Ben’s Big-wheel Tourer

Ben's pretty tall. He wanted a sweet tourer to carry him and all - I do mean all - his stuff around Europe, India and the rest of the world, on road and off. This is what we came up with.

Reynolds 853

S&S Couplers – this colossal bike fits in a suitcase (just!)

Sliding dropouts

Alfine 11 hub gears with JTek bar-end shifter

29″ Wheels, room for 2.3″ MTB tyres or as shown Schwalbe Big Apple 2.15″ plus mudguards

Tubus stainless racks

Big-ass centre stand