LONDON, August 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Freddie Grubb draws on it's sporting heritage to release a limited edition bike to coincide with the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
London bicycle brand Freddie Grubb (affectionately named after the British cyclist Frederick H. Grubb) are releasing a limited edition bicycle to coincide with this year's Olympic Games in Brazil. The all-silver road bike has been produced to commemorate the late great Mr. Grubb who won two silver medals in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics.
"Frederick Grubb was a maverick pioneer of British cycling and besides naming our brand after him, we wanted to celebrate his Olympic achievements by building a limited edition bike to commemorate his silver medals at the 1912 Olympic games. We've taken our core Fleet model and redesigned it from the ground up, enhancing the performance with upgraded components and selecting a silver paint ﬁnish with a few choice black elements to give the bike it's distinctive aesthetic " Co founder, Jack Pattison
Key features of the Fleet DB Silver Edition:
- Silver Freddie Grubb frame with internal cable routing
- Automatic gears concealed within rear wheel hub
- Drop bars with front/rear trigger brake leavers
- Streamlined aero seat post
- Black leather saddle with titanium rails
The Fleet DB Silver Edition is available in three frame sizes and made-to-order in 4 weeks from purchase. The bike will be on display and for sale in the Freddie Grubb shop at 63 Amwell Street, London from Friday August 5th.
Notes to Editors
Launched in July 2015, Freddie Grubb is an independent manufacturer of bicycles and accessories - founded on style, quality and comfort. With Freddie Grubb it's all in the detail. Designed and built in London, their bicycles combine hand-made frames with quality components. A contemporary interpretation of the traditional town bike.
Located within a Georgian parade of shops on Amwell Street, in London's Islington, their core bicycle range is on display and for sale in a range of colours, sizes and combinations.
About Frederick H. Grubb
Frederick Henry Grubb was one of the greatest road riders of all time. Born in May 1887, he was a maverick who broke numerous time trial records (some without brakes!), was an honoured member of the Vegetarian Cycle & Athletic club and opened his own bicycle business in Brixton in 1914. Read our Journal post "Who is Freddie Grubb?" for more information.
View full speciﬁcations for the Fleet DB Silver Edition here: http://www.freddiegrubb.com/fleet-db-silver-edition/
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