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Interbike show, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 22-26, 2008

Part 10 - September 30, 2008: Hitting pay dirt in Las Vegas

Rocky Mountain jumps into the carbon hardtail fray
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Beefy chain stays contribute to the expectedly rigid ride.
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Virtually the entire frame sports a prominent lateral ridge.
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The stays are fully hollow even as they wrap around the dropouts.
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The integrated seat clamp offers a clean look.
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New for '09 is the Solo 90 SST time trial/triathlon bike.
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Familiar aero cues include the deep-profile stays
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Rear-entry horizontal dropouts
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Rocky Mountain's new Altitude platform
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According to Rocky Mountain, the Altitude's raised dropout pivot
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Ellsworth brings the price down with the new Glimpse.
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The overseas-made Glimpse uses less expensive CNC-machined rockers
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The Glimpse also uses its own distinctive dropout.
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Sorry, you can't get the one-off finish on this Moment…
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…but you can get this cool green anodized finish
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Ellsworth aims its Dare at the full-on DH crowd.
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Wow, there's a lot of welding going on here!
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No, we're not kidding.
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Also new to the Ride lineup is the Ride 3 commuter.
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Ride 3 purchasers will be able to choose
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The Ride 3 is about getting people from Point A to Point B
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And yes, the Ride 3 comes with its own kickstand.
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Intense brings a dirt jumper to market
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The heavily reinforced front end includes a 1.5"-compatible head tube.
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If you can bend or break this rear end,
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Horizontal dropouts allow for singlespeed use if desired.
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The Uzzi is the next bike to use second-generation VPP technology from Intense.
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Intense says the revised VPP geometry
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The 1.5" head tube allows for 1.5", 1 1/8", or tapered steerer tubes.
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