PUBLIC V7 Bike

Affordable Hybrid Bike

Classic in style, this fun-riding and affordable 7-speed city bike is sporty, lightweight and versatile. Includes matching fenders & rims.





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PUBLIC V7






$499.99
Thoughtful upgrades make this new version of the PUBLIC V7 our sleekest, most city-ready to date. The PUBLIC V7 is our most popular, most affordable multi-speed diamond frame city bike for a reason. It's a great choice for anyone looking to upgrade to a dependable form of urban transportation on a budget.



Spec changes from the previous model include minimalist graphics, a sportier, negative-rise handlebar stem, commuter-tested, PUBLIC Brunch Handlebar and the sleeker PUBLIC Premium Bike Saddle.



Built around a classic diamond frame handcrafted of durable lightweight steel, the PUBLIC V7 city bike sports a versatile Shimano MegaRange 1x7 drivetrain with a wide range of gears designed to tackle just about any hill from San Francisco to Seattle. Puncture-resistant commuter bike tires offer our signature smooth ride over even rough city streets. Upgraded dual-pivot caliper brakes with quick release let you ride hard and stop on a dime.



Naturally, the PUBLIC V7 city bike comes standard with all our unique commuter details: full fenders and chainguard to keep your clothes sharp and dry whether you're heading to work or late for a date, new negative-rise stem lends a sportier feel, and the sleek city saddle and grips sport our new weatherproof antique brown finish. Front and rear rack mounts accommodate a range of cargo carrying options to take the load off your back.



Getting rolling on your new PUBLIC V7 is unbelievably easy, with our unique Ready to Ride shipping option that delivers a fully assembled bike right to your doorstep. Carefully tuned and packed by our mechanics in the Bay Area, you will be riding in about 10 minutes after unboxing your new bike. Our 30-day Love at First Ride Guarantee ensures you'll love your bike, or we'll take it back. Period. You have nothing to lose except traffic jams, missed trains, and surge pricing.

Public Bike Size Recommendations



A bike that fits properly is more fun to ride. The guides below offer size suggestion based on height in inches. If you have measuring tape, you may also determine your size by measuring your leg length plus one inch, which is your stand over measurement. For all bikes, we recommend at least 1 inch of space between you and the top tube of the bike.



When in doubt, contact our customer service team via email at customerservice@publicbikes.com or phone at 1-888-450-0123. For children’s bikes, smaller bikes are always easier for beginners.



*Please note some riders may be a little outside of these height range recommendations but prefer the feel of a larger or smaller bike. Stand over height measurement is not as important as how the bike geometry feels while it is being ridden.





Adult Bikes

PUBLIC C1, C7, C7i
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
Small / Medium
S / M
4'10" - 5'5" 22"
Medium / Large
M / L
5'6" - 5'10" 22"
PUBLIC M7, M7i, M8 Electric
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
S / M 5'0" - 5'6" 26.5"
M / L 5'7" - 6'0" 27.5"
PUBLIC M8i
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
Small 4'11 - 5'4" 25.5"
Medium 5'5" - 5'9" 27"
Large 5'10" - 6'2" 28"
PUBLIC V1, V7, D1, D7, D8 Electric
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
S / M 5'2" - 5'8" 30"
M / L 5'9" - 6'2" 32"
PUBLIC D8i
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
S 5'3" - 5'7" 30.6"
M 5'8" - 6'0" 32.1"
L 6'1" - 6'5" 33.5"
PUBLIC R16
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
XS 4'10" - 5'2" 28.8"
S 5'3" - 5'5" 29.4"
M 5'6" - 5'10" 30.8"
L 5'11" - 6'2" 32.6"
PUBLIC R24
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
XS 5'0" - 5'3" 29"
S 5'4" - 5'6" 29.5"
M 5'7" - 5'10" 30.7"
L 5'11" - 6'2" 32.5"

Kids Bikes

PUBLIC Sprout C1
SizeRider Age
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
S / M 5 - 8 20" - 26"
M / L 7 - 10 23" - 29"
PUBLIC Mini C
SizeRider Age
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
One Size 3 - 6 16.5" - 21"
FRAMESET


