Originally Posted by Bobby Jr
Interesting... Yeah, I agree - the Taiwan and early Chinese ones do seem more solid through the mid-section. I'm so used to this that it feels right. The newest iteration feel good but I think it's just a case of adjusting slightly.
The noise when hitting is the thing which seems the most different. I wonder how much this is related to them being brand new as opposed to any significant differences in composition or fabrication methods???
It's the new Carbon fibre. Unless they stop using Braided Graphite and Kevlar. The early Taiwanese frames were unidirectional Graphite and Kevlar.