Go Small: The Best Small Street Bikes

October 09, 2018

Go Small: The Best Small Street Bikes

Bicycles come in all different shapes and sizes to serve different purposes. It’s important to find the bike that fits your needs and is the right size for your body. Small street bikes are usually recommended for anyone between the heights of 4’10” and 5’5”. A smaller frame means a shorter reach from the saddle to the handlebars, which may also make small street bikes a good fit for riders with shorter arms and torsos.

Detroit Bikes Small Street Bikes

You can find small, medium, and large bikes amongst the Detroit Bikes selection. If you’re unsure whether or not a smaller bike frame is the right fit for you, feel free to ask a professional at a local retailer. Or, if you already know you’re in the market for a small street bike, go test-ride one of our bikes today!

Assembly B-Type

Our Assembly B-Type model is a classic city bike with a step-through frame. It comes in a beautiful Mint color and has 8 speeds. The small size is designed for riders between 4’11” to 5’4”. All of our Assembly bikes are designed for the rider to be able to easily put it together in their own home, and they also come with a free bike pump.

Assembly Axel

The Assembly Axel is a fun, 16-speed hard-tail made of aluminum alloy. The small frame will best fit riders between 4’11” to 5’4” and comes in a powerful red finish. The Axel is basically a mashup of urban, mountain, and BMX style bikes. Like the other Assembly models, tools are included to easily put this bike together at home.

U.S. Made B-Type

Detroit Bike’s U.S. Made B-Type is our premium city bike with a step-through frame. The frame is made out of American chromoly steel and painted with a powder-coat finish right in our factory. The U.S. Made B-Type bikes come with internal 3-speed hubs or an 8-speed derailleur. Colorways include mint, purple, rose gold, and hunter green. The small-sized frame fits best for riders between 5’0” and 5’5”.

U.S. Made Cortello

The U.S. Made Cortello is a fitness inspired bike that is ideal for both city commuting and riding on the country trails. It’s the perfect hybrid bike for any situation. The small size fits riders between 4’11” and 5’4”. Check out the U.S. Made Cortello in rally blue or mercury silver finishes.

Go Small: The Best Small Street Bikes






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