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Acme
Rated 4.8 out of 5
Based on 210 reviews

$1,399 to $1,999 $2,199

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Component Specs

Drive Train

Crankset

SRAM S300, 50/52 = 170mm, 55/57/60 = 175mm

Brakes/Levers

Sram Level hydraulic disc

Front Hub

Dynamo, PL-8, 6V-3W, 32h, Disc front, 6-bolt

Rear Hub

Alfine 11-speed Black, disc, 32h

Shifter

Alfine 11-speed, RapidFire Plus

Front Pulley

CDX CenterTrack, 46T, 130 BCD

Belt

CDX CenterTrack, 113T, Black/Blue on Blue Acme, Black/Black on Black Acme

Fork

Fork

Carbon Disc w/ carbon tapered steerer, 1 1/8" - 1 1/2"

Wheel Set

Tires

Small Block Eight, 700x32C, Presta

Rims

Black, 700c, ATD470, 32º, aero profile, presta valve

COMPONENTS

Headset

10-Series, zS56 Bottom, 10, ZS44 Short

Handlebar

Alloy, 31.8mm, 620mm width, 9 deg sweep

Grips

Spot performance fit, dual density rubber, black

Stem

Alloy, 31.8 clamp, +/-6 degree, 50/52cm = 100mm, 55/57cm = 110mm, 60cm = 120mm

Saddle

Spot performance fit, black with grey accent

Seatpost

Spot black alloy, 27.2mm

Spokes

14g, stainless, black

Seat Clamp

Spot alloy, 31.8mm

Pedals

Black body/Black cage

Frame Size Open 50cm 52cm 55cm 57cm 60cm
Eff. Top Tube Length 22.0" (560mm) 20.9" (530mm) 21.7" (550mm) 22.4" (570mm) 23.2" (590mm) 24.4" (620mm)
Seat Tube Length 16.5" (420mm) 19.5" (496mm) 20.5" (520mm) 21.7" (550mm) 22.4" (570mm) 23.6" (600mm)
Seat Tube Angle 74º 74º 74º 73º 73º 73º
Head Tube Length 4.5" (115mm) 4.5" (115mm) 4.9" (125mm) 5.5" (140mm) 6.3" (160mm) 7.1" (180mm)
Head Tube Angle 71º 70º 71º 72º 72.5º 72.5º
Chainstay Length Min: 16.3" (415mm) Max: 17.3" (440mm) Shipped: 16.8 (427mm)
Bottom Bracket Drop 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm)
Wheel Base 40.4" (1025mm) 39.5" (1004mm) 40.0" (1015mm) 40.0" (1016mm) 40.6" (1031mm) 41.8" (1061mm)
Reach 15.9" (405mm) 14.8" (376mm) 15.4" (392mm) 15.6" (396mm) 16.1" (410mm) 17.1" (434mm)
Stack 21.3" (541mm) 21.2" (537mm) 21.7" (551mm) 22.4" (569mm) 23.2" (590mm) 24.0" (609mm)
Standover 22.6" (574mm) 28.6" (727mm) 29.6" (751mm) 31.1" (790mm) 31.9" (811mm) 33.0" (838mm)
Rider Height 4'10" - 5'8" 5'4" - 5'8" 5'7" - 5'10" 5'9" - 6'0" 5'11" - 6'2" 6'1" - 6'5"

Acme Geometry

Frame Size Open 50cm 52cm 55cm 57cm 60cm
Eff. Top Tube Length 22.0" (560mm) 20.9" (530mm) 21.7" (550mm) 22.4" (570mm) 23.2" (590mm) 24.4" (620mm)
Seat Tube Length 16.5" (420mm) 19.5" (496mm) 20.5" (520mm) 21.7" (550mm) 22.4" (570mm) 23.6" (600mm)
Seat Tube Angle 74º 74º 74º 73º 73º 73º
Head Tube Length 4.5" (115mm) 4.5" (115mm) 4.9" (125mm) 5.5" (140mm) 6.3" (160mm) 7.1" (180mm)
Head Tube Angle 71º 70º 71º 72º 72.5º 72.5º
Chainstay Length Min: 16.3" (415mm) Max: 17.3" (440mm) Shipped: 16.8 (427mm)
Bottom Bracket Drop 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm) 2.7" (68mm)
Wheel Base 40.4" (1025mm) 39.5" (1004mm) 40.0" (1015mm) 40.0" (1016mm) 40.6" (1031mm) 41.8" (1061mm)
Reach 15.9" (405mm) 14.8" (376mm) 15.4" (392mm) 15.6" (396mm) 16.1" (410mm) 17.1" (434mm)
Stack 21.3" (541mm) 21.2" (537mm) 21.7" (551mm) 22.4" (569mm) 23.2" (590mm) 24.0" (609mm)
Standover 22.6" (574mm) 28.6" (727mm) 29.6" (751mm) 31.1" (790mm) 31.9" (811mm) 33.0" (838mm)
Rider Height 4'10" - 5'8" 5'4" - 5'8" 5'7" - 5'10" 5'9" - 6'0" 5'11" - 6'2" 6'1" - 6'5"

Testimonials

I’m in the process of tricking-out my new Acme, but you all were very easy to work with, and MAN!, that Acme is one sexy bike! I’m extremely happy and proud that I can buy such a great bike locally.

