2014 Mesika 3.0
2014 Mesika 3.0

2014 Mesika 3.0

The perfect, hassle-free commuter set-up right out of the box: a Gates Carbon Belt Drive attached to a Shimano Nexus Internal 7sp rear hub, a comfy and durable Selle Royal Lookin saddle, Kenda tires with puncture protection and set it and forget it Shimano roller brakes. No external gears or messy chains to deal with. Did we mention this was the perfect, hassle-free commuter bike?

Highlights
AL-6061 custom formed butted Aluminum tubes with single speed insert for belt drive and Women's geometry
Gates belt drive
Shimano roller brakes
Kenda anti-puncture tires
Selle Royal Women's specific LookIn saddle

Size Guide: 2014 Mesika Series

Unique Women-Specific Geometry

The Mesika models have a unique women-specific geometry that maximizes standover height and stability. All Mesikas feature women specific saddles for maximum comfort and handle bars with ergonomic, grips for smaller hands.

Frames

We revamped the 2014 Mesika line for improved handling and comfort. We managed to achieve this by simply lowering the bottom bracket. The result was an overall lower center of gravity which increases the standover clearance, improves stability and produces a more confident ride. For additional rider comfort, this year we’ve introduced the Raleigh Sizing System that is based on an exhaustive database of bike fittings. This system is used during the development of new geometries allowing both customers and sales staff to determine the best size for the rider quickly by referencing a size decal on the bike.

For Women, by Women

Graphics for all the Mesikas were designed by a woman with input from a panel of women. The result is a bike that looks as good as it rides. A big thank you to all the women who helped us during the design process!

Geometry

Size XS SM MD LG
Seat Tube Length ** 350.0mm 400.0mm 450.0mm 500.0mm
Standover Height 685.0mm 705.0mm 745.0mm 775.0mm
Top Tube Length * 530.0mm 555.0mm 570.0mm 595.0mm
Head Tube Length 100.0mm 105.0mm 130.0mm 150.0mm
Head Angle 70.0° 71.0° 71.0° 71.0°
Seat Angle 74.4° 73.0° 73.0° 73.0°
Chain Stay Length 455.0mm 455.0mm 455.0mm 455.0mm
Fork Offset 40.0mm 40.0mm 40.0mm 40.0mm
BB Drop 70.0mm 70.0mm 70.0mm 70.0mm
Stem Length 80.0mm 80.0mm 90.0mm 90.0mm
Handlebar Width 640.0mm 640.0mm 640.0mm 640.0mm
Crank Length 170.0mm 170.0mm 170.0mm 175.0mm
Seat Post Length 350.0mm 350.0mm 400.0mm 400.0mm

* Measured Horizontally** Measured from Center

2014 Misceo & Mesika series

RELIABILITY, DURABILITY, AND SIMPLICITY

FOR WOMen, by WOMen

Graphics for all the Mesikas were designed by a woman with input from a panel of women. The result is a bike that looks as good as it rides. A big thank you to all the women who helped us during the design process!

2014 misceo & Mesika series

Lookin Saddles

Lookin Saddles

The majority of the Misceo and Mesika models feature the new Lookin saddles from Selle Royal. These saddles feature Royalgel, a proprietary ingredient that has been shown to reduce contact pressure by up to 40% providing the maximum level of comfort through better weight distribution. These saddles are also made with Strengtex, an extremely durable material that is able to repel scratches, tears and water. The Lookin is as visually striking as it is technical, boasting a transparent "window" to its Royalgel interior.

Frames

We revamped the 2014 Misceo and Mesika lines for improved handling and comfort. We managed to achieve this by simply lowering the bottom bracket. The result was an overall lower center of gravity which increases the standover clearance, improves stability and produces a more confident ride. For additional rider comfort, this year we've introduced the Raleigh Sizing System that is based on an exhaustive database of bike fittings. This system is used during the development of new geometries allowing both customers and sales staff to determine the best size for the rider quickly by referencing a size decal on the bike.

Reliability

Our home base in Seattle is famous for its wet weather, giving us the perfect testing ground for developing durable bikes. To endure the rigors of daily urban assaults, a bike must thrive in the most uncompromising conditions: poor roads, outdoor parking and inclement weather. They need reliable tires and durable components that require minimal maintenance, and we most certainly have that covered: the majority of the Misceo and Mesika models come with low maintenance disc brakes, and the Misceo 4.0 and Mesika 3.0 swap out a traditional chain for a smooth Gates carbon belt. Added bonus for the women, the Mesika 3.0 also features low maintenance Shimano roller brakes, it is sure to turn some heads.

Specs
Sizes XS  SM  MD  LG 
Frame AL-6061 Custom Formed Butted Aluminum Tubes, w/ SS Insert for Belt Drive
Fork 4130 Chromoly w/Roller Brake Arm Holder
Headset Ahead 1-1/8"
Cranks Forged 2pc 50t Gates Center Track Belt Drive Front Ring
Bottom Bracket FSA PF30 Eccentric w/Sealed Bearings
F. Derailleur N/A
R. Derailleur N/A
Shifter Shimano Nexus 7spd Revo Twist Shifter
Cogset Gates Center Track 24t
Chain Gates Center Track Belt
Brakes Shimano BR-IM45 Roller Brake
Brake Levers Shimano Nexus BL-IM65
Front Hub Shimano Nexus HB-IM40 36h
Rear Hub Shimano Nexus 7spd Internal Geared Hub
Spokes 14g Stainless Steel
Rims Weinmann XM25 Disc Double Wall
Tires Kenda K192 w/PRC Antipuncture and K-Shield 700x38c
Handlebar Raleigh Alloy Riser 640/15mm, 31.8
Grips Raleigh Women's Specific
Stem Raleigh 200 Series Alloy Ahead 4-Bolt 7º
Seatpost Raleigh 200 Series 27.2x400mm
Seat Selle Royal Lookin
Colors Pearl White
Note Specifications Subject to Change
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