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Forum: Introductions
08-25-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By Jewel

Hi from Bend, OR

Last time I visited was in November 2016!! Can't believe it. Have thought about this forum a lot and have been off and on my bike since then. Went through some hard personal times and really felt...
01-18-14, 11:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jewel

It's not that I wouldn't want them to wear the...

It's not that I wouldn't want them to wear the vests... I just didn't think of it (guess I was tired). Am definitely in the process of checking out the various recommendations and seeing what my...
01-17-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Jewel

My kids have all been raised in the bicycling...

My kids have all been raised in the bicycling realm (first started in trailers, then onto trail-a-bikes --except my now 15 yo & 19 yo girls (they didn't have those at the time, so they went from...
01-17-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Jewel

How scary, frustrating and arrogant. I'm sorry...

How scary, frustrating and arrogant. I'm sorry that happened. Sometimes I really can't understand the mentality of others. These are LIVES, people... but I know I'm preaching to the choir. I'm...
01-17-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jewel

:lol: we DO have a lot of sagebrush, but also...

:lol: we DO have a lot of sagebrush, but also mountains, lakes, etc :) "Central Oregon" encompasses mostly LaPine, Sisters, Bend & Redmond-- all within ~30 mi distance from each other, so doable for...
01-16-14, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Jewel

Poll: Where do your kids bicycle?

I am curious when you bicycle in town/city with your independent-riding young children (5 yo+) , do you have them:

A. Go in front of your bicycle (so you can easily see/guide them)

B. Go behind...
01-16-14, 01:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jewel

Yes, yes, sadly, this is very true. I almost got...

Yes, yes, sadly, this is very true. I almost got right hooked the other day (even while wearing my bright green/yellow jacket) after I had dropped off my son. There's a particularly nasty "T"...
01-16-14, 12:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jewel

Yes, I must check thrift shops... don't know why...

Yes, I must check thrift shops... don't know why I didn't think of this. Thanks!
01-15-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jewel

Impressive! Wow. Great idea! Thanks

Impressive! Wow. Great idea! Thanks
01-14-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jewel

What store in your town has the overstock? I'm...

What store in your town has the overstock? I'm in Central Oregon
01-14-14, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jewel

THIS was so funny! Thanks for the chuckle. ...

THIS was so funny! Thanks for the chuckle. We'll have to see if the boys will follow suit... guess when I go to Harbor Freight, I better bring them with me.
01-14-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jewel

Like this idea --LOVE the price :thumb: Will...

Like this idea --LOVE the price :thumb: Will check it out today!

Also, I'm not carrying either of the boys --they want to ride independently, of course :)
01-14-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jewel

Low cost/High Viz?

My boys (11 & 7) are growing at a tremendous speed :lol: and I'm wanting to get them some cycling clothes that'll make them more visible now that I'm taking them, by bicycle, to school. Our income...
01-08-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,370
Posted By Jewel

Thank you, Powell. I appreciate it.

Thank you, Powell. I appreciate it.
01-08-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,370
Posted By Jewel

Very good advice. Thank you! I didn't know...

Very good advice. Thank you! I didn't know about the regen brakes and I definitely know that my brakes are not set up for that as I've wanted more braking power (even have a posting on BF,...
01-07-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,370
Posted By Jewel

hmm, not sure how to take this posting as it...

hmm, not sure how to take this posting as it appears & sounds harsh.

I did not receive a manual for either my bicycle nor the battery when I purchased them. The shop said they didn't have them...
01-07-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,370
Posted By Jewel

I'm not a techie person at all, so I hope I'm...

I'm not a techie person at all, so I hope I'm answering your question all right: my braking system is a simple caliper one (not tied into the e-system, that I know of). However, to what 350htrr was...
01-07-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,370
Posted By Jewel

Update II: I've put about 40 miles on my bike...

Update II: I've put about 40 miles on my bike since picking it up and it's like having a new bike. The BionX computer works beautifully. Oddly enough, the buttons on the console must've initially...
01-02-14, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By Jewel

Oh my gosh, Thank YOU so much for posting this. ...

Oh my gosh, Thank YOU so much for posting this. I got the chills just watching the trailer. This looks like an excellent film with a good message. Oh and the scenery... everything about this...
Forum: Introductions
01-02-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Jewel

Very excited for you and your daughter! Wishing...

Very excited for you and your daughter! Wishing you many memory-filled fun rides together. I think it's very symbolic for you and your daughter to start your adventures together.

I say bundle...
12-26-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Jewel

My husband & I went for a wonderful 40 degrees...

My husband & I went for a wonderful 40 degrees day ride around town and to the park where we watched ducks slipping around on the iced-over river. So few cars --LOVED it!
12-21-13, 12:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,370
Posted By Jewel

**Update** I thought some of you may be...

**Update** I thought some of you may be interested in hearing the outcome of the BionX issues (& maybe this will help somebody else, as well)

At first the mechanic didn't experience any of the...
Forum: Foo
12-16-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,181
Posted By Jewel

For sanitizing the interior (& not have that...

For sanitizing the interior (& not have that "musty" odor), the bleach itself will help. I only add the "hot" cycle as an added measure. You could probably achieve the same results of that "added...
12-15-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,569
Posted By Jewel

I have this one: ...

I have this one: https://www.ridepdw.com/goods/cargo/the-bird-cage
12-14-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,252
Posted By Jewel

Tsl, where did you get those cubbies with the...

Tsl, where did you get those cubbies with the coat hooks along with the seat cubbies... I have been looking for something similar to these. Thanks!
Forum: Foo
12-14-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,181
Posted By Jewel

I have a front loading HE washer by LG and LOVE...

