Brand new to this whole thing so I have some basic questions. First I am 6'2" 265. I am in decent shape for that size and work out regularly. Need to drop 20 more to be in solid though. I have been running and biking (Stationary) and would like to get out on the road. My son is learning to ride too so it will be good to get out with him as he gets older.
So like I said I have not had a bike since high school and I am 38 now. I have been looking at Hybrids as I don't see myself doing very long rides probably 15 to 20 miles tops and probably shorter than that to start. Where I live can be fairly hilly nothing major though.
I saw a Specialized crosstail sport for $539 new online. Is that the kind of bike I should be looking at? I will say that is the price range I am looking at right now. Any suggestions for a bike in that range and also any comments as to road vs hybrid would be greatly appreciated. I belong to a number of forums for other things and I truely enjoy the feedback you can get one knowlegable people get together to help and share what they have learned. these types of sites are so valuable to a new consumer and much appreciated.