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09-16-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,296
Posted By sibley

Bikes up stairs

Hello!
I'm moving to a really awesome-deal of a rental townhouse, but sadly the back patio has no access except from the house, down a spiral staircase. And there's a community association which I...
09-16-11, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,959
Posted By sibley

My cousin has an Electra beach cruiser (similar...

My cousin has an Electra beach cruiser (similar in frame style to the Betty, but a different bike). She has something like this:
http://www.amazon.com/WeeRide-Kangaroo-Child-Bike-Seat/dp/B001DF68MA...
09-03-11, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By sibley

Set of Kia 26s - worth it?

Replacing a stolen target bike (which I'd tried for weeks to get from Target again... I had one delivered/built for me and went to pick it up yesterday and they couldn't find the thing).

The guy...
07-21-11, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By sibley

Replacing stolen bikes

My boyfriend and I bike around the city (we live in DC) on weekends when apartment hunting. We left our bikes for 2 hours outside one of the units and someone cut the chains (we'd left the u-lock at...
01-12-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,320
Posted By sibley

Thanks wrk101! If he's willing to go down in...

Thanks wrk101! If he's willing to go down in price like 50% I think I'll do it. I'll ask if I can have it for $100 and he can keep the cateye. There really aren't any good options around here......
01-12-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,320
Posted By sibley

how much do y'all think it's worth? ...what would...

how much do y'all think it's worth? ...what would you be willing to pay for it?
01-11-10, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,320
Posted By sibley

Thanks all =) Looks like it might be an option -...

Thanks all =) Looks like it might be an option - actually in my price-range and not merely crap. I think the off-brand might be a perk in this situation - in addition to cheaper, less likely to get...
01-11-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,320
Posted By sibley

'BCA' bike - sometimes the no-name makes it a good deal... what about now?

Found on CL. Can anyone tell me anything about the frame, etc, from this?

Comes with Cateye.

From my foraging I've found that the company went under in the 80s (part of Ross?) and that there...
12-29-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

I'd dial in on size if craigslist had any good...

I'd dial in on size if craigslist had any good options in my price range. I emailed the guy asking size. I think it's too small, yeah, but I'm emailing to make sure. I just was wondering if it was a...
12-29-09, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

http://rochester.craigslist.org/bik/1524552405.htm...

http://rochester.craigslist.org/bik/1524552405.html
looks too small? not comparable to the sti you guys mentioned?...

(ps... I emailed the guy about it BEFORE I asked! see I'm learning to be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-22-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By sibley

Good option for poor college kids?

I posted about this in the classic forum but now I want YOUR advice.

My boyfriend's Trek 1420 was stolen in the spring. He is miserable because he always wants to ride his bike... and every time,...
Replies: 13
Views: 9,166
Posted By sibley

No I'm not wanting to spend $500. I figure the...

No I'm not wanting to spend $500. I figure the guy might be desperate and go down to like 300.

And he knows I want to get him a bike because I've been making him go try some that I find (found...
Replies: 13
Views: 9,166
Posted By sibley

the cost of living is extremely low here but...

the cost of living is extremely low here but there aren't that many bikes available either...

also, I posted on the road bike thread but getting no responses.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 280,373
Posted By sibley

Fair price for Trek 1200? ...

Fair price for Trek 1200?

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It's listed on CL as 58cm. I'm looking to replace a stolen Trek 1420 for my boyfriend, who is 5'10 and probably could actually use...
Replies: 13
Views: 9,166
Posted By sibley

Fair price for Trek 1200?

It's listed on CL as 58cm

"I also have the computer (odometer, trip meter, average mph, mph, date, stopwatch), 5 extra tires (2 paired 1 oddball), new handlebar wraps, a small bag under the seat,...
12-19-09, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56,986
Views: 8,213,796
Posted By sibley

http://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/bik/1516598677.h...

http://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/bik/1516598677.html
http://newyork.craigslist.org/que/bik/1515225329.html
http://newyork.craigslist.org/que/bik/1515172237.html
12-18-09, 08:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

Yeah, I emailed the guy and he responded and told...

Yeah, I emailed the guy and he responded and told me it was sold. Probably why he took down the link.

I wish I had a better idea of what a good deal was... if I'd seen that and known, I would...
12-17-09, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

Oh gosh. Fine I'll email that guy too. Anyone...

Oh gosh. Fine I'll email that guy too. Anyone want to put their 2 cents in on the Maruishi v. Cannondale, taking into account price difference?
12-17-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

Ok he sent me pictures of the...

Ok he sent me pictures of the http://rochester.craigslist.org/bik/1488247772.html (http://rochester.craigslist.org/bik/1488247772.html).

