The Huffy Men’s Dual Suspension DS-3 Bike is an entry level bi-cycle that offers excellent ride quality within a small budget. If you are looking for a cheap alternative for commuting to your workplace, this bike can be the perfect choice for you. It can also serve as a bike which you can use for exercising for hitting the tracks. Equipped with a high-tensile steel suspension frameset with 21 speed Shimano shifters, the bike weighs only 43 pounds and is ready to scale any terrain. The Shimano rear derailleur ensures smooth and fast gear shifts and linear pull brakes enable the bike to stop quickly .The bike comes almost assembled and very little work is required to get it going. This bike is recommended for children above 12 years and adults.
The frame of the bike is made of Hi-Tensile steel which provides strength and robustness and keeps the weight of the bike in check.
21 Speed Shimano Shifters along with Shimano rear derailleur ensures smooth ride quality.
Linear pull brakes ensure superior braking quality and control.
Alloy black rims (adnodized) have been installed which performs really well under any condition and ensures durability.
Premium saddle with bumper guards have been installed keeping in mid the comfort of its riders.
Alloy quick release makes height adjustment seamless.
If you are looking for an entry level bike which can provide you a smooth and fun riding experience, you can consider the Huffy Men’s Dual Suspension DS-3 as an option. It can serve as perfect bike for commuting. The bike is quite light and extremely easy to handle. The looks of the bike are stylish and it definitely has been designed to attract some eye balls.
It uses 21 speed Shimano shifters and rear Shimano derailleur but the gear shifts are not as smooth as you might have expected. The pedals and the saddle are really cheap and you might think of changing them once you buy the bike. The bike is delivered partially assembled and it might be a bit difficult to set it up and get going if you have not done something like this before. The pedals, the seat one wheel and the handlebars will have to be assembled after it is delivered and if you face any kind of difficulty, it is best to take it to your local bike shop. Although the bike has 21 speed, the gears are not appropriate for climbing up the hills although they function fairly well in flat terrains. The brakes also could have been a lot better.
As pointed out earlier, this an entry level bike and it can serve as an excellent commuter vehicle within a small budget. If you are looking for a bike that is light, easy to handle, comes at a reasonable price and offers a smooth riding quality, this bike is definitely worth buying.