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2011 Trek Gary Fisher Paragon Hardtail

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Gary Fisher now features a model of his 29er hardtail collection along with Trek’s support in 2011. They call it the 2011 Trek Gary Fisher “Paragon” Hardtail, which featurs the Pro Aluminum 29er frame (6066 buttered & hydroformed), E2 head tube, a press-fit BB, G2 29” in geometry.

Paragon comes in 5 sizes you can choose from. An offset crown of 51mm, 100mm travel, and custom geometry with a Fox F100 RL 29 E2 steerer forms the front suspension of the model. Bontrager completes most of the wheelset on the mtb, from the FCC front hub to the Mustang Disc 29 32/28- hole rims and tires of 29-2, 29×2.1”, and a Shimano for its rear hub.

Other components also from Bontrager are the saddle, seat post, handlebars and stem. The hydraulic brakeset is out of Avid Bixir 5, 6 bolt: G3 185mm front and 160mm rear motors.

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Norco 2011 Jubei SL 29er

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2011 Norco Jubei SL debuts for XC racing, singletrack and trail riding. It features a 29er frame made from high modulus carbon and comes with a Shimano 30speed drivetrain with a XT rear derailleur.

The carbon hardtail carries Norco’s HTR (High Toughness Resin) technology. This is a resin used in all 2011 carbon frames, exclusively for Norco, which makes the Jubei SL 20% stronger against any impact and damage. It also has thermoplastic mesh laminate in areas of the frame to takes on more stress.

At 11.02 kgs, the white carbon Norco Jubei SL is equipped with Avid Elixir brakes, a Ritchey Pro 2Bolt seat post, WTB Silverado Team saddle, FSA Orbit headset with 15mm spacer and a 680mm Norco SL 29er flat bar.

To complete the Jubei SL is an Easton 29″ EA70XC wheels and Rockshox Reba RLT tapered steerer. Retail price is around $3175….

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2011 Specialized Tarmac SL3 Road

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For 2011, Specialized puts emphasis on its Tarmac SL3, which includes six different models. The six are Enumerated as followed: S-Works Tarmac SL3 SRAM ($7400) in Gloss White/Navy Blue color, S-Works Tarmac SL3 LTD ($9400) in Satin Carbon/Gloss White/Neon Red color, S-Works Tarmac SL3 Dura-Ace ($7700) in the same colors with LTD, Tarmac SL3 Pro SRAM ($4700) in Gloss White/Black/Red finish, Tarmac SL3 Pro Dura-Ace ($5000) in Satin Carbon/Neon Blue/White color, and last but not the least, the Tarmac SL3 Expert Double ($3600) available in Carbon/Gloss White/Red touch.

The first three among the six road bikes carry the same carbon frames known as the “notorious Pro Tour-dominating SL3 FACT IS 11r”, which has a phenomenal stiffness to weight ratio, with a tapered head tube and an OSBB carbon shell. It has been a popular choice for cyclists Fabian Cancellara and Alberto Contador. All six models come ready to race for…

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2011 Giro Giro d’ Italia Route

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17 regions—starting from Venaria Reale Torino and finishing off at Milano-Piazza Duomo cathedral, includes a total of 23 days–21 race days, 2 rest days. Expect 4 flat stages, 6 medium mountain stages, 8 mountain stages, 8 mountaintop finishes, a 45k individual time trialing, 21.5k team time trialing, yet an unknown number of categorized climbs (cat 2, 1 and HC) and an overall distance of 3498k now comes the most awaited 2011 Giro d’Italia Route. Celebrating 150 years of unification, Dir. Angelo Zomegnan makes this one a distinctive, innovative and above all difficult race, making a full tour of the country.

The tour also includes a stage in Reggio Emilia the Italian Tricolor flag’s birthplace; a dirt-track finish at the top of the 18.5km, 9.2% climb of the Colle de Finestre; and a trip to the tip of Italy’s boot into Sicily.

Mentioning the double climb at Etna volcano in one…

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Cannondale 2011 CAADX Cyclocross Bike

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Cannondale welcomes us their 2011 versions of a cyclocross bike, the 2011 Cannondale CAADX.

The SRAM Rival and 105 both possess the same bike frame–a CAADX cyclocross, optimized 6061 alloy, BB30–while Tiagra has the same but lacks the third one. All three cyclocross bikes use the same fork, rims, hubs, spokes, tires, pedals, seat post, saddle and headset.

On the other side, the three differ in cranks, brakes, and brake levers. The CAADX 105 and Tiagra possesses the same stem, which is a Cannondale C4, 31.8mm whereas SRAM Rival makes use of a Cannondale C3, 31.8mm stem.

A bottom bracket out of FSA BB30 and a Control Tech Elite handlebar can be seen on both the SRAM Rival and 105 ‘cross bike, as the Tiagra makes use of a FSA mega Exo and Cannondale C4 compact respectively.

The 2011 Cannondale CAADX SRAM Rival comes in a race red (gloss) color, CAADX…

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Felt 2011 ZW5 Womens Road Bike

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Felt is stacked in its women cycling department, one of which is the 2011 ZW5 model. Its frame uses Felt’s very own 950g FIT WOMAN specific UHC advanced MMC carbon fiber, which is available in four different sizes. The frame hosts 3KP weave, external cable routing and forged aluminum dropouts.

Mostly Shimano 105 products could be seen on this road bike. The ZW5 comes accompanied by an aluminum rim with machined UB control for braking and a wear indicator laced 28H radial.

All Felt FITWoman products such as the ZW5 include a detailed combination of women’s design-specific geometry, tube length, frame material lay-up and many more. UHC advanced can be found here offering the best combination of value and performance; ZW5 uses a vibration reducing carbon fiber that improves controls and lessens overall fatigue for a smoother quality ride.

Felt highlights its 2011 ZW5 in a Gloss Pearl White and Clear…

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2011 Specialized Enduro EVO MTB

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The 2011 Specialized Enduro Expert EVO model comes with a specialized command post that has a 3-position 125mm adjustable-height seatpost to fit comfortably. With it is a remote operated lever that can change riding positions. It has a seat binder that comes in the color of black, which composes a 34.9mm clamp ID, 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR.

A M5 alloy fully manipulated frame with ORE TT/DT, sealed cartridge bearing pivots and a replaceable derailleur hanger is used. This 160mm travel is also designed with a tapered headtube. This mtb comes with not just that, but also possesses a headtube measurements of 1 1/8 and 1.5” Threadless, campy style upper and a 1.5” lower with cartridge bearings.

The 2011 Enduro Evo MTB features a FOX DHX RC2 coil over piggy back designed rear shock with rebound and compression adjustments and control on the bottom for better handling. This mountain…

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