We’re continuing our look at smart ways to start saddling up and using bicycles for real transportation.
We’ve always taken the greenness of bike transport as a given. But if you’re just getting started — or perhaps trying to
convince an employer
Titanium is the 4th most common metal in the world, it is hardly unobtainable, in spite of its reputation. However, taking titanium from the earth and turning it into a bicycle takes an enormous amount of energy. That is why it a titanium bicycle has features such as strong, light weight, corrosion resistant included.
The weight gap between normal affordable road bikes and top end expensive road bikes is getting narrower and narrower all the time. You can pick up a sub-20lbs road bike for under £1000 now, easy.
We’re not saying that weight isn’t important. We’re just saying that it isn’t everything.