I'll try to keep it brief. I'm 36 and I used to ride in my early to mid 20's. No idea what bike I used to ride. Whatever used or Kmart special I could get my hands on. Rode 5 to 10 miles a day commuting and around college and was 5'8" / 155lbs.
Now I'm 220lbs with a couple of boys who want me to take them riding.
I will need something for roads and bike paths. No serious off road. Hard packed dirt / stone / paved bike paths along with riding around the neighborhood. Maybe up and down the shore this summer. I was down to 180lbs a couple of years ago going to the gym but I hate going there. I'd rather ride around with my boys and go on longer runs with friends. Fresh air and exercise,
I am looking at the Trek 7.3FX and the 7.5FX. Two questions...Are these good choices for what I want to accomplish and what is the price for performance break between the two. Is the 7.5FX worth the xtra $$$?
I appreciate any responses.