While they look a bit like road bikes that someone's popped knobbly tyres on, the spectrum of off-road road bikes ranges from race focussed cyclocross bikes through to the 'Swiss Army Knife' of bikes, the Gravel Bike. If you like the prospect of unrivalled flexibility, a cyclocross or gravel bike could be the best option.

Learn more about Cyclocross here

Learn more about Gravel Bikes here