Just announced, Surly has updated the 2020 Ice Cream Truck with a new component group and a creative coat of paint. Check out all the details and photos here…

Posted by Miles Arbour

In true Surly fashion, the Ice Cream Truck sees a creatively named new paint job for 2020—Prickly Pear Sparkle. But that’s not all, it also gets an updated component group, including the brand new Shimano SLX 12-speed drivetrain. Although not much else has changed, the Ice Cream Truck did see a complete redesign just last year. Changes included swapping Surly’s MDS dropout system for a simpler, and more affordable universal sliding dropout,opening up an array of drivetrain and hub options. To better suit trail riding, the chainstays were shortened from 450mm to 440mm, but the sliding dropouts allow room for adjustment if you want things a bit longer. Surly used a 30.9mm bent seat tube to accommodate the massive tire clearance (up to 26×5.1″) and added in stealth dropper post routing as well. Check out the complete component list below.

2020 Surly Ice Cream Truck
  • 2020 Surly Ice Cream Truck
  • 2020 Surly Ice Cream Truck
  • 2020 Surly Ice Cream Truck
  • 2020 Surly Ice Cream Truck
  • 2020 Surly Ice Cream Truck
  • Frame: Surly Ice Cream Truck, 4130 Chromoly steel
  • Fork: Surly Ice Cream Truck, 1-1/8″ straight steerer with tapered straight blade
  • Seatpost Clamp: Stainless 33.1
  • Seatpost: 2-bolt 30.9mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek 40, ZS44/EC44
  • Brakes: Tektro Gemini HD-M520
  • Brake Levers: Tektro Gemini HD-M520
  • Shifter: Shimano SLX SL-M7100-R
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano SLX RD-M7100 12 Speed
  • Cassette: Shimano SLX CS-M7100 10-51t 12 Speed
  • Crankset: Race Face AEffect w/ DM30t N/W ring
  • Chain: Shimano SLX CN-M7100 12 Speed
  • Bottom Bracket: Race Face 100mm
  • Front Hub: Novatec 150x15mm 32h
  • Rear Hub: Novatec 190x12mm 32h w/ Shimano Microspline freehub
  • Rims: Surly My Other Brother Darryl, 80mm w/speedholes Tubeless Ready
  • Tires: Surly Bud & Lou, 4.8″, 120tpi
  • Handlebar: Salsa Rustler
  • Saddle: WTB Volt 142
  • Stem: 4-bolt 31.8mm

The complete Ice Cream Truck is priced at $2,000 USD ($2,799 CAD) or a frameset is available for $750 USD ($1,049 CAD). Head over to SurlyBikes.com to find your nearest dealer! Also, make sure to check out Joe Cruz’s review, here. Keep in mind this was prior to the redesign…

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