How to buy the right one the first time
Bike manufacturers are really like frame companies that offer you options to complete your machine.
They offer their frames in three different
The Complete Bike
The companies make the frames and
choose the parts (called “spec’ing”) to turn
the frame into a ready-to-ride bike. This
option typically results in the best bang for
the buck when it comes to components
Companies offer the frame with several different build kit options. These kits
include most of the parts you need to build
up the bike, and, in some cases, the company will build it up for you.
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