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  • Sturdy aluminum frame features a relaxed geometry to offer stable handling; flat handlebar places the rider in a comfortable, upright riding position
  • Suspension fork provides 63mm of travel to smooth out rough roads; you can lock the suspension out when it isn't needed
  • 24 smooth-shifting gears let you spin easy no matter the terrain or grade
  • Tektro brakes and levers offer confident speed management
  • Comfort-oriented grips and bar ends help support hands
  • Freedom Ryder Sport tires and Weinmann rims provide a smooth-rolling ride for cruising efficiently along roads and bike lanes
  • Accommodates a rear rack and fenders front and back (sold separately), making the Forza great for commuting or running errands
  • Specs on our Novara Forza bike are subject to change


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Frame 6061 aluminum
Bike Suspension Front Suspension
Fork SR NEX, 63mm of travel
Crankset Suntour XCT, 48/38/28
Bottom Bracket Cartrigde
Shifters Shimano Acera
Front Derailleur Shimano FD-M191
Rear Derailleur Shimano Alivio
Rear Cogs SRAM PG-830 11-30, 8-speed
Number of Gears 24
Brake Type Rim Brake
Brakes Tektro M710 linear pull
Brake Levers Tektro
Rims Weinmann Provence
Front Hub Joytech Alloy, 32h
Rear Hub Joytech Alloy, 32h
Wheel Size 700c
Tires Freedom Ryder Sport, 700x35
Handlebar Shape Flat Bar
Handlebar Novara Flat Bar
Stem Novara Alloy
Seat Post Novara Alloy
Saddle Novara Comfort
Pedals Alloy cage
Headset Threadless
Chain KMC Z72
Weight 31.42 pounds
Bike Weight Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.
Gender Unisex