The Ultimate Guide To Buying A Bicycle

The 5 Steps

So it seems that you’ve decided to buy a new bike? That’s a great idea! But how do you get started? There is so much information out there on different types of bicycles and components that it’s easy to get overwhelmed.

Well, it’s good that you haven’t!

You’re in the right place to learn everything about choosing the best bike for your needs!

Step #1

Choosing the Right Bike Type

There are numerous types of bicycles you can choose from out there. In this post, we’ll cover the six most common ones.

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Step #2

How Much Money Should I Spend?

New bikes can be expensive, but repairing an old rackety two-wheeler can be costly too. Therefore, it’s always better to buy a new bike if you can.

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Step #3

Consider Your Specific Needs

Different types of bicycles have different geometries. Endurance and comfort bicycles offer a more upright riding position.

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Step #4

How To Choose the Right Frame Size

Well, this is the biggest concern for people who are afraid of buying bikes online. How to choose the right bike size?

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Step #5

What to Keep in Mind When Your New Bike Arrives

Finally! The box has arrived! Before you can ride, you will probably need to assemble the bike first.

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Mountain Bike

Road Bikes vs. Mountain Bikes –…

Road bikes and mountain bikes are two of the most popular bike styles in the world. Gravel bikes aren’t far behind, which isn’t surprising because it’s basically a combination between a…

Road Bikes vs. Mountain Bikes –…

Road bikes and mountain bikes are two of the most popular bike styles in the world. Gravel bikes aren’t far behind, which isn’t surprising because it’s basically a combination between a…

Review of Pivot Firebird

Are you looking for an enduro bike that will quench your adrenaline thirst, and you can ride at warp speed? Then the Pivot Firebird is the machine for you. From the…

Cannondale Trail SL Series Review

[caption id="attachment_21659" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Images from cannondale.com[/caption] Cannondale Trail SL mountain bikes are built for speed on light and moderate trails, but they're ready for anything else, including gravel and dirt…

Road Bike

Review of Pinarello Prince

Pinarello Prince is a carbon race road bike that's almost as fast as Dogma, but slightly more comfortable and a lot less expensive.  Pinarello's Dogma F12 seems like the perfect road…

Review of Pinarello Prince

Pinarello Prince is a carbon race road bike that's almost as fast as Dogma, but slightly more comfortable and a lot less expensive.  Pinarello's Dogma F12 seems like the perfect road…

Review of Cannondale Synapse 105

Cannondale Synapse 105 is a smooth endurance road bike that's ideal for riders who want to spend the whole day on the road without having to sacrifice speed or snap, or…

Review of Salsa Warroad

Positioned as an endurance road offering that also performs when the road disappears, the Salsa Warroad range is a great example of brands widening their horizons to current riding trends. Without…

Hybrid Bike

Review of Cannondale Quick CX 4

Cannondale Quick CX 4 is a good-looking and affordable hybrid bike for commuting and enjoying off-road routes. There's no doubt that bicycles are becoming prohibitively expensive and overly complicated. But there's…

Review of Cannondale Quick CX 4

Cannondale Quick CX 4 is a good-looking and affordable hybrid bike for commuting and enjoying off-road routes. There's no doubt that bicycles are becoming prohibitively expensive and overly complicated. But there's…

Review of Cannondale Quick CX 1

Cannondale Quick CX 1 is a hybrid bicycle intended for cycling on mixed terrain, including city streets, bike paths, gravel roads, and the open countryside.  All too often, the cycling industry…

Roadmaster Granite Peak Review

Roadmaster bikes make some of the most popular bikes for kids, women, and men today. One of their best-selling bikes is the Roadmaster Granite Peak bike, an all-around mountain bike for…

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