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Forum: Recumbent 05-06-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,192
Posted By toolbear
I've got a flag for stylin'. I also have...

I've got a flag for stylin'.

I also have front and rear lights on the helmet, four red lights on the rear of the trike, two red lights for side fill in on the steering bars, headlight up front on...
Forum: Southern California 05-06-16, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By toolbear
Nice trail in most parts. You can check it out...

Nice trail in most parts. You can check it out on TrailLink...

<http://www.traillink.com/trail/coyote-creek-bikeway.aspx>

It joins the San Gabriel River Trail so you can ride all the way to...
Forum: Recumbent 04-25-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,831
Posted By toolbear
@@@ The trail crew out on the Trail of the...

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The trail crew out on the Trail of the Coeur d' Alenes have a name for the roadies: Whispering Death. That muttered "On your left" in your ear is not very helpful. Nice to know you are...
Forum: Recumbent 04-25-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,287
Posted By toolbear
@@@ My full suspension mountain bike (with...

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My full suspension mountain bike (with seat #6 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=6) ) warns me at 10 miles that there is trouble ahead. At 20 miles I need to...
Forum: Recumbent 04-25-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,287
Posted By toolbear
@@@ On one up hill I was passed by a guy...

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On one up hill I was passed by a guy walking along while reading the paper and smoking. I am an Old Fart, complete with aerobelly and white beard. That might explain it. Of course, downhill...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-17-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,336
Posted By toolbear
At least you have rain this winter. Would not...

At least you have rain this winter. Would not know down here. We leave the NorthWet in the fall, hopefully before the rain starts blowing sideways to winter in SoCal (drought). Summer 2015 in the...
Forum: Recumbent 01-20-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,390
Posted By toolbear
1.20 No, I cannot connect with bentrider...

1.20

No, I cannot connect with bentrider either. It's not just you.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 01-20-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By toolbear
Well, there is the Crown Zellerbach Trail out of...

Well, there is the Crown Zellerbach Trail out of Scapoose up to Pittsburg on OR 47 a few miles out of Vernonia.
It's gravel for sure. Traillink sent it over to me for a closer look this summer. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 12-08-15, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By toolbear
@@@@ I heard they were thinking of getting...

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I heard they were thinking of getting to work on the Whitehorse after the slide hit and that someone had donated $ to repair the bridges. Now that they have finished the Centennial to the...
Forum: Recumbent 12-24-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,650
Posted By toolbear
..."and so far my wrists and butt don't really...

..."and so far my wrists and butt don't really care for biking much. I have seen some recumbent trikes and I thought that it looked like a comfortable way to exercise, if such a thing existed."
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Forum: Southern California 11-24-14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,346
Posted By toolbear
THE OC LOOP... 66 miles of seamless...

THE OC LOOP... 66 miles of seamless connections...

<https://www.octa.net/Share-the-Ride/Bike/The-OC-Loop/>

This thread has legs. It dates from '09 and I see TrailBear comments from '10...
Forum: Southern California 10-22-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By toolbear
@@@@ ...

@@@@ <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piRer4CFoWQ>

As we head into fall and winter, it is possible that we might see the creek full up and raging. Of course, in Year X of the Drought, it may not...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-26-14, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,778
Posted By toolbear
If you stay in Eugene - which we often do - there...

If you stay in Eugene - which we often do - there is the delighful Ruth Bascom Riverbank Path System - paved trails on both sides of the river with five bridges that allow all sorts of...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-25-14, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By toolbear
The missing URL ...

The missing URL

<http://www.traillink.com/trailsearch.aspx?city=spokane&state=WA>
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-25-14, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By toolbear
Check out the offerings on Traillink.com. Here...

Check out the offerings on Traillink.com. Here is the map page for Spokane. Scout about.

The John Wayne Pioneer Trail east of the Columbia is a Adventure. Scarce water, ballast to ride on, etc....
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-23-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By toolbear
One of the more scenic rides in the Eugene area...

One of the more scenic rides in the Eugene area is the Ruth Bascom Riverbank Path System - paved trails on both sides of the river and a nice collection of bridges. You can do figure 8s and such. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-20-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,050
Posted By toolbear
The John Wayne Pioneer Trail east of the Columbia...

The John Wayne Pioneer Trail east of the Columbia is an adventure in itself. 4" tires and a Surly Long Haul Trucker seem to work on the ballast. The services are few and far between. Just finding...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 01-30-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By toolbear
We've parked at the boat launch facility in...

We've parked at the boat launch facility in Jensen's Cove in the Lake Sam. State Park. Right on the trail. Plenty of parking.
Forum: Southern California 12-29-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By toolbear
Check out the Traillink page for this area. ...

Check out the Traillink page for this area.

<http://www.traillink.com/trailsearch.aspx?city=dana+point&state=CA>

There are a number of nice paved trails down in south county. Aliso Creek is...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-18-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By toolbear
It should be an interesting project. Tell...

It should be an interesting project.

Tell us how it goes. Got a link to the recent blog?
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-18-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By toolbear
@@@ Have you checking in with the DNR on...

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Have you checking in with the DNR on doing that portion east of the Columbia? I understand their approval and support are needed. It's pretty much all locked gates and ballast for road bed...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-18-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By toolbear
http://www.traillink.com/trail-maps/willapa-hills-...

http://www.traillink.com/trail-maps/willapa-hills-trail-.aspx

Here is the traillink map and trail page.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-18-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By toolbear
I will leave the roads to you, but there is the...

I will leave the roads to you, but there is the Willapa Hills Trail with a new trail head in town and paved trail out to Adna with several old RR bridges and such. There is another trailhead in Adna...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-10-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By toolbear
Take a look at the choices over on traillink.com...

Take a look at the choices over on traillink.com for any area of interest. There are a number of nice trails in King, Snohomish, Pierce and Thurston counties. You could spend a week having fun. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-07-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By toolbear
Might contact the locals... ...

Might contact the locals...

<http://friendsofcdatrails.org/CdA_Trail/#.Udn9hm2U_SM>

<http://friendsofcdatrails.org/Milwaukee/index.html#.Udn-um2U_SM>

The Route of the Hiawatha and The Old...
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