Pedal axles

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Joel
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by Joel

I've heard Ti axles are less stiff than the Cromoly ones, is this true?

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probably, titanium is hardly the stiffest material out there.... but pedal axles aint exactly long & there aint a great amount ov power going threw them anyway

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Florian
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Joel wrote:I've heard Ti axles are less stiff than the Cromoly ones, is this true?

Yes, when both have the same design, the CrMo one is stiffer.
Ti is flexier than CrMo.
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