Bobbin Scout Hybrid Bike [+/-] $1,000

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Bobbin touring cheap under 1000

Another steel option: the Scout is a retro racing-tourer with bags of style and character. If you’ve been seeking a fantasy on wheels, step this way. A Cro-mo steel frame, bar-end shifters, cantilever brakes and hammered mudguards, Scout is a machine to get carried away on. Unfortunately, it comes with a limited 16-speed drivetrain, but can always be upgraded for more demanding tasks.

The lugged steel frame is ready to fit a carrier rack and bottle cages for all your expedition requirements while the rat trap pedals are toeclip-ready.

The Bobbin Scout is a retro-tourer best suited for light touring and bikepacking

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Bobbin Scout – Specs:

  • Mudguard Mounts: Yes
  • Rear Rack Mounts: Yes
  • Number of gears: 16
  • Bottle Cage Mounts: Double
  • Wheel Size: 700c (622)
  • Wheelset: Weinmann rims laced to forged alloy hubs
  • Brake Levers/Gear Shifters/Front Derailleur/Rear Derailleur: Shimano Claris
  • Brake Type: Cantilever
  • Brakes: Dia Compe levers
  • Brake Callipers: Tektro Canti brakes
  • Chainring Size: 48 Tooth, 32 Tooth
  • Cassette Range: 12-32 Tooth
  • Tyres: Kenda Gumwall tyres

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