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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    The new R series represents Cervélo's stiffest-ever road frames. Cervélo has launched new R Series bike, which are the Canadian brands straight-up road race machines. Indeed, the R5 already has grand tour experience, with Team Dimension Data's Omar Fraile winning Stage 11 of the 2017 Giro...
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    Lighter, Faster, Stronger - Choose Two Three Waterloo, WI - Bontrager, the world leader in bicycle tire technology and innovation, unveiled their all-new R-Series road tire line-up today. Designed to improve the riding experience of any rider on any road surface, Bontrager's new R-Series tires...
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    Almost exactly one year later, the Cervelo is now a whopping 587 grams (1lb 1.6 ounces) lighter...and about $3700 heavier on the wallet. Each gram of weight savings cost $6.30. Is it worth that additional money? Of course, that is subjective. It is less than buying a brand new bike and offers...
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    Part 4 - Ritchey Carbon Magic I am extremely lucky to have Steve Parke as my neighbor. He's the General Manager at Ritchey and he was very enthused about helping out with this project. Ritchey parts embody the spirit of this project: light but strong and extremely well engineered. So we took...
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    Part 3: Accessorize - Fizik Antares saddle and KCNC quick releases The next two were easy upgrades that actually saved a lot of weight. Fizik Antares Saddle Cost: $199 MSRP Comfortable yet very light weight Natural Leather Seat Cover Made in Italy ICS bag compatible...
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    Easton hits a home run, first time at bat! EC90 Cranks: MSRP $699.00 Ceramic Bearing Bottom Bracket: MSRP $199.00 Crank: 170, 172.5, 175 arm length, 53x39 chainrings (compact coming soon) Crank weight: 574 grams including end cap Ceramic Bottom Bracket Weight: 102 grams...
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    Cervelo Diet - Ultimate Mods for the Ultimate Bike, the Cervelo R3 - By Twain Mein I purchased a used Cervelo R3 frame from a poster in RoadBikeReview classifieds in March of 2008. Luckily, it was in mint condition and I got a great deal on a phenomenal frame & fork. The R3, though now 3 years...
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