• 06-24-2008
    manida
    best 29er commuter for under $500?
    A friend just got the Marin Hamilton 29er from REI and loves it---1.6 tires and all is great for commuting....Im considering that as well....Other suggestions?
  • 06-24-2008
    Captain_America1976
    that's what i came in here to post. i almost got one earleir this year, but i decidec to buy an old road bike to convert to single speed. they look like a great bike for the price.
  • 06-24-2008
    axcxnj
    you could check out a motobecane, ive been toying with getting one...

    http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...tcast29_08.htm
  • 06-24-2008
    thecrazyfinn
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by manida
    A friend just got the Marin Hamilton 29er from REI and loves it---1.6 tires and all is great for commuting....Im considering that as well....Other suggestions?

    Kona Dew 2-9? Cheap and good, should be able to stuff some knobbies on it if you so desire.
  • 06-24-2008
    Schmucker
    What's the tire clearance on the Marin Hamilton?