The downtube is a cruise missile wing, apparently. Eek.

Chris Hewings from Litespeed showed us the new Litespeed Blade frame, updated from Eurobike. Now it's got internal cable routing, and he also shared some design process secrets with us. Did you know the down tube was manufactured using processes designed for building the wings of cruise missiles? Neither did we. But we do now... [video]

Dave is a founding father of road.cc and responsible for kicking the server when it breaks. In a previous life he was a graphic designer but he's also a three-time Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling world champion, and remains unbeaten through the bog. Dave rides all sorts of bikes but tends to prefer metal ones. He's getting old is why.