Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Farrier Bicycles Fills Small Road Bike Need

Farrier Bicycle Works began when the owner of Swobo, Peter Discoe could not find an affordable, well-built road bike that fit his eight-year-old son. 

So he created his own with parts that were meant to last and make the ride enjoyable for his son. 

Farrier has two models, both of which are available through Ben's Cycle. We have them available both through our store and the website.

The Stayer 24 is a 24-inch road bike made of 6061 aluminum. It features an eight-speed Claris drivetrain with a 34/46 chainring with 155mm cranks. It costs a very reasonable $699. 
Canary yellow Stayer 24



The Stayer 650 is a 650c wheel road bike made of the 6061 aluminum frame with an eight-speed Claris drivetrain. It has a longer crank arm (165mm) than the Stayer 24. It also lists for a reasonable $699. 


The fire-engine red Stayer 650c
Here's one review

Here's a mention from Dave Mirra

Here are the specifications for the parts on the bikes:
Handlebar: Satori Leopard LS 31.8mm x 380mm
Stem: Satori Limes-RL 31.8/90mm
Shifters: Shimano Claris 8-speed STI
Derailleurs: Claris 8-speed
Front Hub: Novatec/ Black/ 28h; Rear Hub: Novatec/ Black/ 32h. Both QR.
Bottom Bracket: Square taper cartridge bearing 111mm/ 68mm
Headset: Zero stack sealed cartridge bearing 1 1/8
Cassette: Shimano HG50 8-speed 12-25
Brakes: Promax black. 

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