  • Frame:  PUBLIC chromoly hi-tensile blend, with fender and rack braze-ons, integrated kickstand bracket
  • Fork:  PUBLIC hi-tensile steel unicrown fork, with fender and rack braze-ons
  • Chainguard: Painted to match, steel
  • Kickstand: Alloy center mount
CONTACT POINTS


  • Saddle:  Premium PUBLIC Bike Saddle, memory foam, 186mm wide, steel polished rails
  • Grips: PUBLIC Comfort Grip
  • Stem: Forged alloy quill stem, 25 degree rise, 25.4mm clamp
  • Pedals: Alloy platform pedal, with rubber pads, 9/16" axle
  • Handlebar: PUBLIC Brunch Bar, steel, 570mm wide
DRIVETRAIN AND BRAKES


  • Shifter: Shimano 7-speed Revoshift twist shifter
  • Rear Derailleur:  Shimano 7-speed
  • Crank:  Alloy crank set 170mm, 39 tooth chainring with outer chainring guard, square taper
  • Freewheel: Shimano 14-34 tooth Mega Range freewheel
  • Brakes:  Cold forged alloy dual pivot caliper w/ quick release lever and barrel adjuster
WHEELS AND TIRES


  • Tires: Kenda Kwest, 700x35c
  • Tubes: Schrader valve
  • Rims:  Painted to match, alloy 32 hole, 700c, machined brake surface
  • Spokes: Stainless steel 14G
  • Hubs:  Alloy low flange 32 hole, nutted bolt-on axle
  • Weight: 32 lbs
Ready to Ride
Delivered to your door 99% Assembled
Starting at $99
You'll receive a bike that's been carefully built and fine-tuned by our expert mechanics in the Bay Area. Your bike will arrive Ready to Ride, with only a few simple steps needed to get pedaling.



Unassembled
Use Your Own Bike Mechanic
Free
You'll receive an unbuilt bike in a factory box that hasn't been fine-tuned by our mechanics. To ensure your bike is safe to ride, we only recommend assembly in a bike shop by professional bicycle mechanics with specialty tools and training.
Store Pick-Up
SHIP TO A STORE
$50
If you live near a PUBLIC partner store, you can place an order online and pick up your full assembled PUBLIC bike, zero hassle. Depending upon the location you’ve selected, it will take up to 7-10 business days to deliver your bike order to the store. You will receive a call when it is ready for pick up. Highly recommended!

Visit a PUBLIC Partner Store

Assembly Partner

Assembly Partners can receive most PUBLIC bikes ordered online from us and will professionally assemble and tune your PUBLIC bike, zero hassle. Our Assembly Partner will notify you when your bike is fully assembled and ready for pick-up. You will also receive a walk-through and basic fitting upon pick up.

Showroom Partner

Showroom Partners feature a small selection of PUBLIC bikes in their stores for you to test ride and purchase. We recommend calling the Showroom Partner you plan to visit to check their available PUBLIC bikes for test riding or purchase. If the model, size, or color you want is not available at your preferred Showroom Partner, they can special order a PUBLIC bike for you.

*All Showroom Partners are also Assembly Partners, unless otherwise indicated.

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Call any of our stores to see if we have your items in stock. If one of our stores has what you're looking for, you can place an order with them over the phone instead of online.



Love At First Ride Or Your Money Back:

The ride itself may be the best thing about your PUBLIC bike. Which is why we offer our Love at First Ride Guarantee. If you do not love your bike from the very first ride, we'll take it back. Period.

Need help?: Head first to our Customer Service page where we answer common questions about your account, placing orders and general maintenance.

Still have questions?
Give us a call at 1-888-450-0123.

Monday to Friday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Send us an email at customerservice@publicbikes.com.

On the weekdays we’ll respond within 24 hours.

Ready to Ride Shipping
Be on the road in 10 minutes
We ship your bike 99% assembled. Once it lands on your doorstep, from box to quick assembly by you, we estimate you'll be on the road in 10 minutes.

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