Vilano R2 Lightweight Commuter Bike, 21-Speed

Last updated: October 5, 2023


Designed with the commuter in mind, this bike will get you to and from work or school in no time at all. The bike is nice and lightweight and comes in three different size - small, medium and large. It's also 21 speed, so you'll be able to tackle just about any terrain.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This bike includes a water bottle cage mount, so you always have a refreshing beverage at hand.

In our analysis of 68 expert reviews, the Vilano R2 Lightweight Commuter Bike, 21-Speed placed 4th when we looked at the top 21 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

This entry level road bike is built on a lightweight 6061 Aluminum frame. It features thumb shifters for convenience. It has mount points on the frame for a water bottle cage and it makes an excellent commuter. The Vilano R2 road bike is a perfect bike for folks looking to get into cycling for health, exercise, riding to work.

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