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Old 01-22-14, 08:41 PM   #2426
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do those wheels weigh as much as that frame ?
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do those wheels weigh as much as that frame ?
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Does anyone know what that structure below the bottom bracket is? Looks like a small splitter plate for the rear wheel.
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Does anyone know what that structure below the bottom bracket is? Looks like a small splitter plate for the rear wheel.

Would like to know for this as well
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Would like to know for this as well
Wow, that seems to violate common design criteria. Cantilevering the BB like that reduces triangulation and therefore rigidity. You can see where they have gusseted the sides of the BB to maintain some lateral rigidity. Very interesting.
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Points off for having a cheap (open cam) QR in the front. Additional points off because it's on the wrong side of the bike.
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Does anyone know what that structure below the bottom bracket is?
Looks like a small splitter plate for the rear wheel.
Wheel drafts behind that structure(fin).

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Wheel drafts behind that structure(fin).
Thanks, that is what I thought. They are also used on low racers like the Nocom. This one has splitter plates for both wheels
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