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Storck Aernario Platinum Edition Road Bike

Storck is saying that it’s new ‘Platinum Edition’ Aernario frameset is the "best ever".

According to Storck, this latest version represents an even lighter and stiffer model over the existing Aernario; which, incidentally, is plenty light and stiff.

So, now comes the question, how did Storck accomplish this ?

The short answer is, only under the secret mastery of Marcus Storck. 😉 

In any case, for us "initiates", this is typically accomplished via an intricate balancing act of removing material from certain key areas while adding some in others in order to retain strength and rigidity. In other words, optimizing tube shapes in terms of material and carbon orientation. Hey, not a bad summation for a mere "initiate". 

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Germany’s ‘Tour’ Magazine is widely regarded as one of the leading Test Publication of everything bicycle related. In the 20 year history of the magazine they summed up the Aernario Platinum: “The balanced properties of the Storck and its combination of excellent comfort, superb road-holding and good handling are not approached by the other racing machines,” writes ‘Tour’ magazine 2013. “The best frame of all time according to Tour standard” (Tour Magazine, Feb 2013).


Taking the Aernario G1 and making further improvements was always going to be a challenge to Markus Storck. To then improve it to an extent that it beat the 2012 ‘Best Bike in the World’ title which Storck already owned (Fascenario 0.6) was the goal. Using the highest modular Carbon Fibres and the most advanced resins with meticulous lay-up techniques, the Platinum Edition provides razor Sharp handling, ground parallel aero dynamics, stiffness and vibration dampening with a frame weight of just 790 grams. Officially: ‘The Best Bike in the World 2013

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