Keep it light, keep it easy.
When you go new bike shopping, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Maybe you have a vague idea of what characteristics you want, but haven’t narrowed down your list enough yet to start seriously looking. Rest easy, friend, because you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to do our level best to line up a list of lightweight bikes that I, a 5’4” rider with a 27-inch inseam, can tell you are quite easy to get on.
If you love cruisers, finding bikes with low seat heights is a cinch. However, if you’re into other types of bikes, the struggle can sometimes be all too real. It’s getting better, with most manufacturers offering OEM solutions to help more bikes fit more riders. However, that doesn’t help as much as you’d think it would when those lower seat height options are not frequently seen in showrooms.
What’s good in this category for 2020? Here are the bikes we’ve rounded up for you today. Click any link below to get a closer look.