Mercia Man wrote:
If you are getting a custom frame, it's no doubt best to trust your framebuilder as stated by Richard Sachs in the Bicycle Guide article.
PB is the most sensible person on here.
Trivial poursuivant wrote:
I think with bike mags (as well as many other consumer items) since they rely heavily on manufacturers loaning them the bits to review, there is a little bit of you scratch my back..... It must be very difficult to get hold of brand new unreleased bikes or components on the cheap and if the manufacturer "offers" to lend it for free in exchange for a favourable review nudge nudge wink wink then everyone is happy.