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Forum: Commuting
12-11-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 11,690
Posted By Korina

My feet, my (analog) bike, and my bus pass take...

My feet, my (analog) bike, and my bus pass take care of about 90% of my transportation needs. Does that count?
12-11-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Korina

Bump.

Bump.
12-11-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 843
Posted By Korina

My biggest bike-related regret (so far) is the...

My biggest bike-related regret (so far) is the day I visited our bike co-op and saw an Antelope they'd stripped down to the bare frame put it in the recycle bin, they said because they didn't have...
12-11-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Korina

Sorry dude, I completely spaced. Ride With GPS...

Sorry dude, I completely spaced. Ride With GPS saves the day! Again! Here's the search...
Forum: Commuting
12-10-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By Korina

Kedosto if you like tea, check out Cup of Brown...

Kedosto if you like tea, check out Cup of Brown Joy on YT. Or Mr. B Gentleman Rhymer, if you're into hiphop at all, or even if you're not. Despite the Professor's opinion, he's pretty good.
Forum: Commuting
12-09-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 11,090,512
Posted By Korina

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Commuting
12-09-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 11,090,512
Posted By Korina

Is that squirrel on the wall alive or dead?

Is that squirrel on the wall alive or dead?
Forum: Commuting
12-09-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 134,842
Posted By Korina

:lol: :roflmao2:

:lol: :roflmao2:
12-07-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 843
Posted By Korina

Nice bike! What's wrong with twisties? My...

Nice bike!

What's wrong with twisties? My Singletrack and Multitrack have them, and they work fine; stiff enough that I won't shift accidentally, but not enough that I can't shift easily. It looks...
Forum: Commuting
12-07-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 515
Posted By Korina

Sweet!! We got a hanging rack in the staff...

Sweet!! We got a hanging rack in the staff "lounge", which was removed to install new carpeting and never returned. I didn't like it, so I'm quite happy to simply park my bike in the same space, as...
Forum: Commuting
12-07-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 134,842
Posted By Korina

Okay, Tuesday. Tuesday was a bit bizarre. I was...

Okay, Tuesday. Tuesday was a bit bizarre. I was riding on the trail through the Arcata Marsh, on my way to work (in the dark, natch, or I would have gotten pics) when I spotted broken glass on my...
Forum: Commuting
12-07-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By Korina

Nope, me neither. I've never, ever lost focus at...

Nope, me neither. I've never, ever lost focus at the wrong moment and incurred the righteous wrath of some poor schlub who was just trying to get to work. It's never happened, and I've never told my...
Replies: 8
Views: 231
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: 68
Views: 2,165
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: 231
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: 68
Views: 2,165
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: 231
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: 5,381
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: 19
Views: 619
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: 1,268
Views: 134,842
Posted By Korina

:roflmao2:Entirely possible.

:roflmao2:Entirely possible.
Forum: Commuting
12-02-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 515
Posted By Korina

:love:

:love:
Forum: Commuting
12-02-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 134,842
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: 21
Views: 930
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: 116
Views: 5,367
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: 116
Views: 5,367
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: 372
Posted By Korina

Um. Sorry. Edited the original post.

Um. Sorry. Edited the original post.
Forum: Commuting
11-27-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 134,842
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: 5,381
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: 5,381
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: 372
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: 1,644
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: 305
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: 5,381
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: 116
Views: 5,367
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: 1,268
Views: 134,842
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: 116
Views: 5,367
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: 1,428
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: 289
Views: 11,690
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: 53,226
Views: 7,333,008
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: 53,226
Views: 7,333,008
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: 53,226
Views: 7,333,008
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: 1,569
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: 289
Views: 11,690
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: 1,268
Views: 134,842
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: 1,268
Views: 134,842
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: 3,149
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: 1,362
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
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