Old 02-11-19, 01:20 PM
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Being most on this C&V thread are mostly into steel frames, you might not like to hear about ultra fragile tubing on today's modern lightest steel. It doesn't take much to crimp.

Cool as they are I have zero interest in an ultra light modern mtb in steel. Will take carbon fiber any day over the super light steel. In addition and should the worst happen, the carbon frames ARE repairable.

Though in all fairness I would expect a CF or ultra light steel race frame as designed only for a race season and then hang it up.

The 99% of cyclist who don't race probably are expecting something more, especially after spending $8000. Then you have others weighing 200 lbs when the frame is designed for a 130 lbs. rider. 💨

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