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05-13-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By juggleandhope

thanks for these helpful suggestions. the jamis...

thanks for these helpful suggestions. the jamis allegra elite was 23 pounds. like the idea of the 26" (also think it would feel quicker for her to get up to speed) wheels. any suggestions for...
05-12-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By juggleandhope

Budget is ~500 but expandable. We don't have...

Budget is ~500 but expandable. We don't have cars so a comfortable bike that can get her places has a lot of value. She's 5'6". A frustrating thing has been the (understandable but annoying)...
05-11-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By juggleandhope

i ride one myself but she doesn't like it.

i ride one myself but she doesn't like it.
05-11-14, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By juggleandhope

Lightweight comfortable hybrid for city use

My friend has a wrist injury that makes carrying a bike up and down subway stairs hard. It also makes leaning far forward on her current bicycle painful. Please suggest a few hybrid bicycles that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By juggleandhope

Two bikes is better

i agree with the two bikes idea. it is a good excuse to have two bikes. that's often handy, for when a guest visits, etc.

i keep one folder (a birdy) at home which i use in brooklyn - take into...
11-03-07, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,114
Posted By juggleandhope

KHS Aero Turbo

anybody have any info on this bike? year, spot in the hierarchy, links to check out, more info on the what quality triple tange might signify, etc?

it is a KHS aero turbo

21" "tange triple...
11-03-07, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,498
Posted By juggleandhope

I'm guessing it can often be age-related - if you...

I'm guessing it can often be age-related - if you grew up riding Schwinns in the 1960s, that might your mental reference for the "classic and vintage" bike. If you grew up in the 80s anything with...
10-30-07, 06:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,186
Posted By juggleandhope

: ) well put

: ) well put
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-10-07, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By juggleandhope

LOL

LOL
10-08-07, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By juggleandhope

+1 on thanks and congrats

+1 on thanks and congrats
09-30-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By juggleandhope

I've read that sometimes on those bikes for...

I've read that sometimes on those bikes for littler people the front wheel is smaller.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-07, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 264,425
Posted By juggleandhope

2 Peugot's

2 peugot's $250 for both
http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/434627616.html
09-20-07, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,359
Posted By juggleandhope

It'd be fun to read about it if you do the 650b...

It'd be fun to read about it if you do the 650b conversion.
09-17-07, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 83,828
Posted By juggleandhope

ironman centurion

i've got a 23" (bottom bracket to top tube, c-c) centurion ironman dave scott expert, nice shape - when what i thought i was buying was a 21" (ebay). the top tube on mine (c-c) is ~57 cm - i'd like...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-07, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 264,425
Posted By juggleandhope

Airnimal Joey - pretty cool. ...

Airnimal Joey - pretty cool.
http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/413207695.html
Forum: Commuting
08-27-07, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,069
Posted By juggleandhope

Thanks all very much for the feedback and...

Thanks all very much for the feedback and suggestions.

This indexed idea sounds kind of elegant.

Plan A: Left hand because that normally goes to the front derailer and therefore might be a...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-07, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,069
Posted By juggleandhope

Internal Hub Downtube Shifter? (Sturmey?)

I'm hoping to switch my multispeed bike, which currently has shimano 105 downtube shifters, to an internal hub.

I'm thinking of using the modern Sturmey 3 speed (SRC3 or SRF3), because it is the...
08-20-07, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,625
Posted By juggleandhope

:)

:)
08-20-07, 07:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,613
Posted By juggleandhope

Took your advice

finally found a good bike in mass-transit range of nyc. bought a January 1988 Centurion Dave Scott (N8A5940) off ebay for $102.50. unbeknownstedly outbid a good friend who i sometimes go biking...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-07, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By juggleandhope

Thanks for posting this - how is it working for...

Thanks for posting this - how is it working for you?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-05-07, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 264,425
Posted By juggleandhope

http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/388019273.ht...

http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/388019273.html

Silver birdy - $775 - made me a little dizzy.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-29-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 264,425
Posted By juggleandhope

Moulton

Moulton for sale

http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/384789578.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-07, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 264,425
Posted By juggleandhope

Most colorful cool folder I've seen - a vintage...

Most colorful cool folder I've seen - a vintage peugot - on ebay, about 25 pounds.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=280136675690&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=018
07-28-07, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,613
Posted By juggleandhope

thank you

thanks very much for all this advice. a lot of good leads and i will hopefully eventually find something good (ideally through craigslist or someone around here but ebay if necessary) and post...
07-27-07, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By juggleandhope

+1

+1
07-27-07, 01:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,613
Posted By juggleandhope

Favorite less-expensive but light steel bikes?

