TREK ADVENTURE LINE [TREK BICYCLES] 2014: In 2013 I set our product development team on assignment to define what adventure by bike meant to them. Each team was given a direction to head and they had to ride a minimum of four days self supported (more or less) We came back and shared our experiences, and from that Trek's adventure line of bikes was born.
I continued to experiment with the concept of adventure - specifically off road. I took our Stache platform and modified it to represent a pack mule designed for adventure in the outback. This bike eventually became the 1120 Adventure bike.
Trek Designer Andrew Krautbauer took the concept through to production, rethinking how bags were attached and refininging the overall experience to make a single, amazing off road adventure bike. Eric Larsen rode the bike on his trip to Mongolia - see his site here: WWW.ERICLARSENEXPLORE.COM