My wife and I purchased two new Towney bikes from REI in Bellingham. Great service from the bike department. I own a road bike and a mountain bike . The Towney is a different direction in biking. I seem to hear the song “Easy like Sunday morning” in my head while riding this bike. Nice seat, like riding in your easy chair!
Smooth and easy handling. Can't wait to get to Disney rv park so we can ride to all the activities.
I finally had to give in to my old bones; getting handlebars that set me up straighter. This bike is FANTASTIC! Easy to get on, the handlebars and neck height are so comfortable for my ailing hips, knees and back. I thought it would take me forever to get used to the new (to me) gear shift - but nope - all went GREAT. What a fun new ride!
I have had my 7D for two and a half years now. Have had recumbent bikes, recumbent tadpoles, fat bikes, and a hybrid. This is the only one left. Upright position, gearing, Comfort, and the ability to mount racks and fenders make this the perfect bike. It’s been ridden on rail trails, the NY Canal trail, and on the road. Add bags and a trunk and it’s off to the market. Absolutely love this bike. Keeps this 67 year old guy riding.
Bought a Townie for my wife and myself. Very comfortable and very easy to ride. Really like being able to start and stop flat footed. We are 64 and 65 and feel much safer on these bikes.
A classic styled bicycle with thicker tires for a smooth and very comfortable ride. I love the design and, with 7 speeds, enough variety to take on any road or lane in the city.
I love this bike. Well made and just fun to ride around town.
This is an excellent bike. I was starting to have back pain using my hybrid when commuting to work so I wanted to get a bike with a more upright sitting position. The Townie is great, its very comfortable, light weight, just not very good for going up hill. Otherwise, terrific. I bicycle 20 miles a day, to and from work, and it is perfect for that.
The Electra Townie is a beautiful bike. I am excited to ride it. Unfortunately it was poorly packaged. The front fork was zip tied to a piece of cardboard and resting on the bottom of the box. The fork is damaged, the wheel mounting slot is bent on one side and will not accept the wheel mounting bolt. The paint is badly chipped on both of the mounting slots. I am waiting for REI to replace the fork. Also missing is a screw that holds the handle bar plate.
Let me start by saying I have never purchased a bicycle for myself. Had one as a kid and have been wanting another for a while and decided on this guy thanks to all the positive reviews. This bike is worth every penny. I am almost 40 and little soft around the middle and was looking at riding for fun and a little exercise. I rode this bike for 2 hours on my first time out and was still able to walk the next day! I live in a hilly area and having all the gears made it almost effortless to pedal. I zoomed downhill with ease (prob due to the extra around the middle) and my back never hurt because I was never hunched over riding. I rode mostly on pavement and some on packed gravel without any difficulty. The bike is on the heavy side though so I opted for a hitch style mount instead of a roof mount for my subi. Bike was shipped fire to rei and they promptly assembled and I picked it up a few days later. Thanks rei I’ll be back to get one for my daughter with my annual dividend!
Gave as BDay gift to my hubby and he loves it. Rides smooth and seat is comfortable. The bike is great looking too.
Bike is great but when we picked it up we realized there were some major scratches and dings on the bike we guess from assembly - very disappointing for a $500 bike!
This bike is so comfortable to ride. Can ride long distance without hands and shoulders issues. The flat foot design makes it very steady when stopping. This is a great bike!
Great bike. The crank is set forward instead of directly under the seat. Make for a very easy ride.