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Order your Silk 8sp w/Carbon Belt drive (slct):
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  • Gates Carbon Drive CenterTrack Belt
  • Shimano Alfine 8-speed hub
  • Avid disc brakes
  • Weatherized drivetrain
  • Silky smooth ride
  • No grease on drivetrain
  • Great braking power
Silk 8sp w/Carbon Belt drive (slct)
Silk 8sp w/Carbon Belt drive (slct)
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The 2013 Silk with the Select Group brings the smooth, quiet and clean combination of Gates CenterTrack Carbon Belt Drive technology with a Shimano Alfine 8 Internal Hub at a reasonable price.

The Silk 2013 Select Group includes an upgrade to the new Bike Friday cartridge threadless headset.

The 2013 Select Silk includes the new Bike Friday cartridge threadless headset, a Gates Carbon Belt CDC Drive to go with Alfine 8 Internal Hub, Nexus Twist Shifters, Avid disc brakes and Kenda Kontact [406] tires.

With the Select Group, you select your frame size from three basic options (52 cm, 56 cm and 60 cm top tube equivalents), choose a frame color (Flag Red, Green Gear Green, Cream Soda Blue and Ink Black are no charge) as well as one of seven decal/cable housing color options.

A Bike Consultant will take your body measurements to help determine what frame size will fit your body. You can compare frame color and decal/cable housing color combinations by viewing our Color Module.

The Select Group makes ordering so simple that you can submit a basic order by filling out the Select Order Form.

NOTE: Saddle and Pedals are not included.

If you are not certain which Bike Friday will best fit your needs, you can look at our Comparison Chart for more information, but the best way to know that you are getting the perfect Bike Friday for your dreams of adventure is to contact a Bike Consultant for an interview.


2a Main frame: 50 Hinge Forward 20" 2" straight mono
2d Seatmast: 01 .1 Left Fold Mast 2010> Silk/NWT/ PR / PL std .055 CrMo
2e Stem /BF Made: BF Stem Riser, Adjustable for / Ahead,1 1/4" SVS
Accessories: Engraved Name Plate -bike comes w/custom engravd name plate
Bars: MTB flat Kalloy 15degree flat bars,25.4 x 560mm
BB bearing: 118.5mm BF Sealed 68xEnglish -oe
Bottle Cages: Bottle Cage , Cateye Flexible
Bottles: BF 21oz. water bottle white w/black lid - black logo
Brake Levers: Tektro "V" style Brake Levers (TS360A)
Brakes: Avid Disc Brake, MTB F/R BB 7 w/160 Cable
Cables: Cable - Housing Black std w/ Decals Black or White
Cassette: Carbon Drive, centertrack 22t Cog, Nexus / Alfine
Chainrings: Carbon Drive Centertrack 60T 130BCD, Gates
Chains: Carbon Drive belt, centertrack, 115 tooth, Gates
Cranks: Alloy single 170mm 130 53t crank w/chain guard
Headset, Threadless: 1 1/4" BF Threadless cartridge, alloy, black
Hub Front: SRAM 406 32o front disc black
Hubs geared R: Shimano Alfine 8sp 32o disc centerlock (135), black
Miscellaneous: BF Head Badge Brass -Yellow,Navy,White, w Gold trim
Rims: Alex X-101 Alum (406) 32o 20 x 1.5" Silver
Saddle: y NONE SUPPLIED - add if you want us to supply
Seatpost: Kalloy #243 Sil adjust post 28.6 x 350mm
Shifters/Controls: Shimano Nexus twist 8sp Revo hub-gear shifter
Spokes: Spokes DT 14 ga. Stainless w/ brass nip SPECIFY LENGTH
STEMS F: BF Ahead style(60,75,90,105,120mm) we size or- CHOOSE
Tires: Sunlight Kontact 20 x 1.75" (406) 40psi blk. hybrid tread
Tubes: 20x1.5 to 1.95" SV (406) (NOT for 1"-1.25 width tires)


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