Commuting in Singapore can be a hassle with the extreme heat and/or rain. But with the right bike, you can make it a breeze. Literally! Whether you're going to work, school or just out for a leisurely ride, the Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike is a great choice for navigating the city's streets. In this review, we'll take a microscopic look at what makes it a good bike for your daily commute and why you might opt for something else.

The Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike: Overview

The Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike is a modern classic that is designed to combine the elegance of the past with the functionality of the present. It has a timeless design that is inspired by the European city bikes of the 60s, but with modern features that make it perfect for city commuting. I mean look at that beauty over there.

Key Features of the Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike

  • 3-speed internally geared hub for easy shifting (Super Low Maintenance)
  • Lightweight chromoly steel frame for easy maneuverability and a "springy" ride
  • Upright riding position for improved comfort and visibility (no more back pain)
  • Front and rear hand brakes for quick and easy stopping
  • Stylish leather saddle and grips for added comfort and style because riding in style is as important as funcitonality!

Riding Experience

The Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike is a pleasure to ride. Its lightweight frame and upright riding position make it easy to weave through busy parts of Singapore like little India or Geylang. While the 3-speed internally geared hub provides easy and efficient shifting. One gear for up hill, one gear for flats and another for down hill. It's as simple as that! The front and rear hand brakes are traditional calliper breaks and can are easy to service, making it a commuter's dream.

Comfort and Style

One of the best things about the Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike is its the perfect combination of comfort and style. The upright riding position provides a comfortable and relaxed ride, while the stylish leather saddle and grips add a touch of elegance to the bike's classic european inspired design. The bike also comes with a rear rack and a front basket for added convenience (in case you need to go to the supermarket or carry your kid around).

Is the Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike Right for You?

That's ultimately a question for you to decide, if you're not a speed demon and just want a practical bike to get around the neighbourhood or through park connectors that is relatively low-maintenance, the Linus Dutchi 3 would be a perfect fit for you! That said, if you have longer distances to cover and aren't comfortable with the idea of washing your bike and lubing your chain, a belt-driven bike with 28 inch wheels may be a better fit because it is even lower maintenance and is more effecient when it comes to pedaling power.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is the Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike suitable for long-distance rides?

A: While the Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike is designed for city commuting, it can also handle longer rides. However, if you're planning on using it for longer distances, you may want to consider adding a more comfortable or opting for a bike with bigger wheels such as the ones from our selection of new and upcycled bikes.

Q: Is the Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike easy to maintain?

A: Yes, the Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike is easy to maintain. Its internally geared hub requires little maintenance, and its lightweight frame makes it easier to clean and service. That said, you would still have to wash the bike every once in awhile and it's best practice to keep your chain well lubed, with a product such as a wet lube or a dry lube for bike chains.


The Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike is an excellent option for those looking for a reliable and stylish city bike for their daily commute in Singapore. Its classic design and modern features make it a perfect blend of functionality and style, while its lightweight frame and efficient gearing make it a pleasure to ride. With its comfortable upright riding position, responsive hand brakes, and added convenience of the front basket and rear rack, the Linus Dutchi 3 City Bike is a great option for anyone looking to simplify their daily commute especially if you prefer 26" wheels.

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February 17, 2023 — Victor Tong

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