Bike & Gear

The constantly changing bike lineup for all kinds of touring. Eventually just want a Tumbleweed Prospector with a couple wheelsets. Wish they made a titanium version!

Great Divide, Western Wildlands, Euro Divide RoutesBaja Divide, Desert RoutesMixed Road/Gravel RoutesNotes
Frame2019 Salsa Titanium Timberjack (M)2017 Surly Troll2022 Surly Midnight Special
ForkWhiskey No. 9 carbon or Wren suspensionStockStock or Fyxation Sparta carbon
HandlebarsKoga Denham aluminum 711mmJones Loop Bar 710mmPNW Coast 50mm
BrakesShimano XTR 4 piston hydraulic
160mm rotors
Yokozuna Ultimos 4 piston hybridTRP Spyres cable
GripsErgon GP-1Ergon GC-1Bar tape
Bar endsIntegrated inboard bar extensionsNoneNone
AerobarsNoneNoneNoneWhen needed Profile Design T2
StemThompson SM-132 100mm 7deg riseRitchey WCS 80mm 7deg riseStock 100mm 0deg rise
SeatpostSalsa titanium setback 27.2Control Tech Ti 400mm 27.2Aluminum 27.2
SaddleBrooks C17SQLabs SMBrooks Ti Swift
Bottom BracketSRAM DUBShimano 68mmShimano 68mm
CrankShimano Deore 1x 170mmRaceFace 1x 170mmSRAM Rival 1x 170mm
PedalsChester flats or Time ATAC MX4Chester flatsTime ATAC MX4
ChainringSRAM 30t32t38t
CassetteShimano Deore 11-51 11sp18t cogSRAM Rival 1 9-42 11sp
ChainShimano 11spKMCSRAM 11sp
RimsDT Swiss XR391 29″Velocity Dually 32h 26″Stock 640b
Front hubSON Deluxe 15x110mm TA dynamoSON Deluxe 9x100mm QR dynamoStock Formas
Rear hubDT Swiss 350 12x142mmRohloff 14sp 135mm QRStock Formas
TiresMaxxis Rekon 29×2.6Surly Knard 26×3Panaracer Gravelking SK 650×48
Other‚ÄčkLite Gravel Ultra v2 Dynamo Light and Charging Kit with QubeRohloff twist shifterNone
Bags– King Manything cages with Salsa bags on fork
– Tribulus Endover front bag (445g)
– Cleveland Mountaineering frame bag
– Jpaks Footlong front top tube
– Revelate Designs Gas Tank rear top tube
– Tailfin AeroPack 20L (910g) with 5L panniers
– Porcelain Rocket Mr Fusion seatpack
– T-rack on rear
– Banana Bag
– Swift Industries L half frame bag
– 7 Roads stem bag
Tailfin downtube bag 5L

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