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04-06-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,979
Views: 244,689
Posted By Korina

Nice bike. Nice garden too, just watch out for...

Nice bike. Nice garden too, just watch out for that mint; it'll take over the yard and possibly the neighborhood.
03-23-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 888
Posted By Korina

Cargo nets are da bomb! And this Schwinn(!)...

Cargo nets are da bomb!

And this Schwinn(!) cargo trailer (https://www.amazon.com/Schwinn-Tripper-Cargo-Trailer-Grey/dp/B01N260A8D/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=schwinn+trailer&qid=1585004038&sr=8-3) seems...
03-17-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,879
Posted By Korina

I grew up in Tracy, I'm familiar. :) Frankly, I...

I grew up in Tracy, I'm familiar. :) Frankly, I kind of miss miles-long views. But then there's this.

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03-17-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,049
Posted By Korina

Show me your NON-drop bar tourers

So my Trek 750 is at the powder coater, waiting in line and I have some time to work out what I want her to be. Big supple tires and fenders are a given; I'm thinking light tourer or maybe just long...
03-15-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,351
Posted By Korina

^ ^ ^ :roflmao2:

^ ^ ^

:roflmao2:
03-13-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,830
Posted By Korina

And wool; wear wool layers. Wool has the amazing...

And wool; wear wool layers. Wool has the amazing property of keeping you warm even when it's wet.

I had one experience with mild hypothermia and I hope to never do that again. The ride was much...
03-13-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,830
Posted By Korina

I like to carry something I call a "bus pass"....

I like to carry something I call a "bus pass". Completely waterproof and I'm warm and comfortable the whole trip. :thumb:
03-13-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Korina

We have that here in California, called...

We have that here in California, called StreetStory (https://streetstory.berkeley.edu/); I've made several reports. Now we just need local governments to use the data...
03-11-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By Korina

The article didn't answer the most important...

The article didn't answer the most important question; were the cyclists wearing helmets?!? :lol: :mad:
03-11-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 66,584
Posted By Korina

Well, except when the advice is to go out and...

Well, except when the advice is to go out and ride the bike as-is. :thumb:
03-11-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 66,584
Posted By Korina

The noise and the stink would kill all the joy...

The noise and the stink would kill all the joy for me, and not pedaling would remove the point of the endeavor. YMMV, of course.
03-10-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By Korina

Ooo, yes please. I have a 17" 930 and love it to...

Ooo, yes please. I have a 17" 930 and love it to bits.
03-10-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,033
Posted By Korina

I agree with the others; if you like it and it...

I agree with the others; if you like it and it fits you, then you probably spent too much, but so what? Just ride the bike. And definitely show us pictures. :)
03-10-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 66,584
Posted By Korina

Have you tried taking your bike out and pedaling...

Have you tried taking your bike out and pedaling it? It's a lot of fun.
03-10-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,514
Posted By Korina

I'm glad they work for you. But please don't lock...

I'm glad they work for you. But please don't lock up your wheels, bad things happen. ;)
03-08-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,920
Posted By Korina

I've been lucky; there's only one house on one...

I've been lucky; there's only one house on one ride with loose dogs; the big one ambles out to say hi, and the little 10lb beast comes roaring out, trying to cut us off at the ankles. And of course...
03-06-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By Korina

Go for it! Who cares about the monetary value of...

Go for it! Who cares about the monetary value of the bike? Unless you intend to flip it, you'll likely put more money into it than it will be objectively worth, but it'll look and ride better than...
03-06-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,514
Posted By Korina

Obviously your RockHopper is too new. :D Have you...

Obviously your RockHopper is too new. :D Have you thought about getting a bike fitting?
...
03-06-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Korina

Hah! I get to say it first! HTFU, dude....

Hah! I get to say it first!

HTFU, dude. :giver: :roflmao2:
03-06-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By Korina

Cool bike! Actually, I understand that Antelope...

Cool bike! Actually, I understand that Antelope owners are allowed to call them Cantalopes. Because reasons, I guess. :D
03-05-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By Korina

Please show us pics of your bike! Bike pr0n for...

Please show us pics of your bike! Bike pr0n for the win! ;)

I like riding, so I'm in no rush to finish my rides. Also don't see the need for drop bars; of course, YMMV. Your Cantalope should make...
03-03-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By Korina

Garage queen. Might be able to facilitate, if...

