Road bikes are bicycles designed to take you as far and as fast as your legs can manage on paved surfaces. The road bike gets its name from the terrain it is designed to be used on – the road. Road bikes generally have narrower tires with higher pressure and larger gear ratio’s build and maintain higher speeds.
Road bikes have a special shaped ‘dropped’ handlebars to allow the rider position to be leaned forward and downward, which reduces the air resistance and increase speed. Road bike frames are made with a light construction to reduce weight when riding