Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
Wabi Classic
$895.00

Wabi Classic

The Classic is the core model in our lineup--Reynolds 725 steel, rock-solid components and our clean look at under 19 pounds. Each bike is built to order along with your choice of handlebars, saddles and more.

Our current color options are Sable Green, a dark green, and Rhodium Blue, a silvery blue. Custom colors for a $250 upgrade are also available as an option. See more info below. 

Get the latest here on lead times for builds and when we'll get new inventory.

Size chart

RIDER HEIGHT  FRAME SIZE STANDOVER HEIGHT
5'4 - 5'7 49CM 30.2IN
5'7 - 5'10 52CM 31.3IN
5'10 - 6'1 55CM 32.5IN
6'1 - 6'3 58CM 33.6IN
6'3 - 6'6 60CM 34.8IN

Description

BUILT FOR THE LONG ROAD, READY FOR THE STREETS

If you’re a road cyclist looking to make the leap to single speed or fixed gear—whether for training, an added challenge, or to try something new—the Wabi Classic is made for you. With frame geometry that’s relaxed but not slouchy, it’s perfect for long distance head-up riding while remaining aggressive enough to tuck in and give those pedals hell.

If mashing down city streets is more your style, the Wabi Classic's short wheelbase gives you a nimble ride for dodging taxis or bunny-hopping any rip-rap that gets in your way.

IN STEEL WE TRUST

At about 19 pounds, the Wabi Classic is one of the lightest all-steel fixed gear bikes around. And it’s all thanks to Reynolds 725 Chromoly steel. As a double-butted tubing, Reynolds 725 has thinner walls throughout its length while its critical connection points are thicker to allow for stronger welds. It’s also heat-treated for greater durability and rigidity than the more-common 4130 Chromoly steel used in lower-end framesets. TIG welded by hand, this frame is as strong as it is sleek.

BOMBPROOF EVERYTHING

At the tail-end, you’ll find true track-style horizontal rear dropouts that can handle the extra torque generated when backpedaling to slow your roll. Rock-solid components from major makers including Tektro, Tange, and Andel complete the package.

Adding to the buttery feel of the Wabi Classic, a hand-brazed tapered Chromoly steel fork leads the way, soaking up bumps and chatters like a champ. Shipped with a sealed bearing Tange Seiki Technoglide headset installed and ready to rock, expect crisp steering and handling out of the box.

PICK YOUR BUILD

Every Wabi is assembled to order, so you can have drop bars, riser bars, bullhorns, compact drops, all at no extra charge. Tell us what gearing you want, upgrade your wheels or tires, or let us know about anything else you've seen on a Wabi (or another bike) and we'll build your bike the way you want it.

For Summer 2020, the Classic is available in Sable Green, a dark glossy green, and Rhodium Blue, a silver metallic blue. For custom colors, see our topic on how to choose a color. Put the color in your checkout comments. You can also choose your component colors as black (with black chain) or silver (with gold or silver chain). 

  • Reynolds 725 double butted, heat treated tubing, TIG welded joints
  • Lightweight 700c responsive wheels - only 1725g/set.
  • Total bike weight of about 19 lbs (55cm size)
  • Road racing inspired frame design for a fast but comfortable ride
  • Eyelets at front and rear dropouts for fenders and racks 
  • Flip-flop hubs - run freewheel, fixed or both
  • 46t/18t freewheel (default on drive side) and fixed cog
  • 28mm Kenda tires (fits up to 32mm wide tires)

Looking to customize gearing or a brake or crankset upgrade? Contact us at support@wabicycles. 

Components
Crankset Andel RSC1-7102
Bottom Bracket TH BB-7420ST, 68/103 sealed
Headset Tange Seiki RDC-82 Threadless
Stem Leadtec LCS-7091, 4 bolt, 0 degree rise
Seat post Kalloy SP-248D, 27.2mm, 250mm long
Brakes Tektro R540 calipers w/ Jagwire cables
Chain YBN S20G2, gold, 1/2'x3/32'
Lock Ring Joy Tech BC1.29X24 /UCP
Fixed Cog Andel FW-710S CNC
Freewheel Cold-forged Long Yih 3 pawl


Individual components subject to change. Ask us if you need confirmation on specific items.

SIZING

We highly recommend review our sizing page before purchasing. We recommend looking at both your height and your actual inseam / standover height. The guide below can also provide some general guidelines.

RIDER HEIGHT  FRAME SIZE STANDOVER HEIGHT
5'4 - 5'7 49CM 30.2IN
5'7 - 5'10 52CM 31.3IN
5'10 - 6'1 55CM 32.5IN
6'1 - 6'3 58CM 33.6IN
6'3 - 6'6 60CM 34.8IN

 

You can also find a complete geometry chart on our tech / geometry page.

FAQ/IMPORTANT LINKS

Check out our FAQ/Knowledge Base for most questions.

Assembly. Note that our bikes come 90%+ assembled and most customers can assemble themselves. This saves you the time and cost of taking the bike to a bike shop for assembly.

Upgrade options explained. This will help explain the upgrades in the dropdown menus and well as other options that are not on the menu.

Warranty

Shipping and Returns

    Steel

    We use Reynolds 725 and Columbus Spirit. These higher quality grades of steel allows us to use less of it, so you get a lighter, more responsive frame.

    E.D Coating

    Our steel frames are E.D. coated to act as a rust preventative and a primer. This high-performance rust inhibitor is applied inside the frame and out.

    design

    Wabi frames are road-designed with upright angles, and short wheelbases, which creates comfort, efficiency, and predictable handling. Our road frame design gives you an agile and fast ride.

    Details

    We love the detail of our frames. You'll find cast-brazed dropouts, machined head tubes, brazed seatpost collars, bottle cage eyelets, and brazed forks. 

    Customer Reviews
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    ML
    10/30/2020
    Martha L.
    United States United States
    Beautiful Bike

    I love my Wabi bicycle! It’s a work of art. I love to joy ride around my neighborhood. You won’t regret this purchase!

    NL
    11/13/2020
    Neil L.
    United States United States
    Radical Gearing

    I liked the bike. The 48/16 gear ratio proved to be too radical for the hills of Austin. After a month of riding I pulled a hamstring. I have changed the rear cog to a 20 tooth. Still recovering from the injury. I have not tried the new gearing yet. Hopefully it will be better suited to the Texas hill country.

    AV
    11/12/2020
    Aj V.
    United States United States
    I'm Flyin!

    Simple set up and all the parts were packaged well. Bike feels great on the road and zippy.

    BS
    10/30/2020
    Blake S.
    United States United States
    Dream bike

    I’ve had my Classic for about a month now, and I’m loving it. It was ready to ride right out of the box and it is the smoothest and most comfortable bike I’ve ever ridden. It’s a great looking bike, too - the pictures don’t do the blue/grey paint color justice. In short, it’s a dream bike!

    AP
    10/30/2020
    Al P.
    United States United States
    Exceptional Single Speed / Fixed gear that out performs my Roubaix?

    I can’t brag enough about how snappy, sporty, nimble, quick and fun this Wabi Classic is to ride. I’ve “retired” my Roubaix this Autumn/Winter but forge ahead on my Wabi cycle. Don’t hesitate to purchase your new Wabi today!

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