The used hybrid I got for $200 a few years ago needs a proper, robust kickstand (ideally a double kickstand) to replace the weakass kickstand it has right now. I need something strong enough to hold the bike steady when loading the back rack with groceries, but I'm not thrilled at paying half my bike's cost for a model like this one. I've seen cheaper ones like this, but some reviews suggest that it rides really low when folded back. And this one is in-between in price, but I'm wondering about how effective it is. Suggestions? Easy shipping to Canada or a local store in Toronto would be appreciated.
I just got a job close enough to my home in Toronto that I can ride my bike to it. Yay! But is it likely to get stolen? [more inside]
Tips for urban cycling as aerobic/cardio workout? [more inside]
Toronto student life filter: Two questions! 1) How likely will I be able to commute to school (only 1.5 km) in the winter months? 2) Where can I find lots of choices for notebooks that are high quality but affordable? Downtown/near U of T preferred. [more inside]
Where should I buy a road bike in Toronto? [more inside]
What's the best way to (inexpensively) ship a bike from Toronto to NYC? [more inside]
Locked my bike to a post, and a bus sideswiped my bike. Am I stuck with the damage? [more inside]
Toronto bike shops... [more inside]