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Boardman URB 8.6 Urban Hybrid Bike 2021 - S, M, L Frames 423974

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  • Low maintenance 3 speed hub gear
  • Dependable Tektro hydraulic disc brakes
  • Mudguard and pannier rack mounts

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Boardman URB 8.6 Urban Hybrid Bike 2021

New for the 2021 model year, the URB 8.6 is Boardman’s entry level Urban Hybrid bike. Sleek, simple, reliable and easy to maintain, this lightweight bike is fast and efficient making it ideal for getting around without a fuss.

The 2021 Boardman URB 8.6 is built on a lightweight, hydroformed aluminium frame with smooth welds and a tapered aluminium fork which offers fantastic stability and steering control. The frame has been designed to be efficient whilst maximising comfort and ensuring the rider has good head up visibility. Vittoria 32mm tyres give confidence with superb grip and comfort but also have low rolling resistance so speed is not lost. They also feature a puncture resistant layer to keep your riding as hassle free as possible. The URB 8.6 uses a nexus 3-speed hub paired with a rust resistant chain that are low maintenance and therefore a perfect combination for city commutes. No matter the weather you’ll be able to rely on the Tektro hydraulic disc brakes to bring you to a controlled stop quickly.

Boardman URB 8.6 specifics:

  • Gears: Shimano Nexus 3 speed hub gear, low maintenance, easy to use and can be shifted whilst stationary. Great for quick starts at junctions
  • Frame: Lightweight Alloy with hidden welds for a sleek finish
  • Forks: Strong and lightweight aluminium, tapered for increased control and stability
  • Brakes: Tektro disc brakes for controlled and powerful stopping
  • Wheels: Boardman wheels and 32mm Vittoria puncture resistant tyres for fast all weather performance

More About The New Boardman URB 8.6 Urban Hybrid Bike

Aluminium frame and Tapered Fork
The 2021 URB 8.6 is built on a triple-butted aluminium frame with hydroformed tubes allowing some intricate shapes which give the bike a unique and purposeful look. This look is complimented by an elegant application of subtle decals which add a splash of silver to the high quality dark grey paint. The lightweight aluminium fork is tapered which gives additional width where the fork meets the frame, offering increased stability and steering precision.
 
All year-round practicality
Ensuring that it makes a perfect commuter no matter the weather, the 2021 URB 8.6 features mounting points which will allow you to fit a variety of pannier racks and mudguards. When you are loaded up the powerful Tektro hydraulic disc brakes will make sure you come to a fast and controlled stop come rain or shine. The Shimano Nexus 3 speed hub gear is sealed from the elements meaning you don’t have to worry about constant maintenance and the rust-resistant chain adds to the low fuss nature of this bike.
 
The little things that matter
With Chris Boardman as Chairman of the company, Boardman have a wealth of experience to draw on and are always looking at the fine details when developing bikes. Using data from hundreds of bike fits and insight from bike fit experts, they have made simple changes to the touch points of the bikes. They’ve worked to develop a range of saddles using advanced pressure mapping and real-world testing to make sure any saddle on a Boardman bike is going to suit the majority of people riding it.

Boardman URB 8.6 Urban Hybrid Bike 2021 Extra Info

  • FREE build
  • Unlimited lifetime safety checks
  • Lifetime guarantee on frames and rigid forks*
  • CycleCare available

*Please see our T&C's here

Boardman URB 8.6 accessories
The SKS Longboard 700c 45mm Mudguards are a great choice for staying dry when hitting puddles and their clean lines compliment those of the bike. The Kryptonite Evo Mini Lock and Flex Cable is lightweight and compact and ensure syour new ride is safe when out of sight. Adding the Halfords Dual Action bike pump (with pressure gauge) ensures you can keep your tyres topped up and tailor your pressures to your ride or load.

Maintain your Boardman URB 8.6
If you plan on using your Boardman URB 8.6 regularly, then we’d recommend our CycleCare services to make sure your new bike stays in top shape. Just like the annual service you’d get done on your car, we’ll check your bike’s components depending on the service you choose, then make any repairs and make sure your bike is safe to ride. On the subject of safety, you’re also welcome to bring your Boardman URB 8.6 to any Halfords store for unlimited safety checks at any time.

Our guarantee
Thanks to our confidence in the high quality bikes we sell, Halfords offer a lifetime guarantee on all frames and rigid forks*, so you can ride your Boardman URB 8.6 safe in the knowledge that it’s built to last.
*Please see our T&C's here

Size Guide

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Size S (45cm) M (49cm) L (54cm)
Height (cm) 170 - 179 177 - 183 181 - 189
Inside Leg (cm) 74 - 82 78 - 85 82 - 89

Geometry Table

Size S (45cm) M (49cm) L (54cm)
Stack 559mm 582mm 606mm
Reach 401mm 418mm 436mm
Seat Tube C-T 450mm 490mm 540mm
Effective Top Tube 570mm 595mm 620mm
Head Tube 72mm 72mm 72mm
Head Angle 72° 72° 72°
Seat Angle 73° 73° 73°
Chainstay Length 425mm 425mm 425mm
Fork Offset 48mm 48mm 48mm
 Bottom Bracket Drop 68mm 68mm 68mm
Crank Length 170mm 172.5mm 175mm
Stem Length 80mm 90mm 100mm
Handlebar Width 580mm 600mm 600mm