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2012 Specialized Myka Sport Disc Mountain Bike for Women

2012 specialized myka sport disc mountain bike for women   2012 Specialized Myka Sport Disc Mountain Bike for Women

For 2012, Specialized has created a reliable machine called Myka Sport Disc for women riders who are fond of trail riding. Aside from its lightweight effectiveness, this bike is designed with women-specific components and anatomical engineering.

Key components of the Myka Sport Disc include an SR Suntour fork with 80mm of travel, Specialized Fast Trak LK Sport 60 TPI tires, and Avid BB5 disc brakes. The height of the tires is reduced in order to lessen rolling resistance.

Moderately stiff and strong, its lightweight double wall rim is set as aluminum alloy. The 2012 Specialized Myka Sport Disc Mountain Bike for Women is one of the best performing recreational female mountain bikes on the market at a reasonably price.

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2012 Specialized Camber Bikes

2012 specialized camber bikes   2012 Specialized Camber Bikes

Specialized has improved its Camber frame for 2012, especially on its high end models. It appears that the Camber has 110mm of travel out back and 120mm up front. This makes the bike ideal for trail riders who have more of a cross country background.

Featured by the new high end Cambers 29 is a 142 x 12 rear axle and tapered steer tubes. Moreover, the Camber 29 features internal cable routing for dropper posts on the carbon fiber models. Among all Specialized suspension 29ers, the Camber has the highest level of trim packages.

For riders who are looking for a bike that can do everything very well, the 2012 Specialized Camber Bikes are the ideal machines. While based on a value based platform, the Camber still offers a top performance focus.

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2012 Specialized Crux Cyclocross Bikes

2012 specialized crux cyclocross bikes   2012 Specialized Crux Cyclocross Bikes

Specialized has revamped its Crux cyclocross bike line for 2012 by getting rid of the carbon fiber. They have brought disc brakes instead to the mainstream. Moreover, three new tubular cyclocross tires were introduced.

With the three added cantilever brake complete bikes is a canti-ready frame module. With a forged, one-piece brake hanger, the canti models lessen brake chatter. The Crux Comp has Avid mechanical discs matched with Specialized’s CXD wheels, FSA cranks, and a SRAM Apex component group.

The three new tubular cyclocross tires for the 2012 Specialized Crux Cyclocross Bikes are the Terra, Tracer and Trigger. Terra is for mud, Tracer is all-around, and Trigger is for smooth and dry conditions. With the treads hand glued to a 260TPI 33mm polycotton casing, the three tires are quite affordable.

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2012 Specialized S-works Amira

2012 specialized s works amira   2012 Specialized S works Amira

Specialized S-works has released a women’s bike for 2012 called Amira. Designed for a harder, longer, and speedier ride, the Amira is ideal for professional and amateur riders as well as recreational riders. Both comfort and performance are guaranteed.

Excellent handling allows the bike to tackle roads, epic downpours, rapid descents, and climbs very smoothly. With a tapered 1-1/ 8” to 1- 3/8” headset, its monocoque fork enhances precision steering and strength. Also, the bike is available in Dura-Ace, SRAM Red, DI2, and Ultegra configurations.

A rigid and light ride for women riders is guaranteed by the 2012 Specialized S-works Amira. Thanks to its S-Works Amira FACT IS 11r carbon frame that comes with carbon lay-up including a tapered head tube. The new Oura saddle also helps women riders to optimize their performance.

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2011 Specialized Primo Mountain Bike Shoe

2011 specialized primo mountain bike shoe   2011 Specialized Primo Mountain Bike Shoe

Both for casual use and commuting, the 2011 Specialized Primo Mountain Bike Shoe is ideal. This affordable and versatile biking shoe is tailored with modern design with an added plush cushioning. Aside from being SPD compatible, the bike shoe is made with full suede leather upper making it extra durable.

The toughness of mountain biking is easily tackled by the Specialized Primo, thanks to the new stiff but very comfortable outsole that is toughened by an SPD-compatible shank. To keep strings out of the chain rings, the bike shoe is constructed with a delicate LaceLock and cozy lace-up.

Optimizing comfort for the Specialized Primo bike shoe is the BG Plush, which is considered the most cushioned foot bed from Specialized. Moreover, visibility is enhanced by its reflective heel while its rubber outsole allows for better traction.

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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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Specialized S-Works Road Crank Arm Crank Lengths

Specialized S Works Road Crank Arm1   Specialized S Works Road Crank Arm Crank Lengths

If you are looking for the best strength-to-weight crank, try Specialized S-Works Road Crank Arm. This third generation hollow carbon crank arm is stiff with its oversized alloy spindle, self-adjusting oversized 42 mm cartridge bearings, and new unidirectional carbon fiber finish. It also includes all hardware and is compatible with BB30 and specialized road frames with an oversized bottom bracket shell.

The Specialized S-Works Road Crank Arm is available at the lengths of 167.5, 170, 172.5, 175, 177.5, 180 mm, all at $250.00. Take note, however, that these crank length variations are insignificant. It is not a problem with average sized cyclists. But for tall cyclists, a crank that is 185 mm or longer is recommended. At the moment, there are a limited number of long cranks on the market. …

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