All City Cycles is well known for having a retro-styled take on all their bikes, but their Electric Queen reigns as one of the most quirky, with an old-school spatter style paintjob on the lugged steel tubes. You can even order it with a segmented rigid fork, but it's still got a load of modern features, such as through axles, Boost spacing and internal dropper routing.
The Electric Queen sits as the more versatile trail riding and general messing about hardtail to the hardcore steel singlespeed Log Lady. Much like that bike, it uses their '612 Select' tubing, which is a mixture of double butted 4130 chromoly steel with investment cast lugged dropouts plus and electrophoretic deposition coating on the inside of the tubes to prevent them from rotting.
All City say that the bike is pitched as a do-anything machine for everything from dirt jump playing to singletrack sessions and it's made to be versatile when it comes to wheel size, with the choice of running up to 2.4" tyres on 29" rims or fatty 3" tyres on 650b wheels.
The frame is corrected for a 120mm travel suspension fork, but if you buy the frameset then the rather nice rigid fork with tapered steerer comes with it. Our complete build also gets a one-by SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain and Level TL disc brakes.
Geometry wise, it sits in the (relatively) sharp and fast category, with a 67.7º head angle, 71.5º seat angle and a reach of 454mm for a size large, though that is paired with a 50mm stem and some whopping 800mm Gusset bars on our bike.
A frame and fork will cost £1,150 , with sizes from XS to XL available via UK distributor Ison.
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