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Old 05-24-09, 06:04 PM   #1
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Giant Transend DX/LX/EX (please share your opinions)

Im searching for the ideal commuter bike for my needs.
I am narrowing down my choices to a Giant Transend (leaning towards the DX).
Please share your experiences with the bike.
My needs are the following.

1. Commute 5-miles each way in Northern California
2. Looking for a smooth and comfortable ride. Very important
3. A bike that can occasionally deal with the hills, potholes and rails in the streets of san Francisco.
4. A bike that can handle the rain well.

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Old 05-24-09, 06:36 PM   #2
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Maybe save us a web search and tell us the difference in the three?
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Old 05-24-09, 10:18 PM   #3
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All three will fit the bill as they say, the price and components and the only big differences. The DX is priced the least. I looked at a LX with front and rear racks and trekking bars and it looks like it will make a good work bike that does just what you have described.
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Old 05-25-09, 06:03 PM   #4
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I have, ride the lower end DX for recreation. It's great, light, with good parts, and seems to fit your criteria.
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