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Old 08-20-15, 12:49 AM
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Hybrid or not?

Hi , I'm looking for a bike that's comfortable for street riding and occasional dirt. Also want to sit upright . Suggestions? I'm tall.
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Old 08-20-15, 04:11 AM
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Welcome!

Depends on what you mean by riding on dirt.

A hybrid will allow you to ride on trails and grass paths but is not recommended for mountain biking.
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Old 08-20-15, 05:45 AM
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welcome to the forums... go to your lbs and tell them where you want to ride and what you want to accomplish...
they likely know your area better than we would and would have a better understanding of what it would take to accomplish your goals.
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Old 08-20-15, 06:53 AM
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+1 on what obed7 said. Your bike shop is your friend. The shop owner or manager can get you on the right bike once s/he know what your plans are. Good Luck.
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Old 08-20-15, 07:10 AM
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Old 08-21-15, 01:53 AM
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Hey there

LBS is a good way to go. Also consider finding a good steel mtb frame, your local bike co-op, if there's one near you and learn to build your own. You'll learn lots and get just the bike you want. You might end up riding it for years!
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