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Forum: Touring
04-10-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,749
Posted By PDX Reborn

Nike Aqua socks. Wasn't aware these were still...

Nike Aqua socks. Wasn't aware these were still being produced. They are light and packable, and inexpensive at less than $10 plus shipping.
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04-10-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By PDX Reborn

Lol!:thumb:

Lol!:thumb:
Forum: Touring
04-09-13, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By PDX Reborn

[/B] Thats a great idea!

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Thats a great idea!
04-09-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,421
Posted By PDX Reborn

This won't be an issue once cars start driving by...

This won't be an issue once cars start driving by themselves:D Those numbers are shocking but not surprising. Most of my, "close calls" have been with drivers on their phones. Its actually quite...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Wet
Views: 1,228
Posted By PDX Reborn

As long as my feet and hands stay dry, being...

As long as my feet and hands stay dry, being soaked from torrential rain doesn't bother me much.
Forum: Commuting
04-09-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,926
Posted By PDX Reborn

Your one of the few lucky ones. Its a disease...

Your one of the few lucky ones. Its a disease that will drain the bank account, and floorspace:lol:
Forum: Commuting
04-08-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,439
Posted By PDX Reborn

You didn't mention the size of your leather...

You didn't mention the size of your leather briefcase, so not sure if this is going to be large enough.
The Aerostich Parcel bag, at (14”×9”×26”) could possibly hold a standard size briefcase....
04-04-13, 01:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By PDX Reborn

1285 lumens in a clean, minimalist design, I dig...

1285 lumens in a clean, minimalist design, I dig it :thumb:
04-04-13, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 33,787
Posted By PDX Reborn

My thoughts exactly. I imagine most, if not all...

My thoughts exactly. I imagine most, if not all bicycle frames can be cut thru, in a matter of seconds. Perhaps, a combination of hard steel and some sort of audible, theft deterrent device featured...
04-04-13, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By PDX Reborn

What the heck is wrong with people?! This is very...

What the heck is wrong with people?! This is very disturbing to say the least. Those, two individuals on the bridge are the lowest forms of trash, there is. Thank God, he was able to get away...
04-02-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By PDX Reborn

+1

+1
04-02-13, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By PDX Reborn

Wired, for sure! Less issues and fewer batteries...

Wired, for sure! Less issues and fewer batteries to replace. I wish, it didn't take a small fortune, for me to find this out. I've had fewer issues with Sigma wireless, thou.
Forum: Commuting
04-02-13, 05:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,159
Posted By PDX Reborn

[/B] A lot of gun owners who pack, probably...

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A lot of gun owners who pack, probably feel or felt the same way too, myself included(former gun guy)
04-02-13, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,531
Posted By PDX Reborn

I suggest you check out, meetup.com for organized...

I suggest you check out, meetup.com for organized bike rides in your area.
Forum: Touring
04-02-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,644
Posted By PDX Reborn

No, your not crazy, for wanting disc brakes on a...

No, your not crazy, for wanting disc brakes on a touring rig. I to, have observed the shift to disc brakes on the newer touring bikes. $2500-$4000 is going to get you a really sweet bike. Post pics...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By PDX Reborn

Sad to hear this:(

Sad to hear this:(
Forum: Commuting
04-02-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By PDX Reborn

Yes, I agree with you, that the maps don't list...

Yes, I agree with you, that the maps don't list the, "safest routes", but its a good start. Safety is all relative
Forum: Commuting
04-02-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By PDX Reborn

Great advise! I would just add, that you find a...

Great advise! I would just add, that you find a popular model so if you do loose interest, you won't take a big hit on resale.
Surly, Salsa, Trek, Specialized are just a few examples of quality,...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-13, 04:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,159
Posted By PDX Reborn

Its been my experience, as a long time dog...

Its been my experience, as a long time dog owner(current dog is 17yrs old), that dogs can and do sense fear in people which could trigger an aggressive behavior. Stray dogs have chased me down while...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,159
Posted By PDX Reborn

This looks interesting ...

This looks interesting

http://www.sounddefense.com/
Forum: Commuting
03-31-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,488
Posted By PDX Reborn

This shop a large collection of Urban bikewear....

This shop a large collection of Urban bikewear. Give them a call. They may have that, nifty sportcoat your looking for.

http://www.joe-bike.com/joebike-apparel/
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-13, 11:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 22,784
Posted By PDX Reborn

"Booty Shorts" :lol:

"Booty Shorts" :lol:
Forum: Commuting
03-30-13, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By PDX Reborn

+1 Narrow road tires running high air pressures...

+1
Narrow road tires running high air pressures can be brutal on rough roads, but agree with others on being faster, overall.
Forum: Commuting
03-30-13, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By PDX Reborn

Yep, the Portland bike maps list all the bicycle...

Yep, the Portland bike maps list all the bicycle routes in the area. A tremendous help for this new commuter, in a new city.
Welcome to Portland!
Forum: Foo
03-29-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By PDX Reborn

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/29/what-is-b...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/29/what-is-bitcoin_n_2978872.html?utm_hp_ref=technology
03-29-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By PDX Reborn

I really dig the new Gopro 3, especially since it...

