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Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By wyeast
Don't the older trains have a kind of extension...

Don't the older trains have a kind of extension that covers the "Gap" when the doors are opened? Do the new ones look like they might've had this, but not functioning during these test runs?
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,309
Posted By wyeast
Granted, I don't have much experience with this,...

Granted, I don't have much experience with this, but how do you hit someone hard enough to kill them without feeling it? :confused:
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-05-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,163
Posted By wyeast
It depends totally on your preferences. My...

It depends totally on your preferences. My helmet has a mounted mirror, but I actually dislike it a little, as it's a little too close and a little too small, making it hard to focus on what's...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,391
Posted By wyeast
While slightly more complicated than what you...

While slightly more complicated than what you probably envisioned, I would suggest that a bike-hybrid electric blower may be more useful. An all-mechanical model may require multiple passes over...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,038
Posted By wyeast
From Oregon DMV: Oregon Law already...

From Oregon DMV:



Oregon Law already specifically prohibits Mopeds from the bike lane if they are not being operated under human power. If it is under 25mph, it looks like it falls under...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,885
Posted By wyeast
This Weekend? Taking pictures and hauling...

This Weekend? Taking pictures and hauling kiddies around at the NE Parkways. :)
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,038
Posted By wyeast
Hi. Perhaps you don't know me. I am sometimes...

Hi. Perhaps you don't know me. I am sometimes seen riding around with 90lbs of children and 80lbs of excess lard (read as: My fat keister :D) on a bicycle. So if I decided to one day slap a...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 07-13-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By wyeast
My favorite moments from last month: - Dude...

My favorite moments from last month:

- Dude on the Mundo with SIX kids in tow. :D

- The hilarious aussie cattle dog with the toy goose. I want to say that I remember the same dog (and the same...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By wyeast
I didn't see K'Tesh on TV. I was too busy trying...

I didn't see K'Tesh on TV. I was too busy trying not to crash after being blinded by this bright blue/green thing in front of me along Interstate.

The ride was awesome as usual. Booming...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,303
Posted By wyeast
My personal consensus (;) ) is that riding on the...

My personal consensus (;) ) is that riding on the sidewalk isn't necessarily direction dependent, but it is speed dependent. On an empty sidewalk is one thing, but comedians blazing at speed among...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,038
Posted By wyeast
I'm not personally familiar with the new e-bikes,...

I'm not personally familiar with the new e-bikes, but my impression is that they're not capable of faster speeds than a bicycle would ordinarily be capable of moving. (i.e. not motor-traffic speeds) ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By wyeast
iTunes is a memory pig. I can't tell you how...

iTunes is a memory pig. I can't tell you how often my neighbor's computer comes screeching to a halt because of it.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,801
Posted By wyeast
This is where our density goals come back to bite...

This is where our density goals come back to bite us a little. We've got a wonderful city with so many things in easy reach. But the price is that we have a lot of people - on the roads, on the...
Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 05-09-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By wyeast
Three Sunday Parkways? rrrrRRRR?

If you haven't heard, there are going to be THREE Sunday Parkways (http://www.portlandonline.com/transportation/index.cfm?c=46103) in Portland this summer, touring different parts of our fair city!
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,673
Posted By wyeast
Sometimes, just sometimes, the officer is truly...

Sometimes, just sometimes, the officer is truly unaware of certain aspects of the law. They're human, after all. Once as a kid, we were pulled over for having "illegally dark tint" on the rear...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 39,928
Posted By wyeast
Why did I think Henry was gold? :confused: ...

Why did I think Henry was gold? :confused: Anyway, awesome pics everyone! :D
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,692
Posted By wyeast
Be careful out there, folks. It's not just...

Be careful out there, folks. It's not just riding in the muck you gotta worry about. Every so often you'll get a rock winged at you off some truck tire. Ride safely! :)
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,969
Posted By wyeast
A politician lied? I am shocked. SHOCKED I say....

A politician lied? I am shocked. SHOCKED I say.

Has my personal opinion of him gone down? Sure, perhaps a little. But in the grand scheme of things - considering the guy was of-age (at least...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,272
Posted By wyeast
Even other criminals have a very very low opinion...

Even other criminals have a very very low opinion of anyone who messes with kids. He will learn that quick if he gets tossed into general pop in prison.
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-25-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,497
Posted By wyeast
Weight doesn't necessarily have to exclude you...

Weight doesn't necessarily have to exclude you from being visible.

Considering for the most part, we're dealing with visibility towards motor vehicles at night, we have a lot of available light...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-18-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,497
Posted By wyeast
I actually had opportunity to see this family on...

I actually had opportunity to see this family on a Bakfiets with a light setup that involved some circular running LED's (I think they are light wands you see in the toy store) - several different...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-17-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,497
Posted By wyeast
Piling onto the "don't use blue" bandwagon. ...

Piling onto the "don't use blue" bandwagon. Besides, blue is actually a poor color for long-distance identification. Ever seen a police stop from a long distance down a straight stretch of freeway?...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By wyeast
Original Pancake House on Barbur? Ok, that's...

Original Pancake House on Barbur?

Ok, that's not quite Tigard...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,255
Posted By wyeast
You may have a hard time finding those for a...

You may have a hard time finding those for a while. I happened to make it into the Tualatin GIJoes. Car chains, cleaned out. Shoe trax (they sell ones w/ little studs instead of YakTrax) they were...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-14-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,232
Posted By wyeast
I don't use green (due to availability and my...

I don't use green (due to availability and my less-than-high expectations that drivers may now nautical references) however, I do use a mix of reds, whites, and yellows.

More reds (but with some...
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