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07-03-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 147,654
Posted By Korina

When I'm riding a great bike on a beautiful ride,...

When I'm riding a great bike on a beautiful ride, I'm in no rush to finish.
07-03-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 147,654
Posted By Korina

FIFY. Beautiful bike, BTW.

FIFY. Beautiful bike, BTW.
07-03-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 341,661
Posted By Korina

Baddest cat in the whole damn town. Badder than...

Baddest cat in the whole damn town. Badder than ol' King Kong, meaner than a junkyard dog.

What a great photo; he looks like quite the character. <3
07-03-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By Korina

Yikes! :eek:

Yikes! :eek:
07-02-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By Korina

That's the problem with mountain lions; you don't...

That's the problem with mountain lions; you don't see them. :twitchy:
Forum: Commuting
07-01-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15,583
Views: 11,939,550
Posted By Korina

Nah, I'm very happy with my DTHs, being fast and...

Nah, I'm very happy with my DTHs, being fast and squishy and not that expensive. That said, if someone threw some RH tires at me, I would not turn them down.

Thanks about the bag; I stole the...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15,583
Views: 11,939,550
Posted By Korina

I made the bag myself, and you forgot the tires....

I made the bag myself, and you forgot the tires. :)
06-29-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By Korina

Good tires will work better than any suspension...

Good tires will work better than any suspension for your type of riding. Do you have any bike shops nearby? If so, go test ride everything that looks interesting. Bikes are like shoes; you really...
06-29-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,488
Posted By Korina

Trav1s, how's your wife's riding going? Does she...

Trav1s, how's your wife's riding going? Does she still like the bike? Did she ever find a comfortable saddle? And pics; we want pics. :)
06-29-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By Korina

Anyone riding the Santa Cruz Mtn. Challenge?

Just curious/FYI. https://santacruzmountainschallenge.com/
Forum: Commuting
06-29-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15,583
Views: 11,939,550
Posted By Korina

Absolutely. Any bike that gets you and your stuff...

Absolutely. Any bike that gets you and your stuff where you need to go comfortably is the right bike. Also, like RubeRad said, vintage rigid mountain bikes make terrific commuters. Here's my...
06-28-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Korina

Take a magnet with you.

Take a magnet with you.
06-27-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 267,534
Posted By Korina

Thanks; those are Maxxis DTHs, 2.15". Fast and...

Thanks; those are Maxxis DTHs, 2.15". Fast and squishy. Good luck with your brakes.
06-26-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Korina

Maybe get some cycling friends together and clean...

Maybe get some cycling friends together and clean them out once in awhile? Up here in the boonies we have no shortage of volunteers for community cleanup/trail work; surely the Bay Area can come up...
06-23-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By Korina

Does your city have a car master plan?

Maybe it should. https://usa.streetsblog.org/2022/06/07/the-brake-why-every-city-needs-a-car-master-plan/#new_tab

You can bet your sweet bippy I'll be sharing this with my city.
06-23-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Korina

Just FYI, the dark tan sidewall DTHs are the...

Just FYI, the dark tan sidewall DTHs are the flat-resistant version. I have the other ones and went a long while before my rear tire started flatting (a pebble the size and sharpness of a sliver of...
06-22-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Korina

A second vote for Maxxis DTH. They ride great;...

A second vote for Maxxis DTH. They ride great; fast and squishy.
06-22-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 267,534
Posted By Korina

I'm a subscriber. Funny thing is, I have that...

I'm a subscriber. Funny thing is, I have that same bike, one year older (and for a year or two longer). I also have Tektro Oryx's and can verify that they stop the bike, while looking stylish, though...
06-21-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 267,534
Posted By Korina

I agree; your straddle cable is way long. You...

I agree; your straddle cable is way long. You want it as close to the tire, or basket bracket in this case, as you can get. Properly set up cantis will stop the bike.
06-19-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Korina

If you haven't been, Vintage Trek is the resource...

If you haven't been, Vintage Trek is the resource you need. Here's where (http://www.vintage-trek.com/model_numbers1.htm) you can date it; once you've done that, find the brochure and/or tech manual...
06-18-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,643
Posted By Korina

What's the engine's name? :)

What's the engine's name? :)
06-16-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 789
Posted By Korina

D'oh! Sorry, the Bridgestone is pretty awesome...

D'oh! Sorry, the Bridgestone is pretty awesome and more than a bit smaller than the Ritchey. I'm glad it likes you.
Forum: Foo
06-16-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 977
Posted By Korina

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/dscn0474_6ec7653c88c4da763f568f12af53c250df641c76.jpg
Six weeks! Hello, little Harry!
Harry maxed out at 13lbs. Not fat, but stocky....
06-16-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 789
Posted By Korina

I did, great bike! I see what you mean about the...

I did, great bike! I see what you mean about the Stumpy being "a little" small. I'm glad you like it, it's a gorgeous bike.
06-15-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 789
Posted By Korina

Ooh, is that the S--------y? It's beautiful! I...

Ooh, is that the S--------y? It's beautiful! I hope it rides at least as great as it looks.
06-15-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Korina

Bring a headlight? Good luck getting any official...

