Tanglefoot Moonshiner Core Crafted 27.5+ SWORD Build

Size:Extra Small
Handlebar Width:40cm
Stem:Discord Creemee Aluminum Black

Shred singletrack, devour class 4 roads like they're double stuffed oreos, and conquer epic tours without the custom price tag.  Dig the Tanglefoot Moonshiner Core Crafted Microshift SWORD 10 speed build. A delectable offering of components that rides like a moist dream and saves you serious scratch compared to a full custom build. Don't let the idea of a semi complete bike throw you – this rig is packed with solid parts we at Analog Cycles love and trust, from buttery-smooth Bitex hubs laced to Velocity Blunt rims to sure stopping and hyper adjustable TRP Spyre brakes.  SWORD is Microshift's new bike packing groupset, including ergonomic 10 speed levers, a clutch rear mech and a wide 11-48 rear gear spread.  We round out the kit not with generic Samox cranks and questionable bottom brackets, but with a fully nickel plated chain from PYC (who makes chains for the big guys), a SRAM SX Dub crankset and SRAM BB, and super slick stainless cables. This Tanglefoot Moonshiner is a whip you won't have to upgrade. 

You've landed on the 27.5+ build, with 27.5 x 3" tires.   It's ideal for really rough rocky terrain, loose sand, areas where traction is at a premium, or if you just want maximum comfort through squishy tires.

Building the perfect fit:

    • Know your numbers: Grab a buddy and measure your pubic bone height (seriously, this is key!). Do it three times, take the highest number, and slap it in the order comments with your desired bar height (level with saddle, 1" higher, or 2" higher for that relaxed touring vibe). Same goes for shoulder width – measure those bony spurs at the top of your shoulders (the acromion process), round up to the nearest centimeter, and boom, you've got your bar width.  
    • Stem magic: Your PBH and height determine your stem reach. We've got a sweet Creemee Aluminum or Chromo stem waiting for you, depending on your frame size and riding style.
    • Extra Small Frameset:  76cm to 78cm PBH, rider height from 4'11" to 5'4".  Creemee Aluminum stem recommended for all rider heights, Creemee Chromo recommended for heavier riders or riders with hand numbness issues or back / neck pain.  

      Small frameset:  77-80cm PBH, rider height 5'4" to 5'8".   Creemee stem (either style) for 5'4 to 5'6", 5'8" use the Peeper stem.

      Medium Frameset:  80cm to 84cm PBH, rider height 5'8 to 5'11".  Creemee stem (either style) for 5'8 to 5'9", 5'10+ use the Peeper stem.

      Large Frameset: 84cm to 87cm PBH, rider height between 5'11 and 6'1.  Creemee stem (either style) for 5'11 , 6' plus use the Peeper stem.

      Extra Large:  88-98 PBH,  Riders between 6'2 and 6'8". Creeme stem either style for riders 6'2-6'4, 6'5+ use Chromo Peeper stem.

Ready to roll (almost):

Once you've sorted your bar width and stem set up and added it to the cart, don't forget to add the rest of the important essentials.  If it's in stock on the site, we can make it happen.

The Analog touch:

We hand-build every Core Crafted bike in our Vermont workshop, pouring Kat and Mark's sweat and expertise into each frame. Expect a 30-day turnaround or less, then bam, your new two-wheeled BFF is ready to ship and rip. Shipping is a snap with Bikeflights and full insurance, and your bike will arrive fresh from a test ride, cables nestled in like cozy wee kittens. You just gotta pop on the pedals, bars (pre-wrapped and tilted to perfection, mind you), slap on the front wheel, and bolt those rotors. Slowpokes, this build takes 90 minutes, but quick types can have it ready in 20.  We'll bill the shipping after we build and box and weigh the bike.  It will come as a separate invoice.  You are of course encouraged to come pick the bike up in person at Analog! 

Frameset:  Tanglefoot Moonshiner frame and fork

Headset:  Rollcii stainless angular contact sealed bearing

Stem:  Discord Creemee Aluminum or Discord Creemee / Peeper Chromo

Bars.  Ritchey Beacon (you pick the width)

Bar Tape: you pick!

Bar Gel:  Spank

Left Brake Lever:  Microshift SWORD

Right Brifter: Microshift SWORD

Brakes:  TRP Spyre Flat Mount, 180mm rotors.  Discord 180mm Flat mount adapter

Seatpost:  Readymade Alloy 2 bolt Micro adjustable

Saddle:  You pick

Seat collar:  Readymade 

Crankset: SRAM SX Dub spindle 32t Boost

Bottom Bracket: SRAM Dub

Chain:  PYC fully nickel plated with quick link

Rear Derailleur:  Microshift SWORD

Cassette:  11-48 Microshift with alloy cog carrier

Hubs:  Velocity branded Bitex 6 bolt 110 x 15 and 148mm x 12.

Spokes:  Butted stainless

Rims:  Velocity Blunt 35 with tubeless Tape

Tires:  Teravail Coronado 27.5 x 3 Tubeless Ready Black with Tan sidewalls

Tubes:  Teravail or Kenda or whatever is handy.  

Shipping Information

Our on-line store is open 24/7 and we ship Monday through Friday, excluding some holidays. Orders received for products without shipping restrictions on its product page will ship the same business day when received before 12:00 p.m. PST. Orders in high demand will have an estimated production time listed on its product page and will ship according to the date listed.

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