Road bikes are lightweight and built for travelling at speed on paved roads.
Mountain bikes are rugged and strong, built for travelling off-road and across country.
Commuter & hybrid bikes are general purpose bikes, designed to be used on many surfaces.
Commuter & hybrid
Touring bikes are robust, comfortable and capable of carrying heavy loads over long distances.
A time trial bike is a racing bike which is designed to be aerodynamically efficient.
A cyclo-cross bicycle is a bicycle specifically designed for racing on mud, tarmac, gravel and grass.
BMX bikes are designed mainly for dirt and skate park cycling.
For carrying children, cargo, or both.