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    Which one is really good design?

    I try to buy my first bicycle, but I don't know what to buy.

    Can you tell me which one is really good, please?

    I don't care specification, but I do care how good design it is~

    please help me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by youknowseo View Post
    I don't care specification, but I do care how good design it is~
    You need to narrow down your question much more.

    You need to provide much more information, about you and about what you want to do.

    What bike you should get depends on what you want to do with it.

    You also need to indicate how much you want to spend.

    Basically, bikes from well-known companies at similar prices are going to be very close in quality. You won't go too wrong with any bike at about $1000+ but you won't get a lot of benefit with spending more than about $2000.

    Do more homework!

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    I see hills.... Bring them on!!!
    Stay calm and bring a towel.

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    Get this one. Its the best design. Anyone who says different is a filthy liar, a flim flam man, a grifter. Don't buy their snake oil.

    http://www.kylewatsondesign.com/ab.html


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    A lot of companies now make "cafe cruiser" stye of bike, they are good for cruising a few miles over flat roads (and looking good) but not much more. They tend to have too much metal and weight a lot.
    To most urban riders, a well designed bike is lightweight, agile, suitable equiped for your needs with luggage rack, fenders, lights as required, and well fitting.
    There some good, stylish urban bikes, eg Civia, Breezer, Giant,

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    Giant, Specialized, Cannondale, Trek and Kona are all reputable designs with a wide range of bikes. What type is best depends on what you want to do with it.

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    What ever Lance uses, that's the best design, even for running to the store for beer, bread and milk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by youknowseo View Post
    I try to buy my first bicycle, but I don't know what to buy.

    Can you tell me which one is really good, please?

    I don't care specification, but I do care how good design it is~

    please help me!

    You should delete this thread. Do some basic research. Narrow down and rephrase your question. Or you will be ridiculed to no end here. And the reason is that your question doesn't make a lot of sense the way it is now.

    Some things to consider:

    Have you ever ridden a bike before? What was your experience?
    Are you completely new to biking? Do you know how to ride one?
    What do you mean by "good design": style and looks or quality, functionality and reliability?
    What country and climate you're in?
    How big and tall are you?
    What's your age, gender and physical condition?
    Is it for money saving reasons or physical/recreation benefit?
    How will you use your bike: recreational riding (park, bikeways), commuting (rural, city), off road/trail, pavement, workout/weight loss, utility (carrying stuff) etc.
    What's your budget?

    Start with these:

    http://www.jimlangley.net/crank/howtobuyabike1.html
    http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/bicycle.html
    http://www.wikihow.com/Choose-a-Bicycle
    http://bicycling.about.com/od/howtor...right_bike.htm

    Then come back with more focused questions


    Adam
    Last edited by AdamDZ; 01-31-10 at 08:37 AM.

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