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  1. Components, Wrenching
    Buyers of this new drivetrain will certainly stand out from the crowd at their next coffee shop ride. After first telling you about Rotor's new hydraulic-actuated shifting system last summer, we have gotten our first up-close look at the drivetrain that was a six years in development. The first...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    Originally INpower's four strain gauges were located in the crank axle and measured the left leg's power output. Now two more have been added to the right crankarm to track the right side (click to enlarge). Less than a year after introducing its INpower axle based power meter on the lead-up to...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    SRAM's new wireless electronic shifting system is arguably the most significant cycling tech innovation of the last several years (click to enlarge). With the end of the year fast approaching, it's time to look back on the best in cycling technology from 2015. To lend us a hand is the gang from...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    The project was six years in development and is being done in partnership with respected brake maker Magura (click to enlarge). All the sudden the road groupset arena is getting very crowded. The space heretofore dominated by Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo is about to add another player. Spain's...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tb_m8PPDzrc Rotor's Christie O'Hara tells us all about their power meter cranks equipped with left and right strain gauges that deliver a plethora of pedaling data to the rider. The cranks are equipped with Rotor's Q-Rings with special edition graphics in honor...
  6. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    Besides racing and riding, the Sea Otter Classic is a launching pad for new products. Here's a sampling of what we saw. Zipp SL-70 Aero Bars: $350 Wheel and component maker Zipp debuted a stealthy new carbon wing-shaped aero road bar that's claimed to save 6.4 watts at 30mph versus a...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Hello and welcome to Day 4 of RoadBikeReview's daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. During this four-day celebration of all things cycling at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California, we'll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in road bike...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    Back in June we showed you some of the interesting products and innovations coming out of Bike PressCamp, a mini trade show that takes place annually at the sun-splashed Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. During three long days of meetings, presentations, and we got first looks at a new...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    It is a long, winding and often steep road to the top. Editor's Note: Features editor Jason Sumner is spending his summer researching (and riding) all over Colorado for a road cycling guide book that will be part of the 75 Classic Rides series. He'll also be penning RoadBikeReview travelogues...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    Friedrichshafen, Germany - Revolutionize your training with ROTOR Power. ROTOR's patented POWER meter crankset will improve your training quality and experience. And at just 30g heavier than the standard 3D+ MAS crank, it's probably the lightest power measurement option out there (556g for 175mm...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    [youtube width="800" height="450"]httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiKqKaWnj4c&hd=1 Christie O'Hara shows us the latest Rotor Flow Road Aero crankset that was designed with the aerodynamics expert at Garmin-Sharp and the Rotor Q-Rings. [slider_pro id="1"]  
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    ROTOR will add and new mid-range variant to the 3D crank family at Sea Otter; the new 3DF crank. The 3DF offers some of the technological features of the 3D+ at a price point closer to the 3D cranks. It's 30mm UBB (universal bottom bracket) axle makes it lighter than the 3D crank and compatible...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    MADRID, Spain - ROTOR is proud to announce the launch of a Limited Edition, "Cobo Bison" 3D crankset to commemorate GEOX-TMC's Juan Jose Cobo victory at the 2011 Vuelta a España. Just 1000 units will be produced worldwide and available for purchase in 2012. "This is the second time a ROTOR...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured Review: Rotor Q-Rings by kevin32 MSRP: $265 Review Date: May 24, 2010 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Bike Setup: Look 595 Ultra, Mix of Campy SR and Record 11 parts. Campy Hyperon Ultras. Used product for 3 months Summary: These came on a recent purchase of a compact...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Weight (w/o rings & BB) - 525g/517g Compact road (175/170mm) Sizes & availability - 175 & 172.5mm (Late March) 170mm (Mid April) MSRP - $300 The new AGILIS 2010 crank has been completely revamped, being upgraded both technically and visually, to bring the Agilis into the new decennium at a...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    Cervelo TestTeam is pleased to announce that Rotor Bike Components has become a sponsor of the team. Rotor Bike Components will supply both the men and women's Cervelo TestTeams with Q-Rings (oval chainrings), Agilis Evo cranks and Sabb bottom brackets. "We are very pleased to be part of this...
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