//Neil C.

I received the Spot Acme three weeks ago and it was love at first sight. It arrives about 90% assembled, and for those of you who are not handy at all (like me), I found a YouTube video that walks you through the final assembly steps. 

//Rob Martin

Spot was extremly fast by responding all my questions in advance, shipping overseas went absolutely fast and easy. The bike is just awesome, I love it!

//Mathis M.

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EDITORS' CHOICE | THE SPOT ACME HAS AN UPSCALE PARTS MENU AND A TASTE FOR SPEED

My first ride on the Spot Acme did not have me riding alongside traffic or waiting for red lights to turn. I wasn’t in a hurry, and I didn’t have a destination. I was simply cruising at a neighborhood pace, alone with my thoughts (how many years do I have left before my little boy values stupid talk with his buddies over quality time with his mom?). For this, the Acme’s flat bar and endurance-like geometry put me in a more aggressive position than an upright city bike (like the Civia Lowry Step-Thru). Still, I found myself taking it as slow and casual as I do on those types of bikes, and never felt that the Acme wanted—or needed—to go faster. And yet, on a mixed-pace ride (this time, with my friend Jimmy), the Acme quickly zipped along busy streets, let me comfortably spin up a switchback path, jumped without hesitation at every green light, and even let me slow down long enough to witness the absolute best head of feathered white hair on a guy who clearly worshipped Whitesnake during its heyday (and his). If an initial investment of $2,000 for a city bike is hard to swallow, consider this. You could save yourself a few hundred bucks and get something that looks and rides like a dream now, but doesn’t have the components to keep up with your daily miles and abuse. Or you could get a bike from Spot, a family-owned company based in Golden, Colorado, that has deep roots in cycling design, engineering, and innovation. The Acme is just one result of this commitment. It’s a solid, unassuming bike that doesn’t compromise quality and comfort by skimping on, well, anything.

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THE BEST ROAD BIKES 2020

Part road bike, part mountain bike, and smooth-sailing all day long—the Spot Acme brings the best of each to your daily commute. An aluminum frame paired with a carbon fiber fork help make the Acme feel quick and lively, while its upright riding position allows you to slow down and enjoy the cruise. You’ll have more time to enjoy the ride too, because with a belt drive system there is no need to spend time cleaning and oiling the chain. The belt drive has other advantages as well: no more greasy stains on clothing from the chain, and it’s silent. You never realize how noisy a chain can be until there isn’t one. The internally geared rear hub has a wide range, with low gearing for the steepest hills and higher options for sustained speed when the terrain is flat. The relatively smooth, wide tires roll easily, absorb imperfections in the road, and inspire spirited blasts of speed. And, when it comes time to slow down, the Acme is equipped with powerful hydraulic disc brakes.

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AN UNDERSTATED CITY BIKE WITH UPSCALE PARTS AND SURPRISING PERFORMANCE

Quick-handling like a road bike and confidence-inspiring like a mountain bike, the Spot Acme is a willing accomplice on any ride. It’s capable on a spin through the neighborhood or zipping along with traffic on your commute. Spot uses first-rate features and components from well-known brands throughout. Notably, the Gates belt drive gets paired with an 11-speed internally geared rear hub, which gives you an extremely quiet, smooth-running, and virtually maintenance-free drivetrain—plus no more greasy marks on your pants or leg. And once you get going, powerful hydraulic disc brakes help control your speed in any weather.

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Urban RocketSled Geometry

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Shimano Alfine 11-Speed Internally Geared Hub

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SP Dynamo Front Hub

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Spot Custom 7005 Aluminum Frame

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Spot Custom Carbon Fork

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210 Reviews
Reviewed by Don P.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Confidence Inspiring!

If you are reading this, you have found Spot and what I think is one of the best commuter oriented bikes available. I ride 20 miles a day, more on the weekend. This bike has me riding routes I wouldn't otherwise take. Its quick, its sure footed, its durable. It will stand up to the elements.

I live on the gulf coast - salt and sand eat bike components so belt and internal hub for the win!

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Reviewed by Steven L Hammond I.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Acme is a fantastic city bike

I love the Acme . It’s a perfect bike for fast commuting and weekend city rides here in San Francisco. And it looks fantastic. The curved top tube and chain stays combined with the wide carbon fork give the Acme a sophisticated look. I went with the black color, which is perfect for stealth city missions. I wanted a bike that looks sweet and is fun to ride, yet also flies under the radar. The Acme delivers.

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Reviewed by Mark D.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Now I have two Spot Acme Bicycles

I purchases a Spot Acme two years ago for our vacation house at the shore. I enjoy riding it so much I bought another one for our year round home. Specifically I love the silence and lack of maintenance with the belt drive and Afline 11 transmission along with the corrosion resistance of the bike in general. Of course it's a great ride!

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Reviewed by Nathan M.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great commuter bike with benefits.

Been riding this Acme for about a month. Very happy with weight, handling and performance. Planning to run all winter in Boston with snow tires, so the hydraulic brakes and internal hub were key.

No downsides yet, although the transition from a steel bike to the alum/carbon Acme is taking some time to settle in.

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Reviewed by Eduardo R.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Street fighter

Great bike very comfortable and has worked flawlessly for over 750 miles so far. The commute is a breeze and at about 7.5 miles each way the acme has been a champ.

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