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2011 Marin Team CXR, Attack Trail, Mount Vision

2011 marin cxr team attack trail mount vision   2011 Marin Team CXR, Attack Trail, Mount Vision

For 2011, Marin introduces the CXR Team 29er, upgraded Attack Trail and Mount Vision models. The CXR Team is marin’s top end full carbon bike made from CXR-T3 carbon construction technique. The tubes are bonded after being formed and mitred with the carbon material to make the strength to weight ratio better. 2011 CXR Team will feature Formula R1 brakes, Shimano XTR groupset and Fox F-32 fork.

As for the 2011 Attack Trail, it now has a new forged one-piece bottom bracket with ISCG 05 mounts. It also has tapered headtube and 150mm travel. It still comes with the Quad Link 2.0 suspension system. Its high-end model the 6.9, comes with Fox Float 36 RLC fork, Maxxis Ardent tires and Fulcrum Red wheels. It also has SRAM X7/X9 components and Avid Elixir R brakes.

The 2011 Mount Vision gets updated with a tubeset that boasts of straighter lines and hydroformed tubes….

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2011 Fuji Declaration Fixed Gear

2011 fuji declaration fixed gear   2011 Fuji Declaration Fixed Gear

Traditionally, Fuji fixed bikes are track specific, but for 2011 the brand will introduce the Declaration.

The 2011 Fuji Declaration is your daily urban fixed commuter, not designed for tricks, but getting you to point A to B in fashion. Very minimal decals, with the Fuji logo on the bottom tube, and cursive “Declaration” on the top tube.

Using a Fuji forged alloy 46t crankset, 17t steel flip flop hub, Tektro R316 front and rear brakes, and Fuji retro saddle.

Weighing in at 24.50 pounds, the Fuji 2011 Declaration is a solid beginner bike. MSRP is between $500 – $550.

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2011 BMC Time Machine TT01, TT02 Time Trial

2011 bmc time machine tt01 tt02 time trial   2011 BMC Time Machine TT01, TT02 Time Trial

Dressed up as a complete at InterBike, the 2011 BMC Time Machine TT01 and TT02 is available only as a frameset.

First we introduce the 2011 BMC Time Machine TT01, which is manufactured in Switzerland using the 3-P system. The 3-P system collects all key measurements from cyclists, then the frame is manufactured for the individual. A part of the frameset is the BMC TT01 Carbon fork. One color scheme is available, passion red/naked carbon and a gloss finish.

Taking a step down from the TT01 is the 2011 BMC TT02. Built on stability, the BMC 2011 Time Machine TT02 uses a custom carbon seatpost, triple butted aluminum, and airfoil continuum. Also, only available as a frameset, the forks are Blade TT02. Colorways are offered in pure white/naked carbon and gloss finish.

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2011 S&M BTM Mike Hoder Signature Frame

2011 sm btm mike hoder signature frame   2011 S&M BTM Mike Hoder Signature Frame

Introducing the 2011 S&M BTM Mike Hoder Signature Frame. The 2011 BTM has hit retailers across the globe. The best way to describe the frame is “a beefy street frame”.

If you’ve watched Mike Hoder ride, you know a strong frame is needed. Both parties came together to create the sturdy 2011 S&M BTM bmx street frame. Three sizes are available: 20.75 (4.65 lbs), 21 (4.675 lbs), and 21.25 (4.678 lbs).

The frame is constructed of butted true temper SuperTherm tubing, 11.5″ bottom bracket, and 8.75″ standover. Even with the bigger rear end, the 2011 S&M BTM will fit a 2.3 tire and 32 sprocket.

Available in translucent gold, translucent green, and translucent black, all colorways feature a raw finish. Retail price is $369.

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2011 Raleigh SSCXWC Cross Bike

2011 raleigh sscxwc cross bike   2011 Raleigh SSCXWC Cross Bike

Once again in 2011, Raleigh and SSCXWC will come together to produce a limited edition cross bike.

Limited indeed, only forty 2011 Raleigh SSCXWC framesets will release, while one lucky individual will win a complete bike suited with Shimano components and a Gates Carbon belt drive.

Both Raleigh and SSCXWC did a excellent job meeting cyclocross racers needs, with tapered seat stays and a flat top tube for shouldering. The dropouts are removable so a Gates carbon belt drive can be added if desired.

Dipped in SSCXWC team colors, the total weight for the frameset is 1,050 grams. Retail price is $1,200.

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2011 Rocky Mountain Flatline World Cup + Pro

2011 rocky mountain flatline world cup pro   2011 Rocky Mountain Flatline World Cup + Pro

Two models are a part of the 2011 Rocky Mountain Flatline series for 2011: the World Cup and Pro.

Rocky Mountain‘s 2011 Flatline World Cup and Pro was developed by Thomas Vanderham and Sabrina Jonnier. Both ride for the Maxxis-Rocky Mountain World Cup team.

The 2011 Flatline World Cup and Pro use 8 inches of travel. Since most downhill riders want their weight low, Rocky Mountain uses the LC2R (low center counter rotating system), allowing cyclists to achieve just that.

The 2011 Flatline World Cup and Pro models feature Rocky Mountain’s patented head tube mitering process, fusing the top tube and down tube at the junction. The process adds for a lighter and stiffer ride.

The Rocky Mountain 2011 Flatline World Cup has a Fox 40 RC2 front suspension, DHX RC4 rear shock, Shimano Saint Drivetrain and brakes, and DT Swiss EX 500 tubeless rims. Releasing in red/white, the…

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2011 Scott Addict RC Road Bike

2011 scott addict rc road bike   2011 Scott Addict RC Road Bike

Mark Cavendish won 5 stages in the 2010 Tour de France on the Scott Addict RC, and Scott dealers should be receiving the 2011 model soon.

The 2011 Scott Addict RC weighs in at 14.32 pounds, with the frame and fork constructed of HMX-Net fiber, and IMP 3 tech. The bike is staked with Shimano Dura Ace drivetrain, and a mixture of Ritchey Superlogic – WCS carbon components.

A smooth ride is provided by Mavic Ksyrium SL wheelset, and Continental Grand Prix 4000 tires. Colors on the 2011 Addict RC are black, yellow, and white, which are the same as the HTC Columbia – Scott team jerseys.

Retail price is at $8,999.

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