Offers a comfortable ride thanks to the swept-back handlebars, 28" wheels, and padded seat. Aluminum frame and 21 speeds make it ideal for casual riding or zipping around town. Has a rear gear carrier.
Shorter ladies may find it a bit too high off the ground for adequate control. Occasional brake and gear adjustments may be needed and can be challenging for those without bike repair knowledge. Spokes have been known to break.
Stands out for its tandem design that allows most duos to ride comfortably together. In addition to 21 speeds, it offers disc brakes for optimal control. Assembly isn't too difficult.
A pricey investment. Has a learning curve, especially for those who have never ridden a tandem bike. Somewhat difficult to control when riders' combined weight is over 400 lbs.
A well-made bike with swept-back handlebars, sturdy build, and newly-designed frame, all for a surprisingly low price. Earns praise for being easy to assemble.
Rare reports of gear issues requiring a trip to the repair shop. Not the fastest bike on our list – only 7 speeds. Doesn't handle hills very well.
Though manufactured for girls, this sturdy bike with 24" wheels is ideal for shorter women or those who prefer easy control for leisure riding. Smooth gear shifting. Easy to assemble.
At least one owner had an issue with the front tire losing air with no detectable problem. Not ideal if you have long legs or prefer a speedier bike – has just 7 speeds.
Not only is it the perfect size for most riders, but it offers a mountain bike frame and enhanced suspension meant for rough terrain. 21-speed capability; reasonable price.
The brakes – especially those on the front – are known to have issues likely to require repairs. Assembly can be time-consuming.
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