Originally Posted by Goldmember
The new thing is 29 inch wheels so the 26 inch wheel bikes will probably go cheaper. You can pick up a low end hard tail bike for that kind of money. Depends of what kind of riding you want to do.
Thanks. Mostly woodland trail riding...occasionally paved park trails. I can probably bump up my budget some if it means getting something that is entry level, but that I won't have to upgrade if it becomes a legitimate hobby.