View Single Post
Old 11-19-08, 08:19 AM
  #1  
gennien
Malta Rider
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
A bike for Maltese Roads

Hi all,

I do most of my cycling on a road bike, mostly to keep fit (I work on computers ). Now I have started going to work with my road bike too, but the roads here in Malta are terrible, with no bike mentality whatsoever from Maltese drivers. For this reason I am thinking of buying a Mountain Bike just to go to work with. This would give me the benefit to pass from safer roads, but roads where I could not pass with my roadie. Now, I went to the the LBS and offered me a bike for ~$300 (Remember I am not going off road or something like that, this is purely for commuting in rough roads). I have never heard of the make - Ventura - I think it is some Chinese product. All I found on google about this bike - Ventura M-Byte - was this:

http://goods.ruten.com.tw/item/show?11080527299699

FYI, this price is quite good as in Malta a good make (Giant,Bianchi, Kona, etc) would be somewhere near $800.

Have you ever seen this make?? What would you do?? Thanks
gennien is offline