Just about everyone has their top 10 list of bicycle brands. With so many opinions whose list are you to believe? What we have put together here is just a list of ten of the top bicycle brands and their product specialties.
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The Bianchi bicycle brand is truly a legend in it’s own time. After celebrating over 125 years of building top of line bikes they may just know what they are doing. This Italian company is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of world class racing bikes. Not only is Bianchi the brand been in existence longer than any other bicycle manufacturer, they are first to use equal sized rubber tires on their bike…way back in 1885.
For over a quarter of century Dahon has been a world leader in the technical know-how and design of the economical and convenient folding bike. Dahon bicycles are widely known for their patented and distinct hinge frame construction, with fold down handlebars, and a hinge that allows for the bike to fold in half for easy storage. With rising gas prices, over crowded streets and highways, Dahon makes bikes that make sense.
The name Dawes Cycles is almost like mentioning British royalty in the cycling world. These bikes are produced with the highest quality in mind. Depending on your style of biking Dawes has a bike that fits. They specialize in touring cycles but you can also see their brand name on mountain bikes, road bikes and tandems. Offering the best of British tradition and superior performance, Dawes has established it’s bicycles as some of the best around
Diamondback Bicycles, which has it’s corporate base in Kent, Washington USA, is a leading player when it comes to bicycle brands. Diamondback bicycles could be acknowledged as the everyday persons bike. Most models are moderately priced, with only a few models priced in the upper end. They offer a number of types of bicycles including: Comfort bikes, BMX, Cruiser and Mountain bikes.
Born and bread in America, GT Bicycles has it’s specialty in road, mountain and BMX bikes. GT bikes have been innovative and ahead of it’s class with designs that you can see in a lot of bikes out there. One such innovation is it’s “triple triangle” frame that is pretty standard in hard-tail bikes. Not only do they manufacture bikes, but they like to get out there and race them too. GT bike teams compete in BMX, mountain and road.
When you think of BMX bikes, Haro Bikes should come to mind. Bob Haro, the founder of the company, was a pioneer in the sport of freestyle BMX. Touring throughout the U.S. entertaining huge crowds with his spectacular and far-out acrobatics the sport grew in popularity in the U.S. and throughout the world. Earning Haro the distinction of being known as “The Father of Freestyle”.
Light-weight, sturdy design, excellent craftsmanship. These are the traits of the Motobecane mountain bikes. Motobecane bikes are also known for the superior grade of the finish on their frames. Though the bikes are manufactured with highest-of-quality as the standard, they also are reasonably priced.
Belgium, known for some of the most rugged conditions for the sport of cycling…is also home for the Ridley bicycle brand. Ridley manufactures world class racing bikes for some first-class racing teams, Silence-Lotto and Team Katusha being among them. When Ridley starts out with to design their bikes, integrity, firmness and toughness is the ultimate goal.
Salsa Cycles is owned by Quality Bicycle Products, based in Minnesota. It is a company that is always staying a step ahead of the competition by creating new and timely bikes. When mountain bikes became very popular in the 1980′s, there were hundreds if not thousands of bicycle manufactures around. Only the companies that produced high-quality, reliable products are still around today. Salsa Cycles has fit that bill.
Surly Bikes came into existence in the year of 1998, in Bloomington, Minnesota. It has quickly established itself as a major player in the bicycling world. Riders with knowledge of the bicycle messenger and single speed bikes are quite familiar with the Surly brand. Surly is also the first company to build and sell a mountain bike with downright the largest volume tires ever seen on a mountain bike. They proved to be the perfect choice for riding in sand or deep snow.