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Hit The Trails

Bike Breakdown

The experts at Elite Cycling in Leawood give us a breakdown of some of their most popular road and trail bikes.

Giant Fastroad E+

Travel fast in urban environments and city paths with the Fastroad E+ from Giant. It features a compact, yet powerful motor that offers smooth and instantaneous power to cruise up hills and ride longer distances. E-Bikes deliver natural feeling power that blends seamlessly with your own pedaling forces so you can ride farther and faster with less effort.

Cervelo Caledonia

We have an amazing community of local cycling clubs and groups that put on nightly group road rides around town. If you are looking for a modern road bike look no further than the Caledonia. Modern road riders are looking for bikes to handle long-distance, high pace, no limits, and offer maximum fun. The Caledonia delivers performance, comfort, and speed. Oh, and you can fit a 34mm tire in there.

3T Exploro Race

We love the one bike to rule them all. The 3T Exploro Race is just that and it is at home on both road and gravel. Next-level aerodynamics with a rear wheel cutout, narrow headtube, bottle shielding downtube and aero profiles all around makes this bike the total package. 

Trek Fuel EX 8

Kansas City offers more than 150 miles of single track mountain bike trails in and around the Metro. Swope Park, Blue River and Shawnee Mission Park are just a few of the amazing trails here in KC. The Trek Fuel EX 8 is the ideal trail bike for riders who want a versatile full suspension ripper that makes soul-crushing climbs less painful but can also huck rowdy trails. It hits the sweet spot of value and performance in Trek's mountain bike lineup by combining high-end parts with a stout but light alloy frame.

Giant Talon 2

If you are looking to just get your feet wet in the world of mountain biking, enter the Giant Talon 2. This all aluminum hardtail is made for aspiring singletrack riders. It features stable, fast-rolling 29-inch or more-playful 27.5-inch wheels, so you can push the pace on the climbs and let loose on the descents.

Trek FX 2

Need the perfect bike to explore our local city paths? The FX 2 is right at home on the Tomahawk, Indian and Rock Island Trails. The Trek FX 2 Disc is a stylish and versatile hybrid bike with disc brakes that let you stop on a dime and ask for change, even when the weather isn't cooperating. Train, commute or ride for fun with the lightweight Alpha Gold Aluminum frame, 18 speeds, and semi-skinny tires that are fast on the road and stable on loose terrain.