Bnej wrote:If you do the full 220 you need to get good road bikes. It's a really really long way to go on flat bars.
Plus, road bikes are shiny.
I like shinny .
I'll probably end up with a decent roadie (up to $1500) and she'll get a flat bar of the same quality as she has an old injury that prohibits too much weight going on her right arm and drop bars scare her from that perspective.
We are planning 80k this Sunday, hopefully this will start to hit home the benefits of road bikes, particularly if a few roadies can just spin passed when she/we are struggling