In 2016, we built a loaded touring bicycle for 6-Time Olympic medallist Clara Hughes, aka Redfeather, her trail name. Clara and her husband Peter are adventurers, by bike, foot, skis and kayak. Peter tested Clara’s bike and decided he would like one of his own. Peter’s bike, aka Windwalker was built for loaded touring in the high mountains, with low rider carriers, small climbing gears and accommodations for up to 46mm tires.

Frame: Columbus tubing with long point lugs
Fork: Mariposa Custom Steel Fork
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra 6700 10 speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano XT
Crankset: Shimano Deore XT M785
Chainrings: 38-24
Cassette: Shimano Deore XT CS-M771 11-36
Chain: Shimano Deore XT CN-HG95
Bottom Bracket: Chris King Black Sotto Voce
Levers: Shimano Ultegra
Brakes: Paul Klamper Disc Brakes
Rotors: Shimano SM-RT80 160mm
BrakePads: Kool-Stop
Headset: Chris King Threadless Black Sotto Voce
Headset spacers: Chris King Black
Stem: Ritchey Classic Silver painted to match
Handlebar: Ritchey Classic Silver
Seatpost: Ritchey Classic Silver
Hubs: White Industries Disc XMR ISO 6 bolt
Rims: Velocity Dyad 36H + 40H Black
Spokes: DT Swiss
Nipples: Prolock
Tires: Compass 700C x 38mm
Bottle Cages: Mariposa Custom Cages
Tape: Mariposa Leather Tape padded with gel beneath
Pedals: Shimano
Saddle: Fizik Aliante Kirium
Carrier Bag Support: Mariposa Custom with decaleur
Carrier Decaleur: Mariposa Custom
Carrier Front Low rider: Mariposa Custom
RearCarrier: Mariposa Custom with low riders
Fender Brackets: Mariposa Custom
Fenders: Honjo smooth
Pump: Lezyne HP painted to match
Panniers: Gilles Berthoud 372
Handlebar Bag: Gilles Berthoud 192

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