Hybrids are good, casual, "I just want to go biking" kind of bikes. They have a comfortable upright riding position, medium size tires (for the occasional shortcut across the grass), and a comfortable seat.
These days there are more hybrids and variations thereof from which to choose than ever before; but all are good for riding around the neighborhood, going to the park, or making the occasional run to the market.
Scroll down to see what we carry. It's a pretty good sampling of what's out there to choose from. We carry men's and women's models. (All prices include a kickstand and Intown water bottle.)
This is the first hybrid in our lineup this year. We found the Cameo irresistible: a beautiful, classic, get-around-town bicycle. The upright riding position makes it comfortable. The luggage rack is practical. The fenders give the bike a nice finished look. Seven gears make it easy to pedal, and easy to operate. What's not to like?
If you like the Cameo above, you'll love the Spirit. It's basically the same bike except that it has an aluminum frame that gives it a little lighter, more nimble ride.
Marin Larkspur 2
If you're thinking about a hybrid, think about the Larkspur (or the Kentfield for ladies). The gloss black finish gives it a classic look. The aluminum frame gives it a light, nimble ride. The seat is comfortable, as is the upright riding position, and the twist-grip shifters make it intuitive to operate. This is a great casual bike. It comes in black, black, and black, and we have all three colors in stock.
Jamis Citizen 2.0
For a little more money the Citizen 2.0 comes with a front suspension and a suspension seat post which lend the bike a very smooth ride. The shifting is crisp with Shimano "Rapid Fire" shifters, and like all the Jamis bikes, the Citizen is light and responsive. This is a nice bike. Also available in Radiant Blue.
We recently added the Electra Lofts to our lineup. We like the light, nimble ride, the simplicity of seven gears, and, of course, the classic styling. Come ride this bike. You'll love it. It will look good on you. We carry the men's and women's 7D model, as well as the women's 7i, which is the internally geared 7 speed. The men's 7D is also available in white, the women's in yellow.
Loft 7i $710
Jamis Commuter 2
Ride this bike to work, take it to the market, or just ride it for fun. The rack and fenders are very practical, but we admit, we like them simlpy because of the classic, finished look they give the bike. The riding position is slightly leaned over. It's got eight easy to pedal gears and style to boot. You should come see this bike. We carry the men's and women's models. The women's model is also available in red.
Raleigh Mesika Trail 1.0
$650 (Now $595)
The Mesika is a great urban bike with it's narrower tires, but makes a good off-road bike for the occasional foray off pavement. The Mesika's tough, but in a feminine kind of way. Why a Women's Bike?
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