From young to old, cycling can be a great way to get exercise, enjoy the countryside, professionally compete, commute to work, or spend leisurely time with family and friends. With cycling growing in popularity throughout Australia, now is the perfect time to get in on the action.
But choosing the right bicycle to meet your requirements and budget can be a challenge. It must fit right for a comfortable ride and be suited for the correct type of terrain or purpose. There are racing bikes for sports enthusiasts, mountain bikes for off-road excursions, bikes ideal for city riding, all with different speeds, heights, weights, and special features.
Once you have an idea of what type of cycling you plan to do, visit your local specialty bicycle retailer who will be able to answer all of your questions and help ensure you select a bicycle that is both affordable and tailored to your specific needs.
There are numerous benefits that anyone, from children to the elderly, can gain from cycling, whether you want to live a less sedentary and more active lifestyle to improve your health, are looking for an activity the family can do together, or enjoy participating in exciting competitions. Choosing to take the bicycle instead of driving can also conserve fuel and save money, is better for the environment, and affords a relaxing and scenic alternative means to get around town.