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Interbike – A wheelie good day

During Wednesday evening’s CrossVegas event Kona’s Ryan Trebon won on a brand new pair of wheels from FSA, providing a good excuse to look at a few new deeper section carbon rims that debuted at this year’s show. Besides FSA, both Easton and Reynolds have new or refined wheels for 2008. Titanium has also been a prominent product at this year’s show, could it be that some, more traditionally minded riders are suffering from too much carbon fiber in their diet? We wouldn’t go quite that far yet as it seems most of the industry is still gaga over string and glue construction for all types of

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By Matt Pacocha

Reynolds is filling a gap for 2008, admitting that it has not catered to the triathlon and time-trial segments ...

Reynolds is filling a gap for 2008, admitting that it has not catered to the triathlon and time-trial segments …

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During Wednesday evening’s CrossVegas event Kona’s Ryan Trebon won on a brand new pair of wheels from FSA, providing a good excuse to look at a few new deeper section carbon rims that debuted at this year’s show. Besides FSA, both Easton and Reynolds have new or refined wheels for 2008.

Reynolds says that it tests to have the second lowest drag coefficient of all the wheels it has tested. The tu ...

Reynolds says that it tests to have the second lowest drag coefficient of all the wheels it has tested. The tu …

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Titanium has also been a prominent product at this year’s show, could it be that some, more traditionally minded riders are suffering from too much carbon fiber in their diet? We wouldn’t go quite that far yet as it seems most of the industry is still gaga over string and glue construction for all types of components. Nonetheless Moots and Ritchey, among others, have been pushing out new products in the once wonder metal, titanium.

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