Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Richmond, VA
Bikes: 2006 K2 Apache 6.0, 2006(ish) Specialized Sirrus
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Buy a cheap road bike ($10.99!) to stay conditioned for MTB?
I usually MTB, but now am on a 9-5 schedule so no more riding during the week.
I saw an old cro-mo Murray 10-speed at a Goodwill store yesterday for $10.99. It needs probably $50 in cables, tires, etc, but the truing, frame and components look good. I'm pretty broke, and just want a road bike for exercise during the week.
Do I scrape up $400 for an entry level road bike from pricepoint.com (or a LBS), struggle to find a decent used one locally, or buy the Murray?
(this is cross-posted to the roadie forum for a different perspective!)