“Strong, Light, Cheap, pick two”

Keith Bontrager's well-known quote, "strong, light, cheap, pick two", still rings true when it comes to bike components. It's a very simple but incredibly effective description of any bike parts, or engineered components in general. If something is strong & light it's not going to be cheap, i.e. a top end carbon frame. If it's … Continue reading “Strong, Light, Cheap, pick two”

You’ve Been Framed

Steel, carbon, aluminium, titanium, we've even had metal matrix composite, wooden & magnesium frames (Kirk Precision), but what's best for you & is one of the cheaper carbon frames actually a better bet than an aluminium frame? Steel It used to be Reynolds 531, that was what you bought if you were a UK cyclist … Continue reading You’ve Been Framed