People talked a while about a new Epic. People seen some pictures of the new Tarmac.
But the Diverge got 1st!
A colleague asked us a couple of days ago which bike we should have if only could have one. My answer was Diverge and today it just got better 😀
The new Diverge got features like:
Road SWAT box
Room for 42mm tires
12×100, 12×142 axles
It got a bit longer chainstays (419mm)to fit the bigger tires but not as long as Crux or Sequoia. It got a bit higher stack (576 in size 52) for the Futureshock and big tires. It’s also got a little bit lower bottom bracket. And slacker head angle than before (71° in size 52).
Future Shock may look weird but it feels really good so a feature that works irl. Road SWAT is perfect to get your essentials packed without an ugly bag.
Room for bigger tires is the reason I went from Diverge to Sequoia, the old Diverge wasn’t awesome wintertime with thin studded tires and fenders ride with friends on cx-bikes.
Not sure about the Swedish price yet but here are the U.K.:
Dropped seatstays like Roubaix and Venge Vias. Seatclamp like Vias. Rear derailleur hanger and drop-outs like Vias. Direct Mount brakes. And a straight slim beautiful fork. Also said to be superlight, steeling technology from the superlight Epic HT
What do you think? And the question is when it will be released…
Ready for the wet commute I got a pair of new waterproof shoe covers. Feels like I’ve tried and worn out some now and we’ll see how long these GripGrab Raceaqua works, felt good. From Cykelkraft
And to get ready for tomorrows 200km I changed bearings in my Roval SLX24 wheels. From regular steel to Enduro Zero Ceramic, black and red is the new:
Rode to work with a pair of Roval CLX40 with hybrid Ceramic Speed bearings inside that spins forever. On my way home with low profile wheels with Roubaix instead of Turbo tires the Zero Ceramic bearings felt a lot smoother. Like when changing from regular hubs to ones with hybrid (just ceramic balls) bearings like in Roval CLX, DT180 and so on. You notice the difference. Now it was one step extra 😀
So my bike got ready for tomorrows sunny ride:
And finally. After buying a new set of cleats last summer in Nice for my Sub6 shoes that I never changed on… Got a pair of S-Works6 shoes that I mounted almost new cleats on then, cleats that broke last week when riding to Torö. Couldn’t sprint as the front broke. But tonight the shoes got new cleats:
As much as I ride I think I have to change more often 😉
Long time, and it’s a bit said but this bike is too good not to show:
Annika Langvad’s new Specialized S-Works Era with world champ colors and all the latest by Specialized. Silver flake and Dark Red showing the Danish colors, Cosmic black bottom which is a color that have to be seen irl to understand it. Sram XX1 Eagle with a Quarq crank as standard for the Sramsponsored pro’s. But the new Magura brakes is a bit more different. And all small blue tunings with Carbon-Ti started by Sauser for the S-Racing 🙂 Ceramic Speed bearings of course, danish speed.