5 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Titanium Bike

Titanium vs Carbon Bikes vs Fugu and Neurotoxins The Fugu contains fatal neurotoxins that have to be delicately removed before eating. Titanium meanwhile, although abundant in the earth’s crust, is horrendously reluctant to submit human efforts to turn it into a bicycle frame. From extraction, to final welding and finishing, titanium is fraught with very complex processes that are as expensive as they are essential. One slip, omission on behalf of the mill, machinist, welder or finisher or the slightest contamination of Oxygen, nitrogen, and hydrocarbon (i.e. human fingertips) at the wrong time and the frame will almost certainly fail at some point. 
Hence most bike companies don't do titanium. And of those that do, most do it badly.…

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Trek Factory Racing - Cyclefit Blog

When you have to leave you just want to go back, to be part of the boy’s journeys through and over continents in extreme weather in sickness and in health.…

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2015 Cervelo S5 Road Test

Setting the scene. So. Your boss throws you the keys (metaphorically speaking) to the 2015 Cervelo S5 and says; "Wanna test ride this over the Easter break and let us know what you think?"…

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