James Hayden's Transcontinental Fairlight Strael Bikepacking Setup

Published on August 4th 2018


Katherine took a closer look at the Fairlight Strael that James Hayden will ride at the Transcontinental Race. Hayden is a bikepacking expert, and it's interesting to see what he takes with him for ultra-endurance events.

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Frame and forks: Fairlight Strael
Wheels: Hed Belgium+ (Dynamo Front)
Tyres: Continental GP4000 28mm
Handlebars: Profile Design Aero Bars
Seatpost: Canyon
Saddle: ISM (Padding Removed)
Shifters: Shimano Ultegra R8050
Brakes: Shimano Ultegra Hydraulic Disc
Front Mech: Shimano Ultegra Di2 8050
Rear Mech: Shimano Ultegra Di2 8050
Chainset: Rotor 3D w/Power2Max
Pedals: Shimano Dura Ace 9100
Chainring size: 46/34
Cassette:  Miche 13/34

Finishing touches: Lizardskin double wrapped tape, Exposure Blaze lights x2 rear, spare front flashing light, Supernova front/rear light, Large saddle bag, Frame bag, Garmin 1030 & spare Garmin 1000.

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