Stronglight enters in Groupo Market
Stronglight is a legendary French brand. In Europe, most
riders and specially those older consider its components as something desirable
for any bicycle, no matter how expensive it is.|
The most acknowledged items for Stronglight have always been cranksets,
bottom brackets and headsets. But now, this company wants to give a step
beyond, entering in the groupo market. They have introduce a range of component
groupos for road, MtB and city bikes.
For road bikes, three sets are available: Speedlight, Mygal and Asphalt.
Stronglight does not currently manufacture the shift levers for these groups
and recommends the use of Shimano Dual Control levers. Using Shimano levers
has allowed them to focus all their research abilities in the rest of the
componentry, so precision and quality are insured. The Speedlight componentry
can compete with any other high end set in the world, and, of course, headset
and cranks stand out over the rest components, in joint with a surprising
In the MtB field, there are two sets: Century and Rockstrong. Both them
are based in the Dirt technology from Sachs and was last purchased by SRAM.
Using existing designs guarantees that they will work perfect. Once again,
cranksets are remarkable.
As for city componentry, there are no closed groupos, but a wide range
of different components. Stronglight allows the possibility of personalizing
each piece in finishing and marking, what is very interesting for bicycle
And last, but not least, there are two new releases: a bottom bracket and
a range of four arm crank compatible chainrings. The new Stronglight SBB
bottom bracket is available in two different qualities: Steel axle (250
g), and titanium axle (195 g). By installing the left bearing into the central
cartridge, and the right one the way it can move while the BB is screwed,
the system aligns itself, no matter if the frame box is not perfect. This
More info atwww.stronglight.com