A FAVORITE of CTown Bikes’ staff, the Giant Escape offers the biggest bang for the buck as the most versatile bike around. Built with an ALUXX aluminum frame and a wide range of easy-to-operate gearing, Escape is a fun, efficient way to leave your daily stresses behind. The 2016 model is painted in the eye-catching platinum bronze color, or metallic blue with orange detail. Its smooth-rolling 700c wheels and stable frame geometry make it fast and sporty enough for a fitness routine, and comfortable enough to commute or just cruise. Shimano 3×8-speed drivetrain with Tektro brakes. $415 compare at $465. (2016 model colors shown, 2017 colors: Navy, or Lime).