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Forum: Ride/Event Announcements 01-03-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,187
Posted By barbaroo
Light Night Social -Jan 17

Light Night Social
Are you in the dark about night riding? Time to light ľup! On Thursday January 17, 6:30-9 pm, the Downtown Bike Gallery, SW 10th and Salmon, is hosting the Light Night Social....
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,239
Posted By barbaroo
coolest thing I ever found was my sanity....

coolest thing I ever found was my sanity. Whenever I start to lose it, I just head out on the road. I won't question how it got out there but I always know I can find it on the road.
Forum: Women for Bikes 12-21-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,579
Posted By barbaroo
Hi Meegs - looks like there hasn't been a reply...

Hi Meegs - looks like there hasn't been a reply to your inquiry. I was not able to attend the meeting myself but wanted to encourage you anyway.

These days I see Sorella Forte doing quite a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,393
Posted By barbaroo
My first bike love was a pieced-together no-name...

My first bike love was a pieced-together no-name cruiser-type junker that I spray-painted brown (my favorite color when I was 10). This bike was cool mainly because it was my first bike. It taught me...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,621
Posted By barbaroo
balloon antics

Argh, I hate the waste of balloons but on a lighter note...check out the Shins Austrailia video on YouTube -recognize the dealership?
Forum: Women for Bikes 05-03-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,384
Posted By barbaroo
downhilljill we are planning to have monthly...

downhilljill
we are planning to have monthly meetings. Right now we're on a third Wed. schedule. So, if you are ever in Portland your contributions to our meeting and discussions would be welcomed....
Forum: Women for Bikes 04-15-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,384
Posted By barbaroo
Elly I think you've touched on an important...

Elly
I think you've touched on an important point: by addressing the issues that women raise -fear of traffic, intimidation of technical stuff, etc. - we are also addressing issues that men also...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,346
Posted By barbaroo
a little empathy

What strikes me about Mr. Hartsook's posting is that it's clear that he had an experience that frightened him. No, that doesn't mean that it's necessarily a pervasive problem, but we should have some...
Forum: Women for Bikes 04-03-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,781
Posted By barbaroo
one more thought

I'm a big fan of bike trailers instead of panniers. If you haven't already invested in racks and bags consider buying/borrowing a trailer. For the road I like Burely's Nomad trailer. For trails - the...
Forum: Women for Bikes 04-03-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,781
Posted By barbaroo
Thumbs up Go for IT!

I've done a lot of solo travel and have nothing but encouragement. 4 days is a great way to ease into it, you tend not to get too lonely or feel lost (emotionally) in such a short period of time. On...
Forum: Women for Bikes 02-05-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,394
Posted By barbaroo
Jonathan, thanks for your reply. My thinking is...

Jonathan, thanks for your reply. My thinking is in line with yours; I do think it could be beneficial and am anxious to see what others think. Perhaps the question that I didn't ask "Who's interested...
Forum: Women for Bikes 02-05-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,394
Posted By barbaroo
Question Would we benefit from a coalition?

I attended the Coalition for a Livable Future's fundraiser on Friday and it got me thinking a bit. It was amazing to see what was going on among the coalition members and to see the progress they've...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-30-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,733
Posted By barbaroo
Smile cycling caps

If you don't like glasses that get hard to see through when covered with raindrops a cycling cap or one of the cool Sheila Moon caps (nice thin thermal fabric and fun colors - very cozy) with a visor...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-09-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,189
Posted By barbaroo
These days there are perfomance fabric pants that...

These days there are perfomance fabric pants that also allow for some modesty - i.e. they are more like sweats than tights. Pearl Izumi, Sugoi, and InSport all make options, I'm sure there are...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,841
Posted By barbaroo
What a friendly bunch!

I usually wave or ring my bell in greeting to oncoming cyclists along the bike routes and bike boulevards and only occasionally get a response. But, last night among the other winter-hardy commuters...
Forum: Women for Bikes 11-20-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,807
Posted By barbaroo
Winter Fashion Show

The Bike Gallery will be presenting a Winter Cycling Fashion Show
aka - an evening of fun, wine and snacks, and clothing discounts

When - Dec 11th 6-8pm
Where - Hollywood Bike Gallery - 5329 NE...
Forum: Women for Bikes 11-13-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,225
Posted By barbaroo
rims yes, but don't forget the brake pads

Brake pads wear quite fast in the mucky conditions of winter so keep an eye on them. If you don't know how to judge when they're worn out you can pop into most shops and get a free evaluation. Also,...
Forum: Women for Bikes 11-02-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,225
Posted By barbaroo
Wink cold phalanges

Feet - For waterproof and breathable everyone recognizes the name Gore (as in Gore-tex). They make a sock that retails for about $48 the Bike Gallery has them in stock. They are great for some...
Forum: Women for Bikes 11-01-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Sticky: Welcome Ladies
Views: 8,331
Posted By barbaroo
one small step for Portland a giant step for Women

This is great. I can't wait to see what develops on this forum. Cycling is such a great activity for personal growth and having forums like this to embellish the other WOB programs is a very positive...
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