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Pro Bike: Ivan Basso's Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod prototype, February 11, 2009

The Liquigas team will race new prototype Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod frames
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Ivan Basso hopes his new bike will help him
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The top tube of Basso's bike says 'SuperSix High Modulus'
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Cannondale has added material to the back of the head tube
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Cannondale looks to have retained the current SuperSix's tapered fork steerer.
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The seat stays now look to be separate nearly all the way
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Basso’s power transfers from the Cannondale Hollowgram cranks
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The step at the top and bottom of the seat tube are also now gone.
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Even with the extra power measuring hardware
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The new wireless PowerControl VI displays
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Basso is currently equipped with Campagnolo Record
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The newly added 11th rear cog provides more range at either end
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Campagnolo says the stiffer front derailleur cage
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Campagnolo continues to use different brakes front and rear,
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...while the single-pivot rear shaves weight
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Elite carbon water bottle cages
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The Mavic Cosmic Carbone Ultimate front wheel
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The same rim profile is used out back
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The front hub shell is all carbon fiber.
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The rear hub shell is mostly aluminum.
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Speedplay Zero Titanium pedals are finished in Liquigas’ cool shade of green.
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The fi'zi:k Arione CX Carbon saddle
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The aluminum FSA Energy New Ergo handlebars
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Schwalbe's Ultremo tubulars are said to weigh just 195g apiece.
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A handy way to mark Basso's saddle height.
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