We’ve been waiting for this one for a long time! Finally, Ventana has created their version of the Phat tandem – the El Gran Jefe (The Big Boss). This frame is designed to accommodate up to 26 x 5.0″ tires on 80mm rims, with a tapered (44/56mm) head tube. Standard rear dropout spacing is 170mm, with optional 177x12mm and 197x12mm available.
Frame: Ventana Fat Tandem
Fork: Wren Fat Suspension
Drivetrain: Rohloff Speedhub 500/14 170mm
Crankset: Middleburn X-Type 100mm
Stem: Thomson (captain) Control Tech (stoker)
Brakes: Magura MT4 or Avid BB7 Mtn
Wheels: Rohloff with Surly Unholey Roiling Darrell 83mm rims, 32 spoke, Sapim Strong spokes.
Captain BB height: 13.57″
Stoker BB height: 12.48″
Chainstay Length: 17.26″ to 18.33″
Optimal fork length: 483mm
Optimal fork offset: 51mm