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Old 03-29-16, 02:51 PM
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New Guy to Road Bikes

Hello im Eric,

Im a 21 year old college student that has an interest of getting into road cycling. Last time I've road bikes was when I was around 12 or so. Im looking for a bike under $300. This would be an extra hobby for me to get out and ride around 20 miles a trip. I've done some research on which bikes I can afford and the ones that caught my eye are:

https://www.amazon.com/Schwinn-Phocus...n%3A2988424011

https://www.amazon.com/Vilano-Aluminu...=ATVPDKIKX0DER

What are your tips or advice for me getting into road biking? Thanks.

Eric
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Old 03-29-16, 02:57 PM
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Welcome to Bike Forums. Both of those bikes are only slightly better than an x-mart bike. Look thru these for a better entry level bike. —> BikesDirect

To learn more about road bikes and riding, read thru the General Cycling and Road Cycling forums.
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Old 03-30-16, 09:26 AM
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My local Craigslist came up dry..

Now I did find an awesome 2012 Fuji 4.0

2012 Fuji Newest 4 0 Road Bike Medium 50cm | eBay

Thoughts?

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