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Ribble Buying Guide

We at Ribble love our bikes and know how important it is to choose the right one.  We’ve been going for some time now (since 1897 actually) so have the expertise and experience to make sure you get exactly what you need.  Here, we share some of our knowledge in helping you identify to the perfect bike for you. And of course, if you need any more help, contact our Customer Service experts.

Where will I ride?

The first thing to consider when looking for a new bike is what terrain you intend to ride it on.  Identifying where you will be riding most often will help you to choose whether you need a road bike, a mountain bike or even a hybrid.

100% Road

Designed to roll most efficiently on the tarmac, a road bike is (unsurprisingly) going to be the best choice.

Road Bike Buying Guide

Some road, some offroad

 A classic dilemma, but you need not fear there are two categories that will be perfect for you whether drop handlebars or flat bars are your style.  Click the guides below to find out which is best for you.

Cyclocross/All-Road Buying Guide

Hybrid Buying Guide

100% Off Road

If venturing off road is your thing, exploring new trails or riding through woodland, then a mountain bike is going to be your best option.

Mountain Bike Buying Guide