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PUBLIC C8 - 2012
(Currently not available)
The PUBLIC C8 combines our most popular Dutch style step-through frame with our equally popular 8-speed internal hub gear system for stop-and-go city riding. The internal hub gearing allows you to shift gears without having to pedal, whether you're stopped at an intersection or coasting.Similar to our other classic 8-speed bikes, the PUBLIC C8 features a deeper matching rim for extra styling.
It is especially well suited for those who wear skirts or prefer not to swing a leg over a typical frame crossbar. Old-school aesthetic charm with modern components. Reliable and utilitarian enough to be your everyday, rain or shine, commuter workhorse. Chic enough to turn heads on city streets. Color options include our classic Orange, Cream, and Powder Blue.
Signature PUBLIC features include lightweight, durable steel-frame. Guaranteed for life. You can add a PUBLIC rack to carry a pannier, basket, or bungee your items. Featherweight aluminum chain guard and sturdy steel fenders keep your clothes clean. The easy-shifting, eight-speed internal hub gear system takes you virtually anywhere and back, even up and down the toughest hills of San Francisco. Put simply, the PUBLIC C8 rides like butter.
Delivery: Your bike is ready to ship within 3-5 business days. We'll deliver it to your door or to your local bike shop.
Weight: 31.7 lbs
Frame: PUBLIC hi-tensile steel frame, with fender and rack braze-ons, integrated kickstand bracket
Fork: PUBLIC hi-tensile unicrown steel fork, with fender and rack braze-ons
Handlebar: Steel commuting bar, 15 deg back sweep, 580mm wide, 25mm rise, 25.4mm clamp
Stem: Forged alloy quill stem, 15 degree rise, 25.4mm clamp
Headset: 1" threaded steel
Grips: PUBLIC triangle grip, 125/90mm, closed end
Freewheel: Shimano 20 tooth cog
Crankset: Alloy crankset 170 mm, 39 tooth chainring with outer chainring guard, square taper
Bottom bracket: Square taper BSA English threaded cartridge bottom bracket
Chain: KMC Z510, 1/2" x 3/32" rustproof
Pedals: PUBLIC platform pedal, with rubber pads, 9/16" axle, ball bearings
Front & rear brake: Cold forged alloy dual pivot caliper brake
Shifter: Shimano Nexus Inter-8 Revoshift twist shifter
Brake levers: Alloy 4 finger caliper brake lever
Saddle: PUBLIC seat, 165mm wide, steel polished rails
Seat post: Alloy micro-adjust 27.2mm x 350mm length
Seat post clamp: Alloy 1 bolt
Tires: Kenda Kwest, 700x35c, 60TPI, cream color with reflective stripe
Inner tubes: Schrader valve
Rims:Alloy deep double walled, 36 hole, painted to match bike color, 700c, machined brake surface
Front hub: Alloy, nutted bolt-on axle
Rear hub: Shimano Nexus Inter-8, 8 speed internal geared hub
Spokes: Stainless steel 14G
Chainguard: Alloy chainguard
Kickstand: Alloy center mount
Fenders: Alloy full fender
Ready to Ride = $135 Shipping
Bay Area Local Pick Up = FREE
Notes: All bikes are shipped via FedEx.
Delivery to Hawaii and Alaska is currently not available online. Please contact us for additional information.
We do not ship any products outside of the United States.
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