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2011 Whyte 19 Alloy Trail Hardtail Mountain Bike

2011 whyte 19 alloy trail hardtail mountain bike   2011 Whyte 19 Alloy Trail Hardtail Mountain Bike

Whyte has introduced its most versatile hardtail for 2011, the 19 Alloy Trail Mountain Bike. Included in the excellent components fitted with this classic 19 trail hardtail bike is the Fox F120 RL suspension fork with 120mm of travel and 15mm QR through axle.

Other components that gives this trail bike high performance are X0/X9 shifting, FSA Afterburner Crank, and Hope X2 brakes. It also features an ultimate trailbike finishing kit that consists of Fizik gobi saddle, Easton Monkeylite SL handlebar, Thomson Stem, and Thomson seatpost.

What the classic lightweight yet long-travel trail, 2011 Whyte 19 Alloy Trail Hardtail Mountain Bike, boasts most is its topnotch versatility. With regards to its ride and handling, this very versatile hardtail offers both technical capability and speed and noticeably feels slack on the trail.

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2011 Vitus Zircon 0.1 Mountain Bike

2011 vitus zircon 0 1 mountain bike   2011 Vitus Zircon 0.1 Mountain Bike

For riders who are looking for an outstanding mountain bike this year, the Vitus Zircon 0.1 might be the answer. Mountain bike lovers choose Vitus Zircon 0.1 for its matchless quality, excellent performance and best price.

Very versatile, this hardtail mountain bike tackles tough trails, including singletrack descents, marathon events, and club XC races. As a super-alloy, the bike can perform at a level higher than several simple alloy hardtails.

Without compromising its strength, a zirconium alloy in the aluminum composition, made the tubing thinner and lighter. Lightweight, the 2011 Vitus Zircon 0.1 Mountain Bike features a two-ring chainset, a gear ratio exclusively made for off-road riding, and less demanding shifting in unfavorable conditions.

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2011 Shimano SLX Dyna-Sys Chainset

2011 shimano slx dyna sys chainset   2011 Shimano SLX Dyna Sys Chainset

Shimano has released the 2011 SLX triple chainset that features Dyna-Sys to make it compatible with a 10-speed drivetrains. The hollow-forged arms allowed for lighter weight. With polished arms, the SLX chainset looks neat and elegant.

Its ring is made from steel inner and aluminum outer while the middle is carbon composite with steel teeth. On the inside of the rings, the shifting pins and ramps guarantee that shifting meets the usual high Shimano standard. This means that the chainset ensures crisp and quiet shifts all the time.

From 9-speed, the 2011 Shimano SLX Dyna-Sys Chainset transitioned to 10-speed. This new chainset from Shimano features not only a reasonable price but amazing performance as well. Other features include an easy to fit Hollowtech II bottom bracket, smooth bearings, and reliable sealing.

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Hammer 2Z Shin

hammer 2z shin   Hammer 2Z Shin

The new Hammer 2Z Shin is shaping up to look like a great piece of protective gear for riders of any class or type.

This particular shin guard from Hammer is made completely of the stuff known as neoprene and also features a protective strip made out of a hybrid mixture of rubber and foam that helps riders avoid striking the pedals on their shins.

This protective shin guard is also complemented by four adjustable velcro straps, which helps keep the shin guards snug.

This protective gear is currently priced at $34.95 and is mostly available through the company website or through various online bike specialty stores….

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2011 Vans Gravel Mountain Bike Shoes

2011 vans gravel mountain bike shoes   2011 Vans Gravel Mountain Bike Shoes

Vans, the legendary skate shoe brand, has launched a new pair of mountain bike shoes for 2011 called Gravel. Featuring Van’s classic WaffleGrip tread pattern, the shoes are designed specifically for riders who prefer flat pedal.

The Gravel offers not only performance on the bike but a fashionable look to the rider as well. Built for flats or platforms, these shoes will stick to traditional BMX-style pedals very well. This is achieved through the custom-designed TRAX rubber outsole.

Durable and breathable, the 2011 Vans Gravel Mountain Bike Shoes feature synthetic leather and mesh upper that make it stand the test of time. The removable hook-and-loop strap allows for more pedal power. Abrasive-resistant synthetic materials wrap the entire upper making the shoes water-repellant.

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2011 NS Bikes Core 1 Bike

2011 ns bikes core 1 bike   2011 NS Bikes Core 1 Bike

A true freeride hardtail, the NS Bikes Core 1 Bike has been altered for 2011. The major changes include new geometry with a lower center of gravity and a shorter rear triangle, Octane One 20mm front hub with sealed bearings, and Marzocchi 55RS Fork with 160mm travel.

Also included in the main changes are the Black spokes and DT Swiss nipples and Octane One saddle. Available in two sizes, the 2011 Core features low profile NS Aerial pedals, light 60tpi tires, strong NS Fundamental rims, and NS Martin Söderström Slim grips without flanges.

While the 2011 NS Bikes Core 1 Bike will be stable on big airs and at high speed, riders can use the bike for comfortable commutes. From big drops and jumps to long climbs and winding singletracks, this bike will ride very well on any kind of tricky terrain.

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2011 Burton Traction Shell Jacket

2011 burton traction shell jacket   2011 Burton Traction Shell Jacket

With easy-open underarm zips and a moisture-wicking mesh, the 2011 Burton Traction Jacket offers riders enhanced defense against sweat. To wick away moisture, the shell jacket features Drydell Durashell two-layer coated polyester while Burton Sig Fit offers a baggy cut for more comfort.

Riders are protected against the elements with the fully taped seams of the garment. Moisture transport, ventilation, and warmth are maximized by the two different types of fabric in different areas integrated in the lining system.

Maximum snow seal is achieved through the solid connection with compatible Burton pants made by the jacket-to-pants interface. Without limiting mobility or impairing vision, the contoured, adjustable hood of the 2011 Burton Traction Shell Jacket fits the head to provide all-weather defense.

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