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Breezer Downtown 8 Hybrid Bike 2016 Model
The Downtown is Breezer's classic chromoly steel town bike: 700C wheels, fully equipped with matching fenders and chainguard, and available in eight different sizes. With Joe's advanced town bike geometry, Downtowns are easy to ride, simple to operate, and ready to go whenever you are.
Designed for great performance, ergonomic efficiency and exceptional handling, the Downtown 8 will deliver supreme comfort and style. The foundation of the Breezer Downtown 8 is a classic Hi-Ten Steel frame with the Breezer "Breeze-In" Dropouts. The "dropout" part of the frame is where your rear wheel's axle attaches to the frame. Joe Breeze's iconic Breeze-In drop out offers twice the rigidity and half the weight of standard dropouts. Breeze-Ins enable the stays to extend as close as possible to the rear axle and improves everything from the ride, to shifting and wheel changes. Steel frames are a favorite for many cyclists because of the materials ability to absorb vibration, making it a soft, comfortable ride.
The drivetrain is an Internal Nexus 8-speed hub for an expanded gear range for tackling both the hills and flats with easy to use twist shifrer that provides reliable performance and very low maintenance. Equipped with mountain bike brakes, the Downtown 8 offers the security of sure-stopping power when you are ready to slow down the smooth rolling 700c wheels. Rounded out with fenders, a chaninguard and a rear carrier rack, the Downtown 8 will take you anywhere you want to go.
Special Features of the Downtown 8:
- Breezer Hi-Ten Steel
- Breeze-In Dropouts
- Shimano Nexus Internal 8 Speed Hub
- Dual fenders
- Rear Carrier Rack
- 700c Wheels
Breezer 2016 Downtown 8 Full Specs:
- Sizes: Diamond Frame S (48cm), M (52cm), L (56cm), XL (60cm)
- Color(s): Gloss Red w/ Cream
- Main frame: Breezer Chromoly Steel, Dual Water Bottle Mounts
- Rear triangle: Breezer Chromoly Steel
- Fork: Breezer Steel
- Crankset: Breezer Aluminum, 38T
- Bottom bracket: VP-BC73C Cartridge-Style
- Pedals: Alloy Body, Chromoly Axle
- Shifters: Shimano Nexus 8 Revo-Shift, 8-Speed
- Cassette: Shimano, 18T
- Chain: KMC
- Wheelset: Breezer Aluminum Front / Nexus 8 Rear 36H Hubs, Vera DPM18 Aluminum Double-Wall GSW Rims
- Tires: Vera CityWide Plus, 700Cx35 with Puncture Protection
- Brake set: Breezer Aluminum Linear Pull, Cold-Forged, Stainless Hardware
- Brake levers: Breezer Aluminum, 4-Finger Ergonomic w/ Kraton Grip
- Headset: FSA Sealed, 1 1/8”, Threaded
- Handlebar: Breezer North Road Aluminum, 25.4, 26mm Rise, 590mm Wide, 33° Sweep
- Stem: Breezer Aluminum, 25.4, Quill-Style
- Tape/grip: Breezer Perforated Comfort
- Saddle: Breezer Comfort Saddle
- Seat post: Breezer Aluminum, 27.2mm
- Fenders : Steel, Stainless Hardware
- Rear Carrier: Breezer Tubular Aluminum w/ Spring Clip
- Other: Chainguard, Kickstand, Bell
- Weight: 15.37 kgs / 33.81 lbs
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