Independent Fabrication, one of our partner frame builders, recently built this rugged touring bike for one of their customers. They were commissioned to build the bike to be as strong as possible to carry the rider safely and reliably through many thousands of miles of unsupported, heavily loaded touring. IF contacted us to build a wheelset around a Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 that would complement the frame.For the wheels, we laced the Rohloff rear hub and a
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After more than a month of searching, Matt received a tip that someone had purchased his bike at the Oakland Coliseum flea market. He was able to track it down and buy it back. Not ideal, but Matt is totally stoked to have his bike back and be able to continue his trip. Thanks for keeping an eye out!