A Guide to Sports Hybrid Bikes.

A Guide to Sports Hybrid Bikes.

What is a Hybrid Bike?

A sports hybrid bike is a cross between a road bike and a mountain bike. This makes them arguably one of the best bikes for commuting, especially in an urban setting. No matter if the surface is rough or smooth a sports hybrid bike can handle the terrain and get you to and from work in style.

Features of a Sports Hybrid Bike.

Flat handlebar like what you would find on a mountain bike, are a typical feature of the Sports Hybrid Bike. This offers a more upright, comfortable and safe riding position – ideal for commuting.

Sports Hybrid Bikes also generally have larger tyres than road bikes, which can comfortably take the bumps in the road, giving you a smoother and safer journey.

Now for the Pros and Cons


  • You benefit from a 2in1, the best of both mountain and road bike in one.
  • Can tackle a far greater range of terrain.
  • Ideal for commuting.
  • Generally made of more lightweight materials.
  • More upright cycling position.


  • Not as fast as a road bike due to the heavier frame and thicker tyres.


Best For:

Sports Hybrid Bicycles are ideal for commuting, particularly in any urban setting. Sound good? If this is the style of bike that you’ve been looking for then we have some great bikes, both ladies’ and men’s and great value with our famous Bike to Work Packages which are packed full of all the accessories you’ll need for commuting safely and in style.


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