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    Novara Buzz Bike - 2014

    Our Novara Buzz® offers 24 speeds and beefy tires to tackle varied urban terrain. The sturdy chromoly design is also outfitted with mechanical disc brakes and a performance-oriented riser bar. See details

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    Item # 837487

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    Our Novara Buzz® offers 24 speeds and beefy tires to tackle varied urban terrain. The sturdy chromoly design is also outfitted with mechanical disc brakes and a performance-oriented riser bar.

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    Our Novara Buzz® offers 24 speeds and beefy tires to tackle varied urban terrain. The sturdy chromoly design is also outfitted with mechanical disc brakes and a performance-oriented riser bar.

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    Our Novara Buzz® offers 24 speeds and beefy tires to tackle varied urban terrain. The sturdy chromoly design is also outfitted with mechanical disc brakes and a performance-oriented riser bar.

    • 4130 chromoly frame and pinpoint fork offer a sturdy, heads-up ride that cruises up and down roads with a steely-smooth ride quality
    • 24-gear drivetrain works smoothly and precisely to ensure clean shifts and efficient pedaling, whether spinning up the last hill before home or cruising down the bike path
    • Tektro Aquila mechanical disc brakes make sure, consistent work of managing speed in all conditions so you can ride and brake confidently year-round
    • Tough wheels are laced to loose ball bearing hubs to ensure lasting, smooth-rolling performance
    • Puncture-resistant Kenda tires feature a wide, stable contact patch, versatile tread pattern and reflective sidewalls for enhanced visibility
    • Cockpit has been designed for comfort and an upright ride, thanks to the plush Velo Buzz saddle and riser handlebar
    • Frame and fork feature eyelets for fenders and a rear rack (sold separately)
    • Just get on and ride, no fancy shoes required—platform pedals accommodate a variety of shoes
    • Specs on our Novara Buzz bike are subject to change

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    Novara Buzz Bike - 2014 Specs
    Best use
    Bike commuting & touring
    Hybrid bike
    4130 chromoly
    No suspension
    Truvativ Five D, 48/38/28
    Truvativ PowerSpline
    SRAM X4
    SRAM X4
    SRAM PG-830 11-32, 8-speed
    24 gear(s)
    Disc brake
    Tektro Aquila mechanical disc
    Weinmann DA19
    Joytec, 36h
    Joytec, 36h
    Kenda K-1024, 700x40c
    Riser bar
    Velo Buzz
    KMC HG-40
    29.9 pounds
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    Novara Buzz Bike - 2014

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    Novara Buzz Bike - 2014is rated4.3333out of5by15.
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat RideThis is the first new bike purchase in 30 plus years. I looked at many bikes and brands, this one meets my needs. Wide gear range is nice and brakes are amazing, tires are a good size roll easily with smooth feel. Not as important but on test ride it was easy to drop hands from bar and ride away, since then riding without hands just proves how well the Buzz rides. Good choice for me!
    Date published: 2014-04-18
    Rated5out of5byfromI love my new bike!I got this bike as a commuter, and put a rack and panniers on it. Even with a load, it handles nicely and is easy and fun to ride. It's a nice in-between bike----more comfortable than my road bike, but not as hefty as my mountain bike. The reflective rims are a nice bonus, helping me feel visible and safe. It's winter here, so I haven't ridden it as much as I will after there's no ice, but I anticipate remaining very happy with it!
    Date published: 2014-01-14
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat Bike for Around TownWent back and forth between this and the Big Buzz. Ended up with the Buzz as I liked the steel frame for it's durability and thought the ride was a bit smoother. Bought for cruising around town, occasional rides to work and rehabbing knee surgery. Really no complaints other than the saddle and grips which were both uncomfortable and swapped out. With the 20% members coupon I got a great price. Shifters and brakes are both smooth. Wheelset seems durable and the disc brakes are nice. All in all I feel like I got a good deal.
    Date published: 2013-10-09
    Rated4out of5byfromgreat bikeGot this as a 40th bday gift to replace a used Trek I bought nearly 10ys ago. Man what a difference!!! Should have purchased long long ago... this bike is great for longish weekend rides with the family! I also attached the Yepp toddler carrier and it works great...
    Date published: 2013-08-22
    Rated3out of5byfromGood Commuter bikeNot a bad commuter bike. A bit heavy, but gets the job done.
    Date published: 2013-06-19
    Rated5out of5byfromBuzz to TownGreat new bike. I outfitted it with all sorts of REI bought stuff for commuting to work. It is a 13 mile ride each way. ..some urban roads, some cinder trail and some paved trail. Perfect mixed used setup. This is a really smooth riding heavier bike. Very steady performer.
    Date published: 2013-05-20
    Rated4out of5byfromWon't fit a bike trailer...Will not fit ball hitch found on Chariot and Trek trailers. So if you are hauling kids around, you may want to look elsewhere. On the plus side, REI has a great return policy. As a commuter, it works great on my 18 mi RT ride.
    Date published: 2013-05-19
    Rated4out of5byfromZippy commuter bikeMy primary bike use is for work commuting, errands, and occasional biking events. I was looking to replace my old Novara with something sturdy enough for city riding year-round that is fun to ride, too. I wanted the lighter, spendier version of this bike, the Big Buzz, but was told that the handlebars could not be raised any higher. So I opted for the Buzz and had a handlebar stem extender installed. I am really enjoying the regular Buzz thus far. It handles well, shifts easily, and is a comfortable ride. I like having disc brakes as well. The installed tires are a little fatter than needed, but I can live with that until they need replacing. With the money I saved, I added an assortment of equally fun gadgets!
    Date published: 2013-05-19

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