Details about Melon Bicycles 20" Folding Bike Aluminum Frame 8 Speed Red microSHIFTSee original listing
07 May, 2014 05:30:29 AEST
Approximately AU $417.90(including postage)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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20? Commuter Bike, Folder
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This is a listing for one, new-in-box melon slice Folding Bike in White or Red with 20" Wheels. This product comes with all equipment necessary to ride out of the box. Pictures are provided below to show you what you will receive with this product. Some assembly may be required.
Optional accessories, such as the melon folding bike bag ($69) and melon folding bike fenders/mudguards($14.95) are available after the auction.
Be prepared for some serious fun with 20" Wheels!
Melon folding bikes are engineered just like conventional hybrid, fitness, and commuting bicycles, with one exception: 20" wheels. Twenty inch wheels provide incredible maneuverability and stability while allowing you to conquer any terrain with only 8 gears. Borrowing from mountain and road bike technology, we've designed melon folding bicycles from the wheels up with superior components for smooth shifting, firm braking, and a comfortable upright riding position. Use your melon bike's folding ability to take it anywhere with ease. Looking for a serious foldable bike that makes riding easy and fun? Use your melon! The melon slice folding bicycle takes riding convenience to the next level. You will never need to wrestle with a bike rack again-but that is just the start-wait until you ride it! The slice is a zippy, great handling, sturdy bicycle guaranteed to put a smile on your face. You’ll soon think of your slice as a bike that folds, not a folding bike.
Folding bike simplicity:
The slice is designed with an extra large front chainring that provides the gear ratios necessary to conquer any terrain with only 8 gears. We believe that for most people, 24 or 27 gears are completely unnecessary and just get in the way of your enjoyable riding experience. The microSHIFT grip shifter makes shifting completely intuitive and fun; you click the grip away from you to go to the next higher gear and towards you to go to the next lower gear. The large numerical display by the hand grip lets you see what gear you are in at a glance.
Lightweight foldable bike:
The slice is made from lightweight 7005 aluminum and is easy to put in and out of the trunk, carry into the office or classroom, or store in the apartment closet. The seat is comfortable but firm, allowing you to stay in the saddle as long as you like. The rear mounted kickstand is out of the way but convenient for those moments when you actually have to stop riding. High quality rims and high-powered V-brakes round out the design.
We designed the slice as the 20" wheel, easily transported alternative to conventional comfort, hybrid, fitness, and commuting bikes. An upright riding position makes for an enjoyable day in the saddle. All this said, we never get enough of seeing a person’s face light up the first time that they GO2O. If you are ready for some serious fun, the slice folding bike is the one for you.
Frame: 7005 aluminum-octagon shape
Folded Size: 34"L x 27"H x 13"W
Folding Time: 15 seconds
Weight: 25.5 lbs
Suggested Rider Height :4’-8" to 6’-4"
Maximum Rider Weight 240 lbs
Crankset: Prowheel Forged 452PP
Chain: KMC Z7 118L
Hubs: Joytec Alloy Quick Release
Spokes: 14G Steel, 12mm brass CP nipples
Rims: HJC 20"
Tire: Kenda K909, 20"x1.75"
Shifter: microSHIFT MS29-8
Rear Derailleur: microSHIFT RD-43S
Cassette: DNP 8-SP 11-28T
Brakes: Alloy V brakes
Brake Levers: Black 2.5 Finger Alloy
Pedals: VP folding pedal
Seat Post 30.4x600mm
Handlebar: 22.5mmx560mm, swept 6 degrees
Stem: 323mm folding
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