Tips and Advice for Buying a Bike

10 Cycling Questions Answered

Everything you need to know to get the perfect bike for your ride

A Dizzying Array of Options

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Walk into a bike shop, and you're confronted with a dizzying number of options, from broad (road biking or mountain biking?) to incredibly specific (single- or double-sided pedals?). Options are good—here’s how to find out which ones are best for you and the type of riding you want to do.

If the bike fits buy it