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 01-16-12, 07:35 PM   #1
LoonyTick
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
LoonyTick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Bikes: Looking for a nice not very expensive low step through bike
Posts: 8
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hi from Las Vegas NV

I want to get back into the world of bicycle riding. I am 54, injured my left knee a few years ago which hampered my ability to ride, and walk for that matter. Now I am ready to get back into riding, but my current old bike is too difficult to ride, the bar being so high. I just cannot get on the bike anymore. My husband is 62 and still has no problem getting on his bike, even with the high bar. I bet that will change as he gets older.
I am in the market for a new bike, a low step through type. I hope to find out a lot of information in here. It looks like a great group.
LoonyTick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-12, 07:44 PM   #2
Stealthammer
Still spinnin'.....
 
Stealthammer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Whitestown, IN
Bikes: Fisher Opie freeride/urban assault MTB, Redline Monocog 29er MTB, Serrota T-Max Commuter, Klein Rascal SS, Salsa Campion Road bike, Pake Rum Runner FG/SS Road bike, Cannondale Synapse Road bike, Santana Arriva Road Tandem, and others....
Posts: 1,208
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Welcome to BF. I moved to Indianapolis from Las Vegas 3 years ago, and there is so much I miss....
Stealthammer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-12, 09:42 AM   #3
10 Wheels
Galveston County Texas
 
10 Wheels's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: In The Wind
Bikes: 2010 Expedition, 03 GTO
Posts: 31,002
Mentioned: 14 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 708 Post(s)
Welcome to Bike Forums.

Have fun buying the new bike.
Post osme pics when you get it.
__________________
Fred "The Real Fred"
10 Wheels is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-12, 11:57 AM   #4
1nterceptor
LET'S ROLL
 
1nterceptor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: NEW YORK, NY - USA
Bikes: 2014 BMC Gran Fondo, 2013 Brompton S6L-X
Posts: 4,299
Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 148 Post(s)
Welcome aboard,
let us know which bike you end up with.
__________________
WHY USE JIS DRIVERS ON JAPANESE COMPONENTS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uL7H...6zPoymgKaIoDLA
1nterceptor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-12, 02:52 PM   #5
RonH
Life is good
 
RonH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Not far from the Withlacoochee Trail. 🚴🏻
Bikes: 2001 Litespeed Tuscany and 2014 Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod
Posts: 17,691
Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 382 Post(s)
welcome LT.
Stop by the 50+ forum and introduce yourself. I'm one of them, I'm 67. We'll give you some "excellent" advice on picking just the right bike.
__________________
The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. - Psalm 103:8
RonH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-12, 12:30 PM   #6
Wildwood 
Senior Member
 
Wildwood's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Seattle area
Bikes: Bikes??? Thought this was social media?!?
Posts: 6,239
Mentioned: 94 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 869 Post(s)
As a former resident of LV, I recommend a bike that gives you the ability to ride off of the roads.
Wildwood 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 05:51 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.
I HAVE A QUESTION