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Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-14, 09:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Archery_Queen

Sorry but at the co op we don't go around talking...

Sorry but at the co op we don't go around talking to each other in abbreviations lol " so you need to fix the bee bee on yours..."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Archery_Queen

I wouldn't have took offense if the advice wasn't...

I wouldn't have took offense if the advice wasn't started with "as a woman" you know? You'll never see some one write "as a man you shouldn't...." If you understand what I mean
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Archery_Queen

i know as a woman this might sound crazy... But I...

i know as a woman this might sound crazy... But I can do my own bike work, I'm not helpless just because I'm a woman... Seriously this post just made me feel like I'm back in the 1800s.... Anyway yes...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Archery_Queen

By the way, what is bb?

By the way, what is bb?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Archery_Queen

Worth as in I can take those off that bike and...

Worth as in I can take those off that bike and build another bike with the wheels and drops, I'm not looking for a high end bike right now, just something cheap to get around/train on.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Archery_Queen

I'm hopefully going to see tomorrow, the woman...

I'm hopefully going to see tomorrow, the woman said she's 5'8 I'm 5'6 would it be that big of a difference?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Archery_Queen

You're right but I feel like the wheels and drops...

You're right but I feel like the wheels and drops with the brakes are worth that 20 alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Archery_Queen

The woman who owned this is elderly and can no...

The woman who owned this is elderly and can no longer ride it. So I guess she's being generous. It looks like a nice bike, even if it needs fixed up, 20 bucks isn't bad price for a bike that already...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Archery_Queen

Temporary solution to my bike problem...

I've found this is Craig's list
bicycle 10 speed (http://bloomington.craigslist.org/bik/4435019708.html)
While it might not be the best bike it's a 20 dollar fixer up bike that I can ride. My...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-14, 08:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

Thanks :) I'm very greatful for everyone's...

Thanks :) I'm very greatful for everyone's knowledge. Finding a decent road bike is hard. At least in my budget, but Ireally want to join the bike club on campus :-/ iI might go back to the bike...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-14, 04:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,156
Posted By Archery_Queen

Don't forget clothes I'm not sure anyone...

Don't forget clothes I'm not sure anyone addressed this. For safety you want to make sure youwear hi vis colors. For really hor days maybe get hi via running shoes. But cooler days and low light...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-14, 04:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

Thanks guys. I never knew Japanese bikes were...

Thanks guys. I never knew Japanese bikes were that populst here. This make sense though seeing as iI remember from history class they didn't have roads till after WWII. Maybe I should research...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-14, 04:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

I find it very amusing that adults are so worried...

I find it very amusing that adults are so worried about an internet forum. Say what you want to IDC, I'm trying to better my knowledge of bikes, maybe you need to better yours on the outside world...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By Archery_Queen

wow!!! You really did save the day!! Good for...

wow!!! You really did save the day!! Good for you!! Behind all great knowledge there is a sensei(teacher) and that was you!
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 09:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

Yes it dose seem that way dosnt it? I asked him...

Yes it dose seem that way dosnt it? I asked him how tall he was he said 5'9 :-(. It seems like every bike I want to buy I'm too short for, the last 3 ended up that way... One I was too big for......
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,552
Posted By Archery_Queen

Different style brakes?

I've seen a few different styles n brakes including these:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/80/Bicycle_caliper_brake_highlighted.jpg

and
...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

actully I as opinions because I want something of...

actully I as opinions because I want something of quality. I'm back again because the others didnt work out. Everyone here is way more experienced than I, and if I can't find the bike on bikes...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,233
Posted By Archery_Queen

Walmart? If you're looking for a biking specific...

Walmart? If you're looking for a biking specific one there are no cheap ones I have found...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

My offer was shot down with a stern "no"...

My offer was shot down with a stern "no" :-/
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

really?? You have to be kidding me!!! Another...

really?? You have to be kidding me!!! Another bike with a bent fork!? My luck... I swear...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

I know basics such as adjusting th breaks on my...

I know basics such as adjusting th breaks on my own, changing tires, taping the bars up, adjusting the handle bars a needed and even switching out the derailer (might need to get it adjusted but I...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

Everyone keeps suggesting these expensive ass...

Everyone keeps suggesting these expensive ass bikes, if I had that kind of money do you really think I would be looking for a 70 dollar bike on Craigslist?? I mean 800 bucks, you're out of your...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

It does look bigger. I'm 5'6 but it won't hurt to...

It does look bigger. I'm 5'6 but it won't hurt to try it at least.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

What else is there?

What else is there?
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

I totally trust your opinion. :) I'll call and...

