I got a few questions on my OPEN U.P. build videos about how it rides as a Road bike, and now that I have put some distance in on my new road tires I thought I’d answer that question with this video.
Obviously, this is my personal opinion, so I’m definitely interested in hearing what other OPEN U.P. owners think. I also compare the Geometry to my previous full on “road” bikes to see what actual differences are.
To clarify my conclusion:
While there are a few compromises that you can’t avoid comparing it with a full-on race machine. I think this Open, in particular, is an excellent candidate as a “one bike” solution. To me It’s light enough (7.7kg as built in the video, size L ), it’s stiff enough for the type of riding I do on the road which is long rides with lots of climbing and descending. (No sprinting what so ever)
Take a look in the comments as well as there are lots of excellent opinions from other Open U.P. Owners.
== Project OPEN Build Series ==
== Schwalbe Pro One Tubless setup ==
== Open U.P. Geometry chart all sizes ==
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