Advice on buying a new bike

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Advice on buying a new bike

Postby Fenix » Sun Jan 09, 2011 10:17 pm

Hey all,

I'm pretty set on buying a new bike sometime this week, I've done a fair bit of research and checked out a couple stores this weekend and I've narrowed my choices to the Apollo Transfer 2.0 and the Giant Seek 2.

I'm mainly getting this bike to ride to/from work (Newtown-North Sydney). I'm not 100% comfortable riding on the road all the way there but probably a good 70% portion so I figured a hybrid or commuter bike would be the way to go.

Has anyone heard anything negative about those 2 bikes... or are they a ripoff or anything (Apollo is about $799 and the Giant Seek 2 is $949). They both seem like pretty sweet deals to me and I guess it will just come down to whatever I can find that is available.

Thanks,
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by BNA » Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:20 pm

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Re: Advice on buying a new bike

Postby Fenix » Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:20 pm

Ok I'm pretty sold on the Apollo Transfer 2.0... Anyone got any opinions about it?
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Re: Advice on buying a new bike

Postby il padrone » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:02 am

I know nothing about the bike but suggest you post this in the "Buying a bike/parts" forum to get more comment.
Riding bikes in traffic - what seems dangerous is usually safe; what seems safe is often more dangerous.
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Re: Advice on buying a new bike

Postby Fenix » Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:00 am

Cheers man, I've reposted under there.
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