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06-25-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Korina

Sprained my hand in April, probably cracked a...

Sprained my hand in April, probably cracked a bone too; the pain finally isn't as sharp as it was. Saturday I spent tromping up and down a local forest, fixing trails, and Monday, after my bike ride...
06-25-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,889
Posted By Korina

Have you thought about accessorizing in another...

Have you thought about accessorizing in another color or two? The black will make it pop. I share your feelings about black bikes. Blech.
06-24-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,889
Posted By Korina

🤤 Maybe. A little. 😍

🤤 Maybe. A little. 😍
06-24-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By Korina

:d

:d
06-24-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,884
Posted By Korina

After two rides I wanted to throw my stock saddle...

After two rides I wanted to throw my stock saddle in a wood chipper so it would burn better. I was mature and donated it to the local co-op.
06-24-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,889
Posted By Korina

My Pretty Purple Princess Penelope is...

My Pretty Purple Princess Penelope is self-explanatory. The Liv hybrid is a boring, dull gray with not enough turquoise accents, so I'm accessorizing in mismatched shades of blue as much as I can....
06-24-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,889
Posted By Korina

Why toss it? Sounds like wall art to me.

Why toss it? Sounds like wall art to me.
06-24-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By Korina

jade408 you're going to have the purdiest bike...

jade408 you're going to have the purdiest bike around! I love, love, love that head badge. And the lugs! And the purple! And the sparkle!!! :love:
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 28,303
Posted By Korina

Lately the mornings have been clear with temps...

Lately the mornings have been clear with temps around 48-50F, so I slightly under-dress knowing the rising sun will warm me up. Not this morning; stoopid marine layer. On the plus side, I didn't get...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By Korina

Yep; my last flat the piece of metal was...

Yep; my last flat the piece of metal was completely flush with the tire; I found it by visual inspection.
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,009
Posted By Korina

I live in dairy country, and riding past dairies...

I live in dairy country, and riding past dairies in the spring is... interesting. Especially when the roads flood, and I know I'm not riding through mud. I go slow to minimize splashing, and the...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,369
Posted By Korina

golftdi, okay now you're just showing off. :D...

golftdi, okay now you're just showing off. :D Well done!
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,896
Posted By Korina

Aww, man, that sounds rough! I hope you can...

Aww, man, that sounds rough! I hope you can struggle through it all. Thoughts and prayers. :roflmao2:
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,860
Posted By Korina

I hope that works; I gather the two screws keep...

I hope that works; I gather the two screws keep it tight enough that it doesn't pop off at every pothole? Not that I've experienced that... I'm looking at possibly using the TwoFish Lockblocks...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,009
Posted By Korina

Just think of all the cats you'll attract! :lol:

Just think of all the cats you'll attract! :lol:
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By Korina

That's "ma'am" to you, young whipper-snapper. As...

That's "ma'am" to you, young whipper-snapper. As has been mentioned upthread, it's difficult to see the rear tire under fenders.
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,860
Posted By Korina

As long as it works. :thumb:

As long as it works. :thumb:
06-23-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,385
Posted By Korina

On my commute home one day. ...

On my commute home one day.

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Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,009
Posted By Korina

Hah! It'll be real interesting when it's a wrench.

Hah! It'll be real interesting when it's a wrench.
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By Korina

Not often or well enough. Got a flat last week,...

Not often or well enough. Got a flat last week, found and removed the tiny piece of metal embedded in the tire, fixed the flat after running some tissues inside to find snags, rode home. Next morning...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,009
Posted By Korina

All I found on my ride to work Friday was...

All I found on my ride to work Friday was eucalyptus debris. So. much. crap. I spent a good 15 minutes stopping and throwing branches off the highway shoulder, forging a path for the commuters behind...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,009
Posted By Korina

It doesn't have to be something you pick up, but...

It doesn't have to be something you pick up, but it's more fun if it's interesting. Like sticking a magnet fishing pole off the end of your bike. :lol:
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,526
Posted By Korina

I throw my leftover pizza in bread wrappers;...

I throw my leftover pizza in bread wrappers; keeps everything in and it's re-using it.

As for popcorn, I use the old pot-and-stove technique. It's noisy, but tastes great, once I drizzle in melted...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,137
Posted By Korina

I like my Purists; the plastic taste only lasts a...

I like my Purists; the plastic taste only lasts a couple of weeks. Funny, I had no idea you were supposed to bite and pull to open; I just open mine when I take the bike out. I also don't put my...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,860
Posted By Korina

That is a handsome bike. I'll bet you were too...

That is a handsome bike. I'll bet you were too busy riding it to take pics. Have you gotten used to the brifters yet? And don't worry about the fenders; they look quite appropriate to the look; more...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Korina

I bought an over-the-door set of clothes hooks...

