Used Shimano

Used Mountain bikes make great bikes for commuting to work. Why do I say that?

Used mountain bike have several advantages like they are inexpensive so you’re not only saving money on gas but you’re saving on the cost of the bike. Good mountain bikes that you buy new these days are certainly not cheap. However because bike have been being built stronger and more durable over the last few years there are thousands of great secondhand bikes foe sale at a fraction of the cost of buying new. You just need to know what and where to look for them.

There are some things you need to look for in a secondhand bike and you need to know that each bike tends to be a bit different then the next (as if you didn’t realize that). That means you can’t just go by price for your comparison. Beyond price and of course condition of the bike, there are frame materials and components and type of suspension and brakes that are all a part of the equation. 

When it comes to the frame material of a mountain bike there is predominantly three materials used: steel, aluminum and carbon fiber. The predominant material used today for mountain bike though is aluminum. Manufacturers like it because it is lightweight and stiff. With this less flexible frame more of the bike rider's energy goes into forward motion. Thus these bikes are fast and lively. However, this stiffness can make you feel the bumps more and have a less comfortable ride.

The suspension is another part of getting a comfortable ride on rough ground. There are mountain bikes with no suspension which usually are the cheapest and are great for smooth roads like you would normally find commuting to work.

There are mountain bikes with a front suspension only often called hardtails. Then there are full suspension mountain bikes the best for going on rough off road trails.

The components are the gears and shifters and derailleur’s etc. Here if you buy a name brand bike you are normally going to get a decent quality component set. But on off brand name bikes check for Shimano they are a very popular maker of components. The thing is there are a lot of different qualities so you will have to check.

The condition of the bike is one of the big deals. One way of trying to figure this out it’s condition is to ask the seller things like how old it is, how far it’s been ridden and how often it was serviced. Maintenance is probably the biggest thing. If a bike has been maintained properly the miles it has gone are a lot less important.

Commuting to work on a bike every day is a great thing to do. It is good for your health. It is good for your pocket as you will be saving a lot of gas money. It is good for the environment with that much less exhaust fowling up our air. But the only way you will stay consistent at it is by having a good bike to use.

You can often get that good bike by finding one of the good used mountain bikes available on the market. This way you can buy a better quality bike and spend less money at the same time. It is the best way to go in my mind.

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Vintage SHIMANO BANTAM 10XZG Baitcasting Reel Made in Japan
Vintage SHIMANO BANTAM 10XZG Baitcasting Reel Made in Japan
$44.95
Vintage SHIMANO BANTAM 10XZG Baitcasting Reel Made in Japan
Vintage SHIMANO BANTAM 10XZG Baitcasting Reel Made in Japan
$39.95
Shimano Sahara 8000 Handle
Shimano Sahara 8000 Handle
$10.00
Sold as is SHIMANO BEAST MASTER 3000 Other Fishing Reels Electric Reel  N25
Sold as is SHIMANO BEAST MASTER 3000 Other Fishing Reels Electric Reel N25
$471.00
Sold as is SHIMANO BEAST MASTER 3000 Other Fishing Reels Electric Reel  N25
Sold as is SHIMANO BEAST MASTER 3000 Other Fishing Reels Electric Reel N25
$471.00
SHIMANO Lille Shimano Metanium MGL METALUM MGLHG Left fishing gear Fishing O2
SHIMANO Lille Shimano Metanium MGL METALUM MGLHG Left fishing gear Fishing O2
$371.00
SHIMANO Spinning reel TWINPOWER Shimano twin power 4000 XG SR 11 TP 4000 XG 0
SHIMANO Spinning reel TWINPOWER Shimano twin power 4000 XG SR 11 TP 4000 XG 0
$410.00
Shimano Stradic 2500FI Spool
Shimano Stradic 2500FI Spool
$23.16
SHIMANO BEASTMASTER 80 130  VERY LITTLE USE UNFORTUNATELY
SHIMANO BEASTMASTER 80 130 VERY LITTLE USE UNFORTUNATELY
$390.00
SHIMANO ANTARES Antares DCHG right fishing bait reel M2636250
SHIMANO ANTARES Antares DCHG right fishing bait reel M2636250
$570.00
Shimano Calcutta Conquest 100 RH442 reel M2652975
Shimano Calcutta Conquest 100 RH442 reel M2652975
$253.00
SHIMANO 00 Metanium MG Left Baitcasting Reel Y2620361
SHIMANO 00 Metanium MG Left Baitcasting Reel Y2620361
$220.00
Shimano FX1000FA 411 Gear Ratio Fishing Reel
Shimano FX1000FA 411 Gear Ratio Fishing Reel
$23.99
Shimano Zuraca 2500F Fishing Reel New No Box
Shimano Zuraca 2500F Fishing Reel New No Box
$29.95
shimano elf C5000 PG graded drive gear bearing and good condition
shimano elf C5000 PG graded drive gear bearing and good condition
$75.00
Shimano Tecota 500LC Fishing Reel
Shimano Tecota 500LC Fishing Reel
$129.50
Vintage Shimano GT Plus Custom Spinning Reel
Vintage Shimano GT Plus Custom Spinning Reel
$29.99
Shimano Triton 300 Trolling fishing reel
Shimano Triton 300 Trolling fishing reel
$79.99
Lot 5 Fishing REELS Shimano GT X1200 ZEBCO ZX22 144 Daiwa PL 100 JC Higgins 535
Lot 5 Fishing REELS Shimano GT X1200 ZEBCO ZX22 144 Daiwa PL 100 JC Higgins 535
$29.95
SHIMANO FX1000FA 411 Gear Ratio Fishing Reel 302226400 302227300
SHIMANO FX1000FA 411 Gear Ratio Fishing Reel 302226400 302227300
$17.99
Shimano Spinning Fishing reel FX1000F Works Great 411 Works Ready for Use
Shimano Spinning Fishing reel FX1000F Works Great 411 Works Ready for Use
$25.95
Shimano MLX Tournamnet Bass One Spinning Reel parts missing bail spring
Shimano MLX Tournamnet Bass One Spinning Reel parts missing bail spring
$20.00
Free shipping Shimano Power Cable 30m 98ft for Shimano Electric reel TYPE3
Free shipping Shimano Power Cable 30m 98ft for Shimano Electric reel TYPE3
$44.80


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