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Price: £4800.00

Orbit Summit XT S&S

Click to Expand: Orbit Summit XT S&S
Click to Expand: Orbit Summit XT S&S
Click to Expand: Orbit Summit XT S&S
Click to Expand: Orbit Summit XT S&S
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The Summit XT is a versatile tandem, easy to transport, comfortable to ride and stunning to look at.

The frame is hand-built, exclusively for Orbit Tandems, by Bob Jacksons of Leeds. Bob Jackson, have been building frames for over 75 years and this experience shows in the beautiful brazing and finishing.

The frame is designed using modern geometry and built with Reynolds 631 tubing, making this tandem a dream to ride. S&S couplers are fitted as standard.

The Summit is built in our Gargrave workshop, using top quality components from companies such as Reynolds, Shimano, Schwalbe, Tubus & DT Swiss

  • Available in 7 standard sizes and custom sizes
  • British racing green, viola metallic, ruby red, amber & royal blue flamboyant
  • Available in 26" & 700c wheel sizes, the british racing green model pictured is 26" and the amber model is 700c.
  • Uncoupled length is 1.54m
  • Weight as pictured 22kg
  • Disc brake front fork with corresponding disc brake & 203mm rotor adds £100
  • Built to order, lead time is currently 3 months
  • Standard sizes - 24/20", 23/19", 22/18", 21/17", 20/16", 19/15" & 18/14"

