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02-21-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 83,616
Posted By Korina

My husband is 5'11" and rides a 19" mountain...

My husband is 5'11" and rides a 19" mountain bike; you might want to re-think your sizes. Try 18" to 19.5". HTH.
02-21-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Korina

I'll send you some of our nice clear weather if...

I'll send you some of our nice clear weather if you'll send us rain; it's alarmingly dry here. :)
02-21-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Korina

Did you ever get the pedals off? It doesn't look...

Did you ever get the pedals off? It doesn't look like it.
02-20-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By Korina

Will Clauson Discusses the History of Mtn. Bikes

I would love to visit the Marin Bicycle Museum someday.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs4Vg4Fk1Z4
02-20-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,178
Posted By Korina

cocoabeachcrab , shouldn't that read "NCC1701"?...

cocoabeachcrab , shouldn't that read "NCC1701"? :D
02-20-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 129,780
Posted By Korina

I was in a hurry yesterday or I would have...

I was in a hurry yesterday or I would have grabbed a pic. It was an Ironman mountain bike, yellow/orange. I didn't know they made mtb.
02-20-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 770
Posted By Korina

:eek: :twitchy: :cry: :cry: :cry:

:eek: :twitchy: :cry: :cry: :cry:
02-18-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By Korina

Sweet! And never apologize for dirt. It shows...

Sweet! And never apologize for dirt. It shows you're riding your bike. :D
Forum: Commuting
02-18-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 559
Posted By Korina

Tell me about it. I have a 3' Kryptonite chain...

Tell me about it. I have a 3' Kryptonite chain lock that weighs 3 lbs. I admit, I've switched to a 6' cable that weighs half as much; but since it's an "old" bike (sorry, Princess) and not new...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 559
Posted By Korina

Muirwoodian , out of curiosity, what's the plan...

Muirwoodian , out of curiosity, what's the plan if there isn't a rack handy that the lock will fit around?
Forum: Commuting
02-17-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Korina

Nope; paid holiday. :D No highway for me today!

Nope; paid holiday. :D No highway for me today!
02-16-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,340
Posted By Korina

It's even cooler than that; it's a fade. Darker...

It's even cooler than that; it's a fade. Darker in back, lighter in front. Unless you're in full sun, it looks like a trick of the light.
02-15-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,340
Posted By Korina

I know it's not what you're looking for, but...

I know it's not what you're looking for, but here's my stylin' sturdy steel street steed. Those are 26" x 2" road tires; very cushy.
...
02-14-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,340
Posted By Korina

Gino71 , may I ask why no 26" wheeled bikes? Old...

Gino71 , may I ask why no 26" wheeled bikes? Old '80s and '90s steel mountain bikes are cheap to buy and very versatile. There are C&V threads to show off your drop bar conversions and to show off...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,022
Posted By Korina

Multi-Use Path. Also, Multi-Use Trail = MUT.

Multi-Use Path. Also, Multi-Use Trail = MUT.
Forum: Commuting
02-09-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,022
Posted By Korina

My 8-mile commute will be entirely by inter-city...

My 8-mile commute will be entirely by inter-city MUT by late 2021 or early 2022. For now, it's three blocks to the trail, a pretty 3 miles through the marsh to the highway, 4 miles along the "safety...
02-09-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 806
Posted By Korina

^ ^ ^ ^ I wonder how many years it took to come...

^ ^ ^ ^ I wonder how many years it took to come up with it? Probably not many, as I'm sure organizers quickly grew tired of hosing off the road. :lol: :giver:
02-09-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,551
Posted By Korina

So true. When I lived in L.A. 68F was jacket...

So true. When I lived in L.A. 68F was jacket weather; here in far NorCal 68 is a heat wave. The husbeast and I did end up going out, just on foot; we visited all three bike shops (Moon Cycles,...
02-08-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,443
Posted By Korina

I've been contemplating the day when the headwind...

I've been contemplating the day when the headwind will win (hopefully not soon), and thought my RockHopper would make a good conversion. Not looking to race, just looking to keep going. Thanks for...
02-08-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,551
Posted By Korina

Thought about going out today for a recreational...

Thought about going out today for a recreational ride; it's sunny and about 50F. The gusty wind is also blowing at 17mph, with a wind chill around 42. No thanks.
02-08-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Korina

Thanks, Nightdiver and AeroGut . As it happens, I...

Thanks, Nightdiver and AeroGut . As it happens, I picked up a used trailer on CL. So, so much less expensive than a bakfiets. Don't know what I was thinking. The nice thing is, I can wait on an...
02-08-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 81,563
Posted By Korina

Clyde1820 I ended up with Rubena City Hoppers...

Clyde1820 I ended up with Rubena City Hoppers (https://www.amazon.com/Rubena-Hopper-Bicycle-Brown-26x2-0-Inch/dp/B008VQ7FBW/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=rubena+city+hopper&qid=1581191913&sr=8-3) in...
02-06-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 132,731
Posted By Korina

She really is. And thanks for the sketches of the...

She really is. And thanks for the sketches of the others. I have a nice Hardrock (Comp!) I plan on turning into a transport beastie and passing along to another short person in need.
02-06-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6,617
Views: 2,157,681
Posted By Korina

Dooo eeeet. You can always put it back if the...

