I want to ride my bicycle
Commuter Bikes are mainly for those cyclists that stick to the
roads although not necessarily exclusively. There are several sub
classifications within the main category of commuter bikes.
These bikes normally have the larger 700C size wheels with tyre
widths of between 25-32mm only slightly wider than a racing bike's
23mm. The bikes are fast on the road and the better quality ones
have the same Shimano or SRAM gears and transmissions as a road
These bikes are essentially mountain bikes with smooth tyres.
The wheels are generally 26" like a mountain bike and the brakes
and gears are the same as a mountain bike too. These bikes cope
with urban riding, kerbs, cycle paths etc. and can cope with a bit
of trail riding as well.
Perhaps the true Hybrid bike combining all the brakes, gears and
front suspension of a mountain bike with the larger 700C size
wheels for good on road performance but also happy on all the
These bikes have 700C wheels like the Adventure and Sports
Commuter but are focused on a lightweight end product. Therefore
they tend to have rigid forks fotr lightness although there are a
few with front suspension forks. The gear range is recreational and
comes from a mountain bike. These bikes are great to get to work on
in the week but happy on the trail at the weekend.
Popular Commuter Bikes
These bikes are either in stock / can be ordered for prompt
delivery. They represent a very small selection of the bikes we
sell so why not pop in to the shop to see the full range?
Giant Escape 3
Built with a lightweight ALUXX aluminium frame that's
designed for smooth-rolling 700c wheels, Escape is a fun, efficient
ride that's versatile enough for city streets or country roads. Its
upright, stable geometry and wide range of gears gives it a sporty
feel for dedicated fitness riders. Its neutral, upright positioning
makes it a great choice for navigating city streets or crowded bike
paths. Whatever road or path you choose, Escape is an adventure
companion that you can always count on.
Giant Roam 3
Built with a lightweight, smooth-riding ALUXX aluminium
frame that's designed specifically for fast-rolling 700c wheels,
Roam is responsive and stable on all kinds of terrain. With a
suspension fork and an off-road-ready handlebar, it can take some
bumps on rugged city roads or dirt trails. The increased frame
clearance lets you float over the rough stuff on wider diameter
If you're going to get in shape you need to move, and nothing
wants to help you move faster than our Sirrus. It takes a
no-nonsense approach to its design, giving you everything that you
need and nothing that you don't. This means that you can expect
reliable components that are built to withstand years of daily
abuse, a lightweight A1 Premium Aluminum frame that's
corrosion-resistant, and comforting Body Geometry components
that'll take the sting out of long rides. Complacency just met its
- The reliable and sturdy A1 Premium aluminium frame features
rack and fender mounts, allowing you to carry gear or to fend off
road spray in inclement weather.
- A steel, straight blade fork provides a responsive ride, while
the fender and rack mounts give you the option to install
rain-fighting fenders and racks that can transport your gear around
- V-brakes are dependable and easy to maintain, so you won't have
to worry about brake bleeds or labor-intensive maintenance to have
awesome stopping power.
Specialized Crosstrail Disc
When you're at the gym, you use equipment that works for you.
Likewise, you need a bike that performs exactly how you need it
to-versatile, comfortable, and efficient. That's why our Crosstrail
Disc comes equipped with a custom suspension fork with a lockout
feature for fast and efficient use over any surface. To build on
this blend of comfort and speed, the frame is built from
respectably light and tough A1 SL Premium aluminium tubing with a
geometry that's made to fit just right from the minute you get on
the bike. Add in a selection of strong, no-fuss components,
reliable mechanical disc brakes, and rack/fender mounts, and you
get a bike that's ready to roll wherever you choose to take it.
- Working with our Body Geometry team, we designed a frame that
strikes the optimal balance between comfort and efficiency. The A1
SL Premium aluminium construction pairs weight savings with rugged
durability, while the rack, fender, and disc mounts give you an
incredibly versatile package.
- Enjoy greater control over varying terrain with a custom,
easy-adjust, Multi-Circuit Damping fork with 60mm of travel that's
tuned for the trail.
- Braking duties are handled by Tektro hydraulic disc brakes to
ensure effective, consistent, and reliable power through any kind
of terrain or condition.
Giant Escape City
Built from the ground up with a tougher outlook and sharp
clean lines, the Escape City comes with an ALUXX frame and fork;
comfort and control come as standard. Responsive handling and
stable frame geometry make for a fast and sporty ride. Escape City
comes fully equipped with racks, mudguards and puncture resistant
tyres so you can take control of the daily commute. Featuring an
internal cable routing, Escape City is designed to last.
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