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11-29-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 65,053
Views: 10,175,832
Posted By Korina

Vintage panniers...

Vintage panniers (https://chico.craigslist.org/bop/d/chico-cannondale-saddlebags/7396292472.html)!Cannondale saddlebags - $80 (Chico)...
11-29-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By Korina

That's why I'm sticking to 26" wheels, which...

That's why I'm sticking to 26" wheels, which pretty much means vintage steel mountain bikes. Oh, how I suffer. ;)

As for bad geometry, the first "real" bike I bought myself was a Liv hybrid, size...
11-28-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By Korina

A new pic of my old ride. What does 17.5"...

A new pic of my old ride. What does 17.5" translate to? (JK, I don't care.) :)

...
11-27-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 716
Posted By Korina

J25567; the 2 is very offset.

J25567; the 2 is very offset.
11-24-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 630
Posted By Korina

I love my Brooks B17 Aged. Get your sit bones...

I love my Brooks B17 Aged. Get your sit bones measured and start trying saddles. Good luck.
11-24-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,184
Posted By Korina

Florida Man Questions Grail Bikes

The Psychic Derailleur is interesting and fun; this is just this week's micro dose.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHKdHFy0saE
11-23-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Korina

Neat! Does yours have as funny an origin story as...

Neat! Does yours have as funny an origin story as ours? It seems that one of the early white expeditions had a fun time in the redwood forest; you know, walk six feet, climb over a four foot tall...
11-22-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Korina

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1990x1346/mad_princess_3126bcb247f1cbc62390ce7b0609dc5b9cd8a3fd.jpg
A Princess on the Mad River
11-17-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,403
Posted By Korina

Our entire economy is based on "New and...

Our entire economy is based on "New and Improved!" As a society we've been indoctrinated into "New and Improved!" so much, we get all pouty if it doesn't happen fast enough ('I want it NOW, Daddy!')....
11-08-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 221,677
Posted By Korina

Absolutely. Merziac's photos show more touch-up...

Absolutely. Merziac's photos show more touch-up paint than you'd think, but that's an easy fix. The seller very generously threw on some Kool-Stop salmon pads and a new brake cable.
11-07-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 534
Posted By Korina

OT, but that reminds me of this. EDIT: Well...

OT, but that reminds me of this.

EDIT: Well poop. Check it out on YT, it's very short and very funny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-fluUQApO8
11-07-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 221,677
Posted By Korina

I hear you. I finally noticed that they're...

I hear you. I finally noticed that they're threadless stems; I prefer quill. It's semi-custom; I'm sure I could find something amongst the 20 sizes they offer. Doesn't matter, I'm getting this...
11-05-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,619
Posted By Korina

Some people have wider sit bones, some have...

Some people have wider sit bones, some have narrower. To label them "female" and "male" is marketing and stupid.
11-01-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,619
Posted By Korina

+1

+1
11-01-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 65,053
Views: 10,175,832
Posted By Korina

You're a filthy rotten enabler, merziac. :p I'm...

You're a filthy rotten enabler, merziac. :p I'm still trying to find out anything about it; it looks glorious, but if it's gaspipe, it's not worth it. I may take you up on your offer; we'll see.
11-01-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 65,053
Views: 10,175,832
Posted By Korina

Like it?? Did you see those thumbies? That...

Like it?? Did you see those thumbies? That non-Mountech derailleur? It's too upright, but that's easily fixed. Good gravy, look at that fork crown!

EDIT: Worse, it's only one state away. Portland...
11-01-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7,264
Views: 2,955,715
Posted By Korina

Don't lurk, engage! Admire others' bikes, ask...

Don't lurk, engage! Admire others' bikes, ask questions, talk about yours! What bike did you convert?
11-01-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,489
Posted By Korina

If there's a cheap way to build up the Trek, I'd...

If there's a cheap way to build up the Trek, I'd say keep and ride them both for awhile; chances are, the right choice will become evident pretty quickly.
10-29-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,214
Posted By Korina

Were they all crack dealers? None of them were...

Were they all crack dealers? None of them were poor kids who needed to get around?

Not really relevant, but mildly amusing. Back in the olden days of the 1990's my husband had a friend/boss, Trav,...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By Korina

Because of course. :( You have my...

Because of course. :(

You have my sympathies, Mr. Grumpy.
10-27-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Korina

I know for a fact that the state sheriff's assn....

I know for a fact that the state sheriff's assn. lobbied against this and the decriminalizing jaywalking bill. I'll bet dollars to donuts that other law enforcement orgs did too. Jerks.

I will...
10-25-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Korina

Don't discount vintage steel mountain bikes as a...

Don't discount vintage steel mountain bikes as a base for a killer build. The 26" wheels are sturdier to handle your weight and the trailer, they can take big tires for a cushy ride, and you can...
10-25-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 235,451
Posted By Korina

Not mine; it's been up on eBay...

Not mine; it's been up on eBay (https://www.ebay.com/itm/185119003940?hash=item2b19f3d524:g:otgAAOSwX2JhEGJZ) for quite a while and deserves a good home. I'd buy it myself, but the inn is FULL. If...
10-25-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 914
Posted By Korina

As a short rider myself (5'4"), I find the...

As a short rider myself (5'4"), I find the geometry around 26" wheels to be the most comfortable, but your partner may have different preferences and/or proportions.

I found a couple of...
10-20-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By Korina

When you can, post a pic of your bike so everyone...

