Perfectly suited for both ultra cycling races as well as for city use, the frame and fork are made of Columbus Cromor triple butted tubing. Increased wheel clearance allows the assembly of the fenders and tires up to 40mm to tackle any terrain with confidence, also in the darkness due to reflective bands. Shimano Deore 9-Speed group to easily overcome the steepest of climbs with heavy panniers. Tubus carriers can haul up to 40kg of load in the rear and 18 kg in the front. The triple butted Columbus Cromor tubes undergo a special anti-corrosion treatment internally and externally to provide total protection against the elements. Cable routing above the top tube protects the cables from mud and dirt. Rugged bar end shifter is less prone to damage with respect to integrated shifter brake. In the event of poor shifting, the bar end shifter can switch from index to manual shifting to ensure clean shifts at all times.