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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Travel By Bike Thursday - GRAVEL RACE SCENE

This has the possibility of being one long post today.  This is a subject near and dear to my heart and I just might ramble a little to try and convince you all of the joys that can be found riding gravel roads for mile upon mile.

You might be asking yourself what does this have to do with Travel By Bike - well the majority of the bikes I highlight on Thursday are quite capable of being the rig you can ride on gravel and have a great time.  Add into the fact that this week has been about racing and there really aren't any commuter or touring races (unless you know something I don't and if you do please let me know!)

How do you find gravel races?  Well there is this blog - Gravel Grinder News - and the host of it Mark Stevenson puts all gravel races around the country on it that he is notified of.  Mark is also the Race Director of my favorite race - TransIowa.  I have attempted TransIowa 2x and not finished either time.  If you don't click the link to learn about I will give you some background on TransIowa - it is a 320+ mile non-stop race.  You start at 4:00am on the chosen Saturday and you have 2-3 time checkpoints to hit or you don't get to go on.  The first checkpoint is generally 50 or so miles and most people make this if the road conditions allow for it.  You will then receive your next set of cue sheets (there are no Marshall's or signs - you navigate on your own) to checkpoint #2 which is usually 150 or so miles away.  If you make that in the allotted time then you will receive directions to the finish line.

THE TRANS IOWA RACE V.9

The majority of gravel races are 100+ miles, have no course Marshall's so that means you are responsible for course navigation, are in rural areas, require you to eat gas station food for nutrition, and are a battle of willpower for sure.  They are not like a local crit race where if you get dropped you just pull off to the side and then cruise back to your car and head home for the day.  Local road races are a longer loop but there is generally a SAG wagon on the course if you have mechanical issues to help you along.  In gravel racing you are your own SAG wagon, bike mechanic, nutritionist, physical therapist, and most importantly psychologist to convince yourself that you are doing fine and to just keep turning the pedals over!















Sure you have to do crazy things at times to finish the race - carry your bike through a flooded area or walk your bike along side a road that is so wet you can't pedal through it!

I am the second in line in this picture from last years TransIowa

The challenge of TransIowa is that it is run the last weekend of April so all of your training has to occur during the winter.  It is great motivation to get you on your bike all winter long because if you don't ride your bike all winter long you really have no chance of finishing this race and quite possibly might not even make the first checkpoint in time to go on.

It is always a great way to spend your day or weekend.  The other racers are genuine people who are just as concerned with you finishing as they are.  There are maybe 5-10 that enter that have a chance to win the race the others of us are there for the challenge!

If you would like to find a bike that will help you compete in these races stop by the shop and ask some questions.  We will guide you correctly and answer any questions you migh have about bikes, the terrain, or nutrition.

Tom's Pro Bike Service
3687 Walden Avenue
Lancaster, New York 14086
F: (716)651-0858

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

What to Wear Wednesday - RACE GEAR

Since we are on a Race roll this week I figured we could cover some gear that you can use while you are racing either Mountain Bikes, Cross Bikes, Road Bikes, or Triathlons.  At Tom's we carry something for all the above races and all the accessories you could ever think of needing to carry you through your race.

For Mountain Bike, Cross and Road races I just wear the Standard Tom's Pro Bike jersey/shorts/socks.  These are Castelli & Pearl Izumi manufactured and are extremely comfortable.

Custom Clothing

As you can see Tom's stocks short sleeve and long sleeve jerseys and bib shorts.

They are long lasting, have an outstanding chamois, and are very comfortable to wear.  We are fully stocked with these so if you need some new kits for the upcoming season stop by and check out our gear.

As I mentioned yesterday, Tom's Pro Bike is a sponsor of the Buffalo Triathlon Club and we have their tri racing gear in stock for members.  The main difference in tri gear and standard bike gear is the thickness of the chamois, weight of the material, and tri gear is tank cut instead of sleeved.  This gives you more shoulder movement on the swim and allows for more overall body cooling with less fabric.  The fabric also dries quicker than standard bike gear which is helpful to wear it under the wetsuit to lessen your transition area time.

If you have any other questions about clothing or aero or road helmets, or tri and road shoes stop by the shop, give us a call, or send us an e-mail.  We also have standard race gear if you want some jerseys from Pearl Izumi, Castelli, or Specialized.

