Best metal for bike: Carbon Fibre

New models arrive on the bike-shop sales floor each year, typically in the fall as the riding season winds down. This is the best time to look for deals, because shops don't want soon-to-be-year-old inventory lingering through the slower winter months. Advances in carbon fibre and component technology happen quickly, so a seemingly great deal may be only an average one. Carbon indeed has its merits, but the recent carbon craze seems to be heavily tied to bandwagon mentality; whatever the pros are doing is what the masses want to do too. It…Read more