Riding for local transportation is what we do all year long at Montlake. We can help you figure out what type of bike would suit you best for commuting and how to accessorize it so it can be as easy and enjoyable for you as it is for us.

Bicycle commuters also benefit from the prompt turnaround in our service shop. We know you rely on your bike and can take great care of it for you.

Patrick’s Commuter Bike – The Gunnar Hyper X

“The Hyper X is my ideal commuter. It’s geometry and handling is well suited to my riding needs. It comfortably climbs and descends the Northwest hills. It provides great joy and confidence when riding through the many urban obstacles it traverses.”
– Patrick, Senior Buyer at Montlake Bike Shop

Our Commuting Stock

(Current inventory may vary)

Cannondale CAADX 105 SE
  • Alloy frame
  • Carbon fork
  • Disc brakes
  • Rack and fender mounts
£10,985.00
Cannondale Quick Carbon
  • Carbon Frame/Fork.
  • ​Rack & Fender Mounts
£10,543.00
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Cannondale Quick
The Quick provides an enjoyable riding experience thanks to lightweight frame construction, smooth-riding S.A.V.E. stays and fork, and a moderate, flat handlebar riding position. Light and agile with commute-friendly features like rack and fender mounts, the Quick can get you to your destination comfortably whether it's downtown or the end of the Sammamish River Trail.
  • Aluminum Frame, Carbon Fork.
  • Rack & Fender Mounts.
£10,540.00
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Giant Escape Disc
Ride to work or ride for health, the Escape is the perfect do it all city bike. With easy to operate wide range gearing it will get you up the hills or up to speed. Larger 700c tires and a stable geometry will make your ride comfortable yet still sporty.
  • Disc Brakes.
  • Carbon Fork.
  • Rack and Fender Mounts.
£8,577.00
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Giant Escape
Ride to work or ride for health, the Escape is the perfect do it all city bike. With easy to operate wide range gearing it will get you up the hills or up to speed. Larger 700c tires and a stable geometry will make your ride comfortable yet still sporty.
  • Alloy Fork With Rack Mounts.
  • Rack and Fender Mounts.
£8,575.00
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Giant ToughRoad Drop Bar
With its superlight ALUXX SLR-grade aluminum frame and a lightweight yet smooth-handling composite fork, this quick and efficient go-anywhere bike is ready for adventure. Built around fast and stable 700c wheels and drop-bar positioning, ToughRoad SLR boasts a number of frame features to serve its rugged yet sporty nature. The D-Fuse seatpost smoothes out choppy roads or trails. The disc brake technology gives you all-weather control. And the geometry offers a stable, comfortable, flat-bar position for confident handling in variable conditions and terrain.
£8,525.00
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Giant ToughRoad
With its superlight ALUXX SLR-grade aluminum frame and a lightweight yet smooth-handling composite fork, this quick and efficient go-anywhere bike is ready for adventure. Built around fast and stable 700c wheels and flat-bar positioning, ToughRoad SLR boasts a number of frame features to serve its rugged yet sporty nature. The D-Fuse seatpost smoothes out choppy roads or trails. The disc brake technology gives you all-weather control. And the geometry offers a stable, comfortable, flat-bar position for confident handling in variable conditions and terrain.
£8,525.00
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Giant Contend SL Disc
  • ALUXX SL-grade frame with D-Fuse composite seatpost
  • Composite fork with alloy OverDrive steerer
  • Fender mounts
  • Rear rack mounts
£8,285.00
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Gunnar Hyper-XX
  • Disc brakes
  • Lightweight steel tubing
  • Top tube is free of all cable routing for easier portage
  • Stainless steel dropouts for reduced corrosion
  • Fender eyelets and rear rack mounts
  • Made in USA
£7,965.00
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Gunnar Sport
  • When it’s more about miles than it is the miles per hour. Yet they still want the lightness and performance of a great steel bike.
  • Upright riding position, longer wheelbase and more stable steering makes the miles a pleasure to savor.
  • Fender clearance with 28c tires.
  • Rear rack mounts for commuting, supported tours, randonneuring or credit card touring.
  • Lightweight tubeset flies but is solid enough to give you confidence. You’ll be able to take the climbs with ease and the descents without fear.
£7,230.00
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Gunnar Fastlane
  • Light touring, commuting, or centuries.
  • Disc brakes for great braking in both wet and dry conditions, and reduce wear and tear on rims.
  • Tire options: run anywhere from a 25c to 38c with fenders. Bigger tires give you stable steering for commuting and touring, while skinnier tires make steering more responsive for club rides.
  • Rack and Fender mounts.
£7,170.00
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Liv Alight
Ride to work or ride for health, the Alight is the perfect do it all city bike. With easy to operate wide range gearing it will get you up the hills or up to speed. Larger 700c tires and a stable geometry will make your ride comfortable yet still sporty.
  • Rack and Fender Mounts.
£6,595.00
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