Our Fall Member Drive is happening now. Join or renew today for a chance to win this prize package and entry into our annual bike giveaway, a Tumbleweed Prospector — built to your size — all while supporting our nonprofit mission. Your membership supports our work to create better bicycle travel.
The Tumbleweed Prospector is a timeless and rugged expedition mountain touring bike, built for the most epic and remote adventures. As we said in a 2017 review, "Getting to the quiet places in the world can take some doing, but this versatile bike is up to the task, thanks to careful design and quality execution." It was BIKEPACKING.COM's top mountain bike for 2019. Here are some specs just to prove how amazing this bikepacking darling is.
Fork: Steel Unicrown (110x15mm, 150x15mm or 135mm QR)
Headset: Cane Creek 40 (ZS upper, EC lower, 30mm Crown Race)
Crankset: Shimano Super Boost
Chainring: Wolf Tooth 32t Direct Mount
Bottom Bracket: RaceFace BSA Threaded
Front Hub: Schmidt SON28 32 hole Dynamo
Rear Hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB (32 hole, Quick release 16t cog)
Quick Release: Shimano
Rims: Tumbleweed (27.5", 40mm Internal Width)
Spokes: Sapim Race 2.0/1.8 w/Brass nipples
Brake Levers: Avid FR5
Brake Calipers: Avid BB7
Cables and Housing: Jagwire Pro Compressionless (Stainless Cables, Black Housing)
Disc Brake Rotor Adaptors: Tektro 20mm front and rear
Front Rotor: SRAM Centerline 180mm 6 bolt
Rear Rotor: Rohloff 180mm 4 bolt
Shifter: Rohloff OEM grip shifter
Tires: Maxxis Rekon 27.5x2.8"
Chain: SRAM PC971
Grips: Ergon GP1 (Rohloff Shifter Compatible)
Stem: Zoom 31.8mm 4 bolt
Handlebar: Tumbleweed Persuader (Black Alloy)
Seatpost: Kalloy (31.6mm Diameter, 410mm Length)
Saddle: WTB Rocket Wide Steel Rails
Tubeless Parts: Tubeless Sealant, Valves and Tape
Headset Spacers: Aluminum
Need more convincing? It was the right bicycle for some rough riding on the Oregon Timber Trail.