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Old 10-07-11, 08:35 AM
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Originally Posted by njkayaker View Post
You don't understand engineering. The frames are heavy to compensate for being not-carefully made.

A carefully-made frame can be lighter and be as strong.

And the suspensions on these low end bikes are just for show.
We're not addressing the suspension issue here, only the strength of the frame. Admittedly, the frames are strong!...Maybe cheaply made, but strong nonetheless!

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