I really dig the new Gopro 3, especially since it has the wifi built in. The gopro batteries, however, suck big time! I'm lucky, if I even get 30 minutes out them sometimes. Wasabi gopro batteries...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By PDX Reborn

I replaced a Tubus Tara for a Soma porteur rack...

I replaced a Tubus Tara for a Soma porteur rack on my commuter/tour bike. I feel its more versatile with the wide platform and the ability to attach panniers, a feature I haven't seen on any other...
03-28-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By PDX Reborn

A shorter crank arm for the short leg?

A shorter crank arm for the short leg?
03-28-13, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By PDX Reborn

I have a similar set up on my commuter. Locking...

I have a similar set up on my commuter. Locking skewers, seat post clamp, stem lock and a few ball bearings glued in the allen head fasteners that secure my components.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-13, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,469
Posted By PDX Reborn

Get a porteur rack

Get a porteur rack
03-28-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,440
Posted By PDX Reborn

Time to hit the gym and pump up those muscles....

Time to hit the gym and pump up those muscles. Chicken s**t adolescents don't mess with "buff" people:thumb: Incorporate some upper body workout training with your cycling and the little hood rats...
03-28-13, 12:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 982
Posted By PDX Reborn

The world just got little colder:rolleyes:

The world just got little colder:rolleyes:
Forum: Touring
03-28-13, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,823
Posted By PDX Reborn

I enjoy preparing my own food and saving a few $$...

I enjoy preparing my own food and saving a few $$ doesn't hurt. Sometimes, I like to cook my meals with veggies collected from my campsite. I'm strange like that:D
Forum: Touring
03-27-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,823
Posted By PDX Reborn

When I tour, I like to eat and live like a king....

When I tour, I like to eat and live like a king. Its my reward for hauling all this stuff over 40-50miles in a day. Half the bulk on my rig is probably from food and other "creature comforts".:lol:
Forum: Touring
03-27-13, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,587
Posted By PDX Reborn

and Pizza

and Pizza
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-13, 05:51 PM
Forum: Foo
03-27-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 978,222
Posted By PDX Reborn

Depending on your local surroundings, I'd start...

Depending on your local surroundings, I'd start with a smaller bike, and used. Plenty of well maintained bikes to be had on CL. If you start with a popular model, chances are you'll loss little to...
Forum: Commuting
03-26-13, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,270
Posted By PDX Reborn

6pt combo wrench in 15mm

6pt combo wrench in 15mm
03-26-13, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By PDX Reborn

They always treated me well. Purchased many bikes...

They always treated me well. Purchased many bikes from them over the years, no complaints here.
03-19-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,249
Posted By PDX Reborn

I use a 32gb Scandisk in my Gopro HD. At 1080HD...

I use a 32gb Scandisk in my Gopro HD. At 1080HD med, its good for 4.5hrs. Carry extra batteries
03-16-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,328
Posted By PDX Reborn

My LBS has some really cool stuff from Walnut...

My LBS has some really cool stuff from Walnut Studiolo, for the "bicycle/beer connoisseur" :beer:
I really dig the can holder!

...
Forum: Commuting
03-16-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,518
Posted By PDX Reborn

Front and rear LED blinkers, hi viz jacket,...

Front and rear LED blinkers, hi viz jacket, helmet, safety glasses...and my, wits!:thumb:
03-16-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,249
Posted By PDX Reborn

I don't feel comfortable with strangers filming...

I don't feel comfortable with strangers filming me out in public, as well. But, I do realize this technology is becoming more and more, unescapable. For the most part, it appears the general public...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By PDX Reborn

Portland has over 70 bicycle shops. A visit to...

Portland has over 70 bicycle shops. A visit to anyone of them should answer most of your questions :thumb:

My daily commute ranges from 15-20miles. I do it on a steel, touring bicycle with rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-13, 03:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,151
Posted By PDX Reborn

Noticed, your from Tacompton:D I thought it was...

Noticed, your from Tacompton:D I thought it was a, "thing", among the local cyclists to run without bar plugs. No bar plugs=Your from Pierce C.?
Forum: Commuting
03-15-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,990
Posted By PDX Reborn

No need, if your riding on these... ...

No need, if your riding on these...

http://mashable.com/2012/11/03/tires-airless/

What if they can figure out, how to harness the energy of the sidewall flex, into a usable energy source to...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,193
Posted By PDX Reborn

Wow! Your LBS must really love you:D Just, on...

Wow! Your LBS must really love you:D
Just, on maintenance stuff, I probably spend $100 every year or two. More of the latter, now that I'm down to just 2 bikes.
Forum: Commuting
03-15-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By PDX Reborn

Check saddle position and height, so your not...

Check saddle position and height, so your not over extending your leg on the downstroke(should have a slight bend in the knee). I've had similar, joint sounds, coming from my left knee years back....
Forum: Commuting
03-15-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By PDX Reborn

Not sure why, I'm drawn to this? ^^^ Looks...

Not sure why, I'm drawn to this? ^^^
Looks comfy!
Forum: Touring
03-14-13, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By PDX Reborn

STP, in reverse? :thumb: I'd like to see the...

STP, in reverse? :thumb:
I'd like to see the locals(PDX)sanction a race, from PDX to Seattle. New route?
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