Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (57,096)
Fitness Minutes: (14,252)
Posts: 9,646
3/12/13 1:06 P

Check out this thread: www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.a
sp?imboard=6&imparent=30399779


We're having this very discussion down here, and there are some suggestions that may help you!

DVDIAMOND SparkPoints: (625)
Fitness Minutes: (650)
Posts: 78
3/12/13 1:05 P

Go to a bike shop and tell them what you would like and what they would recommend. Ride a few to see what works. Get the dimensions you need and then start looking for a used bike that meets your needs. Craigslist is a good place, garage sales, classified ads and even some bike shops sells used bikes. You can get a very good quality bike at a low price if you buy it used.
My guess is that a hybrid might be a good choice. Its a great entry level bike that you can really grow into.
Its better to buy a good quality bike used than a brand new cheap bike.

GRAPLEIRIS SparkPoints: (9,363)
Fitness Minutes: (4,031)
Posts: 180
3/12/13 12:45 P

So: I've given up. My cross country skis need to be put away for the season...sigh

On the bright side, the kayak will be coming out soon.

In the meantime: I'm thinking about getting a bike.

I need something sturdy: I still weigh over 240 pounds and the bike path I'll be using is relatively flat and easy going, but NOT paved.

I also can't spend a LOT of $.

Anyone have suggestions about brand names, models, or features that I want (or maybe DON'T want)?

Thanks!

Page: 1 of (1)  




Other Fitness and Exercise Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Exercise Induced Asthma and Wheezing 11/3/2013 8:45:39 AM
Can I? 10/5/2013 1:05:25 PM
I keep pulling the same muscle? 10/23/2013 1:58:46 PM
would yoga bea good choice for me? 11/21/2013 9:33:50 PM
How to warm up, cool down & stretch during routine 10/22/2013 10:13:53 AM

Diet Resources: 30 day juice fast | juice fast before and after | lemon juice fast