Riese & Müller Birdy Rohloff Matt Graphite
The Birdy Rohloff, as you'd expect with a Rohloff equipped bike it gives you the ultimate in maintenance free transmission couple this with disc brakes which give all-weather stopping power and you've got the perfect long distance touring bike.
The Rohloff is a 14-speed hub gear notable for its wide overall gearing range with close-ratio, evenly spaced gears. The indexing is carried out within the hub, so is not critically dependent on cable tension and condition. The enclosed transmission is almost maintenance free and guarantees long working life even under the most extreme conditions.
The bike comes equipped with amazingly efficient Supernova dynamo lighting which gives you super bright front and rear light at all times
With the Shimano hydraulic disc upgrade, you no longer have the hassle of keeping your V-brake pads adjusted and clean or the worry of overheating and abrading your wheel rims on long descents loaded up with panniers front and rear. One finger, reliable, all-weather braking is what you get. Shimano disc brake pads are available pretty much everywhere. It would suit daily commuters and globe-trotting adventurers alike.