Note: Pashley bikes are hand-built to order & have long dispatch dates
For stylish and comfortable riding through city streets, the Pashley Roaster Sovereign 5 Speed is the bike for you. The traditional design is timeless, giving a smooth ride and great upright riding position. Hand made using the same techniques for near 100 years, the steel frame is built for silky smooth riding. Mudguards, a rear rack and stand, lights and a bell give you the convenience to ride where you like, where what you like, while the 5 speed hub gearing keeps things simple.
Known as the ‘King of the Road’, the Roadster has a well-deserved reputation as a classic thoroughbred. Originally designed to handle the cobblestones that were once common across Britain and the roughest of country tracks, the traditional 28 inch wheels are paired with a double-sprung Brooks B33 leather saddle that lets you glide effortlessly over all terrains in the utmost comfort.
The regal riding position afforded by the classic swept-back handlebars and the relaxed frame geometry makes the Roadster the perfect bicycle for all manner of journeys, whether you commute across town every day or fancy weekend jaunts into the beautiful British countryside. Hop-up onto the Roadster and it becomes clear that the refined elegance of this machine is far more than skin deep. A fully-enclosed chaincase and matching mudguards keep you dry and clean as you glide along, whilst the addition of a coat guard on the rear wheel prevents any mishaps that could otherwise spoil the experience of riding the ‘King’.
You even have the choice of two distinct models: the Classic, with reliable 3 speed hub gears for a simpler and lighter bicycle, or the Roadster Sovereign, with the full complement of 5 wide-ratio hub gears, a handy frame-fitted lock and a front dynamo headlamp that never needs batteries. Whichever you choose, you can be assured that your Roadster will give you years of reliable and, most importantly, pleasurable riding wherever you go.
Classic geometry with elegant upright riding position: Comfortable 'sit up and beg' style 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. With a long stable wheelbase and relaxed steering geometry. The frame is 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.
Large 'ding-dong' bell: lovely and loud, announce your arrival with Pashley’s splendid ‘ding-dong’ bell.
5 or 8 speed hub Gears: With an easy-shift gear lever, they allow you to tackle hills and glide along gracefully on flatter terrain with ease. Fully enclosed gear system that requires minimal maintenance.
Classic front lamp and rear LED light: a fully-fitted lighting set offers added safety with a dynamo powered classic headlamp - no batteries needed - and a high-visibility rear LED light.
Low maintenance hub brakes and gears: enclosed and sealed from all weathers, hub brakes and gears are long-lasting and robust and give excellent stopping power come rain or shine.
Traditional style mudguards: with beautiful hand-applied gold-line detail, they protect you from unsightly mud splashes, giving all-weather practicality.
Reflectors for added visibility: front, rear, and pedal reflectors all help to keep you safer on the road at night.
Rear carrier with easy flip-down stand: a rear carrier with an integrated stand that can be folded down to provide a sturdy parking base for your Roadster.
Protective coatguard: helps to prevent your gentlemanly attire from catching in the rear wheel.
Traditional Brooks B33 leather sprung saddle: Classically sprung, it's the only Brooks model to still feature front loop springs; its strength and durability make it ideal for heavy-duty cycling. The leather allows the saddle to breathe and form to your shape over time becoming uniquely comfortable. With handy rear luggage loops.
Convenient frame-fitted lock: secure the bicycle, through the rear wheel, with the simple push of a lever and key-turn, giving security and peace of mind without the need to carry a separate bike lock.
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.
Robust tyres with extra puncture protection and reflective side-walls: Hard-wearing tyres with secure tread design and an inner SmartGuard layer made from a flexible, special rubber that offers extra resistance to shards of glass and pins. A reflective band around the circumference of the tyre walls provide extra visibility after darkness.
All Tredz bikes are:
In the box with every Tredz bike is:
|Frame:||Traditionally lugged and brazed hand-crafted steel frame|
|Fork:||Tubular crown, hand brazed|
|Bars:||Chrome plated raised bar on an alloy stem, with authentic black rubber grips|
|Front Brake:||Sturmey Archer all-weather, low maintenance hub brake|
|Rear Brake:||Sturmey Archer all-weather, low maintenance hub brake|
|Shifters:||Tap Fire shifter|
|Rear Hub:||Sturmey Archer 5 speed C50 hub gear|
|Front Tyre:||28x1 1/2" Schwalbe Marathon Plus with extra puncture protection and reflective side walls|
|Rear Tyre:||28x1 1/2" Schwalbe Marathon Plus with extra puncture protection and reflective side walls|
|Chainset:||Traditional slender chromed steel cranks|
|Pedals:||Alloy body with non-slip rubber inserts|
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