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    new bike

    i will be riding approximately 3 miles per day with a long break in between (to and from school) . I want a bike that will offer high resistance. Is there a particular brand or type of bicycle that can give my legs a decent workout while riding for a short distance?

    THANKS

    new to riding

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    3 miles.. get a fixed gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluenote157 View Post
    3 miles.. get a fixed gear.
    with MTB tires .
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    And a trailer with a bunch of scrap steel and a flat tire.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cynikal View Post
    And a trailer with a bunch of scrap steel and a flat tire.
    The wheels should be out of true and rubbing against the brakes !
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    I meant the trailer but that works too.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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    With a broken axle...?
    When I ride my bike I feel free and happy and strong. I'm liberated from the usual nonsense of day to day life. Solid, dependable, silent, my bike is my horse, my fighter jet, my island, my friend. Together we will conquer that hill and thereafter the world.

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