The Specialized Stumpjumper FSR is self proclaimed “the most well-rounded mountain bike available,” and for good reason. It utilizes a carbon frame with full suspension, and is very light and stiff. The Specialized/Fox AFR Brain rear shock with Brain Fade and adjustable rebound helps mash pedaling efficiency with bump compliance for the best ride possible. The Specialized FutureShock S140TA fork with 140-115mm adjustable travel takes care of the front end, and Roval Control SL XC wheels are lightweight but sturdy for maximum durability. DT Swiss Aerolite bladed spokes, along with the stiff and oversize axle means that the Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 2010 Mountain Bike is ready for any off road mission….
The Masi Speciale 2010 Road Bike is not your average race bicycle. The Speciale is a mixture of both old and new, sporting a retro steel frame and fork. The components are up-to-date, making this retro and new-school mixture a force to recon with. The Masi Speciale’s frame is built using double butted 4130 chromoly steel, with a lugged chromoly steel fork. It also uses Shimano 105 shifters, with front and rear derailleurs. The bike is powered by a Truvativ Elita C2.0 crankset with compact chainrings and an integrated bottom bracket. A Ritchey Pro Zeta wheelset and Ritchey Pro Logic handlebars and stem complete the package. The Masi Speciale also sports a friendly price tag of $1,675….
The Black Mamaba Rapid Adjust seat post, from Rase, lowers and raises the seat for you with nothing more than the pull of a mini-lever. The seat automatically raises or lowers up to nine inches for you on the fly! The shaft itself is supported by a small diameter coil spring which extends when you lower the post. There are 20 individually drilled stops, which are locked into place by a sprung pin. You can purchase the Rase Black Mamba Rapid Adjust seat post at Rase Bike for $349.
Total Square LLC, a software company based out of Austin, TX, has released an iPhone app that would greatly benefit mountain bikers all over the US. The app is called Mountain Bike Trails, and it gives detailed directions to over 5,000 mountain bike trails across the country. The app was built by mountain bikers specifically for mountain bikers. With the Mountain Bike Trails iPhone App, you and your friends will never get lost looking for somewhere to ride! Head over to iTunes to purchase this app for $4.99.
Via Bike Rumor….
Introducing the Cinelli Gazzetta, a fixed gear columbus butted steel tube frameset. The Gazzetta will come in purple, green, yellow, and dark gray. Featuring traditional track bike geometry, the Cinelli Gazzetta is a messengers dream machine. Cinelli will offer the frameset in even sizes, from 50cm through 60cm. Unfortunately, these are not available yet. You’ll have to wait until early next year according to Cinelli.
Kryptonite, the creators of the famous U-Lock, are changing the game once again with their Modulus Security System. Throughout a cyclist’s busy day, he or she may have to make several stops. A myriad of different situations would make locking up your bike with a standard U-Lock or other locking mechanism a pretty tough task. There may come times when you must lock up to a full bike rack, or when you must lock up to a tree, pole, or other stationary object. The Kryptonite Modulus Security System is here to solve the problem with their line of innovative cable locks. The Modulus system adapts to just about any situation, with its adjustable length with two locking ports. A double dead bolt mechanism holds the two cable ends in place, and a spring loaded design allows each end to be locked and removed independently….
Another competitively priced track bike is this Fuji Feather, a new Fuji model for 2010. Retailing at only $650, the Fuji Feather comes at a bargain to all Fuji fixed gear lovers. The Fuji Feather features an all steel frame, lugged forks, and a traditional track look. These just dropped in stores a few weeks ago. The Feather fixed gear is available in a variety of paint schemes and sizes, including a 44cm 650 size.