Everything You Didn’t Know About Titanium Bikes

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Is titanium the king of bike materials? Many people consider it to be the best frame material but how does it differ to the likes of carbon fibre, aluminium and steel? Alex speaks to titanium bikes expert Tom Sturdy to find out exactly what makes titanium frames and components so good. Should your next bike be titanium? Here’s everything you need to know!

00:00 Intro
00:32 Tom Sturdy
01:00 What is titanium?
02:08 Making a titanium bike
04:18 Comparison to other metals
05:50 Advantages of titanium bikes
07:22 Frame robustness
08:25 Titanium buzz
09:23 Price of titanium bikes
10:58 3D-printed titanium
12:48 Will titanium become mainstream?

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