When you can, post a pic of your bike so everyone can tell you (helpfully) what you're doing wrong. :D

Tell us what city/state/country you're in and there are folks who'll be happy to find a bike...
10-19-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,021
Posted By Korina

Basically none, the air's coming from the pump...

Basically none, the air's coming from the pump hose.
10-16-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,164
Posted By Korina

He had sleep apnea, which caused the insomnia,...

He had sleep apnea, which caused the insomnia, and chronic sleep deprivation can seriously mess with your brain. I gather that extremely high altitudes can cause or exacerbate sleep apnea.
10-13-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,489
Posted By Korina

Don't know if this'll help, but it can't hurt! ...

Don't know if this'll help, but it can't hurt!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7D1XhoZ90E&t=70s
10-13-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 964
Posted By Korina

sebasbike , were you looking to do something like...

sebasbike , were you looking to do something like this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCzl8Kdkd_A
10-13-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,164
Posted By Korina

::thinks of Iohan carrying his bike through...

::thinks of Iohan carrying his bike through rivers and up mountainous goat tracks 8" wide at 16,000 feet::

No.
10-10-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 964
Posted By Korina

Better quality. HardRock was their bottom of the...

Better quality. HardRock was their bottom of the line bike, largely hi-ten steel, but still a decent ride; they make good beater bikes. RockHopper was their mid-level really good bike, and...
10-09-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By Korina

You know, threads like this make me think we...

You know, threads like this make me think we should have a sticky "useful threads" thread. This forum moves so fast, it's too easy to lose them.
10-08-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 65,053
Views: 10,175,832
Posted By Korina

This 1984 Miyata Six Ten...

This 1984 Miyata Six Ten (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/cutten-miyata-six-ten/7387574737.html) is in desperate need of rescue. It spent 2 1/2 years in a barn so plenty of surface rust, the...
10-08-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By Korina

We have some like that, but with large rotted out...

We have some like that, but with large rotted out voids.
10-06-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Korina

Bike safety on the Golden Gate Bridge

If you ride the bridge, you're probably already aware of this, but the GGB district is looking for cyclist feedback about safety here...
10-06-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 174,410
Posted By Korina

This showed up yesterday. Whew. ...

This showed up yesterday. Whew.


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1100x825/20211005_142921_c2303b2a302618738084eeca3bec7560441ddfde.jpg...
10-05-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By Korina

I must admit, being in control of that horn...

I must admit, being in control of that horn (whistle?) would be a power rush. :)
10-05-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By Korina

You have no idea. When the train was running,...

You have no idea. When the train was running, there were crews stationed all along the canyon; every time a train went through, the crews would go out and push the rails back in place and stuff rocks...
10-03-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 930
Posted By Korina

Oh my giddy aunt! I thought that was a badly...

Oh my giddy aunt! I thought that was a badly rusted bearing! :lol:
09-29-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,489
Posted By Korina

Please, diva away! It's your bike; I was just...

Please, diva away! It's your bike; I was just grabbing anything that looked remotely interesting. I've been having zero luck with my diva search, so it was fun to look for mine while looking for...
09-27-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,232
Posted By Korina

Anyone notice the article said the cyclists had...

Anyone notice the article said the cyclists had just been coal rolled moments before? Idiot teenager playing copycat.

Who ever thought giving minors a license to kill was a good thing??
09-26-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 174,410
Posted By Korina

Spotted this '92 Vitus at a local thrift shop. I...

Spotted this '92 Vitus at a local thrift shop. I didn't bring a lock, and the rider generously shared his cable. I thought you gents would appreciate it; I know I did.

...
09-23-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,164
Posted By Korina

He started at the Arctic Ocean, and over the...

He started at the Arctic Ocean, and over the years rode south to Argentina by the most remote, rugged, and beautiful routes you can imagine, and met the most amazing people along the way, horses who...
09-23-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By Korina

Yes, the Expert is overpriced, but not by that...

Yes, the Expert is overpriced, but not by that much if you add in the COVID tax, and it's been up for nearly a month, so the seller might be willing to go down a bit. But if it's in as good a shape...
09-23-21, 02:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By Korina

This Diamond Back Expert...

This Diamond Back Expert (https://delaware.craigslist.org/bik/d/wilmington-1994-diamondback-expert-road/7372848118.html) looks good. Very good. Gorgeous, in fact. I think it's even about his size....
09-23-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,164
Posted By Korina

Have you met Iohan?

If you haven't met Iohan Gueorguiev, you need to. Be aware, he passed away (https://bikepacking.com/plog/iohan-gueorguiev-1988-2021/) recently at the tragically young age of 33, but the legacy he...
Forum: Touring
09-22-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By Korina

Just to clarify, it seems he had sleep apnea for...

Just to clarify, it seems he had sleep apnea for several years, which caused insomnia; chronic lack of sleep can do a number on your head and sleep apnea can cause actual brain damage. If you can,...
09-22-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By Korina

Coal threat to the GRT and all of us!

Just in case you haven't heard, coal interests want to take the rail line that's in the process of becoming the Great Redwood Trail. The idea is patently ludicrous, as the Eel River Canyon makes it...
09-22-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 221,677
Posted By Korina

Ah. German. They look nice. It could be like...

Ah. German. They look nice.

It could be like pants and scissors; at some point in history they were two separate items.

'English doesn't borrow from other languages, English follows other...
09-19-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,969
Posted By Korina

That makes sense; at 3" diameter there's not much...

That makes sense; at 3" diameter there's not much room to sag. Bubble envelope is a good idea.

I stole Roadrunner Bags' tool roll too. I found a laptop sleeve at the thrift shop and took it apart;...
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