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Guide 2 Cycling   >   Road Bikes

 

Road Bike

Road Bikes


Road bikes (sometimes known in the UK and some other countries as "racing bikes") are lightweight bikes designed for speedy on relatively smooth terrain. These bikes are equipped with narrow wheels and tyres pumped to high pressure, and shaped (including drop handlebars) such that the rider sits in an aerodynamic, stretched-out position. Furthermore the brake-levers and gear shifters are often positioned sich that you can reach them without taking your hands off the handlebars, and hence make speedy gear changes.

Although riding one of these bikes, especially at speed, can be a lot of fun, road bikes are not usually the best choice for urban commuting. The bikes do tend to be relatively delicate, the range of gear ratios may not be sufficient if there are steep hills in your area, and the the brakes may not be good enough for emergency stops.

Another thing to bear in mind is that road bikes don't usually have mudguards, or even the capacity to attach them - as a result, you can't simply hop on your bike in your work clothes and expect the mudguards to protect them. Furthermore, road bikes made not have braze-ons for a carry rack, and even if you can attach a rack directly to the frame, you do need to remember that road bikes are not designed to carry heavy loads.

In short, if you're looking for a sturdy durable bike, then a road bike may not be the best choice for you, and perhaps you ought to consider a mountain bike or a hybrid bike. On the other hand, if you think you'll enjoy zipping through country lanes at speed, then a road bike is the ideal choice.

Here are are some road bikes:

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GMC Denali Road Bike

GMC
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GMC Denali Road Bike
 
  • 21-speed road bike features a lightweight aluminum frame.Step through frame.Soft, sure grip handlebar tape
  • Size suggestions-small- 5.1-5.8 inches,stand over-29 inches,medium- 5.8-6.0 inches,stand over-31 inches,large- 6.0-6.5 inches,stand over-34 inches.36 Spoke alloy nutted wheels.21 speed shimano twist shifting
  • 700c x 32mm tires handle a wide range of road conditions
Product Description:
The GMC Denali 700C 21-Speed Road Bike is built around a lightweight aluminum road bike frame. You'll stop on a dime with the alloy calipers and brake levers and the high-profile alloy Vitesse racing rims look as good as they perform. Shimano Revo shifters allow you to shift with out taking your hands off the handle bars providing safety and confidence. A Shimano derailleur completes the drive train for quick and smooth gear changes. Lastly, this road bike will help you stay hydrated with the included alloy water bottle cage.

Vilano Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed Shimano

Vilano
Misc.

Vilano Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed Shimano
 
  • Frame: 6061 Double Butted Aluminum
  • Shifters: Shimano A050 SIS Handlebar Mounted
  • Free Pedals Included
Product Description:

This is an affordable entry level 21 speed road bike and one of our best sellers. It features a lightweight 6061 aluminum frame with an integrated headset and a Shimano drivetrain with A050 handlebar mounted shifters

The complete bike weighs in at an impressive 24 lbs, the lightest in it's class. Free pedals are included with every bike!



Full Specs:
  • Speeds: 21
  • Frame: 6061 Double Butted Aluminum
  • Fork: 700c 1 1/8" Threadless
  • Shifters: Shimano A050
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano
  • Crankset: Alloy Triple 50/40/30
  • Wheelset: 700c Doubled Walled CNC Alloy Machined Sides
  • Freewheel: 7 speed
  • Tires:700c x 25c
  • Chain: KMC
  • Brakes: Alloy Caliper
  • Headset: 1 1/8" Integrated
  • Handlebar: Alloy
  • Saddle: Urban comfort
  • Seatpost: Alloy 27.2

Merax Finiss Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed 700C Racing Bicycle Shimano

Merax

Merax Finiss Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed 700C Racing Bicycle Shimano
 
  • Lightweight and Sturdy 6061 Aluminum Frame for smooth riding and easy transport.
  • Quick-Release Front Wheels is easy to install and no tools needed
  • Make sure you read Product Description before purchasing
Product Description:
NOTICE
1. Rotate the fork for 180 degree before assemble the front wheel (the brake will be in front of the bike)
2. Assembled front wheel with quick-release pin, no tools needed.
3. Pedal threads are different from left side and right side. L / R signs are marked on the spindle of the each pedal, make sure they are assembled on the right side (when you ride on the bike, left pedal on your left side, right pedal on your right side). The right side pedal has a right-hand thread(removes counterclockwise, installs clockwise). The left side pedal has a left-hand thread (removes clockwise, installs counterclockwise).
Thread both pedals into the crank arms as far as you can by hand. Then Fully Tighten them with the wrench. If the pedals are not fully tightened, it may get loose and damage the threads, we will NOT be responsible for such damages.
4. Please MAKE SURE check at below link before you purchase the bike:
http://www.merax.com/helpcenter.html


Please kindly note that the standard of our design for this bike is 330 lbs, but in order to guarantee a long-term use, a relatively low weight limit is stated on the package (220 lbs).


