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04-25-03, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By neguypdx

The folks at River City are not always that happy...

The folks at River City are not always that happy to see customers it seems. Seems like they are sometimes more into their own conversations than helping lowly customers who are not necessarily...
Forum: Touring
04-10-03, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By neguypdx

Mark, The prevailing winds are definately...

Mark,

The prevailing winds are definately from the NW so going up the coast might be a bit windy. Also, May is still late spring here. That means there could definately be rain (could?....WILL!)....
04-08-03, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By neguypdx

Portland is a great city for all types of sports....

Portland is a great city for all types of sports. Bicycling is possible all year around (though invest in a good rain jacket), skiing is nearby, water sports, coast, etc.

Really, those are what...
03-05-03, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 311,986
Posted By neguypdx

Yeah, I used to be embarrassed working out...

Yeah, I used to be embarrassed working out because it felt like people were so much more fit than I. However, eventually I got over that. There is only one way to improve and that is to continue with...
01-10-03, 01:50 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 9,419
Posted By neguypdx

What is wrong with discussing salaries? For some...

What is wrong with discussing salaries? For some reason this is a taboo subject. There is no reason not to share incomes, unless you have something to hide. Or maybe somehow you understand that "the...
01-10-03, 12:37 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 9,419
Posted By neguypdx

Garbear, I don't understand why you evaded...

Garbear,

I don't understand why you evaded my question as to your income.
01-10-03, 12:11 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 9,419
Posted By neguypdx

Garbear, You say: Well, let's...

Garbear,

You say:



Well, let's talk about this. What is your taxable income? What is your income after taxes? Please let me know these statistics because this would enlighten me as to what...
01-10-03, 12:07 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 9,419
Posted By neguypdx

Well, sorry to say it but there are a lot...

Well, sorry to say it but there are a lot half-brainers out there. Daily I see people make idiotic driving decisions.

Have you seen the Frontline about SUV rollover incidents? I am not talking...
01-10-03, 11:29 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 9,419
Posted By neguypdx

But there is a difference in miles per gallon....

But there is a difference in miles per gallon. Just a one or two mpg savings is quite a bit. To you just that small difference isn't much, but average that over the entire fleet of cars in the US and...
01-10-03, 10:52 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 9,419
Posted By neguypdx

After a brief search on the internet regarding...

After a brief search on the internet regarding the thought that SUV's are safer because you "ride higher":
"SUVs are heavier and ride higher than regular cars. The high ride contributes to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-03, 12:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,075
Posted By neguypdx

The Medusa head thing from Oakley has to be for...

The Medusa head thing from Oakley has to be for some strange S&M scene that the designers at Oakley are into maybe? They have been doing too many drugs it would seem........
Forum: Commuting
01-06-03, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By neguypdx

I think that the Oyster Bucket concept is great....

I think that the Oyster Bucket concept is great. I am all for entrepeneurship and a friend I know swears by his. However, they are a bit spendy. Go find some used square buckets and make your own...
01-06-03, 12:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,965
Posted By neguypdx

I am glad to see so many people over 50 here that...

I am glad to see so many people over 50 here that are staying in shape. Over the Christmas holiday I went to Colorado to help my mom out while my dad recuperated from a hip replacement surgery. He is...
Forum: Introductions
11-19-02, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By neguypdx

hi from another portland-er..... yeah, watch...

hi from another portland-er.....

yeah, watch out for traffic. I was hit this summer. luckily, no injuries to me...just my bike. new one was paid for by insurance though.

I'll keep an eye out...
10-16-02, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By neguypdx

boredom @ work

so, other than reading this wonderful forum (I am SO glad it is here to keep me occupied) what do other people do while bored out of their minds at work? I often dream of riding, and wonder if...
10-15-02, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,286
Posted By neguypdx

it's definately not about the socks........ ...

it's definately not about the socks........

