Twisted iPhone Sculpture: Hope Yours Doesn’t End Up Like This
While I have trouble imagining what could transform a normal-sized iPhone into this bizarre construct, it’s definitely something that will catch your attention. It’s part of an installation by two Russians artists, Alexei Shulgin and Aristarkh Chernyshev, who are also known as Electroboutique. Read more @ Technabob
65-Inch Android Touchscreen Tablet: Big Enough for Ya?
When considering tablets, most people consider 7-inch or 10-inch models. No one in their right mind would think about using a 65-inch tablet, but the folks at Ardic Technologies in Istanbul have come up with one. Read more @ Technabob
2012 Shimano Ultegra Di2 + Upgrade Kit
New for this year, Shimano has released their second electronic shifting group, Shimano Ultegra Di2. This 2012 component group includes a host of improvements, which will be transfered over to the next iteration of Shimano Dura Ace Di2.
2012 TCR Advanced Frame Upgrades & Available Models
The TCR Advanced has a conventional seatmast and is supposed to be 15% more comfortable because of this. It is made out of Toray’s T-700 fibers. The dropouts and bottom bracket sleeve is made out of aluminum, and the whole design uses a more modular monocoque construction.
2012 Giant TCR Advanced SL Frame Upgrades & Model Range
For the 2012 model year, Giant tweaked their top-of-the line TCR Advanced SL frameset. It’s by no means drastic, but it follows the same lines and technology that they established with the previous model. Giant tends to work in 3-year product cycles, so the 2012 model is a safe bet for the next few years.
2012 Giant Models Available for Order
The 2012 Giant models are finally available for order. We have the full line of Giant bikes, from low end to high end. There have been a few changes from the 2011 model year and ultimately, it’s going to be a great time for some good bikes. The 2012 model range from Giant hasn’t gone…
Giant Digital Atomic Wall Clock and Thermometer: You Won’t Have Any Trouble Reading This
Wall clocks are a dime a dozen, but there’s something quite appealing about this one. It’s the Giant Digital Atomic Wall Clock and Thermometer, and it’s basically one of the smaller ones that has been made a lot bigger so that you can read it from clear across your room. Read more @ Technabob
2011 Giant TCR Advanced SL XS Frameset
We’ve just received a Giant TCR Advanced SL XS frameset and it’s ready to go to anywhere, worldwide. This is the non-ISP version of this frame. Send us an email to find out further details at asteriskcycles at gmail dot com.
2011 Giant TCR Advanced 1, SRAM Force and Fulcrum Racing 0 2-Way Fit
It came as a surprise when I checked up the specs on the Taiwanese Giant TCR Advanced 1; it comes with SRAM Force and Fulcrum Racing 0 2-Way Fit wheels, which is an unusual combo. I expected the bike to have Fulcrum Racing 3 wheels, but that isn’t the case. At $4,100 USD, that makes…
Specials and Deals on Bikes, Frames, and Components
Things are going well over here and our e-commerce site will be operational within 2 to 3 weeks. Until then, here are the latest deals we have on components, framesets, and complete bikes. We’ve added a new BH and BMC supplier, which means that we’ve got the Impec. We’ve got good deals on Colnagos, Giants,…