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Old 08-25-15, 07:42 AM
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My wife and I are getting into trail riding and looking for advise and trails. The number one question now is that we are looking at Trek bikes because of current sale. To get a better bike for my wife it was suggested to get a Trek 8.5 DS versus the Neko because of inventory. Being old school the 8.5 is men's versus the Neko is women. The 8.5 fits her fine. Any differences or reasons she shouldn't get the "men's" version. It looks pretty unisex anyway. Thanks for any help on our decisions. Bill

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Old 08-25-15, 08:20 AM
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welcome to the forums....no reason not to get a bike that fits...mens and womens is mostly marketing....
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My wife and I are getting into trail riding and looking for advise and trails. The number one question now is that we are looking at Trek bikes because of current sale. To get a better bike for my wife it was suggested to get a Trek 8.5 DS versus the Neko because of inventory. Being old school the 8.5 is men's versus the Neko is women. The 8.5 fits her fine. Any differences or reasons she shouldn't get the "men's" version. It looks pretty unisex anyway. Thanks for any help on our decisions. Bill
Welcome to Bike Forums. With many of today's bikes there is no such thing as mens or women. The owner of the bike shop I frequent is a woman and she rides this. Doesn't look like a woman's bike does it.


Good luck finding the right bikes for you both.
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