Friday, October 17, 2014

FRIDAY PRICE DROP - Reverse Bicycle Auction

Prices Fall Again Today For Road, Tri and Mountain Bikes!


Click HERE to see the price chart and available bikes!


Today, the prices have dropped by 5%, and that drop is from already reduced prices. Come on into the shop and test ride one of these fantastic bikes that may have just come into your budget.

BMC, Cervelo, Quintana Roo, Felt, Look Bikes and More! Stop by today to see all the bikes we have up for auction!


     (317) 257-1117         |          2508 E. 146th St. Carmel, IN           |          T3 Cycling and Triathlon



Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Reverse Auction - Bike Prices Drop Weekly - Get Your Bid in NOW!


Retail Price: $3,7500

2014 Cervelo R3 Ultegra

As of 10/10 - $3,028

As of 10/17 - $2,876

As of 10/24 -
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As of 11/7 -
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Retail Price: $2,800

2014 Cervelo P2 105

As of 10/10 - $2,394

As of 10/17 - $2,274

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Retail Price: $3,900

2014 Quintana Roo CD 0.1 Race
w/ Reynolds Strike Carbon Clincher Wheels

As of 10/10 - $3,230

As of 10/17 - $3,069

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Retail Price: $3,999

2014 BMC TimeMachine TM02 Ultegra

As of 10/10 - $3,134

As of 10/17 - $2,977

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Retail Price: $2,900

2014 Felt ZW3 Ultegra

As of 10/10 - $2,422

As of 10/17 - $2,422


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 See All The Felt Bikes HERE


     (317) 257-1117         |          2508 E. 146th St. Carmel, IN           |          T3 Cycling and Triathlon

Friday, October 10, 2014

94 Bikes Drop 5% off Sale Prices in First Week of Reverse Auction

Many of these bikes will be gone before Monday - Act Now!


And these are just the BMC bikes. Look above at the menu and you can check out bikes of all the brands we carry.  ALL OF THEM ARE 5% LOWER THAN YESTERDAY!!!

Sure, you can try and wait until November and get the bike of your dreams for 20% off of the current low, low price. But, then again, that bike might get picked up by another enthusiast and you'll have missed out on a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Check out the entire list to see if there is something that would get your juices flowing.  Or maybe this is the day to grab a perfect Christmas present for a loved one. 

Today, the prices have dropped by 5%, and that drop is from already reduced prices. Come on into the shop and test ride one of these fantastic bikes that may have just come into your budget.


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

T3 Cycling and Triathlon Announces Crazy Reverse Bike Auction in Carmel Indiana near Indianapolis

We are dedicated to maintaining a fantastic inventory for you in our retail store. Sometimes, however, we don't plan things exactly right, and then you get a huge benefit from our overstock.

We have 94 bikes left that we need to move out, and we intend to do that over the next 6 weeks. And we decided that we would have FUN doing it. Everyone loves an auction. So we are going to do an auction backwards.  We'll start with the bikes at the highest price, and drop the price by 5% every week they remain unsold. You can grab the bike at the already discounted price, wait around and see if it comes down even more and take a chance it will get bought out from under you, or you can place a bid. Here are the details:

What is a Reverse Bicycle Auction?
A Reverse Bicycle Auction is a way for you to save big on a new bike, and us to move some inventory! 
How does it work?
Starting Friday (October 10th) all of our 2014 and older bikes are part of the Auction. Prices will drop another 5% off the previous sale price for 5 more Fridays or until the bike is sold.
Bids can be placed for any price level in advance with a $100 deposit.  If the bike is sold before it gets to that price level, your  deposit is refunded.
How do I bid?
Bids can be made in-store, over the phone, or by e-mail.  Be sure to have the Bicycle Tag # & Bid Week ready when you  want to place your bid.
$100 deposit can be made via cash, check, credit card.
 Example:
2013 BMC Time Machine TMO2:  Regular Price $3,000- SALE PRICE $2,500
October 17th:  $2,375
October 24th: Price drops to $2,507
October 31th: Price drops to $2,360
November 7th: Price drops to $2,212
On October 10th, you place a bid on this bike for the October 31st price with a $100 deposit.  
If on October 31st the bike is not sold, we call you and and schedule a time for him to pick up and pay for your new bike.
If that bike sells before October 31st you get your $100 deposit back.

