What Bicycle Type to Buy
It’s important to have a think about what you want to do with your bike and where you’ll be going because the best bike for you totally depends on this.
Whether you want to commute to work, get muddy thrills in the countryside or go on long road rides, there’s a bike that can do that.
Your choice of bike will depend on your own tastes too, and the kind of distance and terrain you want to ride. There are many different types of cycling and a multitude of bikes that will let you achieve them.
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The Best Mountain Bikes
Best for Beginner: L.L. Bean BeanSport at L.L.BeanSource
“L.L. Bean has teamed up with Schwinn to bring this mountain bike, just right for a beginner.”
Runner-Up, Best for Beginner: Gravity FSX 2.0 at Amazon
“Gets high marks all around as a solid performer that’s a good value for beginners and beyond.”
Best Under $1,000: Savadeck Ultralight at Amazon
“With its carbon fiber frame, fork, and seat post, it rides like a dream and comes in under $1000.”
Best Under $500: Titan Fusion PRO at Walmart
“Has a hybrid frame which includes both Alloy and Steel components.”
Best Lightweight: BEIOU Carbon Fiber at Amazon
“Reviewers comment that this bike has a lot of the same great features as a more expensive model.”
Best Fat Tire Bike: Diamondback El Oso De Acero at REI
“With front and rear thru axles, heat-treated steel frame and fork, this Diamondback is ready for adventure.”
Runner-Up, Best Fat Tire: Mongoose Dolomite at Amazon
“Overall, customers say it rides well and is sturdy and well-made.”
Best Carbon Fiber: BEIOU Carbon Fiber 650B at Amazon
“For a Carbon Fiber bike, this comes in at an affordable price and provides a stellar ride.”
Are you With the Right Bike
Ever get the nagging feeling that another bike-younger, richer, smarter-might suit you better? Follow our flowchart to find out which type of bike is truly right for you.
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