Old 12-21-14, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
Get a rigid mtb since that will give you flat bars (which you want) and allow you to ride offroad some (which you also want).
+1. If price is no object, you can get 15 lbs of rigid fun:



For the midrange you can get some of the bikes already mentioned.

For barely any money at all you can dig up a light early-to-mid-90s higher end MTB in the 23-25 lb. range. Maybe even a hardtail, and swap the sproinger fork out for a rigid one. Put on some of the lightest MTB tires around, could save a pound or two on some heavier-shod bikes. Kenda Klimax Lite XC 26" Tire | Kenda.

Dug up a pic of my 'goose, that's down under 24 lbs with those tires. I saw another one on CL a couple of months ago for $45. Almost got it as a backup, but I need another MTB like I need another hole in my head.


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