Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Danilo Di Luca's De Rosa King "RS"


Photo: Danilo Di Luca's De Rosa King "RS". cyclingnews.com reported, "Danilo Di Luca's (LPR Brakes-Farnese Vini) new De Rosa King 3 RS is supposedly 15 percent lighter and 18 percent stiffer than the current King 3 by virtue of an upgraded carbon fiber mix and new lay-up schedule. Based on the current King 3's claimed weight, that would put Di Luca's frame close to the 800g mark though it's unclear at this point when this upgraded model might be available to consumers. Otherwise, Di Luca's King 3 RS bears close resemblance to its standard King 3 cousin with the same seatmast head, two-piece aluminum dropouts, internal cable routing and smooth lines."


The background information on Armstrong's bike can be found in this post:
http://italiancyclingjournal.blogspot.com/2009/05/lance-armstrongs-artist-bikes-for-giro.html


After the Giro we'll get back to "regular programming": everything from A to Z about Italian cycling. Stories, including cycling trip stories, for the Italian Cycling Journal welcome; contact veronaman@gmail.com.

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