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Amber Road

When you need a bike that will go anywhere this is the one. For the woods and trails of our islands, here is a bike that will roll over everything in comfort, with big wheels, massive tyres and a comfortable riding position. Disc brakes give you confident control, loads of mud clearance and extend the life of your rims. If you want to go a little further the Amber Road has it all - a super strong steel frame, with all the luggage carrying capacity you could need for a trans-continental trek. 

The built in rack both reinforces the frame and gives you the most rigid support for your luggage you could wish for - so important when you are climbing and your bike is moving around underneath you.

You can choose your transmission system between derailleur, rear hub gear with conventional chain or Gates Carbon Drive. If you change your mind later you can change the dropouts to fit. The steel tubing is oversized for rigidity and optimised for the big wheels and Carbon Drive. Fittings for all cables, hydraulic tubes and wiring are provided, as are solid mounting points for propstand (either chainstay or bottom bracket mount) and mudguards. The 29'er was a concept designed perhaps as a way off giving mountain bikers an excuse to buy a new bike, but actually the perfect formula for enjoying the woods at your leisure. The 29 inch tyres are actually the same as the conventional 700c, just fatter, giving more sedate handling and rolling more smoothly over obstacles. There is a good choice of tyres available, from thin walled balloon tyres like the Big Apple, through rugged touring tyres and knobbly off road rubber.

Pick Your Options

Medium

Top tube length 575mm, Seat tube length 510mm

Large

Top tube length 595mm, Seat tube length 560mm

Extra Large

Top tube length 615mm, Seat tube length 610mm.

here is a tool to help you: https://www.ebicycles.com/bicycle-tools/frame-sizer

8 speed Alfine Belt Drive +£1850.00

The Gates CDC belt drive provides quiet smooth, durable performance for commuter and pavement bikes.

11 Speed Alfine Belt Drive +£2210.00

The Gates belt drive provides quiet smooth, durable performance for commuter and pavement bikes and Shimano 11 Speed hub gear is perhaps the smoothest quietest hub gear on hte market.

30 Speed Silver +£1850.00

30 Speed Gold +£2390.00

Rohloff Silver +£2840.00

Rohloff Silver Belt Drive +£3020.00

CDX provides a slimmer profile, lighter weight and better debris shedding for maximum drive performance in all environments, including muddy or snowy conditions. The patented CenterTrack design keeps the belt aligned on the sprocket.

Frame: Amber Road frame made of double butted CroMo tubing

Rack: tout terrain integrated Cromo rack with racktime system

Fork: Bladefork - asymmetrical rigid fork with stainless steel dropouts

Eccentric bottom bracket: tout terrain excenter with VBA

Headset: Ritchey Logic Comp

Stem: tout terrain Black Label 100mm +/- 6°

Handlebars: tout terrain Black Label ergo 2014 with 12° bend, 640mm

Chain / belt: Carbon Drive belt Centertrack

Steering stop: Ergo-Stop handle bar stop

Grips: tout terrain Black Label lock-on grips

Brake: Shimano T615 Trekking disc brakes with LX discs size 180 / 160 mm

Saddle: Selle Royal Dardo

Seatpost: tout terrain Black Label micro-adjust

Front hub: Shimano LX Disc

Rear hub: Rohloff Speedhub 500/14 Disc

Rims: Rigida Andra 210 28" disc, 32 Loch, schwarz

Rim band: Schwalbe rim tape

Tires: Schwalbe Big Apple 28" x 2.0"

Crankset: Truvativ FireX for Carbon Drive 50 teeth CDX

Bottom bracket: Truvativ

Gear box: Carbon Drive CDX Centertrack 19 teeth

Gear lever: Rohloff twist shifter

Pedals: Black Label City pedal

Mudguard: Curana C-Lite black matt

Kickstand: Rear kickstand

Rohloff Gold +£3110.00

Rohloff Gold Belt Drive +£3290.00

CDX provides a slimmer profile, lighter weight and better debris shedding for maximum drive performance in all environments, including muddy or snowy conditions. The patented CenterTrack design keeps the belt aligned on the sprocket.

Lighting

SON Direct Contact Surcharge +£40.00

Electrical contacts on the outside of the hub rest directly against matching contacts on the inside of the fork dropout, so you can remove the wheel quickly without having to mess about with little plugs.

Shimano DH3D37, B&M AVY & Toplight +£125.00

Shimano DH3D72B, Tout Terrain The Plug +£190.00

Shimano DH3D72B, Bush&Muller IQ Cyo & Toplight +£175.00

Shimano DH3D72B, Bush&Muller IQ Cyo & Tail-Light +£205.00

The Shimano DH72 is proven dynamo hub with a single contact sealing. The state-of-the-art bearing technology ensures a long life time. 

Shimano DH3D72B, Supernova E3 & C-Light +£260.00

Shimano DH3D72B Supernova E3 & Tailight +£230.00

 

The Supernova E3 is one of the finest bicycle lights on the market. The top of line electronics allow full light performance from around 8km/h. The full aluminium housing is unmatched. The Taillight 2 is Supernovas tiny rack mounted rear light.

SON Delux dynamo with The Plug III charging device. +£315.00

The SON 28 II is delivers all you expect from a dynamo hub: light weight, low rolling resistance, high power. The quality of the SON products is unquestioned and the finish is exceptional.

The Plug is an integrated power supply for your bike to charge devices through your dynamo hub.for GPS devices, MP3 players, phones and backup batteries.

Luggage Racks

Tubus Racktime adapter +£17.00

Tubus Lowrider +£70.00

Extra carrying capacity for long tours, the Tubus Duo is made of tubular steel for strength and rigidity. Locates to both sides of the front fork legs.

Spring Clamp +£26.00

Locates to the top of the rear rack for carrying your copy of The Times.

Elastic Strap +£7.00

An adjustable elastic strap which goes lengthways on the rack. Long enough to strap on a sleeping bag.

Fizik Rondine black

Brooks B17 saddle +£70.00

A leather saddle gives the best long term comfort, since it softens and shapes to your anatomy.

Brooks Cambium C17 +£90.00

Seatpost

20mm Offset Seatpost +£16.00

Moves the saddle 20mm to the back. For all riders who prefer a little more stretched seating position.

Cane Creek Suspension Seatpost +£150.00

With the Thudbuster rear suspension you'll ride longer, more comfortable and with less fatigue.
- Single urethane unit with various spring rates
- 1.3 inches (33mm) of travel
- Maximum rider weight 250lbs

Tout Terrain Black Label Ergo

Syntace VOR handlebar and stem +£180.00

Give yourself more adjustability with the Syntace VOR handlebar and stem upgrade. Includes Fizik seatpost. Not suitable for use with handlebar bags.

Trekking Bar Comfort +£36.00

The trekking bar offers a relaxed upright seating position and the wrists at a slight angle.

Multi-position handlebar +£36.00

Plenty of hand positions for long journeys. This handlerbar comes as standard with an adjustable stem.

Jones Comfort Bars +£160.00

Many grip positions avoid wrist and back problems when sitting long hours in the saddle. The Jones bar is absolutely unique in regards to grip variaty.

Black Label 100mm

Black Label 120mm

Black Label 75mm

Adjustable Stem +£26.00

Give you the option of raising or lowering the handlebar position with an allen key. The Hupert stem doesn't wabble or wear out. Note: if you order the multi-position handlebars this comes as standard.

Accessories

Hebie Chainglider chainguard +£50.00

If you choose a bike with a chain, the Hebie Chainglider will keep you trousers clean and your chain protected from the weather. Easy to fix and remove, it actually rests on the chain itself, but gives hardly noticeable drag.

Atran Velo Kickstand +£18.00

Mounted firmly to the braze-on on the left hand chainstay.

Spurcycle Bell +£50.00

Simply the coolest bell you can buy, engineered for quality sound. Spurcycle bells ring 3x longer than others. Handmade in America.

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Drivetrain Options

Connex 9sx stainless steel chain upgrade +£36.00

The stainless chain reduces corrosion, is more durable and extends the lifetime of your chain.

Black Hubs +£80.00

Optional colour change from silver.

Schwalbe Big Apple

Light and easy rolling tyres with a large section for comfort.

Schwalbe Marathon Mondial +£55.00

The ultimate folding touring tyre, made for roads, tracks and trails of all continents. Construction and compounding uses the very latest Schwalbe Evo technology.

Schwalbe Marathon Supreme +£55.00

Schwalbe’s Marathon Supreme is a very fast, lightweight and round shouldered touring tyre complete with Vectran breaker puncture resistance. The Marathon Supreme retains traction well in wet conditions. Although highly puncture resistant it sacrifices a little durability for it’s speed and low weight. This tyre is ideal for fast road tours, especially if a little rain is expected, but will not fare well off road.

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