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Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
Bridgeman
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by Bridgeman

Man, each one of these frames is incredible. I thought I was pretty up to date, but clearly I haven't been paying enough attention to all the recent advancements.

Turns out, my Felt F1 is a 2007 model. Sometimes when we are really flying over rough road, I'm thinking man, don't collapse and fold on me now!

Do you think the advancements from a 2007 model to todays frames are dramatically different in terms of performance?

Just for comparisons sake, a 2007 F1 vs a 2012 F1?

With this 2007 model in service for so many years, I'm wondering if the carbon weave can begin to loosen over time?

Thanks again for you suggestions!

russianbear
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by russianbear

Carbon doesn't fatigue if that's what you're asking.

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by gumgardner

Crumpton custom. So stinkin nice. ;)

PharmerBob
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by PharmerBob

CerveloMikey wrote:How about a Tarmac SL4? Flat Black, light, stiff but compliant and ready for internal wiring.


The Zipp 303s won't fit on an SL-4. I was interested if them for my SL-4 but Zipp's website says they won't fit :(

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