Common questions

Is the Surly ECR discontinued?

Is the Surly ECR discontinued?

Surly has discontinued the ECR, and we’re sad to see it go.

What does ECR mean Surly?

The Surly ECR is the new Knard-laden, off-road, bikepacking, big-tire, Enduro Camping Rig. Not exactly sure what the acronym stands for, maybe Exit Cities Rapidly, or Einstein Can’t Rap, but an Expedited Construction is Required because this thing is perfect for off-road touring.

Can you put a suspension fork on a Surly ECR?

WARNING: Do not use suspension forks exceeding 527mm axle-to-crown or rigid forks exceeding 485mm axle-to-crown. Doing so will void the frame warranty and may result in damage or failure of the frame and possible serious injury.

How much does a Surly ECR weigh?

32.7 lbs.
Weighing in at 32.7 lbs. without pedals, the ECR is anything but light.

How do I choose Surly?

In short:

  1. Choose the most suitable tyre size for your style of travel.
  2. Choose your handlebars.
  3. Understand which gear ratios will suit your terrain and load.
  4. Make sure the bike’s frame geometry matches your use.
  5. Find something that suits your budget.

How much does a surly ECR weigh?

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Are Surly bikes made in USA?

To sum up. Surly Bikes is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, America but their bikes and products are manufactured in Taiwan. The company is a branch of Quality Bicycle Products that was founded in 1998. It manufactures and distributes bikes and bike parts across the United States and the rest of the world.

What is effective top tube length?

The effective top tube length is the horizontal distance from the top tube/head tube junction to the seat tube. This measurement has become significant as more and more bikes are designed with sloping top tubes. Effective top tube length is one of three options for defining the length of the front triangle.

How long will a surly frame last?

With a bit of care, it’ll ride the same in 20 or 30 years as it does now.

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