10:41 PM

Integration

Seeing the Trek concept bike again reminded me of the miracles (some think disasters) of modern day bicycle engineering.  One of the movements is towards integration:

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Integrated headsets have been around for some time. 

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Then It was the seat post. 

Scapula F ganz - 4940                       Scapula F Bremse - 4945 

Now its on to brake calipers inside the fork as seen on the new Trek Speed Concept.  These examples above were by a company called THM composites.  They’re a bunch of crazy Germans renowned for designing extremely light bike components.

Check ‘em out here http://www.thm-carbones.de/news/aktuelle_news.php?mi_newsid=363