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This is the touring and commuting-specific recumbent bike I rode from Korea to Switzerland from July 2006 until April 2007; a journey of just under 12,000km across Asia, Central Asia, Caucuses, the Middle East, and Europe, as part of a 25,000km around the world journey by bicycle and skateboard.

The website of the journey is at To see photos of the bike during the journey, click here:

The bike is in very good mechanical condition; I serviced the drive train every few months of travel. A few surface scratches are present, of course - some of the roads I took were very rough (

The bike was bought new in January 2006 for NZ$6,500. It is a high spec version of the standard GTe, and is set up specifically for touring. Includes quality Ortlieb panniers and SPD pedals.

I am not presently in New Zealand at the moment, but will be in Christchurch to pick the bike up and take it to Auckland on the 13th of July. Please email me at if you are interested in viewing the bike in Christchurch or Auckland.


Frame: HPV GTe Aluminium 7005-T6 Forks: MEKS Carbon AC (suspension) Rear shock: DT Swiss SSD 225 air shock Front derailleur: Shimano 105 Rear derailleur: Shimano XT Crankset: Shimano 105 triple 170mm Bottom bracket: Shimano 105 BB-5500 Cassette: Shimano XT 11-34/9 Rear hub: Shimano XT disc 36 hole Front hub: Shimano XT disc 36 hole Rear rim: Alex DA16 26inch 36 hole Front rim: Alex DA16 20inch Spokes: DT Swiss 2.0 Headset: Ritchey Logic Chain: SRAM PC 59 9-speed Shifters: Shimano Dura-Ace bar end Brakes: Avid BB7 mechanical disk Brake levers: Avid FR5 disc Seat: HPV Bodylink adjustable Seat cushion: HPV Airflow cushion Rear rack: HPV hollow alloy rear rack Underseat rack: HPV hollow alloy lowrider rack



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2006 Street Machine GTe Touring Recumbent


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