Five steps to the perfect bike (regardless if it's women's specific or not)

What to look for when creating the perfect bike, as a female cyclist

This feature appears in our celebratory women's issue of Cycling Weekly, guest-edited by Elinor Barker and in shops from March 4 - March 10

Most women will buy a Venus over a Mach 3, but both razors will do a perfectly good job at removing leg hair. It’s not uncommon to carry this buying pattern over to bikes. However, buying a new bike is a far more significant purchase than buying hair removal products, so it's important to bear in mind that focussing on women's specific machines will- rightly or wrongly- limit your options.

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