If you are looking for a bike for commuting, the Marin MUIRWOODS 29er is for you. Equipped with a Double Butted Cromoly 29er robust frame, the quality of riding offered by this bike is exceptional. The Shimano gear shifters do a fine job. . The wide range of gears prepares the bike to handle all kinds of terrains and allows the rider to be more adventures. Tektro Novela Mechanical Disc front and rear brakes provide shear braking power with precision and control. The rakish looks and slick design of the bike definitely attract attention. The bike with all its features is available at an incredibly low price and it offers to you the best deal in the market.
The bike shipes with Cromoly rigid 29er fork (1 1/8 inch Disc); double butted Cromoly 20er + Edge II tubing along with E4 anti flex seat (double butted) and chain stays; Shimano Acera Rapid Firs Plus 8 Speed shift lever, alloy platform pedals; Truvatitv E300 D3.0 (48/38/28t) crankset; Turvatitv sealed cartridge bottom bracket
For brakes, Tektro Novela Mechanical Disc( 180/160mm Rotors Front/Rear ) has been used along with Pro2 Finger brake levers.
Shimono Acera front derailleur; Shimono Deore rear derailleur, CN HG40 Shimano Chains; 8 speed SRAM PG-820, Power Glide II (11-32t) cassette; Formula 32h disc hubs and Alex TD-20 Double Walled rim wheelset; Continental Town Ride (29×1.6 inch) tires; WTB Vigo Comp saddle; alloy micro-adjust 350 millimetre seatpost; threadless marine alloy stem (31.8 millimetre); 6061 double butted alloy handle bar along with Street Smart grips and Drop Guard End Plugs; threadless FSA (1 1/8 inch) headset are the other parts that make up the bike.
The Marin MUIRWOODS 29er really delivers on its promises. Despite of its weight of 70 pounds, this bike is surprisingly easy to handle and provides you with a healthy and affordable way of commuting. The ride quality offered is pretty impressive. The bike is easy to assemble and is ready to go in no time if you have done something like this before. However, if you face any difficulty, pay a visit to the local bike shop. The gears and the brakes need some adjustment in most of the cases.
The most commonly faced problem that the riders of this bike complain about is the handle bar. The handle bars are definitely a bit on the longer side. For cruising along, the handle bars might not feel like a major problem but riding is traffic is going to feel uncomfortable. Although you might not realize the weight of the bike while riding it on roads without any climbs, you will definitely feel it while riding uphill.
Overall, the riding experience offered by Marin MUIRWOODS 29er is great and it serves the purpose of a commuter vehicle really well. The price offered is reasonable and it is worth the money. If you are looking for a bi-cycle which you can use for commuting as well as hitting the road, definitely consider the Marin MUIRWOODS 29er.