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11-25-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Korina

Why wouldn't you? Gift cards are cash you can...

Why wouldn't you? Gift cards are cash you can spend in only one place.
11-24-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 68,983
Posted By Korina

Good catch! Not only is V-O...

Good catch! Not only is V-O (https://velo-orange.com/) still around, they're having their annual gift card sale; 20% off of anything whenever you want it is a pretty good deal, but it's only good for...
11-24-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Korina

Score! I liked my Porteur bar, but eventually...

Score! I liked my Porteur bar, but eventually found it a bit too narrow for me, though it did work better on the bus rack. Switched to a Tourist Bar and I love it. Let me know how the Left Bank bar...
11-24-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,173
Posted By Korina

So much for bringing up the Granola Bullmoose....

So much for bringing up the Granola Bullmoose. Velo-Orange does have a bullmoose (https://velo-orange.com/collections/handlebars/products/b903-bullmoose-bar-by-nitto-silver-1), a collab between...
11-24-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Korina

They do this every year, and I like their...

They do this every year, and I like their reasoning that it's easier on the staff, which likely doesn't number in the hundreds or even in the dozens.
11-24-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Korina

I may have chortled; my sense of humor is also...

I may have chortled; my sense of humor is also warped, occasionally inappropriate, and sometimes very, very dry. I blame my mom. 🙃

Happy tofurky day!
11-23-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Korina

To be fair, a bastard is the child of an...

To be fair, a bastard is the child of an unmarried woman, no gender implied. And I live to enable. :D
11-23-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Korina

PSA: Velo-Orange's gift card sale

Starting today through 11/28, Velo-Orange's e-gift cards (https://velo-orange.com/products/gift-card?mc_cid=b0a7126407&mc_eid=0dd72dc3e9) are 20% off! It's a great way to get things on sale whenever...
11-21-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By Korina

Please, you call that rust? Where I live...

Please, you call that rust? Where I live everything that doesn't move fast enough grows rust, then fungus, then lichen. :lol: Enjoy your new ride! :ride:
11-17-22, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,696,682
Posted By Korina

From my outsider perspective, the activity of...

From my outsider perspective, the activity of mountain biking has evolved with the technology, so when full squish mountain bikes came along they had to invent rock gardens.

Obviously for long mtb...
11-14-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 680
Posted By Korina

Wow, 10 posts in this thread, and no bickering!...

Wow, 10 posts in this thread, and no bickering! Is it a record? :D :bike:
11-12-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 680
Posted By Korina

A lovely photo essay on bicycles

So beautiful. Makes me want to ride my bike, if it wasn't raining. :)

https://stevemccurry.blog/2022/09/22/the-noblest-invention/
11-11-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,996
Posted By Korina

+1. My mom didn't make it past 70. Give her some...

+1. My mom didn't make it past 70. Give her some joy.
11-09-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,291
Posted By Korina

We call that "summer". :D

We call that "summer". :D
11-09-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,356
Posted By Korina

For myself, I'd rather reign in the drivers and...

For myself, I'd rather reign in the drivers and their murder machines.
10-25-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Korina

Nice write-up on Road Runner Bags

I've always liked them and their philosophy, now I know why.
https://bikepacking.com/plog/inside-road-runner-bags/?goal=0_c166b85267-180629cfce-369972112&mc_cid=180629cfce&mc_eid=1f38e4648d
10-20-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Korina

Atlanta's new pedestrian signals

Good for them on being innovative (https://www.theonion.com/transportation-department-unveils-good-luck-signals-f-1849654392)!
10-20-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,233
Posted By Korina

September 2020, when the wind blew just right....

September 2020, when the wind blew just right. Unretouched photo.


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/828x545/godzilla__12a1ed33453b46c0ada7ff91f6e2d0fb67840603.jpg
9/2020,...
10-15-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 291,575
Posted By Korina

Don't knock her; she can do the Kessel run in 12...

Don't knock her; she can do the Kessel run in 12 parsecs. :D
Forum: Commuting
10-06-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By Korina

If you're worried about speed, pedal a little...

If you're worried about speed, pedal a little harder and build up your legs. :giver: And buy the other bike. If you can afford it and have room, get it. HTH. :)
09-27-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,127
Posted By Korina

PSA: Velo-Orange sale

To quote Velo-Orange (https://velo-orange.com/):
We're offering 20% off all retail orders now through October 2nd, 11:59pm ET! Simply use the coupon code FALLSAVINGS when checking out to get the...
09-26-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,960
Posted By Korina

I know quite a few decent men. Unfortunately...

I know quite a few decent men. Unfortunately they're not the ones in power.

As with all generalizations, it's not accurate. I agree about it being largely bravado/men one-upping each other.
09-23-22, 12:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,960
Posted By Korina

Sure.

Sure.
09-21-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,960
Posted By Korina

For some masochistic reason I read the entire...

For some masochistic reason I read the entire thread. I'm kind of disappointed the OP didn't point out that some of them seemed to be okay with injuring or even killing the six-year-old kid involved...
09-17-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,429
Posted By Korina

I rode with the Porteur bar for quite a while,...

I rode with the Porteur bar for quite a while, and it was okay, but it felt a bit cramped. Then I switched to the V-O Tourist bar and found my happy place. With 60* of sweep, and 580mm wide, my knees...
09-07-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By Korina

Grant's latest blahg...

