Tag: CARBON


Santa Cruz Bronson – 650B Enduro Racer in Carbon and Aluminum

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14th April

April 14,2013

Santa Cruz has been busy this season and secretive about its plans – the first of which is the Bronson 650B line. The six-inch-travel VPP design will be offered in both carbon and aluminum in a wide number of build kits (Shimano and SRAM) that range in price from $4150 to $10,419, so there is a Bronson suitable for both thousandaire and millionaire Enduro pilots alike. Most of the release is about the top-line Enve/SRAM XXI build, which is quite stunning. The new carbon frame is updated with all of the bits that were developed for the Talboy LTC – co-molded aluminum pivot bosses, and the simplified swingarm design. The lower rocker is still sturdy aluminum and all the main suspension bearings are adjustable.

Bronson Details:
• 27.5″ (650b) wheels
• 142 mm rear axle spacing.
• New molded rubber swingarm and downtube protectors.
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Giant 2013 Defy Advanced 0 – $4399.99

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17th January

RIDE FASTER, RIDE FARTHER. AN ENDURANCE ROAD BIKE THAT CAN CONQUER TOWERING CLIMBS, CRUSH SPRINTS AND LOG BIG MILES

Race a gran fondo one week and a criterium the next. This bike was designed to meet the dual demands of hard, fast races and long, grueling rides. Its Advanced-grade composite frame balances weight, stiffness and road-smoothing comfort. The OverDrive 2 steerer tube boosts front-end stiffness and precision. The PowerCore bottom bracket turns your power into positive forward motion. Add in the RideSense ANT+ sensor for wireless data transmission, and you have the ultimate package for endurance road riding.

FEATURES

Key Upgrades (over Defy Advanced 1)

Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic componentry
Giant P-SL0 WheelSystem
Sizes: XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
Color: Composite/White/Silver

SPECIFICATIONS

FRAME

Sizes
XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL

Colours
Composite/White/Silver

Frame
Advanced-Grade Composite

Fork
Advanced-Grade Composite, Full-Composite OverDrive 2 Steerer

Shock
N/A

COMPONENTS

Handlebar
Giant Contact, 31.8

Stem
Giant Contact w/ Titanium hardware, OverDrive 2

Seatpost
Giant Vector Composite

Saddle
Fi’zi:k Aliante Delta

Pedals
N/A

DRIVETRAIN

Shifters
Shimano … Read More »



Giant 2013 TCR Advanced 2 – $2699.99

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17th January

CLIMB FASTER, CORNER SMOOTHER, FEEL ONE WITH YOUR MACHINE. IF ROAD RACING IS IN YOUR DNA, THIS IS YOUR MACHINE.

Using lightweight, Advanced-grade composite material, Giant builds every TCR Advanced by hand with its innovative, race-proven Compact Road geometry. Lightweight, stiff and quick to accelerate, it features Giant’s OverDrive 2 steerer tube design for precision steering and handling. The MegaDrive downtube and toptube combination, along with the PowerCore bottom bracket, produce a razor-sharp, super-efficient ride quality that’s often imitated but never duplicated

FEATURES

Shimano 105 (39/53) componentry
Giant Connect SL handlebar and OverDrive 2 stem with Titanium hardware
Fi’zi:k Arione saddle with Manganese rails
Giant P-SL1 WheelSystem
Sizes: XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
Color: Composite/Grey/Blue

SPECIFICATIONS

FRAME

Sizes
XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL

Colours
Composite/Grey/Blue

Frame
Advanced-Grade Composite

Fork
Advanced-Grade Composite, Full-Composite OverDrive 2 Steerer

Shock
N/A

COMPONENTS

Handlebar
Giant Contact, 31.8

Stem
Giant Contact w/ Titanium hardware, OverDrive 2

Seatpost
Giant Vector Composite

Saddle
Fi’zi:k Arione w/ Manganese rails

Pedals
N/A

DRIVETRAIN

Shifters
Shimano 105

Front Derailleur
Shimano 105

Rear Derailleur
Shimano 105

Brakes
Shimano … Read More »