How Can I tell What Model My Bike Is

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Are you in the market for buying a new bike for yourself? If you believe that the only thing stopping you from buying a bike is your lack of understanding about how to identify the exact model you desire, then this article is for you. Here are some pointers on how to correctly identify a bike model.

Model recognition at a glance:

ELLIPTICAL BIKES

Bikes 3C, 8C, 8S, or 11R

1.The serial number is an 8-digit number found on the round tube, directly below the ElliptiGO patent stamp, between the rear wheel and the kickstand. 12 034 123 is an example of an 8-digit number.

2.You have a 3C model if the gear indicator shows A 1, 2, and 3.

3.You have an 8C or 8S model if the gear indicator shows A 1, 4, and 8. You have an 8S if the steering column folds; if it doesn’t, you have an 8C.

4.You have an 11R model if the gear indicator shows A 1, 6 and 11.

STAND UP BIKES

Stand Up Bike (SUB)

The back frame of the Stand-Up Bike will sport a “SUB” decal near the rear wheel. A serial number is an 8-digit number that may be located near the chain keeper on the top of the frame.

Stand Up Bike (RSUB and MSUB)

  1. The “SUB” decal will be on the rear frame by the rear wheel on the RSUB and MSUB Stand Up Bikes.

The RSUB will have huge tires and a gear indicator on the handlebars that reads 8-1. The front wheel is additionally supported by a stiff fork.

2. The MSUB will be equipped with huge knobby tires and a front suspension fork. It has a total of ten speeds. A serial number is an 8-digit number that may be located near the chain keeper on the top of the frame.

Models of Arcs

The name “Arc” is emblazoned on the bike frame near the back wheel on Arc bikes.

  1. You have an ARC 3 model if the gear indicator indicates A 1, 2, and 3.

2. You have an ARC 8 model if the gear indicator shows A 1, 3, 6, and 8.

3. You have an ARC 24 if you have gear selector units (left and right).

A serial number is an eight-digit number found at the chain keeper on the top of the frame, facing the back wheel.

Trainer

The resistance wheel’s serial number can be seen on the back. As displayed, enter the whole serial number (example: T20001050).

Tips

Try to understand the benefits and drawbacks of several models so that you can quickly decide which one you require.

Conclusion

Different models provide you with various benefits. As a result, you must determine whether or not you are comfortable riding the bike. Examining the models can help you choose whether or not that particular model is appropriate for you and your budget.

FAQs

What is the frame number on my bike?

A frame number is stamped into the metal beneath the bottom bracket on most bicycles. The number will be carved into the surface or put on a sticker if it’s a carbon frame. The frame number is sometimes found on the inside of the chain stay, or on the down tube or top tube.

Is the frame number and the serial number the same?

Yes, the terms “serial number” and “frame number” are interchangeable.

How can I look up the model of my bike on the internet?

STEP 1: The first step is to go to the VAHAN official website. STEP 2: Go to the website’s top navigation menu and select “Know Your Vehicle Details.” STEP 3: Type in the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) or the plate number of the bike you’re looking for information on.

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