Challenge Folding 26 Inch Trekking Bike - Unisex.

 332/4680
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Challenge Folding 26 Inch Trekking Bike - Unisex.
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Ideal for the recreational rider who wants that bit extra, this Challenge 26 inch folding trekking bike, is great for exploring the great outdoors. Durable and strong, with features such as a tough silver steel frame, 18 gears with Sunrun shifters and front suspension, this hard-wearing bike gives an easier, smoother ride.

  • Steel frame.
  • 18 gears with Thumb shift shifters.
  • Sunrun SL-KDSG-03 gears.
  • Sunrun RD-HG-04 rear derailleur.
  • Front V-type and rear V-type brakes.
  • Front suspension.
  • Steel forks.
  • Weight fully assembled 16.5kg.
  • 18.5 inch frame size.
  • 26 inch wheel size.
  • 31 to 34 inch inside leg measurements.
  • Minimal assembly.
  • EAN: 3324680.

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Bike Tyres

The tyres on our bikes are sold partially inflated to prevent damage in transit. You will need to fully inflate the tyres before use.

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Customer reviews and ratings

Challenge Folding 26 Inch Trekking Bike - Unisex. 3.7 5 17 17
Excellent buy My daughter purchased this with her birthday money and she loves it, we live in a flat and therefore needed something easy on storage, my only critic is that it would be useful to have something that holds it together when folded as it does make it harder to carry trying to keep it closed, but otherwise excellent and I would recommend 21 October 2014
Beware if your weight is above 80kg (176lb) I was disappointed to find that the bike that I had purchased in order to lose weight and get fitter cannot be ridden because I'm 13kg over a weight limit of 80kg maximum (including panniers etc.) for the bike! 16 October 2014
Good everyday bike My partner uses this bike everyday to get to work & back it is very handy because it folds up nicely to go into the boot of the car when he finishes late and cycles directly to the pub. The folding is not as easy as is seems, but is manageable,e especially when you are used to it. For the cost it is a good everyday bike 09 September 2014
Quite Impressed Feels just like a normal mountain bike , but folds neatly in half and fits snugly into the boot of my focus . Came complete with a bell, front and rear reflectors and folding pedals , Seat seems fine . Was a bit of a handful trying to get it into my boot for the first time , as it kept opening out , so I have now added a strap to keep it securely folded . The locking mechanism seems very sturdy. Am looking forward to giving it a good trial asap . Ps. I think it it a bagain . 03 September 2014
Basic, but sturdy Assembly is easy enough for anyone with basic D.I.Y. I have had it out on the commute, it folds easy enough without much difficulty. The bad points: The brakes especially in the wet!! The gears needed adjusting So be prepared for a few minor upgrades, brakes, possible front derailleur as the Sunrun supplied is week and mudguards I would recommend as it's faster than the small wheeled folders, handles well, folds easy 29 August 2014
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Where can we see one?

2 months, 2 weeks ago
Live in Suffolk, would like 2, worried about size for my Wife!
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1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Hi, thank you for your question.

Please ask to view one of the Challenge Folding 26 Inch Trekking Bike ? Unisex in store. There is also details available on the internet regarding the correct bike size based on the inside leg measurement.

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Re tyres

3 months ago
Hi dose it have normal type or mountain type tyres fitted.
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2 months, 4 weeks ago
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Hi Bryan,

Thank you for your question.

I can confirm that this bike comes fitted with mountain bike tyres.

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Can a standard seat replace existing seat

3 months, 2 weeks ago
From previous feedback it is clear that the seat is uncomfortable and not suitable, therefore can you confirm whether a standard cycle seat purchased in a shop can fit to replace existing seat?
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3 months, 1 week ago
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Hi, Estoneia.

Yes, the Challenge Folding 26 Inch Trekking Bike seat can be replaced with a standard seat.

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Width and Length Measurements required

3 months, 2 weeks ago
Please can you tell me what the width and length measurements are when folded, so that I have an idea whether the folded bike can fit in the car.
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3 months, 1 week ago
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Hi, Estoneia.

The folded dimensions of the Challenge Folding 26 Inch Trekking Bike are 99 x 60 x 83cm.

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4 months, 4 weeks ago
My husband has assembled the bike and I thought I would only need to unclip the lever and push it to fold it again but neither of us can get it folded. Is there something else we need to do to fold it.

Do we need to take the handlebars off again?
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4 months, 2 weeks ago
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after you have loosened the 'clip handle' you need to 'pull up' on the clip to release the spring loaded bolt that the clip is attached too
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7 months ago
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6 months ago
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depends on the size of the boot - you would need a large car with a large boot for it to fit
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4 months, 2 weeks ago
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am 22 stone and 6 ft tall, had no problems with the bike at all :)
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4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Im 16 stone & never had a problem in 3 years of use
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7 months ago
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Hello, Karen.

The maximum user weight for the Challenge Folding 26 Inch Trekking Bike is 85kg, which is about 13 stone.

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Inside Leg specification

8 months ago
The webpage still says "31 to 34 inch inside leg measurements."

Answers here are contradictory:

... the leg size for a 26inch bike is 26 inches to 32 inches. I am sorry for the confusion this has caused.

... With the Challenge Folding 26 Inch Trekking Bike - Unisex, the frame is 17 inches, which means it is suitable for a 30-31.9 inch inside leg measurement (one inch less than the 31 inches listed).

Please clarify once again.
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4 months, 1 week ago
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My leg measurement is 29" and I am fine (just about) using this bike with the seat at its lowest
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7 months ago
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Hello,

Having spoken to our supplier, they advise me that the inside leg specification of 31 to 34 inch is correct for bikes from 26.5? to 30.5?
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I weigh 85kg is this bike suitable for me ?

8 months ago
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8 months ago
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Hello there,

The maximum user weight for this product is 80kg.

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can i take the bike folded on trains?

9 months ago
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9 months ago
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I would advise checking with the Train company that you would be using as some trains have bike racks, storage areas etc that you could use but some may not.

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