Retrospec Bicycles brings you the industry-leading fixie: The Mantra. This model of the fixed gear bicycle contains simplicity and ingenuity into its design. Los Angeles-based company Retrospec Bicycles designs, manufactures, and distributes these babies with an array of upgrades, such a lot impressively of which might be the sealed cartridge bearing hubs. These hubs are a very important element for city street cyclists. Not only do they reinforce the smoothness of your two-wheeled excursion, but additionally they in the end increase the sturdiness and lifespan of your wheels. The hand-built tig-welded “urban comfort” design high tensile strength steel frame and fork have bar spin clearance, horizontal drop outs, and no toe overlap. Other notable upgrades include platform pedals with included FGFS straps (removable), Kenda Kwest Commuter tires, integrated seat post, free headlight, bike tools included and awesome double-wall super deep-v Stars rims. We only include brand name components from the easiest end suppliers on all of our bikes, so you shouldn’t have to fret about switching bits and pieces out. Our Mantra also includes a flip-flop hub at the rear wheel. This implies you’ll be able to ride fixed-gear or single-speed. We adore having choices and we all know you do, too. By simply flipping the rear wheel around, you’ll be able to make a selection to change into you bicycle from a fixie to a single-speed with a freewheel and back again. Somewhat than riding fixed-gear, all through which your motion and exerted energy correlate to the space travelled, you’ll be able to ride a freewheeling bicycle, like each and every other bicycle you might have ever had the pleasure of riding. It is as much as you. What are you looking ahead to? Get riding.
2014 Model with many upgrades such as sealed bearing hubs, integrated seat clamp, platform pedals, water bottle mounts and kick stand mount
Fixie bike with Super Deep-V rims and a flip-flop hub so you’ll be able to ride fixed-gear or single-speed
Includes free headlight, bike tools, Retrospec FGFS straps and reflectors
Hand-built Urban Comfort frame is easiest for cruising at the beach, an alley cat race and the whole thing in between
Standard with Kenda Kwest Tires, the easiest commuter tire designed with smooth rounded tread with large water dispersion grooves