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Schwinn 2011 Cutter Fixed

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From Schwinn comes their 2011 Cutter fixed bike, which is available in Black or Pink/White/Green colors. This model features the Schwinn N’ Gauged Hi-Ten track frame, which assists in the bike’s durability and adds-up to its mode of style. Partnered with it is the N’ Gauged Cro-Mo TIG welded Unicrown fork.

The 2011 Schwinn Cutter has its own long-wearing wheels that spotlights a high-flange track hubs and a Alex DA 13 double-wall rims, 32 (hole rear) and 28 (hole front). Also, it comes with a couple of stainless’ 14 G spokes and pedals composed of nylon straps and steel toe clips from Kore.

The Cutter black version comes with grips out of the Schwinn Slim line kraton and for the pink/white/green version is the “S” Logo BMX kraton. This model also highlights its forged alloy crank with 46-tooth alloy chainring and 18-tooth cog/freewheel. Retail price for Cutter 2011 is $379, all…

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2011 Bianchi Infinito Coast to Coast Road Bike

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Bianchi now comes with its latest road models, namely the 2011 Infinito Athena, Infinito Ultegra and the Infinito.

The three variations of the Infinito are equipped with a couple of similar parts–a customized Fi’Zi:k Aliante Delta saddle, FSA SL-K Carbon- 31.6mm seatpost and an FSA Wing Compact handlebar, which has custom color and graphics, and its frameset.

Integrated brake levers, a headset by FSA Orbit CE plus, Bianchi FF35 K-Vid full carbon with Kevlar of 1 1/8”, Infinito Carbon K-Vid with Kevlar inserts are all found on the three bikes, too.

When it comes to the sprocket, Infinito Ultegra and Infinito 105 possess the same kind of Shimano 105 10sp 12/25, while Infinito Athena uses the Campagnolo Chorus 11sp UD 12/25.

Despite the similarities across Bianchi’s three models, there are plenty of differences–of course–such as brakes, chain, crankset, shifters, front and rear derailleurs. Infinito Athena and Ultegra come with the same…

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2011 Cannondale Claymore 1, 2, 3

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Cannondale 2011 Claymore once again features a three in a row of its own ultimate over-mountain mega bikes presenting, Claymore 1, 2, and 3.

Claymore 2011 1 makes use of a Mavic Crossmax SX, tubeless rims: 20mm front, 142 x 12mm rear hub and spokes. Along with those are the bottom bracket FSA BB30, FSA afterburner, BB30, 39/27 pedals, an SRAM X0 rear derailleur, SRAM x9 shifters and an Avid Elixir X0 Carbon, 203/185mm brakes.

Cannondale Claymore 2 now comes with Sun Ringle Charger Pro tubeless ready rims, 20mm front, 142 x 12mm rear hub and spokes. In addition to that is the SRAM BB30 bottom bracket, SRAM S1400, BB30, 39/26 pedals, a Shimano XT rear derailleur, Shimano SLX shifters and an Avid Elixir CR, 203/185mm brakes.

Claymore 3 utilizes a Sun EQ 27, 32 hole rim: formula, 20mm front, 142 x 12mm rear hub and a black DT Swiss Champion spokes….

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2011 Eclat BMX Tires: Escape, Controle, Comand

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Three new tires will be released in January-February 2011 from Eclat BMX. These are Escape, Controle and Comand. All of the models come in options of black, white or skin colored walls and have 120 tpi construction. The sizes available are 2.1 and 2.3.

Escape is a tire built for a smooth and fast ride over wood and pavement. It has the lowest rolling resistance over the rest of the new models. With square-cut lines and side grip divisions for wear and tear protection, the Escape has a flat profile made for a great ride.

Controle is best for all-around street and ramp. The wide center promotes fast rolling speeds while keeping maximum slip resistance with its side wall contours.

Comand features aggressive patterns for deep digging of the trail. It has a solid and bulky profile, which can take on rugged terrain and step heights.

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2011 Fuji D6 3.0 Triathlon

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Fuji now offers their new triathlon bike, the 2011 D6 3.0 model , which comes in colors Carbon or Fuji Red and is available in 7 sizes. A Fuji Carbon aero multi-positioning seat post gives you the speed needed with the help of an Oval ST-500 that also provide a three-position saddle.

The 2011 Fuji D-6 3.0 has an integrated road head set and stem part along with its handlebars and grips.

With its double water bottle mounts, internal cable routing, an extended seat tube, cupped head tube comes the High Modulus C-7 carbon main frame. Present is the Fuji Carbon aero monocoque fork with a 1 1/8” steerer plus internal routing.

Fuji 2011 D-6 3.0 triathlon bike retails for $4099 complete.

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2011 Santa Cruz Chameleon Hardtail

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“It can’t change color, and it’s made out of metal, but the name is still appropriate,” as Santa Cruz defines their newest model for 2011, the Chameleon Hardtail, which features a Lime Green colored aluminum metal frame. Other colors available would be in Powder Coat Black, White, Seabright Blue, Chocolate and Red.

The Santa Cruz 2011 Chameleon uses an eccentric 68mm BB shell made to handle forks from 10 to 160mm of travel that can cope-up with the tension of a 50-51mm chain line. It also provides a seat post of 30.9mm that must be supplied with a 34.9mm seat collar.

Frame weight is approximately 4.85lbs, with a price of £499. Santa Cruz recommends an 80-160mm fork range and a max tire width of 2.6”. 8” for a max rotor size can fit it well and give you a straight speed. Chameleon’s retail price–£1,399 with a weight of approx 27.36lbs.


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2011 Cinelli Best of Road Bike

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For 2011, Cinelli introduces its new completely upgraded Pro best of road bike, which is available in 5 sizes and full custom sizing. With available custom matching RAM design Cinelli’s Pro Best of road bike also comes with its historical Italo ’79 Black color option.

This 2011 Cinelli Best of road bike features a smoother front end and greater lateral stiffness furnished by its head set diameter of 1 1/8” to 1 ½” along with its 1 ½” to 1 1/8” Columbus Genius Monocoque fork. And with a DI2 compatible for internal cable routing.

The bike’s frame, Cinelli’s top-of-the-line offer, is a combination of Cinelli’s Strato and Pro Estrada’s Gran Fondo design, making it unique.

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