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    Just ordered a Kona Jake the Snake CX bike today. I should get it this time next week. These next few days are going to suck with anticipation.

    Next purchase will be a Turner Sultan or 5-Spot. Will have to ride each of them to compare. Anyone have experience with either of these?



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    What locks do you use, CO?

    Right now I'm in the market for a cheap commuter. I like the idea of an internal hub just because of the ease of maintenance but haven't really found a ton I like. I need something a little more versatile than single speed.

    Something like this I think would be ideal (if they had it in stock): Save up to 60% off new track and singlespeed bikes, Cycles Mercier Road Bicycles | Five Speed Wide Tire Fits Track Bikes - Kilo WT - Save Up To 60% Off Brand new Bicycles


    My normal bike is a Jack Kane K Team Carbon.



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    I don't have to use a lock for my bike when I commute. We have a secure building and bike parking area.

    While I like the idea of a SS, I too need more versatility. My commute is 16 miles each way and I need more than one gear to choose from.

    Have you looked at some of the cruiser bikes as a commuter? Distance to ride is a big factor.



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    I haven't really looked at the cruisers. To be honest, they don't really fit my tastes. I'd like something capable of a little more zip. I'm willing to go for something with flat bars, though. Something like the Giant Rapid. The "cafe" style I suppose.

    *edit: I really like the idea of the IGH, though.


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    The Novara Big Buzz is a good one but you're nowhere close to an REI.



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    My Huffy White Heat is awesome!



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    Someone stole my neon green Huffy from Storms a long time ago. Made me very, very sad.



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    The more I stare at that Turner, the more I drool.



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    +1 on the Kona. I keep trying to pick a used one up to replace the 40 lb Giant hybrid frame that is my current gravel road commuter.



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