Just a brief update on yesterday’s post.
After an interesting discussion on the Fatbookers on Facebike page today, I was pointed towards Guitar Ted’s recent musings on Ti versus Aluminum. Here are his thoughts on the comparison in frame materials:
Randomonium has some very interesting comparisons of the ride quality of a Ti Mukluk versus an Aluminum Mukluk, under similar riding conditions. The conclusion of people who have ridden both frames: Ti has a better ride quality. Even with 4″ wide tires running at low pressure. So there goes that “I don’t need a Ti bike” excuse.
And to keep things interesting, here’s GT’s By-Tor Ti Mukluk (linked from his great blog). If you look at his blog, you’ll see the spec. 1×10, Larry’s, Salsa enabler fork, Chris King bling, blah blah blah…