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The organizers of the Tour de France have completed selection of the teams for the next edition of the event, which will start from the Province of Liege on Saturday, June 30th, and finish in Paris Champs-Elysées on , July 22nd.

In accordance with International Cycling Union rules, the following eighteen “ProTeams” have been systematically selected:

AG2R La Mondiale (Fra)

Astana Pro Team (Kaz)

BMC Racing Team (USA)

Euskaltel – Euskadi (Esp)

FDJ – Big Mat (Fra)

Garmin – Barracuda (USA)

Greenedge Cycling Team (Aus)

Katusha Team (Rus)

Lampre – ISD (Ita)

Liquigas – Cannondale (Ita)

Lotto Belisol Team (Bel)

Movistar Team (Esp)

Omega Pharma – Quickstep (Bel)

Rabobank Cycling Team (Hol)

Radioshack – Nissan (Lux)

Sky Procycling (Gbr)

Team Saxo Bank (Dan)

Vacansoleil – DCM Pro Cycling Team (Hol)

In addition to these eighteen teams, the organizers have issued four invitations, meaning twenty-two teams will be present at the start of the 99th edition of the Tour de France. They are:

Argos – Shimano (Hol)

Cofidis, le crédit en ligne (Fra)

Saur – Sojasun (Fra)

Team Europcar (Fra)

The 99th Tour de France will be made up of 1 prologue and 20 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,479 kilometers.

These stages have the following profiles:

9 flat stages
4 medium mountain stages – one with a summit finish
5 mountain stages – two with a summit finish
2 individual time-trial stages
1 prologue

The organizers of the Tour de France have completed selection of the teams for the next edition of the event, which will start from the Province of Liege on Saturday, June 30th, and finish in Paris Champs-Elysées on , July 22nd.

In accordance with International Cycling Union rules, the following eighteen “ProTeams” have been systematically selected:

AG2R La Mondiale (Fra)

Astana Pro Team (Kaz)

BMC Racing Team (USA)

Euskaltel – Euskadi (Esp)

FDJ – Big Mat (Fra)

Garmin – Barracuda (USA)

Greenedge Cycling Team (Aus)

Katusha Team (Rus)

Lampre – ISD (Ita)

Liquigas – Cannondale (Ita)

Lotto Belisol Team (Bel)

Movistar Team (Esp)

Omega Pharma – Quickstep (Bel)

Rabobank Cycling Team (Hol)

Radioshack – Nissan (Lux)

Sky Procycling (Gbr)

Team Saxo Bank (Dan)

Vacansoleil – DCM Pro Cycling Team (Hol)

In addition to these eighteen teams, the organizers have issued four invitations, meaning twenty-two teams will be present at the start of the 99th edition of the Tour de France. They are:

Argos – Shimano (Hol)

Cofidis, le crédit en ligne (Fra)

Saur – Sojasun (Fra)

Team Europcar (Fra)

The 99th Tour de France will be made up of 1 prologue and 20 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,479 kilometers.

These stages have the following profiles:

9 flat stages
4 medium mountain stages – one with a summit finish
5 mountain stages – two with a summit finish
2 individual time-trial stages
1 prologue

Returning for 2012, the Litespeed M1 bicycle. Retail $2,300
Featuring an elite unidirectional monocoque carbon frame and fork usually reserved for bicycles unavailable at this price point, the M1 exudes dollar-for-dollar performance and value. Box-section profile at the bottom bracket ensures optimum power transfer while unique, flattened aero-shaped downtube improves wind flow. Reliable as the day is long, super fast, and set for a solid day of racing or training, the M1 competes at every level.

Ride Highlights:
24T carbon
fiberaero-shaped downtube reduces water-bottle drag
Shimano 105 drivetrain
Shimano 105 crankset
Easton ea30 bar/stem
Fulcrum Racing 7 wheelset
Fizik Ardea saddle
Component Features:
Shimano 105 derailleurs, shifters & brakes
Shimano 105 compact crank & bbFSA stem and bar package
FSA RD-60 wheelset

Returning for 2012, the Litespeed M1 bicycle. Retail $2,300
Featuring an elite unidirectional monocoque carbon frame and fork usually reserved for bicycles unavailable at this price point, the M1 exudes dollar-for-dollar performance and value. Box-section profile at the bottom bracket ensures optimum power transfer while unique, flattened aero-shaped downtube improves wind flow. Reliable as the day is long, super fast, and set for a solid day of racing or training, the M1 competes at every level.

