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2012 Pinarello Graal Time Trial Race Bike

2012 pinarello graal time trial race bike   2012 Pinarello Graal Time Trial Race Bike

A new technological masterpiece for time trials called Graal has been released by Pinarello Bikes for 2012. With Campagnolo Super Record and Bora Ultimates, this stealth-black time trial race machine looks amazing. Its name is the Italian term for Grail.

In terms of aerodynamic test data, the sculpted down tube of the Graal frame may not add that much. However, it appears incredibly quick. Pinarello created the Graal using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to minimize drag by assessing its results on individual tubes and sections and on the entire bike.

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The 3D reliefs on the downtube of the 2012 Pinarello Graal Time Trial Race Bike is its most remarkable characteristic. The frame, which comes in five sizes, is constructed in a standard and Di2 specific version that has a concealed battery compartment.

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2011 Specialized Epic FSR Marathon Carbon

2011 specialized epic fsr marathon carbon   2011 Specialized Epic FSR Marathon Carbon

With effective balance of stiffness and weight, the 2011 Specialized Epic FSR Marathon Carbon is a great weapon for serious riders. Extra cushioning is featured on the Specialized Epic FSR full suspension, while maintaining the durability of the frame.

Along with the stiff frame, the carbon components of the bike offers a weight that riders will find very helpful. Ideal for an XC race course, the Specialized Epic FSR offers helpful features for a professional ride such as 100mm of travel on the carbon frame, hydraulic disc brakes with carbon levers and customized wheels and gears.

All combined to make the 2011 Specialized strong, rigid and supple are the M5 alloy rear triangle and sealed cartridge bearing pivots, Specialized E100 Future Shock fork, and a carbon 1-1/8 to 1.5″ crown/steerer. Specialized Epic FSR owes its light weight to Custom Avid Elixir XO R SL brakes and its quickness and control…

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2012 or 2013 Norco Team DH Bike

2012 2013 Team DH Bike   2012 or 2013 Norco Team DH Bike

A lightweight, aggressive Norco Team DH race bike is expected to be released in 2012 or 2013. The designer of this bike is Owen Pemberton, who used to work for Rolls Royce aerospace. The focus of the design was to make the back end as laterally stiff as possible.

A Syntace X12 rear axle system was used featuring a full 360″ contact on both dropouts, resulting in an unbelievably stiff setup. Without being agricultural, the smooth flowing tubes are made minimal. Boosting the structure of the Team DH race bike are some hydro-forming techniques.

In the frame, weight is saved in un-sprung areas and other areas where it is safe. The geometry of the Team DH race bike is designed to become more modern and aggressive by making it slightly lower and slacker. FSR design, which is not a floating shock, puts some twists to the geometry.

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