Whether you're a step above the six-year-old next door who just ditched the training wheels, a full-blown cycling competitor, or just an enthusiast looking for a new vehicle to make the commute on, you'll find a bike in this roundup that caters to your needs.

We filtered through the top brands in the market for the bicycles that stand out in five major categories—Road Performance and Racing, Mountain Biking, Urban Fitness and Commuting, Pedal Assisted and Motorized Bikes, and Fat Bikes—to bring you this list.

Take your pick, from minimalist machines to high-tech rides and get pedaling.