Orbit Summit Tour S&S
This tandem frame is custom built in England by Bob Jackson's and lead time is currently 3 monthsThe Summit Tour brings traditionally built steel touring tandems bang upto date. This model has been created for couples who want a nice fast, yet comfortable, day riding tandem that rides equally well loaded up for touring.
The frame is hand-built, exclusively for Orbit Tandems, by Bob Jackson of Leeds. Bob Jackson have been building frames for over 80 years and this experience shows in the beautiful brazing and finishing.
The frame is designed using modern geometry and built with Reynolds 631 tubing, an 853 option is also available.
S&S couplers are fitted as standard, making this tandem not just a dream to ride and stunning to look at, but easy to travel with. A 6 coupling version is also available, this adds £1,000.
The Summit is built in our Gargrave workshop, using top quality components from companies such as Reynolds, Rohloff, Schwalbe, Tubus & DT Swiss
Every frame is made to order, so we can create a tandem that fits you perfectly.
There's a choice of nearly 70 different colours and some of the most popular are British racing green, viola metallic, ruby red, green, amber & royal blue flamboyant.
Available in 26" & 700c wheel sizes
The larger of the 2 pieces when uncoupled is 1.54m long for the 3 coupled model and of course much smaller for the 6 coupled version.
Weight in medium size, as pictured, 21kg
|Options||Delivery about 3 months from ordering -|
|Frame||Reynolds 631, air hardened, butted, fillet brazed and with S&S couplings|
|Forks||Orbit full chromoly steel disc|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano XT|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105 with band adapter and chain catcher|
|Shifters||Shimano 105 30 speed STI|
|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)||External cups|
|Bottom Bracket (Stoker)||External cups|
|Chain (Crossover)||KMC X1 nickel plated 160 link|
|Chain (Rear)||KMC X10E|
|Cassette||Shimano XT 10 speed 11/36|
|Pedals (Pilot)||Alloy touring with strapless toe cups|
|Pedals (Stoker)||Alloy touring with strapless toe cups|
|Front Brake||TRP Spyre cable pull disc brake with 203mm 2 piece rotor|
|Rear Brake||TRP Spyre cable pull disc brake, with 203mm 2 piece rotor|
|3rd Brake||Shimano Alivio V brake, controlled from the front handlebars with bar end friction shifter|
|Brake Levers||Incorporated into gear levers|
|Front Hub||Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing|
|Rear Hub||Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing, 6 bolt disc, 145mm OLD|
|Rims||Alex G6000 deep section aero|
|Spokes||DT Swiss Alpine III triple butted stainless|
|Tyres||Schwalbe Marathon or Continental Gator skin tyres|
|Headset||Tange Techno stainless steel cartridge bearing|
|Stem (Pilot)||Satori 31.8mm ahead|
|Stem (Stoker)||Orbit adjustable, 160mm to 200mm|
|Handlebars (Pilot)||Pro PLT ergo 31.8mm 44cm CTC|
|Handlebars (Stoker)||Black butted alloy stoker bars, 25.4 clamp size, 50cm external width and 4.5cm stoker riser|
|Saddle (Pilot)||Selle Italia Sport Gel Flow|
|Saddle (Stoker)||Velo Plush comfort touring|
|Seatpost (Pilot)||Black butted alloy, 350mm x 27.2|
|Seatpost (Stoker)||Black Satori Elegance suspension 40mm travel|
|Grips (Pilot)||Velo black cork bar tape|
|Grips (Stoker)||Velo black cork bar tape under bar gel|
|Pannier Rack (Front)||-|
|Pannier Rack (Rear)||Tubus Cargo|
|Bottle Cages||3 alloy|
|Mudguards||Black or silver with stainless steel fittings|
|Extras||Every Orbit Tandem is built to order, so should you wish to change any part of the specification please get in touch.|
As with any product, specification is subject to change without prior notification. You are advised to confirm current specification before buying.