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crowfamily 11-17-08 10:36 AM

New bikes for family
 
To allow our kids to bike with us on some family trips, I need to buy a bike for a 13 year old girl and 15 year boy. Both tall. Bike path type of riding. Would I be better off buying a used Trek 700 ($50) or a no brand name Walmart new bike ($100-$150)? I don't want to spend more than $150 per bike (responsibility issues). Alternatively, what about a used Schwinn or so? Thanks.

Podolak 11-17-08 11:43 AM

If you can get a used Trek in good condition that fits them, that really is the way to go.

Ka_Jun 11-17-08 11:55 AM

Used, but not if the bikes don't fit them.


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