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To buy a bicycle, go with a road bike if you’ll mostly be riding on paved roads. If you’re more interested in riding on rocky trails, then focus your search on mountain bikes. However, if you plan to spend time on both streets and unpaved roads, look into getting a hybrid bicycle. Once you decide what kind of bike fits your lifestyle, you’ll want to make sure that it also fits your body, so know your height and inseam measurements to determine your frame size. For tips on how to buy a bike online, keep reading!
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Owner, Huckleberry Bicycles
This article was co-authored by Jonas Jackel. Jonas Jackel is the Owner of Huckleberry Bicycles, a bicycle retail store based in San Francisco, California. Jonas has over 20 years of experience managing bicycle retail stores and has operated Huckleberry Bicycles since 2011. Huckleberry Bicycles specializes in servicing, repairing, and custom building road, cross, gravel, touring, folding, and e-bikes. Jonas was also previously sat on the Board of Directors for Bike East Bay, a bicycle-advocacy non-profit organization based in Oakland, California.
Updated: March 3, 2020