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07-14-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,292
Posted By RaeK

First time biking, already nearly got hit by a cop. Advice for future treks?

Today was literally my first time biking and I nearly got taken out by, of all things, a cop. I'm not sure what I did wrong. I was going along just fine, it was a straight shot down the road to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

Thanks for the tips linberl and shrooms, I'll...

Thanks for the tips linberl and shrooms, I'll definitely do that.

I'm actually going to take it out on a trail this evening and I'm so excited I can't stand it. My friend and I were going to go...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-16, 07:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

For better or for worse, I made a purchase - but...

For better or for worse, I made a purchase - but did not go with the Downtube Nova. I was going to but decided to wait a little, as the additional S&H pushed the overall cost a little too high for me...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

So is that just any bike rack or a particular one...

So is that just any bike rack or a particular one to fit the Nova in a certain way? I think the folding is what is throwing me with regards to buying accessories.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 10:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

Thank you! I'm so excited. =D The last bike I...

Thank you! I'm so excited. =D The last bike I bought was years ago and it was a dinky Walmart bike I bought sort of on a whim. I think I rode it half a dozen times before I tired of it. Frankly, once...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 09:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

Oh, one last Q - is it possible to install a...

Oh, one last Q - is it possible to install a simple rear bike rack? If I do eventually ride it to work, I may have to strap a small bag to the back, and it would be great for quick trips to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

I'm just starting out so I'll have to build up...

I'm just starting out so I'll have to build up stamina. For now, I'll just be riding around my city which is mostly flat, with some odd hills here and there but we can avoid those until I'm not so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

Thank you, I'll stick with Downtube. =) ...

Thank you, I'll stick with Downtube. =)

Would there be any reason to save up for, say, the 8FS, or just go with the Nova? I'm paging back and forth between the various models and searching for as...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

But oooh just looked at this one: MILAN Citizen...

But oooh just looked at this one: MILAN Citizen Bike 20" 1-speed Folding Bike with Step-thru Frame (http://www.citizenbike.com/catalog.asp?product_category_id=1&product_id=57)

I kinda like it. But...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

It looks like the Durban Pro 7 is out of stock,...

It looks like the Durban Pro 7 is out of stock, as Target doesn't have it right now and Amazon doesn't have it on sale.

I think I'll go with the Nova. I found a Downtube 9 on Ebay for $260 used...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 06:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

Thank you so much, that was a fantastically easy...

Thank you so much, that was a fantastically easy to understand post. I think I'll keep the $200ish I have now and add to it over a few weeks' time. Maybe I can sell some stuff off that I'm not using,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

GL? You mean CL? Or am I unaware of a resource I...

GL? You mean CL? Or am I unaware of a resource I could be using?

If you mean CL, I've checked and there isn't much there. I've mostly been looking at Amazon and since my limit of $200/$250 won't...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

Argh, I'm so glad I asked, I was so confused. ...

Argh, I'm so glad I asked, I was so confused.

I am not sure, I don't suppose I understand the various types and their pros and cons yet. I only just discovered the existence of folding bikes...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,004
Posted By RaeK

I'm finding varying info on frames vs height; advice?

Hello!

I apologize if this has been answered elsewhere, I did run a search but didn't find anything that seemed to help.

I am interested in buying this bike:...
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