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Old 06-06-14, 12:39 PM
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Windsor Kensington Mixte Frames

Does anyone have any experience with them? They're sold as "ladies", but the style is certainly a mixte. I'm wondering how the frame geometry differs from the "Men's" version, and how well suited it would be to being a utility bike.

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They don't provide any geometry information, without that it is very difficult to determine what, if any differences there are.

I have no problem riding mixte (if I can find a large enough frame size) or step through for that matter. At 6'-2" 215# people aren't prone to telling me that I am riding a "girls" bike.

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Yeah, I'd contacted them but they said all their measurements would have to be hand done. The only one I managed to get out was the chainstay length (first measurement I asked for). I'm looking for a classic style bike, but in my size my options are either a Windsor Mixte, Linus Roadster Sport or going "all the way" and getting a Secret Service Men's. Windsor has better frame material than the Linus Roadster Sport (as their other roadster is in too large a size) and the Windsor "Men's" in my size doesn't have the flat top tube I'd want in a roadster style bike. I may just save up for the Secret Service (it's basically everything I want), but I'd be kind of worried about taking it out shopping - making it a less than utilitarian utility bike.

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