This bike has HAWT all over it.
John’s bike is designed to rock a 650b Rohloff-on-Velocity-rim rear wheel… meaning he’ll have 14 weatherproof gears to select, pushing a meaty 2.35″ tire with loads of mud clearance… on a 17″ chainstay length.
His bike is also designed around a Rock Shox Reba 29, 120mm through-axle fork- which we’re doing a custom wet-paint job on. Short chainstays, combined with good standover clearance, a proven 29″ long travel fork, and the reliability of a Rohloff hub all make for a burly bike ready for serious trail use.
in the book of firsts, this becomes the noteable two-tone Siren…
I decided to leave the titanium manufacturer’s markings on this plate… easily removed, this is something I’ll offer on all Songs to come.
Rohloff cable guides- John’s bike sports a total of 14 cable guides to keep things tidy.
We called for a burlier head tube to hold up to the added stresses of a long travel 29″ fork and heavy trail riding.
The gloss black is quite lovely, don’t you think? 🙂