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Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By elk
it makes for a nice longish Sunday ride though....

it makes for a nice longish Sunday ride though....
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By elk
Marine Drive West?

Does anyone know if the trail has been fixed? I was there--near Kelly Point-- in the early fall and it was closed....
Forum: Book Talk 11-30-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 218,239
Posted By elk
2 more good reads: The Need for the Bike ...

2 more good reads:

The Need for the Bike Paul Fournel

Heft on Wheels MIke Magnuson
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-15-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,334
Posted By elk
Question need a bike fit

i need a bike fit; i'm sure i'm just cm away from bike bliss...but i need some help. can you recommend someone who does solid work for a gal on a budget of both time and money?
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-14-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,623
Posted By elk
I use mt bike platforms ---plenty grippy for...

I use mt bike platforms ---plenty grippy for me...but perhaps not for others.
rivbike.com has a collection of nice ones.

the other thing are power grips; straps you slide your foot into...riv...
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-07-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,652
Posted By elk
good to know...he's helped me out of a couple of...

good to know...he's helped me out of a couple of repair jams...frozen bolts, mysterious leaky tires...on the spot, and he's been thorough.
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-01-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,929
Posted By elk
+1 for a triple

+1 for a triple
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-01-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,652
Posted By elk
best wrench on the west side?

Does anyone have any recommendations for a good mechanic on the west side?

What about SW BIcycles in Multnomah Village..?

thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,040
Posted By elk
You can make a bumpersticker on this site...easy...

You can make a bumpersticker on this site...easy easy!!
http://www.zazzle.com/custom/bumperstickers
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-28-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,842
Posted By elk
I have a Jamis Aurora and LOVE it... Another...

I have a Jamis Aurora and LOVE it...

Another bike you might want to consider, esp if you want a long wheel base, is the Trek 520, Trek's steel touring bike. I've seen the '07 at Bike Gallery for...
Forum: Route Info 02-20-2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,462
Posted By elk
i could be way off with this suggestion...but i...

i could be way off with this suggestion...but i work out at that campus and have travelled to and from at most times of day except early morning. (from SW )

If you can get over Burnside (and deal...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-12-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,982
Posted By elk
I have a Globe..it's a Comp, the one with the 8...

I have a Globe..it's a Comp, the one with the 8 IG... and I love it. It's a truck, yet nimble and pretty fast. The price at River City was also really really good.

I also have a road bike. I use...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 27,949
Posted By elk
Impressive story...I'm really happy to see how...

Impressive story...I'm really happy to see how well the whole community worked on this.

Proud of my city!!
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,216
Posted By elk
Great.! I talked to them on the phone and they...

Great.!
I talked to them on the phone and they were super helpful...just wanted to check...seems like a visit over there is in order.
Thank you!

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Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,216
Posted By elk
Reliable Builder?

If I can't find the bike I want, I might get the frame and have an LBS build it for me....who would you recommend in town who would have the patience and integrity to build a reasonably priced bike...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,941
Posted By elk
thanks. I'll try 7 corners.. ...

thanks. I'll try 7 corners..

Universal...aren't they more of a warehouse/internet dealer?

the Surly dealer link is kind of outdated....some of those shops don't even exist anymore...and I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,789
Posted By elk
yeah...I always wear black.....with an orange...

yeah...I always wear black.....with an orange construction workers vest over it...

I would rather NOT have my black clad ass kissed...especially by a car...

elk
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,941
Posted By elk
who carries surly?

New to this forum...been lurking...what a great resource!

I'm looking for a steel road bike ...and want to test ride the Surly LHT and Cross Check in 42 46 maybe 50

also the Salsa Casseroll,...
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