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2012 Look 566 Road Bike

2012 look 566 road bike   2012 Look 566 Road Bike

For riders who are looking for a very versatile road machine, Look has reintroduced its popular road bike called 566 for 2012. Handmade and carefully designed, this lightweight full carbon bike features a relaxed sportive geometry, which guarantees maximum comfort.

Aside from its 1100g single block carbon frame, the 566 is packed with several impressive features. These include its oversize bottom bracket, which enhances rigidity, and X–design chain and seat stays for efficient filtration of shocks and vibrations.
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Very compact and reactive, the 2012 Look 566 Road Bike makes athletes as comfortable as possible. Still, the performance and the security of the 566 are not compromised as this road bike is designed to be simultaneously cozy and tough in strategic areas.

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2012 Look 986 RSP Mountain Bike Hardtail Frame

2012 look 986 rsp mountain bike hardtail frame   2012 Look 986 RSP Mountain Bike Hardtail Frame

With a combination of performance and comfort, the 2012 Look 986 RSP Mountain Bike Hardtail Frame is the ultimate machine for thrills, thanks to its rear triangle that maximizes comfort and the new Look A-stem handlebar stem that guarantees reliable steering accuracy.

A seat post option of either a standard non-integrated post or the integrated Look E-Post is available to provide riders with more versatility. Be it for touring or for competition, cross-country can be tackled by the 986 perfectly with the lightness and stiffness derived from its use of carbon.
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Look has designed the 986 as a mountain bike hardtail frame that offers incredible speed. Finely tuned, the 986 guarantees a remarkable efficiency. Included in its list of impressive features are the BB30 bottom bracket and metal protection.
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Look x Lacoste 2011 Bike

look lacoste 2011 bike   Look x Lacoste 2011 Bike

Fashion brands and cycling at times work together with each other. While sneaker and lifestyle brand Puma is making the most noise (negative and positive), Lacoste will step up with its first bike.

Lacoste and Look have came together for this collaboration, using an urban city bike as their silhouette.

Brooks supplied the seat, while a Lacoste pouch is secured to the seatpost and saddle. Expected release is Spring 2011.

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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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Look Keo Blade Aero Pedals

keo blade aero 276x300   Look Keo Blade Aero PedalsComing this October is a new pedal system from Look, the Keo Blade Aero. Used recently by Alberto Contador at the prologue and final time trial on the 97th Tour de France, the new pedal system proved to stay true to its name as an aerodynamic advantage on the road.

The prototype pedal system will have the same look and mechanisms that drive the current Keo Blade but features a different design specified to have aerodynamic performance due to a smoother lower area on the pedal. The Look Keo Blade Aero weighs 200 grams, making it slightly heavier than the current 195g Keo Blade. The increase was due to its new shape and material used. Because of this new overall structure of the Keo Blade Aero, Look claims that vertical plane stiffness in the pedal system has improved.

Availability of the Look Keo Blade Aero in the market will be…

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2011 Look 695 Road Bike

2011 look 695 road bike   2011 Look 695 Road Bike

The 2011 Look 695 race road bike is what the Cofidis team is riding on at the Tour de France. The new road bike offers its monocoque frame in the 695 SR (Super Rigid) and the 695. The first model puts stiffness above comfort while the latter model frame is 15% compliant.

Look used the Continuous Fiber Design to make the bike more efficient for you. The downtube, chainstays and seat tube are wrapped around the oversized bottom bracket casing with 65mm cartridge sealed bearings. The frame now weighs 900g, approximately 9% lighter than the 595.

The 695 can be equipped by all pedal systems but it already comes with Look’s Keo Blade pedals. It can also be spec’d with Zed 2 crankset’s crankarms, axis and star which are fused into one carbon piece. The crank length is also adjustable to 170, 172.5 or 175mm. the 695 can also…

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Look Keo Blade Carbon Pedals

look keo blade carbon pedals   Look Keo Blade Carbon Pedals

If you are a fan of Alberto Contador, then to ride just like him would be topmost on your wishlist. Take one step closer to making your wish come true with the Look Keo Blade pedals. These pedals are the result of innovative technology from Look.

The pedals are made with a nano carbon compressed blade to replace the traditional metal spring. This offers better cleat entry and release. It also has 2 cleat retention blades in sizes of 12 and 16. To ensure durability, they injected long carbon fibers to the body. Keeping it light at less than 95grams, it also has a large cleat platform which was designed to give stability and optimized power transmission from your foot to the pedal.

The Blade is a dependable choice in pedals. It has double sealed bearings and a Titanium oversized axle. It underwent 18,000 engagement and disengagement fatigue testing and stiffness measurement…

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