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Old 11-17-08, 10:36 AM   #1
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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.
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Old 11-17-08, 11:43 AM   #2
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If you can get a used Trek in good condition that fits them, that really is the way to go.
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Old 11-17-08, 11:55 AM   #3
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Used, but not if the bikes don't fit them.
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