Rock Racing to Ride Kestrel in 2009

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Rock Racing to Ride Kestrel in 2009

Postby AUbicycles » Wed Feb 11, 2009 10:52 pm

Courtesy of Kestrel Bicycles:
Caught my eye as they had some pretty nifty racing bikes from Fuji - but have now moved.

The team will ride Kestrel's new RT900, a 950 gram carbon frameset that features a unique aero-shaped monocoque frame design and its proprietary EMS Pro fork. The team will also be supported by Shimano with Dura-Ace components.

Rock Racing will make its racing debut at the Tour of California, February 14, 2009. The TOC team roster includes: Victor Hugo Pena Grisales (Col), Enrique Gutierrez (Spa), Francisco Mancebo (Spa), Freddy Rodriguez (USA), Tyler Hamilton (USA), David Vitoria (Swi), Oscar Sevilla (Spa), Aaron Kemps (Aus).


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Postby moosterbounce » Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:29 pm

I want one :D

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Postby Mulger bill » Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:29 pm

11000 sterling, for last years team bike :shock:
The 900SL certainly looks the goods.

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Postby AUbicycles » Thu Feb 12, 2009 8:58 am

I really like it simply because it is so different, and I think we will see a lot more variation in graphics and new graphical styles for road bikes in the future.

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Postby muggah » Thu Feb 12, 2009 10:17 am

The graphics on the fuji look awesome - hopefully they'll do something similar for the Kestrel?

I reckon RR have done a great job introducing a new flavour to cycling - the steath race car colour schemes, that seem to be the norm are cool but it's awesome to see some new designs as well. I saw a rider in a white RR kit the other week - looked very schmick. Hopefully we'll see some more bike mfg's bringing out some funky graphics in the not too distant future.
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