The Framed Elite 1.0 is an entry level, lightweight, high-performance bicycle that can be used for exercise, commuting or just for riding. Equipped with an Alloy TIG welded frameset with steel forks, this bike is light, easy to handle and extremely responsive on the road. The Shimano shifters offer smooth and seamless shifting and the front and rear steel brakes have the ability to bring the bike to a quick halt. If you are someone who is thinking to get into biking, this one is one of the best options that you have available on the market. The bike weighs only 30 pounds and has the ability to clock fairly high speeds. The bike is shipped 85% assembled and very little work is require to get it up and running. With its stylish and sporty looks, it is raring to sizzle the city roads with you.
It comes with Alloy TIG Welded Frameset (700Cx28C) with 700C Steel Rigid Fork with TIG Welded Steel Steerer Tube; A-head Headset; Sealed BB Bottom Bracket and Axel; Steel Black Chainring and Steel Black Crank; Z50 Chain; Steel Low-rise Handlebar (W: 600 millimetre and Rise 30 millimetre) with Alloy A-head 4 bolt Stem; Ergo Grips; Steel 14Gx36H Front and Rear Hubs;
The bike has been equipped with Shimano Shifters along with Shimano Front and Rear Derailleurs for smooth, fast and seamless shifting.
The other components that make up the bike are Shimano Shift Levers; 700C Single Wall Alloy Rims (14Gx36H); 700Cx28C Tires with Butyl Tube; Steel Front and Rear Brakes; Alloy Silver Brake Levers with Plastic Black Brackets; PP, 9/16 inches Pedals with Balls; PU Padded Black Saddle; Alloy Seatpost (30 millimetre) and Alloy Seat Clamp with Quick Release.
The Framed Elite 1.0 FT is a city bicycle. It can serve the purpose of a cheap and reliable commuter. The bike is equipped with an aluminium frame which makes it light and easy to handle. The steel fork also does a fairly good job in absorbing the bumps from the road and offers a smooth riding quality. It uses a set of components which have an excellent track record. The Shimano gear shifters do a good job as always and make the gear shifting easy and seamless. It has got a 21 speed gearing system which makes it ready to face any terrain. The tires are puncture resistant and come with quick release feature in the front as well as in the back which makes it incredibly easy to change tires.
The bike is shipped 85% assembled and it is fairly straight forward to set it up and get it going. You might consider some tune ups especially with the derailleurs and the brakes. It is best to pay a visit to your local bike shop to make sure everything is in order. The bike has a stylish and sporty look and comes with a nice price tag. If you are looking for a bike for commuting within the city, this bike is definitely recommended.