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2011 Chain Nova 2 Nylon Shoe

2011 chain nova 2 nylon shoe   2011 Chain Nova 2 Nylon Shoe

Part of a range of five road specific shoes released this 2011 is the Chain Nova 2 Nylon Shoe. Every shoe from the range comes with carbon reinforced nylon and carbon sole options. Excellent ventilation is enhanced by the mesh sections of the man made uppers and the heel cup.

Also, from the ball of the foot to the bottom of the bridge runs a vent channel in the sole. This will keep cool air flow across the insole. However, spring and summer rides at high speed can be chilly so riders should wear the Nova 2 along with an overshoe or a toe cover.

A padded heel section keeps the feet in place, a foam insole underfoot offers enough cushion, and the heel cup with two Velcro straps and a ratchet system ensures a very secure, relaxed, and appropriate fit. For a nylon sole with topnotch features, the…

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SRAM (Red) 1091R PowerChain

SRAM 1091R PowerChain   SRAM (Red) 1091R PowerChain

The new and improved SRAM 1091R PowerChain is the latest feature from the world’s leading bike parts manufacturer, SRAM. This utilitarian bike chain provides the latest advancement only SRAM can provide.

The SRAM 1091R Powerchain features outer plates that are heavily chamfered to improve the quality of your bike’s shifting as well as provides a silent run. The new 1091R chain also features an improved inner plate finish. 1091R chain sports a chrome hardened pin construction for a longer and better chain life, too.

The help of SRAM’s HollowPin technology gives these powerchains added plate retention strength, shifting efficiency for both front and rear shifting and low weight benchmarks that are unreachable in solid pin chain applications. The SRAMs’ 10 speeds PowerChain also provides precise movements without sacrificing strength.

SRAM has infused the 1091R PowerChains with PowerLock technology, which is a tool free and certain way of connecting all 10 speed chains…

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Wippermann ConneX 10S1 Stainless 10 Speed Chain 2010

wippermann connex 10s1 stainless 10 speed chain 2010   Wippermann ConneX 10S1 Stainless 10 Speed Chain 2010

Wippermann introduces the new for 2010 ConneX 10S1 stainless steel 10 speed chain, constructed of stainless steel inner plates to withstand the long days riding hard and other trauma you may run into. The Wippermann ConneX 10S1 Stainless 10 Speed Chain 2010 is compatible with SRAM, Shimano, and Campagnolo 10 speed drivetrains, and using hollow pins to keep the weight to a mere 260 grams. Don’t worry about using a chain breaker because the ConneX 10S1 comes with a link to avoid the annoying tool. Retail price is $99.99.

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Campagnolo Chorus 11 Speed Chain

campagnolo chorus 11 speed chain   Campagnolo Chorus 11 Speed Chain

Campagnolo’s Chorus 11-Speed chain is designed and built for rapid and fluid shifting, even when under stress. It features an Ultra-Link fastening system and is 5.5 millimeters in width. The Campagnolo Chorus 11 Speed Chain is also designed to be quieter than ever, and features NI-PTFE anti-vibration treatment. The chain’s external links come in a special new steel. You can purchase the Campagnolo Chorus 11 Speed Chain at Wiggle for $56.27….

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