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Electra Amsterdam Classic 3

2008



Description 

The Amsterdam is available in 8 men's and 8 ladies models. This description is for the men's and women's Amsterdam "Classic 3" model.

The Amsterdam Classic 3 features a full chaincase, skirt guard, fenders / mudguards, rear rack, Shimano Nexus 3 speed hub gearing, coaster brake, a rim "bottle" dynamo for front and LED rear light, and bell.

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Frame 

High tensile steel.

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Shock 

Steel fork with big curve in it.
Steel springs in the saddle.

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Drivetrain 

Shimano Nexus 3 speed internal hub gearing, Shimano 19T cog, 38T chainring, 170mm crank, Shimano Revo shifter, sealed cartridge bottom bracket.

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Fork 

Lugged steel with a wicked old school bend.

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Other 

700x40 tires
Alloy rims
14 gauge stainless steel spokes.
Steel "custom bend" handlebars.
"Leatherette" handlebar grips and saddle.

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Websites

Painfully slow loading, hard to navigate, official Electra Amsterdam web page.

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Amsterdam Classic 3

Leave Your Comments

clunkerider
April 18, 2008
I love this classic style! I know, I'm a bike-geek. I want an eight speed because I live in a hilly area. What a practical machine! Looks great in green with the tan seat and handlebar grips too! I bet this would be faster to ride than my old 1980's Norco Pinnacle converted to a commuter.

david the wheel
May 1, 2008
The Amsterdam just like the townie has a unique frame design that accomodates most people so the can stand flat footed when they stop and it is very comfortable to ride. Overall people have liked the bike, but there have been some complaints about the chain gard comming apart. Overall for a casual rider it's great, We have to see for the hard core commuter. Enjoy

Mike Myers
May 4, 2008
The Amsterdam really appeals to me. It's pretty cool that Electra has combined a classic look with their crank forward geometry. My only worry would be this bike is so classy looking it's a theft magnet, which is a bad thing for a grocery bike.

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