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Novara Safari is a mountain-bike/touring hybrid that can handle dirt roads and heavy loads. Spec’d with easily maintained Shimano V-Brakes®, it’s set up for the option to switch to disc.

  • Features

    • Double-butted Reynolds 520 steel frame and fork are built for solid handling under heavy loads; dynamo guides on fork make for easy mounting
    • Frame and fork also feature disc brake mounts and disc hubs for an easy brake upgrade
    • Shimano 27-speed drivetrain is designed for ease of use and reliability with low maintenance; ideal for the loads and long distances of touring
    • SRAM Attack twist shifters offer easy, intuitive shifting; custom-shaped handle bar supplies a wide range of hand positions
    • Stout Weinmann rims and Continental Town Ride tires ensure reliable rolling performance on- or off-road
    • Leather-topped saddle and handle bar tape offer lasting use and comfort
    • Comes ready to travel with a sturdy aluminum rear rack that's been updated to better fit panniers and offers improved clearance for disc brakes
    • Please note: Size Small has 26 in. (650c) wheels; sizes Medium, Large and X Large have 29 in. (700c) wheels
    • The Small-size frame uses 26 in. wheels in order to optimize fit and versatility for smaller riders
    • Specs on the Novara Safari are subject to change

    Imported.

    Free Adjustment Period:
    New bikes go through a normal break-in period, after which they should be readjusted. All bicycles sold at REI include free adjustments for one year after purchase date—as many times as you need. Included: derailleur and brake adjustments, lateral wheel truing, hub and headset bearing adjustments, tire inflation and chain lubrication. Not included: replacement or installation of new components or accessories, any other services. Call your local REI Co-op Bike Shop for more information.
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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Bike Commuting

    Bike Frame Material

    Steel

    Frame

    Reynolds 520 Chromoly

    Fork

    Chromoly

    Crankset

    Shimano FC-M521-S, 48/36/26

    Bottom Bracket

    Shimano

    Shifters

    SRAM Attack

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano Deore

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano Deore

    Rear Cogs

    Shimano HG50 11-32, 9-speed

    Number of Gears

    27

    Brake Type

    Rim Brake

    Brakes

    Shimano M590

    Brake Levers

    Shimano Deore

    Rims

    Weinmann XTB-26

    Front Hub

    Shimano Deore, 36h

    Rear Hub

    Shimano Deore, 36h

    Wheel Size

    700c

    Tires

    Continental Town Ride, 700x42 / 26x1.75

    Handlebar Shape

    Moustache Bar

    Handlebar

    Kalloy Safari

    Stem

    Kalloy

    Seat Post

    Kalloy

    Saddle

    WTB Pure V Race

    Pedals

    FPD

    Headset

    FPD

    Chain

    Shimano HG53

    Weight

    29.89 pounds

    Bike Weight

    Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.

    Gender

    Unisex

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