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    New question here. new to riding again I have 2 bikes in budget plz help I dont know the difference.

    So basically I am looking at these to just to mainly ride around town nothing fancy, just for fun and to get back into cycling. These are the only 2 I can afford right now, and since I have a ***** giftcard. So if you guys could mainly tell me the difference between the two That would be great. I want the better bike for just fun riding on sidewalk and light dirt.

    Diamondback sorrentor or response xe.

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    The xe has disc brakes. It would be useful to get something with 8 speeds at least to get a freehub. It will last longer. 29er would also be useful.

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    Yea those are all I can get right now. I would rather ride something than nothing at all. I can't go out and buy those nice bikes a lot of u guys can right now. So the only main difference is the brakes.

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    If you can only choose between these two bikes, I think you will be better off with the response xe. Definitely better components on the xe than the sorrento. For one, the disc brakes on the xe is a huge step up over the v-brakes the sorrento has. Better components and worth the upgrade should you decide to pimp it up in the future. Though, for a little more money you can just get the response xe 29er. If you're going to spend money on a new bike better pick one you can ride for a long time. You'll get more bang for your buck that way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mdsniper7 View Post
    Yea those are all I can get right now. I would rather ride something than nothing at all. I can't go out and buy those nice bikes a lot of u guys can right now. So the only main difference is the brakes.
    Get the disc brakes one..
    Last edited by Max24; 3 Weeks Ago at 11:38 PM.

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