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Old 02-09-2013, 10:27 AM   #36
Rucksta
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Originally Posted by ms-oz View Post
I like these frames


Why?

Long wheelbase with a short swing arm - thing will be twitchy at the point it breaks traction.
Little if any increase in rigidity to adress "rubber cow" syndrome and a larger unsupported triangle mounting the rear shocks is going to further amplify rubber cow effects.
Looks to me to be an exrecise in styling rather than engineering a rigid frame with improved handling.

Does it have a race history that says I've missed the point entirtely?
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