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cantunamunch

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Looking at it I suppose there is some aero advantage as well..

Guessing none of you have been watching the Giro Donne.

After watching a week of it, I've changed my viewpoint: the whole superdropped seat stay angle thing seems to be calculated to take frame sizing out of the style (and dependent assembly techniques) of the bike.

To @Tony S question above, we've kind of been here before in the late 90s-early 2000s. Remember the Trek Y-foil and other non-double-diamond bikes? I'm now seeing it as a convergence back to that design paradigm. Yes the CF layups have changed since then, but that's not the driving factor. Rather, working around the UCI ban of beam bikes is. And the more they drop the seatstays, the closer the companies get to those old ideas.

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