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Old 05-05-08, 04:29 PM   #1
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What bike in Toronto?

I don't have a bike yet and I'm not sure what's best?

Hardtail or Hybrid?

for example what's the difference, benefits and limitations of
http://www.fisherbikes.com/bike/model/kaitai
http://www.fisherbikes.com/bike/model/marlin-disc
http://www.fisherbikes.com/bike/model/nirvana
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Old 05-05-08, 05:33 PM   #2
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I'm visiting from out of town and I wish I had my Surly CrossCheck to soak up some of these rough roads. I use my CrossCheck to ride local trails in the Bay Area. It's the most comfortable do it all bike I've ever owned! I would say an Cyclocross bike for this area would be ideal.
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Old 05-05-08, 06:55 PM   #3
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I'm afraid the position is not too comfortable when you ride in the city streets.

I'd rather a little more upright riding position
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Old 05-08-08, 06:42 PM   #4
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My vote is for the Nirvana. It looks like you'd sit upright comfortably. I also like that you can adjust the angle of the handlebar. My bike has that too, and I was able to play with it until I found the right angle and height for me.

I agree with sitting upright while riding in the city so you can keep an eye on traffic.
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