Cross-Over hybrids offer both comfort and strength. Crossover hybrids use Front suspension offering additional comfort over rougher terrain . The 700c bigger wheels & tyres allow for low level off road use such as canal tow paths and light woodland use but are still relatively fast on the road.
Great for commuting, Shopping and general pottering around town with light Off Road use. The relaxed riding position adds comfort , and the often included mudguards and racks provide added convenience.
Comfortable to ride
Relaxed ride is less efficient for longer distances
Ride bikes are a slightly more relaxed ride position than a full race bike. A higher head tube, shallow drop bars, curved top tube and longer rear stays give ride bikes a more comfortable and more stable ride with very little drop in performance from a full race bike.
Road Race bikes are built for maximum speed and performance. A lower head tube, deep drop bars, longer top tube and shorter rear stays give race bikes a more stream line and responsive ride with maximum performance.
Also included in this range are the specific Time Trial and Triathalon Cycles, built
to be ultra aerodynamic light, fast & high performance for full on competition.
Gravel bikes use a mountain bike geometry, with dropped handlebar and a hybrid style wheel, which makes them the most versatile road bike, faster on the road with some off-road capability. They also feature many mounting points allowing extra accessories for longer journeys.
More comfortable over a longer ride than CycloCross
Lower geared than a road bike , tend to be not as fast