@ $11 for a pair of socks, I would rather get several pairs of socks and spend the extra cash somewhere else.

also, who wants to support nike? huge...
10-10-02, 02:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,989
Posted By neguypdx

Okay, wait....is he REALLY gay? or is this rumor?...

Okay, wait....is he REALLY gay? or is this rumor?

if he's gay, does he have a boyfriend?

yum!
10-09-02, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By neguypdx

I'd love to know of a site where there are...

I'd love to know of a site where there are bicycle related clip-art's. Anyone?
09-26-02, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By neguypdx

See you there!

See you there!
09-24-02, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By neguypdx

It takes place every last Friday of the month.

It takes place every last Friday of the month.
09-24-02, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By neguypdx

:D

:D
09-23-02, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By neguypdx

don't forget - Portland Critical Mass this Friday

Hey all,

Don't forget Portland Critical Mass this Friday -

2 OPTIONS
- regular Critical Mass meets under the Burnside Bridge @ 5:30 p.m.
- Wussy Mass meets in the North Park Blocks near Couch...
Forum: Touring
09-23-02, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By neguypdx

Joe, Why not post a travelogue here or...

Joe,


Why not post a travelogue here or maybe on www.crazyguyonabike.com about your travels? Being stuck in my office right now I always enjoy perusing others touring fun.
Forum: Touring
09-20-02, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,281
Posted By neguypdx

Hi all, I have a T800 and have done a couple...

Hi all,

I have a T800 and have done a couple of overnight fully loaded short tours. It has worked great and is super comfy for me. I can't really make any claims about the stock parts that the...
Forum: Touring
09-06-02, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By neguypdx

just replying to my own post to refresh this so...

just replying to my own post to refresh this so people see it.
09-06-02, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By neguypdx

How does it wash out? Is it greasy? I am going to...

How does it wash out? Is it greasy? I am going to be doing some bike touring and will need to be hand washing my shorts often. Will that get it out?
09-06-02, 12:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,360
Posted By neguypdx

I rode on this particular CM ride in Portland (my...

I rode on this particular CM ride in Portland (my first). Though I never saw what the particular arrested people were doing because I was more in the back, it did seem like the police were out of...
09-03-02, 03:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,062
Posted By neguypdx

Funny that this subject would come up.... ...

Funny that this subject would come up....


I was out riding last week and was zipping along and OUCH, a bee hit my shin and sunk its venom in. I haven't been stung in years. I forgot how much it...
Forum: Recumbent
08-28-02, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,929
Posted By neguypdx

I have been following a travelogue of a tourist...

I have been following a travelogue of a tourist on a Rans Rocket:


Pretty interesting, a good read and sounds like he didn't have problems with comfort on his Rans Rocket
...
08-15-02, 12:24 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,958
Posted By neguypdx

Okay, so there was bit of a math error in an...

Okay, so there was bit of a math error in an earlier post. HOWEVER according to the US Census the world population in 1950 was 2.5 billion and by 2050 the population will expand to 9.1 billion. In a...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-02, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By neguypdx

The amount that it rains here, I just don't have...

The amount that it rains here, I just don't have the time or motivation to rinse and clean my bike after I ride home from a long day of work.

I relube often, clean when it is really bad, and...
08-14-02, 09:25 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,958
Posted By neguypdx

Wow! Who'da thunk that this here forum was...

Wow! Who'da thunk that this here forum was infested with such uneducated cyclists. Global warming is very real and though year after year it doesn't seem like things are changing, they are. Seems...
08-13-02, 02:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,829
Posted By neguypdx

This weekend I volunteered for a bicycle event in...

This weekend I volunteered for a bicycle event in Portland, Oregon (Bridge Pedal) and saw a guy on his bike with a sling over his chest with his white little mutt dog poking its head out.

I...
Forum: Touring
08-01-02, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By neguypdx

I have the Shimano sandals and they are pretty...

I have the Shimano sandals and they are pretty comfy. They are kind of dorky looking I admit but good for what they are.

