NEW! Surly Troll

surly_world_troller_framesetAsk and you shall receive!  Surly has a new Troll frame in its 2015 lineup that literally is an answer to the touring bicycle community’s wildest dreams. This is the excellent Surly Troll frameset with the added feature of S&S connectors, which allow the bike to be split in two for air travel. Dubbed the “World Troller”, this may be the strongest and most versatile touring frame ever created.  This will be offered as a frame only.  Just when I was about to pull the trigger on a Troll / S&S retrofit, Surly announced this new addition.  I am already in line to get my hands on one of these world touring gems.  More information will be coming soon.

Below are the frame highlights taken from the Surly website:

Surly 4130 CroMoly steel. Main triangle is double-butted. TIG-welded

Rear Dropouts
Horizontal slotted with derailleur hanger, 135mm O.L.D. Features Rohloff torque arm slot and threaded eyelets for fenders, racks and Surly trailer mounts

Brake Compatibility
Disc and rim brake compatible. Disc mounts are 51mm IS Rim brake pivots are removable. Note: rear disc brake is limited to 160mm maximum rotor diameter and requires the use of Surly caliper adapter (included with frames and bikes)

Full-length Surly Trip Guide housing line guides for derailleurs and brakes; two sets of bottle cage mounts; removable post cantilever pivots; upper seatstay threaded barrels, mid-and low-blade fully threaded through-blade fork eyelets; threaded holes for racks, fenders and trailer mounting nuts; Rohloff OEM2 axle plate mounting slot

Seatpost diameter

Seatpost clamp
30.0mm (Surly Stainless Included)

1-1/8” Threadless (EC34/30)

Front Derailleur Clamp Diameter
28.6mm, top-pull or Shimano high direct mount

Bottom bracket shell
73mm shell width, threaded standard English (1.37˝ x 24t)

Chainring Clearance

Tire Clearance
26 x 2.75˝. Individual tire and rim combos affect tire clearance

TIG-welded tapered & butted 4130 CroMoly, 100mm suspension corrected, tapered straight blade. Low- and mid-blade fully threaded through-blade rack eyelets; fender mount eyelets at dropout; 1-1/8˝ x 260mm threadless steer tube, 51mm disc mount (203mm max. rotor diameter), removable cantilever pivots, two sets of bottle mounts on each fork blade. Note: you can’t always mount bottles on the fork with every rack

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