I decided you all were the folks to ask this question after spending some time reading the threads.

I'm looking to find a good used bike that I can use in the friendly streets of NYC & Brooklyn....
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-27-07, 10:03 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,964
Posted By juggleandhope

invidious

[QUOTE=makeinu;4832272]No offense to 14R, but sometimes I wonder if people around here talk up their bikes to try to increase the resale value. This forum is probably the defacto source for folding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,848
Posted By juggleandhope

After the shuddering demise of the fossil-fuel...

After the shuddering demise of the fossil-fuel age maybe we'll all get a chance to do travels as you and your daughter did. Maybe multi-modal transportation, without having to dodge a million cars,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-21-07, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,885
Views: 680,795
Posted By juggleandhope

new steel swifts

[QUOTE=jasong;4756260]Any information given on anticipated price? Some people had written before about something in the $700 range for a frame, but that's not for the standard aluminum frames as I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-07, 09:56 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,284
Posted By juggleandhope

A few pictures

Good answer.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-07, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,447
Posted By juggleandhope

the bolt

here's the picture with the bolt
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-07, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,447
Posted By juggleandhope

Impossible Blunder

here's a couple pictures of an impossible blunder i made in a moment of zombie folding. i bought this boardwalk s1 off craigslist for $100 - it was a week old and the original owner was upgrading to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-07, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,608
Posted By juggleandhope

me too

me too - i like the single speed (calms my riding style down) but it'd be nice to be able to get up that hill in the park.

i've wondered the same question. i just watched a vintage but unused...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-07-07, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 264,425
Posted By juggleandhope

Nyc

In NYC

A so-called "Erotic" folding bike.
http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/368802811.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-07-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By juggleandhope

A Threat to the Hegemony of Folders for Multi-Modal Commuting?

here's an article about Paris' effort to boost bicycling - http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0706/p01s06-woeu.html

my hope is that dramatically more bikes might mean significantly more accommodation...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-06-07, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By juggleandhope

You had my pulse rate increasing (something very...

You had my pulse rate increasing (something very physical about missing a bus or especially a train) but I couldn't figure out if you were on the sidewalk catching up or on the road. Which was it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-06-07, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By juggleandhope

hey - i just bought a 2007 boardwalk 1 speed off...

hey - i just bought a 2007 boardwalk 1 speed off craigslist. it isn't good for hills - i think i will have to walk up the one in prospect park if i ride it around here - but i'm planning on using it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-06-07, 07:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,014
Posted By juggleandhope

What do the prices look like, before and after...

What do the prices look like, before and after discount? Would the $150 shipping fee likely still apply?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-07, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,885
Views: 680,795
Posted By juggleandhope

more packable swift

I was wondering the same thing - sent an email and got a very quick reply - here's what I asked -

"i'm hoping to buy a new swift in the next month or so (no big hurry). is it true that the design...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-07, 05:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,568
Posted By juggleandhope

mean and vicious

What's mean and vicious are the developers coming and wiping out all the homes of all the animals and plants who have been living there. And then the snowbirds buying up the houses with extra big...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 264,425
Posted By juggleandhope

Vintage Raleigh in Long Island

Vintage Raleigh in Long Island
http://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/bik/358642432.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-19-07, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 264,425
Posted By juggleandhope

Birdy Frame on Ebay

This Birdy frame is on Ebay - some of you with the skills might be interested.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-07, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By juggleandhope

Places to get GoBike in Quebec

They put this up for the Francophones - but it doesn't require much translation -

http://www.gobikeworld.com/fr/Disponibilite/detaillantsCT/CT.html

Anyone around there know if they are really...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-07, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By juggleandhope

I test rode one in Brooklyn for 30-40 minutes...

I test rode one in Brooklyn for 30-40 minutes yesterday. It feels very light, but not at all flimsy. I was worried that I'd bend a rim immediately but the skinny tires were fine on the shallower...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-07, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 341,537
Posted By juggleandhope

Hi Yan, Could you give us some more details...

Hi Yan,

Could you give us some more details on the upcoming 2008 bikes? Specifically, I'm looking for a folder with an internal gear hub and 20" wheels and don't need suspension. Will the 2008...
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