Lv 7
HMFan asked in SportsCycling · 9 years ago

Bike for metro suburb commuting?

I live 16 miles from work and enjoy biking to and fro, mostly surface streets and sidewalks; it's a pretty decent workout. The bike I have, however, is over 15 years old and is a heavy mountain bike (Diamondback). I'm in the market for a new bike but there are so many different kinds now! Any suggestions for a bike that can handle road commuting and fine gravel path? I'm not looking to conquer insanely rocky/mountainous terrain.

2 Answers

  • McG
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
    Favourite answer

    Yes, a new bike is so refreshing.

    Take a look at either Hybrids or Comfort Road bikes at your local bike shop. If you want a fast dual purpose bike ask to see the selection of Cross bikes but beware of sticker shock with a good cross bike.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    just get some 1.5" wide slicks and try that

    weight really isn;t that important


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