A friend of mine — who knows a lot about bikes — just ordered this one for commuting around town as I do.
It’s not quite a hybrid, rather closer to a mountain bike.
For serious transportation there are mountain bikes for trailes and road bikes for streets, however in the mixed pathways of a commute in the real world a more versatile bike is needed. Trek bicycles has expanded their line of bikes with their Urban lineup featuring this Trek Soho. Built specifically for city biking …
My own Kona Blast mountain bike is going great after 18 months. I’ve been pretty good about maintenance.