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New Gear: Breezer's Carbon Fiber Cloud 9 29er

By Singletrack.com

2011 Breezer Cloud 9 LTD carbon
2011 Breezer Cloud 9 LTD carbon

Singletrack.com not too lonh ago wrote about Breezer Bikes founder Joe Breeze’s new line of 26-inch hardtail mountain bikes.

With the 2011 product rollout happening across the bike industry, Breezer will debut its Cloud 9, the first carbon fiber bike from the pioneering mountain bike designer. Breeze’s new rig is set to debut July 29 at Dealer Camp in Deer Valley, Utah.

The Cloud 9 will be available this fall in Limited Edition and Pro versions or as a frameset. The Limited Edition will come in at $5,899. The Pro at $2,999; and the frameset at $1,799.

Cloud 9 LTD Specifications Glance
High-modulus carbon fiber, 1 1/8î ñ 1 1/2î tapered headtube
Fork: Rock Shox Reba RLT
Crankset: Shimano XTR 2×10
Bottom Bracket: Shimano XTR Press-fit BB92.
Derailleur: XTR 2×10
Wheelset: New WTB Stryker Tubeless
Brakes: Shimano XTR
Bars: Oval M800 Carbon
Stem: Oval M800 carbon 6-degree
Sadddle: WTB Silverado Custom
Seatpost: Oval M800 carbon.

The addition of the 29ers expands the Breezer mountain bike line to four base models, including the Lightning and Thunder 26ers, which marked Breeze’s return to his mountain bike roots after a decade of focusing on commuter and transportation bikes.

Purchased in 2009 by Philadelphia-based ASI, the parent company of Fuji, Kestrel and SE Bikes, Breezer will continue to expand its lineup in future years. In addition to the U.S., Breezers are now sold in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Australia. The 2010 line of Br

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