State Bicycle Co 4130 Road Bike

Finding an affordable bike that manages to meet your performance expectations is something that is often easier said than done but we might just have found the ideal candidate for this in the shape of the great looking State Bicycle Co 4130 Road Bike. This eye-catching contraption is effortlessly cool from an aesthetic point of view, doesn’t cost the earth and will deliver the sort of performance you demand out on the asphalt.

The State Bicycle Co 4130 Road Bike has a price tag of $549.99 and you’re getting a lot of bang for your buck here because it comes with some thoroughly impressive features that you wouldn’t typically expect to see in a bike within this price bracket. The 4130 Road Bike delivers versatility and value in abundance and if you find yourself in need of a new two-wheeled ally this summer, this would certainly be one of our top picks here at Coolector HQ.

Two Wheel Warrior

This superb looking steed is State Bicycle Co’s first geared road back and, as you can plainly see, they’ve hit a home run right off the bat with this one. The quality is second to none and the fact that it can be yours for $549.99 makes it one mighty appealing proposition. The design pays homage to the look of classic road bikes with the clean lines and colorways that State Bicycle Co are  synonymous with and the 4130 Road adds in considerable versatility for all kinds of drop-bar riders with a simple-yet-effective 8-speed drivetrain and clearance for 25-35mm wide tires.

The State Bicycle Co 4130 Road Bike ($549.99) is built on a lightweight double-butted Chromoly steel frame, which means that this majestic looking machine is ideally equipped for commuters, with room for fenders over the stock 25mm tires, not to mention fittings for luggage racks on both front and rear of the bike. The 8-speed rear drivetrain shifts using a downtube lever, a choice that makes an immediate callback to the bikes of yesteryear but also ensures a low-maintenance performance courtesy of the robust nature of the shifting system.

To finish off the drivetrain you’ll find the CNC-machined crankset with a single chainring in a classic natural aluminium finish that makes sure that this top class bicycle really does deliver an unparalleled performance day in, day out. There are plenty of retro design elements to be enjoyed with the 4130 Road Bike from State Bicycle Co which includes the brake levers, hubs, pad holders and saddle, all of which were considered for both performance and aesthetics.

Lightweight Performance

Designed to offer a lightweight performance, the State Bicycle Co 4130 Road Bike is the perfect everyday bike for the casual cyclist who wants a top performing machine for a price that doesn’t break the bank. The lightweight wheels are capable of handling up to 35mm-wide tires, a width more commonly seen on gravel and cyclocross bikes. This is a nod to the way drop-bar bikes are being ridden these days from State Bicycle Co.

The price tag of $549.99 is a great one for such an accomplished bike as this and it delivers an exceptionally affordable and versatile platform for riders who love their understated, timeless aesthetic but need the gears to conquer the hills. Available in Black & Metallic, Americana colourways, you’re sure to find the steed that matches your own sense of style and visual tastes with this top notch steed from State Bicycle Co.

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.