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2011 BeOne Raw Carbon Frames

2011 beone raw carbon frames   2011 BeOne Raw Carbon Frames

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

2011 ragley cragg vale winter frameset   2011 Ragley Cragg Vale Winter Frameset

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

shimano pd a530 pedals   Shimano PD A530 Pedals

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

2011 kinesis 415 tt frameset   2011 Kinesis 415 TT Frameset

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

2011 trek 1 2 compact bike   2011 Trek 1.2 Compact Bike

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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2011 Torm T6 Jersey

2011 torm t6 jersey   2011 Torm T6 Jersey

39% Merino and 61% polyester, the 2011 Torm T6 long-sleeve jersey is light and efficiently keeps essential body heat locked in and wicks moisture away from the skin thanks to the Sportwool and the T6′s cut. Along with the accurate sizings are an extended tail and sleeves long enough to stay down while on the bike.

Tailored specifically for bike riding, the 2011 Torm T6 long-sleeve jersey has great new features that include a drawstring waist and lock-down YKK zip with a chinguard. On the rear is a silicone gripper to keep the jersey in place. The Torm T6 also features subtle reflective strips, three well-sized pockets and two water resistant zip pockets that have looped zips for easy access.

As compared to the original jersey, all joins on the rear pockets of the 2011 Torm T6 jersey have been reinforced. Extra stitching has been added at each point where a…

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2011 Shimano 105 FC-5750 Crank

2011 shimano 105 fc 5750   2011 Shimano 105 FC 5750 Crank

The 2011 Shimano 105 FC – 5750 is a quality crank for road bikes. The crank was made sure to have a smooth rotation to ensure greater action. Built with an increased spacing between the plates to achieve a lower contact to the chain when switching to smaller gears, the 2011 Shimano 105 is very easy to install and set-up.

The crank comes with 10-speed cassette crown that features HOLLOWTECH II cranks, dual SIS compatibility, hyperdrive compatibility and a 50-34 tooth gear. The shoulder is made of aluminum material with adonized aluminum plates. The length of the arm is 170mm.

The 2011 Shimano 105 FC-5750 Crank approximately weighs 805 grams without secondary motion….

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