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Originally Posted by bcost78
Hey folks, trying to find steel frame hybrid-type bike. Any recommendations? Would like not to exceed $500. Any thoughts on the Jamis Coda? I road many miles on on older Gary Fisher Hoo-koo-e-koo MTB and really prefer the feel of steel. Does fisher still make a steel frame bike? Any other makers out there still using steel, besides WalMart brand, etc?
thanks for your suggestions
There are millions of bikes from the 1970's to 1990's that are steel framed rides
A really good bike can be had for way less than $500 in the used market with care.
After you find the bike you like you'll have many spare dollars to re-hab or
update that bike into a premium ride if you shop used. All for less than $500.
How do you find a used steel bike?? Easy, take a good magnet with you when
My preferred bicycle brand is.......WORKSMAN CYCLES
I dislike clipless pedals on any city bike since I feel they are unsafe.
Originally Posted by krazygluon
Steel: nearly a thousand years of metallurgical development
Aluminum: barely a hundred, which one would you rather have under your butt at 30mph?