- Integrated Tout Terrain stainless-steel Expedition-Rack for performance in all-weather conditions
- Rohloff gear hub option for proven reliability
- Dedacciai premium tubing for maximum strength-to-weight ratio
- Derailleur drivetrain option for precise and light shift action
- 28" wheelset favours speed and efficiency
- Gates Carbon Drive belt-compatible frame for a strong, clean and reliable drivetrain
The 5th Avenue Family
These bikes are ready to take you from city to city, country to country, or just as easily serve you faithfully as an ultra-reliable everyday bike for hard-surface city and rural riding. Smooth and agile, the premium steel frame with our integrated stainless steel Expedition-Rack remains comfortable and composed riding both unladen and fully loaded up to 160kg with rider and cargo. The neutral and balanced rider position and your choice of cockpit components mean you won't be hurting at the end of a long day in the saddle. Fast rolling 28" wheelset and mid-profile tires offer a balance of extraordinary strength, comfort and minimal rolling resistance. Configure your bike with a choice of tires, components, light and power kits to suit your adventures. Drivetrain options consist of traditional chain or a Gates Carbon Drive belt drive system driven in combination with a Pinion gearbox. Asphalt, blacktop, bitumen, chipseal – whatever you call it, the 5th Avenue is at home wherever you find theses networks that connect cities and towns the world over.
|Activity||Commuting, Light Touring, Performance Touring|
|Weight||from 14 kg|
|Capacity (Total / Rack)||160 kg / 40 kg|
High-quality materials. Innovative design. Passionate craftsmanship. Through carefully selected components we create a bicycle like no other.
Scotchguard Paint Protection Film by 3M
Our Scotchguard paint protection film protects the powder coating of your rack from scratches and wear due to the use of panniers.
Tout Terrain Expedition Rack
Our integrated Expedition Rack offers maximum ride safety and reliability thanks to the welded (bolt-free) attachment. The advantages of this welded and integrated approach become most apparent when riding with a heavy load. The narrow design is perfectly sized for transporting panniers, keeping the center of gravity as close as possible to the center-line of the bike. The second, lower pack level is ideal to lower the center of gravity, or if you travel with taller panniers. Stainless steel is the material of choice and perfect for the application as it prevents corrosion on the rack and, due to the material properties of steel, is much more durable than aluminum racks (whether integrated or bolt-on). The maximum load capacity of our Expedition Rack is 40 kg.
Every frame is painted in-house with our robust and high-quality T-Coat powder coating process. This ensures a beautiful and durable finish even under the toughest conditions. The T-Coat consists consist of one, two three layers depending on the component - this allows us to optimise the surface, weight and corrosion characeristics for each use case.
28" (700C) Wheels
The 28" (700c) wheel is the classic wheel size, from its origins in bicycle racing. While the 700c designator is common in North America and the UK, in Europe and other parts of the world the term 28" is used interchangeably. While 28" refers to the rim diameter, 700c references the wheel diameter, including tire. Today, 28" (700c) is a popular tire format for trekking (hybrid) bikes, as they are very suitable for daily use and perform well at higher speeds. They roll well, offer good comfort, and have a sporty look. Lightweight wheels can be built for 28" (700c) tires, reducing the rotating mass providing a quick and agile ride.
Ergo-Stop Steerer Lock
The Ergo-Stop is a small detail that makes a big difference. Many of us have experienced the moment - whether in a moment of distraction or with a heavy front load - when the handlebars turn suddenly and contact the bike, damaging wires, cables or even the frame. The Ergo-Stop consists of two elements – a stop integrated into the frame and a stopper mounted on the fork steerer tube. With the Ergo-Stop steering stop, handlebars can only be turned approximately 90° in each direction. This limit prevents cables from being torn off, your light system from being damaged, or your top tube being dented by the handlebars. With the Ergo-Stop-Plus, we have also included a parking lock to hold the handlebar in position even if the bike is loaded, preventing it from tipping. Especially for bicycles with low riders, front rack or handlebar bag, this is very practical.
