Bike Buying Guides

Reid Cycles have earned our reputation for Australia’s best value bikes by providing products that are high-quality, stylish and with an unbeatable price tag! Reid Cycles believes that everyone should ride a bike that they love. Whether it's a road bike, mountain bike or vintage bicycle, our aim is to provide fantastic products at low prices, along with a great customer service experience that continues even after you leave the store.

Reid Cycles has a great range of bikes. All our products are available for delivery Australia-wide, or come into one of our stores in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth for a warm welcome and friendly advice. All Reid Cycles bikes now come with a lifetime warranty on frames & rigid forks (including carbon fibre), 2 years warranty on suspension forks, 12 months warranty on parts, plus 12 months FREE brake and gear servicing, so if you choose a Reid Cycles bike, you’ll be able to ride with confidence.

We understand that there’s a huge world of bikes of there, and that buying a new bike can be pretty overwhelming. So we’ve written a range of buying guides to help you! Have a read of these buying guides, and you’ll be able to shop with more confidence.

Road Bikes & Flat Bars

Buying Guide
Road Bike Guide

Road bikes are the peak of speed and efficiency. A road bike is defined as any bike designed primarily for riding a quickly and efficiently as possible on the road. ...

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Singlespeeds & Fixies

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Fixie Buying Guide

These days, you hear the word ‘fixie’ a lot, but what exactly is a fixie? They make a great pub bike, commuter, first bike or wet weather bike!...

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Commuters & Hybrids

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Commuters Buying Guide

Urban and Commuter Bikes allow people to jump onto bikes as a healthy and money-saving way to get around...

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Fatbikes

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Fatbike Buying Guide

Fatbikes allow riding on soft, unstable terrain with tyres that could cope with just about any surface...

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Ladies Vintage Bikes

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Vintage Buying Guide

Vintage styles of bike embody freedom and convenience, with features like full length mudguards and chainguards...

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Mountain Bikes

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Mountain Bike Guide

Mountain bikes are tough, capable bikes built to perform over all kinds of terrain. If you need one bike to do it all, a mountain bike could be a great way to go...

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All Road / Cyclocross

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All Road Cyclocross Guide

Fast, tough, nimble and comfortable on rough roads. Welcome to All-Road / Cyclocross bikes!

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Electric Bikes

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Electric Bike Guide

Reid Cycles is now bringing one of these leading premium European eBike systems to Australian riders as the exclusive distributor for German brand, Corratec....

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Women's Specific Design Bikes

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WSD Bike Guide

WSD (Women Specific Design) is an approach to building bikes that considers female proportions to produce a bike more suited to a female rider...

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