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    Land Rider Consideration

    Hi all. I am new to the boards and have immensely enjoyed reading all of the commuter bike recommendations. I saw and infomercial (I know I know) on a bike called Land Rider. It has an automatic shifter on it. I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with it. Is it a piece of junk or does it work as well as the ads say? Thanks so much for your time.

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    Christysmom97

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    You could get a singlespeed....No shifting!!

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    Check out this thread: The Landrider Bicycle! as well as this one: Landrider Infomercial bashing regular bikes.

    [edit]fixed link[/edit]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Gardner
    Umm.. Unless my computer is wacked, that link you posted there big guy is about a dept store bike computer?

    christysmom97: Do a search on for Landrider. You will find that not too many people here are "big fans" of the autoshifting pile of &^%* that they really are.
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    My bad. Too many windows open at once.

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    Thanks for the opinions. I think I'll stick to a Breezer

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    I wouldn't drive a car or truck with an auto transmission why would you want one on a bike?

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    I wouldn't drive a car without an automatic, why wouldn't you want one on a bike?

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    Auto transmissions suck up ~10% of the avaliable energy, require more frequent and more expensive maintenance tha manual and a clutch and are not near as much fun. And can be much more dangerious on hills.

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