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Old 07-30-08, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by steve-in-kville View Post
Thanks for the great replies. The model I was leaning towards is the Trek 7100 series. IIRC, this model had thin tires, shock absorbing forks, hard tail, but did have a shock absorbing seat post. Price was around $500 I think.

Since you plan on sticking to the asphalt, then avoid anything with a front suspension fork, even if it has lock out. They are heavier, and if you can't lock out, then they will rob you of efficiency.
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