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Bike Types & Features (Introduction)
The right bicycle is important. It allows you to be comfortable, ride safely,
and work effectively. It makes you a better rider.
Although bicycles of many different types and configurations can be successfully
ridden 100 miles, certain types and certain features will make the going a lot
easier. Bicycle fit—how to adjust your bicycle—is discussed in a separate
Here’s what to look for in selecting a bicycle: