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Reviewed: 7 Best Entry-Level Road Bikes Under $1000

Sunny road bicycle ride

Seven of the best overall road bikes below the $1000 price point

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 then, and the $1000 range is now becoming a very competitive price point.

There’s a lot of value to be found, and fewer compromises than ever before. 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!