Looking for a cycle - suggest please

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Looking for a cycle - suggest please

I am riding second hand scnell chafer d
https://www.choosemybicycle.com/en/bicycles/sch...

Requirements —

1)I am looking for a road bike ..

2) Need to be faster , right now i am able to reach 18 km/hr

3) I am not sure if hybrid bikes are ok … or should i go for a road bike only . ( Have tried btwin riverside 50 and liked it )

4) Budget – 15k max

5) I would prefer to have a suspension … ( i dont like road bikes cos none of them have suspension )

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Wondering why this post was unattended.
Few things before you put in a budget cap:

Road bikes are meant for tarmac, so you will not get suspension on majority of them.
Hybrid bikes are something with an mtb frame with a smoother Tyres, which helps get more speed, and little bit of off roading.
Mtb : tougher bikes, meant for terrains. Better Tyres and need suspension too.

Rule: when going for a 15k, you should opt with no suspension and lesser gear, else they compromise on quality.
If u r looking for used bikes, make sure you see the purchase invoice, just to make sure the seller is genuine and to have an idea of purchase date.

Do bump the thread when it’s quite a while.

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jitz wrote:

Wondering why this post was unattended.
Few things before you put in a budget cap:

Road bikes are meant for tarmac, so you will not get suspension on majority of them.
Hybrid bikes are something with an mtb frame with a smoother Tyres, which helps get more speed, and little bit of off roading.
Mtb : tougher bikes, meant for terrains. Better Tyres and need suspension too.

Rule: when going for a 15k, you should opt with no suspension and lesser gear, else they compromise on quality.
If u r looking for used bikes, make sure you see the purchase invoice, just to make sure the seller is genuine and to have an idea of purchase date.

Do bump the thread when it’s quite a while.

Hi.. Thank you. Are there any road bikes with suspension?

Because although the roads I travel on are quite good but there are still some with bad potholes.

Any suggestion of cycles please..

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csaram1067 wrote:

Hi.. Thank you. Are there any road bikes with suspension?

Because although the roads I travel on are quite good but there are still some with bad potholes.

Any suggestion of cycles please..

You should go for a high end bike for a good suspension road bike. Rest are just dikhava, suspension gets rigid even with maintenance.

I do upto 47 kmph on my mtb. (real speed, not the fake strava speed )

Its the ergonomics, weight and wheel base that makes road bike a road bike.
And believe me, you won’t feel much difference using a suspension even while jumping potholes.

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jitz wrote:

You should go for a high end bike for a good suspension road bike. Rest are just dikhava, suspension gets rigid even with maintenance.

I do upto 47 kmph on my mtb. (real speed, not the fake strava speed )

Its the ergonomics, weight and wheel base that makes road bike a road bike.
And believe me, you won’t feel much difference using a suspension even while jumping potholes.

wow .. 47 kmph on mtb !! which bike do u use bro ?? Thats damn impressive

i am dying to reach 20 kmph on my schnell mtb …

I thought professionals can only reach 40 kmph … !

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jitz wrote:

You should go for a high end bike for a good suspension road bike. Rest are just dikhava, suspension gets rigid even with maintenance.

I do upto 47 kmph on my mtb. (real speed, not the fake strava speed )

Its the ergonomics, weight and wheel base that makes road bike a road bike.
And believe me, you won’t feel much difference using a suspension even while jumping potholes.

I am toying with the road bike option because i am not accustomed to the road bike ergonomics … and the sitting position. Road bike handles will make me bend and i am not sure if i would like it or not. I like the upright position but with more speed and more of cycling ..

SO i have a bad mix of options ..

road bike + suspension + upright position

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csaram1067 wrote:

I am toying with the road bike option because i am not accustomed to the road bike ergonomics … and the sitting position. Road bike handles will make me bend and i am not sure if i would like it or not. I like the upright position but with more speed and more of cycling ..

SO i have a bad mix of options ..

road bike + suspension + upright position

Hybrid is the one you should be looking for. At 15k you might not get one. Stretch a bit and see what’s available. There are few fb groups where you get support from. Do check those too.

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csaram1067 wrote:

wow .. 47 kmph on mtb !! which bike do u use bro ?? Thats damn impressive

i am dying to reach 20 kmph on my schnell mtb …

I thought professionals can only reach 40 kmph … !

It’s an Indian brand called viva. Its 16 kilos and sturdy too. Didnt find imported ones because imports were stopped. But think ill stick with it since i got used to it.

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jitz wrote:

Hybrid is the one you should be looking for. At 15k you might not get one. Stretch a bit and see what’s available. There are few fb groups where you get support from. Do check those too.

Thank you…. Will check them out.

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😭 I miss my bicycle. I had Street Cat 😭

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csaram1067 wrote:

Thank you…. Will check them out.

Hi bro, which one did you finally end up buying?
I’m considering to buy one. Max to max budget 15k, can’t increase it..
ALSO, I found some videos where they showing custom built geared cycle, so is it good to buy non geared cycle and then add gears to it?
@jitz @bikidas2060

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I got riverside from btwin … very happy with the purchase.

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jitz wrote:

You should go for a high end bike for a good suspension road bike. Rest are just dikhava, suspension gets rigid even with maintenance.

I do upto 47 kmph on my mtb. (real speed, not the fake strava speed )

Its the ergonomics, weight and wheel base that makes road bike a road bike.
And believe me, you won’t feel much difference using a suspension even while jumping potholes.

bro are you on strava ?

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BubbleBoyChickenLittle wrote:

Hi bro, which one did you finally end up buying?
I’m considering to buy one. Max to max budget 15k, can’t increase it..
ALSO, I found some videos where they showing custom built geared cycle, so is it good to buy non geared cycle and then add gears to it?
@jitz @bikidas2060

Bhai go for a geared one. Without geared bicycle, commuting 10-15KM will be difficult yet we used to do that when we were kids.

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