Choosing A Bike
There are so many styles and prices, what's right for you?
You couldn't pick a better time to shop for a new bike. Today, a vast variety of models are offered in a wide array of prices. From super-plush comfort bikes to knobby tire mountain bikes; from thoroughbred road machines to robust cruisers, your local shop has two-wheelers perfect for just about everything.
So many attractive choices can be overwhelming. But, a large selection is a wonderful thing because it drastically increases the likelihood of finding the perfect bike. Plus, at the bicycle store, you'll be able to ask questions, learn about different bike types, even test a few. Just be sure to go in equipped with a little knowledge about yourself, the cycling you'd like to do and some basic information about bike models that have already caught your fancy. That way, you'll be able to answer the questions from the shop's staff and you'll get a bike you really enjoy. To help, we recommend a little self analysis (therapist not required).
Answer These Questions
Before visiting the showroom, define yourself a bit. Consider how you'll use the new bike and where you'll pedal once you've had it for a while. And ask yourself a few questions to figure out what type of bike is right. Are you: