Bike

To see my original setup (with panniers), go here.

The latest iteration of my setup, to allow for more enjoyable dirt-road/off-road riding…

Frame & Fork: Surly Ogre (XL/22″, Tanish Gray)
Chainset: Middleburn RS8 X-Type Rohloff (Black), 36T Chainring (Hardcoat)
Bottom Bracket: Hope Ceramic External
Rims: Velocity Cliffhanger 700C 36-hole, Black, NMSW
Rim Tape: Stan’s No Tube Tubeless (27mm)
Valves: Effetto Mariposa Caffelatex Tubeless
Spokes: DT Swiss
Front Hub: Schmidt SON 28 36-hole Disc
Rear Hub/Gears: Rohloff Speedhub 500/14 (TS OEM2 DB EX 36h Black)
Tyres: Maxxis Ardent EXO TR 2.4″ (Tubeless)
Brakes: TRP Spyke Disc Brakes
Nice brakes and easy to adjust (individual pad adjustment is much better than BB7).
Brake Levers: Shimano Deore Lever Set
Brake Cables: Jagwire Mountain Pro (Ripcord)
Front Brake Disc: EBC 180mm Rotor
Rear Brake Disc: Rohloff 8281 (160mm) 4-bolt Rotor
Headset: Hope Threadless Headset
Stem: Thomson Elite X4 MTB (Black, 90mm, 31.8mm, 1.1/8″, 10 Degrees)
Top-cap: FSA Compressor 1-1/8″
Handlebars: Jones Loop H-Bar (710mm, Black)
Love these bars – give several options for hand positions.
Bar Tape: Ritchey Classic (Brown)
Grips: Ergon GC1 Rohloff/Nexus BioKork
Seat Post: Thomson Elite InLine (Black, 330mm, 27.2mm)
Saddle: Brooks B17 Standard (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