Carrera Subway 1
Weight 14.3 kg
Wheel size 27.5′′
Brakes Mechanical Disc
Our Verdict: A great bike for getting around town on, commuting, leisure, fitness and even enjoying family rides on. Definitely worth a look.
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7 Reasons You'll Love the Carrera Subway 1
- Lightweight Alloy Frame - Provides an efficient and durable riding platform ready for the rigors of city riding.
- 2x8 Drivetrain - Wide range Shimano TX800 gears optimized for everything from steady climbs to fast flats.
- Confident Braking - Tektro MD-M280 mechanical discs bring you smoothly and surely to a stop in any conditions.
- Stable Handling - Precise control when navigating busy streets thanks to inspiration from Carrera's acclaimed mountain bikes.
- Puncture Protection - Kenda K1047 hybrid tires feature a Kevlar layer to significantly reduce flats from urban debris.
- Upright Comfort - From the ergonomic grips to the memory foam saddle, it keeps you comfortable mile after mile.
- Multi-Surface Capability - Smooths out potholes, handles trails, and eats up sidewalks. The Subway 1 tackles it all.
Subway 1 Key Features & Benefits
- Alloy Frame – Durable yet efficient urban platform.
- Shimano TX800 RD – Precise and smooth shifting across 16 speeds.
- Tektro MD-M280 Discs – All-weather stopping power.
- Kenda K1047 Tyres – Reduces flats for carefree city riding.
- Ergonomic Touchpoints – Dialed for comfort across varied surfaces.
- Pannier Mounts – Built to carry cargo and commute.
- Lifetime Frame Guarantee – Built to last mile after mile.
For over two decades, Carrera has been manufacturing high-quality and reliable bikes that stand out for their exceptional value. Available on the high street, through Halfords, one of the UK’s most trusted cycling retailers, Carrera offers impressive performance without the premium price tag.
All Carrera bikes are designed to incorporate decades of engineering experience with rigorous testing ensuring that every model meets the highest standards for safety, comfort, and durability. Costs are controlled through integrated in-house manufacturing and direct sales which allows Carrera to equip their bikes with professional-grade components from leading brands rarely found at these lower price points. From road racing to mountain trails, Carrera bikes deliver pro-level performance across disciplines that competitors can’t match pound for pound. With excellent customer service and lifetime maintenance guarantees, Carrera bikes represent unmatched quality for your money. If you seek true value backed by decades of expertise, Carrera is the smart choice.
Don't Buy This Bike If...
- You want to go fast and prioritize speed over comfort - this is a stable, comfortable ride.
- You need to tackle very steep hills regularly - gearing favors flatter urban terrain.
Do Buy This Bike If...
- You want one reliable bike for daily commuting and around town.
- You appreciate practical touches like mudguard mounts.
- You need a comfortable, upright bike for varied city streets.
- You want quality components without paying for expensive brands.
With its smooth-rolling wheels, dialed ergonomics, trusted components and versatile performance, the Carrera Subway 1 is the two-wheeled companion for all your urban adventures. It's a bike made for the demands of real-world city riding. Take the Subway 1 out for a spin around town and experience the Carrera difference.