In case you didn't already know Carbon fibre is here to stay. There are hundreds of new widgets made from the wonder stuff and

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Zero Gravity brakes are really light and reported to be very good. So much so that Ivan Basso used them in this years' TT up Alpe D'Huez. A test very soon... Zero Gravity

Black is sooo last year... ITM's white carbon will look great on your titanium frame ITM

Truvativ are a company that built their success in the mountain bike market, they have recently been bought by SRAM the Gripshift people, who also own Avid and Rock Shox, they are growing a large company, these cranks are a through axle road crank (loads of these now) Truvativ

Bontrager have a range of cranks for 2005 top of the range is this carbon through axle road crank. Cost will be a remarkable £200 including BB. Bonty

Compact Bontrager on the Pilot...

... and a cheaper aluminium compact crack

Zipp have several new products and their wheels are now well established as market leaders in carbon technology. The 808 is more 'aero' with a dimpled surface and deeper profile.

Zipp's new crank looks sleek and Aero...

...and so does their carbon stem Zipp

Speaking of stems, they seem to be getting bigger and bigger if this one from 3T is anything to go by. Zipp

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