He says it's 22" (55.5ish cms) from the pedal axle thingy...
12-17-09, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

Oh that Maruishi looks good! A little big I...

Oh that Maruishi looks good! A little big I think? But would it still work for someone 5'11 ish? I'm actually headed over there in 2 weeks for a wedding...

I still don't want to spend more than...
12-16-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

beech... you go look for me? find me a nice,...

beech... you go look for me? find me a nice, inexpensive, correctly sized bike to give as a christmakkuh gift? =)
12-16-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

I called the guy and figured out the size... I...

I called the guy and figured out the size... I thought it was a little too small, but we went and looked anyway. I had my bf bring his bike pump. It did turn out to be too little, but we were able to...
12-09-09, 03:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

I called the small-town bike shop near my house....

I called the small-town bike shop near my house. Basic tune-up is $50, $75 for next level.
If the bike is the right size I think I'm going to do it. Just need a ride now - my car died this morning...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,272
Posted By sibley

Hey, U of R dude- they're FINALLY offering free...

Hey, U of R dude- they're FINALLY offering free winter storage on campus again. The one year they didn't my bf's bike got stolen.

I don't think the above poster understands the nature of our...
12-09-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

Thanks =) It looks like my best option will...

Thanks =)

It looks like my best option will be to call him back, have him measure between the seat and the crank, and if the size seems ok I'll have my bf go with me to look at it... he can bring...
12-09-09, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

I'm not bike savvy - I just want to get my bf a...

I'm not bike savvy - I just want to get my bf a replacement for his stolen bike. I haven't got any spare tire but maybe the seller will have something?

If not, what sort of things can I do to...
12-09-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

No - he only said he couldn't get it to pump with...

No - he only said he couldn't get it to pump with what he had. I'm just kind of assuming it at least needs a new tube. Maybe it'll need a new rim if it's puncturing the tube? He mentioned...
12-09-09, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By sibley

Advice on CL bike

I found this bike on Craiglist http://rochester.craigslist.org/bik/1484005565.html for $130

I called the guy and he told me it was a Trek 400. I need it for someone who's 5'11" - he wasn't sure...
12-08-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By sibley

it's present time again...

Is that a pun? I think it could be.

I visited in October looking for help picking out a birthday bike for my boyfriend. You all were very helpful with your posts...
10-20-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

Yeah I tried to email it to him but the...

Yeah I tried to email it to him but the craigslist email address provided won't work. Meh.
10-20-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

Ok help The guy who's selling...

Ok help

The guy who's selling http://newyork.craigslist.org/stn/bik/1418874204.html says that the top bar measures about 20in, is that still the 58ish cm size you guys estimated it to be?
10-20-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

I emailed him the pics and stats of the GT. I'm...

I emailed him the pics and stats of the GT. I'm supposed to be calling his mom - I might ask her to help me get the Trek from Staten Island
10-20-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

Here's the GT that was posted on CL ...

Here's the GT that was posted on CL
http://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=2&ik=90b8902103&view=att&th=1247353fbb7755f2&attid=0.1&disp=inline&realattid=f_g110tgp60&zw
...
10-20-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

Lol Robbie. I've been looking at garage...

Lol Robbie.

I've been looking at garage sales // stopping at stuff on the side of the road since this summer but I haven't found anything that's looked like an option.

He actually got that bike...
10-20-09, 02:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

Oh I could also go with the one in Boston! His...

Oh I could also go with the one in Boston! His house is like 2-ish hours from there.

Ha, I like this idea. Can you guys please find me another identical one in the Adirondacks or close to? ...
10-20-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

Aw, thanks so much Metzinger. My vocabulary is...

Aw, thanks so much Metzinger. My vocabulary is quite incredible, isn't it? Impressive without being daunting! And Jack is lovely... my best friend, who is from Hawaii, introduced me to him. Her...
10-19-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

I think he was pretty satisfied with the height...

I think he was pretty satisfied with the height of the bike he lost, but does the seat seem like it was up too high and .: he'd prefer a larger frame?...
10-19-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

One off my list, thanks

One off my list, thanks
10-19-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

Thanks all =) I want to just up and get it...

Thanks all =)

I want to just up and get it for him since he'll spend too long thinking about it and in fact has spent ages considering despite his understanding he won't do quite as well and the...
10-19-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,285
Posted By sibley

need help picking a bike for my bike snob boyfriend

Hey All!

Thank you for your time and your help. My boyfriend had a Trek 1420 that was stolen last February. He's been mourning it ever since, and his birthday is coming up so I'd like to get him...
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