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2011 Felt F1 Road Bike

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2011 felt f1 300x225   2011 Felt F1 Road BikeFelt F1 in 2011 meant several changes from the 2010 model. It welcomes the BB30 bottom bracket shell and new proprietary removable polyurethane bladders. The F1 frame is made from a special carbon fiber material which features no fillers for its tubes. It also has molded hollow carbon fiber dropouts.

From 900g, the 2011 Felt F1 now weighs at 800g in a 56cm frame. It also features a fork with tapered steerer.

The F1 also highlights modified tubes which shows varying shapes. Top tubes and down tubes are shaped like a square as it is found at the head tube. However, the top tube becomes round towards the area where it connects to the seat tube. As for the down tube, it is round on its midsection and then reverts back to the square-like share at the bottom bracket area.

Felt successfully finds a way to outdo its 2010 F1 with the…

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Eleven Gear Poseur Cycling Kits

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eleven gear poseur cycling kits   Eleven Gear Poseur Cycling Kits

In honor of the 1966 Poseur cycling team, Eleven Gear releases cycling kits. Available in the Eleven Gear Poseur set is the Velo Poseur Skinsuit, Velo Poseur Bidon water bottle, Velo Poseur Team Socks, Velo Poseur Team Cycling Cap, Velo Poseur Team Bib Shorts, and Poseur Jersey (men and women’s available).

Certain kits are available, for example if you purchase the Velo Poseur Jersey, you will also receive the cycling cap for $77. Also, a full kit is available with two water bottles at $165. You can choose from a size XS to 3x.

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Sugoi Versa Jacket

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sugoi versa jacket 223x300   Sugoi Versa Jacket The Versa Jacket from Sugoi is the essential lightweight jacket for the weather conscious cyclist. Made from a new material argon fabric, the jacket already has a built-in weather resistant finish which offers breathable qualities through its microfiber construction.

The Sugoi Versa Jacket features detachable sleeves. Although this design is anything but new, Sugoi makes use of 10 magnets to keep the sleeves on as well as to make it easy to remove from the main sleeves. Sugoi chose the magnets over the dual zipper technology since the latter takes up too much time to put back on or off. With this option, you can change the jacket accordingly as the weather conditions changes from warm to cool or from dry to wet.

The Versa Jacket has excellent ventilation through the vents at the back. It also has two zip pockets in the front and one at the back to store…

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Cyglo Night Bright Tyres

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night bright tyres 223x300   Cyglo Night Bright TyresCyglo’s Night Bright Tyres are the newest innovative approach to bicycle safety on the road. Using LED bulbs built in the tire treads, the cyclist simply switches on a motion sensor within the tire which activates the LED bulbs and then your tires can be seen rolling on the road under various lighting conditions.

For increased visibility on the road, the LED bulbs can be turned on permanently or it can be on a flashing mode. As you ride your bike, the flashing lights form a circle, illuminating your tires on the road. As you pedal, there is a transfer of power which is also used to power up the bulbs.

Newly patented by its founder James Tristram in UK and US, Cyglo Night Bright Tires brings bicycle safety on the road to a new level. It recently won a contest in BBC and inventors are now looking for partners to…

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Rapha Lightweight Jersey

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rapha lightweight jersey 300x169   Rapha Lightweight JerseyRapha designs a jersey that molds itself like skin to the user called the Lightweight Jersey. It is specifically designed to keep you cool and looking good on extreme conditions of warm weather and hot rides.

Made from merino and polyester, the Lightweight Jersey features a breezy and feather-weight eyelet Sportwool exclusive to Rapha products. The jersey has a way of regulating your body temperature when worn. This is an advantage to your performance as it keeps you from getting too warm with its breathable fabric.

The Lightweight Jersey has a full-length zipper with lock-down puller to keep you secure when riding. It has two large cargo pockets and a unique mesh ballast pocket. With a valuables pocket and embroidered logo on the left sleeve, The Rapha Lightweight Jersey comes in colors of cool light blue and white.

Sizes available are from XS to XXL with a retail price of $175.00.

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Scott CR1 Pro 2010 Bike

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scott cr1 pro bike 300x225   Scott CR1 Pro 2010 BikeThe CR1 frame from Scott gets tweaked to become suited for comfortable day rides and sportives. It gets a new paint job with lacquer while the Scott’s Shock Damping System is evident in its seat and chain stays as well as the all-carbon fork.

The Scott CR1 promises a smooth ride with rear stays modified to withstand high amplitude and frequency of use. All in all, keeping the entire frame controlled and stiff in vertical compliance.

Making sure that comfort is at its best, Scott’s Road Comfort frame dimensions features a top tube relatively shorter than its Road Race specs. For a size L, you’ll get 5mm and is complimented by a higher head tube; about 20mm. True to its high performance geometry, the CR1 highlights a more relaxed riding position to accommodate your average urban cyclist.

The CR1 range has five models. The CR1 Pro is equipped with the Shimano 6700…

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2011 Giro Helmets

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2011 seems to be a great year for Giro, first they debut the Xar Helmet, but a new retention system called Roc Loc 5 will appear on the 2011 models.

Comparing the Roc Loc 5 to the previous retention device, the Roc Loc 5 is 40% lighter. More importantly, you can adjust the system with one hand, plus better vertical adjustment. Tested well over 6,000 cyclists in the Giro lab, and the verdict was the system is more durable. Six different road and mountain bike helmets will release in 2011 from Giro, which will use the Roc Loc 5.

The 2011 Giro road helmets are the Ionos, Atmos, Advantage 2, and Saros. 2011 Giro mountain helmets include the Xar, Athlon, and Hex.

First off we have Giro flagship helmet, the Ionos, which retails for $235. 2011 Ionos is the lightest (due to the Roc Loc 5) and…

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