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Forum: Route Info 07-27-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,829
Posted By lazlo
One of my favorite training rides used to be back...

One of my favorite training rides used to be back and forth from Hwy 30 to Skyline, going up Rocky Point, down Logie Trail, up McNamee, and down Newberry. McNamee is a really nice road, but yeah,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,251
Posted By lazlo
Marine Drive path closed

Just saw on Oregon Live that the Marine Drive path is closed from the 42nd St. ramp to just west of I-205. I noticed that they've eliminated all the parking turnouts along Marine Drive, this is part...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,715
Posted By lazlo
The article doesn't say "One in five bicycle...

The article doesn't say "One in five bicycle commuters get hit yearly", it says

"About 20 percent reported being injured in a crash..."

That's a big difference. I was part of that survey, and...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 05-10-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,578
Posted By lazlo
I almost hit you

I was driving north on SE 7th Ave yesterday at Clay around 5:15pm. The red light I was waiting at turned green; I paused for a moment before proceeding, only to have you run the light eastbound on...
Forum: Route Info 05-02-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,955
Posted By lazlo
I rode this path yesterday, and while the...

I rode this path yesterday, and while the crossing is blocked by barricades, we were able to ride across the tracks. It's not finished, they need to fill in the spaces by the rails, but the cement...
Forum: Route Info 09-29-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,837
Posted By lazlo
Thanks, Boneshaker. Looks like I can detour up...

Thanks, Boneshaker. Looks like I can detour up to Overton. Broadway it is.
Forum: Route Info 09-29-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,837
Posted By lazlo
To NW 19th & Johnson from Lloyd Center

I have to get from Lloyd Center to NW 19th & Johnson, and in the past I've used the Broadway Bridge. Wondering what the bridge is like at this point, and if I'd be better off taking the Steel, going...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
Posted By lazlo
Spoke cards - what's the point? It's always...

Spoke cards - what's the point? It's always struck me as a hipster affectation.
Forum: Route Info 12-01-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,235
Posted By lazlo
Try heading over the I-5 bridge, there are some...

Try heading over the I-5 bridge, there are some great rides in Vancouver. You could do the 2 bridge loop, or ride out past Vancouver Lake on Lower River Rd. Check out the Vancouver Bicycle Club...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By lazlo
I saw one a couple of weeks ago near the...

I saw one a couple of weeks ago near the Peninsula Crossing path in St. Johns.
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,038
Posted By lazlo
Then you are indeed courteous, ontheroad. I...

Then you are indeed courteous, ontheroad. I agree in principle with your lane positioning statement, but I've been passed there when I was riding in the bike lane to the right. This happens when...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,038
Posted By lazlo
If you pass close by while overtaking another...

If you pass close by while overtaking another rider, you're obligated to give some sort of warning, in my opinion. If you don't plan to give warning, you should take the traffic lane to pass. Even...
Forum: Route Info 08-21-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,570
Posted By lazlo
Cool, thanks for the link.

Cool, thanks for the link.
Forum: Route Info 08-19-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,570
Posted By lazlo
Exactly the feedback I just got from someone...

Exactly the feedback I just got from someone else. Thanks for the response.
Forum: Route Info 08-19-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,570
Posted By lazlo
Banks to Vernonia trail

Anyone know the condition of the Banks to Vernonia trail? I heard there is a 3-4 mile section that is unpaved, but I'm curious as to the condition. My wife and I are considering joining a ride on...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,650
Posted By lazlo
In city traffic, drivers tend to look right...

In city traffic, drivers tend to look right through you. Typical scenario I see many times on my commutes: I'm on a through street, and a car pulls up to a stop ahead on my right. The driver looks...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,650
Posted By lazlo
Lighten up, Francis. I don't care what you wear....

Lighten up, Francis. I don't care what you wear. I'd be careful on the west side, though.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,650
Posted By lazlo
I wear cycling shorts, hi-vis yellow jerseys, and...

I wear cycling shorts, hi-vis yellow jerseys, and cycling shoes. I also run lights all the time. AYHSMB
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 882
Posted By lazlo
7 Corners intersection

Last night, while waiting at the Division light northbound on 21st, I saw the classic case of a rider setting himself up for a right hook. I pulled up to the light, where there was one car waiting,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By lazlo
That was great that there was all that bike...

That was great that there was all that bike parking we rode our tandem from Portland and were surprised to see it.
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By lazlo
http://www.cyclingsite.com/calendar.htm More...

http://www.cyclingsite.com/calendar.htm

More than just Portland, it's a pretty good list.
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By lazlo
I saw a string of 8-10 of these bombing down N....

I saw a string of 8-10 of these bombing down N. Greeley hill. Fantastic!
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,855
Posted By lazlo
As a resident of North Portland who rides in...

As a resident of North Portland who rides in Vancouver frequently, I think the signs are great. There are some really nice rides in and around Vancouver, the signs and pavement markings are a big...
Forum: Route Info 04-16-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,752
Posted By lazlo
One of my favorite training rides is out Hwy 30...

One of my favorite training rides is out Hwy 30 to Rocky Point Rd, up Rocky Point to Skyline, over to Logie Trail, back down to 30, over to MacNamee, up to Skyline, over to Newberry, down to 30, back...
Forum: Route Info 04-13-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,752
Posted By lazlo
I don't know good routes in Beaverton, but if you...

I don't know good routes in Beaverton, but if you can get to Skyline, head north to Newberry Rd, then down to Hwy 30. This will put you just south of the Sauvie Island Bridge. I'm sure someone has...
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