Bring a headlight? Good luck getting any official response.
06-14-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Korina

I like it, but silver would look much better.

I like it, but silver would look much better.
06-14-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Korina

There's this from StreetsBlog...

There's this from StreetsBlog (https://usa.streetsblog.org/2022/06/10/why-apple-shouldnt-be-allowed-to-turn-a-car-dashboard-into-an-iphone/#new_tab), too.
06-14-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Korina

Wait, it gets better than last night? Sweet!!

Wait, it gets better than last night? Sweet!!
06-14-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Korina

Thanks Apple

Because drivers aren't distracted enough.:notamused:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6PFSHFmNFU
06-11-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Korina

I had no trouble accessing the article just now....

I had no trouble accessing the article just now. Try again?
06-11-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,037
Posted By Korina

As it happens, the STB rejected ...

As it happens, the STB rejected (https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2022/jun/10/okay-now-we-can-say-coal-train-scheme-dead/)the coal co.'s dog-ate-my-homework excuse. Ding dong the coal train's dead!...
06-11-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,083
Posted By Korina

The only way to figure it out is to try different...

The only way to figure it out is to try different bars. Like saddles, what's comfortable for me (V-O Tourist Bar) may not be comfortable for you. It can get expensive, but you can sell whatever...
06-09-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,190
Posted By Korina

Good advice. One thing I learned in first aid...

Good advice. One thing I learned in first aid training was with heat exhaustion or heat stroke NEVER put someone in an ice bath. The cold will close off the capillaries, causing the body to hold onto...
06-08-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 470
Posted By Korina

I beg to differ; cantis are indeed a PITA to set...

I beg to differ; cantis are indeed a PITA to set up, but once set up properly, they generally stay adjusted. And, I've never had a problem stopping any of my bikes.
06-08-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 470
Posted By Korina

Grab it. Grab it now! It's not a top-of-the-line...

Grab it. Grab it now! It's not a top-of-the-line bike, but it's a good one, and if it's really in the condition it appears to be in, it's well worth $125. Have you bought it yet??

Also, post pics...
06-08-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,037
Posted By Korina

The plot thickens. Lawyers for the Great Redwood...

The plot thickens. Lawyers for the Great Redwood Trail Agency interesting financial shenanigans (https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2022/jun/6/great-redwood-trail-agency-uncovers-poorly-redacte/). The Lost...
06-05-22, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14,743
Views: 3,562,998
Posted By Korina

Nice little bike; I hope it finds a good home.

Nice little bike; I hope it finds a good home.
06-05-22, 01:28 AM
Replies: 8,176
Views: 2,593,862
Posted By Korina

Dang, that's a lot of barnacles; are they...

Dang, that's a lot of barnacles; are they original, or added on? Very cool bike.
Forum: Foo
06-04-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,897
Posted By Korina

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnBqAzJXVGo
06-04-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,037
Posted By Korina

Turns out I was wrong; they want those miles on...

Turns out I was wrong; they want those miles on the main line, right where there's no room for rail-with-trail.

Also, the coal folks turned in their notification of intent the day after the...
06-02-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 826
Posted By Korina

You could just buy one; it has to be cheaper than...

You could just buy one; it has to be cheaper than hiring a page to follow you around.
06-02-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,492
Posted By Korina

Has anyone tried speeding up the break-in period...

Has anyone tried speeding up the break-in period with a carefully applied ball peen hammer? Just curious.
tyrion, shorter by how much?
06-02-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,661
Posted By Korina

tendency, did you ever find what you were looking...

tendency, did you ever find what you were looking for?
06-01-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,037
Posted By Korina

Woo hoo! The coal train's d-e-a-d dead! The coal...

Woo hoo! The coal train's d-e-a-d dead! The coal folks never filed their intent to make an OFA, therefore IT'S DEAD! Unfortunately the Skunk Train folks, Mendocino Railroad, did file for the 13 miles...
Forum: Foo
06-01-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,897
Posted By Korina

Gas prices these days!

We've done it; our local gas prices have hit $7.17/gal., $2/gal. in two months. Mind, this is the premium stuff, but Kaylee demands the best. I'm sure prices will continue to climb. We don't drive...
06-01-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,408
Posted By Korina

In the distant past, when Seth's Bike Hacks (now...

In the distant past, when Seth's Bike Hacks (now Berm Peak) YT channel was still new, he began a series of noob mountain bike lessons, and the one that really stuck is, 'Pick your line and ride...
05-28-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By Korina

OP, have you seen a PT to help with the...

OP, have you seen a PT to help with the tendonitis?
05-28-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By Korina

Sweet! Your CAAD skills are impressive. I look...

Sweet! Your CAAD skills are impressive. I look forward to seeing the completed build.

I love my 26" wheel bikes!! I can heartily recommend the Velo-Orange Tourist Bar...
05-28-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,225
Posted By Korina

Whoops, I should have read the parameters before...

Whoops, I should have read the parameters before answering.

My primary ride mostly has three, sometimes four; two for the wireless computer and one for the bolted-on tail light. I don't usually...
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