Have you been splitting hairs deciding over what type of bicycle to get for yourself or your kid? Why not just find a hybrid bike? Hybrid bikes take some of the best features of all the different bikes so that you can do it all with a single bike that meets all your needs for all terrains and surfaces.
Well, you can build your own bike too, if you fancy. And you can do that at Six Three Zero. With their unique Customizer feature, you choose your color, speed and accessories, just like a canvas but for your bike, and Six Three Zero will build it for you and deliver it to your doorstep.
A hybrid bike is a good choice if you’re mainly using your bike for commuting to and from work, maybe with the odd bit of recreational riding during the weekend. Hybrid bikes are ideal for riders just getting in to cycling: the best hybrid bikes will be good enough to cope with all sorts of terrain and surface without fuss, hopefully helping you to enjoy your cycling and get more involved in this great sport.
But what should you be looking for to make sure you get the best bang for your buck?
Features to expect on a hybrid bike include:
1. Compared to road bikes, the best hybrid bikes will come with wider tires. The width will vary, but it will generally be something between 28mm and 42mm. Not only will this help to improve comfort, ironing out any rough surfaces, but will also add to the level of grip when the roads are wet.
2. All of the best hybrid bikes should come with eyelets in the frame that will allow it to take a pannier rack.
3. You should also find a hybrid bike that has plenty of clearance between the frame and the tire to enable you to fit mudguards, as well as eyelets so you can fit ones with better coverage, rather than flimsy clip on ones.
Bicycles are freedom. They provide everything that you need – exercise, fun, transportation, and meditation all in one. Before you head to the bike shop to choose your favorite bike from a range of city bikes, hybrid bikes and mountain bikes, it’s helpful if you equip yourself with all the little details that will make the bike buying process easier.