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Posted By Korina

Okay, so I bought it. $100. It's an '89, possibly...

Okay, so I bought it. $100. It's an '89, possibly the only year Specialized made a Hardrock Comp. I'll probably put too much money into it, but it's a nice bike, and the seller was the original...
12-04-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,863
Posted By Korina

That's why I'm leaning towards having the powder...

That's why I'm leaning towards having the powder coater doing that. They have the facilities and the state regs do deal with it.
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By Korina

Thanks katsup. TBH I don't think I even want to...

Thanks katsup. TBH I don't think I even want to keep the bike; I have plenty of steel, and no space. But that poor thing's been sitting on CL for weeks, and I know it would take very little to turn...
12-04-19, 11:55 AM
12-04-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,863
Posted By Korina

And the paint. You'll wash away the paint too. I...

And the paint. You'll wash away the paint too. I live next to Humboldt Bay, so I know exactly where "away" is.
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By Korina

Specialized Hardrock Comp

I'm looking at this bike (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/eureka-specialized-hardrock-mountain/7020904297.html) tomorrow, and I need to have some idea of what I should be paying. It's been kept...
12-03-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,117
Posted By Korina

You canít see my eyeroll, but itís there.

You canít see my eyeroll, but itís there.
12-02-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By Korina

If it's really stuck and you don't care about the...

If it's really stuck and you don't care about the seat post.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-YpmDx86d0
Forum: Commuting
12-02-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 133,487
Posted By Korina

:roflmao2:Entirely possible.

:roflmao2:Entirely possible.
Forum: Commuting
12-02-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 333
Posted By Korina

:love:

:love:
Forum: Commuting
12-02-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 133,487
Posted By Korina

Today I found a pocket of warm air. Riding along...

Today I found a pocket of warm air. Riding along next to the bay in the pre-dawn; chilly, chilly, chilly, warm, warm, chilly, chilly, chilly. Weird. The landscape was exactly the same, except for...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By Korina

Definitely not fighting trousers, they're not...

Definitely not fighting trousers, they're not waterproof. At least, I don't think so. :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iRTB-FTMdk
Forum: Commuting
11-30-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,485
Posted By Korina

My frame is steel, my rims are aluminum. They...

My frame is steel, my rims are aluminum. They just never set the sensitivity properly. I should contact public works again.
Forum: Commuting
11-28-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,485
Posted By Korina

bpcyclist, I'm all too familiar. There's an...

bpcyclist, I'm all too familiar. There's an intersection near work that doesn't register bikes at all, not even steel. I contacted public works a couple of years ago, but they never adjusted it.
...
11-27-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By Korina

Um. Sorry. Edited the original post.

Um. Sorry. Edited the original post.
Forum: Commuting
11-27-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 133,487
Posted By Korina

Consider yourself lucky; I find trash and road...

Consider yourself lucky; I find trash and road kill. :cheers:
11-27-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,117
Posted By Korina

MoAlpha I could never hope to reach that level of...

MoAlpha I could never hope to reach that level of epic. I'm the one who comes up with the perfect comeback 20 minutes later. :D

ETA: Usually all over myself.
11-27-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,117
Posted By Korina

Being middle-aged and dumpy helps; I look like...

Being middle-aged and dumpy helps; I look like their mom. Also, don't bark back, pee on their cars. That'll show 'em. :lol:
11-26-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By Korina

Specialized RockCombo?!?

At about 3 minutes. Make sure to read the first comment. Sahweeet!

ETA: Ermagerd! So sorry, I slipped a cog. :o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lC74ySuxE-E
11-26-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,539
Posted By Korina

I don't ride a commuting bike either. My commuter...

I don't ride a commuting bike either. My commuter is a converted classic steel mountain bike, which I love to tiny bits; it's my heart bike, and the only thing that would improve it would be -- um,...
11-26-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By Korina

I recommend Trek Multitrack, 930 and above. They...

I recommend Trek Multitrack, 930 and above. They make great road, touring, and commuter bikes. :thumb:
11-26-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,117
Posted By Korina

So it seems there may be an advantage to being a...

So it seems there may be an advantage to being a woman on a bike. I've never had anything thrown at me, but once some young guy in a car shrieked at the top of his lungs while passing me. I managed...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,485
Posted By Korina

Have you told your city's public works department...

Have you told your city's public works department about the issues? Stoplight sensors are actually inducers(?) geared towards detecting metal; try leaning your bike over a bit when you stop. If that...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 133,487
Posted By Korina

Cool! Shimagnolo, do you take requests? :D

Cool! Shimagnolo, do you take requests? :D
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,485
Posted By Korina

There's a 4-way stop sign on my morning ride...

There's a 4-way stop sign on my morning ride that's 90% traffic-free at 6:55 a.m. I "slow" through (not that I'm going that fast to begin with) with my head on a swivel and my hands on my brakes. So...
11-22-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By Korina

I believe proper fender alignment involves a...

