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Old 09-26-12, 01:12 AM   #1
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New to Road Bikes

Hey,

I grew up with mountain bike in, you guessed it, the Sierra Nevada Mountains. I now live where there are no mountain, or hill, or ... dirt.

It has come to my attention that my fat tired Specialized Rock Hopper is ill-equipped to handle such flat, long stretches of pavement.

I am looking for a road bike with the following specifications:
  • extremely light weight
  • minimal gears (maybe single speed)
  • crappy looking to not get stolen
  • fast

I like the more aggressive positioning of road bikes than more upright commuter bikes.

What advice for used bike meeting those specifications do ya'll recommend?

Thanks.
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Old 09-26-12, 01:18 AM   #2
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Cheers srccon, welcome to Bike Forums!

It's best to ask that question in either Road Cycling forum (if you prefer a geared bike) or Single Speed & Fixed Gear forum.

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Old 09-26-12, 01:23 AM   #3
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Ok. I'll close this and repost there.

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Old 09-26-12, 01:40 AM   #4
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I've moved the post here. Thanks Juha.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...1#post14775451
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