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Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,752
Posted By RonC
BicycleR Evolution out of Eugene makes some nice...

BicycleR Evolution out of Eugene makes some nice trailers. I have their "Shopper", and I like that it's waterproof and lockable. Takes up a lot of space to store though, since it's not foldable. They...
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-18-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,826
Posted By RonC
I use a Lezyne Floor Drive pump, and a polished...

I use a Lezyne Floor Drive pump, and a polished aluminum Road Drive mini-pump that mounts under my water bottle cage. I like them a lot. No air leaks and no damaged stems. The only problem I've run...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,821
Posted By RonC
I wondered about that too. What I find amazing...

I wondered about that too. What I find amazing was that the phone fell off the edge of the boat being towed at freeway speeds and survived unscathed. It was in a Lifeproof case, which is waterproof...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,821
Posted By RonC
Yes, iPhones have tracking devices, and we saw no...

Yes, iPhones have tracking devices, and we saw no reason to power it down hoping the owner would just call. Still had juice, so no charging required.

Good point about tracking devices and bikes...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,821
Posted By RonC
Great news. The phone's owner has been found. My...

Great news. The phone's owner has been found. My friend tried to take it to Verizon to see if they could track down the owner last night, and they told him he would need to go to the Apple store. He...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,821
Posted By RonC
Nope. Has a cute picture of a kid, but no other...

Nope. Has a cute picture of a kid, but no other identifier. I have my name and phone number with my wife's name and number taped to the back of my phone. You're entirely right though, it's a very...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,821
Posted By RonC
Found iPhone on Wilsonville I5 Bridge NB

Anyone missing your iPhone after riding across the Boone Bridge in Wilsonville? It's password protected so I can't open it to see who's it is, but if you know the number and password it's yours. one...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 428,523
Posted By RonC
That's pathetic. Great picture Spiffy.

That's pathetic. Great picture Spiffy.
Forum: Route Info 07-05-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 37,528
Posted By RonC
ORS 814.430 allows for operation of a bicycle as...

ORS 814.430 allows for operation of a bicycle as near as practicable to the left curb of a one-way street. If there is not sufficient space for a car to pass safely, then you should be able to...
Forum: Route Info 06-17-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,372
Posted By RonC
Hey Bent Bloke, thanks for the reply! Just...

Hey Bent Bloke, thanks for the reply! Just reporting back that we parked at the McKenzie River Ranger Station 2.25 miles south of Highway 242 on Highway 126. The ranger station is only open 8-4:30...
Forum: Route Info 06-13-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,372
Posted By RonC
Some friends and I are going to try this ride...

Some friends and I are going to try this ride again Saturday, out and back from the west end, before the road opens to cars Sunday. Can someone with experience recommend where to park on the west...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-31-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 26,261
Posted By RonC
Before you replace, look for a simple fix first....

Before you replace, look for a simple fix first. Bathe the inside of the shifter mechanism with liberally applied WD40. Let it sit, then re-apply. Then try shifting again. Sometimes these things just...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 39,005
Posted By RonC
Ooohh...I can't stand those quick lights. I've...

Ooohh...I can't stand those quick lights. I've often thought that the traffic engineers who planned those should be out there testing them with a loaded-up cargo bike, or trying to heard a family...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 39,005
Posted By RonC
I hear what you are saying, but I don't think...

I hear what you are saying, but I don't think it's a totally fair characterization. Imagine a group of friends, out of shape, deciding together that they will train for a long charity ride. They...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 39,005
Posted By RonC
Hummm? It's a bit of a mystery why they were...

Hummm? It's a bit of a mystery why they were riding that way. Too bad they didn't stop single-file so that you could get by, but I've seen that behavior in many novice riders. At least they're out...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 39,005
Posted By RonC
I'm just speculating, but it's possible the group...

I'm just speculating, but it's possible the group you encountered had a mix of rider speeds and was just using the intersection(s) to re-group. By pushing the button and waiting, it might guarantee...
Forum: Route Info 05-10-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,372
Posted By RonC
I rode from Sisters to the pass and back last...

I rode from Sisters to the pass and back last Sunday and can happily report that there was no lake in the road on that side. Clear sailing and a beautiful day, but a wee bit windy at the top.
Forum: Route Info 12-05-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 84,353
Posted By RonC
Just for fun I checked Google Maps...

Just for fun I checked Google Maps recommendation, and they want you to take SE Lake to SE Harmony to SE Linwood north to the Springwater path. Head east on Springwater corridor, then North on...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-03-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,580
Posted By RonC
Seattle's semi-famous bike blogger Kent Peterson...

Seattle's semi-famous bike blogger Kent Peterson has written rave reviews about Chain-L lube. (chain-l.com). I've not used it, but when my stash of Pro-Link Gold is gone, I may give it a try. Sounds...
Forum: Route Info 08-02-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,696
Posted By RonC
I actually prefer the Bald Mountain - Bible Creek...

I actually prefer the Bald Mountain - Bible Creek detour route that remains open. It's quite a bit more climbing, but no gravel section. Some of my friends who are less enthused about roads with the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,953
Posted By RonC
Canby Ferry Reminder

Just in case you're headed out that way, the bike toll is now in effect (As of 7/1/12). Don't forget your $2.00 per crossing!
Forum: Route Info 05-03-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,696
Posted By RonC
Hey, that's a nice mapping site! Thanks for...

Hey, that's a nice mapping site! Thanks for steering me there. I don't care it if has hills, as long as I'm mentally prepared for it. I've ridden the Grand Ronde cutoff before as part of a (longish...
Forum: Route Info 05-02-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,696
Posted By RonC
Thanks for posting this Jeff. I mapped it out on...

Thanks for posting this Jeff. I mapped it out on Google maps, and it's around 90 miles from Eugene to Reedsport. How does it compare climbing-wise with other routes over the coast range? Sounds...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,535
Posted By RonC
Now that's funny. Thanks for offering up that...

Now that's funny. Thanks for offering up that insightful observation! If they just send someone out to tack-weld a shim on the curb side, so that the gap on the road side of the grate is kept to a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,620
Posted By RonC
Rack Mounting Brackets

This link might give you some other ideas on how to attach a rack.

http://www.bikebagshop.com/tubus-accessories-c-29.html
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