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Fulcrum Red Fire Freeride Wheels

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fulcrum red fire freeride wheels   Fulcrum Red Fire Freeride Wheels

Made for the daring freeride mountain biker, the Red Fire wheels stays true to Fulcrum‘s principle of maintaining the lightness of the bike for downhill rides. It has an anodized red rim designed to take on tubeless tires. Strength is not overlooked with the Red Fire, as it has a thru-axle for the rear wheel.

The Red Fire uses an Ultra-Fit tubeless system to keep its tires in perfect fit. Also, the rim is milled to save weight. For improved spoke balance, asymmetrical drilling was used to allow a space for the sprocket set and disc brake.

The thru-axle can fit 12mm and 20mm. Approximate weight for the front wheel is 993 grams and 1207 grams for the rear.

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2011 Rocky Mountain Element

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A part of Rocky Mountain‘s pride is displayed through its 2011 Element. A full carbon fiber XC race bike, the Element gets redefined for speed, stiffness and overall dynamic performance. The frame is flexible by changing its shock from the RSL or Race Super Light (98mm rear travel) to the MSL or Marathon Super Light (120mm rear travel).

The element features linear and a rising suspension rate for its rear shock to give no pedal feedback and chain growth. It has a tapered headtube, optimized tube forming design and a 3D smooth link rear suspension. There’s also a sag indicator machined in and unsupported seat mast. It uses an e-type derailleur from Shimano with BB92 for improved pedal power.

There are angular contact bearings to shave off weight and increase lateral stiffness at the swingarm. Fine-tuned to get the best race bike, it can possibly be for XC.

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Polaris Fission Jersey

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polaris fission jersey   Polaris Fission Jersey

The Polaris Fission Jersey aims to deliver nice warm rides during winter without sacrificing comfort and style. Made from Thermalite polyester fabric, the Fission jersey also has a brushed inner to keep you comfortable and warm.

The Fission jersey uses a long-sleeved design with a full length YKK zipper to close in the center front. Secure and lightweight, the jersey dries quickly and is comfortable. To adjust well to your size, it has a gripper elastic hem.

The Fission incorporates three rear storage pockets for valuables. It is also made with a flat lock seam construction and is available in two stylish colorways: black/red and black/lizard. MSRP is £39.99.

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2010 Cube Elite HPC Race

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2010 cube elite hpc race   2010 Cube Elite HPC Race

The Elite HPC Race bike is one of Cube’s top quality race-ready bikes. It uses the SHPC Advanced Twin Mold Monocoque Technology on its carbon frame with a perfect layering process that uses more carbon and less resin. Cube also features integrated post mounts for better breaking absorption and the Frame Save System, which allows you to replace the derailleur hanger in case of a crash.

The Cube Elite HPC Race bike has integrated cable routings to keep the frame looking clean and to protect the cables from outside elements. The press-fit BB gives improved lateral stiffness and a tapered steerer features a larger fork shaft, making it more rigid and more secure.

With its Ready for Race geometry, the Elite HPC Race also comes with Fox 32 FIT, ten-speed X.0 and a triple carbon chainset….

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Blur B2 Goggles

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blur b2 goggles   Blur B2 Goggles

Blur Optics introduces a fresh line of B2 Bike Goggles. The B2 goggles feature a narrow frame that can fit into almost any helmet. Its frame design is also vented to give you better air circulation.

The B2 Goggles provides a comfortable fit with its triple density foam on the frame. To eliminate having the foam hug your eye and nose too tightly, it also has self-adjusting strap attachment wings and a clear silicon gripper strap.

The side wings are there to help position the goggles correctly in place and to keep them secure when riding hard and wild. The replaceable lenses ($6.99) come in Clear, Smoke, Amp Blue, Amber, Mirror, Roll-Off (compatible with “Scott” roll off systems) and Light Sensitive. Tear offs ($13.95) are also available.

Blur 2 Goggles are comprised of the Phobia (colorful street design), the Karma (dragon inspired), the Frenzy (retro blue), the Logger (simple brown and cream…

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Specialized Format Saddle

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specialized format saddle   Specialized Format Saddle

Specialized designed the Format saddle for downhill riding, making it tough yet comfortable to ride on. It has a wide midsection and a rounded profile that aims to reduce or eliminate pressure on sensitive arteries around the crotch area. The Format saddle underwent rigorous lab testing with the patented Body Geometry design that takes into consideration type of saddle position, preferred discipline and if the rider is male or female.

The Format features EVA padding that is dense and light at the same time, giving a plush ride even during long day rides. Encased in a carbon reinforced shell, it has hollow chromoly rails, which makes the Format durable and longer lasting. It also has a Micromatrix cover that’s water-resistant with anti-slip qualities. MSRP is $70….

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DMRCOLOUR Swarm Stem and Wingbar

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dmrcolour swarm stem and wingbar   DMRCOLOUR Swarm Stem and Wingbar

DMR introduces the Swarm Stem and Wingbar, quality alloy parts for dirt jump and slopestyle riding. The Swarm Stem has laser etched graphics on its CNC machined body. With a stack height of 30mm, it has a zero degree rise and uses standard mounts. Part of the DMRCOLOUR components, the Swarm Stem has an anodized finish that gives off a shiny appearance yet has a notable anti-scratch quality. Weighing 265 grams, the Swarm Stem is available in red, blue, purple, grey, green and black colors. Retail price is $65.

The Wingbar is made from 6061 heat-treated alloy. The handlebar is double-butted, tapered and bulging in its shape with 38mm rise. DMR made it tough enough to be used on XC, single track and BSX with 726mm in width. Together with the Swarm Stem, the Wingbar comes from the DMRCOLOUR group. This makes it scratch-proof with anodized finish. It has two…

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