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AASQ #152: Why is there no internal Truss System in modern bike frames?

01/15/2022 3:02

We know, there’s no such thing as a stupid question. But there are some questions you might not want to ask your local shop or riding buddies. AASQ is our weekly series where we get to the bottom of your questions – serious or otherwise. Hit the link at the bottom of the post to

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Tri-ti-Y titanium time trial bike prototype as rare as a Unicorn

01/15/2022 3:02

It’s safe to say this Unicorn Cycles titanium time trial bike prototype is about as rare as its namesake. So wild is it in fact, that I probably wouldn’t have believed it existed, had I not actually seen it. But it is real. And it’s actually the second race-proven ti TT prototype from the wild

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New Specialized S-Works 7 Lace cinches up a casual race shoe

01/15/2022 3:02

The new Specialized S-Works 7 Lace takes the ultra-stiff, race-ready Powerline carbon outsole of the original and swaps BOA dials for laces to make it a bit more casual. But, by removing the dial hardware, they’ve also removed cost, making these about $100 more affordable without giving up any of the performance. They even keep

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Guerrilla Gravity Revved Carbon rear triangle converts any GG frame to 120mm Trail Pistol

01/15/2022 3:02

Guerilla Gravity has added a Revved Rear Triangle Kit to their modular frame platform allowing owners of The Smash, Megatrail, Gnarvana and Shred Dogg to convert their bike to the 120mm travel Trail Pistol. The Revved Carbon rear end is claimed to be 50% stiffer (torsionally) and around 300g lighter than the 6061 aluminum rear

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All-new RaceFace Turbine SL Dropper post is a Fox Transfer SL in disguise

01/15/2022 3:02

RaceFace just took the wraps off an all-new, light weight dropper post. It’s mechanically actuated, has only two travel positions, and is light enough to be considered on any XC build. If it sounds a lot like the Fox Transfer SL dropper, that’s because it is. Thanks to RaceFace sharing the same ownership as the

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Petition to end “built-to-fail” budget bicycles asks industry to do better

01/14/2022 3:02

There’s a petition making the rounds asking bicycle manufacturers to, put simply, make better bikes. The goal? For bikes that fail quickly to stop being produced in favor of higher quality bicycles that can last a minimum of 500 hours. Why? Because, they say, too many of the cheap bikes sold at big box stores

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Review: Litespeed Pinhoti III shapes ti tubes into trail-worthy hardtail MTB

01/14/2022 3:02

The third iteration of the Litespeed Pinhoti mountain bike debuted March with a more aggressive frame and bigger tire clearance. Check our launch coverage for all the tech details and Tyler’s first impressions. Since then, we’ve been shredding it around the local trails and some bigger mountains in Western Carolina, under a proper hardtail fan.

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Redshift Shockstop Suspension Seatpost goes PRO RT with lighter, race tuned feel

01/14/2022 3:02

The crew at Redshift are once again leveling up their suspension components. Not long ago, it was their ShockStop Suspension Stem that got a PRO level upgrade. Now it’s their seatpost’s turn.   Starting with their excellent ShockStop Suspension Seatpost, the new PRO RT version keeps the same basic layout as the original, but with

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Tune Schwarzbrenner 20 Disc ULImited Road Wheelset goes to 1053g

01/14/2022 3:02

Barely a day has gone by since Black Forest dwellers, Tune, announced the official release (finally) of their new 246g ULImited Prince and Princess road hubset. Now, they’ve laced those ultra lightweight hubs to a 20mm carbon rim with SAPIM CX-Super Aero spokes, resulting in this 700c wheelset weighing a claimed 1,053g.  Tune Schwarzbrenner 20

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Officine Mattio craft new OM 1 S carbon road bike in Italy, add Classified PowerShift options

01/14/2022 3:02

Officine Mattio has added a new lightweight carbon OM 1 S road racing bike to their line-up, newly made with monocoque construction entirely in their Cuneo, Italy workshop. Developed for road riding, the OM 1 S looks like a solid all-rounder with neat integration, quick-handling geometry, and generous tire clearance that pushes it into all-road

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