Showing posts with label Papillionaire. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Papillionaire. Show all posts

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Papillionaire Bicycles

Papillionaire Classic.  All photos are courtesy of Papillionaire Bicycles.

Papillionaire Bicycles was founded in Australia, but is now offering its chromoloy Dutch-style bikes in the United States and has opened a retail shop in Red Hook, Brooklyn. 

Papillionaire's Classic and Sommer models feature internal 3-speed Shimano hubs, fenders, chainguards (they describe them as "half chaincases") and leather saddles. Both bikes sell online starting at $549, currently with free shipping to celebrate their USA launch.

Specifications: Classic

Frame and Fork: Lugged chromoly (CRMO) steel
Frame size: 52cm (20.5″)
Gears: Nexus Shimano 3 speed internal hub.
Brakes: Tektro dual-pivot front and rear caliper brakes
Tyres: Kenda Kwest 700 x 35c (cream or gumwall)
Protectors: Mudguards and half chaincase
Finish: Crafted, durable leather saddles, grips, toe clips and other accessories


Papillionaire Sommer




Specifications: Sommer

Frame and Fork: Lugged chromoly (CRMO) steel
Frame size: 43cm (16.9″)
Gears: Nexus Shimano 3 speed internal hub.
Brakes: Tektro dual-pivot front and rear caliper brakes
Tyres: Kenda Kwest 700 x 35c (cream or gumwall)
Protectors: Mudguards and half chaincase
Finish: Crafted, durable leather saddles, grips & other accessories


The new Papillionaire shop in Brooklyn.