It’s too early even for us to start thinking about holiday wish lists but today we received some exciting news and wanted to share. We’ll be ringing in the holiday season as one of Oprah’s Favorite Things of 2014. Check out who made the centerfold... The new Ladies’ Loft 7D in Teal. Loft™ is a lightweight commuter bike inspired by those who live, breathe and ride in cities all around the world. Designed with a functional minimalism in mind, the Loft is built to handle the rigors of the streets. Potholes, cabs, police tape, 4th floor walk-ups. Whatever.

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Clean lines and straight bars give it a nice, unaffected look while the 700c wheels, foot-forward positioning and upright riding position provide optimum speed, comfort and control. Available in a bunch of speeds from the fixie-like single to the versatile 7-speed, you’ll find one that’s right up your alley. So to speak. Available at your local independent bicycle shop.