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Scott Foil 30. Nice views of their SRAM Rival equipped model

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The Scott Foil is one of the growing number of bikes in the Aero Road category. They are perfect for improving your battle against the wind! The times you’d love a Foil are riding into a headwind, a long solo ride, or when on a breakaway in a race. The aero-shaped tubing makes for a great frame for  stronger rider, or someone who loves a good sprint. The aerodynamic advantages come from the use of  “Kamm Tail” shaped tubing. The tubing has an aerodynamic leading edge, and directs the airflow in such a way as it leaves the tube that … Continue reading

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First Look! 2013 Giant Propel Aero Road

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Here is our first look at Giant’s new aero road bike, the 2013 Giant Propel SL! Cutting edge, high modulus carbon. Giant has mastered the art of shaping carbon tubing to match its form to its function. The Propel is one of the most aerodynamic bikes in its class, but still maintains a wide and stiff bottom bracket area. The aero seatpost mast is very narrow, as is the juncture between the seat tube and seat stays. These sections make for a comfortable riding frame despite the stouter tubing found elsewhere. The careful positioning of the rear brakes keeps them … Continue reading

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