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02-20-24, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Korina

And unless you're intending to careen down steep...

And unless you're intending to careen down steep hillsides at top speed, v-brakes are more than adequate.
02-18-24, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By Korina

Funny enough, there is. I learned touch typing...

Funny enough, there is. I learned touch typing years ago, so my 1-handed is s l o o o w.
02-18-24, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Korina

Unless it's something really weird, it shouldn't...

Unless it's something really weird, it shouldn't be hard to replace the parts same-for-same, just for simplicity's sake. eBay and Fb marketplace are good places to look.

If you don't like feeling...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-24, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By Korina

Heh. The joys of disc brakes.

Heh. The joys of disc brakes.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-24, 02:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,432
Posted By Korina

If there's one thing the guys on BF like more...

If there's one thing the guys on BF like more than bickering, it's bike shopping for other people. Give them your county and your leg length, and they'll find something cool for you; the money you...
02-18-24, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Korina

Find your spot, find a building, set up a camera,...

Find your spot, find a building, set up a camera, let it run for 12 hours, analyze the recording. HTH.
02-14-24, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By Korina

PSA: Velo-Orange 20% off sale

The discount is automatically applied, and good through Monday.
02-13-24, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 3,066,730
Posted By Korina

Nice. 1992? The fade is very similar to mine.

Nice. 1992? The fade is very similar to mine.
02-09-24, 06:55 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 21,235
Posted By Korina

Oh no, what happened? FIFY.

Oh no, what happened?

FIFY.
02-09-24, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By Korina

The Thin Man, check out this thread...

The Thin Man, check out this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1268380-rust-protection-unspeakable-experiments.html).
01-31-24, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By Korina

Don't forget the benefits of a used Surly;...

Don't forget the benefits of a used Surly; they're a bit less money, and they retain their resale value if you don't like it.
01-28-24, 09:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,903
Posted By Korina

^ ^ ^ Jef the cyclist sneaking up on someone...

^ ^ ^ Jef the cyclist sneaking up on someone would sound like click, clack, click, clack...
01-27-24, 09:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,697
Posted By Korina

Is that a W by the K? Just for funsies, I'd take...

Is that a W by the K? Just for funsies, I'd take a piece of paper and a pencil and do a rubbing on the bb. Probably nothing, maybe something. Nice bike regardless.
Forum: Commuting
01-25-24, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Korina

One early morning winter commute I made the...

One early morning winter commute I made the mistake of thinking, "oh, it's 36 there's no ice," and then taking the aluminum boardwalk on the trail at much too high a speed; I hit the turn and felt my...
01-24-24, 08:13 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By Korina

Are these ...

Are these (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bop/d/eureka-mavic-gel-280-sew-up-rims-tires/7709948907.html)a thing?Mavic GEL 280 sew-up rims + tires - $80...
01-24-24, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By Korina

The Princess is 18"; my first love, and my main...

The Princess is 18"; my first love, and my main ride.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1639/princess_in_the_marsh_8450bbdaf997d69f5141507e3add6d3e2552f317.jpg


Zoe is...
01-23-24, 07:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,903
Posted By Korina

People like to travel: that is why the grass is...

People like to travel: that is why the grass is greener over the fence. We are walkers --- our natural means of travel is to put one foot in front of the other. The bicycle seduces our basic nature...
01-22-24, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By Korina

How big are you looking to go with the tires and...

How big are you looking to go with the tires and what are you looking to do with the bike? In the illustration the bike appears to have room for wider tires,

It's nice to know that someone made my...
01-22-24, 03:18 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 21,235
Posted By Korina

Looks like we're in a fairly dry spell. Yay! It's...

Looks like we're in a fairly dry spell. Yay! It's giving the landscape time to drain and the municipalities time to repair our many washed out roads. The cat even went out to the backyard this...
01-21-24, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Korina

I mean, it should be a big consideration, seeing...

I mean, it should be a big consideration, seeing as discomfort can lead to physical damage; pressure sores, nerve damage, etc.
01-20-24, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Korina

The Brooks B68 is back!

https://www.brooksengland.com/en_us/b68.html?mc_cid=b0d1bedd61&mc_eid=81f524c73d

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBIryCWhgBc&t=11s
01-12-24, 02:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,005
Posted By Korina

There are places where pothole repair is so far...

There are places where pothole repair is so far behind that they grow and merge together, until you can't go around them. There are some rural roads out here where you can see where the potholes were...
01-10-24, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By Korina

Have you tried google maps?

Have you tried google maps?
01-08-24, 03:39 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By Korina

A decently priced Motor-bacon...

A decently priced Motor-bacon (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/arcata-83-motobecane-touring/7704912283.html) in a size you overly tall weirdos can ride. :D83 Motobecane Touring - $100...
01-03-24, 10:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,816
Posted By Korina

'I have a philosophical objection to running when...

'I have a philosophical objection to running when nothing's chasing me.' ~Anon

Never felt any kind of high, but I always feel better after a ride, no matter how crappy my day has been.
01-02-24, 07:29 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By Korina

Another delusionally priced cool bike...

Another delusionally priced cool bike (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/arcata-custom-bruce-gordon-campy-super/7703573453.html).Custom Bruce Gordon, Campy Super Record - $1,500...
12-27-23, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 432,014
Posted By Korina

I'm so very sorry for your losses. {{{hugs}}}

I'm so very sorry for your losses. {{{hugs}}}
12-24-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By Korina

This has been at a local bike mechanics' shop for...

