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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-15-13, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By AtariBaby
Please help my wife buy a bike!

Hi all,

As promised, I donated $50 to the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition to thank you for helping me pick out my bike.

Now my wife wants a new one. A little help? :o

She's small: 5 ft tall....
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-03-13, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By AtariBaby
@a1penguin: I was very tempted to get a Trek FX! ...

@a1penguin: I was very tempted to get a Trek FX!

I bought the Pacer today, and I'm already warming to it. I may be happy with drop bars now, we'll see. It is such a nice upgrade from my old...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-03-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,572
Posted By AtariBaby
Envious. I strongly considered this, but couldn't...

Envious. I strongly considered this, but couldn't resist $400 off a Surly Pacer. Still, this seems like a very smart purchase.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-03-13, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By AtariBaby
My bike just got stolen. Here's the thing. I had...

My bike just got stolen. Here's the thing. I had a U-lock that kept it safe for over 5 years. The night it got stolen, I got distracted and forgot to lock it!

Now that I have a nicer bike, I got...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-03-13, 10:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By AtariBaby
That is a sweet looking bike. I'd be proud to own...

That is a sweet looking bike. I'd be proud to own that bike.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-01-13, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By AtariBaby
Well, I put money down on the Surly Pacer. The...

Well, I put money down on the Surly Pacer. The mechanics there are honest and do excellent work, and I could tell I was buying a quality bike, at $350 off, with a year of free service. I'm going to...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-30-12, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By AtariBaby
Thanks all. curbbender, I think 52-54cm or...

Thanks all.

curbbender, I think 52-54cm or 17-19".

A1Penguin, the trend here lately is to put different handlebars on a bike to make it more urban-friendly, so I may make that and a couple of...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-29-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By AtariBaby
Looking for help buying a used bike

My bike was stolen! Oh well, moving on, time to get a new bike.

Despite my love of cycling, I just don't know details on what parts make a great bike. I am considering buying a new one from my...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-28-12, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By AtariBaby
Yeah, I'm definitely in need of a shorter bike....

Yeah, I'm definitely in need of a shorter bike. Might have to test ride that baby tomorrow.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-28-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By AtariBaby
Hey, speaking of Pacer, is this a good deal?...

Hey, speaking of Pacer, is this a good deal? http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/3494699147.html
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-28-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By AtariBaby
Really appreciate that advice. I'm about as avid...

Really appreciate that advice. I'm about as avid a cyclist as they come, in the sense that I love it and ride all the time, but somehow I manage to stay pretty clueless beyond the actual riding....
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-28-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By AtariBaby
Very interesting to me. I'd much rather have a...

Very interesting to me. I'd much rather have a blank frame. My artist wife could probably have fun with that.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-28-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By AtariBaby
Do you agree that this is the bike type for me?

Hello, bikeforumites!

I thank you in advance for reading and offering your considerable advice.

My bike was stolen last week, a hybrid. I was thinking cyclocross is the place for me now. Do you...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-22-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By AtariBaby
Others are telling me that's not the issue, that...

Others are telling me that's not the issue, that derailleur issues are the same on regular bikes and tandems. Barking up the wrong tree?
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-22-11, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By AtariBaby
Looking for tandem bike mechanic in San Francisco

I bought a nice cannondale tandem with nice gears thanks to the advice of you helpful folks. It had one problem-- can't shift to the biggest or smallest ring. It's not so bad until I'm up a hill then...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-15-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By AtariBaby
Just noticed a couple of things on a freshly bought but used bike

Many of you steered me toward buying this Cannondale Tandem, for which I'm grateful. We just noticed something and I seek your advice.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6174/6151090073_81013e8168.jpg...
Forum: Introductions 09-14-11, 06:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 410
Posted By AtariBaby
And now I'm done. I hope that wasn't as painful...

And now I'm done. I hope that wasn't as painful for you as it was for me.
Forum: Introductions 09-14-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 410
Posted By AtariBaby
posts!

posts!
Forum: Introductions 09-14-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 410
Posted By AtariBaby
more

more
Forum: Introductions 09-14-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 410
Posted By AtariBaby
a few

a few
Forum: Introductions 09-14-11, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 410
Posted By AtariBaby
only

only
Forum: Introductions 09-14-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 410
Posted By AtariBaby
I need

I need
Forum: Introductions 09-14-11, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 410
Posted By AtariBaby
but

but
Forum: Introductions 09-14-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 410
Posted By AtariBaby
Sorry for the posts

Sorry for the posts
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-14-11, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By AtariBaby
This is on my to-do list. I'm glad to know it...

This is on my to-do list. I'm glad to know it works out well.
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