Long distance tourer, rugged commuter or just for day rides, a Ridgeback World series bike offers a cycling experience steeped in history but with the benefit of contemporary technology. Built to exacting specifications, frames are constructed to a size specific geometry in a wide range of seat tube lengths to ensure stability and sure handling, even when fully loaded. Hand welded using Reynolds steel tubing or 6061 aluminium; a World series Ridgeback provides a responsive, comfortable ride with the structural reliability essential for a traditional expedition bike. Designed for long periods in the saddle in remote locations, World series bikes are sensibly specified. Brazed down tube cable stops mean traditional gear levers can be used if required and all models except Panorama Deluxe use a square taper bottom bracket to allow replacement with a simple, more readily available cup and axle unit. All models are supplied with a sturdy four point aluminium rack and all but the Tour are fitted with a frame fit pump.