BSA – the flagship brand of T.I Cycles of India is widely known for value for money durable cycles for children and adults. This brand was established with their core values being freedom, fun, style, energy and comfort. And indeed, their bicycles are a reflection of their values. The Ladybird range from BSA has been a popular name in the Indian market, associated with durable bicycles for young girls and women. We got an opportunity to check out the BSA Ladybird Cleo 26”, read on for our thoughts.
Frame - The BSA Ladybird Cleo is made using a Steel frame. The low step through design of the frame enables easy mounting and dismounting. A Steel frame means that the bicycle is sturdy and durable. Additionally, the bicycle has an integrated carrier and mudguards. The bicycle is available in a single, standard, frame size.
Fork - The BSA Ladybird Cleo has a rigid Steel fork that is sturdy and durable.
Drivetrain - The BSA Ladybird Cleo is a single-speed bicycle, which ensures ease of use and low maintainence requirements. Additionally, the bicycle has a chain guard for added safety.
Braking - The BSA Ladybird Cleo has V-Brakes at the front and rear. The braking was balanced and safe and the levers are easy to use, and require two-three fingers to operate.
Tires - The BSA Ladybird Cleo rolls on a pair of 26” tires that are attached to steel rims. The width of the tire ensures stability, control and grip.
Other Features - Broad and well-cushioned PU saddle, colour coded mudguards (front and rear), a wire mesh front basket, Reflectors.
Colours - This bicycle is available in two colour options – Rich Burgundy, Metallic Pink.
The BSA Cleo 26” is a straightforward, no-fuss single-speed city bike for young girls and women. It is an ideal bicycle for leisure rides and short commutes. The frame size and geometry is ideal for women whose height is between 5’ and 5’8”. The BSA Ladybird Cleo is priced at Rs. 5,255 (as on 15th May 2019).
Prices are subject to change by the brand, without due notice.