How to Choose a Bike

Answering these few questions will help you discover what type of bike is best for you:
  • Why am I buying a bike?
  • How fit am I?
  • Where will I ride?
  • What kind of terrain will I be riding?
  • Will I be carrying anything?
  • How much do I want to spend?
Types of bikes:
  • Road: Dropped handlebars and skinny tires, for racing or touring
  • Mountain: Flat handlebars with a wide range of gears, large tires and suspension for unpaved terrain
  • Hybrid/Comfort: Provides an upright position for a more relaxed ride Recumbent: Have a reclined position and come in a wide variety of styles