Traitor Ruben Drop Bar Bike 2016

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Traitor - Ruben Drop Bar Bike 2016
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Want a bike that will help you get to work while also fulfilling your need for speed? Search no further than the Traitor Ruben Drop Bar Bike, the latest and greatest in the series of Pacific Northwest style commuter vehicles from Traitor that doesn't sacrifice an ounce on speed. Thanks to a steel frame and fork the road will feel forgiving whether you're riding for work or pleasure, while the Ruben's Shimano Sora drive train lends you all the power you need to muscle up the PNW's ambitious hills. Don't need all those gears? No problem. Traitor s new swinging dropout system allows you to switch between a geared or singlespeed setup with complete and total ease. Feel like upping the ante and racing a bit? The Traitor Ruben Drop Bar Bike is modeled after a traditional cyclocross so if you want to throw bigger tires on and race, let's just say, the world is your oyster. *Please note: All Traitor bikes ship with a partial factory build and will need further assembly. If you need help putting your bike together, please contact an evo service center or a local authorized bicycle retailer for assistance.*

Product Details

Frame and Fork

Founderland Seamless Double Butted Chromoly TubingSeamless drawn tube for increased strength and ride quality.

Ruben Disc Fork1 1/8" Threadless w/Lugged Dropouts (396mm Axle to Crown)

Custom DropoutThe Ruben Pivot Axle System allows the Ruben to be run with gears, singlespeed, or internal geared hub. Built-in chain tensioners help you set the wheel and once set, you never have to reposition the wheel again even for wheel changes on singlespeed or internal geared hub setups.

Drive Train

2 x 9 Shimano Sora STI Drive TrainProvides ample gearing for any type of commuting or general riding.


Promax Render R BrakesCable disc brakes that will have you stopping with complete confidence no matter the weather conditions.

Wheel Set

TubesKenda 700c x 28/32

Butted 14 / 15 Gauge Spokes

Additional Features

Tire ClearanceMaximum tire width 35c, maximum tire width with fenders 30c.

Cyclocross-inspired geometry that can accommodate bigger tires for racing.

Comes with fender mounts as well as mounts for a rear rack.

In-Store Assembly RecommendedIt is highly recommended you have your new Traitor bicycle assembled by the experts at your local bike shop. If you ship to an evo store, assembly is free!


  • Weight (lbs): 25
  • Wheel Size: 700C
  • Rims: Alex DA16
  • Brake Type: Cable Disc
  • Fork Material: Chromoly
  • Frame Material: Chromoly
  • Bike Style: Cyclocross, Road
  • Handlebar Shape: Drop
  • Bar Tape/Grips: FSA Black Cork
  • Bottom Bracket: FSA JIS
  • Crankset: FSA Tempo Double 50t/34t (Black)
  • Headset: FSA TH-857 Polished Silver
  • Tires: Kenda Tendril 700c x 28
  • Warranty: None
  • Hubs: Polished Silver Disc
  • Handlebar: Promax 31.8 Drop Bar Black
  • Stem: Promax 3D Forged 31.8 Black
  • Seatpost: Promax Alloy 26.6 x 350mm Black
  • Brake Calipers: Promax Render R
  • Fork: Ruben Disc Chromoly Fork
  • Chain: Shimano CN-HG53
  • Cassette: Shimano CS-HG50 11-30t
  • Brake Levers: Shimano Sora
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Sora 2 Speed
  • Shifters: Shimano Sora 9 speed
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Sora 9 speed
  • Saddle: Traitor Diamond Race Black
  • Gender: Unisex
  • Gearing: 2 x 9
Size M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 550 570 600
Seat Tube (mm) 512 543 574
Stack (mm) 555 574 608
Reach (mm) 383 394 408
Standover Height (mm) 772 800 829
Head Tube Angle (◦) 72 72 72
Seat Tube Angle (◦) 73 73 72.5
Chainstay Length (mm) 426 426 426
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 68 68 68
Head Tube Length (mm) 120 140 175

Other Notes

Traitor products can only be shipped within the United States



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