Seattle Bike Supply recently stocked four models from the Netherlands based Batavus. They’re available for order through your local bike shop. These are some extremely sexy and functional bikes.
The Old Dutch is my favorite… I’ve opened that picture a half dozen times just to stare.
Below is the official language from SBS on their bikes…
The Old Dutch
Here is the bike famous for its traditional looks and quality that has lasted over one hundred years. 28″ wheels using stainless steel rims and spokes give a luxurious ride coupled with an easy to use 3 speed with coaster brake. Complete with fenders, integrated lock, rear rack, lights and bell, just the way it has always come.
A deluxe trekking bike with an Aluminum frame, with carbon fiber fork and seat stays. Shimano Alivio 24 speed derailleur’s and shifters provide smooth control over all terrain. Aluminum alloy 700c wheels with Schwalbe puncture protection tires. “Fully dressed” with locks, lights, fenders, and a rear rack. A comfortable saddle and a fully adjustable stem let you achieve your ideal riding position.
MSRP $ 1499.99
Top of the line trekking bike using Shimano 27 speed Deore LX derails and shifting. A hydro formed aluminum frame with a shock fork give a smooth and predictable ride. Lights, lock, fenders, rear rack, water bottle and pump are all included as standard equipment. A fully adjustable shock seat post and high rise stem make cockpit adjustments a snap.
Recreational bike using the continuously adjustable NuVinci transmission built on aluminum 700c wheels with puncture protection tires. “Fully dressed” with locks, lights, fenders, and a rear rack. An anatomical saddle combined with a shock seat post and easy adjust stem and bar provide rider comfort. Other deluxe features are the shock fork, dynamo front hub, and roller brakes.