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Forum: Commuting
05-03-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,951
Posted By TStwahine

Just once, but then I quickly explained about how...

Just once, but then I quickly explained about how I had had my bicycle stolen from one top of my car (along with my Thule roof rack) while I had run inside to find the key to lock said thule rack. My...
11-08-11, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By TStwahine

Hey! I'm jealous of your warm location,...

Hey! I'm jealous of your warm location, especially right now! welcome to the forum, people are great here!
11-08-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 49,180
Posted By TStwahine

I don't actually have any of me on my bike,...

I don't actually have any of me on my bike, mostly because I'm terrified of 1: dropping my camera while riding and 2: slamming into something while taking a photo.

So all I have is a recent photo...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,371
Posted By TStwahine

Well, I'm an idiot who left California. I decided...

Well, I'm an idiot who left California. I decided that perhaps there was more to see than beautiful Laguna in Orange County, CA. I wasn't a spoiled rich kid either, my dad was our only provider and I...
10-25-11, 09:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,670
Posted By TStwahine

Exactly, I kind of look at it as an obvious thing...

Exactly, I kind of look at it as an obvious thing as I've reached the age of 28 and I don't plan on getting any taller (although I wouldn't mind being 5'8" ;) ) I don't really ever see me using the...
Forum: Foo
10-25-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 1,547,828
Posted By TStwahine

That's actually a pretty good idea! Thank you :)

That's actually a pretty good idea! Thank you :)
Forum: Foo
10-24-11, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 1,547,828
Posted By TStwahine

My first car was a 79' Triumph spitfire, and...

My first car was a 79' Triumph spitfire, and while it was cute and all those fun things it ran maybe 40% of the time and I ended up having to get rid of it (I wish I had just stored it in my Dad's...
10-24-11, 09:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,670
Posted By TStwahine

Finally changed out my quick release for the bolt...

Finally changed out my quick release for the bolt collar on my seat post... which isn't a huge thing I know, but now I won't have a small heart attack every time I leave my bike on campus for an hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-11, 09:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,753
Posted By TStwahine

Always have my phone on me, usually keep it...

Always have my phone on me, usually keep it strapped to me using my runners armband though... but i also use it for music.
Forum: Foo
10-05-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,901
Posted By TStwahine

Me too. I'm a pretty devoted apple fan too. 2008...

Me too. I'm a pretty devoted apple fan too. 2008 Macbook Pro, iPod 160 gig (I LOVE this), iPad 2, iPhone 4.... never been disappointed since I switched over. May he rest in peace.
Forum: Foo
09-30-11, 06:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,514
Posted By TStwahine

Hmm depends on the week. I actually love the...

Hmm depends on the week. I actually love the taste of coffee but hate the idea of being addicted to caffeine so I limit myself to 4 days a week (sometimes over sometimes under). But I usually drink...
09-26-11, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,112
Posted By TStwahine

I'm workin' on it I promise!

I'm workin' on it I promise!
Forum: Commuting
09-26-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,235
Posted By TStwahine

5'5 and 122lbs (female/28yrs). My preferred...

5'5 and 122lbs (female/28yrs). My preferred weight is about 127. I'm coming back from a pretty ridiculous achilles injury that landed me somewhat immobile for the last 5-9 months. Before that I was a...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By TStwahine

Agreed.

Agreed.
09-26-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,772
Posted By TStwahine

I consider myself to be a runner first and for...

I consider myself to be a runner first and for most (and very new to biking)... but I have been running on roads and sidewalks for years and have come to the conclusion that each and every person...
09-18-11, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,490
Posted By TStwahine

Nice! That looks great! I'm hoping to put some...

Nice! That looks great! I'm hoping to put some fenders on my 7.0 trek fx soon and I hope I don't run into too many problems and then somehow wreck my bike ;)
09-15-11, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,112
Posted By TStwahine

Thanks for the suggestions guys! And Rider98 I...

Thanks for the suggestions guys! And Rider98 I actually do have a cat (and my roomie has a dog) but she is pretty awesome. She acts more like a dog than the dog (husky/austrailian shepherd mix) which...
09-14-11, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,112
Posted By TStwahine

I did luck out. although I have been looking for...

I did luck out. although I have been looking for months now. I hear ya about the whole LBS pricing where you are spending over $500 with markdowns and no extra gear. I about had a heart attack the...
09-14-11, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,112
Posted By TStwahine

Well I bought my car used 8 years ago and spent 5...

