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    Galloping Goose

    Can anybody tell me if this trail is paved or compact gravel. any idea overall condition of the trail? Wondering if it is doable on road tires (23's) or better to ride it with a cross bike and bigger...
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    Heading up this summer from washington. Looking...

    Heading up this summer from washington. Looking into doing the rotary route. Most likely we will be using road bikes. Is this ride manageable on Size 23 tires or is something else recommended? Also,...
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    Thank you everybody for ALL of the help and great...

    Thank you everybody for ALL of the help and great suggestions. I am thinking of maybe trying to rent a van in one of the towns then driving back up to Astoria where our truck would be. There is three...
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    Thank you. Yep got the Reedsport suggestion. Just...

    Thank you. Yep got the Reedsport suggestion. Just was hoping that maybe somebody had some info that could get me down the coast further. Little leary of doing the reedsport route do to the mileage...
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    So I have been on Amtraks website and am trying...

    So I have been on Amtraks website and am trying to fine the furthest point down the oregon coast where we can take a train back to portland or somewhere in that area. Not to familiar with the areas...
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    Thanks all. Spinnaker I am just now starting to...

    Thanks all. Spinnaker I am just now starting to research things (all new to me). Would you mind if I PM you on things. Thanks
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    Thanks all for the info. Doug64 i will check i...

    Thanks all for the info. Doug64 i will check i the books you mentioned. Bcarfree thanks for the transportation info. Haven't thought about that. I will start my research on everything. One more...
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    oregon coast/washington

    Hi all,
    Thinking of touring the oregon coast starting from washington (where i live) and traveling down the coast to ?. This is all new to me so i am just starting to research things. I have done...
  9. Thread: route help

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    route help

    Hi All, My son is starting a summer job this week and he would like to use both public transit(Link light rail) and his bike. He is working in Tukwila (1127 Andover Park West). Did google maps and...
  10. Thread: Gearing

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    Right. I am thinking i may have it or i meant to...

    Right. I am thinking i may have it or i meant to say the bike shop would probably just take it off and throw on the other one.
  11. Thread: Gearing

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    @gregjones,thanks for the help. will give it a...

    @gregjones,thanks for the help. will give it a try and see what he thinks. I am thinking that the local bike shop may just throw it on for me so that i do not have to buy the tool.
  12. Thread: Gearing

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    One last question (I hope). Would this work with...

    One last question (I hope). Would this work with the 44t
    http://www.amazon.com/Shimano-SF-1200-Single-Speed-Freewheel/dp/B001GSSIJ0/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1370819279&sr=8-11&keywords=19t+cog
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    Thanks all. I am a little new to all of this. I...

    Thanks all. I am a little new to all of this. I thought it would be easier and cheaper to change out the front. Will head out and look at cogs. Anybody know where in seattle to go. Would used ones be...
  14. Thread: Gearing

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    Gearing

    Hi all. Looking for help on gearing. My son just built a single speed and he is complaining about the gearing being to hard. He road races as a junior so he does have some leg strength just not...
  15. I think this may be June 8-9. Thought I saw...

    I think this may be June 8-9. Thought I saw something on the goodwill reader board
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    Thanks SF. Would not have the time to do that...

    Thanks SF. Would not have the time to do that this weekend. Any other ideas (local)? Side note, always enjoy reading about your biking trips. Thanks for posting all the pictures.
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    Thanks TS. Any way you could send me a cue sheet...

    Thanks TS. Any way you could send me a cue sheet or something for the summner ride? Not really familiar with that area but the ride sounds great. Coming from seattle. How far is the car ride to the...
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    Yea definitely old hat. Nice ride just have done...

    Yea definitely old hat. Nice ride just have done it to many times. Any other suggestions.
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    route suggestion

    Looking to do about a 55-60 mile ride this weekend. Anybody have any good suggestion. Leaving seattle to ?. Tiered of heading south so maybe something towards Issaquah or maybe north. Thanks for any...
  20. Stringbreaker, talk to the guy's at Bike works....

    Stringbreaker, talk to the guy's at Bike works. They are located in Seattle and more specifically Columbia City. What you are talking about is exactly what they do. They may give you some advice....
  21. Thread: Painting

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    Thanks Cale, We do have a paint booth area at...

    Thanks Cale, We do have a paint booth area at work, but like you mentioned i am no painter. I work in south park and i know there is a powder coating place in our same complex. I think I will check...
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    Thanks Nagrom. Got most of the parts cleaned...

    Thanks Nagrom. Got most of the parts cleaned today. Good idea on the auto store. Will head there in the morning and talk with the people.
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    Thanks guy's. I will have access to a spray gun...

    Thanks guy's. I will have access to a spray gun so yea, no spray cans. Any tips on name brand paints? Started to strip the paint last night but am heading to the hardware store to look for a better...
  24. Thread: Painting

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    Painting

    So my son has decided to ride a SS. At this point, We have removed everything from the frame and are ready to paint. Could anybody tell me what type of paint remover they have used and also what type...
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    Hey Seattle Forrest not to high jack this thread,...

    Hey Seattle Forrest not to high jack this thread, but I know you do a lot of rides and i am wondering if you have the Wenatchee>Leavenworht route mapped out somewhere (Ride with gps?). Or Would you...
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