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Electra Loft - The Updated Raleigh Sports For The 21st Century

Old 02-06-15, 10:00 PM
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Electra Loft - The Updated Raleigh Sports For The 21st Century




This a 7 speed IGH version of the classic utility bike known as the Raleigh Sports. Electra calls it the Loft.

Its minimal design combined with pure function - as a city and commuter bike should be.
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Old 02-06-15, 10:52 PM
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And their marketing implies it will get you laid!
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Old 02-06-15, 11:56 PM
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my wife is going to be pretty upset about that
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Nice rack!
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Old 02-07-15, 12:31 PM
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Civia offers a nice bike in a similar price range: Civia Cycles Twin City Step Through 5 Speed.

it also comes in a seven speed with an integrated front rack.
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Old 06-06-15, 01:31 PM
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This bike has grabbed my attention I love the looks of the nickel plated version I like the uncluttered look of the single speed , coaster brake bike .. Our local park got a couple this year as rentals so for $9 I could do test ride over the place I ride most often. I can see one of these in the herd after todays ride
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Old 06-06-15, 03:34 PM
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OP, you do know that there are a lot of IGH city bikes out there, right? Linus, Public, Bikesdirect's Oxford, etc. I don't see why this particular bike is any more an updated Raleigh Sports than those are. Is this post an ad or something?
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The rack looks kimda awkwardly placed. Not my favorite of the new school city bikes. Public, Brooklyn Bicyckes and Linus are much prettier.
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The rack seems really basic (lacking lower pannier mounts and from what I can see, a light mount) and its a shame the 7i doesn't have a Gates belt.
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