SLADDA

IKEA's chainless, flat-packed bicycle

#5 Product of the DayJanuary 15, 2017
Discussion
Would you recommend this product?
No reviews yet
Interesting, although in the Netherlands you can get bikes for a similar price. The customization makes me think of Van Moof https://www.vanmoof.com/en_nl/
Upvote (13)Share
While there are many benefits for a belt-driven bicycle, there are plenty drawbacks too: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Be...
Hunter
@gianpaj very good to know!
Damn, in Canada the Ikea Family Price makes a $400 difference!
To bad the cart in the front style all over Europe seems to be a "no-no" in the US.
Hiring
But I see a chain 🤔
@nivo0o0 It's a rubber belt
@eindbaas @nivo0o0 Rubber seems like something that would not hold up very well in this context... But hey, there's a 10 year warranty on the belt drive, and a 25 year warranty on the bike ("limited" though...) Plus rust-proof, which is sweet.
@shimmb @nivo0o0 Don't think of rubber as in rubber band but rubber as in tire. Brands like Trek use the same belts.