Are you looking for a road bike that offers excellent quality at an affordable price? Are you also having trouble finding ‘the one’ amongst the overwhelming amount of options you’ve found so far? Lucky for you, I did my research, and I’ve comprised a list of the best ten road bikes under $500 to make things easier for you.
Excited to start cycling again, I began to search for the best endurance road bike I could find at an affordable rate, with hopes that it would be quick and easy. Unfortunately, it was much more challenging than I expected. Just go to a site like Amazon, and you’ll find a whopping 406 options to choose from. I know, 406! And yes, I counted. It was a long process, but I did finally narrow down my search to 10 road bikes that I feel offer great value at an affordable price.
Top 5 Best Road Bike Under 500 Dollars In 2016
(**At the time of publishing this post,products were under 500 in Amazon)
|Name||Bike Features||Editor Rating|
|Merax® Finiss Aluminum 21 Speed 700C Road Bike Racing Bicycle Shimano||Strong & lightweight frame,easy gearing comes with an affordable price tag!||(4.1 / 5)|
|Schwinn Men's Phocus 1600 700C Drop Bar Road Bicycle||Attractive design,easy assembling,smooth gear & brakes. Perfect for daily commuting to racing!||(4.3 / 5)|
|GMC Denali Road Bike, 700c||Lightweight,great gearing comes with very affordable price!||(3.6 / 5)|
|Takara Kabuto Single Speed Road Bike, 700c||Strong frame,attractive design,smooth riding. Ideal bike for commuting!||(4.0 / 5)|
|Vilano Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed Shimano||Light frame,smooth shifting comes with great price!||(3.5 / 5)|
Before I share my recommendations with you, let’s take a look at the most important aspects of a bike you need to consider before purchasing one.
Below is a list of the top 10 best road bikes under $500 that are perfect for cyclists of every skill level.
After an extensive search, I truly believe that these are the best road bikes under $500. These road bikes offer speed, agility and efficiency, and I highly recommend them. You don’t have to spend a ton of cash to find a great quality, durable bike, and this list clearly shows that. In the end, I went with the GMC Denali Road Bike but I would definitely have been happy with any one of the 10 road bikes listed above. I hope this list will make your bike buying experience much easier, and have fun with whichever road bike you choose to buy!