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Electra Townie 21D Bike - 2013


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  • Flat Foot Technology™ geometry places rider upright for comfortable, heads-up positioning; aft positioning allows a rider to place both feet on the ground at a stop
  • Suspension fork and Townie ergonomic saddle with shock-absorbing elastomers offer bump-smoothing comfort for all-day riding
  • Shimano EZ-Fire Plus trigger shifters and Tourney rear derailleur provide smooth shifting through the 21 gear combinations
  • Linear-pull brakes provide controlled deceleration for easy stopping
  • Semi-slick 26x2.0 tires ensure a smooth and stable ride over a variety of road or gravel surfaces
  • Platform pedals deliver total convenience—no special shoes required
  • One size fits most
  • 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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Best Use Recreational cycling
Frame 6061 aluminum
Bike Suspension Front suspension
Fork SR Suntour XCT
Crankset Forged alloy, 48/38/28
Bottom Bracket Sealed cartridge
Shifters Shimano EZ-Fire Plus
Front derailleur Shimano C051
Rear derailleur Shimano Tourney
Rear cogs Shimano 14-34, 7-speed
Number of gears 21
Brake Type Rim brake
Brakes Linear-pull
Brake Levers Shimano EZ-Fire Plus
Rims Alloy
Front hub Alloy, 32h
Rear hub Alloy, 32h
Wheel size 26 inches
Tires Semi-slick 26x2.0
Handlebar shape Moustache bar
Handlebar Alloy
Stem Alloy
Seat post Alloy pillar
Saddle Ergonomic with elastomer bumpers
Pedals Resin platform
Headset 1-1/8'' threaded steel
Chain KMC Z51
Weight Unavailable
Bike Weight Weight provided is that of the as-sold median size (or the average of two median sizes).
Gender Unisex

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