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02-16-17, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By MWPdx

I absolutely agree! I guess I'm just saying that...

I absolutely agree! I guess I'm just saying that if someone somewhere has the tools and techniques to fix it, someone else somewhere else could probably use those same tools and techniques to fix it...
02-16-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By MWPdx

Overhaul a SON28 or SP dynamo hub?

Looking into getting a dynamo hub for the new big dummy, and have it mostly narrowed down to the SON28 or SP PD-8. However, as far as I can tell, both of these require service from the manufacturer...
05-14-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By MWPdx

Just ordered 4 of em from a semi shady mostly...

Just ordered 4 of em from a semi shady mostly german website that claimed to have some in stock... we'll see what happens
05-14-16, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By MWPdx

Used to be Portland pdx, now Eugene. The bike...

Used to be Portland pdx, now Eugene. The bike shop where I work can't find them and I can't find any mention of them online, except for a few blog posts. I guess I was just wondering how they could...
05-14-16, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By MWPdx

26x2.35 big bens??

I can't seem to find these anywhere on their own, but i know some bikes come with them. I can find the 26x2.35 big apples but not big bens. It's not a huge difference, but the big bens have a...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-15, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,132
Posted By MWPdx

Nevermind! Found it! But just in case anybody...

Nevermind! Found it! But just in case anybody else comes across this thread when searching, it's on the outside of the rear dropout, on the drive side. Weird!
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-15, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,132
Posted By MWPdx

Serial number on a Burley Koosah??

Does anybody know where to find the serial number on a Burley Koosah? My girlfriend and I had our bikes stolen recently and miraculously got them back a few days later. It brought to our attention...
11-02-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,178
Posted By MWPdx

Maybe this'll create a market for some sort of...

Maybe this'll create a market for some sort of nicer looking reflective safety vest? :rolleyes:
10-17-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,530
Posted By MWPdx

I'd be surprised if it significantly increased...

I'd be surprised if it significantly increased the risk of actually breaking any bones, but I'd definitely expect the soft tissue injuries to be worse (skin/muscle/etc getting squashed between the...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By MWPdx

Keeping your legs dry?

So I have a daily, ~hour long commute (each way) and it looks like it's about to become a very rainy daily hour long commute. I've got the arms/torso and feet pretty well figured out, but on friday...
10-05-12, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By MWPdx

Chain keeps 'exploding' off the big ring

So every time I have the chain on the largest chainring in the front, and I push hard at all on the pedals, it violently jumps off the chainring to the outside (right). As far as I can tell it...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By MWPdx

Quality/reliability aren't the greatest but the...

Quality/reliability aren't the greatest but the price is pretty good.

http://dx.com/p/300k-pixel-mini-camcorder-spy-camera-with-tf-card-slot-32022?rt=1&p=6&m=1&r=4&k=1&t=1&s=&u=32022
Forum: Commuting
12-06-11, 12:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,385
Posted By MWPdx

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vyOwvEKms8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vyOwvEKms8
12-01-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,895
Posted By MWPdx

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9CynvMlFyo&feature...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9CynvMlFyo&feature=related
Forum: Commuting
12-18-10, 11:12 PM
12-12-10, 10:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,945
Posted By MWPdx

Hopefully it's not as hard as it is to say...

Hopefully it's not as hard as it is to say "dangerous drains" out loud.
12-05-10, 11:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,284
Posted By MWPdx

Why is he riding between the pumps at a gas...

Why is he riding between the pumps at a gas station?
Forum: Commuting
12-02-10, 12:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By MWPdx

I actually just used the housing that came with...

I actually just used the housing that came with the harbor freight (underwater) light. You basically just take out the stock light bulb and glass or plastic lens, plug the MR16 bulb in, and close it...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By MWPdx

If you're DIY-ish at all, there's a great light...

If you're DIY-ish at all, there's a great light set-up you can make that you may or may not already know about. The battery is the expensive part, ~80 or 90 but it comes with a charger and...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-10, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By MWPdx

Yeah but what happens when it runs outa batteries...

Yeah but what happens when it runs outa batteries and gets stuck up there???
11-12-10, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By MWPdx

This is what people always say, although I've...

This is what people always say, although I've never seen any follow up stories in cases like this where they actually go back and arrest the person and give them lots and lots of jail time.
11-10-10, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By MWPdx

My vote is they should force him to drive a smart...

My vote is they should force him to drive a smart car for the rest of his life. Or the ***dozer from idiocracy :-D.
Forum: Commuting
11-08-10, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By MWPdx

WWYMD (your avatar).

WWYMD (your avatar).
10-24-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,768
Posted By MWPdx

Is there any sort of follow up to this?? I'd...

Is there any sort of follow up to this?? I'd kinda like to know what... yaknow... actually happened.

I did some googling but couldn't find anything other than a few copy and pastes of the...
10-22-10, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By MWPdx

From the first article: "One of the cyclists was...