Specifications
Frame: Strong and Lightweight Aluminum Frame
Fork: 700C Steel Threadless
Front Derailleur: Shimano TZ-31
Rear Derailleur: Shimano RD-TZ50
Shifters: Shimano SA050
Brakes: Aluminum Caliper
Rims: Aluminum A5 700Cx14Gx36H*H30
Tires: Kenda 700*28C
Handlebar: W:420mm D:22.2mm
Seat post: Aluminum PR-P1-0 27.2*300*2.2
Weight: 28 LBS
Free pannier bag included
Assembly &Tuning is required.




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Vilano R2 Commuter Aluminum Road Bike Shimano 21 Speed 700c

Vilano
Misc.

Vilano R2 Commuter Aluminum Road Bike Shimano 21 Speed 700c
 
  • 6061 Double Butted Aluminum Frame - Lightweight
  • 700c Doubled Walled CNC Machined Wheelset with Quick Release Skewers
  • Free Pedals Included, Bike is Factory Direct, Assembly & Tuning are required
Product Description:

This economical road bike is built on a lightweight 6061 Aluminum frame. It features Shimano A050 thumb shifters for convenience. It has mount points on the frame for a water bottle cage and it makes an excellent commuter.

Full Specs:

  • Frame: 6061 Double Butted Aluminum
  • Fork: 700c 1 1/8" Threadless
  • Shifters: Shimano A050
  • Speeds: 21
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano
  • Crankset: Triple 50/40/30
  • Wheelset: 700c Doubled Walled CNC Alloy Machined Sides, Quick Release Skewers
  • Freewheel: 7 speed
  • Tires: 700c x 25c
  • Chain: KMC
  • Brakes: Alloy Caliper
  • Headset: 1 1/8" Integrated
  • Handlebar: Steel
  • Saddle: Urban comfort
  • Seatpost: Alloy 27.2
  • Bike Weight: 27 lbs. (54cm approx)

Bike is shipped factory direct. Assembly & Tuning are Required. Pedal installation can be tricky, please follow included directions closely.

Aluminum Road Bike Commuter Bike Shimano 21 Speed 700c

Vilano
Sports

Aluminum Road Bike Commuter Bike Shimano 21 Speed 700c
 
  • 6061 Double Butted Aluminum Frame - Lightweight
  • 700c Doubled Walled CNC Machined Sides
  • Free Pedals Included
Product Description:

This economical road bike is built on a lightweight 6061 Aluminum frame. It features Shimano A050 thumb shifters for convenience. It has mount points on the frame for a rear rack, this bike is an excellent commuter.

Full Specs:

  • Frame: 6061 Aluminum, Water bottle and Rear Rack mount points
  • Fork: Hi-Ten Steel
  • Shifters: Shimano A050 Thumb Rear indexed 7-speed, Front Friction 3-speed
  • Brakes: Alloy Caliper
  • Stem: Alloy 7° Rise
  • Wheels: 700C Double Walled Alloy
  • Saddle: Urban Commuter
  • Brakes: Dual brake levers - Caliper steel
  • Handlebar: Alloy
  • Seatpost: Alloy
  • Pedals: Free platform pedals included

Assembly & Tuning is required.

Giordano Libero 1.6 Men's Road Bike-700c

Giordano
Sports

Giordano Libero 1.6 Men s Road Bike-700c
 
  • Size:49cm

Vilano Shadow Road Bike - Shimano STI Integrated Shifters

Vilano
Sports

Vilano Shadow Road Bike - Shimano STI Integrated Shifters
 
  • Wheelset: 700c doubled walled CNC machined side
  • 6061 Double Butted Aluminum Aero frame with integrated headset
  • Free pedals included
Product Description:
The Vilano SHADOW is an affordable entry level road bike well suited for commuting, exercise/fitness, or club rides. Shimano STI brake lever integrated shifters, a lightweight 6061 aluminum frame with an integrated headset and even ships with free pedals. The Shimano STI shifters offer precise and controllable braking and shifting in a convenient single unit designed for the road. The Vilano SHADOW is an excellent entry level road bike. Full Specs-Frame: 6061 Double Butted Aluminum with integrated Headset; Fork: 700c 1 1/8" Threadless; Shifters: Shimano A070 STI Integrated Brake Lever; Front Derailleur: Shimano; Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tourney; Crankset: Alloy Double; Rims: 700c Doubled Walled CNC Alloy Machined Sides; Freewheel: Shimano 7 speed; Tires: 700c x 25c; Chain: KMC; Brakes: Dual Pivot Alloy Caliper; Headset: 1 1/8" Integrated; Handlebar: Alloy; Saddle: Anatomic Comfort; Seatpost: Alloy 27.2; Speeds: 14.

