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Bicycling Magazine's Annual "Buyer's Guide" Reveals the Best New Bikes for 2011.

Buyer's Guide Covers Every Rider on Any Budget and Newly-Released Guidebook "The Big Book of Bicycling" Offer Tips to Help New Cyclists Get Started

NEW YORK & EMMAUS, Pa. -- Rodale Inc.'s Bicycling magazine announced today the best new bikes for 2011 as featured in its long-awaited annual Buyer's Guide, which is now on sale at newsstands and online at BICYCLING.com/2011buyersguide.

Featuring expert reviews of more than 125 bikes in virtually every category - road, trail, commuter and triathlon - Bicycling's Buyer's Guide is a must-have resource for anyone buying a new bike, helping cyclists of all levels find their ideal bike at the right price, in preparation for spring cycling weather.

To further simplify the buying process, the Buyer's Guide also offers tips for finding bargains and testing bikes, and a breakdown of the most important key terms to know when shopping. Plus, the issue includes Bicycling's popular "Win Any Bike" Contest - a chance for readers to win any bike (under $4,999) in this issue by filling out a cycling-themed crossword puzzle on page 128 and then entering the contest at BICYCLING.com/winanybike11.

"Bicycling's Buyer's Guide is the perfect place to start searching for your next bike, helping cyclists cut through the clutter to save time, money and find a bike that is truly rewarding," said Peter Flax, Bicycling editor-in-chief. "To assemble the Buyer's Guide, Bicycling editors spent months and countless hours testing new bikes and gear, using our collective judgment to present readers with the best options to enjoy the sport they love. It's an issue to be thumbed through and utilized all year long."

For new cyclists looking to break into the sport, Bicycling also recently released The Big Book of Bicycling (Rodale, $21.99), a guidebook that covers everything a cyclist needs to know, including bikes and gear, training and nutrition, racing, bike commuting, fixing your bike, weight-loss and gearing up for your first triathlon. When paired with the Buyer's Guide, the two resources offer new cyclists a comprehensive guide to getting their first bike and getting started riding, whether it's for racing, fitness or commuting.

Cycling continues to be one of the largest lifestyle sports in America, and urban cycling in particular is experiencing significant growth; according to the League of American Cyclists, bike commuting grew by an average of 35 percent in the 70 largest US cities from 2005 to 2009. In the midst of this trend and on the heels of a long and difficult winter, Bicycling's Buyers Guide comes just in time for the spring season and peak bike shopping time.

About Bicycling

As the world's largest bicycling magazine, Rodale Inc.'s Bicycling is the voice of cycling, providing the stories on the personalities, trends, and techniques behind the sport. Appealing to readers of every ability and interest level, the magazine features expert reviews of the latest equipment as well as training and fitness tips. Published 11 times a year, Bicycling is the magazine for the athlete for whom the bicycle is the centerpiece of an active lifestyle. For more information, please go to www.BICYCLING.com.
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