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New bike material?(3 posts)

New bike material?tronracer
Feb 14, 2003 9:01 AM
This article came from my universtiyt paper. Hmm Doesn't say anytihng aboout weight, but it has a dampening property similar to wood. Will we see this on 2006 Colnagos?

http://news.thetriangle.org/2003/02/07/maxthal.html
I'm waiting for my BAMBOO frame.alansutton
Feb 14, 2003 9:42 AM
Calfee:
This bike is a prototype of a possible future product. Strength and stiffness are excellent, better vibration damping than carbon, expensive to make, frame weighs about 3.5 pounds. This bike was raced at Ironman Hawaii. Please do not ask any "when will. . " questions!
We can now ride in acid rain and during nuclear war... nm.tz
Feb 14, 2003 1:06 PM