Category Archives: Purchasing Bike

She took the first step…

The first step has been taken for my wife.  She told me at the end of my MS 150 bicycle ride, from Houston to Austin, TX, that she was wanted to join me next year.  I was rather surprised since … Continue reading

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It is here!

My Trek Transport has finally arrived! Here are some pictures from the first day. I will post a few more later on. This is enough to get you going.

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Delay in arrival

The Transport will be delayed slightly. The rear brake is a rim brake. I started thinking about it and it made zero sense to me to have a rim brake on the back wheel. The bike is a long tail … Continue reading

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The time has come!

I got the call earlier today stating that my Trek Transport is assembled and ready to go! I am so excited. On the flip side, it stinks because I cannot pick it up until Sunday. My work schedule makes it … Continue reading

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Trek Transport Purchase

My local bike shop does not keep this bike on its shelves so to speak.  Since it is a niche market, they reserve this bike for special order only.  I went up to the bike shop before leaving for work … Continue reading

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The First Step Has Been Taken

It was a tough first step.  Even though my Langster had been sitting idle, I still wanted to keep it.  I had lots of good rides on that fixie.  I took it for one last spin before I loaded it … Continue reading

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Patience!

As defined by dictionary.reference.com: pa·tience 1. the quality of being patient,  as the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation, or the like. 2. an ability or willingness to suppress restlessness or annoyance when … Continue reading

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A new direction

I must say that it can be hard to try new things. I have seen how I used to be so difficult when it came to trying something new. My dad used to force me to try new things, so … Continue reading

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The Bike Dilemma

Any cycling purist has this issue from time to time.  That issue is called the bike dilemma.  The bike dilemma plagues every cyclist that owns several bikes.  You see, cyclists, in general, do tend to own numerous bikes.  As a … Continue reading

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New Riders, Finding a Bike

To the new riders out there. Finding the right bike can be intimidating to say the least. There are so many choices for bikes that one can get confused, annoyed, or just plain lost. Let us break them all down. … Continue reading

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