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08-04-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 2,242,181
Posted By Korina

Hey, you can't just drop a cool pic and not give...

Hey, you can't just drop a cool pic and not give us the story! At the very least, tell us what that marbled wrap is.
08-04-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,791
Posted By Korina

I like #N1 for the aesthetics. Also for the word...

I like #N1 for the aesthetics. Also for the word play. :)
08-01-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,251
Posted By Korina

I learned left arm up when I was a kid in the...

I learned left arm up when I was a kid in the '70s. Right arm out makes more sense, especially with idiot younger drivers, so that's what I use.
08-01-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,394
Posted By Korina

Landfill or yard art are your only options. Toxic...

Landfill or yard art are your only options. Toxic from manufacture to disposal. Buy soda can or boat anchor next time.
07-29-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By Korina

And look where you just said that. Proves my...

And look where you just said that. Proves my point.

(It's a very nice point, I keep it polished and sharp.)
07-28-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By Korina

You have to remember, most people who ride bikes...

You have to remember, most people who ride bikes are doing it for transportation or recreation, and don't want something that can't carry a load or go off-road. Drop bars and their aggressive riding...
07-27-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 3,234,481
Posted By Korina

That is an excellent bike, well worth saving;...

That is an excellent bike, well worth saving; they're getting harder to find and they're not making them anymore.
Forum: Commuting
07-27-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,292
Posted By Korina

There's another option that no one's mentioned;...

There's another option that no one's mentioned; go longer. With a route that long, I'm sure you could find a longer one. Yes, it would extend your commute time, but it would give you more time in the...
07-26-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By Korina

I hear you, cthenn . Years ago we had a...

I hear you, cthenn . Years ago we had a well-known local bike commuter killed by an idiot. Early one morning the idiot got distracted and drove across two empty highway lanes and a 10' shoulder to...
07-26-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 3,234,481
Posted By Korina

Man, what a score! Got these off CL from the...

Man, what a score! Got these off CL from the original owner; a bit scuffed up from a trip to Europe, and a couple of bolts are rusty. Mid-teens Axioms, originally $130, I got them for $20. Pic is...
07-26-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,456
Posted By Korina

Sweet. What pressure you runnin' bruh?

Sweet. What pressure you runnin' bruh?
07-26-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By Korina

How about this one...

How about this one (https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/bike-accessories/cycling-gifts-fun-stuff/books/being-gary-fisher-and-the-bicycle-revolution-autobiography/p/34870/?colorCode=white)?...
07-23-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,791
Posted By Korina

I believe that is a fender mount. Also, the...

I believe that is a fender mount.

Also, the bike I posted wasn't specifically aimed at you, I know it's too short, but it was relevant to the topic and maybe you got someone else craving one. :)
07-23-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,791
Posted By Korina

Just found this...

Just found this (https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/3012828/) on PinkBike; it seemed relevant.

https://ep1.pinkbike.org/p6pb20297360/p6pb20297360.jpg
07-22-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By Korina

We have two of those; one in front of city hall,...

We have two of those; one in front of city hall, and the other on the trail. Some... person decided they needed the pump heads from both stations. Why? Being funny? Hostile? Was that where the voices...
07-22-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,441
Posted By Korina

Anyone annoyed by those hubs that sound like an...

Anyone annoyed by those hubs that sound like an entire swarm of angry murder hornets?
07-22-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By Korina

They look pretty much the same because the bike...

They look pretty much the same because the bike frame was pretty much perfected decades ago. It's the details that make it different. :)
07-22-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By Korina

ILU. Will you marry me? :love: Just FYI, I'm...

ILU. Will you marry me? :love: Just FYI, I'm solidly west European; Mom was 5'3", so yay me for being taller! :p

I realize that the brands don't want to carry extra SKUs if they don't have to, but...
07-16-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 195,010
Posted By Korina

Of course, there's no rule against having two...

Of course, there's no rule against having two bikes. Ask anyone around here. :D
07-14-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,389
Posted By Korina

You think you'd have a problem...

You think you'd have a problem...
07-14-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By Korina

Coppi, thanks for putting your neck on the block...

Coppi, thanks for putting your neck on the block -- er, giving us the inside scoop.

The thing that has bothered me for a very long time is that 99.5% of non-custom bikes insist on putting long...
07-11-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,148
Posted By Korina

Revivifying a zombie thread to ask if anyone...

Revivifying a zombie thread to ask if anyone wants a project bike (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/eureka-vintage-sears-spaceliner-as-is/7348861434.html). If you look closely, it's a mixte;...
07-08-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,389
Posted By Korina

Pretty much all the snakes I see are small...

Pretty much all the snakes I see are small squished garters. Once, though, DH and I spotted a 18" long garter in the middle of a low traffic bit of street after dark; it was getting cool, and the...
07-08-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,772
Posted By Korina

I like the fizz! It tingles on my tongue! :)

I like the fizz! It tingles on my tongue! :)
07-05-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Korina

bike-powered car. for real.

