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Old 03-12-08, 07:44 PM   #1
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Choice between bikes

Ok so here is my dilemma, I want a bike for fitness, commuting, and mountain. My commutes would be less than 3 miles one way at most. Should I a.) Buy a road/hybrid bike i.e Specialized Sirrus http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=32215 b.) Buy a mountain bike i.e. http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=33092 or c.) buy both. I am hoping to spend less than $1000 give or take. I will not be doing anything too extreme atleast not right away, and what I am afraid of is buying one bike or the other and then being upset. Any opinions?
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Ok so here is my dilemma, I want a bike for fitness, commuting, and mountain. My commutes would be less than 3 miles one way at most. Should I a.) Buy a road/hybrid bike i.e Specialized Sirrus http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=32215 b.) Buy a mountain bike i.e. http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=33092 or c.) buy both. I am hoping to spend less than $1000 give or take. I will not be doing anything too extreme atleast not right away, and what I am afraid of is buying one bike or the other and then being upset. Any opinions?
If the commute is not too far (like 3 miles), I'd opt for the mountain bike simply for the sake of being able to do everything.
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Old 03-12-08, 08:15 PM   #3
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If the commute is not too far (like 3 miles), I'd opt for the mountain bike simply for the sake of being able to do everything.
I concur.

A hybrid is like an above ground pool.
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A nice hardtail would work well for ya.

Gastro, don't be harsh. My above ground pool has a slide and the little mermaid on it.
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A nice hardtail would work well for ya.

Gastro, don't be harsh. My above ground pool has a slide and the little mermaid on it.
Alrighty then what do you think is better between Rockhopper Comp Disc and the same bike but 29er
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If you have the opportunity, ride both. What will your off road riding be like.
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not sure im pretty new to this. I would imagine it would be mainly easy to moderate trails if that means anything.
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