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Forum: Touring
05-15-24, 04:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,253
Posted By PromptCritical

Yeah, the one in Berkeley used to be this cool,...

Yeah, the one in Berkeley used to be this cool, hip place with all sorts of unusual stuff. Not so much anymore. At least the people are super nice!
Forum: Touring
07-28-23, 06:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,875
Posted By fishboat

One rule of thumb on buying used bikes, "If you...

One rule of thumb on buying used bikes, "If you find what you know is a really great deal..buy it and worry about details later. If you find a deal and then initiate a few days of research to...
07-09-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,244
Posted By SurferRosa

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/e2/39/1f/e2391fe435...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/e2/39/1f/e2391fe4357d05c5b92eab48241d5350.gif
11-11-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,997
Posted By t2p

I don't agree the more knowledgeable person...

I don't agree

the more knowledgeable person should make the decision - or at a minimum assist in the decision
11-11-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,997
Posted By wheelreason

I sell bikes for a living, here's my take, Let...

I sell bikes for a living, here's my take,
Let her pick out her bike and don't get her too much bike for aspirational future riding. If you are one of those that does all their maintenance (the fact...
11-10-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,318
Posted By seypat

I've never understood why a person fed up with...

I've never understood why a person fed up with circumstances needs to announce they're going away. :foo:
11-10-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,997
Posted By Broctoon

That's just not true. OP has looked at Trek...

That's just not true.

OP has looked at Trek FX2 and FX3. I think these are great options. They have a super reputation; just skim through some threads in the hybrid bikes subforum and you'll see...
11-10-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,997
Posted By veganbikes

And after the standard blah blah blah, GO TO YOUR...

And after the standard blah blah blah, GO TO YOUR LOCAL SHOP! Seriously guessing is great for the Price is Right but a bike someone is going to ride not so good. I get that you are going out of state...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,036
Posted By Clang

If this is the bike in question, then I'd stay...

If this is the bike in question, then I'd stay far away. Low end ladies step-through frame worth maybe $40 for someone looking for something that rolls.
Forum: Commuting
10-01-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,002
Posted By Inisfallen

Absolutely. I agree. What I'm saying is...

Absolutely. I agree.

What I'm saying is that sometimes those "buts" are valid, for those people's lives.

There seems to be a bit of an attitude in this thread (not saying you, or anyone in...
09-26-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 1,006,008
Posted By Brennan

It's been years since I've visited bikeforums,...

It's been years since I've visited bikeforums, and I've realized I'm old enough to qualify for this subforum which I always used to ignore. Bit of a shocker. I've really enjoyed this thread though....
Forum: Commuting
09-20-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 21,001
Posted By Welshboy

I've not posted for a while but I've kept up the...

I've not posted for a while but I've kept up the commuting on my three-day week all through a glorious summer in the UK and I think I need to go back to the winter to remember the last time I used...
09-01-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,701
Posted By Koyote

Or maybe a road bike is just a poorly designed...

Or maybe a road bike is just a poorly designed gravel bike.
07-25-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,961
Posted By Duo

yep. before covid, i could buy an old thousand...

yep. before covid, i could buy an old thousand dollar bike from the dealer for 200. actually an old thousand dollar bike is really a 2,000 dollar bike for inflation. the old bikes he would blow out...
Forum: Touring
05-09-22, 04:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 20,050
Posted By PDKL45

I like Francis Cade and his mate Bike Fit James a...

I like Francis Cade and his mate Bike Fit James a lot, very fun and informative videos. But! And there's a big but. They assume people have entirely healthy necks and backs, which is not always the...
01-19-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 79,299
Posted By blamester

Very nice. Is it 1 1/8 steerer? Cheers

Very nice. Is it 1 1/8 steerer?
Cheers
Forum: Northeast
10-22-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,939
Posted By debade

I understand your concern but asking people their...

I understand your concern but asking people their feeling about safety is almost impossible. There was an earlier thread where poster asked about how to tell if a neighborhood was safe during his...
05-15-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,776
Posted By Rides4Beer

Agreed on all points, being clean and lots of...

Agreed on all points, being clean and lots of good pictures are probably the most important, imo. :beer:
Forum: Touring
11-06-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,111
Posted By Leebo

I ride bikes, lots. No training. My bikepacking...

I ride bikes, lots. No training. My bikepacking is usually 8 hrs or so per day, depends. 30 -50 miles for mixed terrain like dirt and singletrack with some paved thrown in. My " plan " might change...
Forum: Touring
12-03-18, 12:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,792
Posted By KraneXL

That's vanity, not common sense.

That's vanity, not common sense.
Forum: Commuting
12-07-15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 351,075
Posted By randallr

Found an injured saw-whet owl on my commute home...

Found an injured saw-whet owl on my commute home in Chehalis, WA back in the 90's, in winter. Put him in my coat to get him home, put him in a box at home, called the wildlife rescue folks and they...
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