"i switched to hard case tires last year and haven't had a flat in a long time. i also check the pressure weekly. tire liners cut my tubes more than they protected. i also stay out of the areas of the street that debris collects. they look like…"
"I'm originally from Chi. Have lived in PDX for about a year and a half.
Bike: Do some hill work on the west side. Take Vista to Montgomery to Greenwood to Council Crest. Then head north on Fairmont to Skyline. You will see some of…"
"The McMenamins empire has nice/cheap/interesting places to sleep/eat/drink: http://www.mcmenamins.com/
Plenty of hiking options and waterfalls to see if you want to get out of the city for a bit (and have a car rented):…"
"Big thumbs up for all of these, plus the classical Chinese garden, rose gardens and Jake's. Ace Hotel is cool: bonus - bikes for guests. Also, if you're a fan of Icebreaker merino wool clothing, Portland has one…"