Note: Pashley bikes are hand-built to order & have long dispatch dates
The Pashley Princess 26 Classic Women’s hybrid classic bike delivers a smooth and supple ride experience. The hand-built steel frame is made in Britain using the same techniques for almost a century, making this a traditional bike through and through. The Sturmey 3 speed hub gives ideal gearing for easy town riding, while the hub brakes offer all weather stopping. Full length mudguards and a basket give you convenience for town riding.
The Princess is the epitome of the classic English cycling tradition. Its timeless looks and upright riding position hearkens back to a simpler time of relaxed trips into town, tranquil jaunts into the countryside and an altogether more peaceful style of cycling.
A sense of refinement and elegance runs through every aspect of the Princess. It is fitted with a combination of beautifully enamelled, hand-lined mudguards and rear skirtguards to keep you dry whilst preventing any mishaps as you glide through your surroundings. Also included is a full chaincase, which protects you from any unsightly grease marks and reduces any maintenance your bicycle may need. The Princess therefore represents the perfect marriage of beauty and practicality, making owning and riding this cycle the utmost pleasure.
You have the choice of two distinct models: the Princess Classic, with reliable 3 speed hub gears for a simpler and lighter bicycle, or the Sovereign, with the full complement of 5 wide-ratio hub gears, a handy frame-fitted lock, a versatile rear luggage rack and a front dynamo headlamp that never needs batteries.
The styling of the Princess has been used at Pashley since our very earliest days in the 1920s, and as a result it is plain to see that the design has stood the test of time. The combination of this classic reliability with hand-built quality and the very best modern components makes the Princess an unrivalled cycling experience that will charm you with years of comfort, dependability and joy.
Classic step-over frame design with elegant upright riding position: an easy to mount/dismount frame with comfortable upright riding position that allows you a good view of other road users and the scenery, and the added bonus of encouraging a healthy posture. The frame has been hand-built using 100 year old traditional methods - with tubing hand-brazed into lugs - for the attention to detail that only a frame crafted by hand can possess.
Classic 3 speed hub gears: With a traditional easy-to-use thumb gear lever, they allow you to glide along flatter terrain with ease and climb inclines at a gentle pace. Fully enclosed gear system that requires minimal maintenance.
Large 'ding-dong' bell: lovely and loud, announce your arrival with Pashley’s splendid ‘ding-dong’ bell
Classic wicker basket: this iconic basket sits elegantly on the front of your bicycle and is just the right size for your daily food shop, picnics or even a small dog!
Reflectors for added visibility: front, rear, and pedal reflectors all help to keep you safer on the road at night.
Low maintenance hub brakes and gears: enclosed and sealed from all weathers, hub brakes and gears are long-lasting and robust and offer excellent stopping power come rain or shine.
Traditional style mudguards: with beautiful hand-applied gold-line detail, they protect you from unsightly mud splashes, providing all-weather practicality.
Protective skirtguard: helps to prevent flowing attire from entangling in the rear wheel.
Traditional Brooks B66s sprung leather saddle: One of Brook's most loved saddles, it's classically sprung with double support rails for supreme comfort. The ideal all-rounder for daily city or touring use in an upright riding posture. The leather allows the saddle to breathe and form to your shape over time becoming uniquely comfortable. With handy rear luggage loops.
Classic frame-fitted pump: a traditional design in highly polished chrome, it fits securely to the cycle frame via integrated pump-pegs; easily at-hand when your tyres need an extra top-up of air.
Fully-enclosed protective chaincase: protects you from greasy oil marks and helps to reduce wear on the chain from grit and water.
Classic tyres with puncture protection: a reliable tyre with a puncture protection insert, and a tread design that allows for secure contact with the road surface but with a low rolling resistance.
All Tredz bikes are:
In the box with every Tredz bike is:
|Frame:||Traditionally lugged and brazed|
|Fork:||Tubular crown hand brazed|
|Front Brake:||Sturmey Archer all-weather, low maintenance hub brake|
|Rear Brake:||Sturmey Archer all-weather, low maintenance hub brake|
|Front Mech:||Sturney Archer|
|Rear Mech:||Sturney Archer|
|Front Hub:||Sturmey Archer all-weather, low maintenance|
|Rear Hub:||Sturmey Archer 3 speed, low maintenance hub gear (XRD-3)|
|Front Tyre:||28 x 1/2" Schwalbe Delta Cruiser tyres with puncture protection.|
|Rear Tyre:||28 x 1/2" Schwalbe Delta Cruiser tyres with puncture protection.|
|Chainset:||Traditional slender chromed steel cranks.|
|Pedals:||Alloy body with non-slip inserts.|
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As cyclists ourselves, we know you will be keen to get out on your new bike as soon as possible. That's why we provide you with all the essential kit you need to get your shiny new bike rolling for the first time.
Most bikes don't come with pedals as standard so we include a set of basic pedals, free of charge with every bike we send out. We will also provide you with a pedal spanner to fit them and a 9-key trail tool, along with full instructions for setting your bike up out of the box. Each bike is sent out with a 16 point, quality control check sheet so you can be confident that your bike has been fully checked by our qualified mechanics.
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