Aluminum, Steel, Carbon Fiber, Titanium Alloy Bike, How To Choose The Right Bicycle For A New Cyclist?


At present, the mainframe material is aluminum alloy and carbon fiber, and there are also steel frame and titanium alloy frame, as for bamboo and others,  people do not take it seriously.


Aluminum alloy is the most commonly used material in the market at present. 

It has the advantages of a lightweight, short time hardness and rigidity performance, easy plastic processing, and no rust. The disadvantages are almost no elasticity, accumulated metal fatigue, and poor riding comfort. The aluminum alloy frame is widely used in medium and low-end mountain bikes of large brands.


Carbon fiber frame is commonly known as a carbon frame. 

It has high strength, light weight, various processing methods, first-class concave modeling ability and excellent riding quality. Although the overall strength of the carbon frame is high, the surface hardness is insufficient, slightly delicate, and the price is also high, mostly in high-end mountain bikes.


The steel frame is now more common in the DIY market, 

at present, the brand of steel frame vehicle is not many. Among the steels, molybdenum-iron steel is the most common, easy to process, excellent elasticity, moderate price, but the weight of the low-end pipe is more impressive. The mainstream market has been difficult to find a steel frame figure, but still many people are fond of steel frame unique riding texture.


The titanium alloy frame is lighter on the basis of the steel frame, and durability is first-class, but the price is not cheap, mostly seen in high-end DIY players.

The size of the frame and frame is a problem that many small white users tend to overlook. 

The sizes of different brands are different, and it is not easy to make it clear. The best way is to try riding, or buy according to the corresponding range of height and size are given by each brand, usually not too different.

Then, the answer is very clear. If you are new cycles and has a bit of money, you can choose the titanium bike frame.

XACD can offer you titanium bike frame, child frame, motorcycle frame, recumbent frame, fork, seat post, seat clamp, stem, handlebar, Ti headset, and crank arm, etc. All Ti bike parts can be customized according to your requirements. Hope to talk with you in more details.