2016 Retrospec Mars 3 Speed City Bike

what is this?

The Mars three-speed diamond city bike embodies clarity and refinement. With an internal 3-speed hub and a lightweight and very durable steel frame, this bike is just about unstoppable.

The Drivetrain

This bike is equipped with a Sturmey Archer internal hub. Not only has Sturmey Archer been around for over a century, but they’ve also managed to maintain their reputation of excellence throughout it. The internal hub protects the fragile elements from damage and dirt. An unexposed drivetrain means less upkeep over the lifetime of your bike.

Along with the Sturmey Archer three-speed drivetrain, this city bike uses a RevoShift grip shifter. Switching gears with this mechanism is easy and feels natural. Since it’s integrated into the handlebars and grips, you never have to compromise your focus on your ride, which in turn keeps you safer.


The Build

Hand-built. Tig-welded. High-tensile strength steel. Oh, and lightweight. Those are all traits of our extremely durable Mars diamond frame. Its classic shape compliments its undeniable comfort and lasting durability. The progressive geometry encourages an upright riding position, which is ultimately better for your back and neck.

The Accessories

To complete the vintage-inspired look of our city bike line, this three-speed diamond frame is trimmed with a chrome headlight, a mid-century bell, matching fenders, and a polished rear rack. Cushioned grips and saddle make your ride more comfortable, regardless of how far you’re going. The Mars city bike is also equipped with front and rear caliper brakes, keeping you safe and in command of your journey, how and when you stop. Kenda commuter tires will prevent slipping, fully gripping the ground even if it’s wet outside.
 

is this for me?

The Retrospec Mars 3 Speed is the perfect city commuter or weekend cruiser at a great value.

how does it work?

Included Accessories: Chain Guard, Center Mount Kickstand, Classic Bell, Vintage Style Bullet Head Lamp, Fenders, Tools
Frame: Lightweight Hand-Built Diamond High-Tensile Strength Steel Frame with Rack and Fender Braze-Ons
Fork: Lightweight Hand-Built Classic Urban Fork
Bottom Bracket: Neco Sealed Cartridge Bearing 110.5mm
Headset: Neco 1"
Handle-Bar: Alloy Riser City Bars 620mm, 60mm rise, 15° sweep, 25.4 Center
Stem: Alloy 30º Rise, 25.4 Clamp, 1" Quill Stem
Grips: Extra-Soft Brown Rubber
Shifter: Shimano 3-Speed RevoShift Grip-Twist Shifter
Brake & Lever: Alloy Dual Caliper Brake & Alloy Four Finger Lever
Rims: 700c Stars Double-Wall Alloy Rim 30mm with Eyelets 32H w/ Machined Sidewall
Front Hub: 32H with Quick Release Hubs
Rear Hub: Sturmey Archer Three-Speed Internal with Freewheel
Tires: Kenda Commuter 700 x 32c, Gumwall
Tubes: Kenda 700 x 32c, Presta Valve
Crank: Protek Alloy 170mm, 44T Chainring
Chain: KMC Z410, 1/2x1/8"
Seat Post: Alloy 25.4 x 300mm
Seat Clamp: Alloy 28.6
Saddle: Synthetic Leather
Pedals: Urban Pedal Alloy 9/16"
    $ 350.00

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