Pinnacle Lithium 4 women's hybrid bike review

Whether you're looking for a first bike which can cover multiple terrains, or you're a roadie after an errand runner with bonus trail capabilities, the Lithium has you covered

Cycling Weekly Verdict

If you're seeking a nimble hybrid suited to city slicking alone, you'd better look elsewhere. But if you're after a machine you can take to the streets, whilst also cheerfully exploring the local trails, fields and forests with great abandon, then look no further.

Reasons to buy
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    Competitively priced

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Reasons to avoid
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    Handlebars wide for commuting

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    Flex out the saddle

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The Pinnacle Lithium 4 is a women's hybrid bike. However, its capabilities go far beyond what that title would denote to most cyclists.

After one ride to the shops, I was smiling like a child that's eaten too many yellow skittles - but it was a mixed terrain road, gravel and forest track outing which really ignited my appreciation for this simple but competent machine.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.