Today’s athletes are looking for any edge they can gain. Accordingly there is a constant demand to make the tools of their trade lighter, stronger and more reliable.
Mountain bikes take a lot abuse and need to be built to take everything that can be thrown at them including insane downhill descents over rocky terrain with a few jumps and daring manoeuvres thrown in. But always the search for a lighter more reliable bike goes on.
LFT technology has been used to reduce weight in mountainbikes through some innovative new design. Several parts have now been converted from metal to Long Fibre Thermoplastic.