You can't make this stuff up. :eek: :foo: :roflmao2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMVE-ZX058w&t=718s
06-24-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By Korina

Feedback on Richmond-S.R. bridge bike path

Story here (https://localnewsmatters.org/2021/06/20/caltrans-survey-seeks-feedback-about-richmond-san-rafael-bridge-bike-path/).
06-20-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,118
Posted By Korina

CleanClassics , what the guys are asking is, what...

CleanClassics , what the guys are asking is, what city and state do you live in? Some of them really want to go CL shopping for you; it's a fun hobby. I don't think anyone will track you down and...
06-17-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,899
Posted By Korina

Nah, it's fine the way it is.

Nah, it's fine the way it is.
06-12-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,471
Posted By Korina

Yowza. Black will work fine.

Yowza. Black will work fine.
06-12-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,344
Posted By Korina

::thinks guiltily of "learning" bike languishing...

::thinks guiltily of "learning" bike languishing in garage for (cough) years.:: I have no idea what you could possibly be talking about. :rolleyes:
06-11-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 3,234,481
Posted By Korina

Oh my giddy aunt! Make sure to post after pics in...

Oh my giddy aunt! Make sure to post after pics in the vintage mtb. thread.
06-11-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,344
Posted By Korina

I put around $800 into my bike, much much more...

I put around $800 into my bike, much much more than it's objectively worth, but I have a better bike, more suited to me, than I could buy new for the price. Is that overspending?

EDIT: No. No, it...
06-08-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,796
Posted By Korina

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x400/grease_all_the_things_a1067ea76e41a288897a8e9823f0031329ca9a67.jpg
Forum: Commuting
06-08-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 59,824
Posted By Korina

That's a very nice-looking bike, and an IGH to...

That's a very nice-looking bike, and an IGH to boot! Pics and a ride report when you get it. Please. :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W61VMSw6kWc
06-06-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,730
Posted By Korina

Aerotech Designs...

Aerotech Designs (https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/tall-man-cycling-apparel.html) does. Big guys too.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By Korina

Another great thing about a 4 mile commute is...

Another great thing about a 4 mile commute is that once you get used to it, you can start picking routes to make it longer.
05-29-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 195,010
Posted By Korina

Very extremely cool bike, but looking at those...

Very extremely cool bike, but looking at those knobbies, you might get more appreciation on the Vintage Mountain Bikes thread.

(Nevermind)
Forum: Commuting
05-18-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 241,697
Posted By Korina

All I can think is, "Look out! She's gonna...

All I can think is, "Look out! She's gonna blow!!"
05-14-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By Korina

For touring, aero isn't really an issue, as...

For touring, aero isn't really an issue, as you'll likely be averaging 12mph or less. You want comfort, as you're going to be in the saddle for long periods. Trek 520...
05-14-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By Korina

Mixte means "universal" and they're all over...

Mixte means "universal" and they're all over Europe; it was insecure US men who dubbed them "girls'" bikes. They're great if you have a rear basket full of groceries, or a kid; you can get on the...
05-04-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,844
Posted By Korina

I've been very lucky not to have had a close-up...

I've been very lucky not to have had a close-up encounter with wildlife, but I did have a weird one. Riding the paved trail to work early one morning, when I see something ahead in the dim light. As...
04-27-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 195,010
Posted By Korina

Looks like a 1987 model, probably built by...

Looks like a 1987 model, probably built by Merida. Of course, retrobike's catalogues (https://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/v/Manufacturer+Archive/Specialized+Archive/Catalogues/) skip that year....
Forum: Commuting
04-14-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,284
Posted By Korina

I like my Planet Bike Cascadia fenders; light,...

I like my Planet Bike Cascadia fenders; light, sturdy, inexpensive, and they come with mud flaps.

...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By Korina

That's one reason I posted this; win-win! :)

That's one reason I posted this; win-win! :)
04-07-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,170
Posted By Korina

Anything? AG green fading to copper in the back....

Anything? AG green fading to copper in the back. Sadly my local (only) powdercoater said they can't do fades so I went with the green; I'm contemplating some copper leaf. Add gold accents (incl....
04-04-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 873,086
Posted By Korina

Gorgeous build, and where did you find those...

Gorgeous build, and where did you find those bags?!?
03-29-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,234
Posted By Korina

I found my first ever purple bike at a pawn shop....

I found my first ever purple bike at a pawn shop. Being an aficionado of alliteration, by the time I left the shop she was Pretty Purple Princess Penelope, or the Princess. Not a delicate Disney...
03-24-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,752
Posted By Korina

It's a shame they don't sell on the website.

It's a shame they don't sell on the website.
03-24-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 195,010
Posted By Korina

Yes. Yes, you are. You forgot the fifth...

Yes. Yes, you are.

You forgot the fifth check, a kickstand. Check.
Forum: Commuting
03-19-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By Korina

Cool commuting/urban riding YT channel

He lives in Calgary, so he knows winter.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgW3smxN1os
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