Frame Reynolds 631, air hardened, butted, fillet brazed, with twin eccentrics and S&S couplings
Forks Orbit full chromoly steel
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT
Front Derailleur Shimano XT
Shifters Shimano XT 27 speed shift levers
Chainset (Pilot) Truvativ tandem Fire X 175mm crank length, 38 tooth crossover drive
Chainset (Stoker) Truvativ tandem Fire X 170mm crank length, 26/36/48
Bottom Bracket (Pilot) Alloy eccentric & GXP external cups
Bottom Bracket (Stoker) GXP external cups
Chain (Crossover) KMC X1 nickel plated 160 link
Chain (Rear) Shimano HG73
Cassette Shimano XT 11/34
Pedals (Pilot) Alloy touring with strapless toe cups
Pedals (Stoker) Alloy touring with strapless toe cups
Front Brake Avid SD5 V brake
Rear Brake Bengal cable pull disc brake, with 203mm rotor
3rd Brake Avid SD5 V brake, controlled from the front handlebars with Shimano TX50 friction lever
Brake Levers Avid FR5 V brake levers
Front Hub Hope Pro II EVO tandem, large flange, 40 hole, stainless steel cartridge bearings
Rear Hub Hope Pro II EVO tandem, large flange, 40 hole, stainless steel cartridge bearings, 6 bolt disc, 145mm OLD
Rims Alex DH19, triple box section, eyeletted
Spokes DT Swiss butted stainless
Tyres Schwalbe Marathon or Continental Gator skin tyres
Headset Tange Thunda 1 1/8", reinforced bottom cup
Stem (Pilot) Black Kalloy NVO adjustable, 31.8
Stem (Stoker) Orbit adjustable, 160mm to 200mm
Handlebars (Pilot) Black butted Kalloy riser, 31.8 clamp size
Handlebars (Stoker) Black butted alloy stoker bars, 25.4 clamp size, 50cm external width 4.5cm stoker riser
Saddle (Pilot) Selle Italia XO Flow
Saddle (Stoker) Velo Plush comfort touring
Seatpost (Pilot) Black alloy, 400mm x 27.2
Seatpost (Stoker) Black Kalloy 350mm x 27.2 suspension
Grips (Pilot) Ergon GP5 touring grips with integrated bar ends
Grips (Stoker) Velo black cork bar tape
Panner Rack (Rear) Tubus Cargo
Bottle Cages 3 alloy
Mudguards SKS with stainless steel fittings
Orbit Summit Range
Tour S&S XT S&S Rohloff S&S
£4800.00 £4800.00 £5500.00
Frame Reynolds 631, air hardened, butted, fillet brazed, with twin eccentrics, and S&S couplings Reynolds 631, air hardened, butted, fillet brazed, with twin eccentrics and S&S couplings Reynolds 631, air hardened, butted, fillet brazed, with twin eccentrics and S&S couplings
Forks Orbit full chromoly steel Orbit full chromoly steel Orbit full chromoly steel
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shimano XT
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Front Derailleur Shimano Tiagra with band adapter Shimano XT
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Shifters Shimano 105 30 speed STI Shimano XT 27 speed shift levers Rohloff 14 speed
Chainset (Pilot) FSA Gossamer tandem 175mm crank length, 39 tooth crossover drive Truvativ tandem Fire X 175mm crank length, 38 tooth crossover drive Truvativ tandem 5D 175mm crank length, 38 tooth crossover drive
Chainset (Stoker) FSA Gossamer tandem 170mm crank length, 30/39/52 Truvativ tandem Fire X 170mm crank length, 26/36/48 Truvativ tandem 5D 170mm crank length, with Middleburn 40 tooth ring (other sizes available)
Bottom Bracket (Pilot) External cups Alloy eccentric & GXP external cups Alloy eccentric & Shimano UN55 115mm 68mm shell, square taper
Bottom Bracket (Stoker) External cups GXP external cups Alloy eccentric & Shimano UN55 115mm 68mm shell, square taper
Chain (Crossover) KMC X1 nickel plated 160 link KMC X1 nickel plated 160 link KMC X1 nickel plated 160 link.
Chain (Rear) Shimano HG75 10 speed Shimano HG73 KMC X1 Rohloff & missing link
Cassette Shimano SLX 10 speed 11/34 Shimano XT 11/34 Rohloff 16 tooth
Pedals (Pilot) Alloy touring with strapless toe cups Alloy touring with strapless toe cups Alloy touring with strapless toe cups
Pedals (Stoker) Alloy touring with strapless toe cups Alloy touring with strapless toe cups Alloy touring with strapless toe cups
Front Brake Shimano XT T780 V brake Avid SD5 V brake Avid SD5 V brake
Rear Brake Bengal cable pull disc brake, with 203mm rotor Bengal cable pull disc brake, with 203mm rotor Bengal cable pull disc brake, with 203mm rotor
3rd Brake Shimano XT T780 V brake, controlled from the front handlebars with bar end friction shifter Avid SD5 V brake, controlled from the front handlebars with Shimano TX50 friction lever Avid SD5 V brake, controlled from the front handlebars with Shimano TZ20 friction lever
Brake Levers Shimano 105 STI's Avid FR5 V brake levers Avid FR5 V brake levers
Front Hub Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing Hope Pro II EVO tandem, large flange, 40 hole, stainless steel cartridge bearings Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing
Rear Hub Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing, 6 bolt disc, 145mm OLD Hope Pro II EVO tandem, large flange, 40 hole, stainless steel cartridge bearings, 6 bolt disc, 145mm OLD Rohloff Speedhub 36 hole
Rims Alex DH19, triple box section, eyeletted Alex DH19, triple box section, eyeletted Alex DH19, triple box section, eyeletted front Rigida Andra 30, 36 hole, rear
Spokes DT Swiss butted stainless DT Swiss butted stainless DT Swiss butted stainless
Tyres Continental Gator Skins 28c or 32c Schwalbe Marathon or Continental Gator skin tyres Schwalbe Marathon 26 x 1.5"
Headset Tange Thunda 1 1/8", reinforced bottom cup Tange Thunda 1 1/8", reinforced bottom cup Tange Thunda 1 1/8", reinforced bottom cup
Stem (Pilot) Black Kalloy NVO adjustable, 31.8 Black Kalloy NVO adjustable, 31.8 Black Kalloy NVO adjustable, 31.8
Stem (Stoker) Orbit adjustable, 160mm to 200mm Orbit adjustable, 160mm to 200mm Orbit adjustable, 160mm to 200mm
Handlebars (Pilot) Pro LT 31.8 44cm CTC Black butted Kalloy riser, 31.8 clamp size Black butted Kalloy riser, 31.8 clamp size
Handlebars (Stoker) Black butted alloy stoker bars, 25.4 clamp size, 50cm external width 4.5cm stoker riser Black butted alloy stoker bars, 25.4 clamp size, 50cm external width 4.5cm stoker riser Black butted alloy stoker bars, 25.4 clamp size, 50cm external width 4.5cm stoker riser
Saddle (Pilot) Velo Plush comfort touring Selle Italia XO Flow Velo Plush comfort touring
Saddle (Stoker) Velo Plush comfort touring Velo Plush comfort touring Velo Plush comfort touring
Seatpost (Pilot) Black alloy, 400mm x 27.2 Black alloy, 400mm x 27.2 Black alloy, 400mm x 27.2
Seatpost (Stoker) Black Kalloy 350mm x 27.2 suspension Black Kalloy 350mm x 27.2 suspension Black Kalloy 350mm x 27.2 suspension
Grips (Pilot) Velo black cork bar tape Ergon GP5 touring grips with integrated bar ends Ergon GP5 touring grips with integrated bar ends
Grips (Stoker) Velo black cork bar tape Velo black cork bar tape Velo black cork bar tape
Panner Rack (Front)
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Panner Rack (Rear) Tubus Cargo Tubus Cargo Tubus Cargo
Bottle Cages 3 alloy 3 alloy 3 alloy
Mudguards SKS with stainless steel fittings SKS with stainless steel fittings SKS with stainless steel fittings
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Asquith Industrial Estate
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