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Ridgeback Tour 2017

£599.99 £539.99

Long distance tourer, rugged commuter or just for day rides, a Ridgeback World series bike offers a cycling experience steeped in history but with the benefit of contemporary technology.
Built to exacting specifications, our frames are constructed to a size specific geometry in a wide range of locations of seat tube lengths to ensure stability and sure handling even when fully loaded.
Hand welded using 6061 aluminium, a World series Ridgeback provides a responsive, comfortable ride with the structural reliability essential for a tradition expedition bikes.
Designed for long periods in the saddle in remote locations, World series bike are sensibly specified.
Brazed down tube cable stops mean traditional gear levers can be used if needed.
All complete builds use a square taper bottom bracket to allow replacement with a more readily available cup and axle unit.
Supplied with a sturdy four point rack and full mudguards, a World series Ridgeback is built to explore distant places.


Description

Ridgeback Tour Specifications

Frame 6061 heat treated aluminium
Rear Shock N/A
Fork Cro Moly / mudguard eyelets
Headset FPD Dozer-1189
Shifters Shimano Claris ST-2403 3×8 speed
Rear Derailleur Shimano Acera RD-T3000
Front Derailleur Shimano Claris FD-2403
Chainset Shimano FC-M311 / 48-38-28T / 50-52cm, 170mm / 54-60cm, 175mm
Bottom Bracket Shimano BB-UN26 68-117mm
Chain KMC x8
Cassette / Freewheel Shimano CS-HG31-8 / 11-32T
Rims Alex Ace-19 / 36h
Hubs Formula FM21/32 36h / front /rear
Spokes Steel 14g
Tyres Continental Contact 700x32c
Brakes Tektro CR-510 cantilever
Brake levers Shimano Claris ST-2403
Handlebars Ridgeback alloy / 125mm drop x 70mm reach / 50-52cm, 400mm / 54cm, 420mm / 57-60cm, 44cm / 31.8mm barbore RR
Grips / Tape Velo shock proof tape
Stem Ridgeback AS-007 / + – 7deg / 50-52cm, 90mm / 54cm, 100mm / 57cm, 110mm / 60cm, 120mm
Saddle Ridgeback custom / light foam fill / crmo rail
Seatpost Alloy / 27.2x350mm
Pedals FPD road / toe clips