there are popular segments that work well for bikes. Other regions on the Westside are not particularly wine country, but the same...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 495,951
Posted By Simple Nature
I run a 1000lm blinking light in front of my...

I run a 1000lm blinking light in front of my bike. Obviously I don't have it pointed up at traffic light sensors. More and more I am running into non-responsive lights on the west side of Portland....
Forum: All About the West Side 04-29-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157,750
Posted By Simple Nature
I have ridden this a couple of time already. ...

I have ridden this a couple of time already. Certainly a welcome connection!
Forum: Route Info 04-28-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,709
Posted By Simple Nature
Nice route! I might try the reverse to avoid...

Nice route! I might try the reverse to avoid that one massive uphill.
Forum: Route Info 04-26-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,389
Posted By Simple Nature
I am very much looking forward to exploring those...

I am very much looking forward to exploring those new trails.
Forum: Route Info 02-04-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,248
Posted By Simple Nature
I had a similar thought. Actually making the BV...

I had a similar thought. Actually making the BV trailhead at Banks the starting point.
Forum: Route Info 02-02-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,248
Posted By Simple Nature
Sweet! Thanks!

Sweet! Thanks!
Forum: Route Info 02-02-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,248
Posted By Simple Nature
Care to post the route you took? Ride with...

Care to post the route you took?

Ride with GPS... Map my Ride...?

ridewithgps.com mapmyride.com
Forum: Report your Close Calls 12-14-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160,761
Posted By Simple Nature
Lightbulb Coventry Cycle Works needs our help...

In case you missed this story on the front page, please take a moment to read about the ordeal one of our own has been dealing with since an accident has turned her world upside down nearly 1-1/2...
Forum: Route Info 12-12-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,683
Posted By Simple Nature
Here is a recommended trail ride that captures...

Here is a recommended trail ride that captures much of the wonders we have the privilege to enjoy.

http://ridewithgps.com/ruter/3775717/full.png

You can see it here:...
Forum: Route Info 12-12-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,683
Posted By Simple Nature
I love doing the trail route about where you were...

I love doing the trail route about where you were aiming for. My choice for West to East is SW Multnomah Blvd out from the end of the Garden Home trail. Terwilliger is obviously the most scenic...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 404,429
Posted By Simple Nature
You roll with some real winners there, Zy :)

You roll with some real winners there, Zy :)
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-21-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 81,471
Posted By Simple Nature
http://www.citybikes.coop/

http://www.citybikes.coop/
Forum: Route Info 11-14-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,245
Posted By Simple Nature
Thanks Jeff... message sent.

Thanks Jeff... message sent.
Forum: Route Info 11-12-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,245
Posted By Simple Nature
Jeff, I once tried to get a physical paper bike...

Jeff, I once tried to get a physical paper bike specific map from Washington State but was referred to local bike shops who referred me back to the chamber of commerce. No one had what I was looking...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 263,597
Posted By Simple Nature
...or the Hwy 26 bike path :) From the...

...or the Hwy 26 bike path :)

From the west-side, you can get to the path in relative safety with bike lanes or residential routes. But the trail does dump you off just before the Zoo where you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 263,833
Posted By Simple Nature
Thumbs up Who did the Verboort Sausage run today?

I saw a whole lot of groups congregate at the St. Francis church bathroom today so some of you did the ride on the way to Verboort... or just out for a nice country ride.

I was on a recumbent...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 10-30-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By Simple Nature
Talking Reached this year's goal... Now what?

The goal was to reach 100 miles/week on my recumbent trike this year.

Today I turned over 5,200 miles on the odo.

Okay, so the question doesn't really need an answer.

Anyone else ahead of...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-28-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 86,757
Posted By Simple Nature
I love my Marathon tires. My last set went a...

I love my Marathon tires. My last set went a whole season (5,000 miles on a trike) and never looked at them once other than to add a bit of air from time to time.

There are also ceramic guard...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-27-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 86,757
Posted By Simple Nature
Alan, you need better tires. Those thin tires...

Alan, you need better tires.
Those thin tires are like candy to thorns.
Even with thick tires, I try not to ride over blackberry vines.
Forum: All About the West Side 10-18-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,016
Posted By Simple Nature
Before giving such high praise to the...

Before giving such high praise to the round-a-bouts, maybe you should ride through the new one they put in at Intel along NE Butler St. It is a horrid scary thing for cyclists specially west bound...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-15-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 81,471
Posted By Simple Nature
I should have posted this here when I got one. ...

I should have posted this here when I got one.

This is a great deal on a rainproof jacket. Relative light and does pack in its own pouch. Selection is decreasing fast. Only XL (yellow/red) and...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-10-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,016
Posted By Simple Nature
That's easy... imagine an entire district where...

That's easy... imagine an entire district where cars are simply not allowed :)
People would be employed shuttling locals using Pedicabs. Milk and eggs would be delivered to your door. And everyone...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-09-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,016
Posted By Simple Nature
Actually, people can get involved in vision...

Actually, people can get involved in vision plans, civic committees, and in general, becoming a part of the process. Coming at it from the outside is like going against a whirlwind. At least,...
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