The Top Ten Bike Brands

Cycling is not only a good way of getting from A to B, cycling is also a great form of exercise and can be used to explore different destinations during leisure time. Of course, if you want your bike to really go the distance, you will need to choose a good quality bike. Here is a selection of the top ten bike brands to help you get on the right track.

Giant

This company truly deserves to take first place in the list of top ten bike brands. Giant hails from Taiwan and has been producing top quality bikes since 1972. The bikes that this brand produces are popular all over the world and in fact Giant exports bikes to more than fifty different countries. They offer a wide range of different types of bikes, from mountain bikes to racing bikes and bicycles for children. Their affordability means they are good for beginners and they produce some of the best road bikes for beginners.

GT

This leading bike brand, which was founded in 1979, originally became famous for its top of the range mountain, road and BMX bikes. GT bikes come in all the colours of the rainbow and are known for their excellent stability. The Triple Triangle model really stands out with its extremely smooth suspensions both at the front and back.

Marin

This leading bike brand was established by Bob Buckley in 1986 in California. This is the leading bike brand in the USA and although there are lots of different models of bikes in the company’s collection, they are perhaps best known for producing mountain bikes. Marin also produces a wide range of different types of top quality bike accessories and the fact that the bikes from this brand come in a broad spectrum of colours means that it is possible for everyone to design a unique Marin bike that perfectly matches their diverse needs.

Santa Cruz

This brand specialises in high end bikes and was established in 1993 by Rich Novak and Rob Roskopp. Despite the fact that the bikes from Santa Cruz provide riders with nothing but the best in terms of suspension, design and comfort, the models that they produce are surprisingly affordable, while the enhanced pedalling ststem of Santa Cruz bikes makes cycling in mountainous areas much easier.

Trek

The mountain and hybrid bikes that are created by Trek always come highly rated and are shipped all over the world. Trek was established in 1976 and the company has made a significant name for itself over the years by developing bikes that are both lightweight and extremely durable and despite the lighter weight of the frame that makes it easy to carry the bikes on public transportation, each and every model can easily support at least three hundred pounds.

Cannondale

The first ever touring bike was released by Cannondale in 1983 and this top of the range model immediately gained recognition for its aluminium frames, which were not only ahead of their time but also launched a new era of bikes. However, one of the things that sets Cannondale apart from its competitors is the fact that the company is always striving to be innovative and the new carbon fibre bikes really stand out. In addition, all of the models that are produced by this company are extremely efficient and can be ridden almost effortlessly.

Specialized

Innovative ideas are certainly where it’s at when it comes to the Specialized brand, which was established in 1974 by Mike Sinyard. The company uses unique FACT carbon to alloy technology to make the riding experience smoother and more stable.

Scott

This leading Swiss bike brand is famous for its sports bikes that are especially designed to tackle a wide range of different types of demanding sports including winter sports. The company was founded in 1958 by Ed Scott and produce top quality bikes that perform under the toughest conditions.

Merida

Taiwanese people who are looking for top of the range stylish bikes are sure to look no further than Meridia. The company was established in 1972 and now ships bikes all over the world, with more than two million models being produced each and every year.

Kona

In 1988 Kona made waves on the bicycle scene with their revolutionary bike models made especially for boys and girls. The company was established in 1988 by Jacob and Dan Gerhard and Kona bikes are known for being excellent at handling extreme downhill terrain, which makes them ideal for boys and girls who like to explore mountainous areas.

So there you have 10 excellent bicycle brands. This list may be reviewed and is subject to change at any time.

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