About frame stiffness – what is stiff?

During the many discussions with several frame stiffness testing centers and providers my understanding that frame stiffness tests are largely done in a somewhat inexact manner, mostly lacking any statistical validity, was reconfirmed. A quote from one engineering lab in particular sums up the situation nicely: “And, to be perfectly honest, the bicycle industry has […]

Velocite Carbon Frames Stiffness Data

In preparation for our new website launch we have been collecting quantitative data that we will share with customers. Since the launch of Velocite, it has been our position to provide very stiff frames. Unfortunately, every bike company claims that they make stiff frames, thus our own claims about stiffness are not easily evaluated. Especially […]