This has been at a local bike mechanics' shop for too long. I should've gotten a pic of the tag, but it's under $600 and better equipped, and probably better running, than new.

...
12-18-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Korina

PSA: v-o gift card sale

From the email;Gift Card-o-Rama!Need a last minute gift? Velo Orange has you covered! Starting now, and continuing on through December 22nd, 11:59pm ET, get Velo Orange e-gift cards at 20% off!...
12-13-23, 02:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,087
Posted By Korina

C&V Holiday gift-giving ideas

It's about that time (okay, well past that time, but still...), and I thought it might be fun to post cool stuff we find that would make good gifts for others or for ourselves. What do you suggest?
...
12-10-23, 12:03 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 19,288
Posted By Korina

This photo reminds me of a majestic caribou in...

This photo reminds me of a majestic caribou in the snow.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1083x609/caribou_walking_snow_eb668bb2811a7d0f8d684cb3c77df2466184c402.jpg
12-05-23, 02:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,974
Posted By Korina

Wool, of course, is great. Two caveats; it will...

Wool, of course, is great. Two caveats; it will felt over time (unless you use superwash wool) and it's warm. It's supremely breathable, but definitely warm. I've made a couple pair with...
12-04-23, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By Korina

Tour of the Unknown Coast 2024 is coming up!

Looks like once again it's the century and the Avenue of the Giants 100k. In the Before Times they offered 25 mile and 50 mile rides.

Registration opens May 1, the ride is on September 21, 2024...
12-03-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,974
Posted By Korina

I've had tinnitus forever; I hear a chorus of...

I've had tinnitus forever; I hear a chorus of electronic tones in the key of C. It doesn't go away, so it's actually pretty easy for me to tune out. I haven't noticed wind noise making it worse, but...
12-01-23, 10:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,419
Posted By Korina

And don't forget, tours don't have to be weeks...

And don't forget, tours don't have to be weeks long; you can do S24Os and up to a couple of days if you want.
12-01-23, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 3,066,730
Posted By Korina

Oh thank heavens. There aren't that many 970s...

Oh thank heavens. There aren't that many 970s left in the world, and they're worth treating well. Tango1, maybe an 800? Not junk but not super nice either.
11-30-23, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By Korina

Love that Ascent. If I was a foot taller...

Love that Ascent. If I was a foot taller...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Korina

I'm kind of surprised no one has recommended a...

I'm kind of surprised no one has recommended a Priority bike. They have belt drives and IGH so they need little maintenance. Here's their commuter line...
11-16-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By Korina

The story includes a link to a petition to keep...

The story includes a link to a petition to keep the lane.

https://sf.streetsblog.org/2023/11/13/rsr-bridge-riders-turn-out-in-force-to-celebrate-bike-path
11-04-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By Korina

More new trail in NorSacCo

Lucky sods. :ride:

https://fox40.com/news/local-news/sacramento-county/sacramento-county-trail-to-expand-could-later-connect-with-neighboring-county-trails/
10-30-23, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 384,363
Posted By Korina

Nice Ascent! Particularly love the mid-fork...

Nice Ascent! Particularly love the mid-fork braze-on. Someone is definitely getting an excellent prezzie; good job.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-23, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By Korina

Gods, I do not miss big cities. Thanks for the...

Gods, I do not miss big cities. Thanks for the reminder.
10-23-23, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 3,066,730
Posted By Korina

swissycle, I mentioned some upgrades in the other...

swissycle, I mentioned some upgrades in the other thread. As for brakes, get some KoolStop pads and call it good.
10-23-23, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By Korina

Congrats on the great find! I really like my...

Congrats on the great find! I really like my Planet Bike Cascadia (https://www.planetbike.com/cascadia-bike-fenders-26-x-60mm/)fenders; not too expensive and you can choose between black and silver....
10-19-23, 10:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,664
Posted By Korina

Nope. She needs to learn how to be independent...

Nope. She needs to learn how to be independent and not depend on her parents for everything. She was very lucky, and I hope she learns from this.
10-19-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,671
Posted By Korina

Daytime running lights are great, but I'll always...

Daytime running lights are great, but I'll always remember the sunny afternoon I was riding home along the highway and was passed by a woman with a bright flashing tail light and a hi-viz orange...
10-19-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By Korina

Interesting that the OP says "love" and you guys...

Interesting that the OP says "love" and you guys immediately translate it to "sex".
Leisesturm, the OP was probably thinking of the Advocacy part of the forum name. Not a lot of advocacy goes on in...
10-19-23, 06:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,664
Posted By Korina

She had just been hit by a car. Adrenaline and...

She had just been hit by a car. Adrenaline and shock can mask a lot of damage, that's why we adults are told to never say "I'm fine" after being hit.

Florida (wo)man; 'nuff said.

ETA: The kid...
10-16-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By Korina

1, 2, 3 Stumpies

Plus goodies (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/eureka-rare-1980s-specialized-stump/7677144012.html). More pics in ad.Rare! 1980’s Specialized Stump Jumper Stumpy Collection! W/ 80’s Parts -...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-23, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,379
Posted By Korina

ericlowney, definitely show us pics when you get...

ericlowney, definitely show us pics when you get everything installed.

At least you can sell the rack and bags. Or keep them for longer/grocery trips.
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