The brand new Palisade 21-speed is a road bicycle which can be your perfect companion if you are looking for a bike to cruise along the paved town or city streets or for commuting within the city. This bike comes equipped with an alloy frameset which makes it light and as a result, it is extremely easy to handle. The alloy fork of this bike efficiently absorbs the hits and bumps off the road and offers a smooth ride quality. The bike comes with Shimano Tourney Revo shifters and Shimano Altus derailleurs which provide fast, precise and seamless gear shifting and offer a 21-speed gear range which enables it to handle any kind of terrain. This bike comes with Alloy Linear Pull brakes which do a fine job in bringing the bike to a quick halt. The bike looks stylish and elegant and it certainly attracts some attention. This bike offers a complete package of style, performance, durability and comfort within a small budget. It has all the qualities of a superb city commuter bicycle and if you are looking for one, there are none better than this one in this price range.
The SE Palisade comes equipped with SE1 Alloy Frameset with H2O mount; SE1 Rear Triangle along with Replaceable Hanger; Suntour SF9-M3000AL Fork (700C) with 1-1/8th Hi-Ten Steerer; Prowheel Crankset (7 speed, 48/38/28T); Cartridge Bottom Bracket; Resin Body Pedals (with Kraton Rubber); Shimano Altus Front Derailleur; Shimano Altus Series Rear Derailleur (7-speed); Fixed Start Chain(7-speed); Alloy Single Walled Rims (36H); Alloy Formula Hubs; ED Spokes with Brass Nipples; Hybrid Tires (27 tpi, 700c x 35c); Alloy Liner Pull Brake Set; Alloy 3 Finger Brake Levers with Resin Handlebar Mount; Neco 1-1/8’’ Threaded Headset woth Caged Bearings and Sealed Lock-out Nut; Steel Handlebar with 80 millimetre Rise (Sweep 25o, 25.4 millimetre Clamp); Kraton Rubber Grips; SE Saddle with Comfortable Foam Padding and Steel Rails and Alloy Suspension Seatpost (27.2 millimetre x 300 millimetre).
The Palisade by SE Bikes is a city commuter bike which can be used for commuting within the city, exercising or just coasting along the paved town or city streets. The weight of this bike is only 29.5 pounds and it is extremely easy to handle the bike. It comes with an alloy frameset and fork which do a fine job in keeping the bike’s weight in check and offering a smooth ride quality respectively. The Shimano component equipped drive-train with Shimano Tourney Revo shifters do a fine job in providing precise and smooth shifting. The bike has a slick and elegant look and it certainly impresses with its style.
The bike does not ship assembled and if you have not assembled a bike before, take it to your local bike shop. Keep in mind that the warranty is invalid unless the bike is assembled by a professional bike mechanic. The wheels are the only downside of this bike. They are a bit on the thinner side and it is best to have them replaced for a hassle free ride experience.
Overall, the bike succeeds in flying colours as a city commuter bike. The performance of this bike is great and the bike is extremely easy to handle. The ride quality offered is quite smooth and the price point at which the bike is offered is extremely reasonable. The bike offers you a comfortable ride experience coupled with fun and performance and if you are looking for a bike for commuting within the city, this bike can perfectly fit the bill.