Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Introductions Welcome to the BikeForums community! Please introduce yourself to other forum members here.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-26-13, 11:51 AM   #1
fitzer
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Bikes:
Posts: 15
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Vintage and soon to be Commuter

Hello everyone. I have been lurking for awhile and soaking it all up. Lots of good information.

I have a 21in 69 Robin Hood that I ride around the city. I'm 6'1 with a 34 inch inseam, so I am looking to upgrade to a 23 in soon. Your good site has informed me that a 24in tourist with 28in tires would be a little too large for me.

What brought me to the boards is that I was thinking about getting a commuter bike soon. So I am off to the commuter section to make heads or tales of what some consider heavy or light, a good ride or junk, etc.

Hope that I can contribute soon.

Best,
Eric
fitzer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-13, 12:59 PM   #2
10 Wheels
Galveston County Texas
 
10 Wheels's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: In The Wind
Bikes: 2010 Expedition, 03 GTO
Posts: 29,081
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Hey Eric,

Welcome to Bike Forums from Texas.

6 Ft with a 34 inch bicycle inseam.

Ride 60 cm and 58 cm bikes

700 X 28 tires can give you a nice comfortable ride with lower psi.
__________________
[SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

Set F1re To The Ra1n ( NY Night Rain Ride)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7jfcWEkSrI
10 Wheels is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-13, 04:09 PM   #3
fitzer
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Bikes:
Posts: 15
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks for the welcome... I would really like to ride a 28inch tire. But a 60cm and 28" tires might be a little too much for me. That puts the top bar at my inseam. I will keep it in mind. If I move to the burbs or the country where I can get a ride without battling traffic or making frequent stops I will invest in a Raleigh Tourist.
fitzer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:12 AM.