Frame Reynolds 520, Double Butted CrMo Rear Shock N/A Fork Full CrMo w/ Disc & Rack Bosses Headset Threadless 1-1/8" Rims Weinmann Alloy XC-180 Disc, Dbl/Wall Hub, Front Shimano Alivio, QR Hub, Rear Shimano Alivio Cassette, QR, Tires Kenda Kwest 700X32C w/ K-Shield Anti-puncture Spokes 14G Black, 36X36 Derailleur, Front Shimano Sora FD350, 28.6 Clamp Derailleur, Rear Shimano Deore M591 Shifters Shimano STR350/353, 9-speed Chain KMC X9 w/Missing Link Crankset Shimano FCR-453, 50/39/30, XS-S: 170, M-L: 175 BB Shimano Octalink Cartridge Freewheel / Cassette Shimano HG200-9, 11-34T, 9-speed Pedals Alloy w/Steel Cage & Half Clip Seatpost KHS Alloy Micro-Adjust, 26.8X350mm Saddle KHS Ultra Comfort, Soft Shell Handlebar Alloy Butted, 31.8, XS-M: 42cm, L: 44cm Stem Alloy 3D Forged, Threadless 4 Bolt, 31.8, XS-S: 90mm, M: 100mm, L: 110mm Grips Cushion Tape Brake Levers Shimano STR350/353 Brakes Bengal MB700T Cable Disc, 160/160 Color Blue Frame Size XS, S, M, L Extras Plastic Fenders, Rear Carrier
2015 Surly Disk Trucker
The Long Haul Trucker enjoys a reputation as one of the best riding and most value-packed touring bikes out there. It’s been around long enough to be tested in the real world, in all kinds of places, with all kinds of loads on all kinds of roads. Sometimes, however, a combination of load, climate and terrain demands a bit more braking performance than a standard rim-brake LHT can provide. That’s where the Disc Trucker comes in. Disc Trucker is a Long Haul Trucker specifically designed for the unique forces discs impose. We’ve made sure it can run discs, racks, and fenders with no jury rigging, a somewhat unique feature we’ve just now decided to call Simulpatibility. Most of the components on the complete bike are the same as the standard LHT, parts chosen for their balance of technical capability, durability, and value. The drivetrain is a 3x9 system with the sort of wide gearing suitable for loaded and unloaded travel. For the Disc Trucker we chose Avid BB7 cable operated brakes for their proven reliability and ease of service, and Shimano XT M756 hubs with 6-hole rotor mounts. These hubs are durable and easy to maintain. You’ll need to outfit it with the extras you want, like fenders and racks. We don’t include that stuff because everybody’s needs are different. From the casual commuter to the person who rides around the world more than once, the Disc Trucker is more than capable. It’s a tool designed from the ground up to take you and a bunch of stuff just about anywhere you’d like to go. It is a tool to help you get lost and find yourself.
2015 Surly Long Haul Trucker
Over the years our Long Haul Trucker touring frame and complete bike has developed a devoted following. People understand and appreciate the LHT’s dependability and everyday riding comfort, whether they’re cruising to the store or lost in the middle of nowhere. The Long Haul Trucker was designed in all aspects to go the distance in relative comfort, and to be able to haul a bunch of stuff. Its low bottom bracket and long chainstays provide comfort and stability. We gave it ample tire clearance for larger tires (larger tires soak up a lot of road static) with room for fenders. The frame’s tubing is thicker-walled and larger-diameter than standard road and sport-touring frames, and this pre-tunes it for the weight of cargo. And it’s got all the braze-ons, from rack mounts to water bottle cage bosses to spare spoke holders. Like all our frames, it’s made of CroMoly steel. You’ll probably never need to have the frame repaired, but if you do you’re more likely to find someone who can weld steel than someone who can weld titanium or aluminum. Repair carbon fiber in the middle of Mongolia? Good luck with that. For the completes we chose components that balance technical ability, durability, and value. This is stuff that works well on a fully loaded tourer, will last you a while, and won’t shoot holes in your wallet. Add whatever else you need, like racks and fenders. The standard Long Haul Trucker is compatible with good ol’ rim brakes. It’s available as a frameset and as a complete bike, with 26˝ wheels in 42–62cm frame sizes, and with 700c wheels in 56–64cm. The fork has two sets of eyelets on the dropouts as well as at proper mid-blade height, and bosses built into the side of the crown. All this makes the fork compatible with most types of racks, and provides options how you can mount racks and carry your stuff. Go somewhere. Do something. Ride a Long Haul Trucker.
2015 Surly Troll
Though the Troll’s geometry is that of a 26˝-wheeled mountain bike, it’s unlike most mountain bikes you’ll find on your local bike shop floor. The frame has ample clearance for 28/38/50t mountain-triple chainrings and room for 26 x 2.75˝ tires. The gusseted front triangle, with its sloping toptube, provides generous standover clearance even when running high-volume rubber. Build it with a 100mm travel suspension fork, or roll the 4130 CroMoly Troll fork. The stock fork is spec’d with canti pivots, disc mounts, low- and mid-blade rack bosses and fender eyelets. Run a rack, fender and disc at the same time, no jury-rigging required. The Troll frame features horizontal rear-loading dropouts with a derailleur hanger, disc caliper mounting slots, and rack and fender bosses. There’s a dedicated area for anchoring a Rohloff hub OEM2 axle plate, and we’ve included threaded M10 x 1mm holes for installing Surly trailer-mounting nuts or B.O.B. Nutz. The dropout design allows the simultaneous use of a rack, fender and disc brake. We include canti pivots, too. Options, options, options. Marcia, Marcia, Marcia. Use the Troll as a mountain bike, cruiser, commuter or touring rig. Make it your go-to utility tractor. Try out different tires and handlebars. Add some racks, build it with gears, or strip it down to a singlespeed drivetrain. Take it camping, ride it to the grocery store or session on your favorite single-track. Build it up, ride it for a while, then reinvent it.