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Old 11-22-18, 01:41 AM
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Star, Idaho here. My commutes take me to Eagle, Meridian and sometimes downtown Boise.
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Old 11-28-18, 09:33 PM
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Whidbey Island, Washington. Haven't ridden in almost 30 years. I have a old, but new road bike that I plan on riding once I get all my gear together.
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Old 12-01-18, 11:19 AM
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Inner SE Portland

I live in Portland, near Reed College, and work downtown. Not a long-enough commute, but better than nothing. Mostly touring, some Randonneuring. I acquired a used Rivendell Atlantis a couple of years ago and since then have been getting in to retro. Iím currently building-up a 1960s Lygie frame.
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Old 01-07-19, 12:26 AM
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Rochester, Washington

New to the forum and although not new to biking I have had a few decades away from something I enjoyed so much so long ago.

Sold my old Schwin Varsity that had been collecting dust for many years after trying to ride the steep hills in Northeast Seattle. Now that Iím in a fairly flat prairie farming community I picked up a hybrid and am working my way back into riding.

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Old 01-30-19, 12:04 AM
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Originally from Seattle. Moved to Bend, OR following retirement a few years ago. Iím mainly a roadie, but do get out on the trails occasionally.

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Old 02-20-19, 04:26 PM
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Eugene,Oregon is my home. Just getting into bikepacking but have been MTB with my 7-year-old son for a bit now.
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Old 06-03-19, 11:49 AM
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Everett Washington, trying to figure things out about my motobecane!
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Old 07-01-19, 12:29 AM
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Bend, Oregon in da house!

This will be my second post on the forums. I'll be turning 50 soon and I'm getting back into cycling. When I was a teen in the 80's my main mode of transportation was a road bicycle. Now after decades away from any consistent cycling, I am returning. I am originally from SW Washington state but have lived in Bend, Oregon since 2002. As I get into shape, I want to get into touring. I'm looking at getting into a couple of one-day tours here in Oregon this year. The Blackberry bRamble ride in Eugene and Ride The Rogue in Rogue River have gotten my attention. I would also like to check off the Oregon Scenic Bikeways.

Cheers, y'all!
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Old 07-10-19, 01:44 PM
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I was living in Beaverton Oregon when I got back into cycling and a lot of road riding and a bit of cyclocross and MTB racing, I moved to Bend Oregon in 2016 where I mountain bike a lot, road ride a little and use my CX bike for unpaved trails and gravel.
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Old 09-09-19, 05:04 PM
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Lower Mainlan

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Burnaby BC. Mostly ride around the lower mainland.
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Old 09-09-19, 06:32 PM
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Just moved to Shoreline, WA from the mountains of SoCal. Into easy MTB trails and about to get back into commuting. Looking for a new commuter and all the gear I'll need to make it through the winter and rain!
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Old 09-15-19, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by cyclomuter View Post
Just moved to Shoreline, WA from the mountains of SoCal. Into easy MTB trails and about to get back into commuting. Looking for a new commuter and all the gear I'll need to make it through the winter and rain!
How tall are you? (I'm 5' 8.5") I'm looking to sell my Kona Jake The Snake. Has fenders. Could sell it with Flo 30 Powertap wheels (G3) Tubeless and Schwalbe G-One all arounds (I selected those tires specifically for their wet pavement traction). Or just with some Fulcrum 7 wheels. 11 speed R7000 front and rear d's. 105 Shifters. Brand new 11-34 cassette and KMC chain. Has avid v-brakes with Travel Agents or I have several Canti brake sets to choose from.

Pic has the 11-42 cassette that I stole to put on my new gravel bike. Puppy is blocking the 50 34 Ultegra crankset.

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Old 09-16-19, 11:33 AM
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See Spot outfitted for commuting
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How tall are you? (I'm 5' 8.5") I'm looking to sell my Kona Jake The Snake.
Thanks for the offer, but I already found my commuter and I'm 6'2" anyway.
I'll be riding a Spot brand Ajax that I picked up on the cheap. Nice looking Kona tho!

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Old 09-17-19, 10:30 AM
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Bothell, WA

Hi all! Sid, bike commuter from Bothell. I take the bus in the morning and bike back in the evening. Greetings!
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Old 09-18-19, 04:25 PM
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Greetings Pacific Northwesters. Hail from Spokane. South Hill specifically. Anyone else in the area?

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Old 09-20-19, 11:38 AM
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Eastside of Seattle. Biking mostly in Bothell, Kenmore, Kirkland, Redmond, and Seattle for commuting and running errands. Riding a roadie in the summer and fixie for fun. When the rain settles, I've got a hybrid with fenders.
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Old 11-11-19, 10:57 AM
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Hello

Hey portland in the house here.
sadly I canít do or say much till I get my stupid 10 posts up and I get full access
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Old 11-11-19, 10:18 PM
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SW Portland. Hillsdale to be specific. Not to be confused with Hillsboro.
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Old 11-15-19, 04:25 PM
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I live in Cedar Mill (Portland).
I commute daily on Trek PowerFly 5, round trip 15 miles with 1500 feet elevation change.
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Old 02-07-20, 01:47 PM
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Olympic Peninsula here, riding areas are from Quilcene to Port Townsend and out to Sequim/Port Angeles and I sit about in the middle of all that. There are reasonable roads and trails to get that far. Just started riding last year and my introduction was a vacation to Mazama/Winthrop last summer. It opened my eyes to how wonderful road and mountain biking could be... morning on the MTB, afternoon on the road bike, and evening with the pool and wine... it was rather OMG heaven.

I have practice trails right off my doorstep for my old Giant XtC NRS 3 MTB and some roads and groomed trails are good for my Emonda (though I have to drive to get to roads safe enough for road riding). Many roads are not rideable due to lack of any shoulders and high speed cars.

I'm 65 and looking for slower biking groups to try riding with people, virtually all my riding has been solo. On Strava PRs, I tend shoot for middle of the pack as goals. I try to put in a ride everyday, 10 to 20 miles. I also picked up an old fluid trainer and have started enjoying an evening ride in the living room. A dream is to get good enough to do the STP this year.

Of course, with Western Washington, most rides are cold, wet, and cake the poor bikes with sand and mud. Indeed, even road rides depend on the MTB right now because of the wear and tear it's putting on my Emonda. It's still fun though it occurs to me that I'd enjoy this even more if I lived in California.
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Old 03-09-20, 02:05 PM
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71 y/o returning to the sport after a long absence You do not want to breathe the air, drink the water, or deal with the motorists where I came. Up here is far better. Got a lot of woork to do to get back into the shape I was a few years back. Been here 8 months, and so far dropped 35 pounds and increased my average speed to 14 - 16 mph on my short-ish, flat-ish routes.
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Old 08-08-20, 10:30 PM
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Greetings all! I live in Kent, WA (East Hill)

Just recently getting back onto a bicycle and doing my best to spend as much time that way as possible.
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