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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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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
You, the bike, the road, nothing else: cycling in optima forma
You, the bike, the road, nothing else: cycling in optima forma
The rear wheel is fixed using a 'crocodile' belt tensioning system
The rear wheel is fixed using a 'crocodile' belt tensioning system
Happy chap riding a bike on an empty road
Happy chap riding a bike on an empty road
The Alexrims CX30 silver high polished wheels have high quality hubs ensuring a smooth ride
The Alexrims CX30 silver high polished wheels have high quality hubs ensuring a smooth ride
No degreasing and oil required - simply rinse off your bike after a wet ride
No degreasing and oil required - simply rinse off your bike after a wet ride

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