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    Novara Express XX Women's Bike - 2014

    Blending comfort and speed, our Novara Express® XX women's bike offers all the agility and efficiency of a road bike with an upright, comfortable riding position.

    • $678.93
    • $849.00*

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    • 6061 aluminum frame is strong and stiff, supplying quick acceleration and efficient power transfer; shaped seatstays and top tube enhance comfort and performance
    • Fork boasts a tapered alloy steerer with a 1-piece alloy crown for strength and stiffness where it counts; carbon legs help damp road vibrations and reduce weight
    • Flat handlebar positions the rider upright, thereby reducing the stress to hands, neck and back while also improving heads-up visibility
    • Bar ends help you stand over the pedals to power up steep ascents; platform pedals with toe cages let you wear everyday shoes while helping keep feet positioned on pedals
    • Shimano triple crankset and 9-speed cassette provide 27 speeds to handle any grade
    • Shimano trigger shifters and derailleurs offer smooth, precise and dependable shifts
    • Linear-pull brakes ensure easy speed management
    • Shimano hubs are laced onto Weinmann rims and outfitted with puncture-resistant, smooth-rolling and reflective Vittoria Randonneur tires for all-around riding
    • Frame features eyelets for fenders or a rear rack (sold separately) for easy utilitarian upgrading
    • Replaceable rear derailleur hanger helps extend the usable life of the frame
    • Specs on our Novara Express XX women's bike are subject to change

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    Novara Express XX Women's Bike - 2014 Specs
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    Bike commuting & touring
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    6061 aluminum
    Novara carbon
    Shimano Alivio, 48/36/26
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    Shimano Alivio
    Shimano Deore
    SRAM PG-950 11-28, 9-speed
    Rim brake
    Shimano BR-R450
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    Shimano HB-2200-L, 32h
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    Novara Alloy
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    Tapered 1 1/8 / 1 1/4 cartridge
    KMC Z99
    22.29 pounds
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    Front derailleur
    Rear derailleur
    Rear cogs
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    Novara Express XX Women's Bike - 2014

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    Rated 4.5556/5 based on 9 reviews
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromnice light road bike this bike is so easy to ride. I test rode many others , but this fit me best. I am 5'7". It's easy to carry, handles well and the handlebars are comfortable. The only thing is that the seat isn't too soft and might need an upgrade
    Date published: 2014-07-11
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromHave a screwdriver handy if you buy! Overall, I love this bike - it handles really well and is a great commuter. My only beef is that many pieces have fallen off in the 6 months I've owned it: front and rear reflectors keep coming loose, lost a pedal reflector, lost one of the toe clips after it came loose, and the other toe clip constantly needs tightening. Just a minor annoyance, but still a little strange. Be sure and get this bike when you have a 10% off REI products coupon.
    Date published: 2012-11-19
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat bike for many purposes If you can only afford one road bike, this may be the one. It's comfortable for commuting but strong enough for touring. Before my two week tour in Italy I changed the grips to accomodate a mirror, added racks front & back and switched pedals. W/o add-ons the bike is extremely light and great for local races. This is now my most preferred bike.
    Date published: 2012-04-05
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat bike Bought this bike after training/riding for about 3 months. Generally ride in the 25 mile distance with friends. Really enjoy the handling and speed of this bike and would buy again. Great entry price for a flat handled road bike.
    Date published: 2012-06-28
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromNot sure if I was ready for a road bike Wanted to participate in group rides but not sure if I would feel comfortable and confident on a road bike. I have owned this bike for 30 days and have ridden in seven 32 to 35 mile group rides at 17 to 21 mph. Not only is this bike fun to ride but it is economical. The only negative is that the shade of white on the Novara decals do not match.
    Date published: 2013-05-01
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromLOVE IT! This bike exceeds my expections at this price point!
    Date published: 2013-08-14
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromMy wife loves this bike The racing style with the flat bar is the perfect combination for speed and comfort. The components work great and are a terrific value for this price bike. I can now keep up with my husband.
    Date published: 2013-10-02
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromsuper lightweight and easy to ride This is my first 'nice' bike. I got it with the REI 20% coupon. I do the MS150 bike ride and wanted my own my own bike to ride instead of borrowing other people's fancy bikes. I use this bike for everywhere I go; around the city and on paved trails. It is extremely fast, handles great and is extremely responsive. I also love how light it is. I live on the 3rd floor and carry it up after every ride without a problem. The seat isn't the most comfortable but it isn't that bad either. My knowledge of bikes isn't the most technical but I can tell it rides smooth. I'd recommend this bike!
    Date published: 2013-05-12

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