You can't broaden the mind if you're not comfortable. That's why the Kathmandu is built with our renowned Efficient Comfort Geometry, which puts you in the optimum position for the best blend of comfort and performance “ mile after mile after mile. Lightweight double-butted tubing saves weight where possible and maintains stiffness and strength where needed, so the Kathmandu remains stable and predictable on any road, and carrying any load. Speaking of which, our engineers are particularly proud of the IC 2.0 luggage carrier, which combines sleek looks with exceptional strength, rigidity and ease of use. And neat touches like cables routed inside the down tube and a kickstand mounted directly to the rear dropout mean you can be assured we've thought of everything. Just don't forget to pack your toothbrush...What do you need in an adventure touring bike? We made our own list and built the Kathmandu SL around it: light, stiff, strong, versatile, reliable and, above all, comfortable. With the peerless performance of Shimano XT 3x10 gears and a RockShox Paragon Gold air suspension fork, it's quite possibly the ultimate grand tourer. The IC 2.0 luggage rack combines with our aluminium Superlite frame to make a formidable load-carrying companion for any adventure, big or small. Double-butted tubing removes weight from areas where it's safe to do so, and adds material where it's needed for strength. Combined with our Efficient Comfort Geometry, the result is a sublimely smooth ride that'll have you eating up the miles and coming back for more. And the integrated design of our carrier isn't just elegant “ it's also exceptionally strong, stiff and stable. Wear components can be easily replaced and it even features a built-in rear light. Full-length mudguards, a kickstand and powerful all-weather hydraulic disc brakes round out the Kathmandu SL. If there's a better way of seeing the world from a saddle, we've yet to find it...
|Frame||Men, Aluminium, Size 50|
|Gears||Shimano, XT RD-T8000, 10-Speed, 30 Gears|
|Rear Brake||Shimano, XT BR-T8000, Hydr. Disc Brake (180/160), Disc brake with hydraulic actuation|
|Front Brake||Shimano, XT BR-T8000, Hydr. Disc Brake (180/160), Disc brake with hydraulic actuation|
|Tyres||Schwalbe, Marathon Mondial, Kevlar, 47-622|
|Fork||Rockshox, Paragon Gold Air, 65mm, Lockout|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano, XT FD-T8000, Top Swing, 31.8mm Clamp|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano, XT RD-T8000, 10-Speed|
|Crankset||Shimano, XT FC-T8000, Hollowtech II, 48x36x26T, 175mm, Integrated BB, Chainguard|
|Shifters||Shimano, XT SL-T8000|
|Casette||Shimano, CS-M771, 11-34T|
|Headset||FSA, Orbit Z, Semi-Integrated, 1 1/8"|
|Handlebar||Cube, Performance Stem Pro, 31.8mm|
|Stem||FSA, Orbit Z, Semi-Integrated, 1 1/8"|
|Bartape / Grips||Natural Fit, Comfort|
|Seatpost||Cube, Performance Post, 27.2mm|
|Seatpost Clamp||Cube, Screwlock, 31.8mm|
|Saddle||Natural Fit, Sequence + Comfort|
|Sizes||50CM, 54CM, 58CM, 62CM, T46, T50, T54|
|Barcodes||4054571256409, 4054571256416, 4054571256423, 4054571256430, 4054571256447, 4054571256454, 4054571256461|
|SKUs / Part Numbers||34840050, 34840054, 34840058, 34840062, 348400T46, 348400T50, 348400T54|
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