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Today bicycle designs are many and varied according to the kind of cycling they are to be used for - from load-carrying utility cycles to super-light racing bikes. However the diamond frame remains the post popular accounting for over 75% of frame designs in circulation. Other popular alternatives include the
‘Y’ frame, the folding frame and the step-thru.
The typology given here describes the typical characteristics of some of the most common styles of bicycle currently in use.