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2011 Bianchi Tipo Corsa Frameset

2011 bianchi tipo corsa frameset   2011 Bianchi Tipo Corsa Frameset

Italian bicycle manufacturer, Bianchi, will re-release the Tipo Corsa Frameset for 2011.

The 2011 Bianchi Tipo Corsa, also known as the “Race Type”, is definitely a retro model, using the ever popular Celeste green and chrome throughout its steel frame.

The forks you see with the 2011 Bianchi Tipo Corsa will be all chrome just like the Pista Classica. Braze-ons have been added for downtube shifters–another classic addition.

As of now, a retail price has not been announced on the 2011 Bianchi Tipo Corsa frameset. Available March 2011.

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2011 Bianchi Super Pista

2011 bianchi super pista 1   2011 Bianchi Super Pista

Displayed in a a beautiful blue, white and carbon at InterBike is the 2011 Bianchi Super Pista.

If you compare the 2011 Bianchi Super Pista to the 2010 Pista Concept (which has been discontinued, according to Bianchi), the 2011 Super Pista beats its last year’s counterpart in size and strength.

Two colorways of the Bianchi 2011 Super Pista will be offered: blue, white and carbon (shown) and solid Celeste green (with carbon highlights). Available now at retailers as a frameset only.

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2011 Speedy Devil Frameset – Twin Six x Handsome Cycles

2011 speedy devil frameset   2011 Speedy Devil Frameset   Twin Six x Handsome Cycles

Handsome Cycles collaborates with Twin Six to come out with a 2011 patriotic limited edition frameset, the Speedy Devil. There will only be 130 framesets made and sold exclusively by Handsome Cycles and Twin Six. It will be available by Spring of 2011 for $499.95 and pre-orders are now accepted.

The 2011 Speedy Devil frameset features relaxed seat tube angles as well as headtube. It has a co-branded seat collar and mounts for the rear and fender. It has a 400mm steerer tube and is compatible with any drivetrain you wish to run it on. It can accommodate from singlespeed to 30 speed.

It has 132.5 dropout spacing so you can use it for road or mountain hubs. If you place spacers, it will do well for track. The graphics are a mix of the two brands. There’s the Speedy logo on the downtube an the “H” for Handsome Cycles…

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2011 Redline Urbis Nox Frameset

2011 redline urbis nox frameset   2011 Redline Urbis Nox Frameset

After making some noise in 2010 with the Redline Urbis, the company recently added to the 2011 line the Urbis Nox frameset.

The 2011 Redline Urbis Nox frameset is designed for fixed street riding. Utilizing heat treated chromoly, the frame comes with gusseted headtube plus chainstays, and stout wishbone seatstays.

Wondering if the Urbis Nox fork is compatible with disc brakes? The answer is yes, plus you can slap a pair of pegs on the heat treated chromoly forks. Available in black, it is unknown if the 2011 Urbis Nox will come as a complete bike.

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Look ALP 464 Track Frameset

look alp 464 track frameset   Look ALP 464 Track Frameset

Look plans on releasing the ALP 464 track frameset, with the brand focusing on premium frames to a wider market. The Look ALP 464 Track frameset uses the same geometry as the ALP 496, and combined with a Aero carbon fork. Featuring a over sized down tube and made of butted aluminum. Expect a lot of marketing and a big PR campaign to follow with the release. Retail is £649.99.

Source: BikeBiz

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Eighth Inch Scrambler V3 Frameset

eight inch scrambler v3 frameset   Eighth Inch Scrambler V3 Frameset

Pre-Orders have now begun on the Eight Inch Scrambler V3 Frameset. The geometry on the Eight Inch Scrambler V3 is the same, but features a few changes.

The V3 Scrambler now features laser cut dropouts, while the V2 utilized a stamped dropout. Low profile cable mounts are located under the toptube, and a second gusset added for strength.

Upon purchasing the Eight Inch Scrambler V3 frameset, you will receive the frame (of course), fork, seat post, seat clamp and headset.

Eight Inch will ship the V3 Scrambler on August 20th 2010, and comes in black, white, and the newly added raw finish. For the 53cm frame only, it weighs 4.9lbs. Retail price is $169.50

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Independent Fabrication Corvid Road Bike Frameset

independent fabrication corvid road bike frameset   Independent Fabrication Corvid Road Bike Frameset

A special treat is soon to come from Independent Fabrication, the Corvid Road Bike frameset. What grabbed our attention was the paint job in a Quetzal green painted on the lugs and in graphics. Carbon is also featured on the fork and other parts of the frameset.

The Independent Fabrication Corvid Road Bike Frameset was designed to take the larger OD inset headset, and the bottom bracket will fit the new BB30, and coming soon is the press fit BB30.

IF used carbon fiber lugs, and are cast at angles for the specific person, while the molds used to cast the lugs allow for a large range of angles. This procedure makes sure the lug will not limit the custom geometry.

Last but not least, the dropouts are made of CNC machined Ti 6Al-4Va 2 piece TIG welds. Also releasing later this year is…

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