Tout Terrain - Silk Road (Touring Bike) with Columbus Zona CrMo frame tubing with integrated rack for extremely high resistance and durability, built for the roughest conditions around the globe - www.tout-terrain.de. It includes a Rohloff internal gear hub and an eccenter bottom bracket to easily change the chain tension. Test ride this bike at Switzerlands top touring bike shop: www.velociped.ch with excellent service.
Cane Creek suspension post is valuable to have on those long dirt roads!
The Tout Terrain is a bike made to go on long trips! The frame can take a heavy load easily and offers a stable ride on the bumpy roads.
above: eccentric bottom bracket to adjust the tension of the chain and the chainglider to protect the chain from excessive dirt and dust.
above left: Tubus Lowrider and Avid BB7 mechanical disc breaks for easy repair. above right: specially built to fit the bob-yak, rohloff, BB7 disc break and Ortlieb bags (all in one)
Ortlieb Backroller Plus (40 l) for front and rear (4 bags) - www.ortlieb.com
Mammut Spindrift 35 Liter backpack
Ortlieb waterproof bag (20 l) to store the tent and wet items
Ortlieb waterproof handlebar bag
SPARE PARTS & ACCESSORIES
1 x air pump with adapter 1 x tube repair set 2 x tire remover 1 x oil (cross country finish line) 1 x spoke adjustment tool 1 x set of allen keys 1 x set of tie-wraps 1 x spanner 1 x chain cutter 1 x cleaning cloth 1 x freewheel removal tool for Rohloff 1 x old toothbrush for cleaning 1 x set of screwdrivers 1 x leatherman with adapter for allen keys
1 x inner tube 26" (Schwalbe) 1 x set of screws (different sizes) 4 x extra spokes (for front and back) 2 x Avid disc break pad 2 x brake cable 2 x gear cable for Rohloff 5 x chain connectors 5 x chain segments 1 x bike lock 1 x light set (front & rear) 1 x 2 metres of wire for repairs
above: cycling in the Pyrenees (France/ Spain) in 2008