For 2011, we are bringing back our much beloved RS, updated with a stiffer head tube and bottom bracket, and a more race-oriented geometry. Our latest RS3 road racing model for 2011 comes with state-of-the-art features:
High modulus carbon fiber monocoque construction.
BB30 bottom bracket - a new standard that is stiffer, lighter and narrower than traditional bottom bracket systems. BB30 shell adaptor available to allow use of a traditional crankset.
Asymmetric 1-1/8" top & 1-1/2" bottom head tube for extra front-end stiffness
Internal brake cable routing.
Superior frame stiffness-to-weight ratio.
Compact sloping top tube geometry
Size: 46, 48, 50, 52, 55, 57 cm
Color: Black with 3k carbon weave and clear coat finish
Weight: 1110 g (50 cm)
High modulus full carbon fiber monocoque
Asymmetric head tube upper 1-1/8" / lower 1-1/2"
Seat post diameter 31.6 mm
Replaceable rear derailleur hanger
Brazed-on front derailleur
Outer derailleur cable routing; Internal rear brake cable routing
BB30 bottom bracket
Warranty: 5 years
Weaknesses: Internal cabeling is a mess ,binds the cables and makes it impossible to tune the gears
There is no warranty on this they just tell you to drill the bottom of the frame out and pull the liners through
So in the SL3 thread I got some great suggestions but the great Carbon frames with the tapered head-tubes and beefy BB run anywhere from $1500. to $6K. At last nights crit I was looking at people's Tarmacs and a Colnago and thinking no way I could bring that kind of money to a Cat 4 race. One pile u ... Read More »
I am looking at getting a new frame. Currently looking between Pedalforce RS3 or CG1. Both frames are real beauty. But i am leaning towards the CG1 due to the weight advantage. But i like the CG 1 tubing and exterior looks.
RS3 Weight: 1110 g (50 cm)
CG 1 Weight: 880 g (50cm UD finish
That ... Read More »