Developed shortly after Cruser, the Explorer keep the same frame and it uses a low handlebar (USSUnder Seat Steering), filling the desires of the travelers. The concept works well and this bike is elected « recumbentA recumbent is a bicycle in which the cyclist pedals sitting. of the Year 2001 ». Like its sister, the steel frame and two shocks make it very comfortable and it add here a unobstructed view and arms more relaxed.

Main Features :

Technical data sheet created2012-07-28
Years of production : 1999 /Still in production
Bike type : Touring
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Wheels : 20x26
Steering : Under seat steering (USSUnder Seat Steering)
Seat : ShellA shell seat, also called "European", is a molded and rigid seat. or meshA mesh seat, also called « U.S »., is a textile stretched over the seat frame. , adjustable
Maximum loadThe maximum load is the maximum mass, excluding bike, of cycling, trailer anf luggage recommended by the manufacturer. : 130 kg286.6 lbs

Frame and geometry :

Frame materials : Cr Moly steel
Front shock : Spinner Grind (Air/oil shock)
Rear shock : DNM-DV22 (Spring shock + oil)
Announced weight without pedals : 19.00 kg41.9 lbs
Wheelbase : 1140 mm44.9 in
Seat height : 540 mm21.3 in
Seat angle : 33 °/38 °
Bracket height : 690 mm27.2 in

Transportation :

Foldable : Not foldable

Equipement :

Component package : Rohloff 14 /2012
GearGear is the distance covered for one revolution of the crank. Is equal to the diameter of the wheel x the number of teeth chainwheel / number of teeth of the sprocket. range : 1.49 - 7.83 m
Shifter : Rohloff 14 speeds twist grip
Front derailer : None because of Rohloff rear hub
Rear derailer : Rohloff 14 speeds
Crankset : Shimano Alfine (FC-S500) 39 teeth
Cassette : Rohloff 14 speeds
Chain : KMC X8
Front brake : Avid BB7 (disc 160mm)
Front brake lever : Avid Speed Dial 7
Rear brake : Avid BB7 (disc 160mm)
Rear brake lever : Avid Speed Dial 7
Front hub : Shimano Deore (M530)
Rear hub : Rohloff 14 speeds
Front rim : 20 inches (ERTRO 406) ZAC2000
Rear rim : 26 inches (ERTRO 559) ZAC2000
Tire : Schwalbe Marathon
Price : 3125 €

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