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2012 Felt AR4 Carbon Road Bike

2012 felt ar4 carbon road bike   2012 Felt AR4 Carbon Road Bike
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Felt Bicycles has never failed to impress cyclists of various sorts. For 2012, one of its newest machines is a high-quality bike called AR4 for roadies. The major features of this road bike include a Shimano Wh-RS30 wheelset, Shimano Ultegra shifters and derailleurs, and Ultegra Super SLR brakes.

Built from an aero carbon road frame and fork, the AR4 is engineered to weigh low without compromising its reliable quality. The frame will be available in five sizes, and the 56cm frame weighs in at only 7.69kg.

Designed to reduce drag, the 2012 Felt AR4 Carbon Road Bike is one of the most competitive road machines on the market today, thanks to its aerodynamic UHC Advanced carbon fiber frame as well as its first-class competition-ready components. The bike looks great with its gloss carbon finish, as well.

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2012 Mekk 2G Poggio P20 Carbon Road Bike

2012 mekk 2g poggio p20 carbon road bike   2012 Mekk 2G Poggio P20 Carbon Road Bike
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While Mekk Bicycles is new to the cycling scene, it has an exciting offer for 2012, a carbon road bike called 2G Poggio P20. In terms of price and spec, this newcomer is guaranteed to be highly competitive, thanks to the innovative technology Mekk has used to build it.

The full carbon frame of the 2G Poggio P20 comes with carbon fork legs and Shimano Tiagra 10-speed STI levers, which combine affordability and reliable quality. This sportive bike has amazing components, such as its Shimano 105 rear derailleur, KMC Silver 10 speed chain, and dual pivot brakes.

Coming from a new brand is a topnotch road machine called the 2012 Mekk 2G Poggio P20 Carbon Road Bike. This bike is designed to be incredibly affordable but with its extensive list of amazing features, it guarantees a great riding experience on the road.

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2012 Tomac Type X Carbon 29er Hardtail Frameset

2012 tomac type x carbon 29er hardtail frameset   2012 Tomac Type X Carbon 29er Hardtail Frameset

New from Tomac for 2012 is a new carbon 29er hardtail frameset called Type X. Combining exceptional speed and incredibly light weight, the frameset offers an unparalleled performance. All the power of the riders is translated straight into the pedals at the point where the down tube meets the bottom bracket.

In order to deliver forward moment from the energy of the rider, the Type X is nicely shaped and oversized. Engineered for an 8 or 100mm travel fork, the Type X comes with a brake bridge, CNC aluminum dropouts, short chain stays, as well as a longer front end.

For a medium size, the 2012 Tomac Type X Carbon 29er Hardtail Frameset weighs in at only 1.1kg. This makes it one of the lightest carbon 29er framesets on the market today. Available on all size frames are dual water bottles.

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2012 Sampson Stratics SL Carbon Fiber Road Pedal

2012 sampson stratics sl carbon fiber road pedal   2012 Sampson Stratics SL Carbon Fiber Road Pedal

Sampson Sports, a company known for technically advanced framesets based in Denver, has introduced a new carbon fiber road pedal called Stratics SL after a meticulous process of development and testing. This new pedal has several features to pride itself on. There is an optional titanium axle model, too.

The 66mm wide top surface of the pedal comes with a supporting steel plate. Aside from making the platform more durable for the cleats, the plate enhances the pedal’s structural rigidity, as well. Long life is guaranteed by the pedal’s top plate, which is a fully polished stainless steel.

Built from long-strand carbon fibers, the body of the 2012 Sampson Stratics SL Carbon Fiber Road Pedal has lost a considerable amount of weight. Both comfort and power are maximized by the cleats that lay flat, thanks to the No-Rock cleat design of the pedal’s platform.

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2012 Orbea Occam Carbon and Aluminum Mountain Bikes

2012 orbea occam carbon and aluminum mountain bikes   2012 Orbea Occam Carbon and Aluminum Mountain Bikes

For 2012, Orbea has redesigned its mountain bike, Occam, by getting rid of its common elevated chainstays. Orbea promotes its frame with 123mm of travel as with all-mountain and trail. Available both in carbon and in an aluminum versions, the Occam comes in nine different makes.

Both the carbon and aluminum versions will come available with the customary options, My Orbea. Other common features include a low bottom bracket height at 327mm, 420mm chainstays, which is relatively short, and a 612mm top tube, which is relatively long for a medium size.

One unique feature of the 2012 Orbea Occam Carbon and Aluminum Mountain Bikes is its concentric rear axle end that reduces its weight. In the main pivot, dual 28mm sealed bearings are used in both versions. Also, sealed bearings are used all through the other parts of the pivots and shock mounts.

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2012 Kona King Zing Carbon Fiber Road Bike

2012 kona king zing carbon fiber road bike   2012 Kona King Zing Carbon Fiber Road Bike

Newly introduced by Kona Bikes for 2012 is a brand new carbon fiber road bike called King Zing. Although Kona Bikes started as a mountain bike company and became famous as such, this company also consists of roadies, so the design of the King Zing is definitely well thought out.

Manufactured by Dedacciai in Italy, the King Zing utilizes spinned stays that are custom in design. At a reasonable price for the road bike, its component specs are quite solid. These specs include Mavic Ksyrium Equipe wheelset and mostly Ultrega drivetrain.

Though created by a mountain bike company, the 2012 Kona King Zing Carbon Fiber Road Bike is carefully designed for serious roadies. Featured by its front end are a tapered head tube, inset headset, and full carbon monocoque fork, enabling the bike to tackle harsh roads and track with speed.

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2012 Focus Raven 29er Carbon Hardtail Mountain Bike

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Included in the long list of 29er mountain bikes for 2012 is the carbon hardtail Raven from the reputable German manufacturer, Focus Bikes. The Raven will be available in three trim levels, which are 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0. The 1.0 weighs in at 10kg while the 3.0 is heavier at 11.34kg.

Specs of the 1.0 include a full XTR, Fox Evo 29er fork, FSA carbon cockpit, and Crank Brothers wheels while the 2.0 features Rock Shox Reba RL 100 mm fork and Shimano XT drivetrain and shifter. The 3.0 is equipped with FSA cranks, Shimano XT Black, Magura MT2 brakes, and DT Swiss rims.
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All the 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0 lines of the 2012 Focus Raven 29er Carbon Hardtail Mountain Bike are designed with impressive specs. Inspired by the new road bikes of Focus Bikes, the full-carbon frame of this big-wheeled cross-country bike has…

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