I totally trust your opinion. :) I'll call and see it I fit it.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

this is totally the opposite of what I'm looking...

this is totally the opposite of what I'm looking for. I want a faster road bike.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By Archery_Queen

a bike called shotgun???

so I was browsing Craigslist and came across this bike

27" SHOGUN BICYCLE (http://bloomington.craigslist.org/bik/4430224906.html)

Never heard of this brand and nothing comes up through Google....
Forum: Commuting
04-18-14, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,156
Posted By Archery_Queen

All I have to say is good luck, been there tried...

All I have to say is good luck, been there tried it, failed miserably, saving up for a new bike :-/
Forum: Commuting
04-18-14, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,446
Posted By Archery_Queen

Omg you are brilliant!! Ordering one right...

Omg you are brilliant!! Ordering one right now!!!:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
04-18-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,446
Posted By Archery_Queen

Wow that is so weird to make you men...

Wow that is so weird to make you men uncomfortable. How is this any different then if I asked about wearing pants that get stuck in the chain or loose shorts that catch the wind... I think it's quite...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-14, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,496
Posted By Archery_Queen

Thank you, I'll look out for that!

Thank you, I'll look out for that!
Forum: Commuting
04-18-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,496
Posted By Archery_Queen

Well to be honest, I want to be able to go on...

Well to be honest, I want to be able to go on weekly community rides.
Forum: Commuting
04-18-14, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,496
Posted By Archery_Queen

I would love to have the option to break while my...

I would love to have the option to break while my hand is on top on the bar as well as inside the bar.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-14, 11:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,082
Posted By Archery_Queen

Phone apps?

What apps dose everyone use to keep track of their miles?
Forum: Commuting
04-17-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

the first one has a suspension fork and the 2nd...

the first one has a suspension fork and the 2nd one it totally done for, it would obviously cost me more to fix that one up then my 93 schwinn crossfit

i need something that will get me up...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,446
Posted By Archery_Queen

Ladies... Please help me out here...

Okay this is obviously for women, but how do you guys drive a bike with a dress on? Long or short I find difficulty. Today I attempted to ride with a knee length dress on because not only was it warm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-14, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Archery_Queen

$100-$200 range.

$100-$200 range.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Archery_Queen

Where to start??

So I want to ride a bike for fitness as well as commuting, I'm pretty sure ill want two different bikes for these two different activities. I need a cheap starter bike that won't break the bank. What...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

After finding an old catalog in PDF form I found...

After finding an old catalog in PDF form I found out this bike weighs 30 lbs, 10 lbs lighter than my bike, this is exactly what I need. I don't have gas money to get around so bikes are my...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

So it's not just this bike, it's all bikes? Hmm...

So it's not just this bike, it's all bikes? Hmm okay then maybe it is worth it for the price range I'm looking to spend. Idk...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-14, 10:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

Yup to repair it its totally not worth it... 40...

Yup to repair it its totally not worth it... 40 bucks for a new fork, and he hold me my derailers and breaks need to be replaced too, they are rusted pretty bad I guess.., ugh the search continues......
Forum: Commuting
04-16-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,496
Posted By Archery_Queen

Switching flat handle bars over to drops?

Is it possible t switch the flat handle bars of a vintage bike to drop handle bars?
Forum: Commuting
04-16-14, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By Archery_Queen

Bike lights!!

So I have a front light that's pretty bright, two back lights, ones bright ones so so. I wanted to add spoke lights, but am not sure of the worth. What kind of lights dose everyone else use?
04-16-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,106
Posted By Archery_Queen

Schwinn crossfit?

So I have a few questions about this bike if anyone can answer them. I recently picked up this bike from a used bike place, the wheels on it are 27" but I'm almost possitive it should be 700s am I...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-14, 06:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

Bloomington Indiana, not very close to Kentucky...

Bloomington Indiana, not very close to Kentucky :-/
Forum: Commuting
04-16-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

Maybe I will take it to a professional bike shop...

Maybe I will take it to a professional bike shop tomorrow and the thier opinion before I say yes or no?
Forum: Commuting
04-16-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

Unfortunately the volunteer today had an...

Unfortunately the volunteer today had an emergency of some kind and couldn't open the bike project, but Monday hopefully ill be able to go back and see, at this point even a brand new fork would cost...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

Eh, I know this guy I really don't think that's...

Eh, I know this guy I really don't think that's why he's giving me a deal. This is a non profit orginzation that has non salerly volunteers. All their proceeds go to giving bikes to people who need...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-14, 09:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

So could this replace the fork? If it can, it's...

So could this replace the fork? If it can, it's still worth my old roadmaster and 20 bucks. Atleast in my opinion.

Amazon.com: Sunlite LW Fork - 27" x 1-1/4", Threaded, No Cantilever Posts,...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,125
Posted By Archery_Queen

Yes they do have lots of low cost used forks that...

Yes they do have lots of low cost used forks that might not be bent. I mean the place I'm buying from is a non profit, so I'm not going to expect them to do everything. I'm willing to fix up the...
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