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Old September 13th 17, 03:55 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Ralph Barone[_4_]
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Default New bike for Jay

AMuzi wrote:
On 9/13/2017 2:49 AM, John B. wrote:
On Wed, 13 Sep 2017 04:07:08 +0000 (UTC), Ralph Barone
wrote:

Frank Krygowski wrote:
On Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 3:27:34 PM UTC-4, jbeattie wrote:


This appears to be my only option for a fast, safe bike:
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/14...g?v=1478720465
According to Grant, it comes with disc brakes:
https://www.rivbike.com/pages/disc-brakes

I'm ordering today and waiting the 6-9 months because my safety is important.

Good! It's about time you became cool.

- Frank Krygowski



The extra down tube makes it 50% safer than your regular bike.


Given that the normal bicycle frame is comprised of 7 tubes wouldn't
adding one more make the formula something like 8/7, or only 14%
stronger :-?
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Cheers,

John B.


To a framebuilder, a complete boxed tube set is eleven tubes.



Crap. Now I'm really confused.
2 seat stays
2 chain stays
Seat tube
Bottom bracket (or doesn't this count as a tube?)
Top tube
Down tube
Head tube

And optionally
2 fork blades
Steerer

So I get either 9 or 12. Which piece is optional?
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