Wednesday, June 24, 2009
The Surly Cross-Check is probably one of the most popular all-rounders, so it's about time we mentioned it here. At City Bikes, you can purchase the complete bike for $1,050 or the frameset for $410.
The frame is steel, and it has eyelets for fenders and braze-ons for a rear rack. The fork allows plenty of room for wider tires.
Here's the specs for the complete bike:
Frame: 4130 CroMoly steel. Main triangle double-butted. TIG-welded. Rear rack bosses
Fork: CroMoly, lugged + brazed crown. 1-1/8" threadless steerer
Headset: Ritchey Logic Comp. 1-1/8" threadless, w/ 15mm spacers
(+ 10mm clamp-on hanger = 25mm stack total). Black
Stem: Kalloy 1-1/8" threadless. Forged. Black
Handlebars: Salsa Moto Ace Bell-Lap 26.0mm clamp diameter. Black
Brake Levers: Tektro #R200A standard levers on 52-62cm sizes, R100A small hand levers on 42-50cm
Brakes: Tektro Oryx cantilever #992, black
Shift Levers: Shimano Bar-end type #SL-BS77. 9-Speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra #FD-4500 Double
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra #RD-4500-GS Mid-cage
Crankset: Andel Forged arms, Silver aluminum, granny ring compatible. 110mm BCD rings, 36 & 48t, ramped and pinned, Black
Pedals NOT INCLUDED
Bottom Bracket: Shimano Deore LX #BB-UN54, 68x113mm
Seatpost: Kalloy Uno 27.2mm x 250mm. Black
Saddle: WTB SST Steel rails. Black
Cassette: Shimano Tiagra #HG-53 9-speed 12-13-14-15-17-19-21-23-25t
Chain: Shimano HG-73 9-Speed compatible
Hubs: Shimano Deore #HU-M510. 32 hole, 100mm O.L.D. front, 135mm O.L.D. rear.
Rims: Alex #AL-DA16. 32 hole x 700c. Black
Tires: Ritchey SpeedMax Cross 700x32 Wire bead. Black wall
For fun, check out the Surly blog.