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Tech feature: Ridley 2010 preview, June 12, 2009

Carbon fiber or aluminum? Now you have a choice.
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The new Phaeton mimics the shape of the flagship Noah
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The Phaeton gets the Noah's R-Flow split-blade
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Stay shaping on the Phaeton isn't nearly as radical
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There is a lot of welding required
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Ridley are also offering the Noah in a team replica paintjob
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The Noah uses a tapered front end as well
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Ridley say the split R-Flow seat stay and fork blade design
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Rather than a full-length or overlapping sleeve,
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The Helium continues on as Ridley's flagship all-around road racer.
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The front end features a tapered steerer tube
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Large-diameter chain stays and slender seat stays
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The integrated seatmast is topped with a tidy looking head
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Team Fidea will use the all-new X-Night for this year's UCI 'cross series.
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The X-Night's newly tapered steerer also yields
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Newly internal cable routing
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The new X-Night's BB30 bottom bracket
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The BB30 system will shed weight and add stiffness
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An integrated seatmast on the new X-Night
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The new X-Night's wishbone stays
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Both dropouts of the new X-Night are fully replaceable
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Ridley also market their own line of carbon wheels
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Ridley offer high-end carbon fiber 'cross machines
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The new X-Fire gets a substantial upgrade
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Bigger chain stays and smaller seat stays
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The Crossbow frame is built with double-butted 7000-series aluminum
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The widely set stays on the Crossbow
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The budget-minded Crossbow's Zornyc fork
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The Ignite carbon hardtail gets new tube shaping
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Cable routing on the updated Ignite is now internal.
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