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DT Swiss Exm 150 Thru-Axle Launch Control 2 MTB Forks

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For the high demands of a serious mountain biker, the DT Swiss Exm 150 Thru-Axle Launch Control 2 MTB Forks are ideal. To achieve a rigid and light magnesium lower, the light Enduro fork features a torsion box arch. Its Launch Control II damping system guarantees high performance.

Also very stiff, lightweight, and aggressive is the XC/All-Mountain fork with Launch Control 2 or LC2. Cranking up the Launch control is simple. Just push down the red dial and the fork will remain compressed under loading. This will keep the front end low during steep technical climbs.

The indexed threshold adjustment lever below the LC2 dial is used to adjust the needed amount of force required start fork. Also featured by the DT Swiss Exm 150 Thru-Axle Launch Control 2 MTB Forks are 150 mm of super plush linear air sprung travel and 32 mm stanchions.

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2011 dhb Chevron Air Jersey

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2011 dhb chevron air jersey   2011 dhb Chevron Air Jersey

Designed for serious cyclists with high objectives is the 011 dhb Chevron Air Jersey. With discreet mesh breather panels under arms, the slim form fitting performance design of the jersey enhances comfort and ventilation. Through this, the riding experience is brought to the optimal level.

Ultimate performance and visual impact are featured by the simple design parameters of the jersey. When the rider needs to activate the power and keep the heat downhill, the full length YKK lock down zip allows the rider to bare all. A speed suit aesthetic is featured by its comfy seamless collar.

Key to completing the topnotch result of this cycling garment is its excellent fabric selections, which is 89% Nylon and 11% Elastane. The 2011 dhb Chevron Air Jersey, which is by the Italian Mangrovia performance stretch fabric, is tightly kept in place by the elasticated hem with silicone grip.

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2011 Ventana El Comandante Ultimate

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2011 ventana el comandante ultimate   2011 Ventana El Comandante Ultimate

Ventana has released the El Comandante Ultimate, which was built in-house at its Northern California headquarters from start to finish. Perfectly shaped and butted, Ventana used its proprietary 6061 aluminum tubing to complete the bike that was released for 2011.

Paired off with the legendary Electric Sex welds, the tubes are finished with a handcrafted stainless steel head badge and a rich powder coat. Proudly displayed in the badge are the Ventana “V” and 1988, the year when the company started. It is available in two stock colors, Jailhouse Blue and Electric Superdust.

Featured by the versatile bike are size specific seat tube OD, adjustable dropouts, and a right side dropout, which is equipped with a derailleur hanger and a full complement of cable and hose guides. 29″ wheeled, the 2011 Ventana El Comandante Ultimate entails a 27.2mm seatpost.

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2011 Pearl Izumi Infinity LD Short

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2011 pearl izumi infinity ld short   2011 Pearl Izumi Infinity LD Short

Pearl Izumi has designed a mid-length running short for 2011 called the Infinity LD, which can tackle a whole day on the trail very well. The short provides ample storage space for the rider’s stuff with its four pockets. Comfort is optimized not only in its waistband but in the main panels and liner as well.

Tailored with Pearl Izumi’s ELITE polyester, the main panels are incredibly lightweight and soft. Cooling is enhanced by the one-way moisture transfer design used by this material. Moreover, riders are kept comfortable even during warm weather.

As compared to normal performance polyester, the lining that is made from 50% Minerale fabric dries 50% faster. Indeed, one of the most comfortable bike shorts on the market today is the 2011 Pearl Izumi Infinity LD Short. Riders just have to avoid fully loading the pockets to avoid bouncing.

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2011 Whackjob Bike Shirts

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2011 whackjob bike shirts   2011 Whackjob Bike Shirts

Whackjob is introducing a new range of bike shirts made of bamboo fiber for 2011. Based in Devon, Whackjob is a new mountain bike clothing manufacturer that has many brand new things to offer when it comes to cycling apparel.

There are two collections in which the first three bike shirts of the range were categorized. First, the A Bit Special collection is Whackjob’s version of mountain bike apparel. Second, the A Bit Abstract collection offers unique shirts that are not commonly seen on the trail.

Due to its natural-wicking quality, bamboo fiber is used in the construction of the 2011 Whackjob Bike Shirts, making it perfect for action sports. Moreover, these stretchy, smooth, and soft bamboo fiber shirts are odor-resistant and anti-bacterial.

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2012 Orange Diva Mountain Bike

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2012 orange diva mountain bike   2012 Orange Diva Mountain Bike

Orange Bikes has updated the mountain bike for women called the Diva for 2012. Along with its fresh new look are refined features to offer more benefits for women cyclists. Perfect fit is achieved by constructing the bike with a 6061-T6 aluminium tubeset.

With this tubeset, the compliance and stiffness are balanced to the maximum. One of the new designs of the bike is the head angle made slacker along with the seat angle made steeper. Through this, the women cyclist is better centered over the bike.

Included in the new offers of the bike are a Shimano groupset, Avid Elixir brakes, RockShox Recon Solo Air fork, WTB Speed She saddle, Race Face finishing parts, and 170mm crank arms. Comfort is the key concern of the 2012 Orange Diva Mountain Bike, which makes it ideal for women cyclists.

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2011 Revolution Trailfinder

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One unique feature of the 2011 Revolution Trailfinder is that while it offers the strength of a mountain bike, it is designed to look like a city bike. High quality is guaranteed by its carefully chosen mountain bike specs, which include aluminum alloy frame, Tektro alloy V-brakes and 26 alloy wheels.

Riders can get rid of road spray shower, thanks to the 3/4 length mudguards with stainless steel stays. Raising and lowering the bar height is made easier by the mountain bike riser bars that are fixed to an adjustable-rise stem. The rigid hi-tensile steel fork is very lightweight and maintenance-free.

With Shimano EZ Fire shifters, clicking through the 18-speed gears is easier. The capability of the Trailfinder is more than just bridlepath-like trails. Compared to off-roadies, the semi smooth 26×2″ tires are craftier. Thus, the 2011 Revolution Trailfinder combines aesthetics and durability.

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