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Old 07-25-10, 01:29 PM   #1
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Columbus SLX NEW - Anybody know what it is?

This question has a nasty habit of popping up every now and then, but no one seems to have a credible answer.

What's the difference between the mid-eighties Columbus SLX Cyclex chromoly tubes with the helical internal reinforcements and the early nineties tubes labeled "SLX NEW"?

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just go here
http://www.columbustubi.com/eng/4_4_4.htm

It is thinner
and made with Nivacrom and niobium doped tubes
and no ribs for your pleasure
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Thanks, Dazza! Good info.
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