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08-07-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Korina

::whistles:: Dang, that is clean!

::whistles:: Dang, that is clean!
08-07-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 457
Posted By Korina

That's one of the reasons we're going with the...

That's one of the reasons we're going with the Hollywood platform rack.
08-06-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,287
Posted By Korina

This happened to an older rider here about 10...

This happened to an older rider here about 10 years ago; she was riding along, then dipstick driver leaned over to look for something and then kicked his door open. Yes she was wearing a foam hat,...
08-06-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,273
Posted By Korina

Happy.

Happy.
08-06-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 457
Posted By Korina

Thanks, all, you're awesome.

Thanks, all, you're awesome.
08-06-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,896
Posted By Korina

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-06-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 2,377,842
Posted By Korina

Yikes! Have you tried going with a (much) shorter...

Yikes! Have you tried going with a (much) shorter stem? Maybe a rando bar with a decent amount of rise and shallow drops?
08-05-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 457
Posted By Korina

Thanks guys, it looks like we're going with the...

Thanks guys, it looks like we're going with the Hollywood.
08-05-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 457
Posted By Korina

The one we're looking at is 1 1/4". It's just me...

The one we're looking at is 1 1/4". It's just me and the husbeast, so we'll only carry two bikes max.
08-05-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 457
Posted By Korina

Which Hitch Rack??

We just bought a new (to us) car; a 2000 Toyota Echo two door, and it can take a hitch! We've narrowed our options to this Yakima 2 bike rack...
Forum: Commuting
08-04-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,947
Posted By Korina

Sauternes , how's the bike looking? Have all your...

Sauternes , how's the bike looking? Have all your parts arrived yet? Pics?
Forum: Commuting
08-04-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,439
Posted By Korina

Couch sitter. In the Before Times, clerical; I...

Couch sitter. In the Before Times, clerical; I was secretary to a small company that provides day services to adults with developmental disabilities, on paid leave since March. Management is...
08-04-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,195
Posted By Korina

Until I win the lottery, here are my Drop The...

Until I win the lottery, here are my Drop The Hammer (on my toes) tires on my perpetually unfinished Princess.

...
08-04-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,195
Posted By Korina

Nice. RTPs are my aspirational tires; someday,...

Nice. RTPs are my aspirational tires; someday, when I win the lottery.
08-04-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 57,465
Views: 8,346,996
Posted By Korina

Looks to be a late '80s Trek 510...

Looks to be a late '80s Trek 510 (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/cutten-vintage-trek-022-single-speed/7166009982.html). Overpriced, but pretty.Vintage trek 022 single speed road bike - $300...
08-04-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 2,377,842
Posted By Korina

Probably geometry. Old mtbs have stupid long top...

Probably geometry. Old mtbs have stupid long top tubes, add drop bars on top of that, and you're riding face down, folded in half. Mine has a short stem and swept bar to compensate.
08-03-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7,370
Views: 1,890,916
Posted By Korina

I'll say! Those are some wild bars, and how many...

I'll say! Those are some wild bars, and how many pizzas can you fit on that rack??
08-02-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,565
Posted By Korina

I've never used CO2, just a mini pump and patch...

I've never used CO2, just a mini pump and patch kit. It takes time to fill the tire, but I'm not usually in that much of a hurry, and the upper body workout is welcome. :thumb:
08-02-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,109
Posted By Korina

All I know is, burning lungs are building...

All I know is, burning lungs are building capacity. I remember the first time in the bathtub I sank under the water and waited for my lungs to complain. And waited, and waited...
07-31-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7,370
Views: 1,890,916
Posted By Korina

Specialized only had U-brakes '87 and '88. HTH.

Specialized only had U-brakes '87 and '88. HTH.
07-23-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,426
Posted By Korina

Pretty, pretty bikes. If we're going that far...

Pretty, pretty bikes. If we're going that far south, there's Fitz Cycles (http://www.fitzcyclez.com/) in Santa Rosa (heard of him from Henrywildeberry). Check out this 26" commuter! ::swoons::

...
07-23-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,426
Posted By Korina

When I search Google for "custom bicycles", the...

When I search Google for "custom bicycles", the three nearest listings are Bicycle Designer (https://www.bicycledesigner.com/)in Redding, 150+ miles across the Trinity Alps, DeSalvo Custom Cycles...
07-23-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,426
Posted By Korina

Yup, that"s about it. I already have a nearly...

Yup, that"s about it. I already have a nearly perfect bike, just not quite.
07-23-20, 01:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,426
Posted By Korina

If I were ever to get a custom bike, and I never...

If I were ever to get a custom bike, and I never will because all the $$$$$$, it would be a light-ish weight all-road comfy bike built around 26" wheels. Basically a lighter version of my Princess,...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,393
Posted By Korina

I always feel like an idiot wearing an aero,...

