Just a quick note to introduce the latest bike I’m test-riding in my ongoing quest to find my perfect city bike.
Behold the Batavus Socorro:
The Socorro (MSRP $1,799) on family duty at the McMenamins Kennedy School. [NOTE: I have swapped out the stock saddle (it was big and cushy) and pedals (love those Shimano DX platforms)].
As I think about this bike and consider doing a review article on it, I would love to hear any specific questions/thoughts you might have about it. As far as as I know, no dealers are selling these yet. The U.S. distributor is Seattle Bike Supply and they just started bringing them in this year.
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