There has never been a better time to get into cycling. Bike Share programs are often the first step, a gateway drug that leads to a long-term relationship with safely cycling in the cities and suburbs around the world. Here’s a cache of bikes that should appeal to both novice cyclist living in a cramped apartment to the serious biker looking to outfit their garage with another rig.
1. Priority Classic 2.0, $449; 2. Volata, $3,499; 3. Term Link D8, $750; 4. Tokyobike Classic Sport, $825; 5. Tumbleweed Prospector, Framesets start at $1,300; 6. Scott Addict Disc 20, $3,800; 7. Santa Cruz Bronson, from $2,999.
Nathan Borchelt is a gear-obsessed travel writer and adventurer whose collection of shoes, backpacks, jackets, bags and other “essential” detritus has long-outgrown his one-bedroom apartment (and his wife’s patience).