Hi guys, I will be starting at Cornell (Ithaca, NY) this fall & I need to buy a bike to help me commute on the campus (b/w classes and stuff). I wont be doing any offroading and I have a very modest budget of just $250. Can you guys give me any nice suggestions for bikes under this price tag.
I searched around on the forums and everybody with a similar problem is referred to a LBS or suggested to increase their budget. Sorry I really really can not shell any more cash. And as for LBS, they just have a couple of bikes in my price range. I woudl really appreciate any suggestions. Also I know the xMarts bikes suck but should is it okay to buy one since I really cant spend any more cash and would not be doing any offroading. I personally think that they would be okay for me until I can save up some cash for a nice one.
I woudl really appreciate ur help. Thanks