The 21 Best Bikes of 2020

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Are you ready to ride? Take a two-wheeled vantage point and discover the right bike for your journey. From versatile hybrids to ultra-rugged mountain bikes, you can maximize your adventure with a bike that’s designed for your unique journey.

When choosing the right bike, you may need to consider frames, wheels and features. But before you begin, think about where and how you will ride, whether that’s trekking up the mountainside, high-speed cruising on the road or opting for a dirt trail. Here’s a list of this year’s top mountain, road and hybrid bikes for your next ride.

BEST MOUNTAIN BIKES

Mountain Bikes are designed to handle rough terrain on unpaved trails or off-road adventures. These bikes are often built with sturdy frames and high clearance that helps enable them to overcome mud, rocks and debris encountered on the trail. They come with upright handlebars designed to promote easy handling and wide tires designed to provide ample shock absorption.

1. GT Men’s Aggressor Pro Mountain Bike

The GT Men’s Aggressor Pro Mountain Bike can be the answer for your next adventure on rocky terrain, winding singletracks and anything else that may come your way on unpaved trails. Constructed with a 6061-T6 Aluminum Triple Triangle Frame and a SR Suntour XCT fork, the Aggressor Pro is designed to deliver optimal durability and handling. The Shimano drivetrain and 8-speed shifter can help you transition through different elevations more smoothly.

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2. GT Women’s Laguna Pro Mountain Bike

Explore the off-beaten path with the GT Women’s Laguna Pro Mountain Bike. The 6061-T6 Aluminum Triple Triangle Frame is built to be strong and durable, yet lightweight and nimble. The Shimano shifters are designed to offer easy and smooth transitions, while the mechanical disc brakes are designed to provide ample stopping power when you need it. With 27.5″ All Terra Cypher tires, the Laguna Pro can deliver traction and control on the road and on the trails.

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3. Nishiki Men’s Pueblo 26″ Mountain Bike

Experience excellent performance and an awesome ride with the Nishiki Men’s Pueblo Mountain Bike. Made with a heat-treated steel frame and 60mm travel fork, this mountain bike boasts durability and shock absorption. Its 26″ wheels and aluminum rims can tackle tough terrain, while the Shimano drivetrain can conquer big ascents and downhill slopes.

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4. Nishiki Women’s Pueblo 26″ Mountain Bike

Take the Nishiki Women’s Pueblo Mountain Bike for a ride on your next trip. Its front suspension, 60mm travel fork and Shimano drivetrain can help you climb uphill and coast smoothly over rocky paths. Its heat-treated steel frame and oversized down tube deliver a solid ride that can be perfect for the great outdoors. The Pueblo 26″ is complete with linear pull brakes designed for quick and easy stops.

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5. GT Men’s Avalanche 29″ Mountain Bike

Get ready to shred the mountain trails with the GT Men’s Avalanche 29″ Mountain Bike. It’s designed to offer stability and efficiency while also providing smooth rollover on uneven terrain. It features a durable 6061-T6 aluminum triple triangle frame, hydraulic disc brakes and 27 speeds to help you keep going.

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6. Schwinn Women’s Standpoint 27.5″ Bike

The Standpoint is a Schwinn Signature mountain bike that features an aluminum mountain frame with a Schwinn suspension fork made for controlled riding on the trail. Its 21 speed Shimano Revoshift twist shifters help provide quick gear changes, while front and rear v-brakes help deliver crisp stops. Plus, 27.5 x 2.2-inch all-terrain tires can give you go-anywhere traction.

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7. Schwinn Men’s Standpoint 27.5″ Bike

Schwinn Mens Standpoint

Hit the trails with the Standpoint, a Schwinn Signature mountain bike. The Standpoint features an aluminum mountain frame with Schwinn suspension fork designed for controlled riding. Its 21-speed Shimano Revoshift twist shifters help provide quick gear changes, while front and rear v-brakes are made to deliver crisp stops. Plus, 27.5 x 2.2-inch all-terrain tires can give you that go-anywhere traction.

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BEST HYBRID BIKES

Hybrid Bikes are best for casual road riding or cruising along smooth dirt trails. Hybrids can be an excellent utility bike because they often possess the lightweight frame of a road bike with the wide tires and high clearance of a mountain bike.

1. Schwinn Men’s GTX 3 Hybrid Bike

The Schwinn Men’s GTX 3 Hybrid Bike may be perfect for exploring wooded trails or commuting around town. Made with a lightweight aluminum frame and SR Suntour Fork, the GTX 3 is built to deliver an agile ride on any surface. Its 700C Schwinn tires are made to roll smoothly on city streets, while Shimano componentry and seven speeds are built to provide pedaling power.

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2. Schwinn Women’s GTX 3 Hybrid Bike

Whether you prefer dirt paths or paved roads, the Schwinn Women’s GTX 3 Hybrid Bike is made to ride on any surface. Featuring a lightweight aluminum frame and SR Suntour Fork, the GTX 3 is built to be nimble on the trail or street. Its 700C Schwinn tires are made to roll smoothly on city streets and Shimano components and seven speeds are designed to ensure efficient performance.

