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MEC Mixed Tape Bicycle - Unisex


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A nice compilation of components and the bonus track is the Nexus 7-speed internal hub from Shimano®. The internal hub allows you to switch gears anytime (stopped or moving) and requires much less maintenance than a bike with an external drivetrain. The Nexus 7 gives you extra gears to drop into when you're going up hills or carrying a 5kg sack of apples. Revo shifters have a simple, fluid action and a large indicator to show you what gear you're currently in. The Mixed Tape will sound fine for anyone with a relatively flat 9 to 5 commute, who rides through cross town traffic, and mixes in the occasional rolling country road.

  • Lightweight, tapered 7000-series aluminum frame
  • 700 x 35mm tires are built for rolling on roads and dirt roads, pathways, or light trail use
  • Shimano® Acera V-brakes (rim brakes) provide great stopping power
  • Instead of derailleurs and cassettes, the Mixed Tape uses a Shimano Nexus 7-speed internally-geared hub that lets you shift gears any time, even while waiting at a stop light
  • Upright seated position for visibility in traffic
  • MEC Ergo grips provide less pressure on palms and wide, flat tops offer even weight distribution
  • Waterproof-coated saddle with gel padding to absorb shock
  • MEC Trekking pedals can be fitted with toeclips and straps
  • 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

Weight11.77kg (Medium)
Ideal for
  • Urban cycling
  • Cycle commuting
FrameMEC tapered 7005 aluminum
ForkChromoly steel
StemMEC AS-021 31.8mm
SeatpostMEC SP-353
HeadsetFSA NO. 23/CC Integrated
HandlebarsMEC City Riser 31.8mm
Grips/tapeMEC Ergo
  • Shimano Acera (V-brake rim)
Brake leversShimano Acera
ShiftersShimano Revo
Derailleur (front)N/A
Derailleur (rear)Shimano Nexus
Crank + ringsRPM City Single 42T
Bottom bracketRPM 7420
PedalsMEC Trekking
Hub (front)Shimano Acera
Shimano Nexus 7-speed
Shimano Nexus 20T
ChainShimano HG40-8
RimsAlex X101
  • Kenda Trekking 700 x 35
SaddleSelle Royal Freccia
Made inTaiwan

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