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Our bikes

The bikes were assembled according to our custom wishes by bike shop Thomet-Radsport in Aarberg. You can have a look at the bikes in the blog entry Our bikes have arrived!

The frame of the bikes is the Papalagi model from MTB Cycletech with the following components:

Bike Frame

  • MTB Cycletech Papalagi
    • Regula: Size S
    • David: Size M

Gear system

  • Shimano XT 3-10 with XT chain
  • Gear ratio crank: Shimano LX 24/32/44
  • Gear ratio sprocket: Shimano XT 11-34


  • 26″ x 2.0″ tires (Schwalbe Marathon Mondial)
  • DT-Swiss 535 rims
  • DT-Swiss Alpine III spokes
  • Front wheel: Hub dynamo SonDelux
  • Rear wheel: Shimano XT hub

Light and power supply

  • Added: Front light SON EdelLux II
  • Removed: Front Light BUMM Lumoteq IQ X (the light was defective during the preparation tour)
  • Rear light BUMM Toplight Line Plus
  • Forum charger version 5, 2.8Ah


  • Ergon GP1 leather handle
  • Spurcycle bell
  • Mirrycle rear view mirror
  • Bike computer VDO 3.1 (Regi) and VDO 4.1 (David), both with cable and not wireless
  • Removed: Cell phone mount
  • V-brake Shimano XT
  • Saddle Brooks B17 Softened
  • MTB Pedals (NC-17 Sudpin IV S-Pro)


  • Bag carrier Tubus Logo EVO incl. spring flap
  • Low-Rider carrier Tubus Tara
  • Mudguard SKS Bluemel for 2.25″ tires
  • Frame lock AXA Victory and extension cable
  • Bike stand Pletscher Comp Zoom L
  • Bottle cage PET 1.5l Minoura with self-developed holder (Regi: 1 piece, David: 2 pieces). The old bottle cage of the brand Brändi has not proven itself.