Monday, October 6, 2014

2015 BMC TimeMachine TM01 Ultegra Di2 | T3 Cycling and Triathlon

The Fastest Bike On Earth

The BMC Timemachine TM01 with Shimano Dura Ace Di2 is almost entirely the build that the BMC racing team takes to kill ProTour time trials. Cadel Evans rode his TM01 from second place in general classification to first in the 2011


Tour de France and Andreas Raelert set a world-record IronMan bike split on one. And it has defeated the clock in plenty of other time trails as well. The speed is thanks to BMC's subA concept, where they minimize both frontal area and tubing bulk thanks to smart, wind tunnel-tuned profiling.


The frameset is extremely fast, and the 3T Brezza 2 Team handlebars make the fast bike faster, with the Shimano Di2 shifters on both the horns and the brake levers, making the ride faster still because shifting is always at hand. And the battery is hidden inside the seat post to make sure the wind can't find it.






The one place where this TM01 departs from the team build is at the wheels. The Zipp 808 Firecrest tubulars are among the fastest wheels on the market, while still being relatively light and stable in crosswinds. They're dressed in Continental Competition 25mm tires, which both help with the wheel aerodynamics and improve comfort.

Comfort is important when time trialing. Many think racing the watch is about tucking into an uncomfortable position and grinding away. BMC considered the rider when designing the bike, so it is neither stiff like a board nor flexy like a noodle. It provides plenty of stiffness for translating power to the pedals, but thanks to tube shaping, offers some give for comfort. Keeping this in mind, they spec'd a Fizik Arione K3 saddle, a tri' specific saddle that, while it shares a basic shape with the road-oriented Arione, has a wider and more padded nose.



Of course, the fastest bike in the world won't help you if it doesn't fit. That's why BMC created Position 2 Perform (P2P), a sizing system that takes in both their Tri-Angle Concept stem module and their 21-21 seat post. The stem has 30 positions. The seat post clamp can be shifted from 21mm behind the bottom bracket axis to 21mm in front of it.

The BMC Timemachine TM01 with Dura Ace Di2 is set up to vanquish the best time trialists in the world. Imagine what it can do with your legs.




-----> From Triradar.com
THE RIDE

This isn’t a bean-counters’ bargain-bike, but every bit as much of a character ride as it looks. While there’s a slight pause as you break the seal on the weight, just turning the cranks is proof of what an incredibly rigid powertrain BMC has built into the TMR. The rigidity means every muscle fibre from your shoulders to the small of your back is able to pitch in without pulling the bike off line or provoking distracting flex somewhere in the system.


Once you’ve got it up to speed, it’s time to tuck down and let the aerodynamics take the strain out of sustained speed. The ability of the Timemachine to keep turning a big gear is remarkable. We were certainly glad of the bigger ratios of the full-sized chainrings to fully showcase its potential for setting extremely fast, full-aero-bike-style times on our regular test loops. While the narrow width bars won’t suit some riders, the ability to alter the seat angle as part of BMC’s Position2Perform design was definitely popular with those used to tri bikes.


The aerodynamics and power delivery don’t have any negative affect on handling either. Despite the narrow bars, short wheelbase and reversed brakes, the truncated aero shapes and precision responsiveness meant we never felt nervous on gusty ridge lines or wet descents. The built-in brakes are powerful and controlled, especially compared to most aero set-ups we’ve used.


The blistering speed and laser guided handling does come at the cost of comfort though. Both the frame and the Mavic wheels are extremely stiff and you need to be careful picking lines and nursing traction on rough roads if you want to avoid a serious rattling.


BMC’s Timemachine Road is one of the fastest and most precise handling aero road bikes we’ve ridden. With an excellent performance and potential positions comparable to full-on triathlon bikes, it’s perfect for powerful triathletes wanting one racing bike for both draft-legal and non-drafting events. It’s not comfortable on back roads though.



