Gallery: Innovative RoundTail Bike Frame Cuts Vibrations 50-Fold

 

Potholes and other pavement woes can be hard to take on a bike – they convert all of your hard-won forward momentum into up-and-down unpleasantness. You could cry to your local public works department — or you could take matters into your own hands with this awesome new bike technology that redirects the bump away from you. The Tortola RoundTail frame ($2,000) transfers the shock of bumps in the road to two hollow steel loops, which replace the conventional twin triangles, cutting vibrations by as much as 50 times.

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