Tom's Pro Bike Service
3687 Walden Avenue
Lancaster, New York 14086
F: (716)651-0858

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Triathlon/TT Tuesday - RACE SCHEDULE

Since we did a race focused post yesterday and because March is right around the corner I figured we would write up a post on some local races to get your competitive juices flowing!  I am sure some of you traveled to warmer climates this winter and did some races in places like Key West, FL, the Caribbean, and possibly even New Zealand of Australia for the world travelers that follow our blog!

I also realized, while riding along Lake Erie's FROZEN shoreline this morning, that local races are not right around the corner but in the southern states the race calendar is getting ready to go full tilt.  But that doesn't mean we can't dream of 80 degree weather, Lake Erie or Lake Ontario water at a comfortable temperature, and the sun shining down on us while we compete in local venues now does it?

 
 
Tom's Pro Bike is a sponsor of the Buffalo Triathlon Club and we will use their site as a reference point or the various other links they show for race information.  Score-This and Eclipse Multisport are two of the larger race promoters in our local area and if you check out their sites you will find additional race information.

I am going to highlight a few of the races on the calendar just by random order or because they are races that I have experience with.  I am not saying these are the races that you have to do and as I mentioned above if you check out the links you will find the full race schedule for all area races, and many Rochester and Ontario races as well.

It looks like the calendar kicks off with the ECC Kats Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon on May 19th.  This has an indoor swim at the Burt Flickenger Athletic Center and then the bike and run are in the downtown area.

The first full local outdoor race is the Quakerman in Orchard Park June 16th.  Since I live in the area of this race I am very aware of the race venue and it is a fun bike course and the run is through the beautiful area around Green Lake.

Looking to do a longer race but not a full Ironman distance?  Check out the GreatLakes 100 Mile Triathlon.  This is a 2nd year race and they have added a Cleveland, OH race site to this years calendar.  I almost signed up for this race last year but did the Beach2Battleship Full Relay race instead.  If you are race tested and want to try a new format I highly recommend this race - 1 mile swim (or 1 mile trail run for the Du), 84 mile bike leg, and then a 15 mile run.  Being up north along Lake Ontario I would imagine the scenery is beautiful and would make this race a highlight for anyone choosing to race it.

For the final race posting I am going to highlight a race that I imagine would end up hurting A LOT! - When a race has the word Pain in the title I would imagine they are not doing this because it is easy and they are trying to entice you to race it - I have to believe it is a tough course, they know it, and they want you to understand it.  Pain-in-the-alleganies is September 22 and is run through Allegany State Park.  I heard from a participant last year that the course is tough and last year the conditions were cold and rainy so that added to the enjoyment of the race.

As I said check out the links above for more race information and please do not take offense if I did not list your race.  We have a great schedule in our area for a smaller market and with the proximity of Rochester, Toronto, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh you could surely find a race weekly to fit into your schedule.  But I highly recommend you supporting our local promoters as much as possible.

If you need any bike equipment or are interested in more information on bike training or nutrition stop by the shop and talk to us.  Just remember race season is right around the corner so book a fit as soon as possible so that you can be ready for the great spring riding that is going to be here shortly!

Tom's Pro Bike Service
3687 Walden Avenue
Lancaster, New York 14086
F: (716)651-0858



Monday, February 25, 2013

Mountain Bike Monday - WINTER RACES


This time of the year a great race takes place in the wilderness of rural Alaska - Iditarod Trail Invitational

So you might be asking yourself what does this have to do with racing mountain bikes?  Take a look at the above photo and you will see a line of "fatbikes" just starting the race.

Now here is a photo of my Salsa Mukluk that I took yesterday at Sprague Brook Park after I did some cross country skiing and then took the bike out for a spin around the park.  The cross country loop was in great condition and the hiking/biking trail was very good also for the bike so I headed off on that for a loop as well.

I am not going to compare my endeavour yesterday with what those racers are facing in the wilds of Alaska this coming week.  Most will do 350 miles and then some will continue on and do the full distance of 1000 miles to Nome, Alaska.  Now you might be thinking to yourself 350 miles on snow would not be too difficult by the looks of the above picture and if those conditions were like that the whole time then you would be right.  The thing is, many times new snow falls and if you have ever tried to ride your bike in fresh snow you will know those racers are in for a long slow walk!

I posted some information about the Arrowhead 135 earlier this month and that ended up being a survival test of the racer's will more because of the amount of walking required.

