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EVENTS => Cycling => Topic started by: golbrb16 on July 01, 2011, 07:30:00 PM

Title: Mountain Bike or Road Bike????
Post by: golbrb16 on July 01, 2011, 07:30:00 PM
Hi Guys,

i am new to the sport. Been into swim and run . to complete, i need a bike na lng. however, i really confused if i will get a road bike or a mountain bike.

In cebu setting in terms of terrain, events, and the triathlon sports per se, what could be the best option to choose? pls give me inputs to weigh well if what to choose.

Most of my friends are having m-bike but i am not sure if this will be competitive during triathlon event.

thank you and greatly appreciated.
Title: Re: Mountain Bike or Road Bike????
Post by: valcaro on July 01, 2011, 10:17:51 PM
have both... hehehe..

MTB = offroad... nature... adventure..
RB = road.. speed...

akong MTB gi taya na kay walay gamit2x... pang palit nalang og pan sa unahan..
ang RB.. walay upgrade2x... basta naa..

hinay2x lang gud tigom..  ;D
Title: Re: Mountain Bike or Road Bike????
Post by: Race_09 on July 02, 2011, 09:56:57 AM
I would suggest RB bai... complete naka sa 3 ka discipline.. swim-bike-run....
Title: Re: Mountain Bike or Road Bike????
Post by: golbrb16 on July 02, 2011, 11:14:44 AM
have both... hehehe..

MTB = offroad... nature... adventure..
RB = road.. speed...

akong MTB gi taya na kay walay gamit2x... pang palit nalang og pan sa unahan..
ang RB.. walay upgrade2x... basta naa..

hinay2x lang gud tigom..  ;D

with RB, is it difficult to climb uphill ba(cemented road) or the same lng with mountain bikes. i tried RB (borrowed) then naglisud ko og uphill. same experience ba sa MB? or easier jud ang MB?
Title: Re: Mountain Bike or Road Bike????
Post by: el toro on July 02, 2011, 01:08:44 PM
road or better tri bike, then train hard. enjoy and welcome to the sport!
Title: Re: Mountain Bike or Road Bike????
Post by: King™ on July 02, 2011, 07:01:05 PM
i would suggest road bike.. yep its a little more painful compared to MTBs but youll get used to it!
Title: Re: Mountain Bike or Road Bike????
Post by: don bunot on July 04, 2011, 10:03:43 AM
roadbike choy para di ka mabyaan sa bike LEG.
Title: Re: Mountain Bike or Road Bike????
Post by: koykoy on July 04, 2011, 10:17:26 AM
Depende pud sa imong kuyog.  If most kay mag ride sa road, better get a road bike.

I started with MTB because it is supposedly versatile, pwede bisan asa.  But 99% of the time naa man ko sa road so ended up selling her and getting a roadbike. :-)

Title: Re: Mountain Bike or Road Bike????
Post by: golbrb16 on July 04, 2011, 10:22:48 AM
thank u sa tanan replies. it really help me. :)