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| Wysłany: Wto 5:38, 12 Kwi 2011 Temat postu: jordan 5 Different Types of Bikes
For someone who will be doing a lot of riding on paved surfaces, a road bicycle may be the right type for you. They are designed for speed on smooth surfaces. Due to the tires being pumped up to minimize the traction for speed, these tires can be punctured more easily than others.
These are designed for going off road on things such as mountains [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], hills and trails. Suspension systems do not come with all mountain bikes, but it is something you are going to want to think about as the suspension helps with absorbing the bumps when you are riding. Ask the sales representative about the suspension system, as some bikes come with none, only a front suspension system or a full bike system. These bikes also feature more gears to allow for ease going up and down steep slopes. A mountain bike is used by some people for getting around in the city but if you plan to do this, you may want to change the tires from the knobby ones that come with a mountain bike to smooth ones for a smoother ride.
If you aren’t sure as to which of these types of bikes is going to work for you, you will want to go to your local bicycle shop and talk to one of the sales representatives. By telling them what you plan to use the bicycle for, they can help point you in the right direction. Make sure that you know what your budget is before you go shopping [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], as that can make a hug difference in your shopping experience.
When deciding to buy a new bicycle, there are many things that you need to consider. One of the biggest things will be what you plan to use the bicycle for as well as how much money you have to spend on your new bicycle.
A racing bike is designed for speed by having low handle bars so the rider is aerodynamic and has a lightweight frame. The tires tend to be thin, high pressure tires to minimize resistance as well as having many gears for the rider to optimize their gear selection and speed.
These are road bikes but designed for a smoother, more comfortable journey. You can transport luggage on these and they are created to be more comfortable on your trip. Your bike may come with luggage already installed or you can purchase some to outfit your bike before you take that first journey.
A utility bicycle is for the shorter trips a person may take such as commuting or errands. Typically these may come with a basket on the front to help you carry any items you may have, and have fenders on them so that the rider doesn’t end up dirty. If you will be using your bike for this type of ride, make sure you equip yourself with a headlight [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], rear reflector as well as any other legal requirements your city may have.
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