Here is some information from the Iditarod web page:

What this race is all about
It was in Rohn as our trail breaker in 2007 I had the good fortune to meet Joe May one of the legends and winner of the early Iditarod Sled Dog Races. The history lesson for all of us at the Rohn cabin that night cannot be bought or read in books. The stories of dog races in the early days told with a lot of humor fascinated us and kept us laughing. The more I listened the better I felt about the philosophy of the Iditarod Trail Invitational.

When Alaska Ultra Sport was formed in 2002 with the input of several veteran racers we all agreed support should be kept to a minimum. Winning or even finishing in the extremes of Alaskan winter weather depends on how comfortable the racers are with their abilities, level of experience and amount of risk they are willing to take. We differ from other races in that we allow racers to make these decisions for themselves about what to carry, when to rest and when it is safe to travel. There is no designated or marked route only mandatory checkpoints racers must pass through. As a race organizer it would be much less stressful to have all the rules, restrictions and support offered in other races but as a racer I want to make and be responsible for my own decisions. We try to limit the amount of support to just what is necessary to prevent our race from imposing on lodges and other folks along the trail when things don’t go as planned. Words from a story told by Joe May say it best and I am paraphrasing, “Some times when you offer too much support you cheat the true adventurer out of a big part of why they are on the trail. They come to race, to confront and hopefully overcome what ever is thrown their way. To solve problems for them diminishes the experience.” 


Listening to those stories from someone who experienced the early days of the Iditarod Trail made me sure I want to preserve this philosophy of adventure and experience for all who qualify and choose to participate in the Iditarod Trail Invitational. This race is not for everyone. A mistake at the wrong time and place in the Alaskan winter wilderness could cost you fingers and toes or even your life. At times the only possible rescue will be self rescue. For those who do not agree with this philosophy, expect marked trails and more support there are other races out there which will cater to your needs.

As you can see it is not always a bike race - it can come down to survival.  These racers are hand picked by the race organizers and not even then are they guaranteed to finish.

If you would like to get some information on "fatbikes" stop by the shop and ask some questions.  I have no problem bringing my Mukluk to the shop for test rides and would even meet you at Sprague Brook or Chestnut Ridge for you to see what it is like to ride the bike on snow and get a feel for the amount of work and variables that come into play with snow conditions and temperatures and the proper tire pressure for those conditions.  It is not for everyone, but I can tell you it is a blast and falling in the snow is the least painful crash I have ever experienced ;)

Tom's Pro Bike Service
3687 Walden Avenue
Lancaster, New York 14086
F: (716)651-0858

Friday, February 22, 2013

Fast & Furious Friday - SPECIALIZED S-WORKS ROUBAIX SL4 DI2 COMPACT



Today we are highlighting a top of the line race bike from Specialized:  S-Works Roubaix SL4 DI2 Compact.  This bike carries top of the line components and a top of the line price tag as well, but if you are looking for a lifetime investment bike you cannot go wrong with this beauty!

Let's see what Specialized has to say:

The smoother, faster S-Works Roubaix SL4 features a super light and stiff FACT 11r carbon frame with tapered head tube, Zertz vibration dampers, and full internal cable routing—the same frame that Tom Boonen rode to win the 2012 Paris-Roubaix. Equipped with Pro-Tour proven Dura Ace Di2 components, Specialized SL FACT carbon cranks, and Roval Rapide CLX 40 wheels.
  • S-Works FACT 11r SL4 frame with Zertz is the fastest and smoothest endurance bike avaliable, with size specific engineering, tapered headtube, ultra lightweight.
  • All-new Specialized FACT carbon fork with Zertz has size-specific engineering that creates a more balanced and stable ride for riders of different sizes
  • Ultra-light Roval Rapide CLX 40 wheelset for low aerodynamic drag, and low rolling resistance thanks to Ceramic Speed bearings.
  • Specialized S-Works FACT carbon crankset with OSBB, removable carbon spider, and ceramic bearings has incredible stiffness-to-weight for max power
  • S-Works SL ergonomic carbon handlebars for superior fit, comfort, stiffness, and strength at minimal weight
  • Ultra-light and stiff BG Toupe RBX Pro saddle with carbon rails; paired with the new S-Works Flex post sharpens handling and dampens road vibration

You might not be able to race Paris-Roubaix if you purchase this bike but it sure couldn't hurt your chances


