Originally Posted by Strongside
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.
No, you can get a decent bike for that kind of money, especially a hard tail. Full suspension bikes are going to be more. I need one for my bad back for riding over big rock and drops. Shawnee Mission Park and Landahl in Blue Springs have great technical and easier trails.