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Why It's Impossible For Steel Frames To Be More Comfortable Than Aluminium
You may hear that steel or titanium bike frames are more comfortable than aluminum, because they absorb the bumps or vibrations better. This may sometimes be used for marketing. It is not true. Following are two videos from different sources explaining this.


Being more rigid would mean they don't absorb the vibrations, but they're transferred more proficiently to the end points; or points of flexation.

That's the experience I have with steel frames.

Where they tend to excel is where you don't get lots of bumps, and thus the rigidity makes more greater power transfer; such as with the depth of bike rims. Nothing makes as big a difference in the performance of bike wheels as this.

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