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2012 Genesis Croix De Fer Cyclocross Bike

2012 genesis croix de fer cyclocross bike   2012 Genesis Croix De Fer Cyclocross Bike

Released by Genesis Bikes is its latest cyclocross bike called Croix De Fer. This new bike is especially constructed for riders who are looking for a beautiful all-weather cross-terrain riding machine. Featured by the bike is a first-class Reynolds 725 steel frame with a chromo fork.

To reduce weight and drag and enhance speed, the bike is loaded with high-quality Shimano Tiagra components, which include shifters, front and rear mech, front and rear hubs, and chain. Other features are Avid BB-7 front and rear brakes, Hollowtech bottom bracket, and Continental Cyclocross tires.

Excellently modified and highly versatile, the 2012 Genesis Croix De Fer Cyclocross Bike owes its nice changes to the proposals made by Vin Cox, holder of a Guiness World cyclocross record. While it tackles summer singletrack rides well, this road bike also does well in winter climates.

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2012 Fuji Cross 1.0 Cyclocross Bike

2012 fuji cross 1 0 cyclocross bike   2012 Fuji Cross 1.0 Cyclocross Bike

One of the exciting machines included in the 2012 range of cyclocross bikes released by Fuji Bikes is the Cross 1.0. Featured by its high-quality A2-SL aluminum frame is a FC-440 cross carbon monocoque fork, which comes with a tapered steerer. Its oversized seat tube measures in at 34.9mm.

In terms of shape, the frame of the Cross 1.0 is similar to that of a road bicycle. This means that the rider can enjoy amazing comfort while staying in a position, which is both aggressive and rapid. Along with its 20-speed flight deck compatibility is a combo of Shimano Ultegra STI brake and shifter.

Ideal for riders who are looking for a very comfortable and high-performance machine is the 2012 Fuji Cross 1.0 Cyclocross Bike. For a mudguard, there are eyelets on the bike’s front fork. Moreover, on the rear of its frame, there is a pair that works…

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2012 Bianchi Cavaria Cyclocross Bike

2012 bianchi cavaria cyclocross bike   2012 Bianchi Cavaria Cyclocross Bike

Bianchi Bicycles has introduced its latest cyclocross bike called Cavaria for 2012. This new cyclocross bike, which will be offered with Sram Force for the new season, has a lot of new things to offer. It is also available with a Shimano Ultegra build for a more affordable price.

What makes the two different are ALX rims wheels and Hutchinson Bulldogs tires. Weighing in at approximtely 500kgs, the Cavaria features a topnotch full carbon fiber frame. The bike is available either as an assembled machine or as a kit frame.

With its excellent combination of stat-of-the-art components coupled with amazing aesthetics, the 2012 Bianchi Cavaria Cyclocross Bike is one of most coveted machines in the cycling world today. Since it features Sram Force specs, this bike guarantees reliable quality.

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2012 Felt Road and Cyclocross Bikes

2012 felt road and cyclocross bikes   2012 Felt Road and Cyclocross Bikes

Felt Bicycles has new road and cyclocross bikes for 2012. Very similar to the 2011 lineup, the road bikes include the F-Series, the AR-Series, the Z-Series, and the ZW-Series. Aside from the reduced price, the road bike line features Ultegra Di2 gruppo and a new beautiful model called F4130.

The F-Series tackles no compromise racing while the AR-Series offers a race-worthy aero alternative. Excellent comfort will be offered by the Z-Series. Under the Peanut Butter & Co team, the top quality ZW-Series is specifically designed for female riders.

In the cyclocross line, several full carbon bikes were added. The Di2 model F2X has TRP CX8.4 linear pull brakes and tubeless-ready Fulcrum wheels while the F1X frameset features an Enve 1.5 fork. Indeed, there are a lot of new exciting offers to expect from 2012 Felt Road and Cyclocross Bikes.

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2011 Battaglin Start

2011 battaglin start   2011 Battaglin Start

Fans of the exciting Giro d’Italia will want to get their hands on the amazing 2011 Battaglin Start, which symbolizes everything great about the race and cycling.

The Start from Battaglin features a 7005 HT Alloy frame working exclusively with a Battaglin 1″ 1/8 carbon alloy fork with some Campagnolo Xenon/ Veloce 10s for its groupset.

Rear and front mech as well as the shifter is covered by the Campagnolo Veloce 10s while the bike’s chain and cassette is covered and supplied by Miche Reflex.

Banking on strength and comfort rather than on any other characteristics for cyclocross bikes, the new Battaglin Start has been built with great elements and gears attached to it, including FSA Vero compact 50-34 T crankarms and FSA Power Pro BB7420 aluminum bbs or bottom brackets.

What really makes this new bike such an astounding product is the attention to detail in every product, which has been a…

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2012 Norco Threshold Cyclocross Bike

2012 norco threshold cyclocross bike   2012 Norco Threshold Cyclocross Bike

For 2012, Norco is launching Threshold, the company’s first all carbon cyclocross bike. As a lightweight, strong and responsive cyclocross race bike, the Threshold is made to tackle mud and grass, and help racers achieve winning performance.

Made with versatile function, the Threshold has a 1320g frame that is highly technical. The frame is packed with a lot of great features, such as water bottle mounts, fender mounts, and replaceable dropouts both for single speed and geared drive trains.

While the 2012 Norco Threshold Cyclocross Bike is perfect for year-round-commuting and winter training, this machine is also ideal for weekend race series. Other features include high modulus carbon fiber, internal cable routing, and a tapered head tube….

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2011 Independent Fabrication Cross Jester

independent fabrication 2011 nahbs cross jester   2011 Independent Fabrication Cross Jester

Independent Fabrication has joined this years NAHBS with their own unique carbon offering, the 2011 Independent Fabrication Cross Jester.

Not much detail has been revealed about this new carbon fiber cyclocross bike but from the initial looks that have been released through Independent Fabrication‘s blog, the new Cross Jester will be sporting a single belt drive with a rear cogs coming from the Gates belt drive system.

No price or added features have been mentioned regarding this new bike but we will keep you posted as developments arise.

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