BUYER'S GUIDES

The guides below can be used as references to assist with making an informed & fundamental decision on which bike is best for you. 

ROAD BIKE BUYER'S GUIDE
Glide on smooth roads and conquer hills on long rides 
Sport and endurance bikes have 20-22 speeds   
3 frame types:       
  • Carbon - lighter for faster riding. Very fragile  
  • Aluminum (most common) - offers durability & a lighter option than steel  
  • Steel - Heavy, but long lasting. Must be well maintained
2 types of braking systems:      
  • Caliper- reliable, better modulation & easy to service.
  • Disc - have more stopping power and suffice in all weather types (Mechanical & hydraulic options. Difference being w/hydraulic there's much more maintenance required)
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BROMPTON BIKE BUYER'S GUIDE
  • Perfect for commuting & city riding. 
  • Steel frame with single speed, 2, 3 & 6 speed options 
  • 4 Types/Models:       
    • Mtype (popular)- Fast & comfort riding style
    • Stype- aggressive & quick-paced riding
    • Htype- comfort & upright riding style
    • Ptype- Designed for avid touring riders
  • 3 Frame Builds:   
    • EA - lighter and maneuverable
    • LA - (most common) - comes with fenders & mudguard
    • RA - Inclusion of a rack, fenders & mudguards.
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MOUNTAIN BIKE BUYER'S GUIDE
  • Perfect for rugged riding on a variety of terrains
  • Most mountain bikes are 20-24 speeds 
  • Most popular braking systems:      
    • Mechanical Disc- easy to service & easily maintained
    • Hydraulic Disc -have more stopping power and better feel
  • 3 wheel sizes     
    • 26in - lighter and highly maneuverable
    • 27.5in (most common) - efficient maneuvering and technical ability
    • 29in - handles any obstacles & terrain with ease