Does anyone have any information on this bike? Or any personal reviews? I tried looking online and searching here but not too many seem to pop up. I'm a novist when it comes to cycling and trying to determine what the difference is between a bike like the Trek 8.1 DS compared to the Trek 7.1/7.2 FX.
It seems like the 8.1DS can take some wider or skinnier tires. But clearly they are not nearly as popular as the FX line, how come?
My local bikeshop seems to have these on sale for $399 and i'm wondering if it might be worth a look. I've been trying to find a bike on CL but come up with no such luck. Though this is over my budget, it might be worth considering if it's a good bike.
My main goal is something to ride to get to work (about 7 miles away) and something to ride to get a workout in every weekend. I am a big guy, at 260 lbs, so i worry about how well the wheels/frame will hold up.