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Novara Pulse Kids' Bike - 2013

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  • Nimble 6061 aluminum frame and chromoly fork are lightweight and stiff for efficient cycling and a lively feel
  • FSA Tempo compact crankset provides youth riders a better fit and feel than a full-size road bike, allowing for more-efficient pedaling
  • Shimano 2300 shifters provide quick, crisp shifts through 16 speeds to tackle varied road terrain
  • Kalloy road handlebar and 26 in. wheels with quick-rolling Kenda tires add up to a fast road machine
  • Velo Junior Race saddle comfortably fits small frames
  • Specs on our Novara Pulse bike are subject to change

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Novara Pulse Kids' Bike - 2013 Specs
Specification
Description
Best use
Road cycling
6061 aluminum
Chromoly
FSA Tempo Compact 50/34
Cartridge
Shimano 2300
Shimano 2300
Shimano 2300
Shimano HG-50 13x26, 8-speed
16
Tektro Oryx cantilevers
Shimano 2300
Weinmann DA 16
Alloy QR
Alloy QR
Kenda Kwik-Roller 26x1.2
Kalloy Road
Alloy
Alloy microadjustable
Velo Jr. Racing
Platform
Alloy
KMC Z 9000
25.4 pounds
How we measure bike weight
Kids'
Frame
Fork
Crankset
Bottom bracket
Shifters
Front derailleur
Rear derailleur
Rear cogs
Number of gears
Brakes
Brake levers
Rims
Front hub
Rear hub
Tires
Handlebar
Stem
Seat post
Saddle
Pedals
Headset
Chain
Weight
Bike weight
Gender

Novara Pulse Kids' Bike - 2013

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Rated 5.0/5 based on 1 reviews
Rated 5out of5
by fromGreat Bike I was looking for my 9-year old's first road bike. As you may have already determined, there are not a lot of choices out there for kid's road bikes. But this bike was exactly what I was looking for. It's a little more money than I was planning on spending, but realized that paying the extra money was worthwhile. Besides, quality kids road bikes have a good resell value. My son just fits the bike, so he will get years of use on it. It is well-designed and components are good quality. One nice and important feature not mentioned here or at the store, is that the reach of the brake levers is adjustable -- making it easier to brake for smaller hands to brake. There are micro-adjustments on the derailleurs and front brake - although not on rear for some reason. But that minor issue is the only thing I would change on this bike. It really is a great bike and my son loves it!
Date published: 2010-11-20

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