Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

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Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby gremlin » 26 Jul 2020, 5:53pm

Reluctantly selling my general purpose/commuting bike to be replaced by an E bike. I can’t remember if the frame size is correct or not, but I am 5 foot 9 with a 31 inch inside leg and have no problems with the top tube when in my cycle shoes! The specification when new is shown below. I have changed the pedals for Shimano XT’s and also changed the dynamo powered lights to B&M Senso Multi Top Light on the rear and B&M Lumotec IQ Cyo T 24 on the front. They both work great.

The bike has been well looked after and has just been serviced by the local mobile mechanic I have been using for years on all my bikes. The suspension front forks cable was replaced on this service, although the quick release knob is missing but could easily be replaced. The Rohloff hub oil has also been changed regularly. The bike and rear rack in particular has some signs of wear as I use this to carry my bags when commuting or shopping. A bit of matt back touch up paint will do the trick. Other than this the bike is as reliable and solid as they come. Ortler is a German brand that is well regarded over there for dependable quality bikes. It has served me very well.

I am asking for £900 or nearest sensible offer. When you consider a new Rohloff hub on its own is upwards of £800, this is a lot of bike for the money. Collection in person and cash only please. The bike is advertised elsewhere so will be sold on a first come first served basis.

• Frame:Touring Frame. Material type: Aluminium
• Fork: System: suspension fork. Brand: RST
• Gear set: Gear type: internal geared hub. Gear No: 14. Brand: Rohloff
o Gear lever: Brand: Rohloff. Type: Grip shift
• Chainset: Brand: Truvativ. KMC. Type:E400 1.0 Z51
• Inner bearing: Brand: Truvativ. Type: Powersplined
• Front brakes: Brand: Shimano. Type: BR-M422. System: V-Brake
• Rear brakes: Brand: Shimano. Type: BR-M422. System: V-Brake
• Brake lever: Brand: Shimano. Type: Deore
• Handlebars: Brand: Kalloy. Type: 600mm. Material: Aluminium
• Stem: System: A-Head. Material: Aluminium. Adjustable angles: yes
• Grips: Ergo 2D
• Head Set: Chin CH-918T
• Saddle: Selle Royal Freccia, 2-cut
• Spokes: Niro
• Wheels: Custom made rear by local mechanic, not sure about the front, but very sturdy. T
• Tyres are Schwalbe Marathon Plus
• Pedals: Shimano
• Bell: yes
• Weight: 15 approx. kg
• Front Hub: Shimano Hub Dynamo
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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby manc68 » 26 Jul 2020, 5:56pm

This looks perfect for me, can I be first in line please. Whereabouts are you?

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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby gremlin » 26 Jul 2020, 5:59pm

I am in Swansea.
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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby manc68 » 26 Jul 2020, 6:00pm

Ok thanks too far for me, good luck with the sale looks like a great bike

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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby gremlin » 26 Jul 2020, 6:03pm

I've just come back from a N Wales holiday! I would be prepared to meet half way if that helps? And yes it is a great bike.
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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby PH » 26 Jul 2020, 6:31pm

manc68 wrote:This looks perfect for me, can I be first in line please. Whereabouts are you?

None of my business but - if that's the sort of bike you're looking for I wouldn't let a a trip half way to Swansea (Plenty of train stations in that scope) hold you back. I was watching secondhand Rohloff's on Ebay earlier in the year, ones old enough to have the S/N on a sticker and tatty looking are still fetching over £500. I also think gremlin may have underestimated the cost of a new one.

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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby gremlin » 26 Jul 2020, 6:43pm

PH was right I got my estimated price wrong for a new Rohloff hub gear. From SJS they are £1089.99! I'm not sure if that includes the twist shifter or any other bits? Not cheap, but bomb proof and worth every penny in my humble opinion. I have one on my Koga touring bike as well and would not change from a Rohloff.
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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby gremlin » 27 Jul 2020, 3:28pm

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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby al_yrpal » 27 Jul 2020, 5:09pm

I have an Ortler EBike, very well built bike. I bought an Ortler because someone had hired one on a trip to Austria. Every part of the bike oozes quality. If hire companies buy them they must be good.
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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby gremlin » 27 Jul 2020, 6:26pm

al_yrpal wrote:I have an Ortler EBike, very well built bike. I bought an Ortler because someone had hired one on a trip to Austria. Every part of the bike oozes quality. If hire companies buy them they must be good.


I'm selling my Ortler because I am buying another German bike made by Gudereit. In this case I am getting one of their E bikes. They are starting to break into the UK market and having done my research they are clearly a good company, producing their bikes in Bielefeld, Germany. This will be my first E bike so not sure how I will fare with it, but I'm hoping it will make my 30 mile commute a bit quicker and less boring on the last 2 miles of uphill on the way home.
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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby al_yrpal » 27 Jul 2020, 7:02pm

Pricey!

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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby gremlin » 28 Jul 2020, 6:28pm

al_yrpal wrote:Pricey!

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Yes, not cheap for a good elctric bike as I have discovered!
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Re: Ortler Belfort (Rohloff Hub Gear) Trekking Bike (Size 50cm?)

Postby gremlin » 2 Aug 2020, 1:24pm

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