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Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206,290
Posted By dmc
It is what it is. This forum has a lot of...

It is what it is. This forum has a lot of valuable information that would be a bummer to lose. Honestly fellas... this is going to be gone soon.

Perhaps we startup a subreddit?
Forum: Route Info 04-25-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,253
Posted By dmc
Going to ride the HCRH to Cascade Locks this...

Going to ride the HCRH to Cascade Locks this coming Thursday during the heat wave ;). The link Jeff provided is very helpful and includes the new MUP extension.

I am really excited about finally...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227,452
Posted By dmc
Cool idea. Does anyone else just use their pedal...

Cool idea. Does anyone else just use their pedal to scooter around though?
Forum: Route Info 12-13-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,613
Posted By dmc
Thanks for the great info Simple Nature. I had...

Thanks for the great info Simple Nature. I had been curious about SW Multnomah BLVD. I am definitely going to incorporate some of your route into my ride. Thank you!
Forum: Route Info 12-12-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,613
Posted By dmc
Thanks for the links and Ideas. Using google...

Thanks for the links and Ideas. Using google map's bike feature in conjunction with some of the maps on the washington county website I was able to create a nice loop. Thank you!
Forum: Route Info 12-11-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,613
Posted By dmc
Fanno Creek Trail loop - Downtown and back

The first time I did this, I did it cowboy style. No maps and little information on how to get to the start of Fanno Creek Trail in Beaverton. After that, I "winged" the whole thing. It was a fun...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-22-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 65,321
Posted By dmc
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-21-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 65,321
Posted By dmc
bike pedals?

One of my pedals snapped off yesterday. Was looking to find some used steel pedals. Maybe ones with toe clips. Can anyone recommend a bike shop with an ample selection of used bike parts that might...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 358,305
Posted By dmc
"Californians" "Washingtonians"..... This...

"Californians" "Washingtonians".....

This thread does more damage to any cause you all support than it does service.
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 31,873
Posted By dmc
Vancouver Bicycle Club offers a "Cruiser" ride on...

Vancouver Bicycle Club offers a "Cruiser" ride on Thursdays. It is a slow calm ride that you can enjoy. Their calender can be seen at: http://www.vbc-usa.com/calendars/rides

That being said, they...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 17,045
Posted By dmc
I'm sorry you had to encounter just a childish...

I'm sorry you had to encounter just a childish individual the other day. You did absolutely the right thing. When dealing with situations such as this remember that you are not alone. You are one of...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 19,196
Posted By dmc
Maybe ride up Red Bluff Rd? It's not a mountain...

Maybe ride up Red Bluff Rd? It's not a mountain biking trail but it is gravel and low traffic. It runs along the canyon wall of rock creek. You could even dismount your bike and find a nice trail...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 59,674
Posted By dmc
"Passin N' Gassin"

Dedicated to the folks that pass me and then "gas out" a block or two later.

In probably 25% of my rides I encounter this phenomenon. I am traveling at a consistent rate of speed to be passed by a...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-31-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 44,597
Posted By dmc
AJ08, Alan's advice is spot on. K'Tesh,...

AJ08, Alan's advice is spot on.

K'Tesh, thanks for moving the post the to more appropriate forum. I had plans of attaching the images to the post but the images were massive and I was only allowed...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-31-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 44,597
Posted By dmc
Cool DIY Mud Flaps - NW Rain Edition

Gonna keep my kicks clean this year. :)

Shower pan liner. Home depot.
http://i.imgur.com/rYapa.jpg

Took measurements. Drew out some designs on notebook paper. One design was selected and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 43,527
Posted By dmc
It reminds me of those infomercials where they...

It reminds me of those infomercials where they make very simple tasks look difficult and messy as to glorify their product.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHoZRr1dvOo
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 35,614
Posted By dmc
Bicycling in pop culture music video

Karmin's "Hello" on American Top 40 (www.at40.com) shows her sporting fashion and her love for bicycling at the 45 second mark and beyond.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_I0DBUA_GI
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,231
Posted By dmc
I still listen to Le Velo:...

I still listen to Le Velo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jn0FF1KwL4I

:D
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,383
Posted By dmc
Consistency counts most. Be on your bike...

Consistency counts most. Be on your bike everyday. Even if you are only doing 10-15 miles. I like to call those days my mental days. When I ride slow and enjoy the scenery.

When you start riding...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-28-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,815
Posted By dmc
"SPAM!!!" *passes around torches and...

"SPAM!!!" *passes around torches and pitchforks*
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,331
Posted By dmc
http://bikeportland.org/2009/08/24/a-visit-from-mo...

http://bikeportland.org/2009/08/24/a-visit-from-motorhome-bike-builder-brian-campbell-22672
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 185,712
Posted By dmc
I'm gonna start a new bike commute. I know which...

I'm gonna start a new bike commute. I know which route I want to take. I'm traveling from Hudson's Bay High School in Vancouver, WA to Farragut Park, OR. I'm using the neon green line as a travel...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-16-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,475
Posted By dmc
http://www.showerspass.com/catalog/closeout/hybrid...

http://www.showerspass.com/catalog/closeout/hybrid-jacket-sale

I'm gonna try and work as much as possible to get in any extra income to afford that jacket hopefully in time for Christmas.
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,606
Posted By dmc
Dovestrobe, ahahah! That reminds me of the 90s...

Dovestrobe, ahahah! That reminds me of the 90s video game Road Rash where you can punch, kick, and whip opponents off their bikes with chains.
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 11,445
Posted By dmc
Regional Trip Planner - Possible updates in the near future

I received an email response from Grant Humphries of TriMet with some cool info that I thought I would share.

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"Hi James,

Thank you for...
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