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Truvativ 2006: External bottom brackets and downhill beef

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If it isn’t broken...

If it isn’t broken...
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Finite-element analysis

Finite-element analysis
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Handlebars are designed

Handlebars are designed
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Introducing the new limited-edition

Introducing the new limited-edition
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High-modulus carbon fiber crankarms

High-modulus carbon fiber crankarms
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The new Howitzer bottom bracket system

The new Howitzer bottom bracket system
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Handlebars are designed

Handlebars are designed
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If you listen closely

If you listen closely
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I’ll bet you $2...

I’ll bet you $2...
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Introducing the new limited-edition

Introducing the new limited-edition
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High-modulus carbon fiber crankarms

High-modulus carbon fiber crankarms
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Carbon fiber wraps around

Carbon fiber wraps around
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The new Howitzer bottom bracket system

The new Howitzer bottom bracket system
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DH/FR cranksets receive new forging shapes

DH/FR cranksets receive new forging shapes
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Finite-element analysis allows designers to pinpoint exactly where material should be added, and where it should be removed.

Finite-element analysis allows designers to pinpoint exactly where material should be added, and where it should be removed. (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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Handlebars are designed to bend rather than fail catastrophically, whenever possible.

Handlebars are designed to bend rather than fail catastrophically, whenever possible. (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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If you listen closely you can hear them wimpering…

If you listen closely you can hear them wimpering… (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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I’ll bet you $2 this thing rides more than you do.

I’ll bet you $2 this thing rides more than you do. (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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Introducing the new limited-edition 50% lighter Giga X Pipe “Team” edition, in exclusive team colors!

Introducing the new limited-edition 50% lighter Giga X Pipe “Team” edition, in exclusive team colors! (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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High-modulus carbon fiber crankarms mated to an aluminum spider for enhanced precision and chainring size options.

High-modulus carbon fiber crankarms mated to an aluminum spider for enhanced precision and chainring size options. (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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Carbon fiber wraps around a high-strength aluminum spine to ensure an accurate fit between BB and pedal interfaces.

Carbon fiber wraps around a high-strength aluminum spine to ensure an accurate fit between BB and pedal interfaces. (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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If it isn’t broken don’t fix it.

If it isn’t broken don’t fix it. (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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Similar construction techniques as in the Rouleur Carbon road crankset, but modified for off-road application.

Similar construction techniques as in the Rouleur Carbon road crankset, but modified for off-road application. (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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The new Howitzer bottom bracket system uses enormous externally mounted cartridge bearings for greatly increased bearing life and system rigidity… and it’s named after a really big gun!

The new Howitzer bottom bracket system uses enormous externally mounted cartridge bearings for greatly increased bearing life and system rigidity… and it’s named after a really big gun! (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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DH/FR cranksets receive new forging shapes and alloys for ’06 for added durability.

DH/FR cranksets receive new forging shapes and alloys for ’06 for added durability. (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)
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DH/FR cranksets will be available in a number of flavors to suit just about any taste.

DH/FR cranksets will be available in a number of flavors to suit just about any taste. (Image credit: James Huang is chief guru at mountain bike suspension site www.angryasian.com.)

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