Built around a classic Reynolds 531 tubing frame the Bergen is the flagship tandem in the Simmonsohn touring series. With a distinctive retro feel the Bergen is a perfect touring companion for the couple who want to venture a little further for a little longer. Up front is a responsive, lightweight Cromoly fork.
The upgraded 27 speed transmission system comprises of Shimano EZ fire push button gear shifters with super precise Shimano derailleurs. The large range of gear ratios will help you cope if you are carrying a little extra weight. Smooth running FSA headset and bottom bracket bearings.
Front and rear Shimano alloy V brakes coupled with Simmonsohn double wall rims and Schwalbe Marathon tyres give excellent control on the road or tracks. The Bergen comes fully loaded, full length mudguards, just in case, a four point fixing alloy pannier rack complete with luggage straps and a low rider fork mounted carrier.
A combination of classic design and quality components.
Model Type: Adult Reynolds 531 Classic Touring Series Tandem.
Frame Construction: Reynolds 531 main tubes, 4 point rear pannier bosses, rear mudguard bosses and replaceable dropout. Stainless steel hardware.
Forks: Unicrown Cromoly fork with mudguard bosses.
Wheel Size: 700c
Gear System: Shimano 27 speed indexed gears with STI push button selection. Shimano Alivio RDM4000SGS 9sp rear gear derailleur. Shimano Acera AFDM3000 dual pull front derailleur. Shimano Alivio ST-M4000 EZ Fire gear shifters with push button selection.
Chainsets: Front Prowheel 42T single chainset with 170mm alloy cranks and chainring chainguard. Rear Prowheel 24T, 34T, 42T triple chainset with alloy 170mm cranks.
Freewheel/Cassette: Shimano CSHG300 9 cassette.
Chains: KMC 9sp 150 link. KMC 9sp 108 link.
Bottom Bracket: Eccentric sealed FSA cartridge bottom bracket for correct chain tension.
Pedals: 9/16 alloy platform with reflectors.
Wheel Specification: Simmonsohn black alloy double wall 48H CNC rims with front and rear KT quick release alloy hubs. Stainless steel spokes with 13G brass nipples.
Tyres and Tubes: Front and rear 700 X 38c Schwalbe Marathon with All Motion RaceGuard Puncture Protection. 700 X 38 Presta valve tubes.
Brakes: Front and rear Shimano BRT-4000 alloy V type brakes with Shimano ASTM310 levers. Levers have reach adjust facility.
Handlebar and Stem: Front Zoom MTB-153 alloy oversize handlebar 640mm, raise 30mm, Back swept 6 degree. Rear alloy semi hi-rise handlebar 640mm, raise: 50mm, back swept 10 degree. Front Alloy Ahead, length 90mm, raise 25 degree. Rear tandem alloy adjustable stem.
Grips: Front and rear 120mm ergonomic gel comfort lock on.
Headset: FSA ahead type full bearing. 3 X alloy headset spacers.
Saddle and Seatpost: Front Selle Royale Look In Gents, rear Selle Royale Look In Ladies. Zoom 27.2 alloy micro adjust seat post (300mm front, 350mm rear).
Additional: Front bell. Reflectors. Simmonsohn quick assembly guide. Multispanner with 5mm/6mm combined allen key.
Frame Sizes: 21/17 and 19/15.
Frame Colour: Midnight Blue.
Fork Colour: Midnight Blue.
Cycle Condition: Brand new sealed in box. This bike comes 90% built, fitting of pedals, stem/bars, front wheel and seats. Chain tension, gears and brakes will also require some adjustment.