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Old 10-11-23, 08:46 AM
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New to bikes, looking for suggestions!

Hi everyone! New here and new to bikes, hoping to start a new hobby. Located in central tx. I live on fb marketplace, so if anyone has any suggestions on brands to look out for please let me know! I have little knowledge about bikes but looking to ride on a jogging/bike trail, occasionally on street but for the most part sidewalk. Any suggestions on what type of bike to get? Thanks!!! Hope everyone has a great and blessed day.
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Old 10-11-23, 08:55 AM
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Ran into a what i think is a 1993 giant innova hybrid bike, posted for $70. thoughts?
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Old 10-11-23, 01:53 PM
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Best Way to Start a Used Bike.
That bike is good.
I started on a 25 y/o $15 Bike.
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Beautiful bike!!!
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Old 10-16-23, 12:20 PM
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Go to your local bike shops and take test rides on the bikes they have in stock. No reason to get sold on a bike that has to be shipped to you and assembled. Craigslist is a good place to find used bikes and most produced in the past 20 years are excellent.
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Old 10-16-23, 12:39 PM
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Thank you so much! Been living on youtube as of late and watching whatever comes across my suggested. Appreciate the time you took also!!
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I actually found a Trek Dual Sport 1 Hybrid on marketplace for $120. Super happy with it so far. If you have any suggestions on what and how I can upgrade it, I'm all ears!
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So many bikes on FS check on it....
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956user, congratulations on your new hobby and bike! Youíre in for a lot of happy years. Riding has been a source of great enjoyment for me. Bought my wifeís Terratrike on marketplace and got a great deal. Iím a little north of you in Southern Oklahoma. Have a blessed evening!
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