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3. Schwinn Signature Men’s Fremont Hybrid Bike

Schwinn Signature Mens Fremont

Set and accomplish all your biking goals with the Schwinn Fremont Hybrid Bike. The aluminum frame is built to be lightweight and durable and features front suspension to help absorb impact from bumps. The Fremont is equipped with 21 speeds, linear pull brakes and Shimano EZ-Fire shifters. The memory foam cushioned seat and suspension seat post helps provide maximum comfort on every ride.

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4. Nishiki Men’s Manitoba Hybrid Bike

Tackle all rides with the Nishiki Men’s Manitoba Hybrid Bike. Designed with a lightweight aluminum frame, this flat bar road bike boasts a smooth and comfortable ride over rough surfaces. Its Shimano components help make shifting and pedaling more efficient whether you’re climbing uphill or gliding down the street.

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5. Nishiki Women’s Manitoba Hybrid Bike

From casual commutes to working out, the Nishiki Women’s Manitoba Hybrid Bike is made to provide a comfortable, smooth ride on or off the pavement. Built with a lightweight aluminum frame and 700C wheels, the Manitoba is designed to glide easily through narrow streets or forested paths. This bike can provide powerful stopping power with its Promax linear pull brakes.

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6. Nishiki Men’s Anasazi Hybrid Bike

Whether you’re commuting or trekking on a narrow singletrack, experience it all with the Nishiki Men’s Anasazi Hybrid Bike. Built with a durable aluminum frame, this bike is made to cruise with stability. The reliable 700C wheels are made to withstand terrain from rocky roads to smooth pavement, while the disc brakes deliver optimum stopping control.

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7. Nishiki Women’s Anasazi Hybrid Bike

The Nishiki Women’s Anasazi Hybrid Bike may be an ideal choice for versatility whether you’re on or off the pavement. Equipped with larger 700C tires, aluminum frame and hybrid geometry, this dual sport bike is made to accelerate quickly while navigating sharp turns with stability. The Shimano shifter also helps you to adjust through the 24 speeds with ease.

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8. Schwinn Signature Men’s Super Sport Hybrid Bike

The Schwinn Men’s Super Sport Hybrid Bike is made to be versatile and easy to ride on pavement or trails. It’s designed with an alloy construction and is equipped with disc brakes that help ensure quick stops. The Super Sport also has a 21-speed drivetrain and a straight blade rigid steel fork. With Schwinn sport ergo dual-density grips and Schwinn S2 sport ergo saddle, this hybrid bike is made to provide maximum comfort.

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9. Schwinn Signature Women’s Super Sport Hybrid Bike

The Schwinn Women’s Super Sport Hybrid Bike is great for a wide range of riding conditions whether city, trail or road. It features an alloy frame with a step-thru design for greater comfort, disc brakes that help you stop easily and a 21-speed drivetrain. Plus, the Schwinn sport ergo dual-density grips and Schwinn S2 sport ergo saddle add even more comfort to this bike.

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BEST ROAD BIKES

Road Bikes are best for riding on pavement. These bikes can be a great fit for commuters, fitness riders and long-distance athletes. They are designed with narrow, high-pressured tires to provide a smooth ride, as well as a lighter frame and higher seating position made  to enhance aerodynamic speed.

1. Nishiki Men’s Maricopa Road Bike

From commuting to training for the triathlon, take the Nishiki Men’s Maricopa Road Bike for a spin on the streets. The lightweight aluminum frame and compact road geometry help ensure a speedy ride. Fitted with Shimano components and 700C wheels, the Maricopa can roll smoothly on rough pavement while delivering top-notch performance.

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2. Mongoose Men’s Guide Sport Road Bike

For a full day of riding, the Mongoose Men’s Guide Sport Road Bike may be perfect for you. It can be great for commuting, bike packing or gravel roads. It features disc brakes for all-weather braking, wide tires to help provide ample grip and an 18-speed drivetrain. With a stash pack frame bag, the Guide Sport allows you to store essentials and items for your ride.

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3. GT Men’s Vantara Claris Road Bike

Have the competitive edge with the GT Men’s Vantara Claris Road Bike. This drop bar road bike features an alloy frame with smooth welds and an alloy fork that promote confident handling, versatility and maximum durability. The Shimano shifters and drivetrain help ensure a reliable ride and can allow you to find the right gear for every destination. From climbs and descents to casual rides, you can tackle all surroundings with this bike.

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4. GT Men’s GTS Comp Road Bike

Take the GT Men’s GTS Comp Road Bike for a tour around your favorite cycling destination. The durable alloy frame helps make climbing hills a breeze. Its 700C wheels and drop-bar handlebar will give you top speeds and smooth handling, whether you are training for a competition or taking a morning ride.

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5. Schwinn Signature Men’s Fastback Carbon Road Bike

The Schwinn Men’s Fastback Carbon Road Bike is built to deliver lightweight performance and speed. It features a carbon frame, a 22-speed drivetrain and caliper brakes. With a road race seat, double-gel tape grips, and a drop-bar handlebar, this bike can help keep you comfortable and in the zone on long rides or events.

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So, if you’re looking for your next adventure-ready bike, these hybrid, mountain and road bikes may be the perfect fit for you. Didn’t find what you’re looking for? Discover hundreds of bikes at DICK’S.