How to Pick a Bike That Fits Your Lifestyle

Road Bikes

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Three Road Cyclists out for a ride photo
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Many new cyclists buy a road bike because they will ride on paved roads, and they want the option of doing a century (100 miles) as well as their 10-mile commute.

Skinny tires, lightweight frame, and a hunched over position will be comfortable if you are young and fit, or will travel long distances at higher speeds. This might not be the bike style for you if your life includes heavy hauling or all-weather commuting; or you like to meander off path and have lower back problems.

Green it up: Extraordinary bamboo road bikes by Audi/Renovo.