I'm looking to buy my first quality bike. I'm a college student and will be using it to commute to campus 5-6 miles daily. I'll be commuting along a path along a river to campus and also want to keep my options fairly open for recreational riding on light trails.
I've been reading a lot of forums about the best hybrid/dual sport/etc. bike that fits this criteria the past few months and I've narrowed my choices down to the Giant Roam 2 and the Raleigh Misceo Trail 1.0. I'm a stranger when it comes to bike components so I was wondering if someone with more knowledge about bikes would have anything to say about them. I've test ridden the Giant and plan to ride the Raleigh soon. Any opinions would be great. Thanks
Roam 2 (2014) | Giant Bicycles | United States
Raleigh Bicycles - Misceo Trail 1.0