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#1 Foundation - Brett Thomson

#1 Foundation To start off with, this is my first report which is exciting! And for those that do not know me, I am an amateur athlete working towards becoming an elite athlete as the ultimate goal.  First of all, it has been a tough couple of weeks with training being hampered with both road bikes being stolen however on a positive note, so many of my friends, family, and friends of friends offered to provide a bike to continue training or some other form of support to get back into training. Words cannot describe how thankful I am for this support and I would also like to say a special thank you to those who shared my facebook post...

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Disc Road Bikes

Over the years, Disc brakes have been making their way onto road styled bikes and onto the sales floor at Kiwivelo Wellington. We have already seen them be successful on Cyclocross bikes and proving their worth on the new Adventure bike category, but we are starting to see them on Road bikes. For example, Focus have released their Izalco Max with disc brakes, balancing a light weight hill climbing frame with powerful braking. Focus Izalco Max Disc Dura-Ace is fast, light and has traditional clean lines.RRP $7799     Kiwivelo price $7000 Customers often ask "why should I go to disc brakes on my road bike?" The main reason is braking power and control. In a recent article in Cycling Tips, they...

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