Schlitter Freestyle

In case you missed it, there is a new twin 700C high racer out in the wild. Built by the ultracycling veteran John Schlitter and the same folks who gave us the Encore AND helped design the Pelso Brevet….. the Schlitter Freestyle is an aluminium high racer that looks incredibly adjustable for all sizes of

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Fuego chainline update

Today I got out for a proper ride on the Fuego with the new tube-free chainline (see here for details). It’s a keeper. There’s no problem contacting the chain with your leg, and you only get chain/wheel contact on really tight bends such as switchbacks or u turns. I imagine even that will lessen if

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How to annoy the neighbours

Decided to do something about my shrieking front disc brake with no stopping power on the Fuego tonight. Took the pads off to clean and bled the brake. Diligently cleaned the pads and rotor. Put wheel back on and tested hydraulics with a good pull on the lever. First mistake- hadn’t put the pads back

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