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This is a sticky one to tackle. Firstly, we don't know the terrain you're riding in, we don't know if you're going to commute to work/school/college/university and we don't even know exactly what your budget would be. As for a Single-Speed, why specifically? You could lose weight on a road racer or a mountain bike, or even a BMX. Anyhow, if your budget is ...


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If you can afford a nicer bike in your budget, by all means buy one. Hydraulic brakes are quite nice as well. However Batman's suggestion is excellent. You might find that a hybrid is just a compromise of road and offroad, and that you'd like to go one or the other ways but you won't know till you try. Consider riding a couple borrowed bikes to get ...


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The quality of the bike is in the sum of the parts. The heart of the bike is the frame and what carries the brand is more often than not - the frame. The manufacturer then hangs various components off the frame to complete the build. (Big brands) It could be argued - the quality of the frame (design and build) & warranty back-up is better. Other factors ...


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New answer to an old question. Strava is the new thing on the block, and has been around since 2011. You get a client running on a smartphone and it does the tracking. Its also possible to synch from garmins and dedicated cycle computers with GPS, but that still needs USB. The website has a lot of social aspects, with leaderboards and best segments. ...



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