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Forum: Route Info 06-25-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,937
Posted By rainperimeter
My friend in Minneapolis has thrown a wrench into...

My friend in Minneapolis has thrown a wrench into the works. He wants to come out here this summer and visit Portland and Seattle. He used to live here and misses it sometimes maybe. He's coming...
Forum: Route Info 06-16-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,937
Posted By rainperimeter
Simple Nature: thanks for both responses. The...

Simple Nature: thanks for both responses. The other day I found a good day by day break down of that ROAM route on someone's blog. Thanks for the tip. On a side note, when I lived in Minneapolis I...
Forum: Route Info 06-15-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,937
Posted By rainperimeter
You all seem to be politely, slowly composing...

You all seem to be politely, slowly composing well thought out responses. That's my guess as to the delay here in any activity. But please, respond away. Don't be shy. We are all friends.
Forum: Route Info 06-10-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,937
Posted By rainperimeter
Thumbs up That's great. And it mostly bypasses NoDak which...

That's great. And it mostly bypasses NoDak which I've seen plenty (more than once is plenty). Thanks. I will check that out for sure.
Forum: Route Info 06-10-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,937
Posted By rainperimeter
Big trip to the Midwest

Hi y'all. Sometime in mid July I'm looking to start a ride to Minneapolis. Go visit friends. I have a month off. I have a new, custom built touring bike. I'm out of school for the summer.
...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By rainperimeter
A friend and I rode this last summer. Fun but...

A friend and I rode this last summer. Fun but pretty rough. Which is or, can be fun. But if you're on anything with skinny tires it might suck. We were both on bigger tires. I think I was riding 32s...
Forum: General Discussion 02-29-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,484
Posted By rainperimeter
Thanks Spiffy. That's what I'll do and that's...

Thanks Spiffy. That's what I'll do and that's what the officer suggested too. I guess that's what gets me into the traffic safety/diversion class, and I don't need to pay a $260 fine.
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,484
Posted By rainperimeter
WSBob, I'm not unclear about why the guy pulled...

WSBob, I'm not unclear about why the guy pulled me over. He told me I broke the law. To him it's a very black and white issue. To me, there's a whole mess of gray that exists. I'm well aware that...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,484
Posted By rainperimeter
B.S. scare tactics to correct behavior? Super. ...

B.S. scare tactics to correct behavior? Super.

Yes, WSBob, I was aware of the cop car parked on Russell. I figured the time of night and the absolute lack of any traffic, except me, wouldn't...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,484
Posted By rainperimeter
Trauma Nurses Talk Tough

Anyone been to the ticket diversion class in here? What happens?

I was pulled over tonight and not given a ticket but will have to attend this class. I treated the red light at Russell and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,360
Posted By rainperimeter
i've been passed twice this month on the right....

i've been passed twice this month on the right. man, such a bad, bad idea. both times by guys who were just bombing down the road.

many people are assholes.
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 17,616
Posted By rainperimeter
tonyt. she was to the right. but i was there well...

tonyt. she was to the right. but i was there well before her and almost completely through the intersection when she hit me. i'm aware that traffic to your right goes first if you arrive at the same...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 17,616
Posted By rainperimeter
Whoa. Thanks K'Tesh. I think the bike is fine....

Whoa. Thanks K'Tesh. I think the bike is fine. The rear wheel may benefit from a look at in a truing stand. She ran into me, the rear triangle of my bike, as I was travelling through an intesection....
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 17,616
Posted By rainperimeter
Hit on my bike

I was hit on my bike today. The driver of the vehicle, who was most definitely at fault, was a total bitch about the whole thing. Not the reaction to the situation I was expecting, but hey, everyone...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,229
Posted By rainperimeter
i don't know what the exchange rate was like in...

i don't know what the exchange rate was like in 2008 but that seems like a really small amount. a friend who rides on that 'gentle lovers' team has a basement full of bikes (mostly vanilla) and i'd...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,275
Posted By rainperimeter
I haven't read the article yet, so pardon me if...

I haven't read the article yet, so pardon me if I'm out of line. But if you're referring to the Yellow Bike project that Portland and others tried years ago, I can't imagine this new set up will be...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,294
Posted By rainperimeter
Meh. I'm not too concerned over this dude's views...

Meh. I'm not too concerned over this dude's views on Portland. I've lived in other cities and biked in a good few more, and Portland blows it all away. I have serious doubts the guy only saw 60...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,472
Posted By rainperimeter
this is a "common" cycling related tattoo. maybe...

this is a "common" cycling related tattoo. maybe not on the left side however.
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,426
Posted By rainperimeter
yes. and? what? when was the last time you rode...

yes. and? what? when was the last time you rode in another city? i'm biased, i grew up here. i love it. but i've moved around a bit and regularly take my bike with when traveling and do a decent...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,409
Posted By rainperimeter
i eat a lot of burritos. coffee. for breakfast i...

i eat a lot of burritos. coffee. for breakfast i usually have a couple eggs on tortillas with black beans, sour cream and lots of hot sauce. on rides we eat a lot of snickers. bike touring i eat lots...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,511
Posted By rainperimeter
i'm a pretty jaded/cynical/grumpy dude in a lot...

i'm a pretty jaded/cynical/grumpy dude in a lot of ways but this padlock thing seems cool to me. love is great.
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-27-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,295
Posted By rainperimeter
go with tiagra? other than the brakes being...

go with tiagra? other than the brakes being branded as 105 i can't imagine a huge performance difference.
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-19-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,295
Posted By rainperimeter
http://pacoutdoor.com/sleeping-pads/view/peak-elit...

http://pacoutdoor.com/sleeping-pads/view/peak-elite-ac

i have this. and i think it's great. after 50-75 miles of biking with full gear, up and down hills, whatever, i lay down on this and i'm out....
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By rainperimeter
Wink that's ok, old timer.

that's ok, old timer.
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By rainperimeter
i don't think those piercings are as 'giant' a...

i don't think those piercings are as 'giant' a mistake as you'd guess they are. not here on the west coast anyways. i suppose it depends on what you aspire to in life. i've done mostly fine, ups and...
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