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05-05-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,426
Posted By PDXCarless

1) We get the bulk of our groceries through a...

1) We get the bulk of our groceries through a delivery service (Imperfect Foods) but we lived for years without a car just getting what we needed a bit at a time on our bikes or walking. My wife and...
03-09-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By PDXCarless

I've decided to just run some perpendicular lines...

I've decided to just run some perpendicular lines of bailing wire to create a basket.
Forum: Commuting
03-09-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By PDXCarless

I finished it up, this weekend. See pics here: ...

I finished it up, this weekend. See pics here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1195443-weekend-functional-art-project-copper-basket-rack.html
03-09-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By PDXCarless

Weekend functional art project, copper basket/rack

I couldn't find a good front rack that didn't get in the way of my dynamo-powered headlight (connecting to the upper fork and handlebars instead of to the fender bracket), so I made one from leftover...
02-24-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,319
Posted By PDXCarless

Yeah, this is a good tip. I would also add...

Yeah, this is a good tip. I would also add mounting a good strong headlight on your helmet so you can direct it at a driver that doesn't seem to want to look in your direction.
02-24-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,319
Posted By PDXCarless

- If they do live in an area where buses have...

- If they do live in an area where buses have bike racks, planning their bike routes near those bus routes means they have a backup plan when they get a flat.
- weather is overrated. Having messy...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By PDXCarless

I considered this rack but have decided there's...

I considered this rack but have decided there's not enough info on it. I'm building my own out of leftover copper pipe and fittings. It won't be quite as big but will include the u-lock holder and...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By PDXCarless

I'm going through the same thing at the moment....

I'm going through the same thing at the moment. My rear wheel has a valuable internal hub and my front wheel has a dynamo. I asked my bike mechanic and he said he can get the Pinheads and Pitlocks...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By PDXCarless

DIY, budget-friendly panniers

I thought I'd share a budget DIY project. Over the weekend, I put together some permanent bucket panniers. I don't want removable panniers because I would never take them with me unless I knew I...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,175
Posted By PDXCarless

Priority Continuum Onyx - Review

There don't seem to be a lot of these around so I thought I would contribute a review and add to it over time as the "new" wears off. I've had this bike for less than a week and have put about 50...
02-03-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,426
Posted By PDXCarless

My wife and I are carless. We moved back and...

My wife and I are carless. We moved back and forth between Portland and London multiple times and just got tired of buying/selling cars. We were already biking just about everywhere but had one car...
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