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

FRAME:  S-Works Roubaix FACT 11r carbon, FACT IS construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8" to size specific lower head tube, compact race design, Zertz, internal cable routing, carbon OSBB
FORK:  S-Works Roubaix, FACT carbon full monocoque, Zertz
HEADSET:  1-1/8" upper and 1-3/8" lower Cr-Mo cartridge bearings, 20mm carbon cone spacer and 20mm of carbon spacers
STEM:  S-Works Pro-Set, 7050 3D-forged, carbon-clip front cap/cone, 4-degree shim, CNC head bolts
HANDLEBARS:  S-Works SL Carbon, shallow drop
TAPE:  Specialized Roubaix Tape w/ S gel
FRONT BRAKE:  New Shimano Dura-Ace
REAR BRAKE:  New Shimano Dura-Ace
FRONT DERAILLEUR:  New Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 11-speed
REAR DERAILLEUR:  New Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 11-speed
SHIFT LEVERS:  New Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
CASSETTE:  Shimano Dura Ace, 11-speed, 11-28
CHAIN:  New Shimano Dura-Ace 11-speed
CRANKSET:  S-Works FACT carbon
CHAINRINGS:  50/34
BOTTOM BRACKET:  Ceramic Speed, OSBB integrated ceramic, 30x42x7mm
FRONT WHEEL:  Roval Rapide CLX 40 with Ceramic Speed bearings
REAR WHEEL:  Roval Rapide CLX 40 with Ceramic Speed bearings
FRONT TIRE:  Specialized Turbo Pro, BlackBelt, 127TPI, aramid bead, 700x25c
REAR TIRE:  Specialized Turbo Pro, BlackBelt, 127TPI, aramid bead, 700x25c
INNER TUBES:  Turbo Ultralight, 60mm, presta
SADDLE:  Body Geometry ToupĂ© RBX Pro, carbon rails, 143mm
SEATPOST:  Specialized COBL GOBL-R, FACT carbon, 27.2mm
SEAT BINDER:  Forged bolt and nut, 32.6mm
NOTES:  Carbon chainstay protector, derailleur hanger, clear coat, owners manual
 
MSRP: $12,000.00
 
If you would like more information on this race bike stop by the shop, give us a call, or send us an e-mail.  Sure the price might cause some sticker shock but this bike is full of justification for the price from frame manufacturing to the top of the line components.  You will not be disappointed with the quality of ride from the Roubaix SL4.
 
Tom's Pro Bike Service
3687 Walden Avenue
Lancaster, New York 14086
F: (716)651-0858

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Travel by Bike Thursday - SPECIALIZED SOURCE ELEVEN




Today we are going to look at a high end commuter bike with hub generator lights and internal hub gearing as well.  The price is up there but the reliability factor of this is uncomparable!  Enjoy the Specialized Source Eleven.

Let's see what Specialized has to say about the Source Eleven:

A true multi-tasker for anything from commuting to a loaded weekend camping trek down the coast, the Source Eleven does it all anytime, anywhere. Equipped with disc brakes and integrated lights, rack, and fenders, plus 11-speed Shimano Alfine internal gearing with belt drive for the ultimate in low-maintenance efficiency and ultimate reliability.

  • All-new, super light E5 fully-manipulated alloy frame is built for high speed, low-fuss, and great versatility, with tapered head tube, internal routing, rack/fender mounts, and wide tire clearance; Plus open rear triangle for belt drive.
  • Sturdy alloy fork with Cr-Mo steerer and fender/rack mounts and internal light cable routing for the ultimate multi-purpose bike
  • Shimano Alfine 11-speed internal hub is the epitome of quality, versatility, and simplicity
  • Body Geometry Targa gel grips lock on and help alleviate hand pain and tingling fingers. Integrated bar ends for changing hand position included.
  • Strong, reliable Shimano dual-piston hydraulic disc brakes for sure stopping and control in any weather with any load
  • New Gates Centerline 24t sprocket for Shimano Alfine 11-speed belt drive with 55T chainring
  • Supernova E3 Pro headlight supplies over 300 lumens of light, plus a minimal but superbright taillight to keep you safe on the road anytime, both powered with a on/off switchable Supernova Infinity 8 hubdynamo
  • Supernova Infinity 8 hub-dynamo is superlight and can be switched off for a drag free option
  • Super light and compact Racktime Ultra hollow alloy rack lets you carry supplies without adding a lot of bulk; max load 10kg

