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Old 03-12-12, 05:34 PM
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Carry your bike upstairs?

I counted today: Subway commute in + up to office + subway commute home = 285 stairs.

Not every day. Depends how my knees feel. How many do you carry up on a regular basis?
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Old 03-12-12, 05:41 PM
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up until this past Friday about 14rt. Now though, it is on the first floor and I just walk it up a handicap ramp. How easy is that, I love it.
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Old 03-12-12, 06:34 PM
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Old 03-12-12, 07:23 PM
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Old 03-13-12, 07:52 AM
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Dang. I definitely lose, I have like 6 steps into my apartment. 16 if it's raining and I decide to bring my bike inside the office.

I also have the most impractical bike ever for hauling up stairs, so that's probably a good thing.
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Old 03-13-12, 09:05 AM
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my condo building has an elevator, so no stairs there, but the bike storage room at my office is in the basement of the building and there's no elevator. so that's one flight of stairs (14 risers) with my bike at the end of each workday.
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Old 03-13-12, 09:19 AM
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Previous apartments, not current one, but the 2 lighter bikes [lacking mudguards]
and the Brompton, have 2nd floor Storage.. now.
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Old 03-13-12, 09:35 AM
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None for me. Just wheel it out the front door of the house and in the employee door at work. XD

When I lived in Pittsburgh (many, many moons ago) I carried my boat anchor Huffy road bike up (and down) to the 2nd floor daily.
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Old 03-13-12, 09:42 AM
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I'd have told you it was 5, but I just counted and it's 6. Dang, 20% worse than I thought!
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Old 03-13-12, 09:45 AM
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It might be better just to ride up.
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none these days. finally have a garage I can just roll it right out of. good thing too as it probably weighs 50 lbs loaded up.
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When I lived in North Vancouver, BC, I had to carry my bike up three floors to get to my apartment.
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Going to work:
From the Norwalk entry down to the train platform, 32 steps.
From the Harbor Fwy platform down to street level 66 steps.
Going home:
From street level to Harbor Fwy platform (with escalator!) 32 steps.
From Norwalk platform to entry gate (with escalator!) 20 steps.

So that's what . . . 150 steps with a DaHon Curve SL (which doesn't seem so SL carrying it up or down stairs!).

But who's counting?

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Old 03-13-12, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by scroca View Post
It might be better just to ride up.
That's what I was thinking.
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Old 03-13-12, 03:41 PM
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My bike weighs next to nothing, really doesnt make a difference if I'm carrying it or not
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Old 03-14-12, 07:52 AM
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Five floors, that's eight flights of stairs, about eighty in total. This is in the tropical heat of Bangkok. Then back down again at the end of the day. The ride is easy. The stairs are a pain int the...
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Old 03-14-12, 09:29 AM
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maybe 10-15 if i take a certain route home. but usually 0.
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6 up every day into the house. I carried it up an extra 20 today, as the elevator was being wonky. I'd carry it up every day if they didn't lock the stairwell.
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Old 03-15-12, 10:20 PM
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Up two stories about one and a half times a day.
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Luckily I only carry my bike up a couple of flights of stairs half a dozen times a year. Usually when the elevators are too slow and too full to squeeze on with my bike. This week there was some electrical problem and the elevators were shut down so I carried my bike and gear up and down. We're moving into a house in a couple of months and it has a garage to store my bike. I won't miss the slow elevators or the narrow stairwell.
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