Vilano Shadow 2.0 Road Bike - Shimano STI Integrated Shifters

Vilano

Vilano Shadow 2.0 Road Bike - Shimano STI Integrated Shifters
 
  • Shimano STI Integrated Brake Lever/Shifters offer precise and controllable braking and shifting in a convenient single unit designed for the road
  • Fork: 700c 1 1/8" Threadless
  • Free pedals included
Product Description:

The Vilano SHADOW 2.0 is an affordable entry level road bike well suited for commuting, exercise / fitness, or club rides. Shimano STI brake lever integrated shifters, a lightweight 6061 aluminum frame with an integrated headset and even ships with free pedals. The Shimano STI

The Vilano SHADOW is an affordable entry level road bike well suited for commuting, exercise / fitness, or club rides. Shimano STI brake lever integrated shifters, a lightweight 6061 aluminum frame with an integrated headset and even ships with free pedals. The Shimano STI shifters offer precise and controllable braking and shifting in a convenient single unit designed for the road. The Vilano SHADOW is an excellent entry level road bike.

Features:

  • Shimano STI Integrated Brake Lever/Shifters offer precise and controllable braking and shifting in a convenient single unit designed for the road
  • 6061 Double Butted Aluminum Aero Frame w/ Integrated Headset
  • Fork: 700c 1 1/8" Threadless
  • Wheelset: 700c Doubled Walled CNC Machined Side
  • Free pedals included

Full Specs:

  • Frame: 6061 Double Butted Aluminum w/ Integrated Headset & Internal cable routing
  • Fork: 700c 1 1/8" Threadless
  • Shifters: Shimano A070 STI Integrated Brake Lever
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tourney
  • Crankset: Prowheel Alloy Double
  • Rims: 700c Doubled Walled CNC Alloy Machined Sides
  • Freewheel: Shimano 7 speed
  • Tires: CST 700c x 25c
  • Chain: KMC
  • Brakes: Dual Pivot Alloy Caliper
  • Headset: 1 1/8" Integrated
  • Handlebar: Alloy
  • Saddle: Anatomic Comfort
  • Seatpost: Alloy 27.2
  • Speeds: 14

Assembly and Tuning Required

Goplus Road Bike Commuter Bike Shimano 700C Aluminum 21 Speed Quick Release Racing Bicycle

Goplus
 
  • Light Weight: Constructed with aluminum reduces the weight of the bike and offers more benefits on quickness of speed. Easy meet the demands of adding the transferring power, doubling the riding efficiency and bringing an excellent racing experience.
  • Easy Installation: Quick-Release Front Wheels allow you easy to install, disassemble and maintenance, which enables you for convenient parking and storage. Its reasonable price does provide a high-quality performance of the bike itself.
  • Colorful Appearance: It possesses five fashionable colors, respectively black, blue, green, orange and red. Its attractive design meets your demand striving for keeping the pace with style.
Product Description:

Our brand newproduct Aluminum Road Bike is universally acknowledged as an excellent commuterexpert striving for speed, practicability and fashion. The bicycle featuring lightweight and sturdy frame can perfectly stand for the test of time and terrible roadsituations, which satisfies you with premium racing performance and dailyriding enjoyment. Easy installation makes the convenient parking and storagecome true. Don't hesitate to buy it now! It will never fail your zeal forspeed!

Feature:

  • Strong andLightweight Aluminum Frame
  • FashionableDesign, Racing Appearance
  • Quick Release
  • Enough Power andspeed to meet commuting, racing or traveling needs
  • Shimano 21 speedTZ50 shifter and derailleur
  • Comfortable andAdjustable Handle Bar and seat post
  • Recommendedheight: 5'5"-6'0"
  • Kickstand forconvenient parking

Specifications:

  • Color: Black,Blue, Green, Orange, Red
  • Size: Medium(52cm)
  • RecommendedHeight: 5'5"-6'0"
  • Frame & Fork :Aluminum Alloy 700 c
  • Material ofSaddle: PVC fake leather
  • Handle Stem:Steel 
  • Pedals: Alloy9/16" with ball
  • Spoke:700C*1.5*14G*36H 
  • Front Derailleur:TZ31(Shimano)
  • Rear Derailleur:TZ50 (Shimano)
  • DerailleurShifter: Shimano A050 Thumb 
  • Brake: AlloyCaliper Brake
  • Kickstand:Included
  • Weight Capacity:440 lbs
  • Unit Weight: 32lbs
  • Package Includes:1 x 700C Road Bike 21 Speed w/ Kickstand



 
 
 
 

 
 
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