Monday, May 2, 2011
And then I went to college and it was stolen from my back patio. Probably some stupid high schooler. I was legitimately upset. Heartbroken, because I found out soon after that they stopped making and selling these bikes. I was SOL. So I gave up my life as a recreational cyclist.
Four years, a first kiss, engagement ring, deployment, wedding, deployment, birth of Adam, and his first birthday later I want a bike again. We're anticipating a move to Rhode Island (God willing) and I have visions of riding leisurely down the historic streets of Newport with my toddler in a seat behind me, laughing as the wind caresses our faces. I've heard those bike trailers are "better" than a bike seat for kids. But I'm not sure there would be enough space on a narrow, one way street.
So help me out, I'm taking suggestions. I need a good bike. Preferably one that costs less than my washing machine.