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01-04-14, 08:15 AM
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Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

Update: the helmet problem is solved. I was at...

Update: the helmet problem is solved. I was at the park withy 4 yr old and we saw a kid riding a scooter and she got excited and said she wanted one and said she'd wear her helmet if she had one. So...
10-21-13, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

The helmet thing is frustrating. My 5 yr old...

The helmet thing is frustrating. My 5 yr old loves her helmet and doesn't even need a reminder. I let my 3 yr old try on my helmet and on the smallest setting it fit (I have a small head) it looked...
10-12-13, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

Oh and she hates wearing a helmet so she keeps...

Oh and she hates wearing a helmet so she keeps gong back to the tricycle. I may need to take her shopping and see if I can find one she likes better.
10-12-13, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I have a balance bike that both kids refuse to...

I have a balance bike that both kids refuse to ride.
10-08-13, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

After posting this I checked Craig's List in a...

After posting this I checked Craig's List in a different town and found her bike. I picked up a specialized 12" yesterday for $30. Today I'll put the training wheels back on and get it adjusted for...
10-05-13, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

12" bike or tricycle for a small 4 yr old?

My 3 yr old will be 4 next month, she loves her tricycle but she's outgrowing it. She has her sister's old Walmart 14" bike but she's having trouble riding it. She rode every 12" bike in the bike...
09-08-13, 02:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,232
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

So, you took your husband with you and they...

So, you took your husband with you and they listened to him instead of you?
09-07-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

Well soon after I got home I noticed my chest...

Well soon after I got home I noticed my chest tightening and I've been really sleepy, I think I should wait another week to ride again. My legs are still trying to figure out why I stopped so soon. ...
09-07-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,232
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

It sounds like the troubles I've had buying a...

It sounds like the troubles I've had buying a car. I walked into one dealership with a pre approved loan and they wouldn't help me. Keep looking until you find someone that takes you seriously.
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09-07-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I rode 8.25 miles without any respitory distress....

I rode 8.25 miles without any respitory distress. Yay! That's about half of a short ride before I got sick. Now the big decision is do I ride again on Monday or wait until Saturday.
09-07-13, 02:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

Post Back on my bike after pneumonia.

I haven't been on my bike in over a month and it's been driving me nuts. I'm going on a short laid back ride in a few hours. I hope my lungs are ready, my legs have been feeling neglected.. A cold...
Forum: Foo
07-13-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,968
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

1968 Buick Skylark Specail Delux station wagon,...

1968 Buick Skylark Specail Delux station wagon, my parents had recently bought it from my great aunt. It was also my first car. I had to take the test twice since the car was too big to park in the...
07-07-13, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 202,641
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

It came in 2 days assembly wasn't too bad,...

It came in 2 days assembly wasn't too bad, neighbor did a little tuning for me. I took it for a 8 mile ride yesterday. It's nice and I think with some adjustments I'll love it. The chain is...
07-01-13, 07:15 PM
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Views: 202,641
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I ordered it, hope to be assembling it soon. ...

I ordered it, hope to be assembling it soon.
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/rover3.htm
06-29-13, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I'm ordering this weekend and I have assembly and...

I'm ordering this weekend and I have assembly and tuning help. I hope they ship quickly I'm ready to ride.
06-26-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

Well crap someone forced me to think. From...

Well crap someone forced me to think. From riding a very upright loaner with curved in handal bars on rough pavement and a rental with shocks on smooth pavement with a very short stretch of gravel...
06-25-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

That happened to the bike I put the most miles...

That happened to the bike I put the most miles on. It was a $50 grocery store road bike, I'm sure it was a piece of junk but I rode it all over the place as my friends where ditching their bikes for...
06-25-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I'm thinking with a bike with very adjustable...

I'm thinking with a bike with very adjustable bike and a lock out fork I'll figure out what bothers me. I'd like to be able to ride while figuring it out. If it turns out I don't need the suspension...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,284
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I replaced my last one at 6 years, I'll probably...

I replaced my last one at 6 years, I'll probably replace my current one at 5-6 years. I've known too many people who have cracked their skulls to risk the unknown of an old helmet. Most car seats...
06-25-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

Honestly I'm a little intimidated by the disk...

Honestly I'm a little intimidated by the disk breaks, a few weeks ago I didn't even know they existed. I know I can adjust regular breaks.
06-25-13, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I'm thinking of this one, it looks like there is...

I'm thinking of this one, it looks like there is a lot of adjust ability.
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/rover3.htm
06-25-13, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

Thanks everyone for he great suggestions, y'all...

Thanks everyone for he great suggestions, y'all have given me lots of options to consider. Now I really need to find a bike to ride. I'd love more bike suggestions. Unfortunately I'm going to need...
06-25-13, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

The bike shop guy also recommended the ergon...

The bike shop guy also recommended the ergon grips, I'll have to try them. Now I have another reason to try to remember to take my B vitamins. I'm borrowing a bike that has handle bars that bend...
06-24-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I think that is the bike I rented. Maybe I...

I think that is the bike I rented. Maybe I needed to make some adjustment but there was too much weight on my hands on my road bike. I also should have mentioned that most of my riding is on poorly...
Forum: Introductions
06-24-13, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I'm still a little mad at my parents for not...

I'm still a little mad at my parents for not getting me a pet giraffe when I was 5.
06-24-13, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

I need a carpal tunnel friendly bike.

I just sold my old road bike that made my hands totally numb in less than 3 miles to help fund a hybrid bike. I'm 5'6" and 37 yrs old, I haven't ridden regularly in over a decade. I have about $400...
Forum: Introductions
06-24-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By i_wanna_giraffe

Trying to get back on a bike

I've ridden very occasionally for the last 12-13 yrs, I'm ready to get back on a bike. I have to figure out which one now. I just sold my road bike to help fund a Hybrid in hopes that a new bike...
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