You can have light, strong, cheap choose any 2. In the case of M2 their stuff was extremely light and reasonably priced for the weight, but not strong. To make something as light as their seatposts that was actually strong would have cost 5 times as much.
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There is a reason M2Racer went out of business. I have several of their items and they were the lightest ever, but they all pushed the limits and eventually failed.
From what I recall the reason they went out of business was the materials' prices going through the roof.
Maybe some of their products were pushing it but I own a few items by them and nothing's ever failed so far. Besides that quite a few of these products are now being copied and marketed by others. Some of which even lighter than the original ones.
I view M2Racer more as pioneers running into a bad set of circumstances rather than people that just pushed it too far.
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fdegrove wrote:I view M2Racer more as pioneers running into a bad set of circumstances rather than people that just pushed it too far.
Nice one. I'll remember that for when I make my next balls up.
The bottom part of the seesaw would then go on top IIRC, the hole in the centre will let the bolt pass and there should go some sort of cylindrical nut to keep it all in place, correct?
If not that part is just an aluminium (?) half-pipe with the corners rounded so it can clamp the rails of the saddle down.
Seems easy enough to have it machined in a workshop.
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They were lighter than AX Europa cradles.
7 grams each if I recall right.
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