SLAVIA versus FESTKA SCALATORE: 120 years of cycling evolution

There’s just one fixed gear on the SLAVIA, with a ratio chosen to be suitable for both climbing and flat riding. Following the original blueprints, the SLAVIA replica does not have brakes. Instead, it relies completely on reducing speed through skidding, as NYC bike messengers did with their fixed-gear bikes in the 2000s. As a result, climbing and descents on the SLAVIA will be very exhausting and dangerous. The SCALATORE, on the other hand, has 22 gears thanks to a combination of two chainrings and 11-sprocket wheels. The Campagnolo Super Record groupset works as precisely as a Swiss watch and weighs next to nothing. The derailleurs are made of carbon and all the metal parts are titanium.

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Published: 15. 7. 2019

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