You seem to be familiar with XX shore A measurements.
Makes me think of Brinell, Hrc,... we used for iron.
What are the values I should want for a tyre fast rolling on straight asphalt, and grip on sharp corners in mud ?
First time I saw that black top tube part it made me think the guy did a serious crash breaking the frame, and did a quick repair/camouflage.
A bit like we did with our rotten cars in the eighties and ninetees.
The 5 minutes to the shop is really a good thing.
I have a Cube, but with so much possibilities and versions in both Cube and Trek, what was the difference that made you choose the Trek ?
Apart from the battery coming out at the bottom vs sideways ?
Into mud/rain/sand/dust with the 12sp 10-51t, that's me.
Every time I put a new chain, I also replace the 10t+12t cogs.
Those cost 18 euro for the set, in the strange occasion of being widely available.
Last time, I also changed the other separate gears, 14-16-18 cost 3 euro each.
No need to...
I drilled the hole, cut a m6 tread, and mounted the mudguard.
2 years after, it is proven that there was no structurally weakening, the structurally weakening didn't affect the safety margin, or the structurally weakening was not relevant to the applied load.