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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 08-15-07, 01:30 PM   #1
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..Fixed/SS bicycle rentals in Portland,OR?

Are there place's(Bicycle Shops) in Portland that rent out fixed/track bikes and or single speed?
I'm heading there Sept 7th -10th
just wondering seeing as how its #1 cycling town in the U.S
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Old 08-15-07, 01:50 PM   #2
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Call River City Bikes and ask them. They should be able to point you in the right direction.
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Call River City Bikes and ask them. They should be able to point you in the right direction.
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What size are you Samsa? I have a 54cm Pista if interested- the rental is free.
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What size are you Samsa? I have a 54cm Pista if interested- the rental is free.
damn, should have asked here when I was in portland last month! I was trying to rent a fixed/ss but, seriously, that's asking for trouble (as the renter). next time i will remember to post here!
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I actually ride a bianchi pista 55.....would a 54 suite me fine??
Do youlive in Portland OR??
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I LOVE THIS SITE!!!
If anyone has a singel speed(54 or 53) to rent out for my G.F as well I will pay 30 bucks a day or whatever is fair to that person.SERIOUS
SPREAD the word if your in the need to make easy cash so we can see Portland the way it should be ..by bicycle!
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Old 08-15-07, 03:39 PM   #7
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If you are looking to race at the Alpenrose velodrome, they will rent you the bike and teach you how to ride on the track as well. It is a pretty good deal. Wednesday nights I believe. Give them a call.
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I commute to the Portland Air National Guard Base(next to the Airport) everyday during the week. Mine's chrome as well. Just let me know when you need it and I'll get it to you. OB
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I commute to the Portland Air National Guard Base(next to the Airport) everyday during the week. Mine's chrome as well. Just let me know when you need it and I'll get it to you. OB
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Thanks man!
I will keep in touch with you before I leave to Portland!

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Im headed down to Portland in a day or so and will be looking to pick up a single speed or fixed gear to ride around for a day or two. Any suggestions? I noticed some people had bikes for rent before, are they still available?
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