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Surly Troll 2017

$2,400.00

Off-road touring can be a zesty enterprise, but it’s not without its perils. Bicycles are simple machines that are extremely efficient, but all simple machines carry along with them the chance of breaking down. This efficiency can get you in trouble if your bike decides to break down far away from the comforts of your parent’s basement. If you’re going to ride your bicycles where no one can see, you better take gear that’s up to the task.  Troll is up to the task.

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Description

Off-road touring can be a zesty enterprise, but it’s not without its perils. Bicycles are simple machines that are extremely efficient, but all simple machines carry along with them the chance of breaking down. This efficiency can get you in trouble if your bike decides to break down far away from the comforts of your parent’s basement. If you’re going to ride your bicycles where no one can see, you better take gear that’s up to the task.  Troll is up to the task.

Our Troll was once a simple mountain bike frame with a few extras that made it nice for touring. The Troll has evolved into a frame that has been pushed deeper into the category of off-road touring. Its geometry is no longer suspension corrected, which gives it more room for a larger frame bag. We’ve also adorned this frame with our Gnot-Boost spacing, allowing you to use any mountain bike hub whether it be 135mm QR, 12 x 142mm thru-axle, or 12 x 148mm Boost hub. The chainstay yoke has been redesigned to be fully compatible with 26+ tires and comes with the always-comfy Surly Moloko Bar. The dropouts still allow you to run disc brakes, fenders, a Rohloff hub, and racks simultaneously. It also comes with more braze-ons than you thought possible – there are four triple bottle mounts on the fork alone (don’t get excited, you can only run one Anything Cage per fork leg), as well as two more triple bottle mounts on the down tube.

Troll is a bike that has one purpose – and that purpose is to carry you as far away from society as possible. Man has known for eons the call of the indifferent forest. The inexorable march of time, and dumb shit like cell phones, have dulled our senses and made us afraid. Reclaim your animalistic tendencies atop Man’s greatest invention.

Frameset

Frame
Horizontal slotted with derailleur hanger; Surly “Gnot Boost” 135, 142, and/or 148mm hub spacing compatibility

Fork
420mm axle-to-crown x 43mm offset, tapered and butted straight blade, , 4130 CroMoly. 51mm I.S. disc mount

Seatpost Clamp
Surly stainless, 30mm

Drivetrain

Crankset
Shimano LX 26/36/48t

Bottom Bracket
Shimano BB-MT800

Front Derailleur
Shimano Deore FD-M611-D

Rear Derailleur
Shimano Deore RD-T610 10 spd

Cog or cogset
Shimano HG-50 10spd 11-36t

Chain
KMC X10 10spd

Components

Headset
Cane Creek 40

Brakes
Avid BB7

Brake levers
Avid FR-5

Shifters
Microshift SL-M10

Stem
ProMax DA-296

Handlebar
Surly Moloko

Saddle
WTB Volt Sport

Seatpost
ProMax SP-2007

Wheels

Front hub
Shimano Deore M525 36h

Rear Hub
Shimano Deore M525 36h

Rims
Alex Adventurer 2 36h

Tires
Surly ExtraTerrestrial 26 x 2.5″

Frame SizeStem LengthStem AngleHandlebar WidthCrank Length
XS90mm7685mm170mm
S90mm7685mm170mm
M100mm7735mm175mm
L110mm7735mm175mm
XL120mm7735mm175mm

Frame Highlights

Tubing
Surly 4130 CroMoly steel. TIG-welded. Main triangle double-butted . ED Coated

Rear Dropouts
Horizontal slotted with derailleur hanger, 145mm Gnot-Boost 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)

Braze-ons/extras
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, 4 sets of triple bottle mounts, 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
27.2mm

Seatpost clamp diameter
30mm (Surly stainless included)

Headset/Steerer Tube
EC34/28.6 upper, EC34/30 lower

Front Derailleur Clamp Diameter
28.6mm, top-pull or Shimano high direct mount (adaptor included)

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

Chainring Clearance
24/36/48t

Tire Clearance
26 x 3″

Fork
TIG-welded tapered & butted 4130 CroMoly. 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 triple bottle mounts on each fork blade. Note: you can’t always mount bottles on the fork with every rack

Color
Pea Lime Pie Soup

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