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Our eyes light up at the word, “classic.” A great example is the modern attitude toward the ever-trending beach cruiser bike. Recognized as an icon of the 1940s and 50s, the bike’s popularity has only continued to grow today. The bike remains a flawless balance between recreation and practicality.
Comfort bikes are an everyday bike, the one you use to go to work or shopping. They get you from A to B, replacing the need for driving a car or taking public transport. These bikes support you for long riding sessions without stressing your joints and muscles. Comfort bikes feature anatomical seats, a moderate weight and, most often, shifters and derailleurs.
Since I’m not training for the Tour de France, I don’t want a bike that costs as much as a used car. Mostly I’ll be cruising around town. I may hit the occasional gravel road or some grass in a city park. I’d like to use the least energy for the most speed and have a smooth ride. That puts me in the market for a hybrid bike. My wallet insists that our market is hybrid bikes under $500.
Thinking of using pedal power for your daily commute? Then you're on to a winner. Cycling is good for your health, good for the environment and good for your bank balance. You also have the advantage of being able to cut through the rush hour traffic (much to the annoyance of all those frustrated motorists!).
Hybrid bicycles combine the features of speciality bikes. Hybrids pull components from road, touring and mountain bikes to create a versatile, general purpose bike suited to a large cross section of riders. Of the millions of bikes sold in America in recent years, about 25% were hybrids. This article will focus on the best hybrid bike brands.
Do you prefer the excitement of riding rough trails on a rugged mountain bike on a Saturday afternoon or the pleasure of cycling to the office on a Monday morning? The good news is that with a good quality, lightweight hybrid bike you no longer need to choose. Hybrid bikes are good all-rounders that allow you to own one bike that does it all. I must admit that I wasn’t convinced at first.
A product’s versatility not only spares your wallet, but also saves you time. In a busy world, convenience can no longer be dismissed as an overrated or unattainable goal. The efficiency of our tools is critical. It can mean the difference between having time for the things we love and needing to take another rain check.
Why would you spend money on two when all you need is one? Or at least, so has been the reasoning behind much of the hybrid bike’s popularity. Doing exactly as its name suggests, the bike assembles itself by taking the best qualities from the mountain and city bike. The hybrid embodies the idea of two in one by adopting the speedy, light frame of the city bike and the all-te ...
Just about anyone can use a hybrid bike. From children to grandparents, hybrids are appropriate for a wide variety of cycling purposes. Hybrids, the love child of mountain and road bikes, offer multi-tasking capabilities to all who wish to ride them. They’re good for smooth or bumpy rides and offer an easy trip for those who choose bicycling to conquer their commute.
Hybrid bikes are ideal for commuters and adventurous types alike. They are designed to be used on road or off-road and handle well on various types of terrain (including rocky paths, hills or city streets). If you use your bike to get to and from work during the week, but also want to take it for a ride in the forest on the weekend, then it would be handy to have a list of be ...