From the first article: "One of the cyclists was transported to McAllen Medical Center, where he died from his injuries. Police declined to identify the man before notifying his relatives. "

And...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,580
Posted By MWPdx

I think the real question is, who's food is...

I think the real question is, who's food is good-er? Christy's or Batman's???
Forum: Commuting
10-04-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,610
Posted By MWPdx

Just don't ride it in the sun.

Just don't ride it in the sun.
10-03-10, 01:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,715
Posted By MWPdx

IMHO, the problem w/ a system like this being...

IMHO, the problem w/ a system like this being mass produced is that it would be easily located and disabled/discarded by thieves. If the product (and installation instructions) was available to...
09-28-10, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By MWPdx

Can this be over volted?

https://www.allelectronics.com/index.php?&page=item&id=STROBE-3A&index=2

I have a 14.4 volt battery already powering a headlight. Will this be too much for this little strobe? If I could just...
09-01-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By MWPdx

Am I the only one who doesn't think the person...

Am I the only one who doesn't think the person necessarily intended to hurt anybody?? I'm not trying to defend them or anything but to immediately jump to the conclusion that they were trying to...
07-11-10, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By MWPdx

Hot weather...

= B*tchier drivers??

Just noticed on my commute the other day (when it was way hotter than it has been for a while) that people seemed to be way more unhappy that there was a person on a bike on...
06-07-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,661
Posted By MWPdx

It's generally not legal unless there's a bike...

It's generally not legal unless there's a bike lane. That being said, I'll generally pull up to the front (cautiously) if there's no chance those cars are going to have to pass me again, like in...
06-03-10, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By MWPdx

If you've got the manual in pdf format, you can...

If you've got the manual in pdf format, you can probably use the search function for "calender" or "date" or something.
06-03-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By MWPdx

18650 through the wash??

So I have an 18650 battery here that seems to have found its way into the washing machine. It has a little bit of brownish staining on one end, where the paper sits around the little bump thing...
05-30-10, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By MWPdx

Filing your own charges against drivers in Oregon.

So I was reading another thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?649140-I-filed-a-complaint-against-a-driver.) where in some states, you can file charges against drivers. Somebody said...
05-25-10, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By MWPdx

Clearly a bike ninja. It's not like them to be...

Clearly a bike ninja. It's not like them to be caught on video like that but... how else do you explain it?
Forum: Commuting
05-23-10, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By MWPdx

Looking behind you w/ a helmet mounted light...

So I just strapped my p7 (flood) onto my helmet, mostly as a be-seen light for the daytime. Seems to work but I'm wondering if people here have experience with looking behind them when using a...
05-21-10, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,337
Posted By MWPdx

Riding on i-84???

So I wanna go from Portland (well, Gresham) to Hood River on a bike. I found some map my ride routs (http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/or/portland/313666169) that look ok but they go on the...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By MWPdx

Clearly, that crash was made worse by the helmet....

Clearly, that crash was made worse by the helmet.

:troll:
05-01-10, 11:46 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,178
Posted By MWPdx

Well it depends... are you wearing a helmet? ...

Well it depends... are you wearing a helmet?
:popcorn
05-01-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By MWPdx

Something like this for stop signs/red lights/bike lanes???

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaHzIGeRzTE

I'm thinking there'd be less red light running (by motorists, at least) if doing so would instantly destroy your car.

Sorry if this isn't really A&S...
04-15-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By MWPdx

Where can I get some >1watt LED's**********

My apologies, as this isn't really bike related but I figured people on here might know about this stuff.

Is there any place (not online, but an actual store) where I can get some really bright...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,048
Posted By MWPdx

*an error HTH

*an error

HTH
04-03-10, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By MWPdx

:popcorn:troll:

:popcorn:troll:
03-21-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By MWPdx

Well yaknow... If you're making three left...

Well yaknow... If you're making three left turns.... you could just make a right...

HTH!!
KTHXBYE!!
02-23-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By MWPdx

Anybody else 'feed' off of bad drivers?

'Cause I noticed the other day that I might.

It was my outbound commute in the morning, and I was feeling kinda sluggish. Not tired, exactly, just not really that excited/motivated.

Then...
02-18-10, 01:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,114
Posted By MWPdx

I've actually used my car horn quite a few times...

I've actually used my car horn quite a few times to keep other people from getting into accidents. Same with the one on my bike.
02-15-10, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By MWPdx

Front der. won't make it all the way to the big ring... eh?

Am I doing it wrong???

I'm building a bike pretty much completely from "scratch" (got a frame and am slowly accumulating the necessary bits and pieces, most of which are cheap/used).

I got a...
01-21-10, 11:45 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,807
Posted By MWPdx

Then fire your ****ing lawyer.

Then fire your ****ing lawyer.
12-30-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By MWPdx

Charging a NiMh battery...

So I got this battery/charger (http://www.batteryspace.com/waterbottlenimhbattery144v5000mahwithfastsmartchargerforhalogenbikelightstrail-techfemaleplug.aspx) a while ago and I'm wondering if there...
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