Backpacker.com – Kelty 50th Anniversary Pack
Pick up Kelty’s 50th Anniversary pack and you’ll immediately understand why it won an Editors’ Choice Award. The 50th Anniversary shaves not ounces but pounds off the weight of previous external frame packs. And it accomplishes the savings without diminishing the terrific load support you’d expect from an external frame. The result: Top-notch comfort in a pack that’s a third lighter than others in its class.
Specs are for size regular
Capacity: 5,900 cu. in. (7,900 cu. in. with optional side pockets)
Weight (mfr./BP): 4 lbs. 11 oz./ 4 lbs. 15 oz.
Torso sizes: Women’s (14 1/2″-17″), regular (16 1/2″-19″), and large (18 1/2″-21″)
HI-TECH Bikes – Mountain Bikes, Road , Triathelete, Time Light parts 101
Here you will find listings of the lighest parts we are
able to procure. Some parts have rider wieght limits
which we will post and some have recomdations.
Saddles, AX Lightness 85grams, not available, working
SLR 135 gram
SLR Evolution, not really and evo just carbon impreg
Flight EVO3 supposed to be 99gr, get real they are
Flight TT 165gr
Seatpost only one light one, USE carbon Alien 140gr.
Stems only one ITM THE STEM 95-105 gr.
H-bar, lightest is the Easton but not by much 190gr.
Forks, AME Alpha Q sub3, 1 1/8″ 325gr true, 1″
Skewers, ADA quick release 52gr pr., Extreme quick
release 51gr, Control Tech 5mm 49gr.
Bottle cages King ti 28gr, Zipp carbon 33gr
Tire levers King ti 9gr pr.
Cable housing Gore fiber optic save 30%, Meta wire
Wheels, LEW KOM tub 995gr, ZIPP Z3 tub 995gr.
Am/Cl 1320gr clinchers.
Tires Conti Supersonic 20mm 140gr,Veloflex 23mm
Cranks LEW 325gr arms only, FSA new full carbon
w/rings 575gr, Campy carbon w/rings 494gr
HI-TECHBIKES IS THE NUMBER ONE LITESPEED GHISALLO DEALER WORLDWIDE
LITESPEED Ghisallo, we have one built up in the store,12.75lbs. Look HSC3 fork, full D/A, King headset, Easton bar, ITM The Stem, USE Alien post, SLR saddle, ZIPP 303 wheels, Special price $5999.00
A clean Kazaa. Here is how to clean up Kazaa. Main thing is to use ad award and then you need a dummy Cydoor DL.
Morgan Nicol, founder of Ritchey International has branched out in a new direction, founding Oval, dedicated to producing top end components like the new carbon fiber aerodynamic fork, created and patented by Lance Armstrong’s go-fast guru John Cobb. Look for the Oval aero fork to make its first appearance in this years Tour De France and be available at retail later this year. Oval also has nice new bars and stems.
Giant’s imminent TCR carbon
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Giant is just rolling out their TCR Compact Carbon Fiber frame as used by the ONCE-Eroski team. Developed and built in Taiwan, this wicked-looking TCR carbon fiber sports FSA carbon fiber cranks and superlight wheels with carbon fiber rims. Giant should be shipping the TCR Compact carbon fiber this spring.
FSA carbon stem
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Speaking of FSA, big Tim Campen, Full Speed Ahead’s USA sales and marketing manager showed cyclingnews.com the new K-Force Lite carbon fiber road stem. 120 grams with carbon fiber and CNC 7000 series aluminium and titanium hardware, this will eventually mate with a K-Force Lite carbon fiber road handlebar. Plus, FSA is especially proud of their peloton presence this year with the French Bonjour squad, but their top quality product is 100 percent Taiwan made.
Trigon’s tidy stays & BB
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Trigon carbon fiber had the most advanced array of carbon fiber products at the Taipei show. The new trend coming to high end road bikes for 200
www.cyclingnews.com news and analysis. Sems like a very good technical review for both moutain and road bikes.
Domain Names Registrars – Dotster. It is hard to believe, but there is actually a website that is a portal for domain registration and other low cost web hosting services. I’m going to try dotster to see if this works better than the $35/year that network solutions charges. Wish me luck. You’ll see geekfishing.net shortly come up!
BeyondBikes.com – Your high-end bike source. A great high end bike shop like downhill zone in Seattle. This one is in San Diego right in Rancho
Mountain bike action — Ask RC. Probably the best Q&A from an expert on mountain biking. Very readable and he updates it alot!
Audio Survey – Mail Order Survey Results. This was one of the virst survey sites that I used for buying audio video equipment. I mainly use www.bizrate.com now though and the pricegrabber.com ratings.