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Old 04-07-14, 07:10 AM
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Originally Posted by tkbarr1 View Post
Mountain bike wheels, wont that be tougher for a commute, and a heavier frame?
A bunch of people like older, rigid (no suspension parts) mtbs for commuting. A hardtail (mtb with only a suspension fork) with smooter tires works for some as well.

A mtb frame typically does weigh a bit more, but unless you plan on carrying the bike around a lot, the gearing compensates for that .

Not sure if there is a dealer close to you, but Raliegh is offering rebates on some of their models- which includes the Misceo and Cadent lines. Might see if the entry model of either line comes close to your budget with the discount.
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