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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 7:25 pm 
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does anyone know which light frames were tested on the TOUR January 2014 issue?


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:00 pm 
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cervelo rca, focus izalco max, corratec Mauro Sannino Prima, cannondale superSix Evo, Pasculli Altissimo, Simplon Pavo 3 Ultra, trek Madone /.9 and Neil Pryde Bura SL.

I have the magazine :)

The Focus has the best frame of the lot.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:13 pm 
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Thanks!..I was hoping the new Addict was on the list. How did the other frames rank?


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:14 pm 
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German brand winning in german magazine is hardly a surprise :)


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:06 am 
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Buy the latest edition of Tour Int on the iPad and you get the full review in English along with the aero bike review as well.

And yes, Tour is a bit partisan towards German brands.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:20 am 
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Haha Tour mag always has a winner like Focus, Stevens, Canyon...


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:30 am 
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Cervelo S5 tested best in the wind tunnel, though Storck Aenario 'won' the aero category again for having the most balanced ride characteristic (comfort stiffness aerodynamic) despite having one of the worst aerodynamic in the test. Surprise there?

Focus Izalco Max won the lightest bike category. I will try to upload the result photo later today.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:35 am 
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How did the RCA do?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:03 am 
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So obviously the the Addict and BH Ultralight are the best bikes to get. They are the only two that beat the Focus and thus weren't even included.

:smartass:


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 8:22 am 
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Colnago hate Tour.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 11:48 am 
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When you have a minute, give us the numbers for the light weight frames (don't forget to mention frame size tested, plz!!!!)!!!!


:beerchug:


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:52 pm 
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January?

http://www.testberichte.de/a/fahrrad/ma ... 87295.html

and compare with this:

http://www.testberichte.de/a/fahrrad/ma ... 84096.html

:D
I think the real differences between 2013 and 2014 are not so big...
Canyon, cannondale ...are the same frames

this is feb test:
http://www.testberichte.de/a/fahrrad/ma ... 88834.html


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:46 pm 
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ichobi wrote:
Cervelo S5 tested best in the wind tunnel, though Storck Aenario 'won' the aero category again for having the most balanced ride characteristic (comfort stiffness aerodynamic) despite having one of the worst aerodynamic in the test.
You have a typo. That should be Storck Aernario.

But anyhow, Storck should change the name, at least for benefit of the English speaking audience, to Aeronario. Then how could it not be very aero? We don't need any imperfect wind tunnel testing to tell us how aero it is. With the name Aeronario, it's obviously aero, and more aero than any bike not having aero in its name.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:40 pm 
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HammerTime2 wrote:
ichobi wrote:
Cervelo S5 tested best in the wind tunnel, though Storck Aenario 'won' the aero category again for having the most balanced ride characteristic (comfort stiffness aerodynamic) despite having one of the worst aerodynamic in the test.
You have a typo. That should be Storck Aernario.

But anyhow, Storck should change the name, at least for benefit of the English speaking audience, to Aeronario. Then how could it not be very aero? We don't need any imperfect wind tunnel testing to tell us how aero it is. With the name Aeronario, it's obviously aero, and more aero than any bike not having aero in its name.


Aeromario.

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