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?
Specialized Crosstrail Elite
You take your fitness journey seriously, and the last thing that
you need is to feel restrained by the tools that get you there.
That's why our Crosstrail Elite comes equipped with a suspension
fork with our Fitness Brain technology for fast, efficient, and
intuitive use over any surface. And to build on this blend of
comfort and speed, the frame is built from respectably light and
rugged A1 SL Premium aluminium with a geometry that's made to fit
just right from the minute you get on the bike. Add in a mix of
workhorse components from the likes of Shimano and microSHIFT,
powerful Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, and rack/fender mounts, and
you have a bike that's perfectly equipped to help you hit your
fitness goals with a smile that only the trail can provide.
- 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.
- An SR Suntour NCX fork w/ Fitness Brain technology features
60mm of coil-sprung travel that takes the sting out of bumpy
terrain, while an integrated remote lockout is coupled with our
Fitness Brain technology to promote more climbing and pedaling
- Braking duties are handled by Tektro Flow Set Control hydraulic
disc brakes to ensure effective, consistent, and reliable power
through any kind of terrain or condition.
Confidence and Control
A lightweight aluminium frame employs compact geometry to make
this bike perfect for shorter riders who want a wide-ratio 2x9spd
Take the Rough with the Smooth
The Portobello features a carbon fork to smooth out the road
chatter and dropout eyelets to allow our custom mud guards to be
Giant FastRoad SLR 1
FastRoad SLR gives you the perfect balance of road bike
speed and city bike versatility. It's built on Giant's
ultra-lightweight ALUXX SLR aluminium frameset, which is designed
with an efficient rider position for a smooth, fast ride quality.
Featuring disc brakes and rack mounts, it's great for commuting,
fitness riding and other on-road pursuits.
Giant FastRoad Comax
This agile and smooth-riding flat-bar bike offers an
exhilarating blend of road bike speed and versatility. Engineered
with Giant's CoMax composite and the proprietary D-Fuse seatpost,
the frameset delivers a lively and comfortable ride quality.
Fast-rolling 700c wheels give you confidence and control, whether
you're zipping through the city or out on a training
Giant Rapid 0
Dubbed 'The London Bike' by the development team. The
all-new Rapid features an ALUXX SL frame design and disc brakes for
greater performance when it matters. Lightweight with a highly
formed frame design that demonstrates Giant's engineering prowess,
Rapid is all set for the tough city streets. Fully compatible for
mudguards, racks and equipped with puncture resistant tyres - this
UK inspired ride comes with chiselled frame design styling and a
comfortable stretched out geometry. Striking design as standard and
road bike gearing, makes Rapid the ultimate urban commuter
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