Technical Specifications
FRAME:  Specialized E5 aluminum, fully manipulated tubing, smooth weld, compact design, internal cable routing, integrated headset, fender/rack eyelets, center kickstand plate, eccentric BB adjuste
FORK:  Aluminum legs/crown, Cr-Mo steerer, 52mm fully integrated headset, fender/rack eyelets, internal light cable routing
HEADSET:  1-1/8" sealed Cr-Mo bearings integrated w/ headset, 15mm alloy cone spacer with 25mm of spacers
STEM:  Specialized Elite-Set, 3D forged alloy, 4-position adjustable, 4-bolt 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARS:  Specialized butted alloy flat bar, 6-degree back sweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS:  Body Geometry Targa, lock on for bar ends
FRONT BRAKE:  Shimano BRM-446 hydraulic disc, dual-piston, 160mm rotor
REAR BRAKE:  Shimano BRM-446 hydraulic disc, dual-piston, 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS:  Shimano BLM-505 hydraulic 3-finger alloy lever
SHIFT LEVERS:  Shimano Alfine 11 Rapidfire
CASSETTE:  Custom Gates Centerline sprocket for Alfine 11, 26t
CHAIN:  Gates Centerline belt
CRANKSET:  Single ring, forged, 130BCD, 170mm length, w/o chainring
CHAINRINGS:  50T Gates Centertrack belt drive chainring
BOTTOM BRACKET:  GXP, external bearing
PEDALS:  Sirrus pedal, nylon body, symmetric alloy cage, low profile bearing system, toe clip capable
RIMS:  DRX300 Disc, alloy double-wall, sleeved, CNC machined, 32h
FRONT HUB:  Supernova Infinity 8 dynamo hub, Freespin technology, switchable drag, QR
REAR HUB:  Shimano Alfine 11, 32h
SPOKES:  Stainless, 2mm
FRONT TIRE:  Specialized Espoir Sport Reflect w/ double BlackBelt, 60 TPI, wire bead, 700x30c
REAR TIRE:  Specialized Espoir Sport Reflect w/ double BlackBelt, 60 TPI, wire bead, 700x30c
INNER TUBES:  Presta Valve
SADDLE:  Body Geometry Targa Comp, 143mm wide
SEATPOST:  Alloy, 2-bolt forged head, 27.2mm, 350mm
SEAT BINDER:  31.8 clamp ID, superlight forged and machined alloy
HEADLIGHT:  Supernova E3 Pro, w/ multimount
TAILLIGHT:  Supernova E3 tail light, black
DYNAMO:  Supernova Infinity 8 dynamo hub, 32h
CHAINCASE:  Aluminum for single chainring
KICKSTAND:  Specialized extra light, aluminum
RACK:  Racktime Ultra, Specialized custom, hollow alloy, max. load 10kg
FENDERS:  Specialized aluminum, anodized finish, aluminum struts, "hidden" rack mount bracket
BELL:  Nuvo aluminum mini bell
MSRP: $2750.00

We do not have one in stock currently but that can be arranged if you are interested in adding the Source Eleven to your arsenal for commuter/touring bikes.  Yes it would work as a touring rig as well.  Stop by the shop to ask any questions or to place an order!


Tom's Pro Bike Service
3687 Walden Avenue
Lancaster, New York 14086
F: (716)651-0858

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

What to Wear Wednesday - LAYERING

Even though I woke up to 4" of fresh snow this morning I am still holding out hope that Spring is right around the corner.  And with Spring comes road rides in various temperature ranges.  The best way to handle these ranges is to layer - but what is the best way to layer?

To start with - I understand we are all different and have different reactions at various temperatures and you might have to adjust your layering to fit your specific reaction to temperature ranges.

The most important aspect of layering is the base layer.  There are so many different wicking shirt manufacturers out there and that means you can pay as little as $10 and as much as $150 for a base layer.  The important part of this is that you realize that sweat = cold if you have to stop and fix a mechanical while you are out on the road.  If it is really cold out (20 degrees or colder) I will go with a long sleeve thermal wicking shirt, but generally will use a light-weight long sleeve or short sleeve for most temperatures.



My next layer is dependent upon the wind factor.  The great thing about cycling in the summer time is that we create our own wind chill and keep cooler riding than you would running because of moving even if there is not a strong wind out.  Well the opposite of that is that in the winter you automatically create a bigger windchill factor than Mother Nature provides so you need to prepare for that.  If the temperatures are low and there is a 10+ mph wind out there I will put a light-weight fleece layer on next.

 

For most temperature ranges I will now throw a long sleeve jersey or a light weight shell on at this point.  Tom's Pro Bike has a great selection of many long sleeve jerseys or shells to choose from and we have highlighted many of them on Wednesday in the past.



