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  1. Awesome.

    Awesome.
  2. Obviously not a direct conversion, but it is just...

    Obviously not a direct conversion, but it is just shy of 1/5th of an inch. Not a usually stated measurement, but close enough. :-)
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    Right side. I figure the movement of my left leg...

    Right side. I figure the movement of my left leg (and pedal reflector when dark) may be more visible/eye catching than the opposite.
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    351633351634351635 Success!

    351633351634351635
    Success!
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    When I tried initially it said I needed 50 posts...

    When I tried initially it said I needed 50 posts before I could upload a photo. When I get there I'll post.

    Rack is still working great.
  6. 12 miles and 650 ft of gain. Luckily the climb...

    12 miles and 650 ft of gain. Luckily the climb is in the middle, so I get to go uphill both ways!
  7. I use a baseball hat. It's made by Columbia with...

    I use a baseball hat. It's made by Columbia with omnitech. The real reason I use it though is there is no button on the top. Much more comfortable than a button smashing into your head. I also...
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    Dynamo lighting front mounting ideas?

    I have an electra townie 21d. I'm looking into adding dynamo lighting. I don't have a front light picked out yet. I also have a sunlite front rack that mounts to my brake studs/fork crown that I'd...
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    I ended up with the bontrager deluxe rack, size...

    I ended up with the bontrager deluxe rack, size small. Fits great for both trunk rack and panniers. Even a couple LBS's I went to said I had to have the electra rack.

    I also found that...
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    Electra Townie rear rack suggestions

    I have a 21d townie and I'm not in love with the available rear rack from electra. Has anyone used anything else? I'd prefer it to have a mounting bracket on the rear for a dynamo powered rear...
  11. Portland is relatively flat as long as your in...

    Portland is relatively flat as long as your in the downtown area or on the east side of the willamette river, especially compared to Seattle.
    here is a link to some maps:...
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    He should be fine with his prior training and the...

    He should be fine with his prior training and the recent long ride. I've done it twice in one day with my longest training riding being 38 miles both times. That was in my mid 20's though. If your...
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    It would be even better if they all had dynamo...

    It would be even better if they all had dynamo lighting on and front luggage attached, even if empty.
  14. Nice rat fink, a bit more than mine. 43mph on my...

    Nice rat fink, a bit more than mine. 43mph on my electra townie. It was about a mile long downhill.
  15. Also be sure to stop by the Washington county...

    Also be sure to stop by the Washington county visitor center and pick up the county bike map. Also Beaverton and Tigard both have bike maps indicating roads with bike lanes, but also low traffic...
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    I don't know about SE, but I ride from downtown...

    I don't know about SE, but I ride from downtown to WA square by:
    1 - sw 6th to terrwilliger past ohsu to Beaverton hillsdale to capital highway through multnomah village to multnomah blvd to Olsen...
  17. On my bike now there is No clearance for...

    On my bike now there is No clearance for fenders/no eyelets on the fork for for them anyway. I don't really need any more gear inches on the low end, but there were a few times it would have come in...
  18. Seeking some imput for my new (wet weather) commuter

    Currently I commute my bike in the picture 2-4 times per week. It's a lot of pieces put together over the years. (The frame was bought off craigslist to replace a used felt frame that developed a...
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    I'd second this. I had a roof rack for a while...

    I'd second this. I had a roof rack for a while and then later installed a hitch rack. (on my toyota corolla) Much easier, for my wife too. Especially for a heavier beach cruiser. I just went to a...
  20. I have no kids on bikes yet, but also have a...

    I have no kids on bikes yet, but also have a weehoo.

    I have an 2006 toyota corolla. I always breakdown the weehoo (leaving the seat on) and put it in my trunk. I put the burley trailer for our...
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    Bikes Direct mini Velo

    Anyone from portland, oregon have one of these? I'd love to take a test drive before getting one.

    Or near portland - Eugene, Medford?
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    Paul's Way of Life does. at least at this...

    Paul's Way of Life does. at least at this location: 234 W. 6th Street (541) 344-4150 http://bicycleway.com/shops

    I rented one there last summer and was able to reserve it ahead of time.
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    I ride on 99 all the time. If you want a wide...

    I ride on 99 all the time. If you want a wide shoulder, like Greg said, take 99 up to Sherwood and then take Roy Rogers up to Scholls-Ferry.
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