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SEPTEMBER 2018 42 CompositesWorld FEATURE / Safe Cycling FIG. 3 Shaving weight, not performance HyperWorks' design optimization solution, OptiStruct (Altair Engineering, Troy, MI, US), reduced the frame weight of Rolo Bikes' (Linköping, Sweden) road bike from 829g to 792g. Final weight after additional tweaks by Rolo's manufacturing team is only 710g (also see Learn More, p. 46). The graphic shows the ply direction for layup of tubes around the gear hub. Source | Rolo Bikes

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