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Old 12-16-05, 01:36 PM   #1
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Giant Cypress SX or FCR 1?

Hi,

Im looking at getting my first bike and commuting alot during the week about 20km per day each day.
I also want to ride the bike alot for fitness rides on weekends too.

Most of my communiting is on road and over grass in parks and off the occasional gutter.

I am 6ft 7inch and I weigh 120kg so I need a bike that would suit my size and weight.

I think I would prefer flat barred bikes for an upright style.

Budget not a problem.

As I said main reasons for bike is for commuting lots and for fitness rides.

What model of bikes could be my best options?

I was leaning towards the Giant Cypress SX (comfort) or the FCR 1 (flat bar road bike) as options?

Which of these two options would you suggest for me?

I am also willing to hear of any other options in other brands?

Any help would be greatful.

Thanks.
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Old 12-18-05, 11:37 AM   #2
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You really should post this to the commuter group.
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