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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 6:33 pm 
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Will a frame made of cardboard be as stiff as scandium / aluminium / titanium or steel?

Has anyone rode a frame made of cardboard?

My friend seems to feel I may well encounter problems with mud and rain.

Any views would be gratefully received!


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....and you say that Ruben is a joker......

You should probably check out the 'paper build' on the general forum.....

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Tippster, I think you need lots of varnish too do the job! :lol:

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this all depends on the quality of the toilet tissue the cardboard tube came from.

i like sharmon for the toptube because its lite but the downtube should be from cheaper tissue roll because it will be heavier and stiffer.

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