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All of the Different Types of Bicycles—Explained
Looking for a new bike? There’s probably never been a better time to buy one. In the past decade, bikes have gotten more functional, more reliable, and more fun to ride. That’s partly because the variety has bloomed from a few basic styles (e.g. road, mountain, city) to now include all manner of niches and categories-within-categories, as bike makers diversify their offerings to appeal to the many ways that people enjoy riding.
WRITTEN BY JOE LINDSEY
OCTOBER 30, 2019
How to clean your bike in 7 simple steps
So, while it’s tempting to just pop it in the shed until next time, a few minutes spent at regular intervals will improve your riding experience no end.
Regardless of what shape your bars are or how many suspension parts your bike has, any build-up of dirt will wear through moving parts if left to do so. As important as it is to clean your bike after a filthy wet ride, it remains key after dry, dusty ones too.
Here’s how to clean your bike in seven simple steps.