The Ridgeback Velocity 2015 Womens Hybrid Bike with an open frame is an ideal bike if you find yourself commuting to and from work or if you are starting to cycle into town or leisurely on the weekends. The bike is versatile and stylish with the durability needed for everyday use. A short test ride of one of these benchmark commuter hybrids will confirm why so many people choose a bike from this popular category. Ridgeback have combined all 3 kinds of cycling into one bike with the strength of a mountain bike, road bike geometry and smooth rolling 700c wheels which all work together to give you a smooth and relaxing ride. Reliability is essential when a bike is used for daily transport. A full Shimano drivetrain ensures accurate and consistent shifting over time whilst Continental puncture resistant tyres make a significant contribution to many puncture free miles. Mudguard and rack fittings are standard on all Metro models. With a wide range of gears you are able to deal with all terrains and road gradients thrown at you. Overall the Ridgeback Velocity is easy on the eye, practical and a fun way to get through town or to work.