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The best ... bicycles for any kind of rider

For everyday use, cruising, and more

Del Norte
Swobo’s single-speed, steel-frame smooth rider has replaced Schwinn’s Varsity as the best everyday bicycle.
Price: $740
Contact: Swobo.com

Source: National Geographic Adventure

IF Mode
Weighing only 32 pounds, this “ultrasimple” update of the collapsible bike has a triangular frame that’s easy to break down and larger 26-inch wheels for smoother cruising and more stability. Finally, a “folding bike that is easy to operate.”
Price: $2,250
Contact: Areaware.com

Source: Metropolis

Pashley Guv’nor
“Hand-built in Shakespeare’s hometown,” this one-speed, “lugged steel” British design has 28-inch wheels that make it the “perfect gadabout bike.”
Price: $1,600
Contact: Pashley.co.uk

Source: Outside

Specialized 2009 Epic Expert Carbon
This is the “snappiest, most responsive 4-inch” dual-suspension bike out there. Specialized spent two years creating a “lightweight frame that’s stiff enough for speed.”
Price: $5,500
Contact: Specialized.com

Source: National Geographic Adventure

Kona Ute
“For anyone serious about kicking the car habit,” this vintage-look eight-speed “transports everything from camping gear to groceries” on an acacia wood rack.
Price: $899
Contact: Konaworld.com

Source: Men’s Journal

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