Grant's latest blahg (https://www.rivbike.com/blogs/grant-petersens-blog/done-done-wrong-proably-still-doing-wrong?mc_cid=c980fb7109&mc_eid=81f524c73d) talks about designing Bridgestone MB's.
09-01-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 153,681
Posted By Korina

(Pssst; it helps if you either quote or @ the...

(Pssst; it helps if you either quote or @ the person you're responding to. Just don't go with the @ autofill; doesn't work.)
08-29-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By Korina

You could always ask questions or offer opinions...

You could always ask questions or offer opinions (Great Bird knows everyone else does). Congrats on your 10th post!
08-28-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By Korina

Definitely, clean it and ride it. And post lots...

Definitely, clean it and ride it. And post lots of pics. You might owe your buddy a six-pack. :thumb:
08-25-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By Korina

::sticks fingers in eyes:: LA LA LA I CAN'T HEAR...

::sticks fingers in eyes:: LA LA LA I CAN'T HEAR SEE YOU! :p
08-23-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By Korina

Anyone want a great hot cocoa recipe to go with...

Anyone want a great hot cocoa recipe to go with their coffee, or are you all purists? :) I love an occasional mocha with a little cinnamon and vanilla.
08-23-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,457
Posted By Korina

Great build. Make sure to show us some ride pics!

Great build. Make sure to show us some ride pics!
08-19-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By Korina

Humboldt Co. Trails Summit!

You can attend in person or virtually. Looking forward to it!


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x594/trailssummit_flyer_2022_3cd4b3ac9128959a11f1f841f4e57ae1eadae510.jpg
08-17-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 72,769
Views: 11,819,038
Posted By Korina

Nice Trek 720...

Nice Trek 720 (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/mckinleyville-vintage-trek-720-tourer/7522256958.html) with, um, "optimistic" pricing. Tall boi.vintage Trek 720 Tourer - $800 (Mckinleyville)...
08-16-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,043
Posted By Korina

They look great, love the brown, but I'd worry...

They look great, love the brown, but I'd worry about the seams on the palms digging in.

PS The backs are crocheted, not knitted. :)
08-16-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,043
Posted By Korina

Actually, if you look at the pic of the single...

Actually, if you look at the pic of the single black glove, there's a bulge at the end of the strap; it may have a snap. It's certainly worth asking PDW.

...
08-11-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,457
Posted By Korina

Looking sweet! Rule 1 of bike restomods; it...

Looking sweet!

Rule 1 of bike restomods; it won’t fit. 😕
Forum: Commuting
08-10-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By Korina

Good timing! ...

Good timing!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQhzEnWCgHA
08-05-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,603
Posted By Korina

I saw one idiot, one criminal (for leaving), and...

I saw one idiot, one criminal (for leaving), and several helpers. Also, there was no indication that the cyclist was unhurt. Up and moving doesn't mean unhurt; poor dude was in shock. I'm glad people...
08-03-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,425
Posted By Korina

I'm weird; I like the looks of the SunTour XC...

I'm weird; I like the looks of the SunTour XC (https://www.disraeligears.co.uk/site/suntour_xc_derailleur_3_pulley_system.html), and would love to try one. It makes so much sense for an ATB, with its...
07-29-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,013
Posted By Korina

By the time I'd decided to get it, it had already...

By the time I'd decided to get it, it had already sold. If it had been one size smaller, there wouldn't have been a question. Now we're talking turkey vultures! :)
07-28-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By Korina

Have a question? RJ the Bike Guy delivers. If you...

Have a question? RJ the Bike Guy delivers. If you don't have the frame blocks, I've seen them made of wood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTDeXG0kweA
07-25-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,013
Posted By Korina

Whelp, the universe decided; seller sold the...

Whelp, the universe decided; seller sold the bike, and not to me. What a relief. I'll pester the husbeast to assemble the Araya.
07-25-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Korina

Hah! Happy to enable you! Show us pix when you...

Hah! Happy to enable you! Show us pix when you get it, or better yet start a build thread. I just lost out on a project bike I didn't need, so I'll live vicariously through you. :D
07-25-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By Korina

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/200x270/d_oh__3b8b121c61779d0fd46070430128cf08720c651f.jpg
07-24-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,013
Posted By Korina

:roflmao2: Replace all my current bikes, that's...

:roflmao2: Replace all my current bikes, that's funny! Thanks for the laugh.

My husband is a fellow dirty rotten enabler and wants me to buy it. :bike:

I really like the deep sparkly emerald...
07-23-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,013
Posted By Korina

Yes, our winters are wet. I think your...

Yes, our winters are wet.

I think your prices are from the Before Times; these days $100 for a nice steel bike that runs is excellent. And Bridgestones are iconic, especially one down from the top...
07-23-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,013
Posted By Korina

I don't need this bike. Change my mind.

It's a Bridgestone XO-2 (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/arcata-bridgestone-x0-bicycle-19/7512270486.html), close enough to my size, mostly original, with newer tires and Kool Stop pads, $100....
07-22-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By Korina

Nice! That beautiful paint job nails it as a...

Nice! That beautiful paint job nails it as a 1992. Vintage Trek's '92 catalog is missing that page, but the tech manual (http://file:///C:/Users/Korina/Downloads/1992specmanualTrek.pdf) lists all the...
07-21-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By Korina

Very nice bike, but there are any number of mtb...

Very nice bike, but there are any number of mtb frames that will do the job. Specialized RockHoppers (StumpJumpers are too $$$), Trek Singletracks (930 or above), Univega Alpina, Diamond Back Apex or...
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