Bikes

Campbell’s current setup is:

Frame: Surly Karate Monkey (L, “Rhymes With” Orange)
Fork: Rockshox Reba SL Boost 27.5, 120mm travel
Chainset: Middleburn RS8 X-Type Rohloff (Black), 36T Chainring (Hardcoat)
Bottom Bracket: Hope Ceramic External
Rims: WTB Scraper i45, 32-hole
Spokes: Rohloff/DT Swiss
Front Hub: Schmidt SON 28 32-hole Disc
Rear Hub/Gears: Rohloff Speedhub 500/14 (TS OEM2 DB EX 32h Black)
Tyres: WTB Ranger Fast Tough (Tubeless)
Brakes: Shimano Deore XT Hydraulic
Brake Levers: Shimano Deore XT Trekking Lever Set
Front Brake Disc: EBC 180mm Rotor
Rear Brake Disc: Rohloff 8281 (160mm) 4-bolt Rotor
Headset: Hope Integral Headset 2H
Stem: Thomson Elite X4 MTB (Black, 90mm, 31.8mm, 1.1/8″, 10 Degrees)
Top-cap: Hope Head Doctor
Handlebars: Jones Loop H-Bar (710mm, Black)
Love these bars – give several options for hand positions.
Bar Tape: Ritchey Classic (Brown)
Grips: Ergon GP3 Large BioKork (Rohloff)
Seat Post: Cane Creek Thudbuster ST, XL 27.2mm (& shim to 30.9mm)
Saddle: Brooks B17 Imperial (Brown)
Chain Tensioner: Surly Tuggnut
Power Convertor: Igaro D1
Really efficient and up to 3A output. Makes a big difference for charging at slower speeds (on dirt roads).
Pedals: Hope F20
Great large platform and decent size pins provide excellent grip.
Fork Cages: 2 x Salsa Anything Cage HD
Down-Tube Bottle Cage: Velo Orange Mojave


Sarah’s varies only with the following items:


Frame: Surly Karate Monkey (M, Hi-Viz Black)
Front Hub: Hope Pro 4 Front Hub, 15mm Thru, Boost
Front Brake Disc: Hope Floating Disc Brake Rotor with 6 Bolt Mount, 180mm, Orange
Saddle: Brooks B17S Imperial (Black)
Seat Post: Cane Creek Thudbuster ST, 30.9mm
Seat Post Clamp: Hope Seat Clamp (& Ragley Seat Clamp Shim)
Down-Tube Bottle Cage: Salsa Anything Cage HD


To see Campbell’s original setup (with panniers) for his Peru to Patagonia trip, go here.  This was the setup following a switch to a bikepacking setup.