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Bicycle Buying Guide

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Buying a bike doesn't need to be intimidating, confusing, or overwhelming.  Our friendly, knowledgeable, and experienced staff is here to help make sure you are fully informed and satisfied with your purchase.  Whether sizing your child for their first bike or adding another bike to your stable we are committed to ensuring you get the best service possible and the most satisfaction possible out of your new bike.  We created this guide to help you understand some of the key differences between the ever growing categories of bikes and encourage you to speak with our staff to help you through the process. 

Mountain Bikes

A mountain bike or mountain bicycle (abbreviated MTB) is a bicycle designed for off-road cycling.Mountain bikes share similarities with other bicycles, but incorporate features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain.

Giant Bicycles Revel 2


Do you ride light trails and bike paths? Recreational mountain bikes are great for everyone and combine comfort and durability!

Marin Bikes Pine Mountain 1 Hardtail Mountain Bike


If you are looking to step up your rides and hit trails with speed and agility, we recommend checking out hardtail mountain bikes.

 Pivot Cycles Switchblade PRO XT/XTR 1x 29 - 2018

Full Suspension

Are you looking for the ultimate trail machine? Conquer any trail with the speed and capability of today's full suspension bikes!

Jamis Bicycles Komodo 27.5+ Sport

Plus/Fat Bikes

Whether it's snow, sand or mud fat bikes are built to go through it all! These versatile bikes are great to ride any time of the year!

Road Bikes

A road bike is a bicycle designed for off-road cycling.Mountain bikes share similarities with other bicycles, but incorporate features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain.


Looking to ride for extended lengths of time? Endurance road bikes are built with performance and comfort in mind!

Giant Bicycles TCR Advanced SL 1 Disc


Pro level efficiency requires pro level bikes. Racing bikes are built to take climbing, cornering and descents to new levels!

Trinity Advanced Pro 2


Triathlon bikes are built with state of the art composite components and rigorously tested in wind tunnels and in real world race scenarios.


For those who live to explore and experience new cities and markets  modern touring bikes offer capability, comfort and style!

Jamis Bikes Renegade Expat


If you love riding on the road you will love experiencing new gravel trails and rail trails with the versatility and speed that gravel bikes offer!

Jamis Bikes Supernova Team Cyclocross


Cyclocross demands strength, endurance and speed through the roughest terrains. Sand, mud, or snow these bikes roll through it!

Hybrid Bicycles

Hybrid bicycles blend characteristics from more specialized road bikes, touring bikes and mountainbikes. The resulting "hybrid" is a general-purpose bike that can tolerate a wide range of riding conditions and applications.

Liv Flourish FS 1


Make work commutes or leisure rides more fun and enjoyable with a bike purposely built for comfort and versatility!


Retro looks with new school build quality. Lightweight frames, comfortable seats and fat tires to soak up the bumps!

Giant Bicycles Escape 1 Disc

Cross Hybrid

Versatile people require versatile bikes that can match their lifestyle. No matter the task at hand cross hybrid bikes can handle it!


Performance hybrids fill the void for those who are searching for the perfect balance between road bike handling and everyday capability!

Children's Bikes

Children's bikes are designed for children to learn and grow.  Striders, training wheels, etc?

Liv Cycles Adore

Juvenile Bikes

Today's children's bikes combine safety, durability, style and endless fun! Juvenile sized bikes range from 12" - 16 - 20".

Haron Downtown BMX

BMX Bikes

BMX bikes are built for fun and maximum durability! From riding around town to jumps and tricks BMX bikes make great kids bikes!

Haron Flightline 24

Kids MTB

Adventurous kids require a bike that will keep up with their active and strenuous lifestyle. From roads to trails mountain bikes can handle it!

Liv Enchant 24 Lite

Kids Hybrids

Hybrids make it fun and easy for kids looking to bridge the gap between mountain biking and cruising around town.

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