Retrospec Harper Single-Speed Fixed Gear Urban Commuter Bike, 60cm, xl, Retrospec White & Black

January 5, 2020 - Comment

The Harper Coaster is the single-speed bicycle you’ve been looking for—beautiful, lightweight, and affordable. It comes fully decked out with top shelf componentry and includes a coaster brake, which offers the rider the refreshing ease of a cruiser. With fewer moving parts our Harper offers greater reliability and requires less maintenance than bikes with multiple

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(as of January 17, 2020 7:32 pm EST - Details)

The Harper Coaster is the single-speed bicycle you’ve been looking for—beautiful, lightweight, and affordable. It comes fully decked out with top shelf componentry and includes a coaster brake, which offers the rider the refreshing ease of a cruiser. With fewer moving parts our Harper offers greater reliability and requires less maintenance than bikes with multiple gears. Fewer parts also mean a lighter weight bike. The team at Retrospec takes quality very seriously. We sweat the details when designing our bikes, which is why we select brand name components to give you the best ride possible. Sleek, light, and agile, the Harper Coaster will reward you with many miles of smooth reliable riding.

Product Features

  • Includes a flip-flop hub so you can ride fixed or with a freewheel
  • Premium hand-built, tig-welded, high-tensile strength steel frame absorbs the bumps in the road and is as durable as can be
  • Comes standard with 30mm deep-v rims, Kenda Kwest 700 x 28C tires, KMC chain, VP freestyle pedals, and two sets of brakes
  • All of the components required for a super smooth ride. All of our bikes have a weight limit of 220 lbs.
  • Includes all the tools you need for building and maintaining your own bicycle

Comments

Anonymous says:

Good quality for this price point. There are a ton of one star reviews made by people who should have just had a bike shop assemble their bike for them. I want to address some of the common things people list as bad features of this bike and give you my experience.False Claim #1: The crank arms are too long and they do not allow the front wheel to turn.These people have not turned the front fork around before attaching the handlebars. My unit came with arrow stickers on the fork to indicate, very…

Anonymous says:

Awesome daily commuter I recently moved to an area where daily bike commuting has become an option for me, so I’m only just getting back into riding a bike – My review is written from that frame of reference. Also, I’m rating it 5 stars based on value (obviously there are better bikes, but none that can even remotely compete at this price level). I’ve been using this bike as a daily commuter for about five months now. This bike is AWESOME for $199. I challenge you to find another bike remotely close to the quality of…

Anonymous says:

Hoping Retrospec or Amazon can make this right. With the mostly positive reviews, I gave this bike a shot. Bad idea. If I could give it less stars, I would. Firstly, the front brake cable sits too high and prevents you from turning because it hits into the bike frame. I removed the front brake because I wanted to do fixed style anyways, but then I noticed the other glaring problem that you can see in the photo. The pedal cranks are so long that the hit into the tire and create a wench and I nearly flipped my bike the first time I tried it…

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