A ride on a bicycle tends to take one to flashback memory when as youngsters bicycle ride to schools with friends was an enjoyable affair. Thanks to the rising petrol price, today people opt for bicycle rides more often.
Another reason for the popularity of bicycles is unlike bikes and four-wheelers, it does not pollute the environment. It requires nearly zero maintenance. Bicycle rides are considered to be a very form of exercise to burn out the extra calorie.
Sports events like Tour de France inspire people to a bicycle ride. If you are a bike enthusiast looking out to buy a new bike for serious training or a casual rider who wants to have a bike for a lazy Sunday family ride, this article justifies your need.
Bicycles are of various types. Though eh basic structure remains the same, the machinery, as well as pick-up power, will be different depending upon the long and short distance riding.
For example, the pick up the power of street riding bicycles is different from that of race riding bikes. The trekking or expedition bikes come with a stronger structure. Now even hybrid bicycles are available in a foldable manner for easy transportation in a narrow area.
Similarly, another category of bicycles is all-terrain bicycles which are suitable for every occasion. Bicycles are manufactured specifically to gender because traditionally, women are short and tend to have a shorter reach.
Before buying you should decide which type of bicycle suits your need. One of the most important things to consider while buying a bicycle is to check if the bicycle fits as per your height or not lest the whole money invested on a new bike will be a total waste.
It would be better if you go for a test ride to check if you are comfortable with the size of the bicycle. Do not worry; even if you are considerably shorter in height, there is a bike for every size.
You just need to choose one as per your height. Make sure to choose the saddle according to your pelvis shape. You can go for changing the saddle if the one in the bike does not fit you.