Cruzbike Vendetta ~ Its future, by John Tolhurst, 10/09

VendettaI’m recognizing some criteria that are shaping the result pretty strongly, which might not be apparent.

  1. dual 700c wheels
  2. road bike level components
  3. high(ish) rider height because a lot of people like that
  4. alloy construction for economy and the ability to mass produce
  5. compact overall length

Its the best I can do given those criteria, which by the way, are intended to make this bike usable, practical and affordable.

If we went to one-off carbon fiber construction and stuck the rider way low down, then I guess it would be faster and lighter. But it wouldn’t be such a complex design problem.

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