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Linus: Gaston 3 spd- 2017

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Linus: Gaston 3 Speed- 2017

THE CAFÉ RACER

Made from 4130 Chromoly for a stiffer, lighter frame and fork. The wrapped leather bar tape will age and patina beautifully with time, and the downtube shifter reduces handlebar clutter. Classy and sporty all in one bike.

 

Colors: Black

Medium: Fits most riders 5'4" - 5'9"

Large: Fits most riders 5'9" - 6'2"

 

Paint 

We apply a second layer of protective clear coat to the paint. It’s more work for us but it makes the paint stronger and more resilient for you. Two coats are better than one. 

Hardware 

Wherever possible, we’ve chosen to make all the nuts, bolts, and washers on our bikes out of stainless steel. Stainless is much more resistant to rust than your typical chrome plated hardware. This small detail extends the life of your bike and helps to preserve its good looks.

Headset

The flat surface of a head set is a place where water often settles and over time rust develops. That why we chose to make our sets out of aluminum so they don’t rust.

Sealed Bearings 

This bike has sealed bearings in the front hub. The advantages of sealed bearings over loose bearings are less friction, no maintenance, and more resistant to grit, grime and weather, making for smooth rides and extending the life of the bike.

Spokes

We use 13 Gauge stainless steel spokes on the rear wheel because they are thicker and stronger than the standard 14 Gauge. Stronger spokes make stronger wheels, which is great when carrying extra weight like groceries or toddlers over bumpy city streets.  

Reflective Tire Wall

This bike has reflective tire walls, greatly enhancing your visibility at night. You can see quite clearly that without the reflective tire wall, a bike is nearly invisible on a dark street.

Internal Gears

This bike is internally geared, which means you have the benefit of multiple gears but without a cumbersome deraileur. For city riding Internal gears have many advantages. They are extremely reliable, require very little maintenanace, you can shift without pedaling, and they're very to use.

 

Specs. 

FRAME SIZE: Medium: 51cm
  Large: 59cm
   
STANDOVER HEIGHT: Medium: 76cm
  Large: 83cm
   
EFFECTIVE TOP TUBE LENGTH: Medium: 55.5 cm
  Large: 59.5 cm
   
WEIGHT: Medium: 14.5kg / 32lbs
  Large: 14.7kg / 32.4lbs
   
FRAME: 4130 chromoly frame
   
FORK: 4130 chromoly fork
   
HEADSET: 1" alloy top/steel base
   
BB SET: Cartridge
   
CRANKSET: 3-piece forged aluminum crank, 170mm, 46T chainring, alloy chainguard
   
SHIFTER: Sturmey Archer down tube shifter
   
FRONT HUB: Sealed bearings, aluminum, 36H
   
REAR HUB: Sturmey Archer 3-speed, freewheel hub
   
COG: Sturmey Archer 18T
   
CHAIN: KMC 410, CP
   
SPOKES: 14 gauge stainless steel w/ brass / CP nipples front, 13 gauge stainless steel w/brass/CP nipples rear
   
RIM: Double walled, alloy rims
   
TIRES: Linus "Elysian" cream, 700x32C with reflective stripe
   
BRAKE LEVERS: Tektro alloy
   
FRONT BRAKES: Tektro R369 alloy dual pivot caliper brakes with quick release
   
REAR BRAKES: Tektro R369 alloy dual pivot caliper brakes with quick release
   
HANDLEBAR: Custom bend polished aluminum handlebar, 590mm x 190mm wide, 25.4mm center clamp
   
GRIPS: Hand-stitched genuine brown leather
   
STEM: Alloy road quill, 100mm x 150mm, 18d rise
   
SEAT POST AND SIZE: Alloy, adjustable, 25.4mm
   
SADDLE: Touring brown leatherette saddle
   
PEDALS: Alloy pedals
   
FENDERS: N/A
   
EXTRAS: Front and rear reflectors, mid-century brass bell, alloy kickstand
   
GASTON FRAME HEIGHT RECOMMENDATIONS: Medium: 5'4" - 5'9" / 162.5cm - 175.2cm
  Large: 5'9" - 6'2" / 175.2cm - 187.9cm

 

*Note: Some riders may be a little outside these height range recommendations but prefer the feel of a larger or smaller size. Stand over height measurement is not as important as how the bike geometry feels while it is being ridden. As long as the rider can reach the ground while sitting on the saddle, even if it's just their toes, this size will be compatible with their height.

 

 

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