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Old 08-24-12, 09:06 PM
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giant escape city '12 or trek FX 7.3 '12

so i want to start commuting and a bike for the weekend. i just really like how the city has the fenders and the rack on the back and price is pretty low but im a newb but i also like how the 7.3 shifters i just feel like the city is more bang for your buck i just want some of your guys and gals opinion. thanks for the help in advance.
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While the Escape City does offer a tremendous value as an out of the box commuter, you need to ride them both. There's just something about the Escape's geometry that feels a little 'off' to me, whereas the Specialized Sirrus and the new 2013 Trek 8.1 DS were more like 'wow' or 'whoa' vibes.
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Old 08-25-12, 04:35 PM
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I rode the Escape 1 yesterday and I was impressed. I was surprised how comfortable and smooth the ride was on those skinny tires. Also, I agree I think it is a good deal. If I had the money I would buy one and just use it as a road bike. That being said, I haven't tried the Trek.
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Old 08-25-12, 06:26 PM
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I just got a specialized sirrus, I love it, you may want to give it some thought.
https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bik.../sirrus/sirrus
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The Escape City is a tremendous buy for the money. The SRAM Via group is actually very nice.
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So i went with the escape city! i love it any. any advice and suggestion on accessories?
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Congrats on your new bike. The Escape was in my final list of bikes as well, but I decided to go with the Coda Sport....mostly because I liked the dealer better. Enjoy your new ride...the Escape is a nice looking and riding machine.
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