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    Senior Member Plow13's Avatar
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    recommend a bike for me

    i want kind of an all around commuter / weather bike...this is kind of what i want..
    http://www.rei.com/product/744791

    i like that you can lock out the shocks....i would also like something with a wide tire clearance, so i can put on studded tires for the icy winters..also i would liek to keep it around the 500 dolllar price range...so what do you guys recommend?
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    I recommend getting something other that front fork.

    If it's a straight up commuter you don't really need suspension.

    IMO, YMMV.
    "Engineering! It's like math, but louder."

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    +1

    Agree with keeping it rigid for commuting. A hybrid is great for commuting, but if you really want some cush and tire clearance look at a mountain bike. Large tires around 50psi will give you a lot of cushion and allow for greater traction in snow at a lower psi.

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    Senior Member Plow13's Avatar
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    so i did some looking and i am really liking the scott sportser p3 or the scott sub 20....
    Last edited by Plow13; 04-18-08 at 11:37 PM.
    Cervelo S1 2010 (road) Lemond Alpe d'Huez 2004 (road)
    Trek 4500 2006 (mtb) Gary Fischer Utopia 2008 (commuter)
    Redline Conquest 2009 (cross) Redline 925 2009 (single speed)

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