Top 10 Road Bikes

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A great choice for an entry level bike in a lower price range, the Cannondale Caad8 Sora has a stylish, highly functional design. A clear advantage over other bikes in its price point is its carbon forks which make it lighter while adding stiffness and control. With features that prepare the rider for more advanced bikes, the Cannondale Sora is a wise choice for any novice cyclist.
1 Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL4
Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL4

Leading the pack of ultra fast bikes is the Tarmac SL4 by Specialized. This is a stiff bike, ready for the race with its lightweight components that includes a FACT carbon frame. It over-stretches the budget for many casual riders, but its performance outweighs its high price tag for those who can afford it.

 

2 Pinarello Dogma
Pinarello Dogma

Boasting two Tour de France titles, this champion is a clear winner in virtually every category. It has a lightweight carbon frame with subtle design features that allow it to stay ahead of the competition in precision handling and stability. Though it comes at a price that puts it out of the league of many cyclists, those who own it agree; the Pinarello Dogma is well worth that price tag.

 

3 Liv/giant Avail

From the line of Giant bikes designed specifically for women, the Liv/giant Avail makes the top of the list for many review sites who appreciate that it combines the coveted Shimano 105 components with premium aluminium construction. These features make it a durable, well performing bike that is lightweight yet sturdy and comfortable, even on long rides.

 

4 Bianchi VIA Nirone 7
Bianchi VIA Nirone 7

An affordable entry level bike that is stylish enough to catch the eye of any passerby, the Bianchi VIA Nirone 7 has all the makings of a high end bike, without the price tag. Sporting a stylish mint green colour, with its San Marco SPID Glamour saddle and Shimano Tiagra components, this bike is ready for the commute and some weekend adventuring as well.

 

5 Giant Defy 2
Giant Defy 2

A leader in producing lightweight, quality bikes and components, Giant's Defy 2 is an affordable, quality-built, high-end bike. This bike fits in anywhere, from the road to races, and its speed and responsiveness suffers little, regardless of the riding conditions.

 

6 Scott Speedster
Scott Speedster

A stiff bike that gives the rider the assurance needed to take on the road and even rough terrain when necessary, the Scott Speedster brings both speed and responsiveness to the race to the top. This is a great all-round bike to turn to for everyday commutes or more competitive uses.

 

7 Specialized Dolce Elite Equipped
Specialized Dolce Elite Equipped

The frame of a woman deserves some special consideration when designing a bike that fits her comfortably but still offers the same performance provided by one designed for men. Most manufacturers design with the male physique in mind, but the Specialized Dolce Elite Equipped focuses on design specifications that make it comfortable for the woman rider. With a variety of different frame sizes that accommodate women who are less than 1.5 metres as well as those who are much taller than average.

 

8 Trek Domane
Trek Domane

There is no reason to give up comfort for speed and responsiveness. The Trek Domane offers both with all of the basic features of many other bikes in its class, as well as design features that allow the seat to move in response to road features, softening the ride. This innovative design feature, along with extra padding on the saddle, makes this one a fast, comfortable ride.

 

9 Norco Valence A1

For a stable, comfortable ride, Norco, a maker with a reputation for designing high quality mountain bikes, produces the Valence A1. This bike is intended for fitness riders and commuters, but the design features make it a great all-round bike that can be at home in some low profile races as well as on some overly rugged streets and light off-road situations. This contender is right for the rider who is not quite sure which aspect of bicycling is most appealing yet. The Valence offers just enough versatility to allow for a taste of everything in moderation.

 

10 Cannondale Caad8 Sora

A great choice for an entry level bike in a lower price range, the Cannondale Caad8 Sora has a stylish, highly functional design. A clear advantage over other bikes in its price point is its carbon forks which make it lighter while adding stiffness and control. With features that prepare the rider for more advanced bikes, the Cannondale Sora is a wise choice for any novice cyclist.

 

How to Buy a Road Bike on eBay

eBay sellers regularly list bikes of all types, styles, and conditions, whether new or used. These bikes generally represent considerable savings over purchasing them at the bike shop or sporting goods store. Some of these top 10 road bikes sell for considerably more in the stores, placing them outside of the price range many consumers can easily afford. Shopping eBay opens up possibilities and makes it easier to choose a bike that fits your personal needs without having to worry so much about its cost. That is a great way to enter the world of bicycling.
 
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