Welcome, and best off luck, justdon! If you have any big-box sporting goods stores in your area, they might bear a look - they will generally run a little over your stated budget, but they have frequent sales and the like. Unlike Wally, many will let you test-ride in the store. It's not as good as riding outside, but can at least give you an idea of fit and comfort. You may have to look around more to find something in budget, but it's very worth it to put in the effort. I love being my own engine, and the health/quality of life benefits are really wonderful. Please keep us updated on your hunt!