Well I bought my car used 8 years ago and spent 5 years paying for it... so yes it was very expensive, 40 times the cost of the bicycle but it's paid off and has been for 3 years. I don't plan on...
09-14-11, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,112
Posted By TStwahine

ahhh, I looked at this super early in the...

ahhh, I looked at this super early in the morning, you have the later gen rims then don't you? I don't know why I thought that except I seem to have focused on the rims... school and work are killing...
09-14-11, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,112
Posted By TStwahine

Thanks I'm pretty excited about it, I've never...

Thanks I'm pretty excited about it, I've never owned a bike this nice, I'm a rather frugal person so i don't usually splurge so this is a big deal for me!
Nice ride! That's the gen after mine, I...
09-13-11, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,112
Posted By TStwahine

Well I jumped in, new owner of a 2010 Trek 7.0... pretty happy :)

First off a big thanks to Rider98Glide for being a huge help and contacting the seller for me. You were awesome. Also to everyone else in my original thread I really appreciate your suggestions.
...
09-04-11, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,252
Posted By TStwahine

Wow! Glad you're okay! Reminds me of my...

Wow! Glad you're okay! Reminds me of my motorcycle crash several years ago, I just so happened to get hit by a car in the only area on the 710 freeway (CA) that has a random grassy area about 100x250...
09-04-11, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,983
Posted By TStwahine

I almost wonder if it's because the air is dry......

I almost wonder if it's because the air is dry... when I took a hiatus from running (knee surgery) and I came back and did running it seemed like for a good month my throat was dry afterwards and I...
09-04-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

Thank you!! I will get into contact with them...

Thank you!! I will get into contact with them asap.

You won't believe this, So you know how I mentioned that bike earlier the Marin Corte Madera ? But I was all worried about the size and what...
08-30-11, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

To Rider98glide thank you for the help, I cannot...

To Rider98glide thank you for the help, I cannot reply with pm's yet because of my post count but I definitely wanted to say thank you. Although I really would rather have a hybrid than a mountain...
08-28-11, 10:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

Really? I don't see that in the ad I'm looking...

Really? I don't see that in the ad I'm looking at...it shows no phone number. Are you reading something I'm not seeing? This is all I'm seeing:

Trek 7.0 FX- Women's 17.5" - $260 (Iowa City)
...
08-27-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

Neither one of them has gotten back to me several...

Neither one of them has gotten back to me several days later, I even sent 2 emails on the trek, that happens a lot on craigslist here in IC...not sure why, maybe because they are all college students...
08-24-11, 11:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

Thank you! I've had such a busy week of classes...

Thank you! I've had such a busy week of classes and what not that I haven't been able to come back. I emailed about the trek :)
08-21-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

It is pretty funny actually, it makes it really...

It is pretty funny actually, it makes it really hard to research the bike, I keep getting hotel listings!! I haven't been to corte madera, just san fran and sausalito (LOVE LOVE!) and some wine...
08-21-11, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

Exclamation Okay may have found something.... advice requested...

Trek was gone, so thats out. Oh well.

I did find a pretty nice bike online that is a Marin Commuter bike and it already has fenders and a bag on it... $300 including shipping... but I'm a bit...
08-21-11, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,556
Posted By TStwahine

Good questions: - I do not plan on riding in...

Good questions:
- I do not plan on riding in the ice or snow, with how snow is cleared here it would be pretty dangerous, and I think it would just be asking for trouble (klutz).
- I do not have a...
08-19-11, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,556
Posted By TStwahine

Im actually now considering the Kona Dew... its...

Im actually now considering the Kona Dew... its pretty much that or a raleigh cadent ft0... I really want a rugged commuter that can handle most of what Iowa weather will throw its way without being...
08-19-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

Sorry been sick and work at 4am keeps me busy....

Sorry been sick and work at 4am keeps me busy. Thanks. It seemed pretty hard to turn down the trek fx for $300, its probably gone by now. I haven't test ridden it, I've only test ridden the raleigh...
08-18-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

Thanks for all the replies guys, I realize it was...

Thanks for all the replies guys, I realize it was a little long. Currently I've been to Geoff's bike and ski, world of bikes, 30th century bikes and Scheels. I haven't been to broken spoke yet...
08-17-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,828
Posted By TStwahine

Trying to make a decision on which hybrid to buy...raleigh cadent or trek fx? Ugh!

Hey guys, I've been doing a fairly exhaustive search this summer for a bike and it's been less than fruitful. I will be pretty honest and realize that I know next to nothing about bikes (I can tell...
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