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2011 Specialized McLaren Venge Aero Road Bike

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Newly launched road bike for 2011 is the McLaren Venge from Specialized. For an excellent performance on the road, the bike features enhanced aerodynamic properties and carbon fibers. Lightweight, the frame weighs 950g and 2.07kg with frame, fork, seatpost and crankset included.

A product of two companies’ collaboration, this bike has a lot to offer such as the a UCI-legal high modulus FACT IS 11 carbon frame. One thing that McLaren Venge can boast is that it can save 23W at 45km/h. This makes the bike standout among the top race bikes on the market today.

Another advantage that the 2011 McLaren Venge Aero Road Bike features is its 89.7(Nm/deg)/kg torsional stiffness to weight ratio between the head tube and rear dropouts. Such stiffness is high for an aero road bike, which guarantees excellent performance to the professional rider.

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2011 Velocite Geos Full Carbon Road Frame

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New from Velocite is a full carbon road frame, ideal for riders looking for a very light and affordable bike that guarantees great performance. The Velocite Geos frame is at par with the other top lightweight frames. But what makes it stand out is its unique construction.

Front end stability is guaranteed by its full carbon BB30 shell and an asymmetric 1.5” headtube. Along with the reduced weight and increased stiffness at the mechanical contact points, the Velocite Geos also takes pride in its unique sloping design and a compact rear triangle.

A standard full carbon seat post helps maximize comfort during tough rides. Ideal for climbing, the 2011 Velocite Geos Full Carbon Road Frame features sloping geometry that exposes most of the seat post so it dampens vibration very efficiently.

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2011 Bella Ciao Reporter Bike

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2011 bella ciao reporter bike   2011 Bella Ciao Reporter Bike

A new sporty lightweight city bike from Bella Ciao this 2011 is the Reporter. Along with the high quality components is the classic Italian hand built frame. Very light at only 11kg, the Reporter handles high speed and crowded city rides very well.

Handmade, the lugged frame of the bike is a double butted Columbus Cromor tubing. An option is offered by the Reporter, which is available in Single Speed or the Shimano Alfine 8 speed gear and the latter is more expensive.

To prevent corrosion, the bike is coated with plus 2-layer powder paint. Moreover, the high quality components of the 2011 Bella Ciao Reporter Bike include polished aluminum racing stem, Headset Tange Seiki, wheels, and straight bar called Bella Ciao Componenti Speciali.

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2011 Camelbak Podium Big Chill 25oz Water Bottle

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Unique for its convenient diaphragm valve is the 2011 Camelbak Podium Big Chill 25oz Water Bottle. When the bottle top is in the open position, the diaphragm valve allows the rider to drink by squeezing the bottle without having to close it after.

Unlike other polyethylene water bottles, the Camelbak is all polypropylene, which is less reactive so the plastic taste is reduced also with the help of Hydroguard. Though polypropylene, the water bottle is as soft as polyethylene bottles, thanks to the Podium feature.

The 25oz capacity is a Big chill feature, which offers more hydration for longer rides. Along with the self-sealing Jet-valve podium cap, the Camelbak Podium Big Chill water bottle also features double-wall construction with thermal insulation.

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2011 Novara Forza Road Bike Shorts

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Thee excellent performance of a road bike must be matched with a first-rate pair of shorts like the 2011 Novara Forza. With its 8-panel construction, the bike shorts feature an excellent bike-friendly fit. Along with the 8-panel construction is the 4-way stretch fabric, which offers muscle support.

Weekend training rides and daily commute are made comfortable, thanks to the bike shorts’ new ultrasoft, breathable chamois that features a moisture-wicking microfiber covering and quick-drying finish. Fiction is reduced by the shorts’ smooth sonic-welded seams.

What makes the 2011 Novara Forza Road Bike Shorts conform to the contours of the rider’s body is the precurved chamois. Comfort in the saddle is enhanced by the layer of open-cell foam and a thin bottom layer of shock-absorbent foam. Moreover, the UPF 50+ fabric offers ultraviolet rays protection….

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2012 Fulcrum Racing Speed Range

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In 2012, the Fulcum racing speed range will be expanding with new wheels. Brand new high profile carbon wheels to be introduced are the Racing Speed XLR 80 and the Dark Label versions of the Racing Speed 50mm and the Racing Speed XLR 50mm and 80mm.

Designed with professional racers in mind, the Racing XLR 80mm is a higher profile wheel that can be handled easily. This wheel features enhanced aerodynamic penetration while it maintains excellent maneuverability and amazing acceleration. Dark Label versions feature matte black frames in the Racing Speed 50mm and Racing Speed XLR 50mm and 80mm.

Excellent features of the 2012 Fulcrum racing speed wheels are the spoke anti-rotation system and the Two-to-One spoke pattern. The anti-rotation system keeps an accurate and aerodynamic spoke position while the Two-to-One helps transfer the rider’s power to the wheel efficiently on the rear wheel and offers an aerodynamic profile on…

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2011 Wilier Lavaredo Mirage Road Bike

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2011 wilier lavaredo mirage road bike   2011 Wilier Lavaredo Mirage Road Bike

As a road bike constructed by Wilier, the Lavaredo Mirage is surely aerodynamic, light, and super strong. With its reliable technology, this hi-tech machine is one of the most sophisticated racing bikes on the market this 2011.

Exquisite appeal and great performance are combined in the Lavaredo Mirage. A double-butted aluminum frame with a carbon fork and aluminum steerer is used in this road bike to reduce weight to an incredible degree while maintaining its durability.

Helping the rider to tackle the tarmac with excellent performance are the Mirage 10-Speed drivetrain and Campagnolo Veloce brakes. The 2011 Wilier Lavaredo Mirage Road Bike is ideal for riders who are looking for a sporty road bike for adventure, commuting and exercise.

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