ORBIT TANDEMS Summit Sapphire Pro S&S

ORBIT TANDEMS Summit Sapphire Pro S&S click to zoom image
ORBIT TANDEMS Summit Sapphire Pro S&S click to zoom image
ORBIT TANDEMS Summit Sapphire Pro S&S click to zoom image
ORBIT TANDEMS Summit Sapphire Pro S&S click to zoom image
ORBIT TANDEMS Summit Sapphire Pro S&S click to zoom image
Pricing
Our Price £5500.00
**Ordered Upon Request
5.0/5 from 1 customer reviews
This tandem frame is custom built in England by Bob Jackson's and lead time is currently 3 to 4 months
The Summit Sapphire is the perfect tandem for couples wanting a fast day riding tandem and it’s perfect for sportive riding too. The price of £5,500 includes 2 couplings allowing for very easy removal of the front section, 2 further couplings can be added to allow the tandem to fit into 2 hard cases for flying with, this is an extra £500.

Every frame is hand made to order by Bob Jackson Cycles of Leeds, so we can create a tandem that fits you perfectly. Bob Jacksons have been building frames for over 80 years and this experience shows in the beautiful brazing and finishing.

Because each single Summit tandem is made to order the specification can be varied to suit your exact needs, the Sapphire can be built with Rohloff gearing or with a 30 speed groupset, the specification below shows it with drop handlebars, but we build with flat handlebars too.

The Summit Sapphire frame is designed using modern geometry and built mainly with 853 Reynolds air hardened tubing. The location of the couplings can be varied and we also build a 2 coupling version which reduces the price by around £500.

The tandem is then assembled in our Gargrave workshop, using top quality components from companies such as Shimano, Sram, Continental, Tubus & DT Swiss.

There's a choice of nearly 70 different colours and some of the most popular are blue viola, viola, ruby red, green, amber & royal blue flamboyant.

Weight around 19kg depending on frame size & specification.
Specifications
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Frame Reynolds 853, air hardened, butted, fillet brazed, with S&S couplings
Forks Orbit carbon tandem with cromo steerer
Front Derailleur Shimano 105 with band adapter
Rear Derailleur Shimano 105 or XT M8000 & shiftmate
Shifters Shimano 105 22 speed STI
Chainset Orbit Saturn tandem 172.5mm crank length, 42 tooth crossover drive front, 170mm crank length rear, 34/50 or 39/53
Bottom Bracket External cups
Chain KMC X1 nickel plated 160 link front, KMC 11 speed rear.
Cassette Shimano 105 road ratios or Shimano XT 11/36, 11/42 or 11/46
Front Brake TRP CX8.4 V brake
Rear Brake TRP Spyre cable pull disc brake, with 203mm 2 piece rotor and TRP CX8.4 V brake, controlled from the front handlebars with bar end friction shifter
Brake Levers Incorporated into STI levers
Front Hub Orbit Light, large flange, 40 hole, stainless steel cartridge bearings
Rear Hub Orbit Light, large flange, 40 hole, stainless steel cartridge bearings, 6 bolt disc, 145mm OLD
Rims Alex G6000 deep section aero
Spokes DT Alpine III triple butted stainless
Tyres Continental Gator Skins
Headset Tange Techno stainless steel cartridge bearing
Stem Satori 31.8mm ahead front, Controltech adjustable, 180mm to 230mm rear
Handlebars Zoom Ergo 31.8 44cm CTC front, Black alloy Dali stoker bars, 25.4 clamp size, 49cm external width rear.
Saddle Selle Italia Sport Gel Flow front, Velo Plush comfort touring rear.
Seatpost Black alloy butted, 350mm x 31.6 front, Black Satori Elegance suspension 40mm travel rear.
Grips Velo black cork bar tape front, Velo black cork bar tape & under bar gel rear.
Included Black with stainless steel fittings, Tubus Cargo, Elite bottle cages
Pedals Alloy touring with strapless toe cups
Optional 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, the specification is subject to change without prior notification. You are advised to confirm current specification before buying.
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