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2012 Whyte Bikes Charing Cross Disc Brake Cyclocross Bike

2012 whyte bikes charing cross disc brake cyclocross bike   2012 Whyte Bikes Charing Cross Disc Brake Cyclocross Bike

For the first time, Whyte Bikes, a British company famous for mountain bikes, has released three new cyclocross bikes for 2012, one of which is the Charing Cross. Applying the state-of-the-art frame geometry of Whyte, the Charing Cross is perfect for longer commutes.

Featuring a strong 6061 custom-butted aluminum frame, the Charing Cross comes with a post mount disc brake, Shimano Tiagra 10-speed drivetrain, and a combination of mudguard with rack eyelets and deep section R-7 wheels with disk brakes. These allowS the riders to enjoy inexpensive cycling for years.

Boasting impressive versatility, the 2012 Whyte Bikes Charing Cross Disc Brake Cyclocross Bike is a must-have multi-use bike. For riders who are looking for a bike that can tackle cyclocross, commuting, touring, and winter training, this is the ideal machine.

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2012 Whyte Bikes King Cross Disc Brake Cyclocross Bike

2012 whyte bikes king cross disc brake cyclocross bike   2012 Whyte Bikes King Cross Disc Brake Cyclocross Bike

Though best known for creating topnotch mountain bikes for a decade now, Whyte Bikes is introducing three cyclocross bikes for 2012 that use mechanical disc brakes. One of the three bikes is for racing while the other two, which include the King Cross, are for commuting and are less expensive.

Designed to tackle longer distances, the King Cross can also be taken off-road with much ease. It is built from a multi-butted and custom-drawn 6061 hydroformed frame with front triangle butted tubes and S-shaped seatstays. Most of its specs are Sora-based.

As a highly versatile do-it-all machine, the 2012 Whyte Bikes King Cross Disc Brake Cyclocross Bike can tackle any local paths or parks. Most of the features of the King Cross are similar to the racing model only less trail-specific and they have a little different geometry.

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Hope Race X2 Disc Brake

hope race x2 disc brake   Hope Race X2 Disc Brake

Dubbed as the lightest brake available on the market right now, the Hope Race X2 Disc Brake system is definitely a great addition whenever you plan on going on a cross-country race.

For the new X2 disc brakes, Hope has gone and completely redesigned their next brake in order to prove that they are worthy of being considered one of the best bike brake maker.

Scaling down and removing as much weight as possible from their single sided Mini Pro master calliper and cylinder, Hope is hoping to give better performance for riders who would like to get their money’s worth.

The new brake has also been given an alloy-spider disc that’s wafer thin and some neat and totally study titanium fixings.

Another note worthy detail about this incredible looking disc brake? When you opt to put in the aforementioned titanium fixings and thin alloy spiders, the brake disc system…

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