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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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Out in the wild: Siegfried Road x Willem
Out in the wild: Siegfried Road x Willem
The Wahoo Speed sensor installed on the flip-flop rear hub
The Wahoo Speed sensor installed on the flip-flop rear hub
Removing the Alfine, Hollowtech II crank
Removing the Alfine, Hollowtech II crank
The Schwalbe Durano Plus tire is the most puncture resistant road bike tire available
The Schwalbe Durano Plus tire is the most puncture resistant road bike tire available
Siegried Road delivered through Kaptein Tweewielers Amsterdam
Siegried Road delivered through Kaptein Tweewielers Amsterdam
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

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