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Bontrager Leopard Trek Oracle Helmet

bontrager leopard trek oracle helmet   Bontrager Leopard Trek Oracle Helmet

Yes it’s official. It has been recently announced that Bontrager is the Leopard Trek Team’s official helmet. It’s a carbon fiber-reinforced pro-caliber racing oracle helmet that maximizes ventilation, which will first debut in action at the Santos Tour Down Under.

Ricardo Scheidecker, the team’s technical manager, is very enthusiastic and confident about the team’s official helmet in which he acclaims its security and durability. He believes that the Oracle helmet has brought it to the next level in terms of its design and innovation that Bontrager has implemented.

Two aspects of innovation has been implemented to achieve maximum ventilation of the oracle helmet and to make sure that it keeps its low profile – Bontrager Helmet Product Manager, Al Clark said. Maximum optimization of vent shape and placement through the provision of CFD-aided design, including the critical front center channel vent, was the first aspect. Second, Structural integrity and load…

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Bontrager Speed Limit Brakes

bontrager speed limit brakes   Bontrager Speed Limit Brakes

There are factors that affect the braking performance of a brake set. These factors include the material of the rim, composition, wet or dry conditions, rider weight and hand strength. This model is one of the lightest and best performing brakes at a price of $199.99. The lightweight forged aluminum alloy material of this brakeset makes it weigh 270 grams only. A single-pivot Bontrager Speed Limit brake performs better than most dual-pivot designs. These brakes are ideal for triathlon or road use.

This model is designed to offer less weight and more stopping power. Through an innovative deemed PowerAmp™ linkage design, Bontrager Speed Limit brakes have the leverage ratio of a dual-pivot brake. At the same time, it uses a single-pivot design to make it efficiently lightweight. Its wide cross-section arms provide maximum stiffness and power for an optimized and responsive brake feel. For an upgraded performance, Bontrager Speed Limit…

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Bontrager Aeolus 9.0 Clincher Wheelset

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The new Bontrager Aelous 9.0 gives your ride that extra oomph it needs, especially for cycling events. Using high end and top quality materials partnered with wind cheating design, the new Aeolus 9.0 has evolved into the most aerodynamic wheel on the market.

It features an aerodynamic design crafted by Steve Hed, as well as a new lacing pattern paired with the best Aelous rim. The new Bontrager designed hubs have also experienced an upgrae thanks to an aerodynamic profile as well as a sturdy and faster engagement drive mechanism.

The Bontrager Aeolus 9.0 wheelset also features Ti skewers, wheel bags and the trademark Bontrager Carbon stop brake pads. Technically, inclined bike enthusiasts will also cheer to find out that the Bontrager Aelous 9.0 features alloy valve extenders thus further enhancing performance. These wheelsets are compatible with other brands such as Shimano and SRAM. They are also convertible to campy with the…

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Bontrager Winter Gloves: RXL Waterproof, Race Windshell, Sport Windshell, RL Liner

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Bontrager recognizes that when it comes to cool weather, your hands are a priority. To keep them warm, Bontrager releases 4 winter gloves. They are the RXL Waterproof, Race Windshell, Sport Windshell and the RL Liner.

The RXL Waterproof gloves are made to withstand extreme weather conditions. Windproof, waterproof and seam-sealed, the gloves ensure warmth. For a steady and strong grip, the RXL Waterproof has silicon grippers and Fusion GelFoam padding. In the temp regulating department, PrimaLoft insulation was used in the RXL Waterproof gloves. Retail price is $59.99.

At $39.99, the Race Windshell gloves are up for grabs. They are performance gloves that make a great race glove. Fusion GelFoam padding and silicon grippers, help a firm hold. Incorporated in its design is reflective detailing for a safer ride.

Lightweight and windproof, the Sport Windshell gloves feature a soft fleece thumb wipe and silicon grips. It is also water-resistant and retails…

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2011 Bontrager Affinity Saddle

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Bontrager releases a new line from the makings of its inForm Science of Comfort technology, the 2011 Affinity saddle. Bontrager made Affinity for riders that take to riding on an upright position for both road and off-road trails. The Affinity series features size specific curvature as well as a posture specific design. With gender specific measurements, the saddles also has a unique contour relief zone and different density padding.

The Affinity saddle features hollow titanium rails and a synthetic leather cover. The saddle is different from other Bontrager saddles because it has lower tails. The foam on the rear is firmer while the foam on the nose is much softer for better comfort.

The Affinity RL weighs in at 236g and retails at $99.99. The RLX has a 203g and retails at $129.99….

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Bontrager RXL All Weather Plus Tires

bontrager rxl all weather plus   Bontrager RXL All Weather Plus TiresSome tires would say that they have the best tires for “all weather”. Actually, that does not mean that the tires they made are suitable for all kinds of weather conditions like dry or stormy seasons. Saying the tire is “all-weather” actually means that the tire can grip any surfaces. All-weather surfaces can be slippery roads or rocky terrains. Thus the “all-weather” tire is made to surpass these kinds of road conditions. 

The Bontrager RXL is the kind of tire that we call the “all-weather” tire; one that can get the job done. At first look, this tire looks ordinary. The depth of the tire’s tread is slightly deceptive and the center band is as thick as a regular medium clincher. This way the tire rolls good with a supple ride quality that belies the purpose. 

Its compound appears well mixed that provides a resistance to cuts and…

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Bontrager Womens Cadence Spin Cycle Collection

bontrager womens cadence spin cycle collection   Bontrager Womens Cadence Spin Cycle Collection

For women planning on hitting the spin cycle classes at the gym, the new Bontrager Cadence Collection might be something your interested in, since the clothing is light weight, defends against moisture, and is breathable. The Bontrager Cadence Collection gives women cycling apparel that is fashionable, yet at the same time will keep you relaxed and comfortable. In the collection is a Racerback jersey, shorts, shoes, and gloves. Various retail price are available, see the online store to purchase.

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