Could this aluminium alloy rival carbon fibre for lightweight frames?

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Jon Woodhouse

Jon is the editor here at off.road.cc. Whether it's big days out on the gravel bike or hurtling down technical singletracks, if it's got two wheels and can be ridden on dirt, then he's into it. 

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3 months 2 days ago

WHere has my comment gone?

3 months 3 days ago

Given that this interesting piece appears on road.cc, why do we have to obtain an off-road.cc login to comment on it? Why don't logins work seamlessly across all your brands?
Ob road.cc: when this alloy is used in aeroplanes, is it glued or rivetted? Also, can this alloy be hydroformed?