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Forum: Commuting
07-31-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By chikon2000

I am not totally committed to locking up my bike....

I am not totally committed to locking up my bike. The last time I lived here, I usually took it on the train with me. Then again, I had gotten that bike because a neighbor had left it out with the...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-18, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By chikon2000

These are great suggestions. Thanks, everybody.

These are great suggestions. Thanks, everybody.
Forum: Commuting
07-29-18, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By chikon2000

The San Francisco Bay Area, where I now live, is...

The San Francisco Bay Area, where I now live, is not really a wet climate, although it does have a rainy season (roughly November to April). My concern is more about stopping power on the hills than...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By chikon2000

advice on disc brakes

For the past few years, I have lived in a city without a lot of hills, and so a 3 speed worked well for me as a commuter ride. Now that I have moved back to California and live in a very hilly...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By chikon2000

Yeah, I kind of assumed that this was an early...

Yeah, I kind of assumed that this was an early '80s rig, but hadn't heard anything about them before.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By chikon2000

Schwinn World Tourist

Is this a reasonable price to pay for a back-up commuter?: https://memphis.craigslist.org/bik/5853915896.html.
The owner has dropped the price quite a bit over the last couple of weeks (it was...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,683
Posted By chikon2000

Gazelle Primeur

This Gazelle Primeur (year unknown) is for sale on CL:

Vintage Gazelle Bike (http://memphis.craigslist.org/bik/5202731376.html)

The seller said that s/he would like $200 US for it (and, yes, I...
08-31-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 25,451
Posted By chikon2000

Has anyone had the opportunity to ride one of...

Has anyone had the opportunity to ride one of these bikes? There are not a lot of reviews out there, and it is an innovative concept.
08-10-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 241,751
Posted By chikon2000

Is this a reasonable price for a Free Spirit...

Is this a reasonable price for a Free Spirit Dynasty?
vintage sears 10 speed bicycle (http://memphis.craigslist.org/bik/5166195824.html)
06-09-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By chikon2000

# 4 is really the big issue for me. In hindsight,...

# 4 is really the big issue for me. In hindsight, my neck was kept tight and my shoulders were tense. My previous bike had curved, "city bike' handlebars so this was never an issue for me. But my...
06-08-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,115
Posted By chikon2000

If you are really attached to the bike, then it...

If you are really attached to the bike, then it seems well-worth the $150 to get it up to snuff. The Trek would cost more, and would probably be less cool than the Bianchi.
06-05-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By chikon2000

neck strain

I recently switched to a flat bar hybrid from a "commuter" bike with a more upright seating posture. I went on my first ride today and found that within about 20 minutes, my neck was getting stiff...
Forum: Introductions
05-29-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By chikon2000

Greetings from Memphis

Greetings,
I am glad to be a member of Bike Forums. I use my bike mainly for commuting (about 4 miles each way). The good news is that the roads here are pretty flat; the bad news is that it can get...
05-28-15, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,266
Posted By chikon2000

I recently purchased this exact bike (including...

I recently purchased this exact bike (including the wild purple paint job). I only paid $40, but a major tune up and a commuter set-up (fenders, road tires, kickstand), added close to $300. Live and...
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