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Electra Townie Euro 8i Bike

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With a little bit of Euro and a whole lotta cool, the Townie Euro 8i bike is well suited to cruising, commuting and casual riding—and it's outfitted with a host of useful accessories.

  • Frame geometry places bottom bracket and pedals well ahead of the seatpost, resulting in a lower center of gravity, full leg extension and increased comfort
  • Geometry places rider upright for comfortable, heads-up positioning; aft positioning allows a rider to place both feet on the ground at a stop
  • Lightweight aluminum frame provides vertical stiffness for prompt acceleration and power in climbs
  • Shimano Nexus internal 8-speed rear hub provides smooth, intuitive shifting controlled by easy-to-use Shimano Revo twist-grip shifter
  • Nexus roller brakes with their four-finger levers provide controlled deceleration while semi-slick 700x38 tires ensure a smooth and stable ride over a variety of surfaces
  • Adjustable seatpost and handlebar stem let you dial in the fit for nothing but comfort; with so much adjustability, one size fits most people
  • Loaded with lots of useful accessories, including a dynamo-powered halogen headlight, battery-powered LED rear light and an alloy rear rack with strap
  • Convenient platform pedals require no special shoes, and the full-length chainguard and aluminum fenders keep clothes free of dirt and oil
  • Specs are subject to change

Fitting an Electra bike is easy. Start by setting the saddle to its lowest position and then stand over it with both feet flat on the ground. Next, simply raise the saddle until it rests in the crotch. Tighten it in place, and that's it— you're done! After an initial break-in period you might notice your bicycle performing less responsively than the day you brought it home. Not to worry, this is typical of all new bicycles and simply reflects that cables have stretched or their housings have seated themselves into final position. To keep running at peak performance, all REI bicycles come with a FREE warranty tune-up, which should be accomplished between the first 100-200 miles of riding or after the first two months if you're accumulating miles less quickly. Contact your nearest REI bike shop for details and an appointment for this important service.

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Electra Townie Euro 8i Bike Specs
Specification
Description
Best use
Recreational cycling
Cruiser bike
Aluminum
6061 Aluminum
No suspension
Hi-Ten Steel Unicrown
Forged Alloy, 44T
Sealed cartridge
Shimano Revo Twist
Shimano 22t
8
Drum brake
Shimano Nexus Roller
Shimano Nexus 4-finger, reach-adjustable
Alloy
Shimano Dynamo Generator, 36h
Shimano Nexus 8-speed, 36h
700c
City Tires 700x38
Riser bar
Alloy
Alloy adjustable
Alloy Micro Adjust pillar
Ergonomic with elastomer bumpers
Alloy platform
1-1/8'' threaded steel
KMC
Unavailable
How we measure bike weight
Unisex
Bike style
Bike frame material
Frame
Bike suspension
Fork
Crankset
Bottom bracket
Shifters
Rear cogs
Number of gears
Brake type
Brakes
Brake levers
Rims
Front hub
Rear hub
Wheel size
Tires
Handlebar shape
Handlebar
Stem
Seat post
Saddle
Pedals
Headset
Chain
Weight
Bike weight
Gender

Electra Townie Euro 8i Bike

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