10 Best Beginner Road Bikes

Last Updated January 2020 Based on 1230 Reviews
1 Best of the Best!
Schwinn Fastback AL Claris Performance Road Bike for Beginner to Intermediate Riders, Featuring 53cm/Medium Large Aluminum Frame
Schwinn Schwinn Fastback AL Claris Performance Road Bike for Beginner to Intermediate Riders, Featuring 53cm/Medium Large Aluminum Frame
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9.9 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Designed for beginner to intermediate riders who want to start pushing themselves further and faster than they ever have before. Suggested rider height range: 5 feet 8 inches - 5 feet 11 inches
  • Schwinn road-tuned N LITENED GOLD triple-butted aluminum road frame and aluminum fork with aluminum steerer
  • Shimano Claris 16-speed drivetrain with Schwinn 50/34T compact crank and Claris shifters, and Sunrace 11-34T cassette
  • Alex X2200 double-wall rims with Schwinn aluminum road hubs, and Schwinn 700 x 25c tires
  • Promax aluminum caliper brakes. Schwinn S2 saddle, stem, and handlebar with cork bar tape
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Mongoose Title Pro XL BMX Race Bike for Beginner to Intermediate Riders, Featuring Lightweight Tectonic T1 Aluminum Frame and Internal Cable Routing with 20-Inch Wheels, Blue
Mongoose Mongoose Title Pro XL BMX Race Bike for Beginner to Intermediate Riders, Featuring Lightweight Tectonic T1 Aluminum Frame and Internal Cable Routing with 20-Inch Wheels, Blue
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9.8 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Designed for beginner-level riders, the Mongoose Title Pro BMX race bike is a trophy-worthy bike at an amazingly affordable price. Suggested rider height is 5'7" - 6'0".
  • Lightweight Tectonic T1 aluminum frame, integrated headset and internal cable routing for clean lines and added protection. 21.26" top tube length and frame weight of 3.22 lbs.
  • The Title's drivetrain features 175mm 3-piece tubular chromoly cranks with a 44T chainring and euro cartridge bottom bracket.
  • The wheelset features Arisun XLR8 20" tires mounted on Xposure aluminum double wall rims with aluminum ball bearing front hub and 16T cog freewheel rear hub.
  • Alloy V-brake and brake levers offer quality speed control, while the Hi-Ten steel handlebar and fork are joined by a 50mm stem and sealed bearing headset to combine for excellent steering performance.
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Mongoose Legion Freestyle BMX Bike Line for Beginner to Advanced Riders
Mongoose Mongoose Legion Freestyle BMX Bike Line for Beginner to Advanced Riders
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9.5 Greet
Product Highlights
  • The Legion L20 is a stylish freestyle BMX bike that offers everything a beginning rider needs to hit the streets and pop off curbs! Suggested rider height is 4 feet 8 inches - 5 feet 4 inches
  • The durable L20 features a Hi-Ten steel frame, removable brake mounts, and a 20.25-inch top tube length
  • The L20's drivetrain features 170 millimeter one-piece forged steel cranks with a 25T alloy chain ring and American loose ball bottom bracket
  • The wheelset features 20 x 2.3 inches tires mounted on aluminum single wall 36H rims with 3/8 inches female axle front hub and 9T cog sealed bearing cassette rear hub
  • Aluminum U-brake and brake levers provide precision speed control, while the Hi-Ten steel handlebar and fork are joined by a 50 millimeter stem and threadless sealed integrated headset for maximum steering performance
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Giordano Aversa Aluminum Road Bike, 700c Medium
Giordano Giordano Aversa Aluminum Road Bike, 700c Medium
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9.2 Greet
Product Highlights
  • 6061 Aluminum Frame
  • High Tensile Steel Fork
  • 14 Speed Shimano Equipped Drivetrain
  • 32 Hole Double Wall 40mm Alloy Rims, 700c x 25mm Tires
  • Alloy Dual Pivot Brakes
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Mongoose Title 24 BMX Race Bike for Beginner or Returning Riders, Featuring Lightweight Tectonic T1 Aluminum Frame and Internal Cable Routing with 24-Inch Wheels, Blue
Mongoose Mongoose Title 24 BMX Race Bike for Beginner or Returning Riders, Featuring Lightweight Tectonic T1 Aluminum Frame and Internal Cable Routing with 24-Inch Wheels, Blue
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8.8 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Designed for beginners or riders returning to the sport, the Mongoose Title 24 BMX race bike is a trophy-worthy cruiser at an amazingly affordable price. Suggested rider height is 5'7" and taller.
