Forget the compact, straight handlebars which allow the rider to maintain an upright posture or the Cr-Mo steel frames which are both stronger and more flexible than the aluminum alternative, the 650mm wheels that have a finer profile than typical road bikes still don’t interest us that much, the main point is that these Tokyo Bikes look super cool.
With the UK site launched from the No. 1 bicycle company in Japan look out for a pop-up store opening in London next month.
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