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Swobo Del Norte seen in the wild

by Richard Masoner

I was up in Sausalito for the Amgen Tour of California and spotted Erin of Swobo riding this hot Del Norte.

Erin on the Swobo Del Norte

Erin with the Swobo Del Norte

CBB posted some spy photos of the Del Norte last fall; Erin says this bike will be available in about three weeks. This very sharp looking steel singlespeed is named for the Del Norte ferry boat that runs between San Francisco and Larkspur. Erin tells me the Del Norte will ship as shown in these photos.

I forgot to ask her about pricing, but Swobo has a history of pricing their bikes to be affordable.

 
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7 Responses to “Swobo Del Norte seen in the wild”

  1. Fishbones says:

    Very cute. (Erin’s not bad either, boys)

    But I can’t wait to see Bicycle Snob NYC’s fixie free-association for this one. I want that chain!

  2. Fritz says:

    I got the price from Swobo — MSRP $679.

  3. Tim Grahl says:

    That bike is hot hot hot. The red chain and steel bar tape are great finishing touches.

    It’ll be available at the end of this month.

  4. adamB says:

    That saddle angle- yowch! Tho, she is grinning pretty good, heheh.
    Why no helmet??????

  5. qbert says:

    Roger that adamB. That’s a harsh dangleangle!

  6. bikesgonewild says:

    …adamb & qbert…i was riding w/ fritz when we met the lovely erin on her cool swobo del norte…

    …erin was headed back to the biz office because the saddle was completely loose on her pre-production model…

    …funny part was we had just been talking w/ sky yeager & other neat bike folks & zoom, there’s erin wit da goods…

    …the bike looks even better than in photos…

  7. Al says:

    My son and I were looking for a bike he could take to college. The best store in the east bay for cool bikes is Pegasus in Danville. I’m a cyclist and could never get my son on a bike. Once he saw this he had to have it. They hit the button when it comes to COOL! We paid MSRP and it’s worth every penny. The Red wheels, chain and silver metal bar tape are real eye catchers…..by the way we bought a Krypto lock and cable to try and keep the cooks at bay…….

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