Charge Bikes Plug 1 Complete Bike - 2016

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Item # CRB0001

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Item # CRB0001

One mean rally machine.

Inspired by the stripped-down, utilitarian bikes he saw people riding in the U.S. years ago, Charge Bikes' founder Nick Larsen set out to design a fuss-free singlespeed of his own that would get its pilot from A to B without a hitch; it couldn't hurt if it looked good, too. The result is the Plug 1 Complete Bike, which is the UK-based manufacturer's do-it-all commuter for the less-is-more crowd.

Designed with Charge's "All-Road" geometry and the tried-and- proven material of choice, 6061-series aluminum, the Plug range provides the versatility and durability necessary to take on the rough-and-tumble roads you’re likely to encounter out in the wild. The Plug is characterized by its burly wheels, rack and fender compatibility, and solid component selection, which really just means it's ready for you to throw a leg over it and get after it. The neutral geometry keeps you comfortable as the miles stack up, and its flip-flop fixed or singlespeed rear hub gives you options as to how you want to run your Plug.

The Plug 1 receives a matching alloy fork, dependable Tektro CR-710 cantilever brakes, with Kenda custom skinwall Kwick Tendril tires providing big doses of comfort, traction, and those all-important retro vibes. Charge provides its in-house saddle, seatpost, bar, and matching stem.

Tech Specs

Frame Material:
6061 T6 aluminum
Fork Material:
1-1/8 in FSA No.16 integrated
42 t Charge Track
Bottom Bracket:
FSA sealed cartridge
16 t DNP freewheel/fixed
1/8in shortlink
[calipers] Tektro CR-710, [levers] Tektro RL-340
Brake Type:
Charge compact bar
Charge U-Bend 45deg
Charge alloy
Charge Spoon
Charge single bolt
Seat Collar:
Charge single bolt
[front] Charge cartridge bearing, [rear] Charge cartridge bearing flip-flop
Front Axle:
Rear Axle:
Kenda Kwick Tendril
Tire Size:
700 c X 42 mm
Wellgo alloy trekking
Recommended Use:
commuting, cyclcross
Manufacturer Warranty:
5 years

sizing chart

Plug size by rider height


Geometry chart

Charge Bikes

Geometry Chart


Plug 1

Seat Tube


Effective Top Tube


Head Tube


Head Tube Angle


Seat Tube Angle


Bottom Bracket Drop




S 50cm 55.5cm 14cm 71.5o 73o 6.9cm 43.5cm 102.5cm
M 54cm 56.5cm 15cm 71.5o 73o 6.9cm 43.5cm 103.5cm
L 57cm 57.5cm 16cm 71.5o 73o 6.9cm 43.5cm 104.5cm
XL 60cm 58.5cm 17cm 71.5o 73o 6.9cm 43.5cm 105.6cm

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