Friday, March 24, 2017

Giant Bicycles 29er

Giant Anthem X 29er Gets Big Buzz From “TWENTY NINE INCHES” And “DIRT RAG”

Giant’s Anthem X 29ER series of big wheel mountain bikes has gotten some big recognition from two online sites.  First, TwentyNineInches.com revealed the Anthem X 29ER is their “Reader’s Choice” among all bikes in the 29’er category.   “Many readers mentioned the Anthem as being a great all-rounder for XC, Trail, and back country adventures.  It seems the bike had quite an impression on those that owned the new Giant full suspension 29er for 2011.  Congratulations to Giant Bicycles and their Anthem X 29 full suspension bike!”

Anthem X 29er

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SCOTT Acquires Syncros

Scott Syncros

SCOTT Sports today announced it will shift gears in the aftermarket bike accessories business and take over the Syncros brand to become a major supplier in the parts and accessories market. Syncros was founded in 1986 by Peter Hamilton and Pippin Osborne as a small, high-end components company on Vancouver’s North Shore. After a few changes in ownership, Tom Ritchey made the most recent buy in 2003, and under his guidance, Syncros returned to its roots as a leading manufacturer of high end mountain bike components focused on the All Mountain, Freeride, and Downhill categories.

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BISSELL Welcomes Campagnolo as a Sponsor

Bissell Riders to Showcase Campy 11 Speed

The top ranked continental team, BISSELL Pro Cycling, reaches a new level in 2012 by teaming up with the premier cycling components manufacturer, Campagnolo. BISSELL will be racing with the Campagnolo Record 11 speed groupset and will also have the opportunity to experience their new EPS shifting group throughout the season.

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New Road Wheels From Italy: Ursus

Albabici Rolls Italian Ursus Road Wheels into U.S.

URSUS, a leading Italian bicycle and automotive component manufacturer, has introduced its complete line of top quality, performance bicycle road wheels to the U.S. market, imported exclusively by Albabici, announced Albabici President Gianluca Caliari.  Top quality Ursus carbon tubulars, clinchers, discs and alloy clinchers are made 100 percent in Italy from a leading component manufacturer.

Albabici logo

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