Bike Reviews

2012 Barracuda Blackfin Road Bike


2012 barracuda blackfin road bike   2012 Barracuda Blackfin Road Bike
Complete Meditation Package
Barracuda Bikes has released a smooth road racing machine called Blackfin for 2012. Along with its lightweight alloy road frame are shifters and derailleurs from Shimano and alloy calliper brakes, which offer precision and maximum speed on the road.

Everything in Blackfin is especially selected to make road rides as efficient as possible. Its alloy 36h double wall wheels come with front QR hubs, which are also alloy. Other road-specific features include the 700c steel road fork and 700 x 28c road pattern tires that are made with white walls.

Smooth ride quality on the road is guaranteed by the impressive qualities of the 2012 Barracuda Blackfin Road Bike. For those who are fond of long country rides and long sportives, as well as quick sprints, the Blackfin is the ideal machine.


Read More…

2012 Specialized Vita Elite Womens Hybrid Commuter Bike

2012 specialized vita elite womens hybrid commuter bike   2012 Specialized Vita Elite Womens Hybrid Commuter Bike

For 2012, Specialized has a new hybrid commuter bike for women riders called Vita Elite. All-day performance is guaranteed efficient, smooth, and fast, thanks to its nine-speed Shimano triple drivetrain, ultra light and fully manipulated E5 alloy frame, and carbon fork.

With fitness geometry, the E5 alloy frame guarantees high speed from the road bike, excellent versatility, and low commotion. A forgiving ride and fast, receptive road feel is achieved by the FACT carbon/alloy fork that comes with Zertz inserts. Its Specialized Nimbus tires make the bike ideal for city or open road rides.

Featuring a flat bar, the 2012 Specialized Vita Elite Womens Hybrid Commuter Bike can tackle open roads, commuting, and exercising with confidence and maximum comfort. Other features include wide tire clearance, internal routing, tapered head tube, and rack/mudguard mounts for versatility.

Read More…

2012 Novara Randonee Bike

2012 novara randonee bike   2012 Novara Randonee Bike

Novara has introduced a new touring bike called Randonee for 2012. Front and rear racks and fenders can be accommodated by the brake arm spacing of its classic touring Reynolds 520 chromoly frame.
During long road days, comfort is guaranteed by a shaped and padded riveted leather saddle.

Heavy cargos can be carried by the frame with reliable steel strength and stability, making the ride quality very smooth. For a very low gear option, a maximum of 36t rear cog can be accommodated by the SRAM X7 rear derailleur to make it easier to handle a full load in mountain passes.

Designed to tackle the challenges of epic rides, the 2012 Novara Randonee Bike has a consistent stopping power provided by its Tektro linear-pull brakes. With puncture-resistant Vittoria Randonneur tires and durable Robust Mavic A319S 36-hole rims, tackling long miles can be fun.

Read More…

2012 Marin Mount Vision XM6 and XM7 Mountain Bikes

2012 marin mount vision xm6 and xm7 mountain bikes   2012 Marin Mount Vision XM6 and XM7 Mountain Bikes

For 2012, Marin Bikes has redesigned two of its mountain bikes, which are the Mount Vision XM6 and XM7 models. The major change in the bikes is the brand new frameset. Both of the bikes have a 6061 aluminum main frame and swing arm.

Both models are reliable mountain bikes. Ascents and descents are both comfortably tackled by the XM6, which is a certified do-it-all machine. For those who enjoy uphill pounding, the XM7 guarantees efficient pedaling position from its supreme stability.

For speed and terrain management, the 2012 Marin Mount Vision XM6 and XM7 Mountain Bikes use Quad Link 3.0 140mm suspension system. The XM6 has Fox Float RL rear shocks with lockout and rebound adjustment while the XMS has Fox Float RP2 with rebound adjustment and dual position ProPedal lever.

Read More…

2012 Hiplok Biker Belt Lock

2012 hiplok biker belt lock   2012 Hiplok Biker Belt Lock

Hiplok, an innovative bike product developer, has released one of the more interesting cycling items for 2012, which is a new chain lock with an adjustable buckle. Designed to be worn as a belt, this robust steel chain of a bike lock has a toughened chain concealed inside a nylon sleeve that feels like a seatbelt.

Aside from its hassle-free D-ring padlock and chain system, the biker belt lock has an excellent waist size adjustment. The belt can be worn without having to lock it with a key while riding. What the rider needs to do at a stop is secure it on the bike and around a pole with the padlock after unhooking it.

Urban cyclists will surely find the 2012 Hiplok Biker Belt Lock very useful. Weighing in at 4kg, this belt-lock fits riders with 26in to 44in waists. It will be available in different colors….

Read More…

2012 Orange ST4 Mountain Bike Frame

2012 orange st4 mountain bike frame   2012 Orange ST4 Mountain Bike Frame

One of the latest mountain bike frames released by Orange Bikes for 2012 is the ST4. Designed for standard cross-country riders in mind, the frame offers a responsive trail handling and efficient pedaling. It guarantees speed during descents as well.

In order to create a very smooth 110mm of travel, a low leverage ratio is used by the ST4. It runs running a 190mm custom tuned Fox RP23 shock instead of a shorter 165 mm shock. With a single pivot linkage actuated design, a flawlessly controlled progressive 100mm of travel is achieved.

With its excellent short travel and weight, the 2012 Orange ST4 Mountain Bike Frame is the ideal platform on which riders can put their own specs together. In terms of geometry, the frame features a classic that is updated with the lateral stiffness of the chassis and an integrated linkage development.

Read More…

2012 Giant Seek 1 City Bike

2012 giant seek 1 city bike   2012 Giant Seek 1 City Bike

Another good-looking, tough, and efficiently designed city bike from Giant Bicycles for 2012 is the Seek 1. Although constructed from supple and light thin-walled tubing, its frame is still as durable and as strong as heavier frames.

Aside from firm positioning of a mountain bike, the Seek 1 has several excellent features to be proud of. These include its tough frame guards and fast-rolling 700c tires. Moreover, visibility is enhanced by its reflective styling while ultimate braking power is guaranteed by its Shimano Hydraulic disc brakes.

Bruises and bumps can be easily endured by the 2012 Giant Seek 1 City Bike, thanks to its lightweight but sturdy Aluxx alloy frame, fork, and rack and fender mounts. This is the ideal machine for riders who are seeking adventure with style.

Read More…

Page 86 of 558« First...102030...8485868788...100110120...Last »