Pashley Pronto - Royal Mail Mailstar Cargo Bikes
These load carrying work horses were (and still are) built by Pashley cycles in Stratford, UK. Now lovingly restored by us and ready to do service about town. Come over for a test ride and custom options.
From the Pashley website: The Pronto was specifically designed to meet the exacting standards of the Royal Mail. It beat competition from around the world to become the sole choice for daily mail deliveries across the UK. Under Royal Mail's name the 'Mailstar', there were over 5000 in active service. It has become a firm favourite as a reliable and low maintenance carrier bicycle that can withstand the demands of regular heavy use.
With both front and rear carriers, it is capable of carrying loads up to 40 kilos whilst remaining steady and easy to ride. This is aided by the specially designed step-through frame, which allows for safe mounting and dismounting even when fully loaded. The Pronto can cope with all areas of commercial and industrial use, thanks to all-weather hub brakes and gears as well as robust puncture resistant tyres. This also makes it extremely low-maintenance, reducing the costs to your business in the long term.
Thoughtful features like easy trigger gear controls and a quick adjust seatpost means it can be used by all personnel without fuss and only the bare minimum of training. The Pronto is therefore a dependable mode of transport and a versatile alternative to licensed vehicles, all backed up by Pashley’s unique British hand-built quality.
|Gears||Sturmey Archer 3 speed, low maintenance hub gear (XRD-3) with trigger shifter.|
|Frame||Durable welded steel frame designed specifically for industrial use. Low step through.|
|Saddle||High-comfort padded design with elastomer springs.|
|Handlebar||Chromed steel riser bar on alloy and stainless stem.|
|Brakes||Low maintenance Sturmey Archer front and rear hub brakes with heavy duty cables.|
|Wheels||Heavy-duty 26" rear 24" front, alloy rims with 13 gauge spokes.|
|Tyres||1 3/4" Schwalbe Marathon Plus tyres with extra puncture protection and reflective side walls.|
|Mudguards||Full-length pre-coated aluminium guards.|
|Pedals||Non-slip with rubber inserts.|
|Crankset||Heavy-duty forged steel cranks (170mm, 42T chainring).|
|Other Features||Shatterproof polycarbonate chainguard, bell, micro adjust seatpost.|
|Frame Size||Standard 18"|
|Load Capacity||Recommended load: Front = 20 kg; Rear = 20 Kg (+ additional 60 kg if attaching the Euroload Trailer)|
Prices from £350