Hybrid has become somewhat of a fashionable word. Hybrid cars, hybrid mp3 players and hybrid computers are all technological advances that have been designed to combine the most useful features to enhance their usability and performance, and hybrid bikes work just the same.
In recent years a demand for commuter and recreational bicycles rose and with this the industry started to produce hybrid bikes. Also known as city, cross and commuter bikes, they combine the best features from road racing and mountain bikes to ensure they provide comfort and can be rode over various road surfaces.
As they don’t need to be as strong as mountain bikes they are built lighter with thinner tyres for ease when riding them on roads. However, the joy is that if you fancied doing a bit of off-road biking on your way home from work a hybrid bike would more than suffice!
Designed to be a multi-functional bike, they do offer powerful brakes and hill-climbing gears making them just as useful for serious biking as they are fro recreational use. One of the main advantages of the hybrid bike is that it is one bike that does it, meaning you don’t have to spend extra money having one bike for your commute and one bike for the mountain biking.
Starting from £149.99,at www.fieldandtrek.com/
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