     (317) 257-1117         |          2508 E. 146th St. Carmel, IN           |          T3 Cycling and Triathlon




Friday, October 3, 2014

Versatile 2015 BMC GF01 Disc Makes Perfect Winter Bike

High Vertical Compliance and Stable Handling Offers Unparallelled Comfort

2015 Gran Fondo Disc Keeps BMC Ahead Of The Curve

Comfortable: BMC's Tuned Compliance Concept is further enhanced with the Angle Compliance system. Optimized Carbon fiber layups and tube shapes are combined with cantilevered rear dropouts, flexible, flattened seat stays, and the added rake on the fork. From the first pedal stroke you will notice how comfortable it is. Our proprietary seatpost, which is designed to flex in response to upward force, is also part of the compliance system.

Confidence inspiring: Disc brakes give you better brake modulation. This means confident brake feel no matter the conditions the weather throws at you. It also gives your fingers a break on strenuous mountain descents, while reducing the risk of overheating the rims.


 

"The BMC Granfondo GF01 Disc with Shimano Dura Ace Di2 takes leading edge technology and ably mates it with a comfortable racing frameset."

Thanks to the tapered 1–1/8" to 1–1/2" steerer tube, oversized down tube, and massive chain stays, the bike is renowned for its stability on descents.

Designed to take up to 28 mm tires, the granfondo lets you tackle the roughest, bumpiest roads with ease.

Ergonomics: The granfondo's geometry has been optimized for riding long distances on all kinds of roads. It is very stable with a greater bottom bracket drop and a laid-back head tube angle enabling a more relaxed and upright seating position.

On-trend:
Keep your bike on the road, and not in the workshop. With an integrated chain catcher, durable tires, and a well-rounded choice of components, this bike will take you thousands of kilometers with little need for maintenance.

Upgrade your bike to the latest drivetrain technology with DTi (dual transmission integration).


    •    Frame: TCC, with angle compliance
    •    Tubing: Pure carbon
    •    Size: 48 / 51 / 54 / 56 / 58 / 61
    •    Fork: compliancefork disc, pure carbon, with TCC
    •    Rear Shock:
    •    Gears: 22
    •    Chainwheel: Shimano Ultegra FC-6800, 50-34T
    •    Cassette: Shimano Ultegra CS-6800, 11-32
    •    Chain: Shimano Ultegra CN-6800
    •    Front Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra FD-6870
    •    Rear Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra RD-6870
    •    Shifter: Shimano ST-R785
    •    Brakes: Shimano BR-R785 w/ SM-RT98-SS 140mm Rotor F & R
    •    Handlebar: 3T Ergosum Pro
    •    Stem: 3T ARX 2 Pro
    •    Seatpost: compliancepost, pure carbon, with TCC, 18mm offset
    •    Seat: Fizik Aliante Delta Wingflex manganese
    •    Hubs: DT Swiss X-1900 Spline, Centerlock
    •    Rims: DT Swiss X-1900 Spline
    •    Tyres: Continental Grand Prix 4 Season, 700 x 28C Folding
    •    Colour: Paint White
    •    Weight: 7.86 kg
    •    Frame: TCC, with angle compliance
    •    Tubing: Pure carbon
    •    Size: 48 / 51 / 54 / 56 / 58 / 61
    •    Fork: compliancefork disc, pure carbon, with TCC
    •    Rear Shock:
    •    Gears: 22
    •    Chainwheel: Shimano Ultegra FC-6800, 50-34T
    •    Cassette: Shimano Ultegra CS-6800, 11-32
    •    Chain: Shimano Ultegra CN-6800
    •    Front Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra FD-6870
    •    Rear Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra RD-6870
    •    Shifter: Shimano ST-R785
    •    Brakes: Shimano BR-R785 w/ SM-RT98-SS 140mm Rotor F & R
    •    Handlebar: 3T Ergosum Pro
    •    Stem: 3T ARX 2 Pro
    •    Seatpost: compliancepost, pure carbon, with TCC, 18mm offset
    •    Seat: Fizik Aliante Delta Wingflex manganese
    •    Hubs: DT Swiss X-1900 Spline, Centerlock
    •    Rims: DT Swiss X-1900 Spline
    •    Tyres: Continental Grand Prix 4 Season, 700 x 28C Folding
    •    Colour: Paint White
    •    Weight: 7.86 kg



(317) 257-1117            |            2508 E. 146th St. Carmel, IN             |            www.t3multisport.com

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

$500 OFF Look 675 A-Frame (Ultegra) | T3 Cycling and Triathlon

Look 675 Review - Save Big on Bikes


When I first set eyes on the new Look 675 in the 2013 dealer catalog I knew they had come up with something special.  At first glance the innovative integrated A-Stem design is simply striking, and as I found  out, very functional; not just a new design "gimmick".  Immediately the " bike fitter" wheels in me started rolling - so to speak.  I was initially concerned about the lack of steering tube and potential limited fit adjustment issues.  Further research revealed - of course - the engineers and designers at Look already had this covered!  They lengthened the head tube and made sure the A-Stem could angle up/down.  It also comes in various lengths.

