Surly Long Haul Trucker (26-inch) - 2015

Your bike is ready, and it's time to hit the road! Surly's Long Haul Trucker is your endlessly capable world-tourer, grocery-getter, and weekend-camper. Chromoly has long been the favored frame material for bicycle tourists, and the Trucker ...(Read More)

Surly Long Haul Trucker (26-inch)
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  • Price listed is for bicycle as defined in Specifications (image may differ).
  • Color: Black
$1,275.00
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Your bike is ready, and it's time to hit the road! Surly's Long Haul Trucker is your endlessly capable world-tourer, grocery-getter, and weekend-camper. Chromoly has long been the favored frame material for bicycle tourists, and the Trucker's frame and fork are stable and smooth under load, guaranteeing long distance riding pleasure and performance. A complete set of front and rear rack eyelets, fender mounts, and clearance for high volume tires means you can truly ride this bike to the ends of the earth, and bring your gear along for the ride. Bar-end shifters are simple and durable, and the extra-wide range 30-speed drivetrain will get you and your bike up every hill. 26-inch wheels are strong and a great choice for a loaded tourer, and the high-quality Continental tires will keep you rolling strong.

Specs

Frame Surly TIG-welded chromoly w/double-butted main triangle
Fork Surly chromoly, lugged and brazed
Rims Alex DH19
Hubs Shimano Deore XT
Tires Continental Comfort Contact, 26 x 1.5
Crankset Andel
Chainrings 48/36/26
Front Derailleur Shimano Sora
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT
Rear Cogs Shimano, 10-speed: 11-36
Shifters Microshift Bar-Con bar-end
Handlebars PMT aluminum
Stem Kalloy
Brake Levers Tektro
Brakes Tektro, cantilever
Saddle Velo
Seatpost Kalloy

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Cakipants / 42cm 00708752107151 BK6342
Cakipants / 46cm 00708752107168 BK6346
Cakipants / 58cm 00708752107212 BK6358
Black / 42cm 00708752107007 BK5542
Black / 50cm 00708752107021 BK5550
Black / 52cm 00708752107038 BK5552
Black / 58cm 00708752107069 BK5558

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5.0

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable  (2)
  • Versatile 
  • Great value 
  • Holds Alot Of Weight 
  • Responsive 

Best Uses

  • Commuting 
  • Touring 
  • Bicycle touring 
  • Commuting/City 
  • Exercising 
  • Casual Riding 
  • Climbing 
  • Long treks 

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5

Thats a nice bike

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from Alabaster, AL

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Responsive
  • Holds Alot Of Weight
  • Durable
  • Comfortable
  • Handles Well
  • Good Geometry

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Riding
    • Exercising
    • Bicycle touring
    • Commuting
    • Climbing

    Comments:

    I purchased the surly long haul trucker about 2 years ago. I have put about 1,500 miles on it so far and it holds up well. The longest trip so far has been from alabaster hwy 119 to campgrounds at oak mountain and back, approx 50 miles roundtrip. Even with my 200 lbs and another 60 lbs of gear, the bike does not bog down. The gear sifters were a little awkward to use at first, but now that I am used to them, its like second nature. The only wear and tear I have experienced on my bike is the stickers pealing off ;) This is a great bike for touring or riding around town. It was worth every penny.

     
    5

    Great ride! A true adventure bike.

    By 

    from Perrysburg, OH

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Versatile
    • Great value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Long treks
      • Touring
      • Commuting/City

      Comments:

      If you're looking to do more than just go fast, this bike is for you. I recently purchased my LHT from Century Cycles after spending the five previous years riding a 17 pound carbon racing bike. I wanted a bike that I could take anywhere. So far, I've logged just over 600 miles on the bike and I can say with confidence that the LHT delivers a stable, comfortable ride on virtually any type of surface: smooth pavement; rough pavement; gravel; hard-pack;you name it. I've taken rides on this bike that I never would have considered on the racing bike. I also use the bike to run errands around town, and hope to use it for multi-day touring one day. Transitioning from a racing geometry was a bit of an adjustment, but now that I'm used to it, I love this bike. To make the bike even more comfortable, I swapped out the stock saddle for a Brooks B17, which I also love. So far, I haven't found anything about my LHT that I don't like. It's not a bike for fast group rides, but if you want to see places you've never seen on your racing bike, this bike is for you.

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