The Stoater Rohloff is designed around the Rohloff Speedhub, aiming to provide reliability and maintenance-free riding, perfect for long rides, touring or regular commuting. Disc brakes provide the stopping power (hydraulic brake options are available) and the chainstay mounted rear disc brake allows for rack and mudguards eyelets. Clearance for tyres up to 55mm is also possible.
The Stoater Rohloff comes as standard with a Gates Carbon Belt Drive system instead of a traditional chain, belt tension is adjusted using our innovative PF30 EBB solution. Rear dropouts can be changed to enable use of single speed or traditional derailleur drivetrains making this a truly versatile bicycle for every adventure.
|A - Head angle||70º||70º||71.5º||71.5º||71.5º|
|B - Seat angle||74º||73º||72º||72º||71.5º|
|C - Top tube *||520mm||535mm||560mm||575mm||592mm|
|D - Seat tube **||500mm||520mm||540mm||560mm||590mm|
|E - BB drop||68mm||68mm||68mm||68mm||68mm|
|F - Chainstay length||430mm||430mm||430mm||430mm||430mm|
|G - Headtube length||126mm||128mm||135mm||145mm||163mm|
|H - Wheelbase||1020mm||1023mm||1015mm||1030mm||1042mm|
|I - Front-centre||599mm||603mm||594||609mm||621mm|
|J - Fork offset||55mm||55mm||45mm||45mm||45mm|
|K - Trail ***||67mm||67mm||68mm||68mm||68mm|
|L - Reach||357mm||361mm||371mm||383mm||390mm|
|M - Stack||562mm||564mm||580mm||590mm||605mm|
* Effective. ** Centre to top. *** Based on 35c tyres.
If you have questions about the frame size and position that suits you best, we can help. Just get in touch to discuss the fitting process and we’ll talk you through our online fitting form. If you already have fit information from a 3rd party, we can make use this too.
As all Shand bikes are built to order, we aim to ensure our bikes fit all customers perfectly – regardless of gender. Read more about how we ensure a perfect bike fit for women.
For specific fit requirements beyond our production frame sizes, we provide a custom fit service to make a bike that fits you perfectly.
All our bikes are painted to order from a standard range of 30 colours. Metallic and custom colours are also available for an additional charge – as are custom colours and one-off graphics if you’re looking for something more individual.
For more information on our paint process, visit the Paint and graphics page.
We are specialists in the design and build of Rohloff compatible frames. Rohloff are renowned the world over as the leading manufacturer of internal geared hubs. Being fully sealed from the dirt, the Rohloff Speedhub is an exceptionally reliable unit making it ideal for touring, daily commuting or everyday riding where reliability and the promise of extremely low maintenance are key.
The Rohloff Speedhub does away with the need for a front derailleur and has fourteen gears that cover the range of a typical derailleur gear setup. Designed around the Rohloff Speedhub the Stoater Rohloff has an Eccentric PF30 Bottom Bracket to provide an elegant solution for easy belt/chain tensioning.
We are an approved supplier of Gates Carbon Belt Drive systems, so can provide a belt drive with your Rohloff build for improved maintenance and a clean, lubricant-free drivetrain. Our frames have been stiffness tested for torsional rigidity ensuring accurate alignment of the belt under heavy pedaling or touring loads.
All of our beltdrive bikes are fitted with the newest CDX (CentreTrack) belt systems with the rear sprocket fitted in the factory by Rohloff.
To maintain the integrity and strength of the belt system, the belt itself cannot be broken in order to fit into the bike. To manage this, all of our Stoater frames come with a ‘splitter’ integrated within the rear dropout to allow belt drive fitting and removal. This future proofs your frame if you think you may want to fit a beltdrive later.
The Rohloff factory shifter is designed for use with flat bars and will not fit round the bends of a drop bar making it unsuitable for use with traditional roadbike handlebars. Instead, we fit the US made Co-Motion Rohloff shifter that works across a wide range of drop bars with a 31.8mm stem clamp. The simple two-piece design fits easily onto the top of the bars and incorporates a double O-ring seal to keep things working smoothly in wet and dusty conditions. The bigger diameter grip section also makes the shifting action lighter than the standard shifter.
The Co-Motion Rohloff drop bar shifter is also available to purchase separately in our online shop.
All our steel bikes are fabricated and built to order in our workshop in Central Scotland. Use the options below to work out your ideal build spec. We ship directly to customers worldwide. For more information on international orders, see this page.
|Frame||Tig welded Reynolds 853. S-Bend stays for tyre and heel clearance. Sloping top tube. Front facing binder slot. Derailleur, singlespeed, Rohloff Speedhub, 142x12 and belt-drive compatible.|
|Fork||Straight blades, lowrider rack mounts , mudguard eyes.|
|Headtube/headset||1-1/8" Standard. Cane Creek headset installed on complete bike.|
|Bottom bracket||PF30 BB Shell.|
|Seattube||27.2mm seatpost, 28.6mm front mech clamp.|
|Rear dropouts||Polydrop dropouts compatible (with additional inserts) with Rohloff, singlespeed, 142x12, direct mount and standard derailleur transmissions. Fully compatible with belt-dive.|
|Cable routing||Down tube, full outer bolt on guides. Versatile guides for Rohloff, singlespeed or derailleur transmissions without the need for zip ties or unnecessary and unused bosses.|
|Fittings||3 sets of bottle mounts, mudguard and rack mounts as standard.|
|Tyres||Continental Cyclocross Speed 700 x 35C|
|Wheels||Rohloff, Hope Pro2 Evo Hubs, Stans Grail Rims|
|Brakes||TRP Hylex Hydraulic|
|Bottom Bracket||Eccentric PF30 BB|
|Cassette||Gates Beltdrive sprocket|
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