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Tokyobike Spring 2014 New Singlespeed

Three fresh colors, swept handlebars and a Brooks saddle breathe new life to the perfectly simple bicycle

by Graham Hiemstra
on 20 March 2014
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As longtime supporters of Tokyobike and their "less is more" approach to bicycle building, we took special note of their upcoming spring 2014 release: the New Singlespeed. While aesthetically similar to its predecessor, the fresh release will introduce a more classic swept handlebar, Brooks leather team pro saddle and bar grips, plus chrome wheels; all nicely complementing the pared-down steel frame. With an eye on expansion, the Japanese brand continues its German connection by releasing the New Singlespeed this weekend at the Berlin Bike Fair, running 22-23 March 2014.

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For 2014 the Berlin Bike Fair will be divided into a range of themes, each touching on an aspect of contemporary cycling culture in reference to the ever evolving landscape. From the fixed-gear scene and handmade movement to urban-minded designs and the advent of eMobility, the fair hopes to be a real resource for many aspects of Berlin's cycling community.

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In anticipation of the Berlin Bike Fair, Gestalten and Tokyobike are offering an exclusive opportunity to purchase the limited edition New Singlespeed for 750€ ahead of the official release. To do so, click through the Right Now link below and follow the instructions as you would with any other online purchase—just be sure to comment on what size and color (black, ivory, green) you're after.

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Images courtesy of Tokyobike

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