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2011 Shimano SLX Dyna-Sys Chainset

2011 shimano slx dyna sys chainset   2011 Shimano SLX Dyna Sys Chainset

Shimano has released the 2011 SLX triple chainset that features Dyna-Sys to make it compatible with a 10-speed drivetrains. The hollow-forged arms allowed for lighter weight. With polished arms, the SLX chainset looks neat and elegant.

Its ring is made from steel inner and aluminum outer while the middle is carbon composite with steel teeth. On the inside of the rings, the shifting pins and ramps guarantee that shifting meets the usual high Shimano standard. This means that the chainset ensures crisp and quiet shifts all the time.

From 9-speed, the 2011 Shimano SLX Dyna-Sys Chainset transitioned to 10-speed. This new chainset from Shimano features not only a reasonable price but amazing performance as well. Other features include an easy to fit Hollowtech II bottom bracket, smooth bearings, and reliable sealing.

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2011 3T META Chainset

2011 3t meta chainset 300x238   2011 3T META ChainsetShown at Eurobike, 3T unveils its new chainset for 2011 called META. The 2011 3T META Chainset was the product of FEA or finite-element analysis. This is when determination of the most needed materials were carefully chosen to meet the standard and design which 3T deemed as optimal to give you the quality chainset you would need. The META chainset is made with the most minimum of materials yet still retains the degree of stiffness needed. It also saves weight by 30%, giving you a lighter and stiff chainset.

The technical director from 3T Richard McAinsh, further explains what 3T set out to accomplish with its new product which will come out in 3 versions, Ltd., Team and Pro.

“An important driver in reducing weight was to eliminate the bulky ‘boss’ at the center of the crank spider. We did this by separating the crank and the axle. The axle…

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SR Suntour The Messenger Single Ring Chainset

sr suntour the messenger single ring chainset   SR Suntour The Messenger Single Ring Chainset

SR Suntour will launch a new single speed and fixed gear single ring chainset known as The Messenger. Tim Fischer, SR Suntour’s manager stated that the SR Suntour The Messenger Single Ring Chainset is in response to the growing popularity of single speed and fixie riders, adding that you won’t have to spend a small fortune on the chainset (retail price is $90.00). Constructed of alloy and weighs in at 650 grams, and is available in silver, gloss white, and gloss black. Available towards the end of January 2010.

Source: Press Release…

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