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Full carbon frame/fork 2008 "Team" model, this is from back when the CR1 was still a race bike, not the endurance road style they are now.
Scott calls this a 52cm/small. The effective top tube measurement is 53cm. 130mm headtube.
This frame is in amazing condition, and super clean. No cracks or dings. The wheels are brand new, they were just taken off a new Giant TCR SL and have only been ridden around the block once. The drivetrain is in excellent condition with appx 2500 mi. The rider only weighs 115 lbs, cleans his stuff frequently, swaps wheels frequently, so the cassette has less wear, and the chain has only 1000 mi since it was installed.
Shifters: Sram Force
Front Derailleur: Sram Force
Rear Derailleur: Sram Force
Crankset: Sram Red 170mm 52/39 *Ultegra 6600 rings*
BB: Sram GXP (less than 100 mi)
Chain: Shimano Dura Ace
Cassette: Sram PC-1070 11-25
Brakes: TRP R920 SL Alloy w/ Titanium hardware
Stem: Ritchey WCS 4 Axis
Handlebar: Ritchey WCS Classic Bend
Saddle: Selle San Marco Ponza
Wheels: Giant P-SL1 (made by DT Swiss), 21mm wide rims, DT Oryx based hubs
Omega Pharma-Quick Step confirmed its Tour de France roster on Monday and will send a team built around Mark Cavendish’s assault on the green points jersey. World time trial champion Tony Martin, outside overall contender Michal Kwiatkowski, and protagonist Sylvain Chavanel will anchor the Belgian squad’s nine-man roster, which does not feature former world champion Tom Boonen.
“We have a strong team at the Tour de France,” sport and development manager Rolf Aldag said in a team release. “Together with the sport directors, we talked this morning with all the guys and they are really committed to the team goals. The team will be built mainly around Mark Cavendish. Cav is there to try and win stages, and of course one of the big goals of Mark is to go for the yellow jersey on the first day. This is something he missed for the moment — he has worn yellow before, but never after the first stage of the Tour.”
The final pieces of Cavendish’s once-tenuous leadout, which supported him to five stage wins and the points jersey in May’s Giro d’Italia, will be back for the Tour.
“They are already tested in race situations and will be ready again,” said Aldag. “Steegmans will be the last man, and Matteo Trentin will be the second to last man. But, all the team will be committed with Mark when the stage will fit his characteristics. Tony Martin will be there to ride to the ‘Flamme Rouge’ on the flat stages. He will bring Matteo, Gert, and Cav into the best position possible in the final kilometer.”
For his part, Martin will target the race’s first time trial, on July 10. The 33km eleventh stage from Avranches to Mont Saint-Michel features a hilly opening 15km with the second half trending downhill.
“Tony will also be there to get his chances at the time trials,” Aldag said. “The first ITT will be a little more appropriate for his skills. The second will be difficult, but for sure he will still try his best. He will also be an important piece to our [stage 4] TTT as he is the world champion of this discipline, so we will rely on his strength to lead us during this stage.”
Kwiatkowski’s young star shone brightly in the Ardennes classics, where he registered top-five results at the Amstel Gold Race and La Flèche Wallonne.
“Kwiatkowski is the youngest guy of the team,” Aldag said. “We decided to bring him because it’s time to get this kind of experience, to try and wear the white jersey even for a limited time. It will be a kind of dream for him and of course a great achievement for the team. We will try to make it real, but without stress or pressure. He has to learn a lot and Le Tour will be another important step of his learning process.
Omega Pharma-Quick Step
Mark Cavendish (GBR)
Sylvain Chavanel (FRA)
Michal Kwiatkowski (POL)
Tony Martin (GER)
Jerome Pineau (FRA)
Gert Steegmans (BEL)
Niki Terpstra (NED)
Matteo Trentin (ITA)
Peter Velits (SVK)
- I've got a mid-Ninties (?), made in the US Trek 920 MTB for sale. This bike was purchased new by my fiance in Helena Montana back in the day. It's got a few rust spots and will probably need new rubber, cables, and housing to be brought back to life.
seatube measures about 16.5" center-to-center
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