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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.
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    With a broken axle...?
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