Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Commuting Bicycle commuting is easier than you think, before you know it, you'll be hooked. Learn the tips, hints, equipment, safety requirements for safely riding your bike to work.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-08-07, 08:07 PM   #1
edward laughlan
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 2
Metro 50

any opinions on the ROCKY MOUNTAIN METRO 50?
edward laughlan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-07, 08:31 PM   #2
Senior Member
Jeffbeerman2's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Wichita KS USA
Bikes: Surly Crosscheck w Nexus 8 drivetrain set up as a commuter/tourer. Old and quick '89 Trek 1200. 08 Fisher Cobia 29er
Posts: 486
I really really like the Metropolis

An Alfine Nexus-8 equipped bike with fenders and disc brakes made in BC, for $1000 retail?

Wow. I bet building that was a bit better for the environment than my surly (built in Taiwan)


The Metro 50 is nice too, but from my searches it's only $100 less than the Metropolis. Do you have a lot of climbs where you'll need all those gears? If not the extra $100 is well spent on the Metropolis. I wouldn't hesitate much if I test rode one of those locally and it fit me well and felt good to ride.
Jeffbeerman2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-09-07, 01:34 AM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 77
Looks like a nice ride, pretty high geared, if you can push that go for it.
bikertrash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-09-07, 09:57 PM   #4
Cody Broken
Senior Member
Cody Broken's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: an island in WA
Bikes: Xtracycle cruiser bike
Posts: 272
That Metropolis looks yummy. A little steep, but if you wanna spend 1K on a commuter you could do much worse than that.
Cody Broken is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:18 AM.