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07-12-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
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: 13,961
Views: 2,976,445
Posted By Korina

Pics? However gruesome, I wanna see! :)

Pics? However gruesome, I wanna see! :)
07-12-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 97,244
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: 7,250
Views: 1,854,281
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: 47
Views: 1,727
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: 32
Views: 729
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.
07-12-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 729
Posted By Korina

The advantage of riding at a #partypace...

The advantage of riding at a #partypace (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=partypace) is that I've never run over anything. Well, there was that odd morning, before...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Korina

Cool. Make sure and give us a review once you've...

Cool. Make sure and give us a review once you've ridden it. And of course pics, lots of pics. :)
Forum: Commuting
07-11-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 894
Posted By Korina

Wow, they don't have puddles or mud in Italy?...

Wow, they don't have puddles or mud in Italy? Lucky you! <--- A bit of gentle sarcasm, as I leave fenders on mine year 'round; from the random gravel pinging under the fenders, they've saved my...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,469
Posted By Korina

Weirdly, mine was comfortable right out of the...

Weirdly, mine was comfortable right out of the box. I'm fairly upright on my Princess with V-O Porteur bars. (Any excuse for a pic, amirite?)
...
07-10-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 633
Posted By Korina

OP isn't kidding. Wow. ...

OP isn't kidding. Wow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgQc2bBRuzg
Forum: Commuting
07-10-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Korina

Did you find anything?

Did you find anything?
Forum: Commuting
07-09-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 894
Posted By Korina

My '92 RockHopper has room for 2.1" Maxxis DTHs...

My '92 RockHopper has room for 2.1" Maxxis DTHs and fenders. They're fast, supple, and grippy (judging by the gravel pinging inside my fenders).
Forum: Commuting
07-09-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By Korina

I called for a pick up once, 3 miles from home,...

I called for a pick up once, 3 miles from home, when a stick got intimate with my rear derailer and spokes; I didn't know a derailer could bend that way.

I can (and have) fix a flat and lube my...
07-08-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Korina

That's probably why most folks use small zip ties.

That's probably why most folks use small zip ties.
07-07-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Korina

They're cable clips, for holding them against the...

They're cable clips, for holding them against the frame, usually on newer bikes.
07-06-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 112,988
Posted By Korina

Nice bike, and I love your stand! :D

Nice bike, and I love your stand! :D
07-05-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By Korina

That is a very happy bike rider. Smiles all...

That is a very happy bike rider. Smiles all around! :)
07-04-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,478
Posted By Korina

They look good; I should get pics of my DTH's....

They look good; I should get pics of my DTH's. They do ride plush, don't they?
07-02-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,718
Posted By Korina

Try taking them down to 40 and see how they ride....

Try taking them down to 40 and see how they ride. If you don't bottom out, you can try going down some more until you find the sweet spot.
07-01-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,654
Posted By Korina

The beginning of my commute is through the Arcata...

The beginning of my commute is through the Arcata Marsh (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcata_Wastewater_Treatment_Plant_and_Wildlife_Sanctuary), and in the winter it's very dark. Too dark to see...
07-01-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,038
Posted By Korina

Well done; mine have all been on the side of the...

Well done; mine have all been on the side of the highway.
Forum: Commuting
07-01-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Korina

I love my big brass Velo-Orange bell...

I love my big brass Velo-Orange bell (https://velo-orange.com/collections/bells/products/brass-striker-bell); a beautiful loud chime, and it doesn't cost a lot.
06-26-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,774
Posted By Korina

Yeah, that trail is a classic example of "better...

Yeah, that trail is a classic example of "better to ask forgiveness than permission". Fortunately they did a very good job with it, making it easier to grant retroactive permits. It would be awesome...
06-26-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,095
Posted By Korina

(Psssst, this is a zombie thread, three years...

(Psssst, this is a zombie thread, three years old.)
06-26-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Korina

Kenda Small Block Eights. They're really nice;...

Kenda Small Block Eights. They're really nice; grabby without being too aggressive, and pleasantly squishy.
06-26-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Korina

I kept mine basic. Okay, that's a lie; it still...

I kept mine basic. Okay, that's a lie; it still needs rust treatment, new cables and housing, and new pedals. Still, she rides great.

...
06-22-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 434,494
Posted By Korina

'700 something'? Have you looked up the serial #...

