Thelarge tyresmake a big difference. Those who assemble onTownie Balloonproduced inexclusivefromSCHWALBEforElectra, are much more than just an elegant aesthetic choice. With a lower than normal air pressure these loud tires have less resistance to rolling on soft surfaces, such as white sandy beaches in California rather than those of Riccione, Forte dei Marmi or Ostia, out lower section tyres which facilitate the sinking and hence a higher resistance to rolling and less smoothness. Also the largest amount of air in them acts as cushioning element, absorbing small impacts to ensure a fast, smooth and comfortable ride. Reinforced with Kevlar® will be less susceptible to punctures, allowing you to travel the road, faster and with fewer worries. TheTownie Balloonare offered with numerous productions concerning the transmission. You can choose between internal transmission to the rear hub, with3 speed or 8, and drum brakes, or8 speedwithtraditional front derailleurand powerful external brakes. All mounted on fine aluminium rings painted in solid with the color of the frame.
Frame: aluminum gears: Shimano Nexus 8 speed gearbox brakes: front V-BRAKE, rear coaster brake wheels: aluminum 26 tires: Schwalbe Fat Frank 26 x 2.35 Saddle and leather grips