Quike Specs

Component

Specification

    

Description

Wheels

Hubs (F)

DICE, quick release

Downhill hubs, built strong and simple

Hubs (R)

Paul Sims custom

Spokes (36)

DT Swiss Alpine III

Big, fat, triple butted

Rims

Sun Ringle Double Track

Downhill rims

Tyres

Schwalbe Muddy Marys, Big Apples? Marathons? and Nokian Freddie's for ice riding

Tough sidewalls to cope with 4 wheel forces, more grip for the rear that carries more of the weight and the drive

Forks

Fox Vanilla R

140 mm of travel to keep at least 3 wheels on the ground at any time

Seat

Greenspeed 40 degree recumbent touring seat

Like a lounge chair

Drive

Bottom bracket

Schlumpf Mountain Drive

2.5x reduction between the cranks and chain at the click of your heel

Mid-drive

Rohloff Speedhub

All internal, 526% range, and ability to change gears whilst stationary

Steering

Left hand drive

More suitable for riding on roads in Central Asia

Ackermann geometry

Inside wheel always on sharper turning circle

Brakes

Magura BIG hydraulic brakes

Big rotors, for stopping a heavy load