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Forum: Commuting 10-24-12, 10:49 AM
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Posted By provisional
Weatherproof Bikes/Components for Bike Share Fleet?

Hi all,

I'm leading an effort to choose a durable, weatherproof bike for my university's Bike Share program. Our current bikes are fat-tire cruisers designed for beachside rental fleets and do the...
Forum: Commuting 09-14-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,673,127
Posted By provisional
Depends on the weather and your needs. In my...

Depends on the weather and your needs. In my hometown in South Florida, there seems to be a wet part of the year where I'm soaked no matter what and just keep a towel and change of clothes in my bag,...
Forum: Commuting 09-10-12, 11:30 PM
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Posted By provisional
As a fellow broke college student, I've gotta say...

As a fellow broke college student, I've gotta say that Nashbar is a sweet Craigslist find. How much did you pay for it? Were the fenders included?
Forum: Commuting 07-24-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14,491
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Posted By provisional
Just out of curiosity, are you talking about the...

Just out of curiosity, are you talking about the "Bicycle Farm" on Broward Blvd, just west of the Turnpike?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-22-12, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,410
Posted By provisional
Wow, thanks so much to everyone for all the...

Wow, thanks so much to everyone for all the advice!

I updated the listing according to Bill's recommendations and upped the price to $295 (tubing is Reynolds 501). The listing now reads:

Nice...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-21-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,410
Posted By provisional
Late 80s/early 90s Peugeot Triathlon

Here's the Craigslist ad: http://miami.craigslist.org/brw/bik/3153663445.html

I'm the seller. I'm thinking $275 might be a bit high, but I'm not sure (hence why I mentioned that I'll consider...
Forum: Commuting 07-10-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,673,127
Posted By provisional
Very nice! What kind of bar tape is that? I've...

Very nice! What kind of bar tape is that? I've seen it around quite a bit lately and it looks nice and comfortable.
Forum: Commuting 07-03-12, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By provisional
I've visited Tally and there's a nice cycling...

I've visited Tally and there's a nice cycling community there, as the town is so centralized and there are so many young people. I don't recall seeing any bike lanes on major arterial streets,...
Forum: Commuting 06-27-12, 10:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,644
Posted By provisional
Wow, thank you all so much for the detailed...

Wow, thank you all so much for the detailed responses! I actually rummaged around and found a pair of pedals with toe clips that keep my feet just snug enough while letting me pull my feet out...
Forum: Commuting 06-27-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 883
Posted By provisional
I had the same concerns and found Pelican cases,...

I had the same concerns and found Pelican cases, which are totally crushproof and waterproof. My case (Pelican 1085 (http://pelican.com/cases_detail.php?Case=1085) for my 13" MacBook") is large and...
Forum: Commuting 06-22-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,644
Posted By provisional
Pedals With Toe Clips: Who Uses Them? How Tight?

I commute ~30 miles round trip and use pedals with toe clips. I like riding with the clips tight, to the point where I need to reach down and loosen the clip to get my foot out. That's obviously...
Forum: Commuting 06-04-12, 11:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,477
Posted By provisional
I store my laptop in a Pelican hard case...

I store my laptop in a Pelican hard case...
Forum: Commuting 04-30-12, 11:00 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 32,865
Posted By provisional
My parents bought this Mongoose Hilltopper new...

My parents bought this Mongoose Hilltopper new around '94; it was my commuter in high school and I must've put 10,000 miles on it.

http://i.imgur.com/jUOkwl.jpg

It was just too small for me in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-09-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,878
Posted By provisional
Not vintage, but Fuji currently makes them.

Not vintage, but Fuji currently makes them.
Forum: Commuting 02-19-12, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,673,127
Posted By provisional
Which bars are those? They look great!

Which bars are those? They look great!
Forum: Commuting 01-10-12, 08:59 PM
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Views: 8,673,127
Posted By provisional
Beautiful bike. How was the whole process of...

Beautiful bike. How was the whole process of switching out the bars? I'd love to do something similar with my old MTB commuter, but I've been told that it wouldn't be worth the effort and cost...
Forum: Commuting 09-10-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By provisional
Thanks for all the advice! You all were right....

Thanks for all the advice! You all were right. Today I found a early 90s Specialized Hardrock on CL for $100. It's in great mechanical shape, nothing wrong with it at all (though my LBS did take a...
Forum: Commuting 09-10-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By provisional
I think it was $25 plus installation (removing...

I think it was $25 plus installation (removing and replacing cranks, etc). I thought about replacing the BB myself, but all my tools are back home in a different city and I'm a little scared off by...
Forum: Commuting 09-10-11, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By provisional
Do the repairs or get a new bike?

So for the past 4 years I've commuted 70-110 miles a week on an inherited '94 Mongoose Hilltopper mountain bike, and it's taken a lot of abuse.

The bottom bracket has been loose for months, and...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-03-11, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 1,624,005
Posted By provisional
Woah, what bar ends are those?

Woah, what bar ends are those?
Forum: Southeast 06-29-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By provisional
New to Jacksonville

Hi! I just moved to Jax from the Fort Lauderdale area to attend UNF. Any group rides? Cool routes or trails? Good/bad places to ride through? Good/bad shops? Any bike co-ops (does anyone know if the...
Forum: Commuting 05-30-11, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By provisional
Assuming that the average bicycle thief is...

Assuming that the average bicycle thief is interested in making a quick buck and attracting as little attention as possible, I'd guess that the most attractive bikes to thieves are common and...
Forum: Commuting 05-07-11, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,673,127
Posted By provisional
Hey, what front rack is that? Don't think I've...

Hey, what front rack is that? Don't think I've seen it before.
Forum: Utility Cycling 04-25-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,061
Posted By provisional
Good point. At this point I'm thinking about just...

Good point. At this point I'm thinking about just using my current bike for the commute and getting a used department store beater for hauling. I guess the question now is, what front basket can I...
Forum: Utility Cycling 04-20-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,061
Posted By provisional
Using a large front basket with drop bars

Hi all! So I'm looking to buy a big basket for commuting and hauling groceries. I really like the Wald 157 "giant delivery basket", but since it's so big and mounts to the handlebars, it doesn't look...
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