Great deal on a Single Speed Commuter Bike

I saw this at Nashbar’s website. $199.99

This would make a great commuter bike for anyone that’s on a budget. Plus it has fender mounts.

New for 2010, the Hounder Single Speed Road Bike builds on the success of our Single Speed Road Bike with style. The Hounder provides solid, dependable, no-frills transportation and does it while looking good! It’s flat bar provides a more upright and comfortable position. It comes with a 16t freewheel and fixed cog to allow you to choose your riding style. Great for college students, commuters, early season training, and anyone who wants to experience cycling in its simplest, purist form. Color: Black. 27lbs.

* Frame Urban Single Speed Design, Cro Mo, Water Bottle & fender Mounts
* Fork: Triple Butted Cro Mo w/ Fender Mounts
* Headset: Tange 1-1/8″ Threadless
* Handlebars: 1.5″ Riser Bar
* Stem: 10 Degree Drop
* Grips: Velo Diamond Cross
* Brake Levers: Tektro, F & R
* Brake(s): Tektro Dual Pivot Alloy Caliper F & R
* Seat: Velo Black
* Seat Post: Straight Post 27.2, 250mm length
* Crankset: 3-pc Euro Steel, 42T
* Chain: KMC Z410
* Pedal: Wellgo Platform
* Rim: Alex DC19, 32H, Stainless Spokes
* Front Hub: Formula 32H, Nutted
* Rear Hub: Formula Single Speed 32H, Nutted, w/ 16T Freewheel, 16T Fixed Cog
* Tires: 700c X 28
o Seat tube length 49cm 52cm 54cm 56cm 58cm 61cm
o Top tube length 539 546 555 560 563 570
o Head tube angle 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72°
o Seat tube angle 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74°
o Chainstays 415 415 415 415 415 415
o BB height 282 282 282 282 282 282

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