'700 something'? Have you looked up the serial # on Vintage Trek (http://www.vintage-trek.com/)? It really is a pretty bike.
06-21-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,856
Posted By Korina

If it helps, my '92 Sport has a very subtle fade...

If it helps, my '92 Sport has a very subtle fade from slightly darker purple in the back to slightly lighter purple in the front; for the first week I thought it was just lighting.
Serial #...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By Korina

My commute is 8 miles/12.87 kilometers each way,...

My commute is 8 miles/12.87 kilometers each way, and I wear Target exercise pants with my leather B17; little friction and no wear on the pants, and my work clothes are as fresh as a daisy! :lol:...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Korina

If you're willing to go with perfectly good rim...

If you're willing to go with perfectly good rim brakes, Jamis' Coda series (https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/codaseries.html) can get you a nice steel bike in a range of prices. If I didn't already...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By Korina

Sweet bike! Obviously you have two options; take...

Sweet bike! Obviously you have two options; take it home with you, or pass it on. How much do you love it?
06-20-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Korina

Almost there!

So, how's every little thing? :D
06-20-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6,796
Views: 2,344,497
Posted By Korina

Nice bike. Stumpys are/were Specialized's racing...

Nice bike. Stumpys are/were Specialized's racing mtb., hence the light and nimble. My RockHopper is the next model down, then HardRock. All are great bikes, but Stumpys are harder to find, as they...
06-20-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,679
Posted By Korina

morgothaod , how goes it? Did you get the Jamis...

morgothaod , how goes it? Did you get the Jamis to fit? As for adjusting the saddle, remember that when you're sitting on it and the pedal is at the bottom, your knee should be not quite straight. It...
06-20-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,478
Posted By Korina

Bringing up the other part of the thread title,...

Bringing up the other part of the thread title, is anyone familiar with Bicycle Wheel Warehouse? Out of L.A., they build their own wheels at prices that won't make you faint. Here ...
06-20-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 841
Posted By Korina

I just recently put Maxxis DTH's on my 26" bike...

I just recently put Maxxis DTH's on my 26" bike and really like them. They're quiet and fast on the road, and felt secure when I swerved right and took an unpaved detour. They also didn't threaten to...
06-20-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Korina

Another place to look is ridewithgps.com. Here's...

Another place to look is ridewithgps.com. Here's a list...
06-17-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By Korina

Whoops, my mistake.

Whoops, my mistake.
06-17-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,774
Posted By Korina

shotwellian , did you see the Summit? If so, what...

shotwellian , did you see the Summit? If so, what did you think?

Anyone else?
06-17-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By Korina

Nice bike and great score; I don't know what you...

Nice bike and great score; I don't know what you paid, but it was a good deal, 'cause that bike looks super clean. Treat it well, and you can pass it on to your grandkids.

There's a whole long...
06-17-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By Korina

Nice bike and great score, you'll love it!...

Nice bike and great score, you'll love it! There's a whole long thread in the Hybrid Bikes forum, called 'Show Your Trek Multitrack!' with lots of bikes shown, in case you want some inspiration and...
06-13-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Korina

Meh. I don't particularly care for plastic forks,...

Meh. I don't particularly care for plastic forks, but then I'm not a roadie. The rest looks pretty cool.
06-13-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Korina

Nope, I haven't seen anything. Then again, I...

Nope, I haven't seen anything. Then again, I haven't logged out since 2017.
06-12-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Korina

What the others have said; don't spend a ton of...

What the others have said; don't spend a ton of money, just find something and ride it, and you'll be happier with a rigid fork. If you like, post your city and state and we'll find a bike or twelve...
06-12-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Korina

Here's a Google search...

Here's a Google search...
06-12-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Korina

Why US made? Taiwan has some terrific...

Why US made? Taiwan has some terrific manufacturers, who build for US companies. Find a company you like; Jamis, State, Detroit, Rivendell, a plethora of others, and buy from them.
06-11-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By Korina

What about the Jamis Coda? The S2...

What about the Jamis Coda? The S2 (https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/codas2_femme.html) runs $599 and it's steel, baby!

https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/assets/20_codas2_femme_radiant_teal.jpg
06-11-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 123,513
Posted By Korina

I beg to disagree; you made a gravel bike. Well...

I beg to disagree; you made a gravel bike. Well done.
06-11-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By Korina

Jamis Coda S2...

Jamis Coda S2 (https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/codas2.html). Slightly above your budget, but it'll do what you want; speed is up to you. The big plus is it's cromo steel.
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