This super fun and playful build has gone out to Malaysia for a mixed life of gravel and road touring with a Tailfin rack fitted. It’s a very low maintenance but comfortable bike for both use cases. The Rohloff and belt drive drivetrain requires no attention and will go for several thousand km without being touched. The shifting for the rear hub is done via modified Sram shifters via a Gebla shiftbox and Rival hydro brakes bring it all to a stop. Passive suspension with a wild Lauf Red Shift combo soaks up all the terrain can throw at it and it does so without requiring a service every 50 hours.
The paint scheme for this gravel machine is influenced by an established design which aims to depict the gradient of colours in the sky during the first light of morning with the warm red, orange, and yellow glow of the sun rise fading into the deepening blue of the clear summer sky.
Altogether, 5 colours make up the main fades of the design and a final 6th was used for the downtube logo which is a not-quite-black. A subtle distinction but it sits better over the colours than a stark jet black.
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