Magnesium is hardly a new material for bicycle frames. Kirk Precision brought a cast magnesium frame to market way back in 1986, and Pinarello used magnesium for its flagship models before transitioning to carbon. Now, upstart brand Allite is trying to bring the lightweight metal back into the mainstream with its proprietary Super Magnesium alloy, and not just for frames, but also frame parts, components, and accessories that might otherwise be made of aluminum. Will it take hold? Time will tell.
Also included in this round of coverage from Interbike is a wealth of new computer mounts from K-Edge, Ritchey’s new steel hardtail, a range of new helmets from Lazer, some enticing new hub options, and more.
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