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Specialized S-Works Road Crank Arm Crank Lengths

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If you are looking for the best strength-to-weight crank, try Specialized S-Works Road Crank Arm. This third generation hollow carbon crank arm is stiff with its oversized alloy spindle, self-adjusting oversized 42 mm cartridge bearings, and new unidirectional carbon fiber finish. It also includes all hardware and is compatible with BB30 and specialized road frames with an oversized bottom bracket shell.

The Specialized S-Works Road Crank Arm is available at the lengths of 167.5, 170, 172.5, 175, 177.5, 180 mm, all at $250.00. Take note, however, that these crank length variations are insignificant. It is not a problem with average sized cyclists. But for tall cyclists, a crank that is 185 mm or longer is recommended. At the moment, there are a limited number of long cranks on the market. …

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Paul Components Road Cranks

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paul components road cranks   Paul Components Road Cranks

Pure and reliable describe Paul Components Road Cranks. Its crank arms are made from 2024 aluminum, which is a stronger and stiffer kind. Polished in high quality standards, Paul Road cranks are available in two lengths, 165mm and 170mm.

These cranks are built with four 7075 Aluminum chain ring bolts with T25 Torx heads bolt through the chain ring and into the reinforced spider on the crank arm, which all are ultimately made from a specially designed interlocking chain ring/crank interface. The threads are deeper and the spider is reinforced, which makes the assembly more intact.

Paul Road Cranks expresses the durability of the chain rings that are made out from 6.3mm aluminum plate. The chain rings, also in two patterns—the circles and Royal Flush, comes in six different sizes that you can choose from such as 32, 34, 36, 39, 46 and 48 tooth rings for circles and 46 and…

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2011 SRAM Red Rear Derailleur

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The year begins with a double treat for cycling enthusiasts with the 2011 SRAM Red Rear Derailleur that nicely complements the 2011 SRAM Red Front derailleur and boasts of Exact Actuation technology.

As with the front derailleur, the SRAM Red series rear derailleur gives a fluid performance thanks to the technology of Exact Actuation, which makes movement while riding more precise and provides level gear changes while running. With the EA system pulsing through your bike’s 2011 SRAM Red Rear Derailur, expect tighter cog spacing as well as exact cable tension.

The SRAM Red might have been based on an older model, that being the SRAM Force, but it’s got a lot of new tricks and improvements up its sleeve, including a lighter weight thanks to the carbon-fiber cage and carbon fiber inner link, which was added during manufacturing of the derailleur.

With a 153g mechanism consisting of outstanding components,…

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Retro 7-11 Jersey Spring 2011

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The 7-11 cycling team recreates its team jersey to celebrate its 30th anniversary. The Descente Retro 7-11 jersey features a hidden 14″ zipper and 3 back pockets. Its materials, Descente’s TEMPO fabric and a polyester fabric with mico waffle texture allow outstanding breathability and moisture management.

By purchasing one of these jerseys that will be available in the spring of 2011, you can own a piece of American history. Moreover, you will be helping LiveStrong, Lance Armstrong’s Foundation. The proceeds from the sale of the Retro 7-11 jerseys will be given to the said foundation.

The Retro 7-11 cycling jersey is released in honor of the cycling professionals who championed the establishment of a US team in the international field of cycling. These dedicated cycling professionals include Davis Phinney, Andy Hampsten, Alexi Grewal, Rebecca Twigg, Ron Keifel, Jim Ochowicz, and Bob Roll. Team 7-11 is now a major…

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2011 Torker Interurban

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Torker gives riders something to look forward to for the New Year with the 2011 Torker Interurban. The company known for outstanding mountain bikes has created a masterpiece that breaks boundaries and delivers maximum performance.

The 2011 Interurban is a road bike built on the foundation of versatility and reliability. The frame, Torker DB Cromoly 130mm Rear Spacing, is lightweight and is spacious in the rear area. Combining elements such as the geometry of another famous Torker bike, the U District plus a double-butted chromoly frame coupled with derailleurs, Shimano shifters, Alex wheels and dual pivot brakes making it the king of its kind.

The 2011 Torker Interurban also boasts of a lot of great innovations in the realm of road bikes. It sports a fork using a Hi-Ten 1-1/8 with a headset that utilizes a steel threadless 1-1/8. Both front and rear derailleurs are equipped with Shimano materials (Shimano 2300…

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SRAM Red Brakeset

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The major feature of the SRAM Red Brakeset is its dual pivot design. The dual pivot design with convex washers is race-proven and skelotonized. It is fully adjustable with the centering and spring tension screws. With its pure stopping power and modulation in a lightweight, aero package, this product is ideal for road cycling.

The dual pivot design of the SRAM Red Brakeset boosts the braking power and at the same time improves the modulation in a light and wind-cheating package. These brakes are made with combined materials of alloy pivot bolts, cold-forged aluminum arms, and a pad set that is easy to adjust. The materials provide maximum effectiveness along with minimum weight. Cold-forged aluminum arms have an aerodynamic profile that makes it super stiff. The upgraded modulation and power control are also feather-light and extremely weatherproof. With the easy-to-adjust pad holders, this weatherproofing allows super smooth action to…

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SRAM Red DoubleTap Controls Brake Lever + Shifter

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With DoubleTap and ZeroLoss, SRAM Red Controls allow smooth up and down shifts in one single motion. This is a highly upgraded DoubleTap version that is improved by a specific pawl geometry, which subsequently yields to zero-loss travel. With the DoubleTap mechanism, it is easy and fast to change gears, allowing for free awkward and bothersome gear shifting on a systems that involve two levers.

In just one quick and smooth motion, shifting is effortless and comfortable. When the desire to upshift or downshift arises, there’s no waiting for the shift to come. All that’s needed is a push on the lever and the cable is engaged in an instant. No movement is lost at all, so it is zero-loss.

Aside from the instant and precise gear changes, the SRAM Red Controls are made of great materials such as carbon brake lever, carbon shift levers, and titanium. Its carbon…

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