Dooo eeeet. You can always put it back if the missing parts turn up; assuming you can stop riding it long enough. :thumb:
02-06-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By Korina

Here's an interesting idea. ...

Here's an interesting idea.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWqpTJtgCkk
02-06-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,273
Posted By Korina

I'll bet even people with earbuds in can hear...

I'll bet even people with earbuds in can hear that hamburger case. :thumb:
02-05-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,273
Posted By Korina

Rubena City Hoppers...

Rubena City Hoppers (https://www.amazon.com/Rubena-Hopper-Bicycle-Brown-26x2-0-Inch/dp/B008VQ7FBW/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=rubena+city+hopper&qid=1580947323&sr=8-3), 26" x 2". Running them at...
02-05-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,273
Posted By Korina

Nope. The Princess used to be a mtb., but she's...

Nope. The Princess used to be a mtb., but she's been brought back to her roots as a cruiser, and the Multi-Track is a 520 tourer without the cachet (or the price tag).
02-04-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,273
Posted By Korina

Three; three bikes is the proper number (for me)....

Three; three bikes is the proper number (for me).
On pavement/commuter...
02-03-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 81,563
Posted By Korina

cooperryder I have one, and I like it. Lots of...

cooperryder I have one, and I like it. Lots of room for stuff and/or hand positions.
02-01-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Korina

Sah-weet ride! Any idea what year? And what...

Sah-weet ride! Any idea what year? And what you're going to do with it?
02-01-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Korina

The Master approves. ...

The Master approves.


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01-30-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Korina

Wow, you're doing great! Don't push it too hard;...

Wow, you're doing great! Don't push it too hard; your body has to adjust to riding. Go out, enjoy the scenery and don't worry too much about speed. I agree with denada; concentrate on distance...
01-30-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,360
Posted By Korina

(Psssst; that post is from 2016!) Hey, respond to...

(Psssst; that post is from 2016!) Hey, respond to this and you'll be able to post pics! :D
Forum: Commuting
01-30-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,519
Posted By Korina

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
01-30-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15,332
Views: 11,155,170
Posted By Korina

Beautiful. Where's the bike? :foo:

Beautiful. Where's the bike? :foo:
Forum: Commuting
01-30-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,519
Posted By Korina

FYI, steel Treks have their fans (I have two);...

FYI, steel Treks have their fans (I have two); you might try flogging it in the C&V forum before CL.
01-28-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By Korina

KiwiAmerican we need more posts from you so you...

KiwiAmerican we need more posts from you so you can show us your bike!!
01-28-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Korina

{sigh} The poor old car came up lame; front...

{sigh} The poor old car came up lame; front driver's side tire is flat (stem issue). Not sure it would make the trip anyway.

Can you suggest some good two-wheelers to look at? And thanks for all...
01-28-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 891
Posted By Korina

The last attempt worked; nice collection of...

The last attempt worked; nice collection of parts, it'll look great when it's a bike. :)
01-27-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Korina

Nightdiver , exactly Costco runs from Arcata....

Nightdiver , exactly Costco runs from Arcata. Also WinCo, which has one biggish hill on the way. I've never ridden either, but the box bike just looks more stable, and both of us are getting older;...
01-27-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 891
Posted By Korina

Nope.

Nope.
01-27-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 891
Posted By Korina

Phyoomz , your picture is broken! :cry:

Phyoomz , your picture is broken! :cry:
01-26-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Korina

Looking to replace the rusting car

I'm looking at an e-bakfiets for occasional shopping; the husbeast and I aren't getting any younger, and while the riding would be mostly flat, shopping is a distance away. What do you guys think of...
01-23-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,292
Posted By Korina

Especially on a MUP! I have received compliments...

Especially on a MUP! I have received compliments on my big VO brass bell; usually a ring or two, followed by "passing on your left!" Often with an accompanying "Beautiful day, isn't it?" I'm outside...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 143,314
Posted By Korina

I saw one of those once; well, half of it....

I saw one of those once; well, half of it. Couldn't figure it out for days, until I went around the corner instead of down the street, and saw the other half. It was snapped cleanly in the middle.
01-22-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,717
Posted By Korina

I love my Specialized Speedzone; basic functions...

I love my Specialized Speedzone; basic functions in large friendly letters, and runs around $40 - $50. There's a Speedzone II...
01-22-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Korina

Don't know about tubeless, but I like my Rubenas;...

Don't know about tubeless, but I like my Rubenas; here's an Amazon search (https://www.amazon.com/s?k=rubena+bike+tires&ref=nb_sb_noss). You might find something there.
01-22-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By Korina

+1 on the "incompatibility spiral" (brilliant...

+1 on the "incompatibility spiral" (brilliant term!). Been there, done that, got the t-shirt bill. I do like my 3x7 drivetrain in hilly Arcata; those low gears get me up them. I ❤️ my granny gear.
01-20-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By Korina

Welcome! You'll find lots of useful info (and...

Welcome! You'll find lots of useful info (and even more opinions) in the Classic & Vintage forum; we love old mountain bikes.
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