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Old 06-25-11, 09:28 PM   #1
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New kid on the thread

Howdy!

My name is Angelina. I'm a fine art major navigating my way through the new world of cycling.

I live in Texas. I've seen other people biking around town and I've decided to join the ranks. My biking experience stops with my Huffy back in 2004. I always liked riding bikes but got away from it as I got older and busier. So yeah, you've got a newbie on your hands.

I broke out the collection of bikes my dad has accumulated in the garage back home but they're all too bulky for my apartment/car/lifestyle.
So, I'm starting the shopping process, mostly interested in folding bikes, and thats when I stumbled upon you guys thanks to my very best friend, Google.

Yeah, haha that's about it.

I'll see you guys out there!
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Old 06-25-11, 10:15 PM   #2
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Welcome to BikeForums Angelina!
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Old 06-25-11, 11:07 PM   #3
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The cycling world welcomes you with open arms. Not sure what your price range is for the folding bike, but people just love their Bromptons. http://www.bicycletimesmag.com/conte...w-brompton-s6l
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Old 06-26-11, 08:18 AM   #4
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Price Range

Haha, well like I said, I'm in college so I'm definitely looking for a bike that's more affordable.
I looked at Bromptons online before, but I really don't have $1,000-$2,000 dollars to drop on a folder at this point.
I've really started leaning more towards Citizen's "Miami" bike. It's more in my price range.
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Old 06-26-11, 08:42 AM   #5
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These seem to be well-loved by the people who own them and they're cheap:

http://us.dahon.com/bikes/1728/speed-d3d7

They have a lot of other models but that one is pretty cheap.
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Old 06-26-11, 08:59 AM   #6
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Oh yeah, I've heard awesome things about Dahon's. They're a lite higher than I anticipated spending, but I know you can sometimes find used ones for a little less.
Does anyone know where to find a used one? I'm in the Austin Area.
Slim pickings on Craigslist, and other than that I dont know where else to look really.

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EDIT: my price range is about $200-$300.

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Old 06-26-11, 12:48 PM   #7
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Old 06-26-11, 01:39 PM   #8
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This thing might be OK:

http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/bik/2463328353.html
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