Tarmac: Frame and BB

Posted Posted in Road, Tarmac, Tec

Like I said last year, when I get to it, there will be a new, detailed build-up with better pictures. Now the time has come. I teared down the Tarmac… completely. Not only that the phoenix rises from the ashes, no… there is a lot new stuff coming, too. One thing is the new Ceramicspeed […]

Tarmac: Build-Up Compilation

Posted Posted in Road, Tarmac, Tec

Today the Tarmac will rise and the Allez will fall. What does this mean? The Allez will fall?! Yeah the Dura Ace components will be transferred to the Tarmac… So in the background will be a disassembly to build up the Tarmac =) But later on will be a “2nd 2nd” Rebuild for the Allez […]

Allez: Seatpost And Saddle

Posted Posted in Road, Tec, Allez

Today will be the day where all static parts will be mounted. In the rebuild I want a new seatpost – my pick the Ritchey WCS 1-Bolt with a seatback of 20mm. It has a nice finish which teams best with stem and handlebar plus a simple and perfect adjustment design… just one screw/bolt. Last […]

Allez: Front Derailleur (FD-R9100)

Posted Posted in Road, Tec, Allez

Now to the front derailleur of the Dura Ace R9100. I want the brazed-on style of this derailleur because I want a chain catcher as well. Originally the Allez features no mounting point for the front derailleur so there are two options: first 34,9mm front derailleur clamp-combo or 34,9mm brazed-on clamp. I go for the […]