With my "fitter" mind put at ease, and knowing what incredible performance Look designs and engineers into ALL their bikes, (The 586 is still one of my all time fav rides!),  I could not wait to take it out for a test ride!
My expectations were completely satisfied!  The bottom bracket on the 675 is very stiff (as stiff as the 695) and accelerates without hesitation.  The front end is also very stiff - what the designers wanted to achieve with the integrated A-Stem - and handles superbly.  However, don't misinterpret "stiff" to mean that it rides stiff.  It absorbs road vibration and a complete joy to ride...and of course, very fast!

Straight from Look's website: "The 675 is the latest born LOOK road frame. It benefits from a completely new manufacturing process: the 3 most highly loaded frame zones are first draped on mandrels before being placed inside the mould with the rest of the frame for moulding. This technology permits a large gain in stiffness and a stronger frame."

The chainstay has been flattened, which along with the same treatment on the seatstays comprises what Look calls their "DCDC2" compliance design. The acronym stands for Dual Comfort/Dual Stiffness and Look says it provides a 25% increase in vertical compliance while simultaneously giving the rear end a bump in torsional stiffness. Look claims that the bike is about as stiff at the bottom bracket as the the 695, their top of the line race bike.

The CEO of LOOK, Dominique Bergin says "We wanted to make something special for this price point. We like to think of ourselves as "organized dreamers" and at times in the 675's development there was a real temptation to make changes, but in the end we stayed true to the original dream"

For the first time, LOOK Completely integrated the stem into the frame design. Apart from the aesthetic impact this integration allows for Look's Direct Drive concept. Using a short head tube tapering from 1" at the bottom to 1 1/8" at the top and removing the spacers gives the bike a shorter pivot, oversized bearings and a stiffer stem. The A-stem itself permits accurate height and length adjustments without spacers. The stem provides between -15 and +15 degrees of height adjustment. Reach can also be adjusted by rotating a half-moon spacer in the handlebar clamp. Different length stems from 80mm to 120mm are available.

Why is Look so interested in integration? Product Manager Fred Caron says it "allows increasing [of] the quality by freeing oneself of present standards: we develop our own products because we can make more performing products than those found up to now on the market." Between the taller head tube and reversible (and adjustable) stem, the 675 isn't relegated to anywhere near as radical of rider positioning as it appears. The frame/stem junction is just one are where the quality production values are easily visible.

Integration continues with the seat clamp, continuing the clean lines and aerodynamics of the frame. The 27.2mm seat post combines with the rear stays to deliver more comfort. 

David Arthur of www.road.cc was also able to test ride the bike, and gives his analysis: "It feels short and compact, I feel a tad cramped - some time properly adjusting the handlebar and stem wasn't permitted with this test. This doesn't prevent me from reveling in how communicative the bike is. There's a great connected-to-the-front-wheel feeling, the sense the handlebars are relaying accurate and detailed information from the front tyre comes through strongly. Look say a stiffer front-end is a key feature of the integrated design. It seems to work.

And it feels incredibly fast. Acceleration is good out of the saddle and when heaving on the drops, lunging for the top of the hill, the 675 feels very willing. It's certainly no slouch and it satisfies my inner racer.

It may have been a short ride but the 675 was really impressive. It manages to be fast and very lively, yet it's clearly got comfort in mind with the tall front-end and bump taming near rear stays. A longer test on UK roads of a longer duration than this brief ride will be needed to get a really thorough assessment of it's performance"

Actual weight for a size large bike with LOOK pedals and carbon water bottle cage is 17lb 50z. Frame weight for a medium size is said to be 1150 grams.




     (317) 257-1117         |          2508 E. 146th St. Carmel, IN           |          T3 Cycling and Triathlon