Episode: Bench Talk – Building a Project Bike – Pt2


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Bench Talk – Building a Project Bike – Pt2

BENCHtalk_final-300x266I part 2 of this podcast series on building a project bike Coach Rob goes over the previous show and cover the ins and outs of purchasing a frame set and cockpit for your project build. Learn about the frame types, materials, bike fitting concerns, shopping and making smart decisions. Details covered in this weeks show are as follows:

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Frame Types

  • Road
  • Road Aero
  • CX/Gravel/Adventure
  • TT/Tri
  • Ridgid MTB
  • Hardtail MTB
  • Full Suspension MTB

Cockpit concerns

  • Bar Size
  • Cable routing
  • Traditional Road Bars
  • Over sized Road Bars (Shallow and deep drop)
  • Aero Road Bars
  • Flat bars
  • Stem Size
  • Traditional Stems
  • Adjustable stems
  • Bar/Stem combos
  • Seat Post Size
  • Space for e-shifting batteries
  • Zero Set Back
  • Set back
  • Dropper post

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