Charge Bikes Plug Griffin Fixie – Fashion Designer Collaboration
The “Griffin” nomenclature comes from menswear designer Jeff Griffin,Ã‚Â renowned for his individual style and directional menswear continues to resist and question fashion. Griffin has been reinventing and collaborating with some of the fashion industryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s biggest names for over 15 years, with brands such as outdoor specialists Berghaus, Harrington jacket originators Baracuta and rainwear experts Mackintosh.
The press release says you can enter to win one by subscribing to Griffin’s email list, however there’s no mention of that on Griffin’s or Charge’s website, so sign up at your own risk.
For a Sneak Peak of more 2010 Charge bikes and components, hit ‘more’…
Profile of the Plug Griffin. Ã‚Â It uses their new Straw handlebar (at bottom of this post). Ã‚Â The saddle is the new (old?) Charge Bucket, which is made using the original molds from Selle Italia’s Turbo saddle, shown below.
The 2010 Charge Lazy Susan is a women’s town cruiser.
The Steamer is the guy’s version.
The 2010 Juicer remakes Charge’s steel road bike with lighter Tange Prestige tubes. Ã‚Â It’ll come in two specs, the “Hi” with Shimano 105 (below) and the “Mid” with Tiagra (above) with a triple crankset. Ã‚Â Both versions come with mudguards and are finished with FSA handlebars and Tektro brakes, with better versions of each on the “Hi.” Ã‚Â MSRP is Ã‚Â£949.99 for the Mid andÃ‚Â Ã‚Â£1199.99 for the Hi.
The Straw handlebar has bullet-end caps and comes in Black, Blue, Purple, Red, Silver and White. Ã‚Â They make a riser version, too, called the Spit. Ã‚Â Ã‚Â£19.99.
The bucket saddle kicks it old skool, with old skool pricing:Ã‚Â Ã‚Â£16.99. Ã‚Â It’ll be available in a range of colors.
The Knife, however, comes correct with all the modern offerings: Lightweight, hollow Ti rails and nylon base. Ã‚Â It’s modeled after their Spoon saddle, but slimmed down and narrower. Ã‚Â Intended for bikes that like to go fast and look good, as it’ll come in a range of colors. Ã‚Â Ã‚Â£49.99.