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Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 522,282
Posted By K'Tesh
Ordered my newest weapon...

My weapon of choice for advocacy is a camera...


My Olympus is a nice camera and all, but it's too big (and old) for my needs as an agent for change. I finally got the scratch together, and...
Forum: Notices & Feedback 07-15-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141,514
Posted By K'Tesh
I'm not dead yet...

I'm not dead yet...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 522,282
Posted By K'Tesh
Lightbulb Kinda been out of the loop lately...

Studies and a move to Sherwood have kept me from doing much in the line of serious advocacy.

Today, I found a branch overhanging an ADA ramp (less than 5') on PSU's campus. A phone call, a saw,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287,652
Posted By K'Tesh
Lightbulb Portland, Bicycles, and... Michael Jackson?

Was watching Michael Jackson's Thriller on Vemo, or YouTube, and saw the old "Speed Demon" video. As I was watching it, I felt a sense of familiarity with some of the location shots. I know that...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 226,055
Posted By K'Tesh
Exclamation $242,000 awarded to Tacoma bicyclist in crash caused by asphalt crack

Just a reminder to everyone... Reporting problems saves us all money (and someone some grief).
Forum: Report your Close Calls 10-10-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 200,465
Posted By K'Tesh
Angry Spray Painted Flat Black low pickup...465 DAH

Was riding in Beaverton today (BH Hwy, East of Hwy 217), or was well on my way into Beaverton when I was passed by a spray painted back pickup truck. Dude pulls a startle honk on me with one of those...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 428,523
Posted By K'Tesh
Unhappy I haven't been checking up on the forums much lately

Seth,

I just saw this, and I'm glad that you're not seriously hurt. Sorry it took so long for me to get to this, but as I'm forced into riding the bus and concentrating on my education I haven't...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 03-05-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,755
Posted By K'Tesh
Unhappy To the cyclist hit today... SW Barbur 3/5/13

I saw several police cars, an ambulance, and a fire truck, and a car seemingly stopped in a left turn on SW Barbur Blvd (around the 3400 block) today (3/5/13). I prayed that it wouldn't be a...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 02-28-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,623
Posted By K'Tesh
Lightbulb update

It was late when I posted, and I should have added some additional info into the post that more closely showed the situation.

For those who don't know, 99W backs up with cars frequently in this...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 02-27-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,623
Posted By K'Tesh
Angry Another Cyclist Hit On 99W Tigard

Tonight (2013/2/27) as I was commuting home on the bus, I saw a bunch of police lights on a stretch of 99W I've come to LOATH.

Sure enough, another cyclist was hit by a right turning car. Looks...
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-24-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,888
Posted By K'Tesh
Lightbulb Finally managed to make my own... pt 2

Continued from pt 1 (http://bikeportland.org/forum/showpost.php?p=29323&postcount=18)

Using my Swiss Army Knife's chisel I removed a part of the centerline ridge on the GP mount, then drilled a...
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-24-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,888
Posted By K'Tesh
Lightbulb Finally managed to make my own...

Using a spare NR Cordless MiNewt's Mount, and one of GoPro's self-adhesive helmet mounts I've finally created a mount that fits the bill (mostly, I didn't want to have to mod parts).
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 476,831
Posted By K'Tesh
Wink Point of fact...

There are three wheels involved. Thus this is a "Trike" ;)
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 52,925
Posted By K'Tesh
As she slowed down to make the turn, her poorly...

As she slowed down to make the turn, her poorly stacked groceries hit the floor...



Thanks All,

I can't tell you how relieved that I'm not wrangling with another insurance company on this. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 52,925
Posted By K'Tesh
Angry Hit again... #13

I got hit by another car tonight (that's #13 in total). Fortunately, this time it happened at a VERY slow speed, and I almost got clear. Bike looks to be ok, I'm unhurt, but I was VERY pissed.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 32,138
Posted By K'Tesh
Lightbulb My proposal for broken glass issues...

My proposal for broken glass issues...

Increase the bottle deposit to 25 for glass, 10 for plastic and aluminium. Make it too expensive for people to casually toss them on the ground.

While...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 02-20-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,393
Posted By K'Tesh
I don't know his current whereabouts, but his...

I don't know his current whereabouts, but his arrest warrant here in Portland shows that he was out of the area of his parole.
Forum: Report your Close Calls 02-19-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,393
Posted By K'Tesh
Angry Convicted Bike Thief Recently Arrested In Town...

Be on the lookout for this guy...

Robert Roy Pridy (http://www.justmugshots.com/oregon/medford/8481044)...

http://www.bustedmugshots.com/image/get/listing/mug-shot-63779991.jpg...
Forum: Route Info 02-17-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,546
Posted By K'Tesh
Lightbulb late as in *the late* Dentarthurdent.

Slartibartfast: [talking about the Earth] Best laid plans of mice.
Arthur: And men.
Slartibartfast: What?
Arthur: Best laid plans of mice and men.
Slartibartfast: Oh. No, I don't think men...
Forum: Route Info 02-17-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,546
Posted By K'Tesh
Exclamation You forgot the pumpkins

You forgot the

orange pumpkins (Harvest Century)
white circle BB (Bike Beaverton)
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 476,831
Posted By K'Tesh
Smile Feeling the Love...

Ok, so it's a little late... I only just got wind of this...

http://media.npr.org/assets/img/2013/02/13/large-heart-map-a7b0f669a2544f0a7a4e8607e7e5a1b338d3add3-s40.png...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 522,282
Posted By K'Tesh
Lightbulb I think it's a tie...

I once called Tualatin about a water meter cover collapsing in a bike lane and they were out here in only minutes.

I sent Sherwood's Public Works an email thanks today complete w/pics.
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 522,282
Posted By K'Tesh
Talking And now for one of my fastest responses to a repair request...

Getting off the bus today, I noticed the rotted wooden stump of an old mailbox's post sunken in a hole in the sidewalk.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8371/8474429455_e2b437e9dd.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 522,282
Posted By K'Tesh
Smile Now this is funny... Google captured one of my repairs

I was out on Cedar Hills Blvd yesterday, coming home from the Orthopedist, when I spotted that ODOT had fixed (kinda) my complaints about the drains to the north of SW Butner Rd.

As I was talking...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 19,471
Posted By K'Tesh
Red face Sorry, no can do...

Sorry, I'm no help on this one Scott...
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