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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:26 pm 
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That's very nice, almost art. Can't wait to see the final build!


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would the metal not stretch over time?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:44 am 
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ramstein-dh wrote:
would the metal not stretch over time?


There were a few companies doing pivotless Ti bikes like the Bow-Ti, one of the most beautiful bikes ever :D
I think with the amount that it moves and with it being Ti it should be fine as far as fatigue go.


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This bike, apparently came out after 10 years testing. no problem with ti...


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is there a 26 version ?

cant stand 29er .


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:56 am 
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Lovely frame, here's a link to FUNK at NAHBS 2011 on youtube the La Ruta is at 1m 51s. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNHkXxqGiTM


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Now the rear is not bolted. there's a prototype with carbon front end under testing, lighter than this already feathery frame, but I prefer the full ti....


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some teasers...


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[quote="cchris2lou"]is there a 26 version ?

cant stand 29er .[/quote]

If you want they'll even build an 18" version :wink:

Sure, they're open to any custom request which can be discussed.


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10 years testing? WTF were they doing for 10 years?


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