I bought an over-the-door set of clothes hooks and just hung it on the back of a door that's open all the time. No one can see it and everything dries quickly.
06-21-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Korina

Dude! DH says Centurion became Diamond Back...

Dude! DH says Centurion became Diamond Back around '89 or '90 and WHY DON'T YOU OWN THIS YET?!?!?
06-20-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,671
Posted By Korina

Niiiiice. :love:

Niiiiice. :love:
Forum: Commuting
06-18-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,009
Posted By Korina

^ ^ ^ :foo:

^ ^ ^ :foo:
Forum: Commuting
06-18-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,064
Posted By Korina

Is it a sign from the universe that I spotted six...

Is it a sign from the universe that I spotted six Surlys on Saturday? They're not common here, so six was a surprise. Two Disc Truckers (a local young couple), two Cross Checks (two young women...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,009
Posted By Korina

This morning I found a 7' eucalyptus branch right...

This morning I found a 7' eucalyptus branch right across the 8' highway shoulder. The rider ahead of me must've ridden around it, riding perilously close to the rumble strip. The cyclist behind me...
06-17-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 39,890
Posted By Korina

Ah. At least he accomplished something, more than...

Ah. At least he accomplished something, more than most of us can say.
06-17-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,671
Posted By Korina

That is a long, long ride. Hey look, you're at...

That is a long, long ride. Hey look, you're at 10! :ride:
06-17-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,812
Posted By Korina

I don't. If anyone asks, I'll tell them that I...

I don't. If anyone asks, I'll tell them that I commuted by bike, but otherwise it's greeted with vast indifference; my coworkers love their cars. The only other cyclist in the entire company, that I...
06-17-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,671
Posted By Korina

Sounds nice. What are your plans? (so close!)

Sounds nice. What are your plans? (so close!)
06-16-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 100,351
Posted By Korina

Spotted a parked Specialized Cross Roads...

Spotted a parked Specialized Cross Roads yesterday; not sure of the vintage, likely early/mid '90s, but cromo all the way, in very good condition, and just exactly my size. Husbeast had to pull me...
06-16-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 39,890
Posted By Korina

Is Richard Long the bike? Did the bike-niverous...

Is Richard Long the bike? Did the bike-niverous plant eat it? :foo: That would be a sad, it's a very nice-looking bike.
06-16-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,671
Posted By Korina

Smile What's the color scheme? (Trying to up your...

What's the color scheme? (Trying to up your posts.)
Forum: Commuting
06-16-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,033
Posted By Korina

Bus pass for the ride home?

Bus pass for the ride home?
Forum: Commuting
06-16-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,525
Posted By Korina

Eight miles, pretty much a straight line between...

Eight miles, pretty much a straight line between two cities. Only other route option is 11 gorgeous miles of rolling hills, narrow to nonexistent shoulders, and high-speed traffic. I always take the...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,526
Posted By Korina

Haven't tried carrying pizza home on the bike;...

Haven't tried carrying pizza home on the bike; take & bake is 3 blocks from home, but I feel ya about the second breakfast (very hobbitish). When I take leftover pizza to work, I take it out of the...
06-14-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,749
Posted By Korina

:eek: :love:

:eek: :love:
06-12-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By Korina

:D Okay, you got me there. I want the other 163...

:D Okay, you got me there. I want the other 163 for a secret experiment.



Pretty. Very pretty, but I like my mtb gearing; we're all hills around here.



Thanks, but my husband is convinced...
06-12-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By Korina

I caught that, but the listing says 170's are...

I caught that, but the listing says 170's are available, so I figured that was the pic they used.
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,121
Posted By Korina

Darth_Lefty :roflmao2:

Darth_Lefty :roflmao2:
06-12-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By Korina

Check out what my darling husbeast found for me!...

Check out what my darling husbeast found for me! This is nigh perfect...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,009
Posted By Korina

It means you were pretty lucky.

It means you were pretty lucky.
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 99,009
Posted By Korina

I thought the thundering herds of earthworms was...

I thought the thundering herds of earthworms was peculiar, until yesterday's migration of the caterpillars. o.O Dozens, maybe hundreds of small grey/green caterpillars crossing the trail in the marsh...
06-10-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 100,417
Posted By Korina

EDIT: Never mind, we ordered a nice160. WTB...

EDIT: Never mind, we ordered a nice160.

WTB silver 165 mountain biking crankset (22-32-46ish) for my '92 Rockhopper. Please and thank you.
06-10-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By Korina

I have hips, so plenty of Q.

I have hips, so plenty of Q.
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