A touring bicycle for real long journeys weight optimized for the trip to India. Travelling for months is not a problem. The rigid fork and the V-brakes save valuable weight. The tensioned top tube shows dynamics and improves frame stiffness. The clean cable routing makes maintenance easy. The frame is lateral stiff due to the rigid 3D dropouts. Long-lasting components like the 3x10 Shimano Deore XT/LX with Rapidfire Plus. The Schwalbe Marathon Supreme Performance is an extreme lightweight tire with progressive looks and low rolling resistance for keeping the pace.