"Fuji looks to have steel rims and crankset. you def want to find a bike with aluminum rims and in most cases cranks as well. if your not sure bring a magnet, it wont stick to aluminum.
that miyata above looks surprisingly nice.…"
"your weight is also a factor in the tire/pressure you go with
as far as modding the bike, the suggestion to pick up a used bike, something different with drop bars, is a good one. a second…"