Ride Highlights:
24T carbon
fiberaero-shaped downtube reduces water-bottle drag
Shimano 105 drivetrain
Shimano 105 crankset
Easton ea30 bar/stem
Fulcrum Racing 7 wheelset
Fizik Ardea saddle
Component Features:
Shimano 105 derailleurs, shifters & brakes
Shimano 105 compact crank & bbFSA stem and bar package
FSA RD-60 wheelset

Come by the shop and check out the new 2012 QR Dulce
$2,300 Retail
With modified geometry for greater comfort and re-designed blue-on-black graphics, the 2012 Dulce builds on long established commitment to women triathletes. The carbon frame delivers speed, aerodynamics and long course triathlon comfort. A longer head tube has been incorporated to allow for wider fit and flexibility options.True to the FIT Series philosophy, this bike will get you to T2 quickly and comfortably.
Features include:
Wind tunnel designed seatstays
Dura Ace bar-end shifters
Ultegra rear derailleur
Shimano R550 crankset
Shimano R500 wheels
Revised seat clamp design
Taller headtube for better fit
Available as complete bike only
Women’s specific component sizing and gearingSizes: XS (650c), S, M
Come by the shop and check out the new 2012 QR Dulce
$2,300 Retail
With modified geometry for greater comfort and re-designed blue-on-black graphics, the 2012 Dulce builds on long established commitment to women triathletes. The carbon frame delivers speed, aerodynamics and long course triathlon comfort. A longer head tube has been incorporated to allow for wider fit and flexibility options.True to the FIT Series philosophy, this bike will get you to T2 quickly and comfortably.
Features include:
Wind tunnel designed seatstays
Dura Ace bar-end shifters
Ultegra rear derailleur
Shimano R550 crankset
Shimano R500 wheels
Revised seat clamp design
Taller headtube for better fit
Available as complete bike only
Women’s specific component sizing and gearingSizes: XS (650c), S, M
In an effort to have a bit of fun, and showcase how durable a light weight carbon bike / build can really be, Fairwheel Bikes put together this fun video. It showcases two Neil Pryde frames. The first is built of with Shimano Di2 and Dura-Ace carbon wheels, while the second showcases a full Enve cockpit along with their new Smart 6.7 wheelset.

Watch riders Rick Roth and Tony Roth take these high end road bikes on a nice trials ride, as well as hit a few dirt jumps.

In an effort to have a bit of fun, and showcase how durable a light weight carbon bike / build can really be, Fairwheel Bikes put together this fun video. It showcases two Neil Pryde frames. The first is built of with Shimano Di2 and Dura-Ace carbon wheels, while the second showcases a full Enve cockpit along with their new Smart 6.7 wheelset.

Watch riders Rick Roth and Tony Roth take these high end road bikes on a nice trials ride, as well as hit a few dirt jumps.

Come check out the new 2012 Quintana Roo Seduza! Featuring beautifully woven 12K carbon, revised graphics and a carefully selected component package, the Seduza commands respect from first sight. Handcrafted, stiff, light and nimble, the Seduza is a clear choice for triathletes with a need for speed.
The Lucero is now better-than-ever with improved aerodynamics thanks to revisions to the seat stays and seat clamp system. The fit is better and more accommodating, thanks to the slightly longer headtube. The components are better with an Ultegra/Dura Ace drive train and upgraded Shimano wheels. Bold, new graphics for 2012 complete this machine.
Come check out the new 2012 Quintana Roo Seduza! Featuring beautifully woven 12K carbon, revised graphics and a carefully selected component package, the Seduza commands respect from first sight. Handcrafted, stiff, light and nimble, the Seduza is a clear choice for triathletes with a need for speed.
The Lucero is now better-than-ever with improved aerodynamics thanks to revisions to the seat stays and seat clamp system. The fit is better and more accommodating, thanks to the slightly longer headtube. The components are better with an Ultegra/Dura Ace drive train and upgraded Shimano wheels. Bold, new graphics for 2012 complete this machine.