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

Part 7 - September 26, 2008: Bikes, bikes and more bikes

The iconic Titus Racer-X has been replaced
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The curved tubes allow much more fork crown clearance than before.
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The shock mount is machined
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The Racer-X will continue on
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The Racer-X Carbon now becomes the X Carbon
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An all-new rear end shaves 175g on its own.
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Asymmetrical hydroformed chain stays
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The new bottom bracket and main pivot mount
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A one-piece carbon link replaces the previous three-piece link.
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The seat stay bridge has now moved
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The X Carbon wears an integrated head tube
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The FTM replaces the Motolite in the Titus lineup.
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Like on the X, the FTM wears an all-new rear end.
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A one-piece carbon link is used here as well.
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The curved tubes on the FTM
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The FTM seat post and seat tube grow in diameter
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The FTM shock mount is milled from extruded aluminum.
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The aluminum El Guapo
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Aluminum El Guapos now all use 1.5" front ends.
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ISCG05 tabs have been added to the El Guapo for 2009.
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The burly aluminum link still uses two mounting positions
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New for 2009 is the Fireline Steel Exo hardtail.
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The Ligero is gone but the Solera gets upgraded
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The Exogrid-tubed Vuelo carries on for 2009.
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The Jamis Xenith SL now uses a tapered steerer tube
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The tapered fork is stiffer and better handling
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A BB30 bottom bracket beefs up the drivetrain
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Jamis has swapped from Easton to 3T on the Xenith
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The Xenith T is mostly unchanged...
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...though the trailing edges
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The value-oriented Trilogy
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…such as the Windshield fork and brake setup.
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The Supernova is ready to hit the 'cross circuit
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The flattened part of the top tube
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Lighter dropouts now sprout fender mounts.
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As is now becoming standard practice,
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Zipp carbon tubulars and TRP EuroX Magnesium brakes
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The Selle San Marco Superleggera saddle on the Jamis show special
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The Jamis Sonik track bike
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The hydroformed seat tube
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Steel-lined horizontal dropouts
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Now this is good thinking:
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Jamis has brought back the Eclipse
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The Dakar XCR racer
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An all-new Dakar XCT offers near-XCR weight
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The Dakar XCT main frame
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Jamis equips the Dakar XCT with its familiar
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The longer-travel XAM receives upgraded pivot hardware as well and will come stock with Truvativ's new HammerSchmidt system.
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The Jamis XAM offers plenty of beef
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A stout aluminum link keeps things tracking true.
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Van Dessel's Gin & Trombones is so popular
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This year's Gin & Trombones gets upgraded
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Bigger and/or stronger 'cross riders
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The Rivet road racer gets a tapered front end
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The bigger lower fork diameter
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The BB30 bottom bracket is an optional upgrade.
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The Rivet is just 1050g
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Milled-out aluminum dropouts retain durability
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The all-aluminum Hellafaster
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An aero post is fixed to the frame…
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…with this cheeky binder.
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The Drag Strip Courage gets bigger and burlier tubing
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It's unlikely most riders will be able to flex this back end.
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The Country Road Bob carries on for 2009…
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…but gets an eccentric bottom bracket…
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…vertical dropouts and disc brakes front and rear.
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The 29"-wheeled Jersey Devil continues on unchanged for 2009.
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