What are the different styles?

As designs evolve, names are changing constantly but there are two main styles Short Wheelbase (where the pedals stick out beyond the front wheel) and Long Wheelbase (where the pedals are behind the front wheel). SWB’s have quick handling and are easy to transport but may ride harshly while LWB’s have slow steering and can be harder to carry but ride softer. There is no superior design, it all comes down to a personal preference. In recent years a new style known as Compact Long Wheelbase has become a popular compromise. The handling is nimble and yet there is no foot overlap with the front wheel.

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