2021 Road Bike Stiffness Chart

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Hexsense
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by Hexsense

^ Eh, that (almost) cross off Systemsix off my radar. The seatpost is way too stiff.
Hope the new Orbea Orca Aero 2022 would be around low 100-ish at the seatpost. Then despite the big weight penalty vs Systemsix, it could work out better.

pmprego
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by pmprego

Can anyone translate the headers??

spartacus
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by spartacus

pmprego wrote:
Wed Jan 26, 2022 3:30 pm
Can anyone translate the headers??
For reals :mrgreen:

1llum4
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by 1llum4

The header are ordered a bit different than the chart on previous page but if you cross reference the data you can figure it out.

First Column is Headtube stiffness
Second is Fork stiffness
Third is BB stiffness
Fourth I am assuming is total frameset stiffness
Fifth is seatpost stiffness

Pabloldv
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by Pabloldv

Pinarello’s doesn’t seem to be good…

overdriven98
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by overdriven98

Pabloldv wrote:
Wed Jan 26, 2022 7:17 pm
Pinarello’s doesn’t seem to be good…
its all in the head for the fan boy

bananastand
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by bananastand

Some endurance bikes to add to the mix. I'm always curious about how some of these non race-optimized bikes stack up
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NordicSal
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by NordicSal

Basically my Endurace CF SL is very adequate?

bananastand
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by bananastand

NordicSal wrote:
Mon Apr 03, 2023 7:13 am
Basically my Endurace CF SL is very adequate?
I know, I have been wanting to upgrade from a Caledonia to an SL7 because the Caledonia hasn't felt stiff enough to me out of the saddle, but if these measurements are anything to go by, the SL7 is actually less stiff in the BB...

hannawald
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by hannawald

some numbers I have come across looking at Tour Magazine:
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I always wonder why Treks are so bad at BB stiffness.

BBres
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by BBres

Any updates here since January 2022?

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