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Carbon dropout

For 2012, the TCR Advanced SL gets carbon fiber dropouts and the derailleur hanger is not mounted on the inside of the dropout. To help avoid rattles, the internal cable routing doesn't feature a liner. Photo: Nick Legan

For 2012, the TCR Advanced SL gets carbon fiber dropouts and the derailleur hanger is not mounted on the inside of the dropout. To help avoid rattles, the internal cable routing doesn’t feature a liner. Photo: Nick Legan