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2011 Deity StreetSweeper

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2011 deity streetsweeper   2011 Deity StreetSweeper

Bike maker Deity has provided a bigger look at their recently released street bike, the 2011 Deity StreetSweeper.

The streetsweeper, much like its namesake, is specifically targeted for street bike loving audiences. From the design to the materials used for the bike, it screams loud and proud that it is part of the deity family and that it is definitely ready to sweep the streets.

The bmx features a dedicated street specific geometry that makes it easy to pull off insane tricks and movements. The post is 100% weld heat treated and is also crafted to have a double butted tubing.

The seat tube is an external triple butted seat tube and also has an integrated headset. This fancy and colorful looking street bike also has a custom Spanish bottom bracket and compact dropouts perfect for great street level tricks.

The bike is also rust resistant thanks to the full…

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2011 Specialized Ariel Step Thru

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2011 specialized ariel step thru   2011 Specialized Ariel Step Thru

For those riders who prefer more of a transport/fitness bike, the Specialized Ariel Step Thru drops for 2011. With a women’s style step-through A1 Premium aluminum feature frame, the bike delivers easier accessibility and lightweight confidence for a more relaxed and comfortable riding position.

A 75mm travel coil-sprung fork with alloy lowers, the transport bike performs exceptionally well. The Ariel Step Thru also uses durable, double-walled 700c alloy rims covered by a Specialized Infinity Sport 700c tires, to help it cope with all unfit roads.

For better performance, a chainguard is added with a triple crankset that provides the rider the gear needed for a ride. Also offered here is the pain-free Women’s-specific BG Contour MTB grips designed for longer rides.

Specialized’s Ariel Step Thru comes in at $599 for the complete package.

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