KVA Stainless made an appearance at Interbike last month, showing off their new applications of carbon and steel. What we have here is a stainless steel and carbon structured tube, said to be lighter and better suited for the torsional flex created when riding. This here is a fine example of the technology, welded together on a Dean frame. I’m excited to follow this technology and hear back from those using it on the daily!
“Multi-material tube structure allow for a tube lighter than the original stainless steel tube with stiffer bending/torsion performance.”
Read up a little more at Bike Rumor.