Hi, first post. I've been bicycling for years, but I'm new to all the technical details and such. Please be gentle.
I'm not quite sure how to ask this, because I don't know the right terminology.
I want one of those bikes that look like fixies, but I want one that has a freewheel and gears. I think what I'm looking for is called a track bike, but when I search for "track bike" I only get fixed geared track bikes. I know the bike I'm describing exists because I saw some guy with one once.
Maybe if I describe what I want in a bike one of you might be able to help me.
Here's what I want from this bike:
-I want it to be super lightweight, but not super expensive
-I want it to have 700c wheels because I want it to have very little resistance/friction from contact with the road
-I want to ride to and from work 13 miles round trip over residential and city streets with some hills along the way only on days with fair weather
-I want it to be able to carry items because I want to run errands to the grocery store, bank, etc.
-I want to ride for recreation
Thanks for any help