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Vivente World Randonneur Swabia 2017


The bike for the open road. Ride across whole continents.

A fully equipped tourer so you don’t need to buy anything more.

Drop bars for faster downhills and cornering. Width, reach and drop varying with bike size.

Superior & smooth stopping power of hydraulic brakes. 14 speed smooth Rohloff gear shifting.

Get in touch to discuss sizing and availability.

Drop into the workshop, call us on (03) 9388 1319, send us an email to or fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you.


Available in one frame style


Normal Frame

Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large sizes only.



The famous World Randonneur chromoly steel frame, as tough but as comfortable as can be made.


Triple set (better chain alignment) with range of 570% – you can climb a mountain and still pedal down it

Mudguards (fenders)

Protection from the road

Integrated Lighting

Hub dynamo – you power your own lights plus a USB outlet for charging.

Kick Stand

No more looking for a place to lean your bike.


Be safer and enjoy riding more.


Carry that load

Steering Stabiliser

Confidently ride with more stability

New features for Swabia 2017 model

FRAME/FORKRear lower eyelets increased from 7.0 to 9.5mm thickness and rack attachment screws now Swiss made hi-tensile flange-headed. Will not come undone.
Hook plate on back of fork crown for steering stabilizer
Reinforced M5 under DT for steering stabilizer
Chainstays now 463mm
Fork M5 side mounts now spaced to allow bidon cages to attach to fork sides.
Removed gear cable guides for derailleur cables.
Join in RH seat stay for Gates carbon belt.
WHEELSNow using DT Swiss brass nipples
Rear wheel now cross 2 (DT Competition)
TRANSMISSIONConversion from chain drive with chaincover to Gates Carbon Belt. Same ratios. (50/19T with 120T belt)
BB now Tange LN-3922 cartrifge (118mm)
FSA Vero 130BCD 5 arm cranks.
FSA self-extracting crank bolts.
Rohloff Snubber
BRAKESNo zipties for attaching. All C-clamp
EXTRASAdd 2 pce spare Rohloff cable.
Add Rear Daytime Conspicuity Device.
Add Hebie steering stabilizer
Bush & Muller model specific rear view 80mm mirror.
Removed 3-way allen key and added 2, 3, 4, 5, 8mm allen keys.
Added chainwheel pin wrench for tightening outer ring of FSA self-extracting crankbolts.
Additional spare spoke for rear right.
Add 5 pce YF-W01 cable clamps (used to attache electric cables)
New brass bell
PEDALSWellgo M250 ED black finish

Full Specifications



Double butted Cr-Mo touring frame, EBB shell, sizes XS (26?),S,M,L,XL,XXL (700c) see geometry table

Eccentric Bottom Bracket (EBB)

Genio internal expansion type

Front Fork

1-1/8? full Cr-Mo, butted, threadless, disc brake reinforced, lowrider & electric cable mounts, steering stabilizer mount

Headset & Spacers

Tange RDC-82, 1-1/8?, Duralumnium, black, stack 26.2, fully sealed cartridge, 81gms; 10mmx9 + 5mmx1 + 3mmx1

Seatpost & Clamp

Kalloy SP-342 micro adjust 27.2 X 300mm silver, Kalloy, SC-200 black

Steerer Mount Bar

VWR custom steerer mounting bar for Rohloff shifter

Mounting Hardware

Hi tensile 5mm and 6mm metric with stainless flat and spring washers. Rear rack mounted with high-tensile steel zinc coated flange-headed screws.


Shift Levers

Rohloff right hand 14 speed twist shifter


FSA VERO, 130 BCD, Black 165/170/175MM or Andel RSC1-5121-RL, Black, 130 BCD

Bottom Bracket Set

Tange LN-3922 English square taper JIS sealed cartridge 68mm x 118mm

Chain or Belt

Gates carbon drive, CDX, 120T

Rear Sprocket

Gates CDX 19T

Rear Hub

Rohloff speedhub 500/14, 36H, CC DB, black, external transfer bo 210 degree, OEM axle plate



Bore 26.0mm, silver, XS/S UNO CR21 400mm, drop 120mm, reach 75mm; M-XXXL Nitto Noodle, 420/440/460mm, drop 140, reach 95mm, (or FSA Omega Compact, drop 120mm, reach 85mm, 40, 42, 44cm)

Bar Tape

Velo Eva cork tape with gel, black


VWR, bore 26.0MM, steerer 28.6MM, 3D forged, 7degree , 60(XS)/80(S)/100(M)/120(L,XL)/130(XXL)MM, black. (or 31.8bore if using FSA bars)


VWR custom, black, w/cutout 270X168mm


Wellgo, double sided clipless, M-250 with cleats


Rear Carrier

Tubus Logo Evo, 150mm lower spacing, 50mm taillight spacing



TRP Hylex (hydraulic disc)


TRP 160mm, 6 bolt, one piece front, Rohloff rear


TRP Hylex drop bar hydraulic



DT 545d, ETRTO 559 X 21 (XS) & 622 X 21, ERD 542 & 605, 36H, black, 530 & 585gms, with eyelet, for disc, SV

Rear Tyre

Schwalbe Marathon 35-559 (26×1.35) (XS)/ 37-622 (28×1.40, 700x35c)

Front Tyre

Schwalbe Marathon 35-559 (26×1.35) (XS) / 32-622 (28×1.25, 700x32c)


26 X 1.25/1.5. , 0.9MM, SV 48mm / 700 X 35C, 0.9MM, SV 48mm

Front Hub & Skewer

Dynamo hub, SP-PD-8, black , (6-bolt), 6V 3W, 36H, OLD:100Mmm, Formula QR23 (internal cam type)

Front Spokes

DT Champion 36H, silver, cross three pattern, 14G (2.0MM)

Rear Spokes

DT Competition double butted, 36, silver, cross one pattern, 14/15/14G (2.0/1.8/2.0MM)


Front Light

Axa Luxx Plus auto, 70 lux, with light & movement sensor for steady function, with steady light, with USB outlet

Rear Light

Axa Riff, steady, LED with light guide, 4 minute charge when stopped


Fenders (Mudguards)

VWR 46mm wide, w/stainless steel hardware, 26″ or 700c to suit


Atranvelo, Stylo DV with regular (XS) and long (700c) leg

Bell & Horn

Brass bell + VWR black 6″ bugle horn

Cages & Bottles

2 pce per bike – 6mm black alloy cages & VWR custom LD PE 700cc bidons

Steering Stabilizer

Hebie with elastomer


Busch & Müller

Daytime Conspicuity Device

Rodgerbiltit Rotating Reflector

Spares & Tools

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