Did you make a New Year's Resolution to get in shape, or perhaps just to ride more? You've come to the right place. R&A is proud to sell the most elite bicycles and equipment in the world, but we're also just as excited to help a new or inexperienced rider take the next step. Below are some of our recommendations for getting started – or just getting faster!
You don't need to wear spandex or expensive cycling shoes to get the most out of a bike. These hybrids are excellent life tools: designed for daily commuting and errands, and not requiring lots of maintenance, but still ready when you are when you want to get your heart pumping.
A sophisticated Swiss machine, with smart, integrated features, excellent handling, and sharp style.See it here
Colnago's entry-level bicycle is light and responsive like its racing siblings, but more comfortable, affordable, and utilitarian.See it here
Made of carbon fiber, the Treviso is especially light, rides smoothly, and is very quick, but is more than tough enough for your daily routine.See it here
Perhaps you've got a hybrid bike for the basics, and you're ready to get more serious. Perhaps you want to try a race or a century, you want to join your friends' weekend ride, or you simply want to go fast! There is no shortage of fun and challenge to be had on a traditional road bike.
The Krypton is an excellent choice for an aspiring racer, with rapid responses, low weight, and reliable parts.See it here
A bike with exceptionally well-balanced performance and neutral geometry, the RoadMachine hails from Switzerland and is ready for any ride and any level of rider.See it here
The GTR is a champion of long distances, thanks to its smooth ride and relatively upright geometry, but it's very satisfying for fast, short rides, as well.See it here
If you want one bike to do it all, it has to be an all-road machine. With wider, tougher, dirt-ready tires, more comfortable geometry, and sometimes rack mounts, these bikes offer light, fast performance when you want it, but are still happy to commute in the rain or help get groceries.
The Swiss army knife of bikes, the OPEN U.P. can be raced in a crit one weekend and taken on a singletrack century the next.See it here
For the budding road rider who also wants to tackle occasional dirt roads or less-than-perfect riding conditions, the GAN GR is a solid choice.See it here
A light, tough chassis and fully electronic drivetrain make the Xroad Ultegra Di2 a high tech, high performance tool for all-road riding.See it here
We have the answers, as well as many alternatives to the bikes you see above. Please contact us directly, and we'd be happy to help you out, and help keep your promises to yourself for 2017!