New from Boston -any advice welcome
I just wanted to introduce myself on here. I've recently decided I want to start riding, which I haven't done for a very long time. This seemed like a good place to start.
I just started looking into bikes in the last couple of weeks but am getting a bit overwhelmed! To start out, I'm looking for something fairly sturdy, reliable and comfortable. I don't want to make a large investment until I see how much I like riding. I figure in a year or two I could trade up to something better.
I'm wondering if it is worth it to buy a new bike or if I should try to pick up something used on craigslist. I see a lot of 70s Raleigh 3-speed bikes in the Boston area...any insight on these?
I appreciate any feedback or advice I can get. Thanks!