Doc says I need to quit walking for long time tore my plantar fasciitis. Had went from 245 to 180 walking 3.5 miles in the AM and 3.5 miles in the PM in 8 months along with changing eating habits.
Been off my feet for a month and have a need to exercise doc says I can ride so went to look at bikes. Being 57 it was shock at first at the prices. . Bought a department store bike which is terible to say the least.
Looking for it to stay in shape and ride the parks around St. Louis and maybe the Katy Trial (follows old rail line in Missouri) with friends at times so need advice which of the twoTREK bikes would best suit me.
Been to a few stores and get different opinions and all sales reps seem to be very young kids.
Looking has been an experence in itseft and belive I like the TREks. Not sure what I need, test rode the TREKs and decided I didn't like the feel of disk breaks. The sales rep says if I am planning to ride a trail or two the DS series is what I need. I have no idea about all the different Shimano's shifters and such and want to get a bike that I don't have to replace in a few years. Or even if I need the shock on the .82 and can't understand why I can't lock it out as in the 8.3 but it has disk breaks.
Thanks for any advice in advance