2013 Recruit RN18 Complete Bike

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United Recruit RN18 2013. After the unexpected success of our high end SU18 last year, we decided to introduce a smaller bike to the Recruit collection. Even though this is our more affordable 18″ option, we have still used a premium parts package and high quality detailing. We paid attention to a younger riders needs and created our own shorter 120mm United Jr grip and shorter lever, developed a shorter 18″ specific stem, found a smaller seat option and used responsive pro level geometry to stop this feeling like just another ‘kids’ bike. Included as standard are the new features found on other 2013 Recruit models, integrated head tube, sealed mid bb, & fully sealed 3 pawl alloy cassette hub. Smaller riders rejoice.

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Geometry
Top Tube Length18 in
Frame GeometryHT: 75° / CS: 12.45 in / BB: 10.75 in / SO: 7.3 in
Material1020 hi ten steel
HeadtubeIntegrated
Dropouts6mm thick, 14mm slots
Brake MountsWelded 990
Fork Legs1020 hi ten steel
SteererIntegrated race, 1020 hi ten steel
Fork Dropouts5mm thick, 10mm slots
Handlebars1020 hi ten H: 7.25 in x W: 26 in
GripsUnited 120mm Jr w/nylon push in end
HeadsetUnited sealed bearing integrated
StemUnited short alloy front load with forged detail
LeverAlloy, junior reach
BrakeTektro 990
Cranks3pc tubular cromo, 8 spline, 152mm
BBUnited sealed bearing mid
SprocketUnited design, 25t
PedalsJunior size, nylon/fibreglass
ChainTaya 410, Black
Rear RimSingle wall 36h, alloy, colour anodized
Front RimSingle wall 36h, alloy, colour anodized
Rear Hub36h, sealed bearing alloy cassette, 14mm axle
Driver9t, 3 pawl, sealed bearing, loud mechanism
Front Hub36h, looseball, 10mm axle
Rear TyreInnova 18 x 2.1, 65 psi
Front TyreInnova 18 x 2.1, 65 psi
SeatJr size plastic with integrated post
Seat PostIntegrated with seat
Seat ClampAlloy
Weight23 lbs / 10.43 kg
ColoursFlat Black/Red & Flat Blue/Tan