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Nashbar Cyclocross Shimergo

Cross bike is still very much a work in progress. I love the Shimergo shifting. First heard about it from Cyclocross Magazine:(link below) and wanted to try it out. Shifting is absolutely perfect. Only downside is 10-speed rather than 11. Love that I was able to remove the shift mechanism from the left shifter Purchased the Nashbar frame and fork on sale and have been happy with both. Started out with parts that I had lying around and have slowly upgraded things as I found deals.

Frame:
Nashbar Aluminum Cyclocross 49cm

Fork/Headset:
Nashbar CX Carbon Fork FSA Orbit MX Headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Truvativ Touro Square Taper BB

Pedals:
Platform Testride

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Shimano 105 11x32 KMC X11EL-1

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Shimano 105 5800 2x11

Handlebars/Stem:
Cannondale C1 110mm Giant Connect Bars

Saddle/Seatpost:
Generic (ENVE style) Carbon Post Giant Contact Neutral Saddle

Brakes:
TRP HY/RD

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Giant SX-2 Disc, Tubeless Ready Cross: Schwalbe Super Swan, 700x35 Road: Mavic Yksion Elite Guard 700x23

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Giant SX-2 Disc, Tubeless Ready Cross: Schwalbe Super Swan, 700x35 Road: Mavic Yksion Elite Guard 700x23

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. Stage 2
  3. 105 Build

Current Stage Info:

I have swapped all of the parts from this bike onto a 2018 Giant TCX SLR 2 and have swapped all of the parts from that back onto this frameset. Nashbar CX frame with brand new 105 parts now for sale.

Added by waittllnextyear. Last updated 11 months ago.

3 Comments

Myketorio

Myketorio says:

Good thing that your frame were ready for both Disc & Cantilever brakes. U have option.

Posted over 2 years ago

honeyboyMAXIMUM

honeyboyMAXIMUM says:

Nice! I run 10s Shimergo setups on my road bikes, but I've been meaning to setup my CX bike with a less involved 8s or 9s Shimergo setup for a while, but it's already the end of the season. How's the CX/general riding scene in Chicago? I moved to Arizona from Gurnee I've been thinking about coming back to visit and maybe race either in the summer or the holidays next year or something.

Posted over 4 years ago

waittllnextyear

waittllnextyear says:

Yea, I love the Shimergo. Shifts very well, easy to service; checks all the boxes really - especially for cross. Cross in Chicago is very, very well organized actually. I was only able to do one race this fall because i work most weekends, but there are races all around the immediate Chicago area and surrounding suburbs almost every weekend in the fall. They're really well attended and a great atmosphere. Definitely recommend trying to fit one in if you make it back.

Posted over 4 years ago