The Cascadia is a capable all round bike for touring, recreational riding, club rides, centuries, etc. Though not quite as beefy as its cousin, the Americano, it still sports plenty of clearance for fenders and has full braze ons for racks, fenders, and 2 bottles. The Gates carbon fiber reinforced belt drive and the Pinion 18 speed enclosed gear box will provide many years of trouble free service with only minimal maintenance, and is the perfect durable, quiet, clean drive train for any application.
The Pinion gear box is the new 18 speed system from Germany. Gear range is 636%, with an even 11.5% step between gears. Range is from about 17 inch low to about 107 inch high gears.
This bike is equipped with the Pinion twist shifter mounted on Van Nischolas drop bars, a super comfortable set up.
The ride is smooth and supple and the shifting is flawless. The added weight of the gear box is located at the center of the frame for balance.
Size is 58 cm. Color is Pewter Gray.
Retail price as shown: 7045.00
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