BUYERS GUIDE: BASICS OF BIKE SIZING AND BIKE FIT

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Planning to buy a bike? Well, the right sized bike is THE most important thing to maximize your performance, enjoyment, and to also ensure you stay injury free. This bike sizing guide should help you zero in on the right sized bike to enjoy the amazing benefits of Cycling. The correct bike size bikes depends on a few things Your …

BUYING GUIDE: HYBRID BIKES

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Hybrid bikes have the combined advantages of both road bikes and mountain bikes. They also go by other names – fitness bikes, city bikes, urban bikes and many many more. Hybrid bikes use bigger wheels and slimmer tires to be faster on road. Some models come with slick tires and a rigid fork and are used predominantly on city roads, …

BUYING GUIDES: ROAD BIKES

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Road bikes are designed to be ridden on good unbroken surfaces. Good tarmac is fantastic as it allows you to ride the bike fast and long, but these bikes can definitely roll over fire roads or broken tarmac patches. Road bikes do not come with suspensions and riding them over broken patches can seem quite jarring. Typically road bikes are …

BUYING GUIDES: MOUNTAIN BIKES

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Mountain Bikes are bikes that are designed to be ridden off-road on trails, mud tracks, rocky/sandy sections and generally areas which are not smooth. Generally, mountain bikes are identified by knobby tires, flat handlebars, and suspensions which provide a smooth and stable ride even on highly irregular or broken terrain. Mountain bikes are broadly classified into two categories 1) HARDTAIL …