Framed has had a legacy of producing simple and fun-to-ride bikes and the Framed Lifted Drop Bar U-Brake bikes is another of such offerings by Framed. The bike comes with a steel frame and a sealed cartridge bottom brackets which give it a retro feel. With simple 1:1 gear ratio, the bike personifies simplicity. The ride quality offered is extremely smooth and delectable. The main goal of framed is to make the riding experience as much fun as possible and flat tires are a major spoiler. That is why this bike comes with a Kenda-K Shield puncture free tires which eliminates the chore of removing or fixing flat tires. If you are looking for a bike that is fun to ride and can be used as a commuter, this bike will perfectly fit the bill.
It is equipped with Hi-Tensile Steel Frame with Steel Fork; Framed Sealed BB Bottom Brackets; Press-in 1-1/8 Headset; Front and Rear Alloy U-Brakes; Kenda K-193 Kwest K-Shield Puncture Resistant Front and Rear Tires (700×28); Framed Race Bar Rap Red Grips; Framed Alloy Handlebar (420 millimetre/ 138 millimetre Drop) ; Framed Alloy A-head 4-Bolt Stem (Extension : 90 millimetre); Framed Bronze Series Saddle; Framed Straight Alloy Seat Post (300 millimetre); Framed 1/8 inches x 46T x170 millimetre Crankset; Framed 46T Steel Chainring; Framed Deep V 700C Alloy 36h Rims; Alloy Sealed Front Hub and Alloy Sealed 14Gx36H Rear Hub.
Simplicity has been the theme of the Framed bikes and this one is no exception. This single speed fixie-style bike offers simplistic features with superior ride quality. The bike comes with a steel frame and a fork which give it a retro feel. Riding the bike is really fun and it is ideal for cruising along the city streets. The bike comes with Kenda K-Shield puncture resistant tires which save you from the hassle of changing flat tires. The bike has a slick and stylish look and feel which will definitely attract some attention.
The brakes function quite well and offer precision braking. One problem with the Framed bike is the saddle which are not up to the market and it does not change with this one also. For a comfortable ride, you must have the saddle replaced.
Assembling the bike is quite easy and straight forward if you possess an aptitude for machines. However, if you have not done anything like this before, you might face a bit of difficulty. In case you are having any trouble assembling this bike, make sure to take it to your local bike shop to set it up.
This bike has not been designed for speed but for a smooth and fun riding experience. If you are looking for a simple, solid and reliable city commuter bike within a small budget, this one is the perfect choice.