2009/04/24

New Lefty on the way?



As seen at Sea Otter and reported in mba, here is a new Lefty with 3D forged uppers that are made of a single piece of metal, upper tube and clamps... That means stiffer, lighter and superb looking! Do I smell a carbon version on it's way too?





4 comments:

Mister T. said...

Damn... So sweet!
BTW, crappy photographer. Should have taken some photo's with some better framing instead of close-ups.
Especially of the picture of the stanchion tube (check mba-site): is that a new DTSwiss carbon wheel laced to a Lefty-hub...?? If so,I'd like to see that lefty-hub... A 240 DTSwiss Lefty hub would be soooo cool! :-D 8-)

Dan Gerous said...

The DT stuff has been well covered if you look around all the different Sea Otter coverage available, they look like the new EXC1550 wheels with a Lefty hub... Look here... As far as I know, DT wheels that have been made for Lefties just used the Cannondale Lefty front hubs, nothing wrong with that though, most other Lefty hubs are heavier than Cannondale's own anyway and they pretty much all use the same cartridge bearings...

electric said...

re DT swiss crabon wheels...

Anonymous said...

electric: you do know that you could fill a blog with much more broken alloy rims, alloy frames and alloy parts right? any material can be broken.