Hi all--new here and am ready to purchase my first bike since 1990 (got it for college and never used it).
Seeing as though I am fairly clueless about bikes, I am finding this all a bit overwhelming
Here's what I would like and maybe you can tell me which brands/models I should look at.
I will be riding approximately 10 miles 3-4 times a week through various neighborhoods and on a bike trail. I am leaning towards a hybrid but have no idea which one. I looked at the Trek 7200 and like it, but now after doing some forum reading, I am wondering if I should go for the 7300 and then there is the issue of FX or not. Since I will be using the bike on fairly flat pavement, is the suspension really worth having or will it just add weight and something else to have to get fixed?
I also read a little about the Giant Cypress LX. I was looking to spend between $300-$400. Any help would be greatly appreciated!