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2011 Scott CR1 SL Compact Road Bike

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2011 scott cr1 sl compact road bike   2011 Scott CR1 SL Compact Road Bike

Both for professional riders and cycling aficionados, the 2011 Scott CR1 SL Compact road bike is made for a competitive ride or simply a long day of cycling. Designed for excellent road riding, the frame of this 2011 Scott CR1 SL Compact can reduce the effects a rider gets from the vibrations from the road over long distances.

Meticulously constructed, the 2011 Scott CR1 SL Compact road bike features a carbon frame matched smoothly with Shimano Dura-Ace components, Continental tires and a carbon Ritchley seatpost. Riders targeting victory in cycling contests can rely on 2011 Scott CR1 SL Compact.

Though designed for professional speed and handling, the 2011 Scott CR1 SL Compact road bike still offers uncompromising comfort to its rider. In terms of aesthetics, the Scott CR1 SL Compact’s frame is adorned with a black paint job at the carbon weave with barely distinguishable grey decals.

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Bryton Rider 50 GPS

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While the market for bike-friendly GPS computers might be dominated specifically by another brand of GPS systems, it would be nice to see some changes and some new competition.

This high sensitivity chipset GPS computer, while not a touchscreen GPS, is pretty reliable and dependable when riders hit the road or the mountains.

The Bryton Rider 50 GPS also has a display with a 2.2 color transflective TFT, which works well in different types of climates and weather. On several tests, it seemed capable of withstanding temperatures up to -8 degrees.

For a GPS computer, the Bryton Rider 50 is definitely a light heavyweight, coming in at a whopping 106 grams and is waterproof and water resistant for 30 minutes in a specific depth of 1 meter. The card used and accepted for this great looking device works well with a micro SD card, which also complements the lightweight design for this…

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2011 BeOne Raw Carbon Frames

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BeOne might just have something new and promising in the road bike frameset department with its 2011 BeOne Raw Carbon Frameset and fork.

The frameset is being tagged at 920g and also boasts of the Hot Melt construction technique, which lessens the resin content of the carbon-fiber finish as well as the standard BeOne Double Chamber technology. The same technology is being used for both the downtube and fork legs giving, the overall run an added wall of stiffness inside the relevant tube.

Its Netherland-based manufacturer has also claimed that the frameset reduces vibrations from the Double chamber fork legs and an enhanced stiffness for the downtube, making controls, handling, steering and power transmission better.

The frameset will also include a 1.125” to 1.5” fork steerer, internal cable routing and a BB30 bottom bracket housing. The frame set from BeOne can also take a 31.6mm seatpost, replaceable rear derailleur…

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2011 Ragley Cragg Vale Winter Frameset

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Riders looking for a road bike with some serious attitude should definitely get their hands on Taiwan based bike maker Ragley Cragg’s latest offering, the 2011 Ragley Cragg Vale Winter Frameset.

While not available as a complete bike but rather just a frameset there are a lot of things that makes this unique frameset better than the rest of the competition. For starters, the Cragg Vale is a perfect winter frameset. It would particularly appeal to riders who want to get more ride times even in the winter or people who would like to have a dependable bike, perfect for commuting on the way to work.

The 2011 Cragg Vale works great with a single rear dropout eye as well as mudguard mounts, rack mounts, two bottle cage mounts and a standard 1.125 inch headtube with an internal headset. The frameset is also designed around standard sized reach brakes while the…

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Shimano PD-A530 Pedals

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When you talk about bike pedals, comfort is important. In fact, most riders look for the most comfortable pedals to ensure smoothness and balance on their rides. The Shimano PD-A530 pedals offer just that.

The Shimano PD-A530 pedals enables comfort while riding with and without clips. The material for the axle is made of steel while the housing pedal is made out of aluminum.

The Shimano PD-A530 Pedals approximately weighs at 383 grams and comes in two colors to choose from—black and silver….

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2011 Kinesis 415 TT Frameset

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It costs a lot of to invest in a time trial-specific bike—and aluminum frame-only options are uncommon. This is what makes the 2011 Kinesis 415 TT frameset an outstanding item on the market. Kinesis is well-known with a reputation for its quality machines and its 415 frameset is just a perfect example.

One of the latest feature of the 2011 Kinesis 415 TT frameset is the SPF (superplastic formed) tubing in its front triangle. Kinesis combines aero profiling with thin wall, lightweight tubing through its SPF feature.

With a decent width, the SPF top tube meets the head tube, making it super stiff and narrows down towards the deep aero section seat tube. Also, its seat tube enjoys a lot of benefits from the new SPF technology, which allows it to hug the wheel more closely than the KT-410 frame.

The teardrop section of 2011 Kinesis 415 TT frameset down tube…

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2011 Trek 1.2 Compact Bike

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Affordable, the 2011 Trek 1.2 Compact bike takes pride in its advanced features. Such features include the aluminum frame with a racer-friendly set up. Bontrager and Shimano provided the 2011 Trek 1.2 Compact with a competitive carbon fork and components, too.

With the Bontrager approved carbon fork, the Trek 1.2 Compact is lighter and stronger than its rivals. On the other hand, its Shimano gears allow for fast and impeccable changes. While the quality of the Trek 1.2 Compact is enhanced, its sporty feel is not compromised.

In terms of aesthetics, the 2011 Trek 1.2 Compact bike sports a beautiful bold white frame. Aside from that, the Trek 1.2 features a lot of stylish blue detailing on various components, which includes the cable wrapping. As a whole, it looks like a racing road bike that is worth a spot in every rider’s collection….

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