|2013 Specialized Langster|
I picked up a 2013 Specialized Langster as a commuter. I've been wanting to stop driving into work for a long time now, but at my office complex, the only space for bikes is a small corner of the garage near the entrance. I never wanted to ride my road bike in because that area isn't very secure. My original thought was that, since it's a relatively cheap bike, it would be a lot less stressful to leave the Langster locked up in the garage.
Of course, now that I actually have it, that logic is going right out the window. I love this bike. I'll still ride it to work, but I don't think I'll be any less concerned about it. Oh well - it's worth it. A few details:
|The bike has a flip-flop rear hub that can be run as singlespeed or fixed. Right now I only have a fixed cog.|
|Current gear ratio is a reasonable 48:16|
|The seat tube is one of the big design changes - squared off at the bottom and rounded toward the top.|
|The new frame lines for the 2013 Langster are really stunning, and I'm really surprised at how much I like the red-on-white color scheme.|