- The early 1970s, as a boom in recreational cycling caused manufacturers to concentrate on lightweight (23-30 lb.)
- In the 1980s, U.K. cyclists began to shift from road-only bicycles to all-terrain models such as the mountain bike.
- By 1990, annual U.K. bicycle sales reached an all-time record of 2.8 million, almost all of them were mountain and road/sport models.
- A different situation, however, in order to adapt all terrain with light weight and high speed, Hybrid was born.
HYBRID – child of Road and Mountain
Hybrids typically borrow the flat, straight handlebars and upright seating posture of a mountain bike, which many bicyclists find comfortable and intuitive. Hybrids also employ the lighter weight, thinner wheels and smooth tires of road bikes, allowing for greater speed and less exertion when riding on the road. Hybrid bikes often have places to mount racks and bags for transporting belongings, much like a touring bike.
HYBRID bicycle is widely use by most of camper and explorer due to its convenient. You can drive up the mountain while bringing your house along.