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Old 09-09-16, 09:22 AM
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How does the front end springy stem thing work when climbing

Because I'm a poor climber, when I climb out of the saddle I grab the bars hard. I wonder how that spring stem will work then. Will it start bobbing up and down? I imagine it may as it can't easily be a one way spring that only accepts movement from the bottom up.

Originally Posted by B1KE View Post
Lighter frame
More aggressive geometry(shares more in common with Tarmac)
Seat post suspension thingy.

Watch the YouTube video midway through the article. It does a better job at explaining it.

I was in the market for a Roubaix but I'm kinda disappointed at the gimmickyness (if that's a word?) of the new Roubaix.

It looks like the SL4 is going to be the last version and the perfection of the zertz technology. Going to get one of those so I don't have to adjust my suspension from soft to medium when the road gets rough.
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