Touted as "an everyday bike built for all", the ready-made Alpha from Budnitz is entry-level perfection for the modern commuter. Equipped with a grease-free belt drive and FlyLite cantilever frame made from hydroformed aluminium, the bike is lightweight, fast and highly functional. Pair that with a sleek, black aesthetic and you're riding in style.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nJoining the Alpha's lightweight frame is a carbon fork that delivers swift, optimal handling, and custom internal cable routing. Also included is a Japanese trigger-shifting Shimano Alfine 8-speed internally geared hub with a 307% range. That's paired with a silky smooth and painstakingly quiet Gates Carbon Drive, which eliminates grease and lasts twice as long as traditional chains.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAs a high end brand, Budnitz knows what makes for a smooth, sturdy ride. While the Alpha might represent a drop in price, one should nevertheless expect the top-shelf of quality and durability. Take this sleek, silent baby for a spin to see what the next tier of commuter biking is all about.\r\nCheck it out\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHave you subscribed to Man of Many? You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.