Here are a couple of images of some of the long sleeve jerseys we stock from Specialized, Castelli, and Pearl Izumi.

I try and focus on two things as I prepare to leave.  If I am outside and getting set and I feel comfortable, I know I overdressed and will take off a layer automatically.  This is a sure sign that I will be "sweating out" very soon into the ride and if there are any issues that I have to stop for an extended period of time, trouble can occur.  I read a race report recently from the Arrowhead 135 and his main point was that people die of hypothermia in 20-30 degree temps when they are wet.  People don't die when it is below zero because they are generally dressed and prepared for the extreme cold temperatures.  You might not die of hypothermia but pneumonia or bronchitis is a very real danger if you do not dress properly.

For more ideas on layering or to get some new long sleeve jerseys or shells, stop by the shop and check out our inventory.

Tom's Pro Bike Service
3687 Walden Avenue
Lancaster, New York 14086
F: (716)651-0858

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Triathlon/TT Tuesday - FUJI ALOHA 1.0



Today we are going to highlight the Fuji Aloha 1.0 for your upcoming Triathlon season.  Let's see what Fuji has to say about this bike:

We added carbon fiber aero bars and a carbon fiber seat post to smooth the ride while you’re tucked deep into your wind-cheating position. In addition to the hydroformed A6-SL aluminum frame, Shimano’s 20-speed drivetrain and Oval Concepts’ componentry provide exceptional quality and reliable performance, so you can focus on the road ahead.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
SIZESS (49cm), S/M (52cm), M (54cm), M/L (56cm), L (58cm), XL (61cm)
COLOR(S)White/Blue
MAIN FRAMEA6-SL alloy, custom-butted and aero shaped down tube & seat tube w/ rear wheel recess, hydroformed top tube, forged, rear entry dropouts
REAR TRIANGLEA6-SL alloy aero seat stays w/ ride tuned chainstay, forged rear entry dropout
FORKFC-440 aero full carbon w/ 1 1/8" steerer
CRANKSETFSA Gossamer forged alloy, 39/53T
BOTTOM BRACKETFSA MegaExo
FRONT DERAILLEURShimano 105, braze-on mount
REAR DERAILLEURShimano Ultegra, 10-speed
SHIFTERSShimano Dura Ace TT bar end type, 20-speed
CASSETTEShimano 105, 11-25T 10-speed
CHAINKMC X10, 10-speed
WHEELSETOval 330 aero alloy, 30mm rims, DT Swiss Champion spokes 20/24H, precision ground hubs
TIRESHutchinson Equinox, 700x23c, folding
BRAKE SETOval 500 forged alloy, dual pivot w/ cartridge pads
BRAKE LEVERSOval 700 forged alloy
HEADSETOval 1 1/8" Campy System
HANDLEBARProfile T2 Wing base bar, T2 Plus extensions
STEMOval 700 3D forged 7050 alloy, 31.8mm, +/-6 degrees
TAPE/GRIPFuji custom suede wrap
SADDLESelle Italia T1 w/ FeC alloy rails
SEAT POSTFuji carbon aero multi-position

GEOMETRY

SIZES(49cm)S/M(52cm)M(54cm)M/L(56cm)L(58cm)XL(61cm)
SEAT TUBE, CENTER TO TOP495254565861
SIZE, CENTER TO CENTERN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
EFFECTIVE SEAT TUBE LENGTH495254565861
EFFECTIVE TOP TUBE LENGTH50.55253.55556.558
REACH40.742.143.444.745.846.9
STACK50.651.152.15354.956.8
FORK OFFSET4.54.54.54.54.54.5
HEAD TUBE ANGLE (DEG)72.572.572.572.572.572.5
SEAT TUBE ANGLE787878787878
CHAINSTAY393939393939
WHEELBASE97.6599.19100.79102.39104.09105.78
HEAD TUBE LENGTH10.51112131517
BOTTOM BRACKET HEIGHT26.626.626.626.626.626.6
BOTTOM BRACKET DROP6.86.86.86.86.86.8
STAND OVER HEIGHT73.673.77575.977.879.9
CRANK LENGTH170170172.5172.5175175
STEM LENGTH9910101111
HANDLEBAR WIDTH404040424242

MSRP: $1549.00

We do not have any Aloha's currently in stock but if you are interested in obtaining one of these fine machines stop by and we can discuss the details with you.

Tom's Pro Bike Service
3687 Walden Avenue
Lancaster, New York 14086
F: (716)651-0858