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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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Siegfried Road with a touch of Willem
Siegfried Road with a touch of Willem
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
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
Replacing the brown leather with black rubber bar tape (from Brooks)
Replacing the brown leather with black rubber bar tape (from Brooks)
Removing the Alfine, Hollowtech II crank
Removing the Alfine, Hollowtech II crank
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

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