Jamis Commuter 4.0

Jamis Commuter 4.0. Available at City Bikes for $869.Review at City Bikes Blog2008 Specs:Frame: 6061 aluminum triple gauge main tubes and stays, sloping design, chainstay disc brake mount, rack/fender mounts, replaceable derailleur hanger, FutureForm polycarbonate fenders. (Sizes: M: 14.5” 16.5” 18.5” 20.5” 22” W: 14.5”, 17.5” )Color: CreamWheels: Weinmann SPHYNX double wall disc rims with […]

Pashley Roadster Classic

Pashley Roadster Classic. Available at Velorution in London for £495.00 (that’s about $989).Pashley has been making quality bikes for 80 years. For more on Pashley’s 80th anniversary, check out:Jim Langley2008 SpecsFrame: Lugged and brazed (sizes: 20.5″, 22.5″ & 24.5)Color: Buckingham BlackGears: Sturmey Archer 3-spd hub gearsWheels: 28″ w/ black rimsBrakes: Sturmey Archer hub brakesPedals: Alloy […]

Pashley Guv’nor

Pashley Guv’nor. Available at Cycle Sense in North Yorkshire for £795.00 (that’s about $1,574).Pashley has been making quality bikes for 80 years. This model is apparently based on one that Pashley built in the 1930’s.I didn’t find any reviews, but the Guv’nor did produce some internet buzz:Jim LangleyBike Radar2007 SpecsFrame: Reynolds 531 lugged and brazed […]

Swobo Sanchez

Swobo Sanchez. Available at Bike Rack with front brake for $625.There’s a lot online about the Sanchez and Swobo generally:Bike Evangelist on Swobo’s Street Bikes.More about Swobo:Mtbr: The Swobo Story.Crooked Cog podcast: An interview with Swobo’s Tim Parr.2008 Specs:Frame: Butted CroMo (sizes: 46, 50, 53, 55, 57, 60, 62 cm)Color: GalvanizedHandlebar: Alloy, 30mm riseBrakes: Not […]

Swobo Folsom

Swobo Folsom. This 1-speed coaster bike is available at Bike Rack for $450.There’s a lot online about Folsom and Swobo generally:Cool Hunting Review and interview with Swobo’s Tim Parr.More about Swobo:Mtbr: The Swobo Story.Crooked Cog podcast: An interview with Swobo’s Tim Parr.2008 Specs:Frame: 7005 butted aluminum (sizes: 16, 20″)Color: Matte GrayHandlebar: Alloy, 4″ riseBrakes: Shimano […]

Swobo Otis

Swobo Otis. Available at Bike Rack for $650.There’s a lot online about this bike and Swobo generally:Competitive Cyclist – a well-written review.Dirt Rag Magazine’s review.Bicycling Magazine: Otis makes its “commute in style” feature.More about Swobo:Mtbr: The Swobo Story.Crooked Cog podcast: An interview with Swobo’s Tim Parr.2008 Specs:Frame: 7005 butted aluminum (sizes: 16, 18, 20, 22″, […]

Raleigh Detour Deluxe

Raleigh Detour Deluxe. Available at Agoura Cycles, Agoura Hills, California, for $ 710.Preview at Commute By Bike.Loads of pics at the Raleigh Bike Blog.2008 Specs:Frame: Atomic 13 Aluminum Hybrid (sizes: 15, 17, 19, 21, 23)Crankset: Shimano TX-71: 28-38-48Rear Derailleur: Shimano DeoreBrakes: Shimano M465 mechanical disc 6″ rotorsCog set: SRAM PG830 (11-32T) 8-spdRims: Weinmann XTB-26 Double […]