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Five Ten FREERIDER Zebra Shoes

five ten freerider zebra shoes   Five Ten FREERIDER Zebra Shoes

Are you a downhill mountain bike racer? Or a flat pedal rider looking for the latest ultimate performance shoes? If you are, ttake a look at the Five Ten Freerider Zebra Shoes. You might wrongly recognize it as a designer’s shoes because of its exquisite and unique design. Its details are over the top reinforced stitching that comes with protective toe boxes and action leather uppers, which make these shoes the number one choice of the UCI mountain bike World Champions. As the saying goes “Stealth soles stick to pedals like duct tape.” It is made out from synthetic leather material that features Stealth soles. Available in six different sizes, the Five Ten Freerider Zebra Shoes is expected to be out in the market this March 2011.

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2011 Eastern Bikes Nightwasp Bike

2011 eastern bikes nightwasp bike   2011 Eastern Bikes Nightwasp Bike

Before anyone could become a pro, everybody must start at the beginning as a beginner. And the 2011 Nightwasp bike is perfectly designed for beginners who wants to learn the ride of BMX.  

It is a great quality bike with a 1020 steel Nightwasp frame, boasting of high-tensile strength, along with 1020 Nightwasp forks of high-tensile strength. Built with 175mm Eastern shaft cranks, 3pc tubular chromoly heat-treated, it features a 45/45 internal sealed bearing headset. Comes in two colors to choose from – white matt and black matt.

SPROCKET
NEW! Eastern Phorcys 25T steel

TIRE FRONT
Eastern Curb Monkey 20″ x 2.3″ OEM Version

TIRE REAR
Eastern Curb Monkey 20″ x 2.3″ OEM Version

REAR BRAKES
Forged Alloy U-Brake / Straight Cable /Forged Alloy lever, Designed for U-Brakes

SEAT CLAMP
Nitrous Forged Alloy Clamp

STEM
Forged Alloy Front Load

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2011 Wethepeople Avenger 24”

2011 wethepeople avenger 24   2011 Wethepeople Avenger 24”

As Wethepeople Bike Company has said—nothing could be more flexible than its 2011 Avenger 24”. You can ride it anyway you’d like, a cruiser? Have it your way.

Designed with a full CrMo frameset that handles like a 20” when pushed, it features a butted down tube and tapered forks of 4130 CrMo fork with a 1pc bulged CrMo steerer.

Built with éclat Gonzo pivotal and éclat Surge PC pedals, all driven by that 25t/10t gearing, the 2011 Wethepeople Avenger 24” comes with Odyssey tires, Salt Plus CNC’d sprocket and stem and double wall rims all round.

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2011 WeThePeople Scorpio Frame

2011 scorpio frame   2011 WeThePeople Scorpio Frame

Built with an alloy of butted seamless 4130 chromium and molybdenum tubing, the 2011 WeThePeople Scorpio frame, weighs 2.32kg (5.11lbs) with a CNC machined and heat treated headtube. The frame is specially made with new and improved replacement brake hardware that comes with an invest cast WeThePeople slim seatclamp. The tapered downtube of 34mm to 38mm at the headtube is made stronger.

This is another masterpiece from WeThePeople Bike Company. The Scorpio frame is more than just a frame that could capture the eyes of BMX riders.

Coming in four different colors such as flat black, matt pearl red, matt pearl teal and matt gold, the WeThePeople Scorpio frame is one of the frames to watch out for in 2011.

TOPTUBE
20.25″, 20.5″, 20.75″, 21″ or 21.25″

CHAINSTAY LENGTH
13.25″ (20.25″TT, 20.5″TT, 20.75″TT & 21″TT), 13.75″ (21.25″TT) (exact for 25/9t)

ANGLES
HT: 75°, ST: 71°

DROPOUTS
lasercut, 5mm, 4130 crmo, heat-treated

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2011 Marin Quad XC Series

2011 quad xc series   2011 Marin Quad XC Series

The New Year celebration isn’t over yet or at least not for Marin Bikes California who has introduced one of their latest models, theMarin 2011 Quad XC Series. This bike was announced last August 2010 but with less information and many people were left with unanswered questions.

Marin Quad XC Series bikes are built with a new Hydro Light II Frame and 100mm travel Quad 2.0 suspension system that comes with a new and low profile Y link design. Take note that all rift models are made for power and speed. The series features short chainstays and elevated swingarms that provide immediate energy transfer to the rear wheel, which gives ample tire clearance when racing through muddy and challenging trails.

First stop, in super white gloss with cyan blue and black decals, is the Rift Zone XC8 with a 6061 aluminum frame and front suspension of Fox 32 F100RL;…

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2011 Fox Helmets, Gloves, Jerseys, Knee + Arm Pads

2011 fox helmets gloves jerseys klnee arm pads2   2011 Fox Helmets, Gloves, Jerseys, Knee + Arm Pads

There’s no doubt that Fox has delivered several goods last year, and this year is no exception. To start off 2011 right, Fox has released several new products such a helmets, cycling gloves, jerseys and knee and arm pads.

New helmets have been released, including the Flux helmet, built with an outer shell that covers and protects the EPS from dings and dents, thus, provides structural integrity with a molded wrap fit.

Coming to its line of apparel accessories are its Unabomber gloves, built with hydro management nano-technology for more resistants to water. The Unabomber also serves as the company’s debut of its very own new Poron XRD extreme Impact Protection.

The Poron XRD extreme Impact Protection foam is brought to the next level, as it stays soft and flexible when used normally but turns stiff for protection when impact occurs. The same foam is also found on the new…

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Xtracycle PeaPod Longtail Bike Child Seat 2011

xtracycle peapod longtail bike child seat 2011   Xtracycle PeaPod Longtail Bike Child Seat 2011

The Xtracycle PeaPod Longtail Bike Child Seat 2011 is a new multi-modal vehicle for family cycling capable of transporting little kids. Its recommended weight limit is 20-49 lbs and 10 lbs for the item weight, including all its accessories. With its Xtracyle stoker kit, this item can carry more cargo or another heavier older child riding on the flight deck. When two PeaPods are mounted on the Xtracycle, two children can be carried. It is also designed to carry groceries or other cargo on its side bags.

This Xtracycle PeaPod item is made with lead and phthalate-free plastic, which is also impact resistant. The safe and comfortable features of PeaPod include its nylon harness system, padded chest straps and seat cover, adjustable foot stirrups, and comfort grip lap handle. Moreover, the PeaPod is also available for use with other bikes such as Kona Ute Longtail bike and standard bikes…

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