So, if I drop this thing to the right, or skim a rock with it, I'm gonna bend that hanger in and I walk home? And then, when I try to bend it back, it snaps like a cheap paperclip? Nein danke. I am reminded of the smash Yoko Ono hit, Walking on Thin Ice...
Apparently, the quality of their engineering is reverting. Back in 2005, they sold single speeds with chain tensioners and aluminum frames with replaceable dropouts. Now they sell this:
Photo swiped from Bianchiusa.com, check out that hideous paint removal, and what happens to the disk brake when you move the axle?