You guys are always poking fun at Republic bikes, but I had no idea how crappy they were.
Saw this ad, (text below) and the stated weight is 24lbs? That's a full six pounds more than my Wabi when it was stock. Does it have a ten pound frame?
Custom single/fix republic bike. Great shape and great price.
Sandy, UT 84070 - Dec 14, 2009
Selling my custom republic bike. It is winter and cold and I plan to buy an new one in the spring. everything works great and looks great. Back tire is flat just cause the cold. let me know if you have any more questions.
Total assembled weight: 24lbs (10.9 kgs)
Frame: Hi-ten steel. Fully tig welded with track type rear drop-outs. No braze-ons, cable guides or cable stops.
Forks: Tig welded hi-ten steel with straight ovalised blades. 1 1/8" threadless.
Handlebars: Alloy 500mm riser bar.
Tires: 700C x 23C (100psi) nylon race tires.
Wheels: 700C 32-spoke, 30mm deep section alloy aero rims on Assess large flange alloy hubs. Nutted axles to both front and rear.
Crankset: Sugino XD2 165mm alloy crankset with 44T Sugino 5-bolt chainring.
Chain: KMC Z410 painted chains.
Bottom bracket: Sealed bearing catridge bottom bracket.
Rear hub: fixed/freewheel flip-flop hub with fixed cog and freewheel, both 16T.
Pedals: Wellgo with included toe clips.
Brakes: C-Star alloy dual pivot calipers with cam action cable tension release, alloy lever, plastic base.
Seat post: 250mm x 25.4mm.
Saddle: Soft-top race saddle width saddle stitch.
Front, rear and wheel reflectors included.