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Old 07-03-06, 08:07 PM   #1
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Trusses go from bridges to bikes

Trusses go from bridges to bikes
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Old 07-03-06, 08:16 PM   #2
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Old 07-03-06, 08:28 PM   #3
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I expect it to go the way of the Kirk Precision die-cast magnesium frame and for a better reason, air drag.
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Old 07-04-06, 06:26 AM   #4
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"air drag." I guess you could shrink wrap it.

"Published 4/1/2005" It's not old news until they are listed on eBay or craigslist.
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Space frame designs are nothing new. The Moulton folder/takedown bike is a high performance machine with several speed records and many world tours to its credit.
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Old 07-04-06, 01:04 PM   #6
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Good point!

The one photo is a little sketchy. I started looking for things like how the front derailleur is attached and shift cable routing. I couldn't find any which leads me to suspect it might be the product of some photo shop work.
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