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    Bicycle Suggestion?

    I'm looking to purchase a bike. I want it mostly for fitness, but also for riding to the store or to school.
    I am lost and I don't know what type is right for me. I live in Florida, so it is relatively flat terrain. Also, I don't want to spend over $250.
    Do bicycle shops have better deals compared to stores like Walmart and Target?
    Suggestions??
    Thank you!
    -Nicole

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    Yes they do....the Walmart or target bike are.......well, OK, but not really the option I'd go with. You also develop a relationship with the Bike Shop and most of the time, get that first service tuneup as part of the purchase.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moonischasingme
    I'm looking to purchase a bike. I want it mostly for fitness, but also for riding to the store or to school.
    I am lost and I don't know what type is right for me. I live in Florida, so it is relatively flat terrain. Also, I don't want to spend over $250.
    Do bicycle shops have better deals compared to stores like Walmart and Target?
    Suggestions??
    Thank you!
    -Nicole
    There is a world of difference between a $300 bike shop bike and a $100 Walmart bike.

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    some shops sell used, refurbished bikes for less than that... I'd call arouns and see if there are any like that in your area. that's what I did.

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