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2011 Fuji Classic Track Bike

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One of the beginner offerings to track racing from Fuji is the Classic, and for 2011 three colors will release with its vintage look but updated components.

The 2011 Fuji Classic fixed gear frame is constructed of steel, drilled out bridges for the brakes, 46t Fuji Forged Alloy Track Crank, and Fuji 6061 Butted Road handlebars.

While the colors are yellow, blue, and silver, the only noticeable change at a glance is the decals. MSRP is about $570 USD.

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Diamondback 2011 Assault + Assault 2 DJ Mountain Bike

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Diamondback‘s popular dirt jumping bikes the Assault and Assault 2 are back in 2011. Both 2011 Assault DJ bikes frames are made of Weapons Grade Aluminum, and uses 100mm of front end travel, shorter rear, and lower top tube.

The 2011 Diamondback Assault features a Fox 831 fork with QR15, Shimano Hydraulic, 48 spline sealed cartridge bottom bracket, front Alienation Skylark rim, Delinquent on the rear and both will have cartridge bearing hubs. Releasing in 737 Alodine Green

On to the 2011 Assault 2, which has a RockShox Argyle R fork combined with a Maxle 20mm thru axle, Hayes HMX-4 Mechanical rear disc brake and 160mm rotor, 48 spline sealed cartridge bottom bracket, Alienation PBR front rim, Blacksheep rear rim and both come with cartridge bearing hubs. As far as color goes, the Assault two is on the simpler side with Airline White and Red hints.

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2011 Fixie Inc Pure Blood Cyclocross

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Fixie Inc, known for fixed gear and road bikes, but is making a bigger presence in the cyclocross scene. For 2011, Fixie Inc will reintroduce the Pure Blood.

The 2011 Pure Blood frame is made of 4130 steel, and only works with disc brakes. Overall weight of the frame and fork is lighter than last years release, while now using a Postmount disc fitting right in the middle of the seat and chainstays. Also cable routing and tabs will run along the bottom downtube,

SRAM Force components will run with the new Fixie Inc fork, the DiscO. Available in bright yellow.

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2011 Norco Shore 2, 3 Freeride MTB

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Norco will bring back the shore in 2011, but instead of 3 models, only 2 will release, the Shore 2 and Shore 3.

Designed for the bigger rider, the Norco 2011 Shore line is made for Freeriding or parks. The Shores use a 7″ 175mm rear travel, 66 degree head angel, and shorter wheelbase.

The 2011 Norco Shore 2 features a Fox VAN R rear suspension, RockShox Domain fork (180mm), SRAM X.5 shifters, X.7 rear derailleur, Avid Elixir 5 brakes, and FSA Moto X Mega Exo crankset. Weighing in at 38.6 pounds with a MSRP of $2,140.

On to the Norco 2011 Shore 3, which utilizes Marzocchi coil R rear shock, Marzocchi 55 RS fork (180mm), SRAM 8-speed X.5 shifters, Funn F3 brakes, and FSA Step Up double crankset. Overall weight is 39.5 pounds, retail price is $1,625.

Both the Norco 2011 Shore 2 and 3 will release this October.

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2011 Fixie Peacemaker

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2011 fixie peacemaker 300x200   2011 Fixie PeacemakerFixie Inc. reveals the 2011 Peacemaker at EuroBike. It features a drive belt which allows you to shift from singlespeed or fixed. It also has the new QuickRelease Mudguard System to protect you from mud, dirt and grime as you ride leisurely.

The Peacemaker’s frame is made from double butted 4130 aircraft steel. It comes in one finish, the Ice White Shut and has an under paint that helps avoid rust with the anti-rust sealing.

The rear spacing for the Peacemaker is 135mm and there’s also a 25mm tire clearance. It features SSL stainless dropouts with chain tensioner which was integrated. The headset measures 1 1/8.

The 2011 Peacemaker has Alex Race28 rims and Vittoria Zaffi tires. The drivetrain is from Andel Racing with Carbondrive® belt chainwheel 55t. The fork is a Fixie Inc. straight fork with FSA Orbit X headset.

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2011 Dartmoor Product Line

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Polish brand Dartmoor gives a sneak preview of its 2011 line to be showcased at EuroBike. Here are some products upgraded from 2010 together with other new items.

The dirt jump slopestyle full suspension mtb frame Shine is still one of Dartmoor’s best-sellers. It has butted aluminum 7005 tubes, 100mm travel and can run on singlespeed drive. Headtube sized for 1.5” headset and weighs 2.8kg without shock. It comes in colors of lime, silver and white.

The Cody frame comes in colors of blue, lime and black matte. The frame is muti-butted with seamless CrMo 4130 tubes. The bars are fully heat-treated to make it durable. It has one-piece hydroformed chainstay and internal gusset headtube. It is one of the lightest frames for dirt jumping at 204kg.

Another lightweight frame for dirt jump is the Two6Player. It has butted and heat-treated aluminum 7005 tubes and standard threadless headset. It comes with oval…

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2011 Descendence Akuma, 3point5 Frames

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2011 descendence frames 1 300x185   2011 Descendence Akuma, 3point5 FramesTim Felton of Australia brings to the market his latest mountain bike frames for 2011 by the brand Descendence. The two frames are Akuma and the Descendence 3point5.

The 2011 Akuma is 100% straight gauge Cro-moly tubing. it has anodized bolts and washers as well as replaceable Titanium dropouts. It weighs 9.5lbs without the shock. The fine detailing on this frame is amazing and best of all, Descendence accepts custom-made orders for riders who would like a lighter or heavier bike.

The Descendence 2011 3point5 weighs only 3.2 lbs. The frame was built for speed and weight to your advantage. it uses a triple butted steel and have strong sealed tubes in CNC machined aluminum. It has a 68 degree angle and an authentic steel encryption. Lastly, it has a seat tube with a unique gusset.

Source: PinkBike

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