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  1. #1
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    Newbie need help.

    I'm planning to buy my friend's bike. It's specialized sirrus pro. In good condition, new tires. Just need your opinion. Thanks... It's $300!
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  2. #2
    Fat-tired Roadie
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    Hey, you asked for opinions.

    In longer, less facetious form, hybrids are like mountain bikes on the road and no better than cyclocross bikes on a trail.

    In a sense, $300 is not a terrible price for that bike. In another sense, a deal is only a deal if it's on something that you actually have a use for.

    What do you want to do with riding?
    "Don't buy upgrades; ride up grades." -Eddy Merckx

  3. #3
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    Thanks, I already have a mountain bike and I'm looking for a road bike.

  4. #4
    I Tried Them ALL... SuperModerator
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    Then, get a REAL ROAD BIKE.....and not a hybrid. Recommend: Cannondale CAAD10 4
    "This is a male-dominated forum... there will be lots of Testosterone sword-shaming here" ~ Kenfucius

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    I had a Trek FX 7.3, and I thoroughly enjoyed riding that bike. I was looking for a flat-bar bike to ride on a rail-trail that wouldnt make me look like I was competing with the lycra spandex guys, and one I could ride to work every once in a while. The FX worked great for both.

    The Sirrus is a good bike, my wife has a women's that she loves. She is a non-competitor and enjoys riding on the road more than the single track.

    I wouldnt recommend one for fast A or B Group Rides, but I thought it was good for riding an avg of 15-17mph.

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