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The Big Dummy is the ultimate grocery vehicle, school bus and business car rolled into one!

Surly - Bikes/Frames

Surly Big Dummy Long-tail Cargo Bike in Maroon

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Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

Several types of goods are exempt from being returned:

- Gift cards

- Personalised or custom-made products

- Hazardous materials, or flammable liquids or gases.

- Downloadable software products

- Helmets and other safety equipment

To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.

Please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer.


Online and Telephone Orders

If you have purchased your item without seeing it first, you can cancel your order within 14 days of receiving your item. You then have another 14 days to return the item to us t item must be returned to us.

A refund will be provided within 14 days of us receiving your returned item.


Refunds (if applicable)

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.

If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days.

There are certain situations where only partial refunds (if applicable) may be granted:

Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error.

Any item that is returned more than 30 days after deliver


Late or missing refunds (if applicable)

If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account again. Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted. Next contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted.

If you’ve done all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at


Sale Items (if applicable)

Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded.


Exchanges (if applicable)

We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at and send your item to: 68-70 Dickenson Road, Manchester, M14 5HF, United Kingdom.



If the item was marked as a gift when purchased and shipped directly to you, you’ll receive a gift credit for the value of your return. Once the returned item is received, a gift certificate will be mailed to you.

If the item wasn’t marked as a gift when purchased, or the gift giver had the order shipped to themselves to give to you later, we will send a refund to the gift giver and they will find out about your return.



To return your product, you should mail your product to: 68-70 Dickenson Road, Manchester, M14 5HF, United Kingdom.

You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.


Surly Big Dummy Long-tail Cargo Bike in Maroon

Season : 2019

Brand : Surly - Bikes/Frames

Code : 5su18-dummy-maroonMaroon

Weight : 0KG

Since its introduction in 2008, many a family have ditched one or both of their cars thanks to Big Dummy. We’ve also seen many entrepreneurs and small business owners minimize their carbon footprint and incorporate Big Dummy into their business model.

Big Dummy is the ultimate grocery getter, the modern day mini-van, the company car, and a human-powered car replacement. It’s all those things and more in that there’s no limit to what it can haul — as long as it falls within the 400-pound weight limit.

  • Dedicated single-piece frame increases stiffness and decreases torsional flex
  • Human cargo compliant with the use of Dummy Rail Collars
  • Vertical, 135mm spaced dropouts with fender eyelets; Rohloff compliant
  • Clearance for 26" x 2.5" tires with fenders


Technical Information
  • FrameSurly 4130 CroMoly steel
  • ForkTIG-welded 4130 CroMoly
  • HeadsetCane Creek 40
  • HandlebarPremetec
  • Stem4 Bolt 31.8mm clamp
  • SaddleWTB Volt Sport
  • Seatpost2 -Bolt. 27.2mm
  • Front DerailleurShimano Deore
  • Rear DerailleurSRAM GX, 10-speed TYPE 2.1
  • Gear LeversX5 Trigger
  • ChainKMC X10
  • CranksetTruVativ 48/36/26
  • CassetteMicroshift CS-H100 10-speed, 11-36t
  • Bottom BracketSRAM
  • Brake LeversAvid FR-5
  • BrakesAvid BB7
  • RimsAlex Adventurer
  • HubsShimano Deore M525 36H
  • TyresSchwalbe Big Apple 26" 60mm
  • ColourDark Side of the Maroon
Sizing Information





Big Dummy 2014 Geometry





  • in
  • mm
  Small (16) Medium (18) Large (20) xLarge (22)
Reach 399.6 418.1 431.7 444.1
Stack 566.5 580.0 594.1 611.3
Head Tube Angle 72.0° 72.0° 72.0° 72.0°
Head Tube Length 131.7 145.9 160.8 178.8
Seat Tube Length 406.4 457.2 508.0 558.8
BB Drop 40.0 40.0 40.0 40.0
Wheelbase 1435.9 1458.8 1477.0 1495.0
Chainstay Length 827.0 827.0 827.0 827.0
Top Tube Length, Actual 550.6 570.1 588.7 609.6
Top Tube Length, Effective 573.5 596.1 614.1 631.8
Seat Tube Angle 73.0° 73.0° 73.0° 73.0°
Standover Height 740.4 771.5 802.9 835.8
Stem Length 80 90 100 110
Stem Angle
Handlebar Width 700 750 750 750
Crank Length 170 175 175 175
Fork Length 420 420 420 420
Fork Rake 43.0 43.0 43.0 43.0

All dimensions are preliminary and subject to change * Standover is measured from the top of the TT, at the center, with a tire measuring approximately Ø676mm


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