I have a front loading HE washer by LG and LOVE it! I love doing laundry and enjoy using a clothesline whenever possible (outdoors, if sunny/warm or similar to the ones that have been linked in this...
12-11-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,370
Posted By Jewel

Yes, I agree. The system's expensive enough. ...

Yes, I agree. The system's expensive enough. With the temps as low/cold as they've been here in Oregon, I haven't been riding (too dangerous in a car, let alone on a bike with all the ice and cars...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,703
Posted By Jewel

I'm sorry to hear that. I've been following your...

I'm sorry to hear that. I've been following your journey and so I'm sad to hear about the changes. I would try to do all your non-school related errands by bike on the weekend in the town your...
11-29-13, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Jewel

Thank you, No1mad. I don't know how I missed it....

Thank you, No1mad. I don't know how I missed it. Must be my old eyes :). Thank you!
11-29-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Jewel

Adding a "Title" to name

(Sorry if this has been asked... couldn't figure out what to put in the search engine under this thread)

How and where can we add the extra title or name that is just above the avatar, below your...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,834
Posted By Jewel

Panniers- Left or Right

Curious for those who use only one pannier, which side do you keep your pannier on? Left (traffic-side) or Right (curbside).

I've heard the arguments regarding advantages/disadvantages of left...
11-29-13, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,370
Posted By Jewel

BionX problems

I'm starting to think I'm having problems with my e-assist, BionX and wondered if others have and what did you do to fix it. Whenever I go over speed bumps or my bike hits a gutter or uneven...
Forum: Northeast
11-29-13, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,222
Posted By Jewel

I'm in charge of all the cooking, so I got some...

I'm in charge of all the cooking, so I got some of it done on Wednesday. Got up early Thursday morning & started the bread dough rising, made a coffee cake for brunch, and finished most of the side...
11-24-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,802
Posted By Jewel

I just got a Abus ring lock!! Thanks for all the...

I just got a Abus ring lock!! Thanks for all the advice on lube... I will look into both the graphite stuff and the silicon stuff --will most likely print out this info (otherwise I will forget the...
11-23-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,802
Posted By Jewel

I'm sorry to hear that your son's bike stolen. ...

I'm sorry to hear that your son's bike stolen. It's frustrating to have to ugly-up a bicycle to deter a thief. Maybe it's a girl thing, but I love making my bike pretty... I've been a driver as...
11-20-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,802
Posted By Jewel

Okay, so a side question... should...

Okay, so a side question... should U-locks/padlocks be oiled? I have one that kind of sticks and never thought about needing to oil a lock. If so, how often and what kind of oil would you...
11-19-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,802
Posted By Jewel

Yikes! Oh my, is that common to happen?

Yikes! Oh my, is that common to happen?
11-18-13, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jewel

I had my surgery at the end of August. P/T...

I had my surgery at the end of August. P/T started the morning after the surgery. It's been 3 long months (@ 2-3x/wk) and still don't have full range of motion with my shoulder. And I still don't...
11-18-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,802
Posted By Jewel

Aaron, I was actually considering adding a ring...

Aaron, I was actually considering adding a ring lock to my wheel (I have a U-lock & a cable --though I want to beef up the cable, but not to the extent of a 40 lb one that Van Tiki mentions 'cause...
11-17-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,802
Posted By Jewel

I am really sorry, Turbo. Your posting made me...

I am really sorry, Turbo. Your posting made me very sad. I'm glad to hear that you have locking cargo boxes that you can lock your groceries & other items in, though.

It doesn't make sense to me...
11-12-13, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,802
Posted By Jewel

I agree, Nightshade. Emotionally, I get too...

I agree, Nightshade. Emotionally, I get too attached to my bike and so the thought of it being stolen and ridden away, bothers me a lot. It's more than just the sticker price value of the bike, if...
11-11-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,802
Posted By Jewel

Locking a Utility Bike

Do you use a different lock for your utility bike than your regular bike? I'm asking because my Boda-Boda is much more of an expensive bike than my other, and I'm wondering if I should get a beefier...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,351
Posted By Jewel

I'm sorry. It wasn't meant as sarcastic or...

I'm sorry. It wasn't meant as sarcastic or condescending. Sometimes tone is hard to get in written replies. I figured you were asking an innocent question & I wanted to help. I'm sorry it came...
10-23-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Jewel

Cranksgiving

Was wondering if anyone has participated in this event before? Here's a link (http://cranksgiving.org/) It's a charitable event to bicycle to a variety of grocery stores, buy and carry...
10-23-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Jewel

Tom explained it here...

Tom explained it here (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/870131-Clarification-on-New-Sig-Rules-In-effect-since-1-15-2013) on the Forum Suggestions board, under "Clarification of New Sig...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,351
Posted By Jewel

See this post...

See this post (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/400122-TWO-quotos-in-ONE-reply-How?highlight=multiple+quotes) to do multiple quotes (you can find other how to's in on the main forums page, if...
10-22-13, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Jewel

Jules, I'm sorry for your loss. I don't usually...

Jules, I'm sorry for your loss. I don't usually frequent this sub-board, but the thread topic caught my eye. You could get a "Pen Touch" pen (http://www.sakuraofamerica.com/Marker-metallic-paint)...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,351
Posted By Jewel

Hey Papa Tom, Is this the light? ...

Hey Papa Tom, Is this the light? http://www.webbikeworld.com/flashlight/gordon-led-flashlight/ Also, what would you recommend for attaching it to the handlebars (I know you had your old mount, but...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-13, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,862
Posted By Jewel

Nice ride! I'm so happy for you!

Nice ride! I'm so happy for you!
10-18-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Jewel

No, I'm not referring to campus registration. I...

No, I'm not referring to campus registration. I was curious about a national bike registry such as: http://stolenbicycleregistry.com/index.php or locally, through the police dept or ??? that sort...
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