This has been the best iteration of this bicycle design. I have ridden this frame a lot, mucho trial-and-error with component advances. The result became: Light, compact, and nimble, yet hard; intended for broken big city streets. Acceleration among traffic being a top priority for componentry harmony.
Which has less mass, steel or air? On most planets, an air bladder is much lighter than a steel spring. There are other performance parameters, but air springs are light. A suspended air fork for a bicycle can often be almost the same weight as a dead rigid steel fork. Another great advantage of the [more...]
Subduing the sharp ringing jabs from rough New York Streets are the plastic aspects of carbon fiber frame tubes, plus the carbon fiber fork crown and steerer tube. It’s old school like a fishing pole. Then there is the light action of the nearly weightless Rock Shox SID air fork, tuned the opposite of off-road [more...]