If they're good enough for F1 cars, flat-plate pivotless suspension arms should be okay for cycling. Ti-Cycles, as ever looking to incorporate clever thinking into its designs, approached the esteemed engineer John Castellano to adapt his Flat-Plate chainstay for 3" tyres.
The longest-running custom bicycle show starts on Friday, March 15, in Sacramento. With another vintage year in prospect, here are some of the exhibitors and seminars we'll be taking a look at during the three-day event.
Andre Haak bought a Colnago Master frameset that was ridden by Belgian superstar Edwig Van Hooydonck to victory in the 1991 Tour of Flanders, and recreated a Buckler team replica bicycle as Van Hooydonck would have ridden.