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Old 10-03-06, 03:23 PM   #1
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newbie looking for bike suggestions

i'm a new rider interested in getting into everyday biking because parking is scarce and weaving through traffic rocks. I have never owned a fixedgear but my roommate has an old Nishiki that i love riding and has prompted me to get my own. Problem is, i have no clue of what brand of bike i should get. i know i need a frame that is 56 c-c but what does someone recommend for everyday city riding? Nothing too serious, but a bike that's fun to ride. Oh, and i'm in college so i'm kind of broke. But im looking to spend upto 350 maybe even 4. any suggestions would be a great help. thanks.
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i'm a new rider interested in getting into everyday biking because parking is scarce and weaving through traffic rocks. I have never owned a fixedgear but my roommate has an old Nishiki that i love riding and has prompted me to get my own. Problem is, i have no clue of what brand of bike i should get. i know i need a frame that is 56 c-c but what does someone recommend for everyday city riding? Nothing too serious, but a bike that's fun to ride. Oh, and i'm in college so i'm kind of broke. But im looking to spend upto 350 maybe even 4. any suggestions would be a great help. thanks.
Giant, entry level Trek, Older Road bike off of Ebay or Craig's List? I'd suggest a lugged steel frame myself, You could pick up an older Bianchi or whatever! Just get a frame that fits and you can't go wrong!
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