Would I be better commuting on a flat barred bike ?
My company has just announced they're going ahead with cyclescheme, and I'm going to buy a new bike for commuting. It's a 21 mile round trip, all on road, with about 1250 feet of climbing. I would like to commute year round (within reason). I don't want to do the journey on a mountain bike, and I already have a reasonable road bike which I'm currently using for the journey. I'm thinking about a flat bar "city" bike with room for a rack, 700C wheels and mudguards. The plan would be to use the cyclescheme again next year to update my road bike. Anyone got any recommendations ?