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Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,278
Views: 333,670
Posted By bpcyclist

Dense Early Morning Fog And Mist Along The...

Dense Early Morning Fog And Mist Along The Willamette River
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,566
Posted By bpcyclist

Their 105 bike is sharp-looking in the photos....

Their 105 bike is sharp-looking in the photos. But for $400 more, you can get a Cervelo.
Forum: Commuting
11-16-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 797
Posted By bpcyclist

"Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as...

"Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt," Sun Tzu.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 03:25 AM
Replies: 18,926
Views: 3,843,292
Posted By bpcyclist

Awesome. As I've briefly mentioned before, I have...

Awesome. As I've briefly mentioned before, I have found Sponeed to be every bit as good as, and in some cases better than, the expensive named brands. I won't name names, as I am not into public...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 797
Posted By bpcyclist

A truly committed thug in this city is almost...

A truly committed thug in this city is almost always going to have a weapon and, as said above, 1100 lumens is no match for a Glock. Guy here was mugged for his tricked-out Colnago some months ago....
11-13-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,917
Posted By bpcyclist

Interesting. I never do group rides, though I...

Interesting. I never do group rides, though I probably should give them a try again. I am not an antisocial person. But I really enjoy riding alone. It's peaceful and relaxing and even when I am...
11-13-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By bpcyclist

Thanks a bunch, tunavic. I just came to you guys...

Thanks a bunch, tunavic. I just came to you guys first, so will send the Cygolitee guys a note here in a minute. I do run a Metro Pro 1100 on my helmet and the ironic thing is, based on a bunch of...
11-13-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By bpcyclist

Oh. Okay. I'll get on it. Thanks!

Oh. Okay. I'll get on it. Thanks!
11-12-19, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 438,602
Posted By bpcyclist

Quickly Stopped in Middle of Lovejoy St. & Took This

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2,278
Views: 333,670
Posted By bpcyclist

Tracks Empty, Road Not, But Had to Share This AM Sky

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11-12-19, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By bpcyclist

Did not intend to offend you or anyone else with...

Did not intend to offend you or anyone else with this post--many apologies for that. Truly.

That said, to answer your question directly, the post is extremely relevant to any cyclist who operates...
11-12-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,977
Posted By bpcyclist

I have to wear bifocals now and am also almost...

I have to wear bifocals now and am also almost totally color blind. It's weird but there was a period in the 90s when I was running a lot of marathons and Nike was for some reason making orange...
11-10-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,977
Posted By bpcyclist

Why is it that, the more expensive the...

Why is it that, the more expensive the sunglasses, the more likely I am to lose them? What is that? I can't figure it out. I'm not generally absentminded. But I can't tell you how many nice pair of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,390
Posted By bpcyclist

In some developed countries, there are laws...

In some developed countries, there are laws against this kind of thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,916
Posted By bpcyclist

A bit of study suggests that insurance is perhaps...

A bit of study suggests that insurance is perhaps the most lucrative business every devised. They make and hold piles and piles of cash and assets. They did not get in that position by being kind....
Forum: Commuting
11-09-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By bpcyclist

I lived right next door to a really dangerous...

I lived right next door to a really dangerous part of NYC for 4 years and I agree with all this. All predators sense weakness. The only thing I would add is, if you have to stop at a light or stop...
11-09-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,066
Posted By bpcyclist

I agree with the concept that minimal lighting...

I agree with the concept that minimal lighting should be required on these MUPs, but here, the most popular one, called the Springwater Corridor, goes through some heavily forested areas at times. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,278
Views: 333,670
Posted By bpcyclist

Springwater Trail Again w/ Mt. Hood @ Dawn This Morning

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11-07-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24,746
Views: 2,349,230
Posted By bpcyclist

But that's the thing--I have a checklist!!

But that's the thing--I have a checklist!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-19, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2,278
Views: 333,670
Posted By bpcyclist

Looking East--Springwater Corridor Trail at Just After Dawn

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-19, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2,278
Views: 333,670
Posted By bpcyclist

That is a fantastic picture.

That is a fantastic picture.
11-05-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,097
Posted By bpcyclist

Man, that paint job is just sick. Unbelievable. I...

Man, that paint job is just sick. Unbelievable. I am officially jealous. I have a pretty strong gut feeling you won't be personally encountering very many Trek haters when they get a look at your...
11-03-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By bpcyclist

Some good stuff above. The only thing I would add...

Some good stuff above. The only thing I would add is, even if I think I know what it is, I always sit down and review the weather forecast before I go out. It is part of my pre-ride ritual. Prevents...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,452
Posted By bpcyclist

Good point. I have purchased some crazy expensive...

