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2013 Redline Conquest Team Carbon Frameset

redline conquest team carbon frameset   2013 Redline Conquest Team Carbon Frameset

We have shown you a few new builds for 2013 from Redline, the Conquest Disc and D680 Carbon, but today we have the 2013 Redline Conquest Team Carbon Frameset to share.

Air shipped from Taiwan, the 2013 Conquest Team Carbon frame set made it just in time for the Sea Otter Classic.

On to the sweet stuff, the Redline 2013 Conquest Team Carbon (and Pro) are the only models that are disc ready but come with canti-mounts for those that are not ready to convert. 130mm rear spacing for cyclists that want to utilize the Canti-mounts, but can change to disc down the road by simply changing the fork and rims.

Shaving off a little weight, Redline has done away with the BB30 and will now use a Press Fit 30. The Chainstay and Seatstay is now one unit, also reducing the weight. Overall, the 2013 Conquest…

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2013 Redline Conquest Disc Cross Bike

2013 redline conquest disc cross bike   2013 Redline Conquest Disc Cross Bike

Redline had a few treats in store for the 2012 Sea Otter Classic, one being their brand new 2013 Redline Conquest Disc cross bike.

The Redline 2013 Conquest Disc is your entry level cyclocross bike that comes with a 6061 aluminum frame, carbon fiber forks and of course disc brakes. What are some of the changes from last years model to 2013? The bottom bracket was taken down a bit and of course the addition of disc brakes.

If your not ready to jump on the disc brake wagon yet, don’t worry because Redline will still offer the Conquest without.

Coming equipped with a Tiagra 10 speed groupset plus fender and rack mounts for those thinking of converting to a city bike.

As of now, a specific retail price is unknown, but you can expect a price tag around $1600. Releasing around late July or mid August 2012.

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2012 Specialized Crossroads Elite Cross Bike

2012 specialized crossroads elite cross bike   2012 Specialized Crossroads Elite Cross Bike

Combining maximum efficiency and comfort, the 2012 Specialized Crossroads Elite Cross Bike is a classy machine perfect for cyclists who want to relax when riding. What enables the bike to take in all the road bumps is its lightweight suspension fork and seatpost.

In order to optimize efficiency, the 700c tires that roll very smoothly are combined with the A24 speed Shimano drivetrain. Riding position is made upright and stable by the A1 Premium aluminum 700c frame, which features an excellent hybrid geometry and an added kickstand mount.

Aside from its classy look as the name implies, the Crossroads Elite from Specialized is speedy and stable as well. With its preload adjustment, the 63mm-travel suspension fork makes the ride even smoother and more comfortable while the BG Comfort grips provide the rider’s hands with a fresh feeling.

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