As cyclists we know that the optimum number of bikes to own is n+1 where n is equal to however many you own today.
Away from all the frame options that exist to serve different cycling disciplines there is the issue of what your bike's frame should be made from. Your knee-jerk reaction may well be carbon fibre, after all, it's what the pros use. However, there's still some life left in steel, aluminium and titanium. Rather than write our own blog we wanted to share this piece from RCUK that covers the subject excellently. Click the image to read the article.