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Every avid cyclist should know how to fix his bike; learn the basics in this video series.
You Will Need
- A budget
- Test rides
Decide on a budget
Decide how much you are willing to spend for your new bike. This will narrow down the hundreds of possible choices to a more manageable list.
Determine riding habits
Narrow down your list by determining where you will do most of your riding – city streets, mountain trails, or a combination of the two.
Research the best place to buy your new bike by looking for shops that have the best deals and carry the models you are looking for.
Get measured by a professional salesperson to ensure you find the best fit and most comfortable bike for your particular anatomy.
Test it out
Test several bicycle before making your decision and have the salesperson adjust your bike to make your ride safer and more enjoyable.