Six biggest irritants of modern bicycle design

Which areas of bicycle design could do with... a little bit of tidying up?

irritants of bike design
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Trying to prevent technological advancement in any industry is a bit like swimming against a tide of schooling salmon. The UCI sticks its oar in sometimes, but good engineering always finds a way around. 

If we didn't allow technology to advance, we’d all be riding around on the boneshaker bikes of 1869 - and we’d probably think the rattling experience was as good as it gets. 

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