The sole is quite stiff and there is sort of a bend in the sole so that...
07-25-02, 09:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,609
Posted By neguypdx

I sent him an email. No bounce so send away! ...

I sent him an email. No bounce so send away!

This article really is unbelievable. I printed it for posterity sake in the hopes that attitudes like his will be a thing of the past. I try to remail...
Forum: Touring
07-23-02, 04:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,683
Posted By neguypdx

Carlh, I think that the site of moleskin on...

Carlh,

I think that the site of moleskin on your nipples must start your significant other giggling. Why not maybe try a training bra?
Forum: Touring
07-23-02, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By neguypdx

TransAm in 2003

Hi,

I am doing the Yorktown to Astoria transam next summer and am kicking around the possibility of a ride partner(s).

Anyone interested?

Me:
30 year old male

I want to do 50+ miles/day...
07-16-02, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By neguypdx

WARNING! The weight of personal transportation...

WARNING! The weight of personal transportation you use is inversely proportional to the size of your brain. Switch now to stop the shrinking!
07-16-02, 08:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,851
Posted By neguypdx

I definately don't use headphones. No way! Not...

I definately don't use headphones. No way! Not with crazy drivers out there. Even with low volume....not gonna do it. I keep all my attention on my surroundings including rear-view mirror to check...
07-01-02, 04:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,806
Posted By neguypdx

nathank, Why are you in Munich? I was there...

nathank,

Why are you in Munich? I was there last summer and loved it. My partner and I (a German teacher) would love to be able to move there some day for a year or two. What a great place to...
06-27-02, 03:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,806
Posted By neguypdx

All the 'stroking' of Portland can be...

All the 'stroking' of Portland can be dangerous.....more people will move here! Shhhh.....keep the secret about the city. We are growing fast enough as it is!

I agree with a previous comment about...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-02, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,564
Posted By neguypdx

I go with panniers. Even when I just decide to go...

I go with panniers. Even when I just decide to go for a long ride, I still strap on a pannier. I carry my lock and of course a rain jacket (I live in the NW).

Who knows when you might happen by a...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-02, 09:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,566
Posted By neguypdx

Wow! I didn't realize that there were such...

Wow! I didn't realize that there were such difficulties in bike commuting. It sounds like the building managment, Cadd, is just being plain dumb and stubborn.

I get to enjoy an organization where...
06-19-02, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By neguypdx

Hey, KleinMP99, some of us are gay so it isn't a...

Hey, KleinMP99, some of us are gay so it isn't a derogatory term.

I think that there is definately room for some development in fender development. It seems like a good idea to have some great...
06-17-02, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By neguypdx

fenders for my new mtn bike

Hi all,

I got a Trek 6500 and am looking at getting fenders front and rear. I am going to use this bike for fun AND commuting so I need a full set of fenders that will keep rain off me (I live in...
05-30-02, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By neguypdx

Well, I got in my first accident with a car 2...

Well, I got in my first accident with a car 2 days ago (Tuesday). I came out fine but my bike didn't. I am still waiting for the damage estimate and if the bike is totalled.

I definately agree...
05-22-02, 10:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,337
Posted By neguypdx

John, Where did all this take place? I often...

John,

Where did all this take place? I often bike all around the Portland, OR area. We were ranked this year by Bicycling magazine as the top cycling city in the US, and though I have had problems...
Forum: Touring
04-30-02, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By neguypdx

I use the Terry Mens Liberator Y and gotta say I...

I use the Terry Mens Liberator Y and gotta say I love it. I used to have some numbness and since getting it haven't had any at all. That includes 50+ mile rides.
04-19-02, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By neguypdx

lycra v. spandex

Okay, so stupid question....is there a difference between lycra and spandex? I recently bought some Performance shorts via catalog and noticed that there were some that were described as lycra and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-02, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By neguypdx

I was an SPD user for a few years, but there was...

I was an SPD user for a few years, but there was always a twinge in my right knee so decided to switch and bought Time. I love 'em. There is enough float there for me, and my knee no longer hurts...
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