Should I buy a Surly Long Haul Trucker?
The Surly Long Haul Trucker and Surly Disc Trucker are some of the best off-the-shelf touring bikes you can buy. The Surly’s performance is exceptional, their price is right and they have great worldwide availability. This is the way a touring bike should feel. I think that the geometry of the bike is close to perfect.
How many speeds does a Surly Long Haul Trucker have?
Surly Long Haul Trucker Disc specs (26in and 700c) The complete bike is built around a 9-speed Shimano Sora R3000 groupset.
Does surly still make the long haul trucker?
Well, things change. Surly (quietly) made the announcement that marks the end of an era. All three of these bikes, the non-disc LHT, Troll, and Pugsley, have been discontinued.
How heavy is a Surly Long Haul Trucker?
Weight: 2.34 Kg (5.15lbs) – 58cm frame only.
How heavy is a surly disc trucker?
Surly Disc Trucker weighs around 27.9 lbs. without pedals, which is not ultra-lightweight but is not heavy either, considering this is a steel touring bicycle. Most riders will pack this bike with heavy bags and panniers anyway, so a few pounds of weight don’t make a big difference.
Where are surly frames made?
Most of our products (including all frames and forks) are manufactured in Taiwan.
Are surly long haul trucker bikes good?
So Surly Long Haul Trucker is built in a way which will last and the vibe it generates is that of a heavy fighter bike. It’s quite sturdy and very hard. The wheelbase is quite long in nature which adds on to the comfortable journey. Don’t use it if you’re a racer but for carrying some big loads from one place to another.
Why choose the surly 4130 long haul trucker?
The Surly 4130 CroMoly steel gives a comfortable and reliable ride, the paint job was smart, and we knew that we couldn’t go wrong with a Surly. At Brixton Cycles in London we had a chance to see the Long Haul Trucker in the flesh. Beautiful, aren’t they? We had a great chat with the staff there, who are real Surly enthusiasts.
Is the surly disc trucker a good choice for long distance touring?
Yes, Surly Disc Trucker is a great choice for long-distance touring, that’s what this bike is made for. It’s available with either 26″ or 700C wheels, it has a wide-range gearing setup, high-quality components, and lots of mounts for carrying cargo.
Does the sursurly long-haul trucker have brakes?
Surly’s original Long-Haul Trucker has a history dating back to 2007, but it’s no surprise to find that disc brakes have taken over from V-brakes on this model, though it’s cable-actuated discs rather than the more luxurious hydraulic stoppers.