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Bianchi Classic, Vintage, Celeste Italian Championship Cycling Caps

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bianchi classic vintage celeste italian championship cycling caps   Bianchi Classic, Vintage, Celeste Italian Championship Cycling Caps

Bianchi has a long history in cycling, 125 years worth. This not only shows within the Bianchi bicycle line, but in its apparel too, including four new cycling caps Bianchi released.

The four new Bianchi cycling caps are the Classic, Vintage, Celeste and Italian Championship. All the caps live up to their names.

The Classic cycling cap is made of Bianchi’s timeless wool jersey material and comes in white/blue. The Vintage cap uses white/black as its colors and is made of cotton. The Celeste cap is Bianchi’s traditional cap, with the logo placed across the front. Last but not least is the Italian Championship cap, featuring the Italy flag colors and the Bianchi logo under the bill, on the front, and sides.

You can buy any of the cycling caps at Bianchi for $19.50 each.

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2011 Colnago iPad App

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2011 colnago ipad app   2011 Colnago iPad App

Colnago can now be accessed from the iPad through an application created by Future plc. The free iPad app can be downloaded for free through iTunes. It shows the history of Colnago with spectacular photos and bits of trivia.

The iPad app also features the technology behind the success of Colnago bicycles. The 2011 bike models are placed on the tip of your fingers, up close and personal. The Colnago C59 Italia is only one among the many bikes this software offers. The gallery of photos includes the Bbox team caught in action on the road or on different tours plus different bikes throughout the years.

The 2011 Colnago iPad App is only 300 MB and requires iOS 3.2 or later version.

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Bianchi 125th Anniversary Socks

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bianchi 125th anniversary socks   Bianchi 125th Anniversary Socks

This year, Bianchi celebrates 125 years of cycling. Commemorating this huge milestone, Bianchi released a pair of socks.

The Bianchi 125th Anniversary Socks are a collaborative effort with Sock Guy, who is known for its active wear socks. The collabo’ sock features “125″ in green, white and red (Italy’s flag colors), Bianchi logo by the heel, Celeste green markings, and Sock Guy branded by the toes.

With Christmas right around the corner, the Bianchi 125th Anniversary socks are a great stocking stuffer. MSRP is $13….

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2011 Jamis Satellite

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2011 jamis satellite   2011 Jamis Satellite

Jamis reinforces the idea of steel in 2011 as a steady and most capable platform when it comes to road bikes with the Satellite. Using Reynolds 520 double-butted chromoly main tubes, the Satellite is further made rider-specific with Jamis’ SST tubing diameters.

The steel frame is matched with a full carbon composite fork with forged alloy dropouts and single eyelets. The 2011 Satellite features a sloping top tube design and double-tapered cromo stays. The 1 1/8″ headset houses NVO components, Ritchey handlebar and stem with a Jamis bar tape and Touring Sport saddle and satin steel rails.

The rest of the classic design is Shimano Tiagra derailleurs, SRAM cassette and an FSA Vero triple crankset with sealed cartridge bottom bracket. For stopping power, the 2011 Satellite has Tektro dual-pivot calipers with Shimano Sora levers. Keeping your ride running smooth are Mavic wheels, Formula alloy hubs and Vittoria Zaffiro tires.

The steel wonder…

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Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 Satellite Shifter

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Aimed for sprinters, Shimano launches a new satellite shifter, the Dura-Ace Di2 SW-7372. The product allows for quick gear shifting at the rear, which is especially advantageous during sprints and riding on drops.

The new satellite shifter enables the rider to maintain a firm grip on the handlebar while manipulating gear shifting and could be installed right alongside the electronic shifter as a multiple shift option. Shimano enjoys this edge over the cable operated shifting option mounted anywhere on the handlebar. This has proved to be very effective for climbers, time trialist and triathletes, allowing them to shift on either end of the aerobar extensions.

The new Dura-Ace Di2 SW-7372 is soon to be released on February 2011….

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BioLogic iPhone 4 Bike Mount

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Dahon Biologic releases a new product for the iPhone 4, the Bike Mount. The polycarbonate case is actually an upgraded version of the existing Bike Mount but with modifications to accommodate the iPhone 4.

The Bike Mount is used to hold the iPhone 4 on the bike”s handlebars, allowing the rider to navigate the iPhone 4 with ease and convenience.

A RidgeSeal case turns the Bike Mount into a durable phone holder that can take on all types of elements found outside. A welded touch sensitive film protects the Taciturn, even shy, he does not really need outward signs of stardom like a hard-line leo love horoscope would. iPhone 4 when in use. To make it resistant to shock, a silicone lining was also implemented on the inside of the case.

Similar to the last Bike Mount, the iPhone 4 version can pivot for a wider landscape or portrait…

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Vittoria Hora Road Shoe

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The Hora from Italy’s Vittoria is a carbon sole shoe that provides a well ventilated fit when used for road bike racing. It has a Lorica microfiber upper with inserts of reinforced carbon and nylon mesh for good air flow.

The carbon sole is actually Vittoria’s UD carbon “Freccia tricolore”. This features an overall thickness of 3mm that supports your foot when you pedal, giving it enough rigidity in all the right places and corresponding comfort on areas that do not require stress. The road shoe possesses a cleat fixing slot and a special paint finish for better grip, too.

The Vittoria Hora uses a rotary ratchet mechanism that lets the nylon cord lace up with a small lever on the upper. A buckle strap across the upper, right above the knob is added for more security. It weighs 265g and retails for €249.

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