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Is this a good deal handmade 2+ lbs. Mg alloy frame for $500(6 posts)

Is this a good deal handmade 2+ lbs. Mg alloy frame for $500maq
Oct 28, 2001 10:18 AM
Can anyone tell me is this a good deal -
handmade 2+ lbs. Mg alloy frame for $500 (free shpment), 1 year warranty from the manufcturer, brand new.
see the pictures and more info here http://ww.mgbiker.20m.com:;-_=+_ ,
Thanks!
check your link nmCT1
Oct 28, 2001 2:34 PM
check your link nmmackgoo
Oct 29, 2001 5:32 AM
Here it is. I was looking for this guy a while back when some one was talking about Mg bikes.

http://mgbiker.20m.com./
Just don't ride it in the rain! nmscottfree
Oct 29, 2001 8:53 AM
Pure Sodium explodes when wet. not Mg. (nm)vanzutas
Oct 29, 2001 2:57 PM
re: Is this a good deal handmade 2+ lbs. Mg alloy frame for $500Softrider
Oct 29, 2001 1:56 PM
I would be skeptical about Mg as a frame material. It is extremely brittle and I would think that the constant stress would eventually cause it to fail.

Back in the 80's we used Mg wheels on our race car. They were very light, but would practically shatter on impact with anything.