replied to the thread Buying my first real bike - three possibilities. Advice appreciated.
" The 7000 series are predecessors to the 7 series. About par, just older. Earlier than that, when they were steel, they were 700 series. All great for commuting.
I'd avoid anything that's below 8-speed on the rear. 7-speeds are usually freewheels which, at MTB width, lead to bent axles and broken... "
01-30-15, 11:12 AM