Best Women's Performance Bikes

Updated September 2021
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52 Models Considered
8 Hours Researched
2 Experts Interviewed
60 Consumers Consulted
Zero products received from manufacturers.

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Women’s performance bikes provide a wide range of use cases. Performance bikes have quite a few features aimed at making them comfortable to ride. The frame on a women’s performance bike will be engineered to fit women. This means the handlebars will be closer to the seat than on a men’s bike. Female riders won’t have to feel like they’re stretching to reach the handlebars. The gap between the handlebars on women’s performance bikes will be narrower, too. These bikes may have an extra low gear that simplifies hill climbing for less experienced riders. Performance bikes for women tend to allow the rider to sit more upright than other bike styles. This makes the bicycle comfortable to ride, while giving you good visibility. You’ll love riding these bikes for speed or distance, as they are especially smooth on paved roads.

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