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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Civia Prospect review [BikeRadar]

Civia Prospect



With an unladen weight of 12.92kg (28.48lb), Civia’s Prospect steel commuter machine is nudging towards Clydesdale territory. But provided you factor in a slightly slower speed and keep your expectations for arrival times within reason, it’s none the worse for it.
  • Highs: A well executed design offering a luxurious, comfortable ride
  • Lows: The near 30lb weight will put some off, and the steel chainrings are a compromise
  • Buy if: You want a bike for your main form of transportation: commuting, shopping, touring, leisure
The long wheelbase of 103cm contributes to a supremely comfortable ride on what is a luxuriously appointed bike. The proportions are well thought out, a generous head tube extending 2cm above the top tube for an upright riding position which is great both for scooting around the city and for leisure rides...

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