Log In

Find Stores

View Basket

Skip to content, main navigation, footer navigation or
The Hargroves Christmas Shop Is Now Open
Basket £0.00
0 items in Basket

BUYERS GUIDE TO: COMMUTING BIKES

Commuting bikes are designed for the commuter riding their bicycle from home to the office through traffic and across town. These bikes are often ridden hard through all weathers and must be light and nimble enough to move at a high pace in and around encroaching traffic.

Commuting bikes can have either 26" mountain bike size wheels with low tread tyres which offers a strong wheel, with fast acceleration and nimble characteristics in and around traffic. Alternatively the wheels will be a 700c road bike type which are faster and more efficient on the go but not as strong.

Generally commuting bikes will have a slightly more aerodynamic seating position than a hybrid or a comfort type bike. Check out the Specialized Sirrus range.

Hybrid Bikes - Finding the Right Size
Your Height Your Inseam Length Bike Frame Size
4'11" - 5'3" 25” - 27” 13 - 15 inches
5'3" - 5'7" 27" - 29" 15 to 17 inches
5'7" - 5'11" 29" - 31" 17 to 19 inches
5'11" - 6'2" 31" - 33" 19 to 21 inches
6'2" - 6'4" 33" - 35" 21 to 23 inches
6'4" and up 35" and up 23 inches and up

Learn more about the different types of hybrid bike available: