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Charge Bikes Grater Mixte 1 Complete Bike - 2016

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Item # CRB0007

Sleek and simple.

For women commuters interested in a simple, modern, and reliable bike that'll get them from point A to B without a fuss, UK-based Charge Bikes delivers with its commuter-crushing Grater Mixte 1 Complete Bike. Charge hails from England and is no stranger to the urban bike-riding landscape, as it's been building practical bikes for commuters for the past decade. The Mixte 1 combines this knowhow with a durable, step-through frame that offers the versatility necessary for navigating city streets, country roads, and everything in between.

The Grater was built using tried-and-proven 6061 aluminum, which is known for its exceptional durability and low weight. The step-through design adds convenience, which is most appreciated while hopping on and off at the coffee shop, bakery, market, office, and anywhere else your adventures happen to take you. The flat handlebars keep you in a comfortable, upright riding position for optimal visibility, and the included fenders keep wet conditions from ruining your ride.

Charge completed the Grater Mixte with a host of rider-friendly components — our favorite being the simple 1x8 Shimano gearing. This setup eliminates shifting up front entirely, while the Shimano Altus derailleur handles shifting duties out back. Charge's large 32mm Coaster tires soak up road vibration, along with its women-specific Ladle saddle, and Tektro brakes ensure you stop when you want.

Tech Specs

Frame Material:
6061 aluminum
Fork:
Charge Whisk
Fork Material:
steel
Headset:
1-1/8 in FSA TH-882
Shifters:
Shimano Altus M310
Rear Derailleur:
Shimano Altus M310
Crankset:
38 t TruVativ E400
Bottom Bracket:
FSA sealed cartridge
Cassette:
11 - 32 t SRAM PG-830
Chain:
YBN S8 C
Brakeset:
[calipers] Tektro BX1-V, [levers] Pro Max BL-46
Handlebar:
Charge sweep
Grips:
Charge Plunger Shorty
Stem:
Charge alloy
Saddle:
Charge Ladle
Seatpost:
Charge 2-bolt
Seat Collar:
Charge single bolt
Wheelset:
Charge Urban
Hubs:
Charge
Front Axle:
quick-release
Rear Axle:
quick-release
Tires:
Charge Coaster
Tire Size:
700 c x 32 mm
Pedals:
Wellgo alloy trekking
Extras:
PC full length fenders
Recommended Use:
commuting
Manufacturer Warranty:
5 years
Actual Weight:
Matte Red, M: 11460g

sizing chart

Grater size by rider height

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Geometry chart

Charge Bikes

Geometry Chart

 

Grater Mixte
 

Seat Tube

(c-t)

Effective Top Tube

(eTT)

Head Tube

(HT)

Head Tube Angle

(HT°)

Seat Tube Angle

(ST°)

Bottom Bracket Drop

(BBD)

Chainstay

(CS)

Wheelbase
 XS / 13in  33cm  55.5cm  12cm  71.5°  73°  6.9cm  44cm  101.9cm
 S / 15in  38.1cm  55.5cm  13cm  71.5°  73°  6.9cm  44cm  104cm
 M / 17in  43.2cm  56.5cm  14cm  71.5°  73°  6.9cm  44cm  104.5cm
 L / 19in  48.2cm  57.5cm  14cm  71.5°  73°  6.9cm  44cm  107.6cm
 XL / 21in  53.3cm  58.5cm  14cm  71.5°  73°  6.9cm  44cm  108.6

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Inside Man

    Any questions at all on this don’t hesitate to reach out to me personally – happy to help out and make sure the bike is dialed for you when you get it and possibly save you a few bucks in the process.

    Bill Sherman
    Customer Account Manager-Bike
    Office: 801-736-6396 ext. 4737
    bsherman@backcountry.com

    Adorable and Fun

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    This little townie is the beez kneez.

    It was easy to assemble and rides great.

    Over all just a great pub bike.

    Be advised the Matte Red is more of a Plum.

    Adorable and Fun

    Katie, How tall are you and what size did you purchase?