Wabi Cycles - Wabi Lightning fixed gear

  • Price:
    825
    The Wabi Lightning is a unique bike in the world of fixed gears. With a weight of just over 16 lbs in a 55cm size (w/o pedals), it is the lightest fixed gear that I know of without spending a couple grand. But as impressive as the weight is, the ride quality is what's really note worthy. The scandium in the alu tubes allows thinner wall thicknesses, which, in addition to dropping weight also enhances the liveliness of the frame. Alu frames have a tendency to give a harsh ride, without the liveliness associated with steel frames. The Lightning achieves its better road manners using this tubing, in conjunction with a frame design that is based on traditional road racing geometry. So, you get light, fast, agile and comfortable- quite a nice combo.
    The components were chosen for their quality, value and appearance. Please visit the website for more info.


    Frame: SC-7 scandium enhanced 7005 butted aluminum, with track style drops

    Fork: Carbon fiber blades, with 1 1/8" aluminum steerer and drops

    Headset: FSA Orbit (IS-2) sealed, 1 1/8"

    Saddle: Velo VL-1311, Cro-moly rails

    Seat Post: Kalloy SP-248D 27.2mm, 250mm L

    Handlebar: Lead Tec LCH-609 W/single groove for brake cable

    Stem: Kalloy AS-008 4 bolt, 7 degree rise

    Tape: Velo Black cork

    Brake Levers: Tektro ergonomic for drop bars

    Brake Calipers: Tektro R530, with replaceable pads

    Brake Cables: Jagwire, lined housing

    Crankset: Andel cold forged, 46T x 3/32" ring, 7075 CNC'ed

    Bottom Bracket: TH BB-7420ST 68/103 sealed

    Chain: YBN gold, 1/2"x3/32"

    Fixed Cog: Andel FW-710 S, 3/32X18T (CNC)

    Front Hub: Joy Tech A265SBT sealed, hollow axle

    Rear Hub: Joy Tech A266SBT/120mm, sealed, hollow axle

    Spokes: 14/15G DB stainless, w/Brass Nipple, 3 cross lacing

    Rims: Jalco GX 410, machined sidewall

    Tires: Kenda K191 Koncept, 700x23C Kevlar bead

    Tubes: Kenda 700x23C F/V, 48mm length

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