Good point. I have purchased some crazy expensive bikes. So, why do I have a problem with buying a Rapha LS jersey? Maybe I'm weird. I guess I'll have to think about that one some more...
10-29-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By bpcyclist

Guy is super lucky he's not dead.

Guy is super lucky he's not dead.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,541
Posted By bpcyclist

I prefer RWGPS for route planning, turn-by-turn...

I prefer RWGPS for route planning, turn-by-turn navigation, and pretty accurate, at least around here, elevation data--which is very important because my town has a bunch of little volcanoes in it...
10-28-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,225
Posted By bpcyclist

In my opinion, they are just too expensive for...

In my opinion, they are just too expensive for the value they provide. And I ride a ton. But I'd rather get some new wheels. Or a super nice rain jacket and more winter gear. But that's just me. I...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,438
Posted By bpcyclist

We only have soggy leaves. :(

We only have soggy leaves. :(
10-23-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,066
Posted By bpcyclist

I rode for a number of years with a Cygolite 750...

I rode for a number of years with a Cygolite 750 lumen headlight that was terrific. But there were two issues that I noticed during that time that sorta needed to be addressed. One was, although the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,874
Posted By bpcyclist

Thanks again to everybody who has contributed to...

Thanks again to everybody who has contributed to this thread. So, I did do Mt. Scott again. I won't bore you with all the statistics but it is pretty steep in spots, pretty long, and has a pretty...
10-19-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By bpcyclist

Agreed. I have several pair, including Canari,...

Agreed. I have several pair, including Canari, poc, and one other I can't recall the name of because the label has been worn off it. These were all what I would characterize as fairly expensive...
10-19-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By bpcyclist

My backside loves the Fizik Antares it rides. As...

My backside loves the Fizik Antares it rides. As long as I have a decent shammy situation, I'm fine up to around 100 miles. After that, I may start to get a bit sore here and there.
10-17-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,083
Posted By bpcyclist

The glove thing has been covered elsewhere, so I...

The glove thing has been covered elsewhere, so I won't go into it too much except to say that, for down in the 20s, it seems like a lot of people are just using serious, hard-core winter sports...
10-17-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,949
Posted By bpcyclist

I just spent 2 1/2 hours riding in town in the...

I just spent 2 1/2 hours riding in town in the rain, half of it during rush hour. I had no fewer than five vehicles pause to let me go, defer to me at a stop/light when they had the right of way, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,874
Posted By bpcyclist

Well, I want to really thank each and every one...

Well, I want to really thank each and every one of you who responded. This really helped me. I wasn't sure if I was the only one. These phobias are, like many things in mental health, not always...
10-16-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By bpcyclist

First time I have heard of them.

First time I have heard of them.
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By bpcyclist

Longtime urban rider/commuter in the PNW. I agree...

Longtime urban rider/commuter in the PNW. I agree almost everything above. A couple little things I would add. The two most dangerous, near-misses I have had in the last 6 months were with a...
10-10-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,142
Posted By bpcyclist

I used to run 70 miles a week. Now, I bet I could...

I used to run 70 miles a week. Now, I bet I could barely run a mile. Running just wasn't fun anymore. Burnout or something. All I do these days is walk a fair bit, maybe an hour or so, about three...
10-09-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,121
Posted By bpcyclist

I recently bought Muc-Off Hydrodynamic because it...

I recently bought Muc-Off Hydrodynamic because it was 5 dollars on sale at REI. Most of the others were like twice that or more. Still seems expensive to me, given how little there is in the tube. I...
10-09-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By bpcyclist

Thanks so much for explaining. It will be...

Thanks so much for explaining. It will be interesting to see how all the various 'stakeholders' interact as this gets sorted. If WA is anything like OR on these kinds of issues, there will be...
10-07-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,454
Posted By bpcyclist

I am heat-intolerant, so fifties for me.

I am heat-intolerant, so fifties for me.
10-03-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,381
Posted By bpcyclist

First, it's a good physical workout. I don't lift...

First, it's a good physical workout. I don't lift weights anymore (I'm 55 now) because I never really enjoyed it. I don't care about having prominent muscles at my stage in life. Used to run...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,701
Posted By bpcyclist

Obviously, everyone sorta does this in his or her...

Obviously, everyone sorta does this in his or her own way. I ride almost exclusively in the dark about eight months out of the year, every day. I do use a blinking/flashing, helmet-mounted 1100-lumen...
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