This build used a more conventional “gravel” gearing. 1×11 with a large range of gears for flats and climbing. Sram Rival was chosen with a GX cassette. The frame is 1 of 10 built by David Mercer specially for the Killat Collective, mixed tubing but predominantly Columbus Zona brazed together. Powdercoated for strength, painted and then a clear coat. The inside of the frame is coated in Linseed oil.
The Rattlecan features a South Industries Tune ClimbHill wheelset with Sapim CX Ray bladed spokes and Securelock alloy nipples (weight 1350g), Sram Rival 1×11, 42/10 cassette with a 42 tooth front chainwheel (mechanical shifting).
Brakes are cable to hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm rotors. Juin tech calipers.