The Gibb

State of the art. Comfortably ride around the world on The Gibb. Utilise the alternate wrist positions to stretch your body while riding.

Model Variations

V18
$4,500
January 2018
Gates drive
Increased tyre clearance
ED protective coating
V182
$4,800
October 2018
Gates drive
Increased tyre clearance
ED protective coating
Schwalbe AIMotion tyres
more model differences
Normal Frame
Dropped top-tube Frame
XS n/a
S
M
L n/a
XL n/a
XXL n/a n/a
What's the difference? View sizing information
Stock subject to availability Price may vary with location

Features

Trekking Bars

See the world with sit-up position options of trekking bar. With the superior & smooth stopping power of hydraulic brakes.

Rohloff internal gear system with belt

Rohloff 14 speed gear system with Gates carbon belt drive. Silent, efficient and durable.

Steel Frame

The famous World Randonneur chromoly steel frame, as tough but as comfortable as can be made.

More Features

Mudguards

Mudguards, also known as fenders offer you protection from debris and water that you tyres might pull up from the road. Our mudguards are sized for both 26" and 700C wheels.

Integrated lighting

Powered through a dynamo hub. You power your own lights.

Kick Stand

At only 365g this sturdy kickstand will let you prop your bike up anywhere. This kickstand is pre-installed and designed to allow your bike to stand even when it's fully loaded with luggage and gear.

Mirror

See behind yourself at a glance without losing stability.

Rear Carrier with Strap

Able to carry up to 40kg this tubus rear rack will mean longer tours without breakages. We have even supplied a strap which fits around the rack perfectly.

Steering Stabiliser

A steering stabiliser creates a resistance in your steering to pull the front wheel to centre whenever possible. Vivente Bikes use an elastomer stabiliser to minimise noise and maintain constant resistance.

Tools & Spares

All Vivente Rohloff bikes come with all the tools needed for assembly, packing and maintenance. Plus some spares.

Specifications

Frame Set

All Vivente bikes are built with solid frames of chromoly steel for maximum longevity.

Frame
Double butted Cr-Mo touring frame, EBB shell, sizes XS (26″),S,M,L,XL,XXL (700c) see geometry table

Eccentric Bottom Bracket (EBB)
Genio Eccentric Bottom Bracket

Front Fork
1-1/8″ full Cr-Mo, butted, threadless, disc brake reinforced, lowrider & electric cable mounts, steering stabilizer mount

Headset & Spacers
Tange RDC-82, 1-1/8″, Duralumnium, black, stack 26.2, fully sealed cartridge, 81gms; 10mmx9 + 5mmx1 + 3mmx1

Seatpost & Clamp
Kalloy SP-342 micro adjust 27.2 × 300mm silver, Kalloy, SC-200 black

Steerer Mount Bar
VWR custom steerer mounting bar for Rohloff shifter

Mounting Hardware
All stainless 5mm and 6mm metric with stainless flat and spring washers. Rear rack mounted with high-tensile steel zinc coated flange-headed screws.

Frame & Fork Finish
Electrophoretic Deposition (ED), black, followed by black baked enamel

Brakes

Brakes are one of the most important parts of cycling and we have not compromised on safety for any Vivente Bike.

Calipers
Shimano BR-M395 (hydraulic disc)

Rotors
Shimano SM-RT56 6 bolt, 160mm front & Rohloff rear

Levers
Shimano BL-M396 2 finger hydraulic

Transmission

All Vivente Bikes come with tried and trusted transmissions systems to keep you ride at its most efficient.

Shift Levers
Rohloff right hand 14 speed twist shifter

Crankset V18
FSA VERO, 130 BCD, Black 165/170/175mm or Andel RSC1-5121-RL, Black, 130 BCD

Crankset V182
Andel RSC1-5121-RL, Black, 130 BCD, 165mm/170mm/175mm

Bottom Bracket Set V18
Tange LN-3922 English square taper JIS sealed cartridge 68mm × 118mm

Bottom Bracket Set V182
Shimano UN55 English square taper JIS sealed cartridge 68mm x 118mm

Crank Fixing Bolts V182
FSA QR-1, Self-Extracting, cr-mo, M8 (tools in tool kit)

Belt
Gates carbon drive, CDX, 120T

Rear Sprocket
Gates CDX 19T

Rear Hub
Rohloff speedhub 500/14, 36H, CC DB, black, external transfer bo 210 degree, OEM axle plate, with spoke ring

Chain Guard
Hebie Chainglider 42T/16-17T, black

Wheels

Whether travelling down dirt roads or city roads our wheels are designed for maximum efficiency and safety.

