Co-op Cycles CTY 2.1

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Co-op Cycles CTY 2.1. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

12 reasons to buy

  • The Co-op Cycles CTY 2.1 is an affordable hybrid bike.
  • The bike has 63mm of travel in the fork, providing riders with comfort over bumps on paths and roads.
  • Co-op Cycles utilizes a 3 x 8 gear setup. Users found the bike shifted smoothly, with its Shimano drivetrain and shifters.
  • The Shimano M315 brakes on the CTY 2.1 are dependable and extremely responsive, according to testers.
  • Kenda Kick-Back tires provide riders with traction over trails and roads and additional visibility with their reflective sidewalls.
  • The bike's wide gear range allows riders the ability to traverse hilly terrain in the city.
  • Users agree the bike is light enough to carry up stairs and easily transport.
  • Co-op Cycles provides riders with access to assembly videos, which makes assembly an easy and quick process.
  • Testers found the Selle Royal Shadow Plus saddle to be plush and pleasant as they rode the CTY 2.1.
  • Adding a basket or rack allows riders to utilize the bike for commuting or errands.
  • The CTY 2.1 has a well-constructed, durable aluminum frame.
  • Users rave that Co-op Cycles and REI provided them with superior customer service.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Testers found that the bottom bracket creaked after minimal use.
  • Fenders that attach to the wheel cannot be used on the CTY 2.1.

Bottom line

Co-op Cycles’ CTY 2.1 is a delightful bike that excels on city pathways and trails. It’s SR Suntour Nex HLO fork provides riders with 63mm of travel to cushion bumps, as they ride. Adding a basket or rack allows riders to carry gear and groceries. Testers found braking and shifting on the CTY 2.1 to be flawless. Unfortunately, the bike can develop a creaky bottom bracket with minimal use. Fenders that attach to the wheel are not compatible with the CTY 2.1. Many testers described the bike as a dependable and affordable option to meet their commuting needs.

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