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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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If you've got the shoes to match, brown bar tape looks magnificent
Replacing the brown leather with black rubber bar tape (from Brooks)
Replacing the brown leather with black rubber bar tape (from Brooks)
You, the bike, the road, nothing else: cycling in optima forma
You, the bike, the road, nothing else: cycling in optima forma
Happy chap riding a bike on an empty road
Happy chap riding a bike on an empty road
Removing the Alfine, Hollowtech II crank
Removing the Alfine, Hollowtech II crank
Siegfried Road with a touch of Willem
Siegfried Road with a touch of Willem

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