Fly around the block on this Tour de France elite bike with a unique aluminum build. This elite bike is made for durability but is lightweight for speed. The Shimano trigger shifters allow you to quickly and effectively shift among its 21 gears....more
The Prologue Elite has a unique aluminum frame that is light but strong. Shimano trigger shifters are matched with Shimano Altus and Acera derailleurs making shifting fast and effective through the Prologue Elite's 21 gears.
Available sizes: 17.5, 21.5 inches
Fork: Aluminum 1 1/8-inch threadless
Shifters: Shimano indexed trigger shifters
Stem: 110 mm aluminum 1 1/8-inch threadless
Crankset: Shimano FCM191 double 48t/38t 170 mm length
I was very excited to take the bike out of the box and ride. That's not what happened. First of all the rear tube had a hole in it, so I had to buy one the next morning to even get the bike assembled. I'm sure I could have sent it back but didn't want to wait two weeks. After that issue was fixed, I had a really hard time adjusting the gears and brakes. They were so far off that the bike was almost not rideable. After a few hours of YouTube videos I now have it working fairly well. Still needs a tuneup but not as bad. You would be much better off to take the unassembeled bike still in the box to the local bike shop ans have them set it up. Overall pretty happy with the bike, I just wish I knew what it was going to take to get it going. About 50 miles on it and no defects so far.
How accurate was the sizing? great
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good quality with good hardware
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? no.
I looked everywhere for a bike before buying this one and i haven't regretted it yet. I needed a bike to ride to class and recreational biking for est. 20 miles and it works great. Plus it looks cool, I've got so many compliments about how nice it looks and knowing I spent way under retail for it - makes this bike even sweeter. The only suggestion for potential buyers it to have the bike tuned up / fit professional (local bike store), because suddenly jumping on a bike after 5 years does not do the body any good! Good luck shopping!
How accurate was the sizing? Accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Perfect condition
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Did not come with a kick stand
My wife bought this for me. I have been riding a bike to and from work weather permitting for the past seven years. This is a great bike and rides very nice. Assembly was not as easy as they say it is. I had a hard time with the front breaks, they kept rubbing then I changed the way they had the wires hooked up. That seemed to stop the rubbing. This was one of the best gifts I have gotten. I love it!
I needed an inexpensive mountain bike that would fit my 6'2" frame. I am 225 pounds. I thought this bike would be good b/c it looks like a solid mountain bike in the picture.
UNFORTUNATELY, i was not able to zoom in on the tires. The tires are ROAD bike tires not MOUNTAIN bike tires. The description is inaccurate. If you need a good starter road bike, this is a solid purchase. If you are looking for a mountain bike.....LOOK ELSEWHERE.
Thankfully, I have a teenage kid that needs a good road bike. He just received an early birthday present from dad!
Overstock wanted to charge me $XX to return the bike.....simply ridiculous!!!
How accurate was the sizing? Sizing is accurate. it fits a person 5'11" to 6'3"
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good quality for a road bike; not ideal for a mountain bike
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Free from manufacturing defects.
would the 17.5 bike be appropriate for a growing 12 year old boy -- approx 5 feetmagjack1 on Jul 10, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This QuestionThere are no answers to this question yet, be the first to answer it.
Your leg should be almost fully extending at its lowest point. The sizes we currently have available are listed under the "options" box above the 'add to cart' button.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 24, 2012
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