SRS is short for Son, Rohloff
and S&S. The Son dynamo hub provides light without fuss, The Rohloff
gearhub has 14 speeds, and the S&S btc's allow the bike to split and
pack in a large suitcase. The Carbon chaincase is custom made for the bike,
as the Rohloff oem dropouts don't line up with the chainstays and to allow
for removal of the rearwheel. The handlebar splits for easy packing, and
a modified.Rohloff twistgrip is incorporated in the dropped bar. Leather
'upholstery' by Lepper.
with 26" wheels, Front and
rear carriers, dropped handlebars with 9-speed bar-cons, and V-brakes with
Travel-agents. Frameset consist of lugless brazed Columbus Niva OR
(no longer available) frame tubes and Dedacciai forkblades in a hollow
Long Shen forkcrown.
More recent frames use Reynolds
tubing for the main triangle, as Columbus keeps reducing the wall-thickness
of their frametubing, making them rather dent prone in a touring bike.