"For your usage, depending on how much of road/trails you do either may work. You should decide based on how much trails vs how much tarmac, and what factors are more important to you. Rest, assured, there are no absolute wrong answers and most bikes…"
"Have you considered a BtWin Rockrider?
Also, if you have a *strict* 10k budget, please set aside about Rs 1.5k for a helmet. Some amount also for locks, stands etc. unless you can bargain hard and get the seller to throw these in for free. Choose…"
"Welcome to the forum Sudeep. Thanks for sharing your story.
On 23rd morning, when I rode the bike, the gap of 2 decades simply faded away.
Very well put. I recognize this feeling :). Happy cycling."
Do you cycle regularly? To work/college? To meet friends/run errands? To basically get around the city? Well... welcome aboard! :-) "Cycle to Work" promotes cycling as an alternative means of commuting. Ride safe. Have fun. :-)See More
"(1) I think at your budget, most models will meet this modest requirement. You need not be overly worried that your bike will fall apart if you ride over pot-holes.
(2) I agree.
(3) Again, I think you should be ok with most choices in that price…"