  • Lightweight Tectonic T1 aluminum frame, integrated headset and internal cable routing for clean lines and added protection. 21.77" top tube length and frame weight of 3.44 lbs.
  • The Title's drivetrain features 175mm 3-piece tubular chromoly cranks with a 42T chainring and euro cartridge bottom bracket.
  • The wheelset features Arisun XLR8 24" tires mounted on Xposure aluminum double wall rims with aluminum ball bearing front hub and 18T cog freewheel rear hub.
  • Alloy V-brake and brake levers offer quality speed control, while the Hi-Ten steel handlebar and fork are joined by a 48mm stem and sealed bearing headset to combine for excellent steering performance.
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Schwinn Vantage F3 Women's 700c Sport Hybrid Road Bike with Flat Bar and Disc Brakes, 45cm/Small Frame, Matte Blue
Schwinn Schwinn Vantage F3 Women's 700c Sport Hybrid Road Bike with Flat Bar and Disc Brakes, 45cm/Small Frame, Matte Blue
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8.4 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Designed for beginner to intermediate riders who want to start pushing themselves further and faster than they ever have before. Suggested rider height range for the Vantage F3 Women's is 5' 3" - 5' 7"
  • Schwinn Smooth Ride Technology frame features an elastomer soft tail suspension that provides optimal comfort wherever your adventure takes you
  • Shimano 21-speed Tourney drivetrain with Shimano EZ-Fire trigger shifters for precise shifting and a wide, versatile gear range
  • Light and strong Alex DC-26 rims with Schwinn 35c hybrid tires provide a dependable and comfortable ride
  • Rack and fender mounts let you customize your ride to meet all your commuting and touring needs; Schwinn sport Ergo dual-density grips add comfort
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Schwinn Volare 1400 Road Bike, 700c/28 inch wheel size, red, Fitness Bicycle, 53cm/Medium Frame Size
Schwinn Schwinn Volare 1400 Road Bike, 700c/28 inch wheel size, red, Fitness Bicycle, 53cm/Medium Frame Size
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8 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Road bike with aluminum rigid fitness frame and rigid fork. Flat styled handlebar and sport riding seat.
  • 14 speeds, Shimano rear derailleur and shifter brake lever combo will give you precise shifting. You can trust Shimano for years of smooth shifting.
  • The alloy linear pull brakes on the front and rear mean that stopping won't be an issue and the alloy wheels with high profile rims have a look great
  • Aluminum frame, alloy wheels, alloy crank, alloy brakes and Shimano components. A great deal that will get you out there riding and feeling more fit.
  • Like all Schwinn bikes the Volare 1400 comes with limited lifetime warranty for as long as you own the bike.
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700c Women's Giordano Acciao Road Bike
Giordano 700c Women's Giordano Acciao Road Bike
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7.8 Good
Product Highlights
  • High Tensile Steel Frame
  • High Tensile Steel Fork
  • Shimano Tourney STI Shifters
  • 32 Hole Double Wall 30mm Alloy Rims, 700c x 25mm Tires
  • Alloy Dual Pivot Brakes
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KENT Gzr700 Road Bike, 700C
KENT KENT Gzr700 Road Bike, 700C
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7.5 Good
Product Highlights
  • High tensile steel frame & fork
  • Shimano 21-speed stem shifters
  • Alloy double wall 36 hole rims, 25mm Width tires
  • Single Pivot alloy brakes
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Giordano Acciao Road Bike, 700c, Large
Giordano Giordano Acciao Road Bike, 700c, Large
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7.3 Good
Product Highlights
  • High Tensile Steel Frame
  • High Tensile Steel Fork
  • Shimano Tourney STI Shifters
  • 32 Hole Double Wall 30mm Alloy Rims, 700c x 25mm Tires
  • Alloy Dual Pivot Brakes
  • Medium fits riders 5'-4"-6'-0"

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