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Tumbleweed Stargazer Frameset - Ferny Forest Green (BTN Exclusive Color)

$1,350.00

Product Overview

The Stargazer is "a nimble and balanced drop bar mountain touring bike designed for loaded trail riding" and is the second offering from the Tumbleweed Bicycle Company.  Following in the tire tracks of the expedition-focused Prospector, this new model shares similar high-end, heat-treated Cr-Mo tubing and mountain bike geometry but in a package built around drop bars and a 1x derailleur drivetrain.  This may just be the off-road drop bar bike you've been waiting for! 

We're pleased to offer the Stargazer in a Bike Touring News exclusive color: Ferny Forest Sparkle!  This color will not be available anywhere else and quantities are strictly limited.  There will be no more frames in this color after this small production run is sold out, so don't drag your flip flops! 

Color

The color represented in the photos above is a computer rendering based on our selected color code.  The actual finish may vary.  Colors will not look the same on all monitors.

Timeline

Framesets are scheduled to arrive in December 2021.  Pre-ordered frames will ship ASAP upon arrival at our shop. 

Shipping

Framesets will ship for a flat $35 fee to addresses in the continental USA.  Please contact us for a shipping quote outside the lower 48.  International shipping is not available.  We suggest that international customers work with a Tumbleweed dealer in their region to purchase a frameset.

Build Options

There is no factory complete build - each Stargazer will be built one at a time to customer's specifications.  The complete bike shown above is for illustration purposes only.  Please reach out via phone (208-806-2111) or email (info@biketouringnews.com) if you're interested in a complete build and we will work with you to generate a quote and provide a timeline estimate.

** Due to the ongoing shortages across the bike industry, options and capacity for complete builds will be very limited.  In addition, we are only offering complete builds for local pickup from our Boise, Idaho storefront.  We will not ship complete Stargazer bikes.

Frameset Specifications

Frame Material Heat treated, size specific Chromoly tubing.  Oversized triple and quad butted front triangle with internal gussets.
Rack/Fender Compatibility Rack and fender compatible.  Three bottle mounts on frame triangle.
Fork Unicrown Chromoly with 110x15mm thru axle (included).  Upper and lower rack mounts, fender mounts, triple bottle cage mounts on fork legs, internal dynamo wire routing.
Max Tire Clearance 29x2.5" / 27.5x3.0"
Headtube 44mm I.D.
Headset ZS44 upper, EC44 lower recommended
Bottom Bracket 73mm BSA threaded
Rear Axle (Included) 148x12mm Boost
Seatpost Diameter 27.2mm
Dropper Compatibility Internally routed for dropper post
Seat Clamp (included) 32mm
Drivetrain Compatibility 1x drivetrain specific, not compatible with front derailleurs
Brake Compatibility 160/180mm flat mount front and rear, not compatible with 140mm rotors
Fork Axle to Crown 440mm
Fork Steerer Length 350mm
Chainring Clearance 1X Boost, 38 tooth max

Geometry

DimensionSmallMediumExtra MediumLargeExtra Large
Eff. Top Tube Length 535mm 555mm 575mm 595mm 615mm
Seat Tube Angle 73.5 degrees        73 degrees           73 degrees 72.5 degrees       72.5mm
Seat Tube Length (C-T)    380mm 430mm 460mm 490mm 545mm
Head Tube Length 115mm 140mm 175mm 200mm 220mm
Head Tube Angle 69 degrees 69 degrees 69 degrees 69 degrees 69 degrees
Fork Offset 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm
Chainstay Length* 450mm 450mm 450mm 450mm 450mm
Bottom Bracket Drop* 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm
Stack 574mm 597mm 630mm 653mm 672mm
Reach 365mm 372mm 382mm 389mm 403mm
Standover Height** 750mm 784mm 815mm 840mm 875mm

* Measured from the center of the bottom bracket shell.
** Measured at center of top tube with a 29x2.25" (730mm diameter) tire.

 

Questions about fit, sizing, build options or anything else Stargazer related?  Give us a call at 208-806-2111 or shoot an email to info@biketouringnews.com and we'll do our best to help! 

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