Select your Type of bicycle

To read the manual for your type of bicycle, select  from the list below and click on the link.

Bicycle types are defined by their Conditions of Use.

Bicycle Type

 

Conditions of Use

Kids'

  • Designed for kids with bolt-on type wheels.
  • Includes all models with bolt-on wheels that are 24" and smaller.

Smaller high-performance bicycles equipped with quick-release wheels are covered under the appropriate "adult" bicycle types.

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Condition 0

Kids' tricycle

  • Pedaled vehicles with three wheels, designed for children
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Trailerbike

  • Child's cycle with only a rear wheel, designed to be towed behind an adult's bicycle.trailerbike_small.jpg
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Condition 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Condition 1

Road

  • "Drop" handlebar, chain, derailleurs, road caliper brakes, and 700c or 650c wheel diameter with 25c or thinner tires.
  • Also covers belt-drive model, which is a one-speed.

Not designed for carrying loads.

Similar bicycles with different features are listed below.

 

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Speed: triathlon or time trial

  • Similar to a road bicycle, but with aerobar, triathlon, or "bullhorn" handlebar
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Touring

  • Similar to a road bicycle, except with direct-pull  brakes and  tires wider than 700x25c.
  • Designed for self-contained touring: carrying camping equipment or other gear.
  • Model:
    • 520
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tricycle (Adult)

  • Adult pedal vehicle with three wheels
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Transport

  • Hybrid bicycle with extended cargo capacity
  • Includes RIDE+ Transport
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Cruiser

  • Wide handlebar, wide saddle. Although equipped with fat tires similar to a mountain bicycle, cruisers are built for pavement riding only.
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Hybrid or Cruiser tandem

  • Bicycle built for two with flat hybrid or cruiser-type handlebars
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RIDE+ pedelec (Electric pedal-assist cycle)

  • A hybrid, urban, or cargo- type bicycle with an electric motor that assists you when you pedal
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Hybrid

  • "Flat" handlebar  with wheels of the 700c size
  • Also called Fitness or Dual Sport
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Condition 2

City Hybrid bicycle

  • Hybrid bicycle with accessories for city riding or commuting, such as fenders, rack, lights, or bell.
  • Also called Town or Urban Utility.
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Comfort bicycle

  • Styled to look like a mountain bike, but with smoother tires, a wider saddle, and a very upright position.
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Cross

  • Similar to a road bicycle, except with cantilever or disc brakes and tires wider than 700x25c
  • With a skilled rider in mind, designed for riding off pavement
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Cross country mountain

  • "Flat" handlebar, direct pull or disc brakes, 1.9" (48mm) or wider tires, and front suspension or light-weight full suspension
  • Designed for riding on rougher surfaces
  • Also called Singletrack Trail or Sport Hardtail
  • Models:
    • Cali
    • Stache

    • Top Fuel

    • Lush

    • Superfly

    • Superfly 100.

Mountain-type bicycles with bolt-on wheels are kids' bikes

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Condition 3

All-mountain

  • "Flat" handlebar, disc brakes, 1.9" (48mm) or wider tires,
  • and medium-travel (at least 4 inches/100mm) front and rear suspension.
  • Designed for riding on rougher surfaces
  • Also called Technical Trail
  • Models:
    • Fuel EX

    • Rumblefish

    • Remedy

    • Slash

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Condition 4

Freeride, downhill, Gravity, or hucking

  • Mountain bicycle with a heavy-duty, reinforced frame and extra-strong parts
  • Designed for aggressive riding on rougher surfaces
  • Model:
    • Session
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Condition 5