Not only will this help to improve comfort, ironing out any rough surfaces, but will also add to the level of grip when the roads are wet.
The vast majority of major bike manufacturers create hybrid bikes – Specialized, Trek, Giant and Boardman are all examples of brands who offer flat bar multi terrain hybrid bikes within their collections.
Read more: Specialized Sirrus hybrid bike review We reviewed an entry level model from this highly popular hybrid range.
The frame is made from high quality aluminium, with a steel fork and effective Shimano Altus groupset.
Where a bike sits on that scale will influence how well it copes with uneven off-road terrain or how speedy it will be on the tarmac.