Orbit Summit XT S&S
This tandem frame is custom built in England by Bob Jackson's and lead time is currently 3 monthsThe Summit XT is a really versatile tandem, easy to transport, comfortable to ride and stunning to look at. It's 26" wheel version makes a super heavy duty touring tandem.
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, see main image, 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 as pictured 21.4kg
|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|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano XT|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano XT|
|Shifters||Shimano XT 30 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 HG95 10 speed|
|Cassette||Shimano XT 11/36|
|Pedals (Pilot)||Alloy touring with strapless toe cups|
|Pedals (Stoker)||Alloy touring with strapless toe cups|
|Front Brake||Shimano V brake or TRP Spyke cable pull disc brake with 2 piece 203mm rotor|
|Rear Brake||TRP Spyke cable pull disc brake, with 2 piece 203mm rotor|
|3rd Brake||Shimano V brake, controlled from the front handlebars with Shimano friction lever|
|Front Hub||Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing|
|Rear Hub||Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing, 6 bolt disc, 145mm OLD|
|Rims||Alex DM18, triple box section, eyeletted 26" or 700c G6000|
|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)||Satori black butted riser, 31.8 clamp size|
|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)||Ergon GP5 touring grips with integrated bar ends|
|Grips (Stoker)||Velo black cork bar tape under bar gel|
|Pannier Rack (Front)||-|
|Pannier Rack (Rear)||Tubus Cargo|
|Bottle Cages||3 alloy|
|Mudguards||Silver or black 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.