PUBLIC Weekly Newsletter
news, offers, essays, and more
CUSTOMERS ALSO LIKE
4.7 AVERAGE RATING
Commuter bike that looks fun and feels amazing
By Elizabeth D. in San Francisco, CA on 08/20/14
I am so happy with my purchase, and smile every time people give compliments to my new and super pretty companion. I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking to buy a commuter bike that looks fun and feels amazing.
I feel so fancy free
By Karen F. in San Francisco, CA on 05/12/12
Like quitting smoking, getting back into cycling can take a number of attempts before you are successful.
Last year in May 2011, I was unemployed and thought that getting back into cycling would be a great idea. I was actively interviewing, and the last thing I wanted to do was reenter the workforce heavier. So I took my old trek mountain bike out for a spin. Granted, I hadn't really ridden a bike since high school, so I was a little rusty.
Well, I was so rusty I managed to literally fly over my handlebars no more than 2 blocks from my front door and bruised/cracked a rib. That shit hurts! Luckily I was wearing a helmet (safety first).
As my rib healed, I thought about what I really, really wanted in a bicycle. I certainly wanted comfort, safety, and a reasonable price, but I'm not gonna lie: I wanna look cute on it, dammit! That's when I realized that even if I did get all good at cycling again (and knew I would), I would NEVER ride my trek mountain bike on a regular basis, because it just wasn't cute.
During this time, I had found a job and was taking not one, but TWO MUNI buses to and FROM work each day, and hated every stinkin' minute of it! No decent human being should be subjected to that much MUNI. It will break you.
So after much research, I bought a cream-colored C7 in September 2011, and have been biking to and from work, yoga, and all over the place ever since! The saleslady was super nice and my C7 has met and exceeded all of my requirements. AND I look super cute on it (tip: drivers tend to be a lot nicer when you ride in a dress). I feel so fancy free on it, and get to observe a helluva lot more going on in this gorgeous and crazy city of ours.
There are occasional days when I think I don't have the energy to ride to work, so I'll take MUNI, and I always end up wishing I rode to work instead. ALWAYS! At least on the bike I have a seat, right?
I like to think that I'm now one of the baddest cycling mofos on Market street. Well, at least until some kid on a fixie passes me :)