welcome Thanks for buying an Avanti and welcome to a great riding experience. Your Avanti is designed with you, the rider, in mind using our unique Avanti Design Technology philosophy and is built with quality components throughout, including the very latest in Shimano or SRAM components. If you look after your bike and service it regularly you’ll enjoy years of trouble free riding. Our lifetime warranty supports the confidence we have in the quality of Avanti bicycles and means you can relax and enjoy your riding. In this guide you’ll find some useful information about your bike, how it works and how to look after it. If you’re new to riding or getting back into it after a break there are also some useful tips to make your riding more comfortable, safe and just plain enjoyable. We know you’ll be keen to get riding on your shiny new bike but take some time to read the guide first. Trust us, it’ll be worth it. You should particularly take notice of the safety information warnings throughout - they’re there to help you avoid injury. We recommend you keep the manual handy after the first read too as it’s a useful reference tool. We’re sure you’ll be 100% satisfied with the performance of your Avanti. If you need help at any time, please get in touch with your Avanti Dealer who will be happy to assist. A list of Avanti dealers can be found on avantibikes.com. ! It is important for you, or any rider of the bicycle, to read this manual before your first ride – even if you are an experienced cyclist. Let’s go riding!