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Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,860
Posted By Spiffy
I used to do it on the sidewalk once I left the...

I used to do it on the sidewalk once I left the street and wanted to coast yo my mid-block destination...

I don't really do it anymore... now I use proper etiquette and walk my bike if I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,860
Posted By Spiffy
company's web site:...

company's web site: http://www.excelsior-fahrrad.de/

I couldn't find any US distributors so you'll have to kontakt them about it...

otherwise maybe ask Clever Cycles since they import stuff...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,338
Posted By Spiffy
this is Zymurgy...

this is Zymurgy (http://bikeportland.org/forum/member.php?u=509472)... he posted those videos here to the "Caught on Video" thread...

and your link looks like the Oregon Live comments section...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-04-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,445
Posted By Spiffy
because it would take up about 50% more of the...

because it would take up about 50% more of the surrounding space...

if both users of the staple rack only lock one end of their bike and let the rest of it hang out then all that extra hanging out...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-31-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,788
Posted By Spiffy
I agree that you need better tires... I've...

I agree that you need better tires...

I've had my wide (1.9"?) Continental Top Contact tires for years without a flat... picked them up at 21st Ave Bicycles... expensive and worth it...

I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 151,462
Posted By Spiffy
I've used Windows Movie Maker when I needed to...

I've used Windows Movie Maker when I needed to edit the files...

otherwise I use Any Video Converter or Handbrake if I'm just changing it from a MOV to an MP4 format to reduce the size...
Forum: Notices & Feedback 09-18-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 18,604
Posted By Spiffy
Post holy news day, Batman!

so far...
* 7 stories on the front page....
* 1 story on page two...
* 2 job listings...

I can barely keep up...

and somehow I still managed to get some work done today...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 151,462
Posted By Spiffy
also, they're not supposed to drive with an empty...

also, they're not supposed to drive with an empty bike rack in the open position...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 151,462
Posted By Spiffy
it looks like 3110 above the door as its going...

it looks like 3110 above the door as its going by...

good thing for 1080p...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 151,462
Posted By Spiffy
illegal Ice Cream Express driver...

I left a bad review on Google like I do with any company that I see repeatedly breaking the law...

I also left them a message via their Contact Us form on their web site linking the video and...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 09-10-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,982
Posted By Spiffy
sounds like fun... slow social rides are the...

sounds like fun...

slow social rides are the only kind I do...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 26,785
Posted By Spiffy
seems that they can't figure it out... ...

seems that they can't figure it out...

http://bikeportland.org/2011/08/12/advisory-asphalt-mix-up-closes-bike-gaps-on-se-20thankeny-median-57626
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 29,461
Posted By Spiffy
this is my strategy on the Hawthorne Bridge... ...

this is my strategy on the Hawthorne Bridge... now only the brave will pass me on the right, and they announce it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 29,178
Posted By Spiffy
the only rides I've seen where they go slow...

the only rides I've seen where they go slow enough for people to stop at stop signs have been casual rides such as the Pedalpalooza style rides...

every "club" I've found consists of riders in...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 23,620
Posted By Spiffy
there were very few left this morning, and they...

there were very few left this morning, and they were all up on the curb on the grass and NOT in the bike lane... I zipped through without a care in the world...

although, had I known that the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 23,620
Posted By Spiffy
Exclamation garbage cans on Naito after Bite of Oregon, who had to find a new route?

I noticed that the entire bike lane in front of the Bite of Oregon site on the waterfront was filled with garbage and recycling containers...

why is it ok for somebody to obstruct many blocks of a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 151,462
Posted By Spiffy
Thumbs down Volstice Auto using bike lanes to photograph cars...

how about "caught on craigslist"?

saw this: http://portland.craigslist.org/clc/ctd/3954841989.html (ad from their web site:...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,372
Posted By Spiffy
bamboo trailer

if anybody is interested I have the CarryFreedom (http://carryfreedom.com/bamboo.html) plans in PDF on how to build the bamboo trailer... it's a 3mb file I can email you...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,372
Posted By Spiffy
I also have an old InStep I got off craigslist......

I also have an old InStep I got off craigslist... I still pull the 50+lb kid in it... I've pulled my 70+ lb dog in it...

you could take off the material and top roof supports and just have a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 49,795
Posted By Spiffy
btw, there isn't really a "ped zone" or a "bike...

btw, there isn't really a "ped zone" or a "bike zone" since there aren't any lines to delineate... there's only a short area to the east of the bridge that has lane lines... the ped and bike...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,503
Posted By Spiffy
this story is sad and funny... I can lose...

this story is sad and funny...

I can lose something and call the police and they'll send multiple units to help me find it? I should remember this next time I lose the remote...

if this were...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 151,462
Posted By Spiffy
caught on video, caught on camera

how about Caught On Camera?

saw this on June 1 while waiting to cross 39th at Lincoln... car wanting to turn left is in the green bike box... car wanting to turn right drives through the bike...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 34,713
Posted By Spiffy
this can't be true... there are bikes locked to...

this can't be true... there are bikes locked to signs and posts all over the city...

all I could find was Chapter 16.70 Miscellaneous Regulations - 16.70.320 Operating Rules...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 34,713
Posted By Spiffy
you're talking about these decorative posts...

you're talking about these decorative posts (http://goo.gl/maps/jFSVp)?

and the assessor's GIS map...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 49,795
Posted By Spiffy
I stay on the left side until I hear a bell or an...

I stay on the left side until I hear a bell or an "on your left" and then I move to the middle of the path to let them pass while allowing space for peds...

tailgaters don't bug me... if they...
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