I always feel like an idiot wearing an aero, racing-style helmet, the only style really available around here (because don't all cyclists want to be racers?). My riding is the opposite; #partypace...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 162,597
Posted By Korina

You guys find money and tools, I find concrete...

You guys find money and tools, I find concrete barriers. CalTrans is "improving" the "safety" corridor, which includes putting concrete barriers on the shoulder about three feet from the fog line,...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By Korina

Wow, talk about value added; they're gorgeous!

Wow, talk about value added; they're gorgeous!
07-21-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 674
Posted By Korina

My employer is a small non-profit, so nope. I do...

My employer is a small non-profit, so nope. I do get to park my bike in the building, so there's that. Keeping my blood sugar down to a dull roar is my incentive. Or was. We're all on paid leave for...
07-21-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Korina

Yeah, I hang out there too much; think I'm...

Yeah, I hang out there too much; think I'm turning into a retrogrouch. :D
07-20-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 580
Posted By Korina

I also vote for the Dew. Will you be getting this...

I also vote for the Dew. Will you be getting this from a bike shop, or on-line? If LBS, test ride it. If it feels good, buy it. If on-line, have you contacted Kona to ask their opinion? Can't think...
07-20-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Korina

Some interesting articles. Share yours!

Here's one about stopping crashes before they happen (https://usa.streetsblog.org/2020/07/15/want-to-stop-car-crashes-study-the-near-misses/#new_tab).

Another about new bike riders...
07-19-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Korina

As long as you're comfortable in the saddle, ride...

As long as you're comfortable in the saddle, ride the bike and eventually you'll have more room.
07-19-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,300
Posted By Korina

Cool.

Cool.
07-18-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Korina

Sweet bike! It probably just needs cleaning and...

Sweet bike! It probably just needs cleaning and fresh lube.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Korina

This may or may not help, but here are some...

This may or may not help, but here are some routes from Jersey City to Newark...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,947
Posted By Korina

I've heard Gorilla tape is popular.

I've heard Gorilla tape is popular.
07-17-20, 10:13 PM
07-16-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19,375
Views: 3,165,543
Posted By Korina

It's no mullet, but the price is funny. I'm half...

It's no mullet, but the price is funny. I'm half tempted to contact the seller and edumucate them. Then again, who am I to stand in the way of commerce?Vintage specialized stump jumper road/racing...
07-16-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19,375
Views: 3,165,543
Posted By Korina

It's a mullet bike; business in the front, party...

It's a mullet bike; business in the front, party in the back! :D
07-16-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,300
Posted By Korina

Pardon me for the temporary tangent (my...

Pardon me for the temporary tangent (my experience was with mild hypothermia on a cool day); Trevtassie , I'm really curious about that 26" off road tourer you listed in your bikes -- what is it?
07-15-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,756
Posted By Korina

I was walking under a power pole once and got...

I was walking under a power pole once and got nailed on the shoulder from the crow at the top. It knew exactly what it was doing; I always said, crows have a frat boy sense of humor. (Freaking...
07-15-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By Korina

Ten posts and you can show us all your pics. So,...

Ten posts and you can show us all your pics. So, how's it going? :)
07-15-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 584
Posted By Korina

tricky , okay, seat stays; it really is difficult...

tricky , okay, seat stays; it really is difficult to tell. You think the tubes are okay? It looks like a fair amount of metal was removed by the idiot with the power tool.
07-14-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 584
Posted By Korina

Dude, did you see what the PO did to the...

Dude, did you see what the PO did to the chainstays??
07-12-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By Korina

Cool use for a dead crank

Just some quarantine fun.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4cuo4RuFxU
07-12-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13,986
Views: 2,997,523
Posted By Korina

Pics? However gruesome, I wanna see! :)

Pics? However gruesome, I wanna see! :)
07-12-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 99,495
Posted By Korina

orloved , you're just three posts away from pics!...

orloved , you're just three posts away from pics!

So, how's your day going? ;)
07-12-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,370
Views: 1,890,916
Posted By Korina

I like my Kenda Small Block 8's. Knobby without...

I like my Kenda Small Block 8's. Knobby without being too aggressive.
07-12-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,199
Posted By Korina

I'm 5'4" and my main (squeeze) bike is an 18"...

I'm 5'4" and my main (squeeze) bike is an 18" vintage Specialized RockHopper. I love the 26" wheels to tiny bits. There's over an inch between me and the top tube, so standover is fine, but dang that...
07-12-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,756
Posted By Korina

I dunno, that lizard looks pretty stable; it...

I dunno, that lizard looks pretty stable; it don't get more stable than dead.
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