Wabi Lightning
Wabi Lightning
Wabi Lightning
Wabi Lightning
Wabi Lightning
Wabi Lightning
Wabi Lightning
$1,445.00

Wabi Lightning

At just over 18 lbs, the Lightning is a bike that changes the steel fixed gear/single speed game. It's the perfect combination of characteristics—light and fast but with that great ride of super light steel. 

The current colors are Pearl Black, a glossy pearlized metallic black, and Pearl White, a glossy pearlized metallic white.

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

    LIGHTWEIGHT PERFORMANCE

    For those looking for one of the lightest one gear rides out there, the Lightning delivers. It features a triple butted Columbus Spirit frame, a sleek carbon fork and our lightweight wheelset for a weight of about 18.5 pounds (55cm). 

    PICK YOUR BUILD

    Every Wabi is assembled to order, so you can customize it the way you want. Pick your component colors, bar types, saddle type, gaer ratio and more at no extra costs. Plus, we offer lots of upgrades on almost every part of the bike. Check out our options explained page more for more info. Want something else? Contact us and we can spec it for you.

    SOLID SPECS

    • Columbus Spirit triple butted, heat treated tubing
    • Carbon fork painted to match frame
    • Lightweight 700c wheels with flip-flop hubs
    • Total bike weight of 18.5 lbs (55cm size)
    • Road racing inspired frame design for a fast but comfortable ride
    • 46t/18t deluxe freewheel (default on drive side) and fixed cog
    • 23mm Kenda tires (fits up to 28mm wide tires)

    This bike does not come with pedals, but you can add them during the checkout process.

    BUILD NOTES

    Due to component shortages and delays, we may be limited on some component color options or have to substitute some components listed below (at equal or better quality).

    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 (or equivalent)
    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.

     

    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

    You can also find a complete geometry chart on our tech / geometry page. Note that we don't have weight limits for bicycles, but the Sub 15 wheelset is rated to only 225 lbs.

    FAQ/IMPORTANT LINKS

    Get the latest inventory and lead time status for builds. This is where you can find out how long it takes to get a complete build.

    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. Note: 60cms build require more assembly as they need to be disassembled more than usual due to bike box size constraints.

    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



    Customer Reviews
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    RH
    05/26/2022
    Richard H.
    United States United States

    Excellent Customer Service

    I recently purchased a Lightning and had a minor problem with a component on it. Customer Service responded quickly and sent me a new part. Very satisfied.

    JD
    03/19/2021
    Joseph D.
    United States United States

    Great bike

    The bike is great. Everything I asked for.

    DB
    03/06/2021
    Douglas B.
    United States United States

    A lovely bicycle and excellent service

    First, the people at Wabi cycles were extremely helpful. I exchanged more than a dozen emails sorting out the proper sizing, as well as component adjustments. The bike arrived carefully packed and in excellent shape. It was a simply matter getting it assembled. The bike itself is lovely, and it an absolute blast to ride. I also ordered a second wheel, and the shopping experience was every bit as excellent. The folks at Wabi cycles sell excellent produces with real care for their customers. I would not hesitate buying from them again.

    JH
    03/05/2021
    James H.
    United States United States

    Waiting

    Never unpacked at this time, so experience is to be determined.

    RA
    12/13/2020
    Roman A.
    United States United States

    Amazing

    I have ridden plenty of road bikes, and none of them come close to the impeccable road feel that this bike delivers. I am still blown away by the specs right out of the box! I plan to swap out the cog for a smaller tooth immediately and later try out some top mount brake levers for the aesthetics (which you can choose above, I happen to like the drop mount brake levers as well). This is my first fixed gear bike, and I cannot see myself going back.