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Forum: Touring
09-15-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By pdxsforider

Vancouver, BC to Portland Oregon - SUCCESS

I rode from West Vancouver to Portland, Oregon, well to Tigard, OR to be exact. I really appreciated all the advice and information provided on this forum so I wanted to share my experience with...
Forum: Touring
03-22-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By pdxsforider

Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR recommendation

I rode from PDX to San Fran last year, had a blast so this year I am planning Vancouver to Portland. The book" Bicycling the Pacific Coast " has two options an inland route and peninsula route. The...
12-07-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pdxsforider

Frame mounted Bike pump recommendation

Any recommendations for a frame mounted bike pump? I do not want to go the CO2 route. The issue I have is that you cannot seem to get enough air into the tires with these small hand pumps. Can...
Forum: Touring
12-07-18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,894
Posted By pdxsforider

Help ODOT make a better Oregon Coast Bike Route.

A friend of mine works for ODOT and passed this on to me:
Oregon Coast Bike Route (http://openhouse.oregondot.org/oregon-coast-bike-route)

Great way for us to help make the OCBR safer and more...
10-11-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,443
Posted By pdxsforider

Funny you ask, why do I see more banana peels...

Funny you ask, why do I see more banana peels on the side of the rode vs apple cores? Are bananas more popular than apples?? Maybe but my 2 cents, apples cores get eaten by deer no one eats banana...
10-11-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,443
Posted By pdxsforider

Thanks all. I have never rotated my tires, I...

Thanks all. I have never rotated my tires, I typically get new tires once a year after riding about 2K-3K. I asked because on recent ride from PDX-> SFO I met a guy at one of the bike camps that...
10-11-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,443
Posted By pdxsforider

Rotate tires

Do you rotate your tires? If so how often?
Forum: Touring
09-27-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By pdxsforider

Portland to San Francisco- Success!

I rode from Cape Lookout to San Francisco, well to Danville, CA to be exact. I really appreciated all the advice and information provided on this forum so I wanted to share my experience with others,...
Forum: Touring
08-14-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By pdxsforider

Thanks all very helpful. Not sure why...

Thanks all very helpful. Not sure why Portlander's refer to Portland as PDX but yeah we do :-) I had been told HWY 6 had no shoulder, but clearly that is wrong. I can deal with traffic, but traffic...
Forum: Touring
08-14-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By pdxsforider

PDX to SFO

I am riding PDX to SFO starting on Sept 3. The only thing I have not sorted out yet is whether to ride to the coast or get a ride. I live in Tigard, OR and will start the coast portion in Tillamook....
Forum: Touring
11-24-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By pdxsforider

PDX->SFO best time to ride

I bought a touring bike, REI Safari about 10 years ago with this trip as my goal, but life got in the way and I never did it. This year I had planned on doing this ride in September but had a...
Forum: Touring
10-12-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By pdxsforider

Thanks all for input. Very helpful, given all the...

Thanks all for input. Very helpful, given all the factors I am going to postpone this adventure till May/June. I want to enjoy the ride and between the smoke from the fires, rain and wind it sounds...
Forum: Touring
10-10-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By pdxsforider

Thanks I was planning on primarily camping, with...

Thanks I was planning on primarily camping, with one or two nights in a motel. My target is is East Bay as friend lives in Danville.
Forum: Touring
10-09-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By pdxsforider

Thanks for the info. I will have to do a little...

Thanks for the info. I will have to do a little research on an interior route.
Forum: Touring
10-09-17, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By pdxsforider

Fantastic and congrats! I am 55 so I want to take...

Fantastic and congrats! I am 55 so I want to take advantage of opportunities when I can. As they say you regret what you did not do, more than what you did. You have inspired me, as long as the...
Forum: Touring
10-08-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By pdxsforider

Portland to San Francisco in late Oct/Nov

I have been wanting to ride to SF from PDX for sometime and I have free time this month, yes I have been training. I am concerned about the weather. I can handle the occasional down pour but do not...
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