Buying (checking) a used bicycle

Buying a second-hand bicycle. How to check a second-hand bicycle before buying

Updated: 13/11/2018. This post explains how to check when buying a used bicycle. Tips for choosing which type of bicycle to buy can be found here: Which bicycle type suits my needs. Choosing a correct size: Real frame size. Choosing equipment class (Deore, Ultegra, SRAM, disc brakes etc): Which bicycle to buy. 1. General first impression Is … Read moreBuying (checking) a used bicycle

Which type of bicycle suits my needs?

Which type of bicycle best suits my needs?

Updated: 08/11/2018. There are plenty of different bicycle types. Explanation of 10 basic types can be found in this article: Bicycle types. Which type suits one best, depends on intended use of the bicycle. Answer the query below and it will give you recommended bicycle type for the planned way of using it: Query for bicycle choice … Read moreWhich type of bicycle suits my needs?

How to choose a correct bicycle frame size

Real (effective) bicycle frame size - how to choose a correct bicycle frame size

Updated: 16/11/2018. What is a correct, “real” (i.e. effective) bicycle frame size? How to measure it, tell which one will fit? While most other things can be “tweaked” to fit a rider, if a frame is too small, or too big (especially by more than “one size wrong”), it is very hard “fix” – since … Read moreHow to choose a correct bicycle frame size