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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-28-04, 11:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,811
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
Southern Oregon! A huge retirement movement has...

Southern Oregon! A huge retirement movement has sprung up around Medford and Ashland areas. There is the world renowned Shakespeare festival in Ashland. Lots of great cycling areas, hills, and not...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-23-04, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
on my cross country tour last summer there were 2...

on my cross country tour last summer there were 2 instances where I didn't think I was going to be able to go on due to large saddle sores.

not to get too graphic, but I just "popped" them myself,...
Forum: Touring 06-04-04, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
I sometimes wonder if I wouldn't be better off...

I sometimes wonder if I wouldn't be better off with a lobotomy. I wouldn't always be jonesin' to get out of work and be on the road somewhere.
Forum: Touring 06-04-04, 11:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,065
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
map please! looks awesome.....

map please! looks awesome.....
Forum: Touring 06-03-04, 04:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,065
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
awesome pics - can you post a map of the area...

awesome pics - can you post a map of the area with your route?
Forum: Foo 05-28-04, 12:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,608
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
School textbooks! I am taking night classes in...

School textbooks! I am taking night classes in preparation to go back to school full time. A book that is now in it's 7th edition anatomy and physiology (come on - there isn't a lot of new...
Forum: Touring 05-27-04, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
hey, these are all great questions that I want to...

hey, these are all great questions that I want to know too! Please, can anyone help?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-24-04, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,138
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
wow.....now I understand why my partner now tells...

wow.....now I understand why my partner now tells me to calm down when I am driving. I didn't notice it, but all this is true! I am now so impatient with poor drivers!
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-24-04, 04:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,288
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
Wow....this is so upsetting. I rode this section...

Wow....this is so upsetting. I rode this section of road last summer during my cross country tour. It is the "official" route that Adventure Cycling recommends. I saw a bunch of cyclists along this...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-24-04, 09:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,076
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
in the story they say he was wearing a mouth...

in the story they say he was wearing a mouth guard? I don't get that....
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-24-04, 09:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,076
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
Bush falls off bike - and he's our president? yikes

From CNN.COM

CRAWFORD, Texas (CNN) -- President Bush fell off his bicycle Saturday while riding on his ranch, according to White House spokesman Trent Duffy.

Bush, who was accompanied on his...
Forum: Commuting 05-19-04, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
do pedals wear out?

Okay, so I have TIME ATAC's that I love. Easy to clip in and out of. I have about 10,000 miles on them (4 years old). They still work fine, but I am going to Europe for an extended time and will be...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-19-04, 12:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,705
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
It is rather amazing just how many...

It is rather amazing just how many organ-donor-wannabes there are in Portland, isn't it? I live in NE up near Alberta and there are so many people riding without lights, often wearing dark clothes....
Forum: Touring 05-19-04, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
I've got the same question. I'm moving to...

I've got the same question. I'm moving to germany, want the CHEAPEST method to ship a bike to europe. Any experiences out there?
Forum: Foo 05-13-04, 03:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,868
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
I think you mean the Ogallala aquifer?

I think you mean the Ogallala aquifer?
Forum: Foo 05-13-04, 02:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,868
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
I agree with you Raiyn. My parents who live in...

I agree with you Raiyn. My parents who live in Colorado have always had a green lawn. With a low population 30 years ago, water wasn't in such high demand. As population has increased and the drought...
Forum: Touring 05-13-04, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
Thanks everyone for all the great info. I'm still...

Thanks everyone for all the great info. I'm still up in the air about where we will be touring, seeing as I need to coordinate with my friend who is impossible to nail down. I know it will be...
Forum: Touring 05-13-04, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
Also, the Wheelmen of Portland www.pwtc.com is...

Also, the Wheelmen of Portland www.pwtc.com is having their 4 day touring expedition Memorial Day weekend. Typically it starts in Vancouver, goes east for 2 days, then heads back west for 2 days. A...
Forum: Commuting 05-10-04, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
I am one of the least abusers of sick days here...

I am one of the least abusers of sick days here at my office. With 7 years invested here, and a few sick days taken here and there, I have 35 days of sick time. A couple co-workers who have been here...
Forum: Commuting 05-10-04, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
thanks for all the great ideas. I especially love...

thanks for all the great ideas. I especially love the idea of coming in at my regular hour (7 am) then feeling sick about 15 minutes into work and just NOT being able to stick around. Shows my...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-10-04, 11:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,412
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
I really want a utilikilt, actually. I am finding...

I really want a utilikilt, actually. I am finding it hard to justify the $130 asking price though for a denim kilt. Ouch!!
Forum: Commuting 05-10-04, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
how many sick days to take?

Okay folks,

I have like 30 days of sick days. I am quitting this summer (2 months away). I am going to lose these sick days totally (no pay for them). How many is reasonable to take? I think I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-10-04, 09:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,412
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
Men already are wearing skirts!! They are comfy...

Men already are wearing skirts!! They are comfy and cool.

So check out www.utilikilt.com
Forum: Commuting 04-22-04, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,670,170
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
FYI - I found that Cinelli Lux tape at REI...

FYI - I found that Cinelli Lux tape at REI online. It runs about $30.....a bit steep for me, but looks cool!
Forum: Touring 04-20-04, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,285
Posted By pdx_gay_guy
StillRockin - I probably had close to 6,000 miles...

StillRockin - I probably had close to 6,000 miles on my STI shifters. The failure wasn't in the STI shifters, but in the cable. However, the design of the STI shifters made it impossible to actually...
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