RNair wrote:I don't have an opinion on this. I don't know much about this. Just questions and curiosity. KInd of interesting.
Minkey Chief wrote:No reason a coupled bike can't work just fine on a regular hard ride. I'd think that the most stress on the frame is when it's loaded and you're standing and cranking up a hill?
Minkey Chief wrote:There are videos on the S&S site showing strength tests where the tube fails before the coupling.
deepakvrao wrote:stalker wrote:Not getting ridiculed on BZ for riding a midget sized bike
Go ahead, have your laughs. I'll have the final one
RNair wrote:I am just talking over my head here and maybe I am totally wrong. I would think that a lot of these people who do these are dedicated tourers? In my case the Volpe does double duty and it is not a 100% touring bike. I do take my Volpe out on rides and ride it hard. Maybe I am wrong but I would assume that much of the dedicated tourers don't do that and hence can afford to do that and works well for them? Hence my query.
vkalia wrote:The location of the joints is in a position where there is very little shearing torque. I'd be very surprised if it makes any difference in feel. My Breakaway rides just like a "normal" bike as well.
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