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Product Peek: Gary Fisher Simple City

Posted by on June 13th, 2008 at 4:40 pm

Joel Grover, head buyer for the Bike Gallery, stopped by BikePortland headquarters this afternoon to deliver my latest test bike — a Gary Fisher Simple City.

It’s a pretty basic, flat-bar townie bike. It’s got a 3-speed internal hub, rear coaster brake (front hand brake) and it weighs about 25 pounds. I shot a quick little video (below) and might have more photos and a longer review next week:

[Note: Please bear with me on the video. I’m just beginning to make them and I have a lot of improving to do. My hope is that they give you a little different experience than my usual photos. Thanks.]

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4 Comments
  • Dave Sohigian June 13, 2008 at 8:53 pm

    Jon,

    I like the change to video. You might want to check out Current TV\’s tutorials on shooting, editing and posting video:

    http://current.com/producerTraining.htm?section=shooting

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  • Ben O'Brien June 27, 2008 at 6:54 am

    i have been looking all over the place for a review/test ride of this bike! i ordered one back in April and it finally arrived yesterday. i\’n used to an old Raleigh 3-speed, and wanted something similar in style but newer and lighter, the Simple City was pretty much exactly what i was looking for. it looks great and is pretty comfortable so far. people that have seen it either ask \”who\’s gary fisher\” or \”that\’s a gary fisher, i thought he made mountain bikes?\” it\’s perfect for the pretty flat streets of Buffalo, NY, where i live.

    i\’m looking forward to your thoughts on this bike when you post them. thanks.

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  • Eric August 23, 2008 at 11:06 pm

    Any reviews on the ride?

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