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Old 04-03-2019, 02:08 PM
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Ti-Carbon Road // SRAM AXS

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Old 04-17-2019, 11:51 AM
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Old 04-17-2019, 12:13 PM
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looks like martini racing stripes. beautiful
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Old 04-17-2019, 01:03 PM
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looks like martini racing stripes. beautiful
Good eye! The stripes are based on the Martini Racing livery.

The rest of the finish is based on this car:
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Old 04-17-2019, 01:06 PM
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Don't you mean "finish"



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Good eye! The stripes are based on the Martini Racing livery.

The rest of the finish is based on this car:
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Old 04-18-2019, 07:06 AM
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Tyler pal, I am having sensory overload...like I am going to an art museum.

Every SINGLE one of your creations is a MASTERPIECE!

At the rate that you are churning them out, it's easy to overlook or run through them too quickly.

Slow down, my friend!



This is freakin' amazing!

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Old 04-18-2019, 10:56 PM
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This bike is amazing and so original.... cooler than the Porsche.
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Old 04-20-2019, 06:53 PM
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Damn, somebody is a tall drink of water. As was said, never seen an ugly Firefly yet. Just different shades of cool.
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Old 04-22-2019, 08:31 AM
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Damn, somebody is a tall drink of water. As was said, never seen an ugly Firefly yet. Just different shades of cool.
Yes! The rider is 6'7" tall and super strong.
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Old 06-10-2019, 08:06 PM
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The martini Porsche livery rewards multiple viewings. On the fifth viewing I noticed the bottle cages and could not contain myself. Brilliant!


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Old 07-02-2019, 09:10 AM
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Tyler, is there a reason the carbon ti frames don’t get the internal brake routing on the down tube? Great bikes-

Are those hose holders friction fit? Very nice-

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Old 07-11-2019, 10:19 AM
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Tyler, is there a reason the carbon ti frames don’t get the internal brake routing on the down tube?
Hey Mike,

Good question. We don't do it on Ti-Carbon frames mostly because the production process of building a ti-carbon frame doesn't lend itself well to fully secured internal housing support. We make the titanium lugset with a set of "adjustable expando tubes". The expando tubes are basically placeholders for where the carbon tubes will go. They allow us to treat the lugset as an entire frame throughout the production process. Once the lugset manufacturing is complete the lugs are removed from their fixtures, the carbon is cut to fit and then bonded in place.













Running the housing externally gives us the most secure bond at the HT/DT lug as we don't have to drill a large angled unreinforced hole to feed the cable through. Also, the housing would be unsupported and rub against the inside of the carbon tube, which over time, could degrade the unidirectional internal layer of carbon and possibly cause failure. We have a lifetime warranty on our framesets and have a personal, moral and financial stake in making sure our frames don't fail.



All this being said we do run cables internally as an option on our fully titanium bikes. We completely weld the guide tube into the main tube before the frame is tacked.



Let me know if you have any additional questions.


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Old 07-14-2019, 06:16 PM
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Thanks Tyler, for thx explanation-
I’ve always wished the drawings were included with the frames / if only I had the patience to wait...
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