Public Bikes R16

Public Bikes R16
  • Color: Slate Blue
  • Color: Slate Blue
  • Color: Slate Blue
  • Color: Slate Blue
  • Color: Slate Blue
  • Color: Black
  • Color: Black
  • Color: Black
  • Color: Black
  • Color: Black
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The PUBLIC R16 flat bar city road bike features everything you love about their popular drop bar road bikes - the walk-up apartment-friendly lightweight chromoly road bike frame, nimble street tires, and versatile range of 16 speeds to power you through all kinds of adventures. Combining these features with high-performance design and a modern commuter-friendly flat bar cockpit, this bike is for ideal upright riding in tough city traffic.

Frame: PUBLIC chromoly hi-tensile blend, with fender, rack and water bottle braze-ons, integrated kickstand bracket

Fork: PUBLIC 100% chromoly unicrown 1 threaded fork, with fender and rack braze-ons

Fenders: Painted to match, alloy full fenders

Kickstand: Alloy center mount (optional)

Shifters: Shimano Claris SL-2400, Rapid Fire trigger shifters, 8-speed index

Front Derailleur: Shimano Sora FD3500B

Rear Derailleur: Shimano Sora RD3500GS

Handlebar: PUBLIC alloy classic backsweep flat bar, 590mm wide

Stem: Forged alloy quill stem, -13 degree rise, 25.4mm clamp

Headset: 1" alloy anodized silver, threaded

Grips: PUBLIC high density rubber grip

Saddle: PUBLIC performance commute saddle, 159mm wide, steel polished rails

Seat post: Alloy micro-adjust high polish 27.2mm x 350mm length (Extra Small and Small 300mm)

Crankset: Classic alloy double crankset 46/34 tooth rings, high polish (S: 165mm M: 170 L: 175mm)

Cassette: Shimano 8 speed HG50 11-32 tooth cassette

Chain: KMC X8 8-speed

Pedals: Wellgo M149, alloy two sided pedal, toe clip compatible

Brake levers: Alloy 4 finger caliper brake lever

Front & rear brake: Cold forged, high polished alloy dual pivot caliper, with quick release and barrel adjuster

Tires: Kenda Kwest 700x32c

Inner tubes: Presta valve

Rims: Painted to match, alloy double walled 32 hole, 700c, machined brake surface

Front hub: Alloy low flange 32 hole, bolt-on skewer

Rear hub: Alloy low flange cassette, 32 hole, bolt-on skewer

Spokes: Stainless steel 14G

Weight: 27 lbs



Find out why the New PUBLIC R16 Flat Bar Road Bike is an awesome road bike for the city.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Slate Blue / Extra Small 814975021911 53304 53493
Slate Blue / Medium 814975021935 53308 53491
Slate Blue / Large 814975021942 53310 53490
Black / Small 814975021966 53314 53489
Black / Medium 814975021973 53316 53488
Black / Large 814975021980 53318 53487