Tag: AX Lightness

  • Package Deals: SRAM, Dura Ace, Campy, and Zipp

    At Asterisk*Cycles, we can offer you a full range of components, from SRAM, Zipp, Enve, to more esoteric manufacturers like AX-Lightness. Here are a few package deals we’ve put together, perfect for upgrading your bike for the coming season. Campagnolo Super Record 11 + Campagnolo Bora Utlra Two  $5,000 USD SRAM Red +  Fulcrum Racing […]

  • Specials and Deals on Bikes, Frames, and Components

    Things are going well over here and our e-commerce site will be operational within 2 to 3 weeks. Until then, here are the latest deals we have on components, framesets, and complete bikes. We’ve added a new BH and BMC supplier, which means that we’ve got the Impec. We’ve got good deals on Colnagos, Giants, […]

  • The Pinarello Dogma/Prince Dilemma

    If you are in the market for a frame from Pinarello, and you don’t want to spend too much money, then you should seriously consider buying a ’08 or ’09 Prince carbon frame. The Dogma is the latest and greatest from Pinarello. It just came out last fall and retails for $5,500 in the US. […]

  • The Ultimate Weight Weenie

    Unlike my previous post, this build is a no holds bar try at making an ultra-light bike. Although there could be other options for the frameset, I’ve decided to build upon a Scott Addict R1 frame, which weighs 790g. While the AX Alpha could be used in such a build, it’s not yet available and […]

  • AX Lightness Will Produce the AX Alpha 580-Gram Frame

    It looks like AX Lightness will be jumping onto the lightweight frame bandwagon. This is an interesting development. Weight: 580 g in size S Price (frame): 3900 € Price (frame+fork+headset): 4600 € This makes deciding upon my German weight weenie an easy choice.

  • My Parts & Road Bike Wishlist

    Here are some parts, bikes and frames that I would like to get for myself. My list gets updated every few weeks, as I get to know more and more manufacturers and dealers. AX SRT 42 Premium wheelset[Tune Mig45/Mag150 hubs] (905g) AX 24 Premium wheelset [Tune Mig45/Mag150 hubs] (820g) AX Zeus stem (60g) AX 4000 […]

  • Asterisk*Cycles Becomes AX Lightness Dealer

    I got some great news today. Asterisk*Cycles has become an official dealer for AX Lightness parts. AX Lightness makes ultra-lightweight parts for road and MTB bikes, from the 60-gram Zeus stem to the 195-gram rims.

  • Weight Weenie-ism

    Over the past couple of days, I’ve been pondering what to do about my premium bike. I’d like to build up a mid 4-kilogram weight weenie. These bikes are somewhat different than the ones that I had previously in my dream stable of road bikes.