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    Cheap slacker

    I am here to learn how to find a good cheap "mountain bike like" comuter bike for a short ride to work. I once fancied myslef a mountain biker. But pretty nuch just drove around with my Rockhopper on the rack of my Pathfinder. I gave the bike to friend a few years ago in exchange for a 36' TV.

    I am bound and determined to find a reliable (yet stylish) commuter for a hundred fifty bucks or less.

    The "real" bikers likely hate me.

    Peace

    RJ

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    how far are you going ?

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    Are there any hills on your commute route?
    What kind of roads?
    Will you be carrying anything on the bike - like panniers with clothes, laptop, lunch?
    Will you be riding in the dark - night or early morning?

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    Now with racer-boy font! Moonshot's Avatar
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    I'm more comfortable commuting on my road bike than on my mtn bike even though it has skinny, slick tires.

    I'm sure others will disagree.

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