Get Your Ride On!
Who Here Has Heard Of Breezer Bikes? Who here has heard of breezer and what do you think about the bikes? do you use them for commuting?
Yes. They are one of many many many many many excellent utility bikes, what some call “city bikes”. One of the better brands but also one of many.
Find a local bike shop in your area (not a box store or even a chain) and go there.
Let them know what kind of cycling you plan to do, sounds like errands, commute, maybe fitness. You’ll get in shape anyway so I guess that’s a given ?
See what they have and give it a test ride.
Breezer is good, other good bikes include Marin, Kona (check their Dew series), the Trek Portland, Raleigh is making a commute/city bike series … just to name a few of many there are to choose from.
European Commuter Bike? I’ve spent the last several years living in northern Europe and I really regret not bringing my bike back with me. I had a great Swedish Monark bike that I sold before coming back to the US. Where on can I find a nice european style bike? I live in the DC area.
Breezer has some nice bikes, check out the city bikes..
Schwinn has some nice commuter bikes.
Fuji has the Cambridge.
Check around the other bike shops, look for a Performance Bike near you.
A Folding Bike? I really want a bicycle both for transportation and for exercise. However, I don’t have a lot of room in my house to keep it.
I’m thinking about purchasing a folding bike…
any suggestions for a sturdy and safe brand?
where can I, maybe, purchase one online for a decent price ?
Breezer is a very good brand. Their bikes can fold up in less than 20 seconds and they are very comfortable and easy to use for transportation. They are very high quality, and their Zig 7 and Zag 8 folding bikes are very classy.
Bike Buying Help? I need to buy a cheep but very good bike at walmart for my 42 yr old friend who hasnt ridden in yrs
A lot of people who buy bikes from Walmart don’t ride as much as others who buy off of Craig’s list, classifieds, garage sale, Salvation army, bike shop (they sell used too), etc. The main reason is many Walmart bikes are assembled poorly or use cheap components that need to be adjusted constantly or break. A good used bike with a brand name like Trek, Giant, Cannondale, Jamis, Specialized, Gary Fisher, Marin, Electra, Breezer, etc. would be better in the long run. Just google bike shops or look at bikes sold by REI, etc. to see price ranges and types of bikes.
Your friend needs to measure their leg length (inseam) and test ride the bikes to see what feels correct for them. Everyone is different in arm reach, leg length, seat width, so it pays to ride. See this site to understand more about size.
What Is The Best “Commuter” Bike? For less than $1,000? (preferably $500 – $700)
I agree with Andy on the type of bikes and ranges.
I am a fan of the Bianchi Volpe. It’s a really nicely equipped touring bike for reasonable money, especially used. It will eat up hilly terrain and 10+ mile, one way trips.
If you are looking at shorter trips of up to 10 miles, you might look into the, drum roll please, commuter bikes! Joe Breeze’s company Breezer bikes are a class act. See link below. They come with a host of useful items that are extra on other bikes. These are features you will probably want anyways if you commute regularly If the terrain only has moderate terrain, you might check out the internally geared models. They are durable, easy to maintain, and less hassle.
Just saw that Andy suggested the Breezer Uptown 8! Great minds think alike.