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Richards Bicycles is dedicated to being Chicago's source for all of your bicycle needs.  With so many different bicycle types, styles and designs nowadays, we understand that buying a new bicycle or simply adding onto your existing bicycle can sometimes become a confusing decision making process.  This is why Richards Bicycles has used our decades of knowledge and compiled a list of comprehensive buying guides and research material to help answer all of your cycling questions.  We do our best write all of our articles so that the average person can understand and related to them.  Everything is explained in a simple manor with easy to understand terminology.  We're constantly updating our website and Knowledge Center with up to date relevant material, so if you don't see an article listed that answers your questions, please contact us or stop by our retail Chicagoland store and we'll be happy to help you!

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Help In Choosing The Right Bicycle
650b Mountain Bike
26" VS 27.5" / 650b VS 29er Mountain Bikes
Full Suspension 29er Mountain Bike
Mountain Bikes Buyer's Guide
Carbon Fiber Road Bike
Road Bikes Buyer's Guide
Comfort And Road Bikes
Comfort & Hybrid Bikes Buyer's Guide
Recumbent Bike
Recumbent Bikes Buyer's Guide
BMX Bike
Choosing The Right BMX Bike
Professional Bicycle Fitting Services
Fit Your Bicycle
iOS and Android Bicycle Fitting
Fit Your Bicycle - SmartPhone
Bicycle Saddle
Choosing The Right Bicycle Seat
Mountain Bike Tire
Choosing The Right Bicycle Tire
Clipless Bicycle Pedals
Choosing The Right Bicycle Pedals

Buyer's Guide To Bicycle Wheels & Wheelsets
Bicycle Car Rack
Buyer's Guide To Choosing The Right Car Racks
Bicycle Helmets
Buyer's Guide To Bicycle Helmets
Rechargable Bicycle Headlight
Choosing The Right Bicycle Lighting System
Cycling Shoes
Choosing The Right Cycling Shoes