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Meet your new therapist: the Schindelhauer Siegfried Road

Apr. 30, 2020 -

For the past few months I have been riding a special kind of bike, the minimalistic Siegfried Road from Schindelhauer. It is unlike most road bikes as it lacks a conventional chain and derailleur. It features the Gates CDX carbon drive. It's an exercise in minimal design. After riding it for nearly 1000KM, it's time to tell you all about it.

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Replacing the brown leather with black rubber bar tape (from Brooks)
Replacing the brown leather with black rubber bar tape (from Brooks)
The Shimano FC-R9100 Dura Ace power meter by 4iiii fits perfectly
The Shimano FC-R9100 Dura Ace power meter by 4iiii fits perfectly
You, the bike, the road, nothing else: cycling in optima forma
You, the bike, the road, nothing else: cycling in optima forma
Kleo Carbon pedals (by Look) on the front crank on the BSA bottom bracket
Kleo Carbon pedals (by Look) on the front crank on the BSA bottom bracket
The Schwalbe Durano Plus tire is the most puncture resistant road bike tire available
The Schwalbe Durano Plus tire is the most puncture resistant road bike tire available
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No degreasing and oil required - simply rinse off your bike after a wet ride

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