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First Bike in 20+ years

Old 06-24-19, 08:29 AM
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Question First Bike in 20+ years

Big time newbie here. I'm a little intimidated about buying a bike, because I don't want to get the wrong size. I'm 6'3 and not sure what to look for in terms of sizing. I'd ideally like to buy one on Craigslist for about $100 that can be used for exercise in New York City. I'd appreciate any tips to point me in the right direction.
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Go to a bike shop and shop for a bike. See what they recommend. Or input your data into this fit calculator: https://www.competitivecyclist.com/S...ulatorBike.jsp
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