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(740) 594-9944

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Choosing a Bike

Bike WheelsA bike is a major purchase. With thousands of bikes on the market, your choices are endless.

Don’t let that overwhelm you. Our friendly staff can help you decide on a bike that will meet your needs.

When selecting a new bike, it's important to think about where you want to ride the bike and what you'll be using it for. There are many different styles of bikes available, some of which are more suitable for certain types of terrain and activities than others. Having a price range in mind when bike shopping also helps narrow the field.

Among bike-shop quality bikes (brands like Trek, Gary Fisher, Cannondale, Specialized, Giant, Raleigh, to name just a few), the quality level is comparable across brands. And, for the most part, you’ll be able to find similar offerings at similar price points across brands.  

So, if major bike brands have so much in common, what’s the big deal?

Fit and feel. Although most bike brands use similar methods and factories to build their bikes, each manufacturer’s specifications and frame geometries differ greatly. This results in each brand having its own feel.

Just as different brands of jeans and running shoes fit some people better than others, it’s a good idea to try a couple of different bike brands to see what feels best for your body.

Explore the links below to learn about some of the most common types of bikes. Then, armed with that information, visit one of our locations to test ride some bikes.

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Light, fast bikes
designed to fly over pavement. For racing, recreating or both.
Sure-footed off-road
bikes built to conquer
any trail, from tame
to treacherous.
Bikes that let you live
the two-wheeled life. Haul, commute, get fit, represent, have fun.
We've grouped some
of our bikes into design-based collections.


Road Bikes

Touring
Cyclocross


Mountain Bikes


Hybrid
Comfort



Children's
Women's
BMX

 
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4 W. Stimson Ave., Athens OH
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