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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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The Shimano FC-R9100 Dura Ace power meter by 4iiii fits perfectly
The Shimano FC-R9100 Dura Ace power meter by 4iiii fits perfectly
Siegfried Road as I got it from the bike shop - with a brown Brooks Swift saddle and matching Continental tires
Siegfried Road as I got it from the bike shop - with a brown Brooks Swift saddle and matching Continental tires
The Continental Grand Prix Classic tires are beautiful, if you like brown retro vibes
The Continental Grand Prix Classic tires are beautiful, if you like brown retro vibes
The rear wheel is fixed using a 'crocodile' belt tensioning system
The rear wheel is fixed using a 'crocodile' belt tensioning system
Siegfried Road with a touch of Willem
Siegfried Road with a touch of Willem
If you've got the shoes to match, brown bar tape looks magnificent
If you've got the shoes to match, brown bar tape looks magnificent

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