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Forum: Commuting
08-13-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Korina

I've heard good things about the Sony Action Cam.

I've heard good things about the Sony Action Cam.
08-13-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,668
Posted By Korina

It's on the small side for him, but he wants to...

It's on the small side for him, but he wants to ride it before deciding.
08-13-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Korina

If you'll tell us the city you're in, we can help...

If you'll tell us the city you're in, we can help find you something on CraigsList. We love shopping for others.
08-13-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,668
Posted By Korina

Knobby. Those tires appear to be original, so not...

Knobby. Those tires appear to be original, so not rideable. The bike is a time capsule, and he wants to ride it pretty much as original. Before getting his sanity back and slapping on some big...
08-13-20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,668
Posted By Korina

Hey all; hubby's looking for some fairly...

Hey all; hubby's looking for some fairly aggressive 26"x1.5"ish tires for his new 1984 silver Stumpy. Any suggestions?

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08-12-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Korina

Ride With GPS shows these rides...

Ride With GPS shows these rides...
08-12-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Korina

I'm confused by your question; your Stumpy will...

I'm confused by your question; your Stumpy will do everything you want it to. Are you looking for a larger size? As for customizing a vintage bike, you can have a mechanic do it for less than the...
08-10-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,001,881
Posted By Korina

Good idea. First we need to get at least the rear...

Good idea. First we need to get at least the rear brakes working so he can take it for a test ride. Tags on the bike say "Specialized Touring Tubing". :)
08-09-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,001,881
Posted By Korina

So this happened. I really should stop looking at...

So this happened. I really should stop looking at CraigsList. An '84(?) Stumpy, all original parts, including the Jim Blackburn rear rack. Brakes need work, a touch of surface rust here and there,...
08-07-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Korina

::whistles:: Dang, that is clean!

::whistles:: Dang, that is clean!
08-07-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 560
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: 2,612
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: 90
Views: 2,683
Posted By Korina

Happy.

Happy.
08-06-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 560
Posted By Korina

Thanks, all, you're awesome.

Thanks, all, you're awesome.
08-06-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,501
Posted By Korina

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

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08-06-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,816
Views: 2,384,958
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: 560
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: 560
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: 560
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: 2,190
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: 53
Views: 1,969
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: 94
Views: 4,668
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.

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08-04-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,668
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: 57,565
Views: 8,370,033
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: 6,816
Views: 2,384,958
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: 7,373
Views: 1,896,904
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: 3,733
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: 1,150
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: 7,373
Views: 1,896,904
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: 3,498
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::

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07-23-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,498
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: 3,498
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: 3,498
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: 39
Views: 2,721
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: 163,272
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: 1,400
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: 688
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: 234
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: 587
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: 234
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: 558
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: 1,340
Posted By Korina

Cool.

Cool.
07-18-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
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: 627
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: 2,190
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: 19,408
Views: 3,172,011
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: 19,408
Views: 3,172,011
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: 1,340
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: 51
Views: 2,215
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...
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