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Carbon strives for comfort of Steel.


Here we go again.  I really believe Carbon Fiber is a wonderful material to build bikes with.   If I was 20 years old and racing then CF makes some sense.   But if you are a MAMIL  (Middle Aged Man In Lycra) and want to go for a quick but relaxed ride then steel or Titanium makes more sense.

If you tend to keep your bikes for years and consider durability a key feature then steel and ti take the lead again

Carbon bicycles, as nice as they are, are just like the new cars  –   They all look the same – carved out of a wind tunnel with a team of Engineeers hovering computers.    Guess I am just old.


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