Genesis Croix de Fer (2013)

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  • Great to see those changes!

  • loved it with drop bars, but whatever works for you. Still lovely bike!

  • I converted too flat bar from a drop bar and my time going to work is about the same 8 miles in 32 mins .
    But on a longer distance dropbars are definitely faster.

  • Thanks @Madhias and @Shl!

    @Shl, my set ups rarely last more than a year...perhaps the drops will come back at some point! :D

  • That's you have a sense of the minutes/mile speed gains with drop bars?

  • Yeah doing 8 miles in 32mins i am flat out i will not be able to do this speed over my sunday route which is around 35 miles on a dropbar bike where i can hit average 16.8mph .its much easier holding a faster speed on a dropbar.

  • Endless tinkering never ends...big changes on the front end this time.

    New fork, uncut steerer, crazy amount of spacers, crazy woodchipper bars, bar end shifter...and probably the most comfortable set up so far! I liked the flat bar set up, but wasn't thrilled by it.

    Since I'm still playing with handlebar angles and lever positions I haven't re-taped, but I plan to use the old grey Newbaums tape I had on the previous drop bar iteration.

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  • Now taped

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Genesis Croix de Fer (2013)

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