Civia Twin City Step-Through City Bike Review

The Twin City Step-Through is an unpretentious city bike that provides an easy, smooth ride and looks good doing it.

Civia Twin City – Price $850 USD

Find it at civiacycles.com

The Civia Twin City Step-Through comes with a Shimano seven-speed Nexus internally geared hub, steel frame and fork, Kenda Kwest 700c tires, frame-integrated steel rear rack, front and rear fenders, a custom chainguard and a kickstand. Available in burgundy and in two sizes (54 centimeters and 57centimeters) and can also be purchased in single-speed.

Pros

This bike is effortless to maneuver and extremely smooth and quiet. The internally geared hub made shifting gears a breeze, while the seven speeds and responsive handling allowed for easy cruising and the ability to take on the steepest hills along my route in Vancouver, BC. It looks great and all of its features enhance its functionality, providing a truly enjoyable riding experience.

Cons

The seat could be a bit more comfortable.

Ideal Rider

Busy urbanites seeking a simple, stylish and versatile bike that transitions effortlessly from lazy Sunday cruiser to dependable cross-town commuter.

Overall

The Twin City Step-Through is an unpretentious city bike that provides an easy, smooth ride and looks good doing it. While its burgundy color and classic frame give it a vintage look, its modern features betray its true age. The Shimano seven-speed Nexus internally geared hub allows for easy, quiet shifting, and the wide range of gears guaranteed its ability to tackle any city road.

The Civia Twin City was generously put together by the fine folks of Kissing Crows Cyclery kissingcrowscyclery.com

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