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Pro Bike: George Hincapie's Team High Road Giant TCR Advanced Team Paris-Roubaix Special, April 13, 2008

George Hincapie (Team High Road)
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It's still uncertain
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Will this be Hincapie's year?
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Hincapie's carbon frame resembles Giant's OCR
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There isn't nearly as much reinforcement
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The fork is supposedly borrowed from Giant's 'cross frameset.
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Hincapie's machine features an aluminum steerer tube.
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The fork crown is somewhat ungainly in appearance
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Cantilever studs are cleanly integrated up front.
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The wide-profile brakes deliver maximum rim clearance
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The curved seat stays should give 'Big George'
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There's also lots of clearance out back, too.
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There are no fancy aero wheels to be found here
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A wider 25mm Schwalbe tubular
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The front tire is labeled as a Schwalbe Ultremo
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The stem is drilled clean through
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The extra security of an aluminum handlebar
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Hincapie's bike is fitted with standard Dura-Ace crankarms.
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The inner ring is upsized to a 44T
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Standard Dura-Ace fare is found here, too
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The stock Shimano Dura-Ace rear derailleur
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Dura-Ace STI Dual Control levers
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The Dura-Ace SPD-SL pedals
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The Selle Italia Flite TT Team Edition saddle
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Hincapie comments on the next day's action.
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