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Silkroad / Silkroad GT

The Silkroad has been our DNA since 2005. It is the touring bike of choice for cycling globetrotters for expeditions. The latest generation has been completely redesigned in order to handle the greatest challenges.

Almost all components have been modified as part of the redesign. But don't be surprised if you don't see the changes at first glance - we still believe that less is more.

The drive unit has been completely redesigned. The frame is now separable and compatible with the Gates® Carbon Drive™ frame. It goes without saying that proven technology is used, such as the VBA System and our universal 3-in-1 dropout. This innovative dropout has a sandwich design that allows the conversion from derailleur shifting to belt drive for the first time, providing maximum drive flexibility.
New cable routing for brakes and shifters with uninterrupted cable housings reduce maintenance intervals and nestle against the frame more elegantly. The central stand and the optional bipod kickstand make the Silkroad safe even when it is fully loaded.

The Silkroad is also available in the Gran Turismo(GT) version with racing handlebars and Shift:R.


  • Integrated stainless steel rack: rigid, rust-proof, load capacity 40 kg (88 lbs)
  • Frame made of high-quality, multi-butted, weight-optimized chromoly steel tubing by Dedacciai for extreme durability
  • 3-in-1: derailleur shifting, internal gear hub with Carbon Drive or chain drive
  • Optimized cable routing even for mechanical disk brakes
  • All frame braze-ons and dropouts made of stainless steel
  • Asymmetrical tout terrain rigid fork for optimum absorption of braking forces
  • Standard specifications allow global supply of replacement parts

Stainless steel dropout
Shift:R for Speedhub 500/14
Integrated rear light

Reviews 04/12 02/09

Conclusion: "Refined, stylish, well made, very European and virtually faultless" - the tout terrain Silkroad."
Cycling Plus 01/09

Conclusion: "The Silkroad’s handling is impeccable, the riding position high and upright – the word ‘imperious’ springs to mind."