Many novices stupidly can’t distinguish the difference between road bikes and mountain bikes. The main reason is that both bikes have a transmission system, and some mountain bikes are now modified into hard forks and narrow bald tires by some riders. If you are a novice, you really can’t tell.
In fact, the difference between the two is getting smaller and smaller now. Road bikes have absorbed the advantages of mountain bikes, and mountain bikes have also absorbed the advantages of road bikes. However, no matter how the two changes, how to absorb, the design The uses are all different. Road bikes generally have an obvious feature, that is, the handlebars are cow handles, or bends. The traditional handles can allow the rider to make the best aerodynamic riding posture on the bike. If some riders modify their handlebars, then the most obvious feature is the frame. Generally speaking, the frame of a road bike is much slimmer than that of a mountain bike.
Today, road bikes are considered professional bikes. They usually use a compressed frame, a tilted top tube, and a handlebar shift control device. Some high-end road bikes use titanium alloy or carbon fiber as the frame and front fork. The material. What the bicycle manufacturers want to say is that if you want to ride fast in the city and complete the journey with the least effort and fastest time, road bikes are still the best choice compared to mountain bikes.