For a more comfortable riding position, usually comes with a triple or compact chainset allowing for lower gears. The handlebars are a little higher and the frame has a built in design to allow a softer ride. This type of bike is used for events like the Wicklow 200 & Etape De Tour. Ideal for long weekend rides or as a high-speed commuter.
Looking for a responsive, lively ride with the possibility of entering a racing event, on road or Triathlon. This type of bike is stiff and has high ratio gears. Greater stiffness for optimum power output.