Home

Welcome to the Frugal Average Bicyclist!

The internet is full of sites with competitive cyclists talking about all the most expensive new gear, not here.  This is a place for the low budget rider who loves to ride but will probably never be a pro level rider.  This is a place for the riders who do not have a lot to spend or are not allowed to spend too much on cycling and remain married.  All bike types are welcome: road bikes, mountain bikes, recumbent bikes, comfort bikes, hybrid bikes, unicycles….   The goal here is to help you keep cycling on a budget, and we will be throwing in a bit of humor too. 

Latest from the Blog

Guide to vintage road bike steel frame tube manufacturers and types

Steel types are often mentioned when discussing quality vintage bikes and sometimes modern bikes.  The big names in steel are Reynolds out of the UK, True Temper from the USA, Tange from Japan, and Columbus from Italy.  Each brand has many different grades of steel.  Reynolds Reynolds is one of the biggest names in bicycleContinue reading “Guide to vintage road bike steel frame tube manufacturers and types”

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.