Mountain Equipment Company

MEC Nineteen Seventy-One Bicycle - Unisex


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Explore the open road on two wheels. This multi-purpose bike can also be used for general city riding, cyclocross, or long-haul touring. Named after the year the MEC was founded, the Nineteen Seventy One exemplifies our core purpose – to inspire people to get outside. It's designed to be comfortable for hours of riding and adaptable to riding on pavement, over country roads, up hills, and into headwinds.

  • Lightweight 7005 aluminum frame
  • Longer wheelbase and relaxed frame geometry provide a stable, predictable ride
  • FSA Omega 50-39-30T triple crank with Shimano® 12-27 9-speed cassette provide plenty of gear options for powering up hills and over flat terrain
  • Shimano Sora components
  • Larger diameter (700) wheels roll efficiently. 32mm tires protect the rims and resist pinch flats
  • Threaded fittings make it easy to attach racks, fenders, and water bottles
  • Lots of clearance between the frame and wheel to accommodate fenders
  • Bikes are covered by MEC's Rocksolid Guarantee and Bike Service Agreement. You can bring your bike to any MEC Bike Shop for free adjustments and minor maintenance for a year after purchase
  • MEC bikes were designed in Canada. Everything from the frames to the graphics was developed at the MEC Head Office in Vancouver, BC

Tech specs

Weight11.2kg (Medium)
FrameMEC tapered 7005 aluminum
ForkButted aluminum
StemEaston EA30 31.8mm
SeatpostEaston EA30
HeadsetFSA NO. 23/CC Integrated
HandlebarsEaston EA30 31.8mm
Grips/tapeCork Gel
  • Avid Shorty 4 (V-brake rim)
Brake leversShimano Sora
ShiftersShimano Sora
Derailleur (front)Shimano Sora
Derailleur (rear)Shimano Sora
Crank + ringsFSA Omega 50-39-30T
Bottom bracketFSA Mega Exo
PedalsSold separately
Hub (front)Road Disc
Road Disc
Shimano Tiagra 9-speed 12-27T
ChainShimano HG53-9
SpokesDT Champion
RimsMavic CXP22 S
  • Continental Tour Ride 700 x 32
SaddleSelle Royal Viper
Made inTaiwan

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