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How to choose the Right Bike for you?

Buying a bike is like choosing a best friend so you choose wisely and your days will be filled with joy! Bikes have different personalities and if you choose the ones that match your own, you’re guaranteed to enjoy your bike. Here’s Kidzworld’s guide to how to choose the right bike for you

There are basically five main styles of bikes to choose from, and your selection should really depend on what you anticipate your main type of riding to be.

  • Road Bikes
  • Mountain Bikes
  • BMX Bikes
  • Cruiser Bikes
  • Hybrid Bikes

Road Bikes are designed for riding on paved streets and going fast. Featuring skinny tires, a lightweight frame and a riding position that puts you bent over the handlebars, you might choose this type of bike if traveling longer distances at higher speeds is important to you.

Speeding SpeedwayRoad BikesCourtesy of pbase.com

Mountain Bikes have exploded in popularity over the past 20 years. These bikes have wide tires, usually with knobby treads and a big frame, and now have shocks to handle the roughest trails in the mountains or just on the hill in your backyard. Mountain bikes do not go as fast as road bikes, which is a trade-off for their durability along with a more comfortable riding position.

Bike for the BumpsMountain BikesCourtesy of desktopwallpaper-s.com

BMX Bikes are like mini mountain bikes designed to be agile through BMX obstacle courses. They became extremely popular in the 1980s when kids started doing tricks on them. Their small size make them easy to control and look cool while you hang out.

Riding High BMX StyleBMX BikesCourtesy of crazy-videoz.com

Hybrid bikes are compromise between road and mountain bikes and offer the best features of both if most of your riding will be shorter trips on pavement. With skinnier, smooth tires, they typically can go faster than mountain bikes. Hybrids are a good choice for most city riding, and offer speed, durability and comfort.

Half Speed Half MountainHybrid BikesCourtesy of forums.redflagdeals.com

Cruisers are super funky and customizable to look however you want. They have wide tires, wide seats, upright handlebars and sometimes even just a single gear. These are the bikes that you’ll often see at the beach cause all you really want to do on this bike is cruise.

Colorful CruisingCruiser BikesCourtesy of endlessvelolove.blogspot.com

Have your say

What is your favorite type of bike? Let us know in the comments below.


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