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03-17-15, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Shadoninja

THANK YOU ALL. I went to the shop and talked to...

THANK YOU ALL. I went to the shop and talked to the mechanic for 30 minutes. He explained to me how the rockhopper was different from some of the other bikes mentioned in this thread. He really knew...
03-17-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

Does that change your vote to the Fuji and...

Does that change your vote to the Fuji and timberline?
03-17-15, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

30 miles a week in commuting. I plan on riding at...

30 miles a week in commuting. I plan on riding at least once a week on trails though (on or near the mountains). I would get two bikes, but I don't want to drop the money just yet. The ride to work...
03-17-15, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

Oh really? The mechanical pieces on it seems in...

Oh really? The mechanical pieces on it seems in top notch shape tbh. But I am also a newb. You would recommend the specialized based on what I have described about it?
03-17-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

Awesome I wrote all the bike names down. Thanks!...

Awesome I wrote all the bike names down. Thanks! If anyone wants to comment on Shuffleman's suggestions, that would be great too!
03-17-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

Actually there is a performance cycle in the...

Actually there is a performance cycle in the area. I am going to rush over there after work and show them the pictures of the bike I am looking at and ask them what they can do for me. If they find...
03-17-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

Alright, maybe I will let this bike go... The...

Alright, maybe I will let this bike go... The guys at the shop told me the nice weather has had the bike I was looking at flying out the door. They had 10 last week and are now down to 2, so if I let...
03-17-15, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

I like that idea. I will definitely bring it up. ...

I like that idea. I will definitely bring it up.



The frame was definitely beat up, but I rode it around the block for a bit and everything felt nice (except a squeeky back break which they...
03-17-15, 12:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

Every post I have made regarding insurance or a...

Every post I have made regarding insurance or a warranty has had the bike shop clearly in context. I never asked about a factory warranty nor do I expect one. I will make sure to ask the shop...
03-16-15, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

Yeah the bike shop is what I was referencing. I...

Yeah the bike shop is what I was referencing. I am curious if bike shops are known for insuring used bikes that sell.
03-16-15, 10:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

Not that I know of. I will ask them. They are a...

Not that I know of. I will ask them. They are a well-rated bike store in boulder. They do free tune-ups every year if you get the bike from them. I will ask if they have some sort of warranty on it. ...
03-16-15, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

THANKS! The guy told me it was a Hardrock. It...

THANKS! The guy told me it was a Hardrock. It didn't say it on the frame. The bike is worn a bit, but I rode it for 10 minutes and everything on it felt good. The breaks were squeeky and I told them...
03-16-15, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By Shadoninja

Did lots of research, went to a bike shop, found one. Now I need your help!

Hey guys! Been bouncing in and out of this forum over the past month. Been waiting to pull a trigger on a bike. Went back and forth on what I wanted but ended up deciding to go with a front fork...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-15, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By Shadoninja

Thanks a lot for all the replies! Since I really...

Thanks a lot for all the replies! Since I really like the look of the Giant Roam 2 I will go take a look at it. I will keep the measurements in mind that practical mentioned and go from there. Thank...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By Shadoninja

Thank you guys! I will keep searching for a bit...

Thank you guys! I will keep searching for a bit of a bigger bike. I posted a new link on the main post to look at (https://boulder.craigslist.org/bik/4883633600.html)
Forum: Commuting
02-16-15, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By Shadoninja

Could I get an opinion on a bike I found on Craigslist?

Hey guys! You have been so helpful in getting me started on my first commuter bike. I have decided that a Giant under $500 is the type of bike I am going to start with. Here is an ad for one on...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By Shadoninja

Looking to grab my first commuter.

Hey guys! I got a lot of help from you not too long ago, and have decided to be a little less picky with my first bike. I want one for commuting and am looking to spend up to $500 on it. Finding...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-15, 12:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By Shadoninja

Awesome help guys! Thank you all so much! I will...

Awesome help guys! Thank you all so much! I will be using all these posts to decide what bike is best for me at this point. I will most likely go used (probably going to start perusing craigslist in...
Forum: Commuting
01-26-15, 08:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By Shadoninja

Awesome. Thank you for all the replies guys. ...

Awesome. Thank you for all the replies guys.

Last question (for now):

Is there a good resource that has a decent review count for bikes? Most reviews for a bike I find are a blog post with one...
Forum: Commuting
01-26-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By Shadoninja

Wow so many replies! Time for a mega response: ...

Wow so many replies! Time for a mega response:

To do a blanket response to those involved in the walk-vs-bike argument, I am looking to bike more! I have been rocking my mom's old $50 girl junker...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-15, 11:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By Shadoninja

Berate me if necessary: newb looking for advice

Hello guys! I am starting a job in Boulder, Colorado. The company I will be working at is located right off of the town;s main strip, so it's safe to say I will be riding the city streets on my way...
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