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Reviewed: 8 Great, Entry Level Road Bikes | $1000 & Under

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Eight of the Best Quality Road Bikes Below $1000

It wasn’t that long ago that spending less than $1000 on a road bike was the domain of commuters looking to find a cheap ride into work. The market has changed dramatically since, and the $1000 range is now becoming a very competitive price point.

There’s a lot of value to be found. This piece is written to help you find a good road bike at or below $1000. We’ll be reviewing each one, mentioning the style of riding it’s suited for, and any other concerns worth noting.

This article is part of a series on entry level road bikes. Stay tuned for the next piece, which will explore the $1500 price range!

5 Good, Cheap Full Carbon Road Bikes | $2000 & Under

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What Are The Cheapest Carbon Road Bikes Worth Riding?

Carbon fibre entered the cycling scene with a bang. It’s a material that has been heralded as being incredibly strong and light, something that road cyclists are always on the hunt for.

In fact, carbon is at least 10 times stronger than steel. Hard to believe, yet true!

The downside to this amazing material is the expense. Since the product is far more labour intensive to produce, it pushes up the price of finished bikes.

Here’s the good news: the technology is now more mainstream, and cheap carbon fibre road bikes are arriving.