Rims
DT 533d, ETRTO 559 X 22 (XS) & 622 X 22, ERD 542 & 605, 32H, black, 530 & 585gms, with eyelet, for disc, PV, Tubeless Ready

Rear Tyre V18
Schwalbe Marathon 35-559 (26×1.35) (XS)/ 37-622 (28×1.40, 700×35c)

Rear Tyre V182
Schwalbe AlMotion 40-559 (26×1.40) (XS)/ 40-622 (28×1.40, 700x40c), Tubeless Ready

Front Tyre V18
Schwalbe Marathon 35-559 (26×1.35) (XS)/ 37-622 (28×1.40, 700×35c)

Front Tyre V182
Schwalbe AlMotion 40-559 (26×1.40) (XS)/ 40-622 (28×1.40, 700x40c), Tubeless Ready

Tubes
26 × 1.25/1.5. , 0.9MM, PV 48mm / 700 × 35C, 0.9MM, PV 48mm

Front Hub & Skewer
Dynamo hub, KT, black , (6-bolt), 6V 3W, 36H, OLD:100mm, Formula QR23 (internal cam type)

Front Spokes V18
DT Champion 32H, silver, cross three pattern, 14G (2.0MM)

Front Spokes V182
Sapim Leader 32H, silver, cross three pattern, 14G (2.0mm) with Sapim Polyax brass nipples

Rear Spokes V18
DT Competition double butted, 32, silver, cross two pattern, 14/15/14G (2.0/1.8/2.0mm)

Rear Spokes V182
Sapim Leader 32H, silver, cross three pattern, 14G (2.0mm) with Sapim Polyax brass nipples

Contact

We have tested countless contact variations for all our bikes and believe we have one of the most comfortable bikes rides in the world.

Handlebars V18
Humpert Horn bar (25.4 B) 580mm, black, adjustable, with grip, plus alternate riser bar UNO AL-020 58/60/64cm

Handlebars V182
Humpert Horn bar (25.4 B) 580mm, black, adjustable

Grips V18
Humpert high density foam. Separate grips for included riser bar.

Grips V182
Humpert high density foam

Stem V18
VWR, bore 25.4MM, steerer 28.6MM, 3D forged, 7degree , 60(XS)/80(S)/100(M)/120(L,XL)/130(XXL)MM, black, plus 31.8mm bore version to suit included riser bars

Stem V182
VWR, bore 25.4mm, steerer 28.6mm, 3D forged, 7degree , 60(XS)/80(S)/100(M)/120(L,XL)/130(XXL)mm, black

Saddle
VWR custom, black, with cut-out 270mm x 168mm

Pedals
VP-R62, single sided clipless, with cleats

Lights

Many countries require lights on bicycles as a matter of law. Vivente Bikes come with both front and rear lights powered by you dynamo.

Front Light
Axa Luxx Plus auto, 70 lux, with light & movement sensor for steady function, with steady light, with USB outlet

Rear Light
Axa Riff, steady, led with light guide, 4 minute charge when stopped

Racks

All Vivente touring bikes come with racks pre-installed.

Rear Carrier
Tubus Logo Evo, 150mm lower spacing, 50mm taillight spacing

Luggage Strap
Tubus strap on rear rack

Other

Vivente Bikes are designed to be useful right out of the box and so come with additional accesories to make your ride safer and more enjoyable.

Fenders (Mudguards)
VWR 46mm wide, with stainless steel hardware, 26″ or 700c to suit

Kickstand
Atranvelo, Stylo DV with regular (XS) and long(700c) leg

Bell
Brass bell

Horn
VWR black 6″ bugle horn

Cages & Bottles
2 pieces per bike – 6mm black alloy cages & VWR custom LD PE 700cc bidons

Steering Stabilizer
Hebie with elastomer

Mirror
Busch & Muller with spare 60mm head in spares box

Order a Vivente World Randonneur Today

Even though they have been designed in Australia, Vivente World Randonneurs are world bikes. The time put into them, just like every component, is from around the world. So, it is fitting that you can buy them from anywhere around the world.

Purchasing options are dependant on your location. See the page linked below for ordering options.