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Surly Preamble Drop Bar Adventure Gravel Bike in Thorfrost White

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Surly Preamble Drop Bar Adventure Gravel Bike in Thorfrost White


Brand:Surly - Bikes/Frames


All of our bikes come with two free Bicycle Doctor services in the first six months - hooray!

Designed to introduce unfamiliar riders to surly’s pavement and gravel line, preamble highlights surly’s most essential features: durable custom steel tubing, a renowned ride feel, and just the right mounts for running racks, fenders, and bottle cages. Available in flat-bar and drop-bar configurations, it’s disc-brake specific and shares a single-position vertical dropout with surly bridge club. For new weekend riders and veteran commuters, preamble makes it easier than ever to get out of the car and on top of tough and comfortable chromoly steel.

100% surly chromoly steel frame and fork; double-butted main triangle
five frame sizes to fit nearly every size rider (xs, s, m, l, xl), with a slightly sloped top tube on xs and small frames for improved standover and comfort
friendly with 1x and 2x drivetrains
mounts for racks, mudguards, and two bottle cages (located on the seat tube and down tube)
clearance for 650b x 41mm tyres on xs–s frame sizes (with or without mudguards); 700c x 41mm tyres on m–xl frame sizes (with or without mudguards)

Technical Information
  • Frame: Surly Preamble, 100% Chromoly steel tubing, E.D. coated
  • Fork: Surly Preamble, 100% Chromoly steel fork, Disc Only
  • Handlebar: Salsa Cowbell
  • Bar Tape: Black Cork
  • Saddle: Selle Italia X Base
  • Front Derailleur: n/a
  • Rear Derailleur: microSHIFT RD-M46S
  • Gear Levers: microSHIFT R400
  • Chain: KMC Z9
  • Crankset: Samox, 3-piece, 40t
  • Cassette: microSHIFT 11-36t, 9-speed
  • Brake Levers: microSHIFT R400-L and R-490-R
  • Brakes: Avid BB7 Mechanical
  • Tyres: Kenda Kwik Tendril
  • Colour: Thorfrost White
Sizing Information

MY23 Preamble Drop Bar Geo
Rider Height1524–16511625.6–1727.21701.8–1828.81803.4–19051879.6–2006.6
Head Tube Angle70.0°71.0°72.0°72.0°72.0°
Head Tube Length120135130170210
Seat Tube Length410505565605645
BB Drop5454666666
Chainstay Length420420435435435
Top Tube Length, Actual500545570600630
Seat Tube Angle74.0°73.0°72.5°72.0°72.0°
Standover Height722776826863901
Stem Length808090100100
Stem Angle
Handlebar Width380400420440460
Crank Length165170170175175
Fork Length380380400400400
Fork Rake4747444444

Standover height measured at the center of the TT; and based on a wheel diameter of 677mm on X-Small–Small, and 717mm on Medium–X-Large

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