Ride Reviews

Amanda Miller's 2014 Fuji Supreme

2014 Fuji SupremeThis week we take a look at Amanda Miller of Team Tibco's 50cm 2014 Fuji Supreme. Miller lives here in Fort Collins and races professionally for Team Tibco. 

Frame: 2014 Fuji Supreme

Size: S (50cm)

Fork: Fuji Carbon FC440

Headset: FSA

Wheelset: Reynolds Carbon Clincher 46 (or 32 if it's a hilly race)

Skewers: Reynolds

Rear derailleur: Shimano Ultegra 11spd electronic

Front Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra electronic

Shifters: Shimano Ultegra 11spd electronic

Brakes: Shimano Ultegra with Reynolds carbon pads

Crankset: Shimano Ultegra 11spd (50/35t)

Pedals: Look Keo Blade Carbon

Seatpost: Oval Components 910

Saddle: Prologo Kappa Evo

Cassette: Shimano Ultegra 11spd (11-25t, 11-28t for hilly races)

Tires: Maxxis Cormet One 70

Stem: Oval Components 713

Bars: Oval Components 700s

 

Greg Thornton's Pinarello Dogma 65.1

01Owning a bike shop is a tricky business but  it comes with certain benefits and one of those benefits is having access to the latest and greatest bicycles available from the manufacturers you carry.  Over the next several weeks, YGR will highlight some of our local bike shop owners favorite bikes. 
This week we start with Greg Thornton's 2014 Pinarello Dogma.   Greg owns ProVelo Bicycles and has access to bikes from Cannondale, Jamis, Pinarello, Santa Cruz.

The Build

Frame: Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think2
Sizes: 53
Fork: Pinarello Onda Carbon 65HM1K
Headset: Pinarello, 1 1/8-to-1 1/2" tapered
Stem: Pinarello Most 120
Handlebars: Pinarello Most 42
Front brake: Campagnolo Super Record Skeleton dual pivot
Rear brake: Campagnolo Super Record Skeleton single pivot
Brake levers: Campagnolo Ultra-Shift Super Record EPS
Front derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record EPS
Rear derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record EPS
Shift levers: Campagnolo Ultra-Shift Super Record EPS
Cassette: Campagnolo Super Record, 11-26T
Chain: Campagnolo Record 11s
Crankset: Campagnolo Super Record Ultra-Torque CT, 39/53T
Bottom bracket: Campagnolo Ultra-Torque OS-Fit
Pedals: Look Keno Blade 2 Ti
Wheelset: Campagnolo Shamal Ultra
Front tire: Continental GP Grand Prix 4000, 700x25mm
Rear tire: Continental GP Grand Prix 4000, 700x25mm
Saddle: Selle Italia SLR ti
Seat post: Dogma

Ride Review: Georgia Gould's Carbon Orbea Terra

001Fort Collins' Georgia Gould took much of the 2013/2014 Cyclocross season off to recover from the 2012 MTB and CX seasons and the 2013 MTB season. After several months of rest and unstructured training, Georgia rode her 2013 Orbea Terra to victories at the Colorado State Cyclocross Championships, both Altitude Adjustment races in Longmont and 5th place at Cyclocross Nationals in Boulder. Here's a quick rundown of her championship winning bike. 

Frame: 51cm Orbea Terra 

Fork: Orbea Terra Carbon

Shifters/Brake Levers: Shimano Dura Ace

Front derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace

Rear derailleur: N/A. e*thirteen XCX guide

Tires: Clemte PDX 33 front and rear.

Wheels: Shimano Dura Ace C35 tubulars

Cranks: Shimano Dura Ace w/ single 39 tooth chain ring.

Chain: Shimano Dura Ace

Cassette: 12/27 Shimano Dura Ace

Brakes: Shimano CX70

Bars: 42cm Pro Vibe 7s

Stem: 100mm Pro Vibe 7s

Pedals: Shimano XTR PD-M970

Saddle: Selle Italia SLR XC

Seat post: Pro Vibe 7s

Headset: Fsa 1-1/8 - 1-1/2" Integrated

Ride Review: Steve Stefko's Cannondale SuperX Carbon 4

001Steve Stefko rode his 2012 Cannondale SuperX to 3rd place in the 35-39 age group at Nationals.

Steve Stefko piloted his 2012 Cannondale SuperX Carbon4 to consistent top 5 placings in the Colorado Elites this season and 3rd in the 35-39 age group at Cyclocross Nationals in Boulder last week. The Rival build, coming in at $3000.00, shows you can compete with the best without the $6000.00 cross bike.

 

 

 

 

Frame: 2012 54cm Cannondale SUPERX, BALLISTEC CARBON, SPEED SAVE, BB30

Fork: Cannondale SUPERX, BALLISTEC CARBON, 1-1/8" TO 1-1/4" STEERER

Shifter: SRAM Rival

Rear Derailleur: SRAM Rival

Front Derailleur: SRAM Rival

Tires: Clemte PDX 33

Wheels: Neuvation 50mm carbon tubular with Neuvation hubs.

Cranks: FSA GOSSAMER PRO, BB30, 46/36

Chain: SRAM 1091

Cassette:SRAM 12-26

Brakes: TRP Euro-X

Brake Pads: Zipp

Bars: CANNONDALE C2 COMPACT

Stem: Easton EA90 110mm

Pedals: Shimano XT

Saddle: FI'ZI:K TUNDRA 2

Seat post: CANNONDALE C3 CARBON WRAP, 27.2X300MM

Headset: Cane Creek

 

Ride Review: Brannan Fix's Boo RS-X

101/16/2014 Back in Oct YGR reviewed Brannan Fix's Boo RS-X.  Brannan rode this bike to an age group state championship title aswell as a victory in the 10-29 non championship race and a solid 10th in the 17-18 year old National Championship race. For Nats., Brannan rode Challenge Chicanes with 20 and 20.5 in the rear, 21 in the he front.

YGR will be reviewing local riders bikes in a new fearture called, Ride Review.  We'll start with Brannan Fix's 57cm Boo RS-X. 

Frame: Boo RS-X Size: 57cm

Components: Sram Force Cranks, Sram Force Rear D, Sram Force shifters, Sram Rival front d.

Tires: Challenge Grifo Tubular

Wheels: American Classic Carbon 38 tubular

Chainrings: SRAM 46-36

Cassette: PG 1070 11-26

Brakes: TRP Euro-X

Bars: Ritchey Evo-Curve 42cm

Stem: Ritchey Classic 110mm

Pedals: Time Carbon-Ti

Saddle: Selle San Marco ASPide

Seat post: Ritchey WCS

 

 

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