I believe proper fender alignment involves a rubber mallet. :D

It's starting to look good. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
11-21-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 11,189
Posted By Korina

Falkon, those are nice-looking bikes; it sounds...

Falkon, those are nice-looking bikes; it sounds like one of those would fit the bill for you. Hills, man, they're merciless.

If I'm very lucky and keep riding, I hope I won't need an e-bike for...
11-18-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 53,128
Views: 7,295,069
Posted By Korina

I feel ya. I have a co-worker who's a 6'6", thin,...

I feel ya. I have a co-worker who's a 6'6", thin, redhead. He doesn't appreciate being compared to a fireplace matchstick, however apt.

I'm 5'4", riding an 18" mtn. bike, so most people are tall...
11-18-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 53,128
Views: 7,295,069
Posted By Korina

Hah! Good on him; I hope they find good homes,...

Hah! Good on him; I hope they find good homes, they look like they're in pretty good shape.
11-18-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 53,128
Views: 7,295,069
Posted By Korina

Some very tall dude is selling some good steel...

Some very tall dude is selling some good steel (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/search/bia?postal=95570) at ridiculous premium prices, including both a 1983 and a 1984 Centurion Turbo.
11-18-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,532
Posted By Korina

Hunh. There's a Skyline Dr. in Eureka, Ca. I did...

Hunh. There's a Skyline Dr. in Eureka, Ca. I did not know that. It's just a little loop off of Humboldt Hill Rd. and nothing spectacular. Now Fickle Hill Rd., that's the kind of road you guys are...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 11,189
Posted By Korina

I know at some point I'll need one, but for now I...

I know at some point I'll need one, but for now I like my classic steel street steed. Hopefully conversion kits will be better by the time I need it, so I won't have to switch bikes. Now, an e-cargo...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 133,487
Posted By Korina

Eeeek! :p This morning, for the first time...

Eeeek! :p

This morning, for the first time in nearly two weeks, I didn't find fog* on the highway, so I rode to work. It was nice.



*I barely trust cagers to drive in a straight line on a...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 133,487
Posted By Korina

I saw a dead bat once; tiny little thing.

I saw a dead bat once; tiny little thing.
Forum: Commuting
11-12-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,996
Posted By Korina

I have a song for when birds (mostly sparrows)...

I have a song for when birds (mostly sparrows) are all over the trail early in the morning. "Good morning little birdlies, good morning to youuu. Good morning little birdlies, good morning to...
11-09-19, 06:58 PM
11-08-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,286
Posted By Korina

Please; CL anywhere that isn't here has amazing...

Please; CL anywhere that isn't here has amazing bikes. We get Huffys and high-end mt. and road bikes; mostly Huffys.
11-08-19, 08:50 PM
11-08-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By Korina

And more! ...

And more!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEDra8YR8-s
11-08-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 12,433
Posted By Korina

Jeremy Brett was no rock star, but he sang well...

Jeremy Brett was no rock star, but he sang well in My Fair Lady.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1068x1390/sherlock_on_a_bike_f4b800ab3f4957d3b389a5d682d1cb616c4533c9.jpg
11-07-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,161
Posted By Korina

Fair enough; I really don't know anything about...

Fair enough; I really don't know anything about hunting. Good to know.
11-06-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,543
Posted By Korina

Have you considered donating your light...

Have you considered donating your light collection to your local bike library? I'm sure they could use them.
11-05-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By Korina

Pretty things at the Philly Bike Expo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDf8MZfvIYY
Forum: Commuting
11-05-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Korina

Park-It has a two bike rack...

Park-It has a two bike rack (https://www.parkitbikeracks.com/park-it-2-bike-racks) that can be buried in concrete.
...
11-05-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By Korina

Subscribed. I have a '94 750 in somewhat rough...

Subscribed. I have a '94 750 in somewhat rough shape, and I'll need some new components after the re-paint/powdercoat/spray.bike. Oh, and rust treatment.
11-05-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By Korina

Seriously, did you buy it? That's a pretty,...

Seriously, did you buy it? That's a pretty, pretty bike, even if it's a foot and a half too tall for me.
11-05-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 167,130
Posted By Korina

My 15-year-old Harry. Also, the Great Harry...

My 15-year-old Harry. Also, the Great Harry Beast, and most often, Butthead. I've had him since he was a wee six-week-old kitten I could hold in one hand. His eyes used to be so pale; white-green in...
10-31-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,178
Posted By Korina

Vintage Trek (http://vintage-trek.com/) will have...

Vintage Trek (http://vintage-trek.com/) will have your info. You can look through the catalogs or find it by serial number.
10-31-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,161
Posted By Korina

Problem is, we're terrible predators. We don't go...

Problem is, we're terrible predators. We don't go for the old, sick, and weak, thus strengthening the herd; we go for the young and strong.
10-29-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 78,766
Posted By Korina

Did you buy it yet? :love:

Did you buy it yet? :love:
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