Garage queen. Might be able to facilitate, if it's close enough.
https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/crescent-city-lotus-road-bike/7085379858.html

Lotus road bike. Pro Series 3000R. Teal and...
03-02-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 99,156
Posted By Korina

Twinsies! :) I hear you about the shifter...

Twinsies! :)

I hear you about the shifter issues; trying to take them off last night, one broke instead. Fortunately they were going to be replaced anyway.
03-02-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 99,156
Posted By Korina

Last night my husband and I stripped my...

Last night my husband and I stripped my MultiTrack for the powdercoater. I plan on replacing the ghodawful flat bar with some nice, shallow rando drops. Problem is, the original 1" quill stem is...
03-01-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 91,571
Posted By Korina

Very nice! I was going to suggest the Porteur,...

Very nice! I was going to suggest the Porteur, which has worked well for my RockHopper, but that Milan looks great! Have fun riding your new bike! Here's mine:

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02-28-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,494
Posted By Korina

I do so love being the odd woman out. I like...

I do so love being the odd woman out. I like comfort and class; speed just isn't my jam. But I do love riding.

...
02-28-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7,075
Views: 1,755,948
Posted By Korina

Oh, me too. I'm 5'4" and adore the 26" wheels on...

Oh, me too. I'm 5'4" and adore the 26" wheels on my converted mtb. A smaller rider would love that bike as a commuter, grocery-getter, gravel bike, whatever. Find a woman 5' or shorter and offer it...
02-28-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,769
Posted By Korina

Here are a few from my commute, warts and all....

Here are a few from my commute, warts and all. Sorry, we don't have much fall color.

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02-25-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,481
Posted By Korina

Thanks for the earworm. I did dis for da Fixie...

Thanks for the earworm. I did dis for da Fixie Goons (Fixie Goons) I think Freddie just rolled over in his grave. :lol:
02-23-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,481
Posted By Korina

This is how I feel when I ride my bike. ...

This is how I feel when I ride my bike.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z4iWAnrMGU
02-23-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Korina

Oh they know, they just don't care. It's much...

Oh they know, they just don't care. It's much more profitable to stick with the broad middle section of riders than the few outliers, i.e. the tall and the short. Even Liv, which is supposed to be...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,210
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, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
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: 1,511
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.
02-08-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
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...
02-05-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,212
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...
02-04-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,212
Posted By Korina

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

Three; three bikes is the proper number (for me).
On pavement/commuter...
01-30-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,773
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
01-28-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 699
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!!
01-11-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,079
Posted By Korina

My heart bike. ...

My heart bike.


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/70831212_942443326092108_8382657619164135424_n_27112cb6a0417538315c98cdc8220b3c3247516d.jpg
Forum: Commuting
01-09-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By Korina

...'til it was snagged by a passing tornado... :D

...'til it was snagged by a passing tornado... :D
01-09-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By Korina

Sweet!

Sweet!
01-07-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By Korina

Sweet ride! I'm not great on gnarly single track...

Sweet ride! I'm not great on gnarly single track or snow/sand, so that's fine. :bike2: And +1 on flat bars being uncomfortable for more than 5 minutes in the saddle. If when I get my 750 built up,...
01-07-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By Korina

I do love my converted "Rockflopper"(lol!). What...

I do love my converted "Rockflopper"(lol!). What distinguishes an all rounder? I'm guessing drop bars and wide tires (I'll never go back); road gearing or mtb?
Forum: Commuting
01-06-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,045
Posted By Korina

Paid sick leave is the real luxury.

Paid sick leave is the real luxury.
Forum: Commuting
01-06-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By Korina

Good on you; I chicken out at 30. To be fair,...

Good on you; I chicken out at 30. To be fair, that particular hill has grates and lots of debris, including glass, and high-speed traffic.
Forum: Commuting
01-06-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 11,201,026
Posted By Korina

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSkBRskWdzs
Forum: Commuting
01-06-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,408
Posted By Korina

I ride a classic mountain bike re-made into a...

I ride a classic mountain bike re-made into a badass cruiser. Well, she will be when she's finished (been saying that for most of a year).

...
12-30-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 54,988
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By Korina

Do I paste it into Link or Photo? I've tried...

Do I paste it into Link or Photo? I've tried copying 'image location' with zero luck. Thanks for the tutorial. Nevermind! Thanks!!

Trek 3700...
12-30-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Korina

That last scene had me wincing. Poor things. ...

That last scene had me wincing. Poor things.

Global climate change FTW! :troll:
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