Low Racer FWD

Derived from the same range Low Racer, the FWDFront Wheel Drive : Recumbent bike whose front wheel drive (traction) and where the chain is deviated by pulleys at right angles along the fork. The chain no longer impedes the rotation of the wheel. version, for front wheel drive, takes two 20-inch wheels and a dismountable 2-part frame to facilitate transportation. The result is a bike a little wiser than the Low Racer, the seat is adjustable allowing leisure ride. It remains fast and light. Its small wheels will handicap as soon as the road become less smooth. This bike just released is a good compromise between speed and constraints.

Main Features :

Technical data sheet created/updated 2012-05-13 /2012-07-25
Years of production : Still in production
Bike type : Front wheel drive Low racer
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Wheels : 20x20
Steering : Above Seat Steering (ASSAbove Seat Steering), narrow
Seat : ShellA shell seat, also called "European", is a molded and rigid seat. adjustable
Maximum loadThe maximum load is the maximum mass, excluding bike, of cycling, trailer anf luggage recommended by the manufacturer. : 100 kg220.5 lbs
Minimum/maximum rider height : 1.70 m/2.10 m5.6 ft/ 6.9 ft

Frame and geometry :

Frame materials : 7005 aluminum
Front shock : No suspension
Rear shock : No suspension
Announced weight without pedals : 12.00 kg26.5 lbs
Wheelbase : 1090 mm42.9 in
Seat height : 380 mm15 in
Seat angle : 17 °/22 °
Bracket height : 590 mm23.2 in

Transportation :

Foldable : The frame could be splitted into two parts

Equipement :

Component package : Tiagra /2012
GearGear is the distance covered for one revolution of the crank. Is equal to the diameter of the wheel x the number of teeth chainwheel / number of teeth of the sprocket. range : 2.14 - 7.77 m
Shifter : Shimano R460 flat bar
Front derailer : Shimano Tiagra
Rear derailer : Shimano Tiagra
Crankset : GMA 56/42
Cassette : Shimano Tiagra 11-30 9 speeds
Chain : YBN S10C
Front brake : Avid BB5 (disc 160mm)
Front brake lever : Avid FR5 levier Flat Pull
Rear brake : Avid BB5 (disc 160mm)
Rear brake lever : Avid FR5 levier Flat Pull
Front rim : 20 Inches (ERTRO 406) Jalco X320
Rear rim : 20 Inches (ERTRO 406) Jalco X320
Tire : Kenda K196
Price : 1800 €

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