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Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the Pure Cycles Urban Commuter Bike. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
14 reasons to buy
- A chromoly frame, disc brakes, SRAM drivetrain and WTB tires spoke good value.
- The SRAM X4 shifter offered responsive gear changes.
- Tektro M280 mechanical disc brakes halted riders swiftly.
- An 8-speed drivetrain suited urban errands and commutes.
- Aficionados found the curved, ‘klunker-style’ frame to be good lookin’.
- The Urban Commuter’s ride position was comfortable and easy in the city.
- An owner described this deceptively casual commuter as unexpectedly nimble.
- The ‘Peli Blue’ colorway was admired for its understated style.
- ‘Urban Arc’ handlebars mix vintage, cruiser and modern aesthetics.
- Online instructions were easy to follow for some buyers.
- Buyers were pleased with direct-sale, ‘full-assembly’ options.
- Versatility? One parent enjoyed riding rail-trails while using a baby seat.
- WTB’s ‘Comfort V’ saddle was, reportedly, ‘v. comfortable’.
- A lifetime frame and fork warranty reassured owners.
4 reasons not to buy
- A test-rider felt that the weight was a little on the heavy side.
- Some owners felt that instructions didn’t cover brake and derailleur adjustment.
- A few owners pointed out that paintwork was vulnerable to scratching.
- One reviewer didn’t gel with the WTB saddle.
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Pure Cycles Urban Commuter Bike | Cruiser Styling + Commute Friendly
I like that I can ride something that has some classic styling yet maintains all the necessary commuting elements… with that chromoly frame… SRAM drivetrain… disc brakes… for [this price]… I’m a fan.