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    Bendable Bike

    http://www.thestar.com/living/articl...-bendable-bike

    It seems kind of dangerous to me. I don't want to be bombing down a hill and have my bike turn into a wet noodle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cleanupinaisle3 View Post
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    Thanks for the heads up...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cord13 View Post
    Sorry. It was new to me. My GF just sent it to my Email

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    Do not want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crappymonkey View Post
    http://www.thestar.com/living/articl...-bendable-bike

    It seems kind of dangerous to me. I don't want to be bombing down a hill and have my bike turn into a wet noodle.
    Actually, it's theoretically possible to do this, based on the concept of a post-tensioned structure. It works on the same principal as a spoked wheel, which relies on spoke tension to provide rigidity to the wheel. There are cables inside the frame tubes, which are tensioned such that the frame sections are compressed against each other. I'm not saying this is a good idea, just that it is possible in theory.
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