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Townie Commute 8D EQ Step-Thru

$799.99 Model 17448

The Townie® Commute 8D is a stylish commuter built to handle the rigors of the road. It offers the comfort and control of the best-selling Townie® with additional features that allow riders to go the distance in style. A comfy, upright riding position provides a wide view of the road so you can spot potential hazards, opportunities and detours. And by detours we mean happy hours.

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It's right for you if...

You’re looking for a bike that has all the upgrades necessary for a safe and stylish commute. The Townie® Commute 8D features our game-changing Flat Foot Technology®, cushy balloon tires and swept back handlebars for ultimate comfort and control. If you want to get around on two wheels more often, this bike is for you.

The tech you get

Complete with heavy-duty front and rear racks and LED lights, alloy fenders, and an ABUS ring lock, this ride is ready to roll. A Shimano Rapid Fire Plus shifter glides through 8 speeds while powerful front and rear linear-pull brakes give you all the stopping power you need. Top it off with a ringer bell and you're set.

The final word

What do you get when you combine the best-selling Townie® with additional features to take your commute to the next level? The sleek and stylish Townie® Commute. And you know it’ll be a comfy ride, because it wouldn’t be a Townie without our patented Flat Foot Technology®. So get on and ride. Don’t worry, your car will be just fine in the garage.

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  1. Large 700c, puncture-resistant Schwalbe balloon tires that roll fast and decrease vibration on uneven roads for a smooth commute.
  2. You can carry your gear with heavy-duty front and rear racks while the color-matched fenders make sure everything stays clean.
  3. Front and rear LED lights, an ABUS ring lock and a color-matched bell add safety, security and style.



  • Frameset

    6061-T6 aluminum w/ patented Flat Foot Technology®
    High-tensile steel unicrown, straight/tapered leg
  • Wheels

    Front hub
    Shimano Nexus Dynamo 32h
    Rear hub
    Alloy low-flange 32h
    Alloy 700c x 32h w/machined sidewall
    Schwalbe Fat Frank 700cx2.0" w/reflective stripe w/puncture-resistant Kevlar® guard casing
  • Drivetrain

    Shimano Acera Rapid Fire Plus
    Rear derailleur
    Shimano Tourney 8-speed
    Forged alloy 170 mm w/steel 44T chainring w/ double chainguards
    Bottom bracket
    Sealed cartridge 68 mm/118 mm
    SRAM 8-speed 11-32T
    KMC Z7 anit-rust
    Alloy platform w/non-slip rubber tread
  • Components

    Ergonomic w/shock-absorbing elastomers
    Alloy 27.2 mm x 400 mm
    Electra custom bend alloy low-rise
    Ergo-shape hand-stitched leatherette
    Forged alloy 25.4 mm quill, 80 mm extension
    1 1/8" steel threaded, semi-integrated
    Front/rear: cold-forged alloy linear-pull
  • Accessories

    Front light
    Rear light
    Alloy kickstand, front/rear LED lighting, ABUS frame lock, stainless steel and anti-rust hardware, painted fenders, bell and heavy-duty front/rear racks
  • Weight

    17.69 kg / 39 lbs
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Bike and frame weights are based off Trek pre-production painted frames at time of publication. Weights may vary in final production.

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