Downtube VS Xootr

Our $299 Nova is competitive with the Xootr Swift ( $799 ). Our 9sp bikes have more gears, optional suspension, adjustable stem, alloy pedals, and smaller fold.

  Xootr Swift ($799) Downtube 9 ($549) Downtube Nova ($299) Downtube FS ($549)
Frame Material Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium
Drivetrain 8sp cassette 9sp cassette 7sp freewheel 9sp cassette
Suspension none steel fork Zoom fork none steel fork Zoom fork and rear shock
Cranks replaceable chainring replaceable chainring replaceable chainring replaceable chainring
Stem fixed angle fixed angle fixed angle fixed angle
Pedals Aluminium folding Aluminium folding Plastic folding Aluminium folding
Frame Safety lock Yes Yes Yes Yes
Replacable rear derailleur hanger Yes Yes Yes Yes
Water Bottle braze-on No Yes Yes Yes
Frame protector (bar from below to protect frame) No Yes Yes Yes
Use Standard Bike parts Yes Yes Yes Yes
Weight 22.2 26 24.5 27