Novara Buzz Bike - 2012

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Offering great value as a transportation solution, the Novara Buzz harks from our Mainline series of bikes, blending comfort and utility into a sturdy all-around ride.

  • Features

    • Powder-coated 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-speed drivetrain is made up of SRAM Via crankset, trigger shifters, rear derailleur and Shimano Alivio front derailleur, supplying easy, precise shifts
    • SRAM Via linear-pull brakes make sure work of speed management and offer plenty of clearance for fenders
    • Stout Weinmann DA19 rims are laced onto 36-hole, disc-compatible hubs to stand up to tough road conditions
    • 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, thanks to the plush Velo Buzz saddle, mustache-style handlebar and cork grips
    • Frame and fork feature eyelets for fenders and a rear rack (sold separately)
    • Frame and fork also feature disc brake mounts, which, combined with the disc-compatible hubs, makes it easy to upgrade to disc brakes
    • Just get on and ride, no fancy shoes required—platform pedals accommodate a variety of shoes
    • Specs and images are subject to change

    Imported.

    This bike comes with Coast to Coast Support, which includes:
    • 1 year of free adjustments (see more below)
    • In-store bike assembly
    • Pickup in store or curbside
    • Bike experts available at 170+ bike shops
    REI Co-op Members get more:
    • Free flat tire repairs (labor only; parts not included)
    • 20% off shop services
    More about our free adjustments:
    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

    Frame

    4130 chromoly

    Bike Suspension

    No Suspension

    Fork

    Chromoly pinpoint

    Crankset

    SRAM Via, 48/38/28

    Bottom Bracket

    Truvativ PowerSpline

    Shifters

    SRAM Via

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano Alivio

    Rear Derailleur

    SRAM Via

    Rear Cogs

    SRAM PG-830 11-32, 8-speed

    Number of Gears

    24

    Brake Type

    Rim

    Brakes

    SRAM Via linear-pull

    Brake Levers

    SRAM Via

    Rims

    Weinmann DA19

    Front Hub

    Joytec, 36h

    Rear Hub

    Joytec, 36h

    Wheel Size

    700c

    Tires

    Kenda K-1024, 700x40c

    Handlebar Shape

    Moustache Bar

    Handlebar

    Lee Chi

    Stem

    Kalloy

    Seat Post

    Kalloy

    Saddle

    Velo Buzz

    Pedals

    FPD

    Headset

    FDP

    Chain

    KMC HG-40

    Weight

    29.9 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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