Ergo-Stop Steerer Stop
The Ergo-Stop is a small detail that makes a big difference. Many of us have experienced the moment - whether in a moment of distraction or with a heavy front load - when the handlebars turn suddenly and contact the bike, damaging wires, cables or even the frame. The Ergo-Stop consists of two elements – a stop integrated into the frame and a stopper mounted on the fork steerer tube. With the Ergo-Stop steering stop, handlebars can only be turned approximately 90° in each direction. This limit prevents cables from being torn off, your light system from being damaged, or your top tube being dented by the handlebars.
Belt/Chain Tensioning System
VBA (Eccentric Bottom Bracket)
Our unique VBA system has been registered for patent and simplifies both the adjustment of the tension of a chain or belt as well as its beltline. The eccentric bottom bracket allows the chain or belt tension to be easily adjusted by turning with a common 5 mm Allen key. The belt line is adjusted by axially shifting the eccentric bottom bracket; the markings on the exterior serve to aid in determining the position. The weight of the VBA eccentric bottom bracket is minimized through a machined bottom bracket insert.
Free yourself from oily, rusty chains and join the Gates Carbon Drive revolution: Clean, quiet, rugged. Almost no other component has advanced the bicycle as a mode of low-maintenance transport as much as the Gates Carbon Drive belt. Particularly when used year-round, you'll be pleased with its low maintenance as periodic cleaning is all that's required. Belts even last two to three times longer than a chain. Tout Terrain was one of the first manufacuters to offer bicycles with belt drives, and with more than 10 years of experience we have optimized our frames for this purpose. Unlike a chain which can ""unlink"" to fit onto a bike, a belt is seamless, so the frame must "open" to allow it to fit onto the drivetrain. Our belt-specific dropout design is an integral part of the frame and very discrete. The connection is made of stainless steel and will provide a lifetime of reliability.
The classic derailleur system provides fast, precise shifting and is the lightest of all our shifting options. Modern derailleur systems offer virtually perfect shifting and sufficient gear range for a variety cycling disciplines, from the minimalistic urban bike with 1x11 gearing to the expedition touring bicycle with a 3x10 gear setup. With our GT models, we use Shimano 2x11 shifters and derailleurs with an ultra-compact crankset gear ratio to ensure you don't run out of breath in the mountains. The derailleur system remains the system of choice for lightweight and sporty riding.
Shimano Internal Geared Hub
The Rohloff Speedhub is the leader in ultra-rugged gearhub technology. With a history that goes back to the 1990s, the hub has an unmatched track record of reliability. Particularly popular among high-mileage riders such as long-distance commuters and touring cyclists, the Speedhub has made a name for itself and is known for its dependability and low maintenance. The gear range of 526% is suitable for bicycle tours and daily riding alike. Maintenance is minimal, limited to an annual oil change.
The innovative 3-in-1 dropout allows you to use a number of drive systems. With the "sandwich" design, you can convert from a derailleur system to hub shifting – and vice versa. The modular dropout is simply inserted into the frame. You can also convert an existing bicycle from chain drive to belt drive. The 3-in-1 dropout offers you maximum flexibility with regard to the drivetrain while maintaining a clean look and clever integration into in the frame.
Premium Dedacciai Tubeset
For bicycles that use the Dedacciai tube set, we have spared no effort in the frame design. Each tube is selected for its respective application or, if necessary, specially developed with Dedacciai. Seamless tubes are then created on-site in Italy, manufactured using steel from Germany. This ensures the best, consistent material properties and optimized weight. With these tube sets, we are able to achieve superb strength, stiffness and weight - even compared to touring bikes made of aluminum. We accomplish this while maintaining better durability, comfort, repairability, and lower energy expenditure for the production of the tubsets.
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Aside from the right set of components, the correct frame size is crucial in order to feel comfortable on your Tout Terrain bike. The best way to be sure is to go on an extented test ride at one of our dealers. Let your dealer help you to adjust your bike to fit your needs.
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