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Road Bikes are Fitness Friendly
Road Bikes are one of the greatest ways to get exercise while enjoying the outdoors at the same time. If you like to ride fast, but want to stick to paved roads, a road bike is the perfect solution.
Road Bicycles are lightweight sleek riding machines that have narrow tires and a number of different gears. These are the same types of bikes that are ridden in races throughout the world, such as the Tour Dí France, and Criterium road races.
Our research has informed us that road bikes have come a long way since the traditional 10 speed version. They now have state of the art components that allow you to shift seamlessly through a number of different gears.
Some of the bicycles now have what is known as S.T.I. shifting. This means that your brake levers double as shifters, so you never have to move your hands to shift or brake, allowing you to stay in the dropped, racing position for your whole ride.
A company named Kent International has also incorporated grip shifters into their GMC and Lamborghini Road Bike lines. These have shifters that are on the top of the handlebars and are simply twisted one way and the other to shift. These types of road bikes make great entry level bicycles at affordable prices.
No longer do you have to pay thousands of dollars for a quality road bike. At ABikeStore.com, you can purchase an aluminum framed road bicycle for as little as 155-. If you want a bike with the STI shifters, you can expect to pay a starting price under 300- for the GMC Yukon XL road bike.