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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
If you've got the shoes to match, brown bar tape looks magnificent
The Shimano FC-R9100 Dura Ace power meter by 4iiii fits perfectly
The Shimano FC-R9100 Dura Ace power meter by 4iiii fits perfectly
The beautifully spoked wheel is nothing short of harmonious, simple yet beautiful
The beautifully spoked wheel is nothing short of harmonious, simple yet beautiful
Removing the Alfine, Hollowtech II crank
Removing the Alfine, Hollowtech II crank
The rear wheel is fixed using a 'crocodile' belt tensioning system
The rear wheel is fixed using a 'crocodile' belt tensioning system
The CDX rear sprocket is designed to last
The CDX rear sprocket is designed to last

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