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Xootr Swift

by Moe

Xootr Swift
Xootr Swift

Brief Description: This is a fast, fun and versatile bike. The best part, it folds!

Manufacturer: Xootr

Price Range:$679

Where to buy it: Xootr Website and select dealers.

Specs:
Frame. 6061-T6 custom-profiled aluminum tubing, TIG welded. Patent-pending TrusFold system for maximum frame rigidity. Horizontal dropouts with replaceable derailleur hanger. CroMoly straight taper fork.
Wheels. Aluminum box-section rims, 36H, with spoke eyelets and machined sidewalls; 2mm stainless steel spokes; Quando CNC machined hubs with sealed bearings. Kenda Kwest 20 x 1.5 100psi tire.
Drivetrain. SRAM 5.0 twist grip shifter; SRAM 4.0 derailleur; SRAM PG-850 11-28T cassette; Jagwire derailleur cable; KMC Z72 chain; 52T single-chainwheel aluminum alloy crankset (170mm) with chainguard. Sealed-cartridge bottom bracket.
Pedals. Wellgo 924, aluminum alloy cage and body
Handlebar. 500mm width aluminum alloy with SRAM rubber grips.
Seat. Velo VLG-3029 Plush Comfort with Ozone. (This is a mid-width recreation saddle. Sport riders may wish to swap in a narrow racing saddle.)
Seat Post. 6061-T6 aluminum; 590mm 32.9mm; microadjust clamp (length cut to match rider size at factory or dealer).
Weight. 9.9 kg (22 lbs.).

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4 Responses to “Xootr Swift”

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  2. John says:

    Hi. I’m thinking of purchasing a Swift after your review. I was hoping you can suggest which seat bag you are using for your commute as well as any other accessories you find useful (specifics appreciated). In addition, what if any personal ‘upgrades’ to the stock bicycle helped your riding experience? Thank you in advance. John

  3. Andrew says:

    I have one and I love it! Nimble and fast and folds decently – good enough for carrying onto buses or trains. If you want to carry gear, you’d probably need a bag to hang off the handlebars – the seat post is too thick for standard bags.

    However: larger riders will find the reach is too short, even if you buy the Large size. Putting a 130 mm or so stem helps but any more than that will make the steering twitchy.

  4. Uncle Bob says:

    I own a Swift, and am very happy with it. As regards fitting a bag, check out the Carradice SQR range of bags. You can order the seat-post clamp with extra-large rings for posts over 32mm in diameter, and I had no problem fitting one to my Swift. The SQR quick-release mounting is excellent BTW. I normally use the SQR Tour Bag.

    I found a bigger challenge was fitting rear lights to the Swift. Typically they come with clamps for seat-post mounting that are too small, and clamps for seat-stay mounting that are too small to fit on the 20mm diameter stays of the Swift. I initially clipped my light to my saddlebag, but fabricated my own seat-stay mount later.

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