Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Sin City, Nevada
Bikes: Catrike 700, Greenspeed GTO trike, , Linear LWB recumbent, Haluzak Horizon SWB recumbent, Balance 450 MTB, Cannondale SM800 Beast of the East
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There are a couple of recent postings about WalMart bikes in this section. Not specifically about the Huffy brand, but about the quality and assembly of mass merchandiser (Target, WalMart, KMart) in general. If you don't want to go more than a few miles at a time or meander on down to the local grocery store, then any of their bikes will probably do OK. I fix up bikes for kids and recently rode past a Huffy at the curb on garbage day. It wasn't in really bad shape but I ended up leaving it because getting it to work really well is nigh unto impossible. Were I you, I'd go on the local Craigslist and look for a second hand bike that originally came from a bike store instead of a WalMart/KMart/Target. It's probably a better bike to begin with and would likely have been assembled correctly when it went out the door of the shop.
To find out what owners thought about any particular bike go to Google and put in the name and model of the bike along with "review for" and it should come up.